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Property Ref: 3238

Hotel Development For Sale, Hokitika NZ

Property Type: Development Site

Sale Type: Freehold Investment, Leasehold Interest (Business)

Region: West Coast

Physical Address: 34 Gibson Quay Hokitika 7810

Price: Seeking Expressions of Interest

Broker: Brad Watts

Mobile: +64 21 278 0919


Seeking expressions of interest from hotel operators wanting to strategically strengthen their hotel portfolio geographically on the West Coast of New Zealand, for the leasehold interest and the freehold investment.

Proposed Development: Five storey hotel complex offering 90 -100 guest rooms approx., meeting spaces, restaurant, bar, reception, lobby lounge, public areas and off street parking for coaches and guests.

Prime location: Within easy walking distance to the main tourist retail precinct in the heart of Hokitika’s Township. The hotel will overlook the river mouth with views of the Southern Alps, Mt Cook and Ocean Coastline. The land parcel is 3770 m2 more or less and represents a fantastic opportunity to own and operate an international standard hotel and benefit from the tourism boom in New Zealand.

Proposed Hotel spaces:

  • Ground floor, hotel lobby, reception & gym.
  • Mezzanine, house bar, lounge and guest rooms.
  • Level 1, meeting spaces, restaurant & bar, kitchen and guest rooms.
  • Levels 2 – 5, guest rooms, a maximum of 27 rooms per typical floor.

Opportunities include:

  • Owner/operator lease option, full fit out by the operator. Terms of the lease to be negotiated.
  • Owner/operator freehold investment, fit out by the operator.

Key Tourism Statistic National: Source Statistics New Zealand.

  • International visitor arrivals (year ending December 2015) 3,132,000 growth 10%pa.
  • Commercial accommodation (year ending December 2015) hotel nights 12,832,000 growth 5% pa.
  • Economic Contribution (year ending December 2015) Tourism Market Domestic Expenditure ($b) 18.1, growth 6.3%. International ($b)11.8, growth 17.1%
  • International Tourism forecast (period 2015 to 2021) Total Visitor Arrivals (millions) 2021 3.8, growth PA 4%.

Key International Markets in 2021: 

  • Australia Visitors 1.5m  Spend 2.2M
  • China Visitors 571,000  Spend 2.6M
  • USA Visitors 307,000  Spend 1.7M
  • UK Visitors 217,000   Spend $981,000
  • Germany Visitors 118,000 Spend $675,000
  • Japan Visitors 90,000   Spend $191,000


Please register your level of interest with Brad Watts hotel specialist broker.  Mob: 0212 780 919



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Property Details

Property Type

Development Site

Sale Type

Freehold Investment
Leasehold Interest (Business)


West Coast

Physical Address

34 Gibson Quay Hokitika 7810


Seeking Expressions of Interest

Contact Agents

Brad Watts - Tourism Properties Business Broker

Brad Watts

Tourism & Hospitality Business Broker
Canterbury, Marlborough, Tasman & Upper West Coast
International: +64 21 278 0919
NZ Mobile: 021 278 0919



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