Prince William and Kate Middleton

Their schedule has certainly been jam-packed thus far on their Royal Tour of New Zealand, which is why it's so nice to hear that Kate Middleton and Prince William enjoyed a romantic night away from little Prince George so they could ... you know ... get some rest.

And it's not like they shacked up at a local motel or anything remotely shady. (Not that you'd expect that, but still.) Their room at Matakauri Lodge near Queenstown reportedly costs £12,000 per night -- though Kate and Wills supposedly received a nice discount. (Since they're so hard up for cash and all.)

The property is a five-star hotel and sits right on the banks of Lake Wakatipu. Oh, and I guess I should mention that their room actually sounds like more of an estate of sorts. They bunked in the "owner's cottage," which is a four-bedroom house away from the main hotel that comes complete with a private Jacuzzi. (Ooo-la-la.)

And while some may argue that the royal couple didn't really need to escape from George for a night since they just enjoyed a lavish vacation alone in the Maldives not too long ago -- personally I don't blame them one bit for squeezing in a little bit of quality time together. I mean, they brought their nanny along with them on the trip, so what's the big deal if she winds up doing the 3 a.m. feeding on more than one occasion? (Kidding. I'm sure she does it every night. That's what they're paying her for.)

And with all of the pregnancy speculation surrounding Kate these days, we probably shouldn't be surprised that she and Wills wanted a little private time. They can't give Prince George a sibling if they don't have ample time to make him one, right?

Good for them for taking advantage of every second they can get as a couple while they still can. When baby number two eventually arrives, these opportunities will be much more few and far between.

Do you think it's selfish that Kate and Prince William wanted a night away from the baby?

 

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