Early morning yoga classes, fresh and organic foods, in-room exercise zones, fitness facilities and even aromatherapy amenities.

It’s all about healthy and holistic travel in Australasia’s newest accommodation brand, EVEN Hotels.

Arriving in Auckland in 2020, the IHG brand is the first of its kind to focuse solely on a traveller’s mental and physical wellbeing.

According to the hospitality group, the property will meet the changing priorities of holidaymakers who are now more concerned with their health and fitness than ever before, even when they’re on the road.

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So what sets this property apart from the other health-focused hotels?

Well, it will have the Best-in-class fitness facilities, in-room exercise zones and simple, fresh and organic foods are the cornerstones.

Beyond food and exercise the brand offers initiatives that build on the bigger wellness picture, such as bedrooms with plush bedding, aromatherapy amenities, intended to encourage a good night’s sleep and lighting profiles that energise and relax.

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Nutritionally-designed menus and quality, ethically-sourced food will be supplied by THR1VE, the food experts who are focused on extraordinary health, deliciously simple. Fitness facilities will include a state-of-the-art, multi-functional zoned gym and flex space for small group fitness classes, and in-room fitness elements.

“We have a created a brand that will deliver a local wellness experience to travellers for whom health and wellbeing is so important.”

Jan Smits, IHG Chief Executive Officer Asia Middle East & Africa

“I firmly believe that the EVEN Hotels brand will be a key driver in market share growth in New Zealand and Australia.”

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Located in the very heart of Auckland’s centre, at the corner of Albert and Wyndham Street, the 200-room EVEN Hotel Auckland will not only look different, but will also have a distinctive vibe. It will feature fresh, natural and modern design; bringing the outdoors inside and offering playful and energising workspaces, dining and social areas, natural outdoor spaces. It will also feature design and technology elements to enable guests to maintain the balance they desire on a daily basis.

EVEN Hotel Auckland is scheduled to open in 2020 and is the first of the brand to be signed outside of North America. It is also the first in Pro-invest Group’s portfolio of 10-15 EVEN Hotels across the capital cities and economic hubs in Australia and New Zealand, in partnership with IHG.

Would you stay at a health-focused property?