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The countdown is on: Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park debuts in December

Get ready, because New Zealand’s first new-build Holiday Inn hotel in a decade is on track to open its doors in Queenstown in early December.

Get ready, because New Zealand’s first new-build Holiday Inn hotel in a decade is on track to open its doors in Queenstown in early December.

Next month, Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park will be welcoming guests to the beauty of the mountains.

Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park is the first full-service hotel to open within the new Remarkables Park lifestyle development in Frankton, joining a multi-use retail, resort, residential, and recreational precinct to enhance Queenstown’s thriving community.

The multimillion-dollar hotel with 182 rooms and suites – many with mountain views of The Remarkables – is set to unveil the first Holiday Inn ‘Open Lobby’ in New Zealand, which is said to transform the traditional hotel lobby and separate eating areas into one inviting, comfortable and energetic living space.

Mirroring a laid-back living room, open lobby offers guests a casual and flexible space to eat, drink, work, meet, relax, and socialise.

Guests will be able move seamlessly between the fireplace, Giants restaurant and bar, media lounge, cosy seating areas, and E-Bar with plug-in power, Wi-Fi, and wireless printing.

Holiday Inn Queenstown
Mathew Simister

General Manager of Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park, Mathew Simister, says the hotel is on track for its December opening and will set a new benchmark for Holiday Inn in the region.

“We are excited to open New Zealand’s flagship Holiday Inn hotel and showcase the brand’s next-generation open lobby design, which will set the new standard for Holiday Inn properties across Australasia.

“For family, active leisure and business travellers, we believe there’s no better full-service hotel that offers affordable accommodation, that genuinely and conveniently connects you with the awe-inspiring beauty of Queenstown’s snow-capped mountains, rugged trails, river canyons and vineyards.

“We look forward to contributing to the ongoing success of the Remarkables Park lifestyle development and welcoming our first guests to the hotel this December,” concluded Simister.

Holiday Inn Queenstown
King room view

Perfectly positioned to explore all sides of Queenstown and the greater Central Otago region, Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park is situated a convenient 5-minute drive from Queenstown Airport and 30-minutes to The Remarkables ski area.

Twin, King and Accessible rooms and suites all include Vittoria pod coffee machines, robes, slippers, and easy to use technology with smart TVs and free Wi-Fi.

Designed with floor-to-ceiling glass, a reflection of Queenstown’s natural beauty continues indoors with organic textures throughout.

Holiday Inn Queenstown
Holiday Inn Queenstown exterior

Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park says it will offer locals and guests a new go-to place for distinct food and drink options.

Inspired by the mountainous giants of the Southern Alps, Giants Restaurant, Bar and to-go Café serves refined rustic food and drink infused with local flavour. Rolling Giants to-go Café offers both healthy and indulgent snacks, teas and Vittoria barista coffee throughout the day.

The expansive lobby fireplace warmly invites guests to gather and taste a fine selection of Central Otago wines and craft beers from Giants Bar.

Serious snow-chasers can wake to the weather report from the comfort of their mountain-view room, fuel up for the day with breakfast at Giants Restaurant or grab-and-go provisions from Rolling Giants.

Within 30 minutes’ drive, skiers can be boarding the chairlift to catch the first run of the day.

Guests will be rewarded for their stay at Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park through IHG Rewards, where they can enjoy member-only benefits and earn points on every stay at 6,000 destinations globally.

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