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Something for Everyone in the Capital this Winter

07 August 2014

Something for Everyone in the Capital this Winter

Treat yourself to a winter weekend getaway to Wellington, sure to boost your spirits and see you through to summer with upcoming events to make the Capital your destination of choice.

This season, Wellington has on offer an exciting history in the making with sports tournament and culinary events to ignite the passions of Kiwi food lovers, leaving no excuse not to visit!

• Wellington on a Plate is dishing up the finest food in the Capital until the end of August. The gastronomic event celebrates all things edible and dares to push food boundaries. From pretzel-making and artisan baking to symphonic feasts, this must-visit festival is food inspiration on a plate.

• For foodies and beer brewing connoisseurs the Beervana Festival takes place from the 22-23 August offering beer tasting at the Westpac Stadium. With more than 200 different craft beers on show and master classes on beer brewing all washed down with food from the Wellington Food scenes most delicious eateries, this is an event for every diary.

• For the sport enthusiasts, the Football United Tour kicks off on 26 August. This football extravaganza is an experience not to be missed as the Wellington Phoenix play two English Premier League sides for the first time on New Zealand shores.
Located right in the heart of Wellington’s bustling CBD, and just a short stroll to an endless abundance of cafes, bars and restaurants Travelodge Wellington offers the perfect base for your weekend away, no matter the reason for your stay.

And this season, Travelodge Wellington has a deal to make a weekend escape even sweeter. For any weekend stay* until the end of August, guests can choose from a free bottle of wine, parking, or breakfast, from $119.

Newly renovated, the hotel offers 132 spacious rooms with sweeping city views to wake up to and offers 24-hour reception assistance and local advice to help you make the most of your stay.

To unwind and relax after your Wellington excursions meals and refreshments are available in Travelodge Wellington’s Steps Restaurant & Bar - the perfect place to unwind and relax. If you would prefer to stay in the comfort of your spacious room, room service is also available.

The Ambassador of Great Weekends, TFE Hotels is also giving away 52 weekends, including Virgin Australia flights and TFE Hotels’ accommodation, as well as an Ultimate Weekend Away for one person and 11 friends, valued at $15,000.

To find out more and book your stay visit www.tfehotels.com

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