Accommodation

ABC College of English is able to provide affordable, safe and secure rooms for Students

Select your Accommodation Type.

Unique to ABC College is our student accommodation.

95% of our students stay in our Student Residence, Shotover Lodge. It is apartment style living, with a communal kitchen and lounge. It is a place where ABC College of English students can mix and socialise with domestic QRC students to continuously improve their English skills.

Shotover Lodge Accommodation.

ABC College of English is able to provide affordable accommodation for students at our Student Residenc.

Located in picturesque Arthur’s Point, at the base of Coronet Peak ski field and a short 7 minute bus ride into the centre of Queenstown, Shotover Lodge offers studio-style apartment living. Each room has either a balcony or patio with outdoor furniture, a sofa, coffee table and colour TV.

AMENITIES

Shotover Lodge Features

These Features are available

En-suite Bathroom

All rooms have an en-suite bathroom and shower.

Bedding

We provide all the bedding you need to stay warm in the winter.

Kitchenette Included

including a fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster, as well as basic cutlery and dishes.

Balcony or Patio

BBQ area with picnic tables and expansive grassed areas

Community Lounge

Pool table, fireplace, couches, television and dining tables

Free Parking

Outside, you’ll find ample free parking spaces.

Room Options.

Note: Most rooms are set up as single rooms with a king sized bed, however, if you're coming with a friend who is also studying at ABC College, we can set the rooms as a twin share, with two single beds.

Other shared areas include our fully equipped commercial kitchen and our spacious guest lounge. The lounge features a pool table, fireplace, couches, television and dining tables.

Single Room

Single rooms with a king sized bed.

Twin Share

Twin Shared room with two single beds

Price*

$360 / week

$480 / week

Inclusions

  • En-suite (bathroom and shower)

  • Central heating

  • kitchenette including a fridge, microwave and cutlery and crockery

  • En-suite (bathroom and shower)

  • Central heating

  • kitchenette including a fridge, microwave an cutlery and crockery

Inlcusions

Price*

A service fee of $150 per student will apply, which includes linen provision.
*All fees are for students only and are in NZD$

Shotover Lodge FAQs.

Here's all the question we've been asked about Shotover Lodge

How does the laundry work?

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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.

Is there Wi-Fi?

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An unlimited internet allowance is included as part of your stay.

What does the Twin Bedroom have?

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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.

What are the communal facilities?

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Fully equipped kitchen, lounge room, free pool table, couches, television and fireplace. Outdoor BBQ area & outdoor open fireplace.

How far away is Shotover Lodge from Queenstown?

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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.

Homestay Accommodation.

Homestays remain a popular option with international students as a way in which to engage conversational English outside of taught lessons, and to experience their time in New Zealand from a ‘kiwi’ perspective. We offer homestay but it is subject to availability.

All homestays include breakfast and dinner Monday – Friday, and all meals during weekends and Public Holidays.

AMENITIES

Homestay Features

These Features are available

Shared Bathroom

Insert homestay bathroom info

Free Bedding

We provide all the bedding you need to stay warm in the winter.

A Friendly Homestay Family

The schools homestay families and caring, friendly and helpful

Opportunity to Practice your English

A great opportunity to learn and practise your English naturally

Meals

All homestays include breakfast and dinner Monday – Friday, and all meals during weekends and Public Holidays.

Single Room

You will have your own room in your homestay

Homestay Options.

Note: 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.

We try our best to match each student with a suitable host family, based on shared interests and requests.

Single Room

Single room in a family home.

Price*

$420 / week

Inlcusions

  • 2 meals on weekdays

  • 3 meals on weekends and national holidays

  • Heating, Air conditioning

  • Access to Wifi

Placement Fee*

$250 Placement Fee Applies

*All fees are in NZD$

Homestay FAQs.

Here's all the question we've been asked about our Homestay program

How will I get to my homestay when I arrive in Queenstown?

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We offer transport from Queenstown Airport to your homestay (95 NZD)

What does the homestay include?

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TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Shared bathroom.

Will I know my homestay family before I arrive in New Zealand?

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The school inform students of their homestay family details before their departure for New Zealand.

What can I expect of the homestay environment?

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A typical New Zealand homestay house has gardens and lawns. Each student has their own separate room.

What meals are provided with the homestay?

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All homestays include breakfast and dinner Monday – Friday, and all meals during weekends and Public Holidays.

What are the benefits of a homestay?

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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.