Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Park Hotel Lambton Quay, officially opened


8 November 2016

Park Hotel Lambton Quay, officially opened


Wellington’s newest hotel, Park Hotel Lambton Quay, has been officially opened by His Worship, Justin Lester on 26thOctober 2016.

“We are pleased to announce Park Hotel Lambton Quay’s opening and delighted that the mayor of Wellington could lend his time to launch the hotel.” said by Park Hotel’s director, Alex Cassels.

Mr. Lester joined the local owners and developers Wellington Management Group and over 80 invited guests from the corporate partners, travel and tourism industry to mark the occasion.

Alex Cassels, director of Park Hotel, refits an old office building spanning Lambton Quay and The Terrace into a 137 room hotel. He said: “As Wellington continues to grow, more visitors than ever are coming to experience all the fantastic things we have to offer. This has created a real need for more quality accommodation in the CBD.”

Mr. Lester said: “Alex Cassels has done a fantastic job refurbishing the inner-city office building, which bridges Lambton Quay and The Terrace, into contemporary hotel rooms. The hotel has five different room types, all named after New Zealand birds, which look great and are sure to appeal to a wide variety of visitors.”

The $8.5 million hotel is centrally located between the bustling Terrace and Midland Park. It is set to become a must-stay space to for business or leisure.

“Park Hotel is an excellent addition to Wellington’s CBD, offering the growing number of visitors another great accommodation option” said by Wellington Chamber Chief Executive John Milford. Park Hotel features 137 stylish rooms with complimentary WiFi internet, fully equipped business centre- The Pavilion and modern tiled bathroom. Guests have complimentary access to Wellington’s favourite gym, Les Mills. The hotel also features an adjoining restaurant, Sterling Woodfire Eatery & Bar which is positively reviewed by the local people.

Park Hotel really couldn’t be in a better location. It is within walking distance of all the city’s major tourism hot spots such as Te Papa,waterfront and Lambton Quay Shopping area. David Jones is just across the road, and the city’s best restaurants are all a short distance.

Park Hotel is bookable on www.parkhotel.co.nz. Room rates from NZD $159 per room per night.


ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Westpac: Sets Out Plan To Go Cheque-Free

Westpac NZ has announced details of its plan to phase out cheques, after signalling in May that it would be supporting a move to other forms of payment. Cheques will cease to be available as a means of payment after 25 June 2021. Westpac NZ General ... More>>

ALSO:

NZTA: Major New Zealand Upgrade Programme Projects Go To Tender

Two major New Zealand Upgrade Programme projects are beginning tenders for construction. The New Zealand Upgrade Programme is a $6.8 billion investment to get our cities moving, to save lives and boost productivity in growth areas. The first Auckland ... More>>

Reserve Bank: RBNZ Seeks To Preserve Benefits Of Cash

The Reserve Bank – Te Pūtea Matua is taking on a new role of steward of the cash system “to preserve the benefits of cash for all who need them”, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby told the Royal Numismatics Society of New Zealand annual conference ... More>>

ALSO:

Economy: Double-Dip Recession Next Year, But Housing Rolls On

New Zealand's economy is expected to slip back into recession early next year as delayed job losses, falling consumer spending, and the absence of international tourists bites into growth. More>>

ALSO:

Microsoft New Zealand: Microsoft Expands “Highway To A Hundred Unicorns” Initiative To Support Startups In Asia Pacific

New Zealand, 14 October 2020 – Today Microsoft for Startups launches the Highway to a Hundred Unicorns initiative in Asia Pacific to strengthen the region’s startup ecosystem. This follows the initiative’s success in India, where 56 startups were ... More>>

Fonterra: Farmers Taking Another Step Towards New Zealand’s Low Emissions Food Production

They’re hot off the press and intended to help take the heat out of climate change. Fonterra farmers are already among the world’s most sustainable producers of milk and now have an additional tool in their sustainability toolbox. Over the last few ... More>>

ALSO:



Courts: Businessman Eric Watson Sentenced To A Four-Month Jail Term

New Zealand businessman Eric Watson has been sentenced to a four-month jail term in the UK for contempt of court, TVNZ reports. More>>

OECD: Area Employment Rate Falls By 4.0 Percentage Points, To 64.6% In Second Quarter Of 2020

The OECD area employment rate – the share of the working-age population with jobs – fell by 4.0 percentage points, to 64.6%, in the second quarter of 2020, its lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2010. Across the OECD area, 560 million persons ... More>>

Spark: Turns On 5G In Auckland And Offers A Glimpse Into The Future Of Smart Cities

Spark turned on 5G in downtown Auckland today and has partnered with Auckland Transport (AT) to showcase some of the latest in IoT (Internet of Things) technology and demonstrate what the future could look like for Auckland’s CBD with the power of 5G. 5G is ... More>>

Stats NZ: Monthly Migration Remains Low

Since the border closed in late-March 2020, net migration has averaged about 300 a month, Stats NZ said today. In the five months from April to August 2020, overall net migration was provisionally estimated at 1,700. This was made up of a net gain ... More>>

University of Canterbury: Proglacial Lakes Are Accelerating Glacier Ice Loss

Lake Tasman, New Zealand | 2016 | Photo: Dr Jenna Sutherland Meltwater lakes that form at glacier margins cause ice to recede much further and faster compared to glaciers that terminate on land, according to a new study. But the effects of these glacial ... More>>

ALSO:

Dairy: Fonterra Sells China Farms

Fonterra has agreed to sell its China farms for a total of $555 million (RMB 2.5 billion*1), after successfully developing the farms alongside local partners. Inner Mongolia Natural Dairy Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of China Youran Dairy Group Limited ... More>>

ALSO: