New Zealand says “Kia Ora” to its first voco hotel
New Zealand today welcomed its first ownership of the voco brand with the highly anticipated launch of voco city center of Aucklanda brand new, state-of-the-art hotel in the heart of the City of Sails.
A joint partnership between Pro-invest Hotels and IHG Hotels & Resorts, the start of voco city center of Auckland is the voco brand’s first foray into New Zealand and signals the brand’s continued growth around the world.
With an ideal location in central Auckland on the corner of Albert Street and Wyndham Street, the new hotel is part of a twin tower complex, which also includes the 294 rooms Holiday Inn Express Auckland city center which is scheduled to open later this month.
Located right in the beating heart of Auckland, this vibrant, playful hotel blends premium essentials with indulgent touches to offer 201 spacious rooms and suites that reflect voco’s warm, signature style. Each stylishly appointed guest room and suite features premium, sustainable bedding with cocoon-like comfort, handpicked artwork, intelligent in-room technology, and stylish marble bathrooms with eco-conscious rain showers and Antipodes toiletries.
Designed by interior design firm Richards Stanisich, the new guest rooms and suites offer a serene place to relax, with a moody palette of deep blues and charcoal complemented by splashes of signature Voco yellow, warm wood tones with brass accents, and unique artwork.
The cozy Italian trattoria on the ground floor of the hotel, Mozzarella & Co serves an a la carte and breakfast buffet, as well as homemade pizzas and pasta for lunch and dinner, complemented by a boutique wine list, beers, and cocktails.
With the opening in mid-June, good times await at sky-high heights Bar Albert, voco’s rooftop destination, which is also New Zealand’s tallest rooftop bar. The glamorous Art Deco-inspired bar will feature an open terrace and atmospheric, sumptuous interiors, enticing guests to enjoy a drink inside or out.
The world-renowned Kiwi charm will be on full display thanks to the hotel’s Voco hosts, whose job is to welcome guests and attend to guests’ needs while each guest receives a carefully crafted Voco welcome gift that to give him a taste of the Auckland locale. Guests can step into a voco life voco city center of Auckland with communal areas, bars and lounges where you can meet, eat, drink and play anytime throughout the day.
Voko Auckland city center also makes it an ideal destination for conferences, meetings and events with five flexible meeting rooms available in addition to Bar Albert and Mozzarella & Co. providing additional space for more relaxed, social gatherings.
Specially designed to reduce the impact on the environment, voco city center of Auckland is aiming for a Level 3/Level 4 Green Engage certification by implementing a number of sustainable initiatives, such as the bathrooms, which reduce plastic waste by up to 80%.
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