Early December has been defined as the most likely opening window for New Zealand’s first newly-built Holiday Inn in over a decade, as the Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park prepares to welcome its first guests.
First announced at AHICE two years ago, the 182-room property will be the star of a rapidly evolving Frankton lifestyle district that includes several new hotels and resorts, residential areas and attractions. recreational activities in line with the ski areas and outdoor activities of the region. The hotel will be located five minutes from Queenstown Airport and 30 minutes from the Remarkables ski area.
Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park will also become the brand’s first in New Zealand to feature the brand’s “Open Lobby” concept which has gradually rolled out across the world and recently arrived in Australia when it opened. at the Holiday Inn Werribee in July.
The lobby will provide flexible spaces for guests to dine, socialize and organize meetings with venues and lounges including an elegant fireplace, ‘Giants’ restaurant and bar, media lounge and electronic bar with Wi-Fi connection. free, wireless printing and plenty of power outlets for customers to charge their devices.
A fitness center and a secure drying room will allow skiers to let their equipment dry for the next day.
Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park general manager Mathew Simister said the hotel will set a new benchmark for the brand in New Zealand.
“As the brand’s first newly constructed hotel in New Zealand in a decade, the Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park will impress with its modern design encapsulating the local environment, mountain views and vibrant local cuisine.
“For families, active vacationers and business travelers, we believe there is no better full-service hotel that offers affordable accommodation that truly and conveniently connects you with the awe-inspiring beauty of the snow-capped mountains of Queenstown, rugged trails, river canyons and vineyards. “
For groups and meetings, the hotel has four modular meeting rooms for parties of up to 30 people, with a theater also available for events of up to 200. The spaces are naturally lit by large windows and equipped. the latest audiovisual installations, videoconferencing and unlimited Wi-Fi.