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Hotel Chatham offers the best in Hotel, Motel, Bed & Breakfast and Backpacker style accommodation on the beautiful, untouched Chatham Islands.

Built in the 1860's Hotel Chatham has the best of both worlds, the charm of a bygone era combined with all the facilities of modern hotel accommodation.

Situated by the sea in the main settlement of Waitangi, Hotel Chatham has been owned and operated by the Croon family for more than 25 years and still retains the friendly atmosphere of a family run business.

The fully-licensed restaurant serves the best in local produce, including the speciality, freshly-caught seafood from the bountiful surrounding ocean.

Guests can sample the best of New Zealand wine while taking in the superb seaside views from the bar and restaurant.

Accommodation at Hotel Chatham has been designed to suit every taste and budget, with 19 modern and spacious rooms, from Superior Suites and Executive Suites, to Double, Twin and Single Units.

Situated in an elegant country location The Traveller's Rest has modern and spacious rooms designed to let you unwind, listen to the birds and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the island.

For backpackers there are the Lookout Backpackers, with a choice of a double bedroom, single bedroom, or bunk rooms, or the recently renovated Beach House Backpackers, a self-contained, shared facility beach cottage. Both facilities can be booked separately but are also ideal for groups.

So come and visit the glorious Chatham Islands where you’re promised a memorable holiday like no other.