Our Story

The Carlin is a five star luxury boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Queenstown, New Zealand. Crafted with passion by the late Kevin Carlin, a visionary property developer, composer and seasoned hospitality industry veteran.

Established in 2022, The Carlin ushered in a new era of luxury hospitality, making waves in the picturesque hills of Queenstown. Our suites are appointed with the most elegant finishes and all the lavish touches a discerning guest might desire. Renowned for our meticulous attention to detail and the seclusion provided by our suites and location, The Carlin swiftly became the preferred choice for the global elite and celebrities alike.

At The Carlin, we take pride in delivering exceptional service infused with warm-hearted kiwi hospitality. We invite you to experience it for yourself.


Important announcement:

Carlin Hotel Property Management Limited and Queenstown Views Villas Limited (Both In Receivership) (together “the Companies”) operating The Carlin Boutique Hotel Queenstown (“The Carlin Hotel”) and Restaurant Oro were put into receivership on 26 February 2024.The Carlin Hotel continues to trade and all booking reservations will continue to be honoured until further notice. We confirm that any deposit paid prior to the booking date of your stay will be protected. Subject to The Carlin Hotel’s standard cancellation terms/timeframes, all deposits are to be refunded to guests should The Carlin Hotel cease to trade prior to the booking date.

Any booking to stay at The Carlin Hotel is strictly on the basis that the receivers do not accept any personal liability for the obligations of the companies in receivership.