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You will receive a confirmation of accommodation from Shotover Lodge within 48 hours of completing your booking.
Fully equipped kitchen, lounge room, free pool table, couches, television and fireplace. Outdoor BBQ area & outdoor open fireplace.
Once you have booked and made a payment, we can confirm your accommodation booking. Homestay accommodation is not automatically guaranteed and will rely on the availability of an appropriate host for the duration of your request.
Laundry facilities are a low price of $4 per wash and $4 per dry. Other shared areas include our fully equipped kitchen and our spacious guest lounge. The lounge is decked out with a pool table, fireplace, couches, television and dining tables.
The closest bus station is just a 3-minute walk from the school. Queenstown Airport is only a 20-minute bus ride away.
Shotover Lodge is located in Arthurs Point, just a 7 minute drive from Queenstown, and 15 minutes from Arrowtown. Just down the road from the world-famous Shotover River.
We offer transport from Queenstown Airport to your homestay (95 NZD)
If you require any amendments to your booking, you can contact Admissions directly at email@example.com. Requests are not guaranteed and will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
An unlimited internet allowance is included as part of your stay.
You will receive an offer letter within 24 hours of submitting your booking.
Bring your documentation, including your visa, passport, and insurance if applicable. Bring some comfortable walking shoes, and of course, bring a smile!
These are tests to see what level of English you are for your reading, writing, speaking and listening. They are to help place you in the correct class for your abilities.
If the school is closed for your first day, we will let you know via email. If you think this might happen, feel free to contact us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students who stay with ABC College of English personally selected homestay families experience a great opportunity to learn and practise their English naturally, in everyday life situations.
A typical New Zealand homestay house has gardens and lawns. Each student has their own separate room.
Sleeps up to 2 persons with 2 single beds. Has an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet, kitchenette, microwave and refrigerator, flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, as well as balcony/patio with outdoor table and chairs.
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Shared bathroom.
All homestays include breakfast and dinner Monday – Friday, and all meals during weekends and Public Holidays.
We currently offer General English and Academic English. More courses coming in the future!
You must be 18 years of age to enrol
ABC College of English Queenstown is located in the city of Queenstown, on the banks of Lake Wakatipu, on New Zealand's South Island. The school is located in the heart of Queenstown, with many eateries, bars and interesting venues nearby. Attractions within walking distance of the school include Queenstown Bay Beach, several extreme sports venues such as Shotover Canyon Swing, iFLY Indoor Skydiving and green areas such as Queenstown Gardens. There are also various supermarkets, amenities and links to public transport nearby. The popular Queenstown Bay is a 3-minute walk from the school and has fantastic views of the mountains and Lake Wakatipu.
Conveniently located in the centre of Queenstown, across from Queenstown Gardens and close to the shops, banks and bus stop. Ability to combine English language learning and an adventure activity experience such as snowboarding.
The school inform students of their homestay family details before their departure for New Zealand.
Yes. 95% of our students reside at our Student Residence, Shotover Lodge. Homestay is available, subject to availability. Book early and for the full duration of study to avoid disappointment!
We can often provide students with their accommodation requests, however, Queenstown is a very busy place and occasionally accommodation does book out. You will be notified if this is the case, and we always recommend booking with plenty of time in advance to avoid disappointment!
You need to pay at the time of your booking. It is important to confirm details with your client prior to finalising your booking.
8.30am - 1.00pm. 30 minute break at 10.30am.
Generally, yes. If you study for 14 weeks or more on a student visa you may be entitled to 20hrs per week. You can also work if you have a working holiday visa. Always check the conditions on your visa for specific details.
Variety of nationalities throughout Asia, South America and Europe.