New Zealand is back and open for business (or fun) with the easing of its border and quarantine restrictions to vaccinated travellers from across the globe.
With 15 hotels in New Zealand ranging from our relaxed lifestyle brands for couples or families, to our business traveller favourites, there is something for everyone if you’re planning a visit.
Here are five of our favourite New Zealand cities that will provide you with a memorable holiday enjoying culture, food and adventure, as well as a productive business trip with everything at your fingertips.
The cosmopolitan city of Auckland is located on the north island, situated on twin harbours and surrounded by rolling volcanic hills, creating the perfect mix of city vibes and natural beauty. Here you will find delicious international cuisine, world-class attractions and venues, whether you are travelling for business or leisure.
Ramada by Wyndham Newmarket Auckland provides the ideal central location close to everything you will need and want during your stay. The hotel is 100% New Zealand owned and operated so you will truly be supporting locals. The thoughtful and friendly Kiwi hospitality isn’t the only aspect you will enjoy, with contemporary facilities and luxury apartment style accommodation for all types of travellers.
The new hotel is located in Newmarket, which is one of Auckland’s most desirable communities being in the heart of premier shopping, dining and entertainment facilities, with the Westfield Newmarket Shopping Centres just two minute walk away.
Being located a short walk from the Newmarket train stations puts you within easy reach of everything else the city has to offer from the harbourside attractions to parklands, gardens and the iconic Sky Tower in the centre of the city.
Ramada by Wyndham Newmarket Auckland
One of the northern most suburbs of Auckland metropolitan area, Albany is a suburb ideal for those looking for a more laid back location close to the beaches to the north of the city. With the growing beachside town of Orewa just a 15-minute drive away and the CBD 30 minutes, you’ll be on the doorstep of both oceanside relaxation and the hustle and bustle of city life.
Ramada Suites by Wyndham Albany provides stylish accommodation with a mix of studio, one and two-bedroom self-contained apartments, making it suitable for all types of travellers. Rooms feature kitchen and laundry facilities and the hotel offers free Wi-Fi and parking.
The hotel is located close to various restaurants and retail outlets as well as the QBE North Harbour Stadium which is the place to catch a game of rugby and football. Other nearby sporting facilities include the new Albany Stadium Swimming Pool and Gym, as well as the Albany Tennis Park.
Travel further afield and enjoy everything Auckland city has to offer or opt for a more nature-filled experience and take a day trip on a glass bottom boat to the mysterious caves and rocky cliffs of Goat Island, where you will see an abundance of marine life and birds. Just 35-minutes from Orewa are the stylish boutiques and galleries of Matakana Village – a world away from the bustling city life.
Ramada Suites by Wyndham Albany
Christchurch is steeped in history and culture, with a modern twist thanks to the urban regeneration and innovation occurring across the city. As the largest city on New Zealand’s South Island, it is home to an abundance of green space and natural beauty to explore. The Avon River, which runs through the city brings a natural landscape to the urban environment and is ideal for water based activities such as the iconic ‘Punting on the Avon’, a relaxing tour of the city aboard an Edwardian style boat.
Wyndham Garden Christchurch Kilmore Street is a modern hotel in the heart of the CBD by the Riverside Market, the casino and Canterbury Museum. The hotel’s modern amenities include a gym, café and free Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay healthy and connecting during your stay.
A must-see attraction on your visit to Christchurch is the nearby International Antarctic Centre where you can get up close to penguins and huskies, or for more wildlife experiences, head to Orana Wildlife Park to spot native kiwi birds. Hit the slopes and go skiing or snowboarding on Mount Hutt to complete your winter experience and warm off in the thermal pools of Hanmer Springs.
For adventure seekers there are plenty of options from mountain bike riding to zip lining at Christchurch Adventure Park or enjoy the best views of Christchurch from the park’s 18km chairlift which is the longest in New Zealand.
Wyndham Garden Christchurch Kilmore Street
You’ll see why this popular ski town is renowned for its stunning scenery as you fly into Queenstown over the snow-capped Remarkables mountain range. Queenstown is a skiing paradise with easy access to the county’s top ski fields including Treble Cone and Cardrona. Adventure can be found at every turn, with an abundance of bungee jumping, jetboating and canyon swinging available to get your adrenalin pumping.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a Wyndham Hotels & Resorts property for your stay, with four hotels centrally located across the city. Wyndham Garden Remarkables Park Queenstown, La Quinta by Wyndham Remarkables Park Queenstown and Ramada by Wyndham Queenstown Central will put you in the heart of the city’s key attractions, restaurants, bars and cafes.
All hotels feature modern amenities and a variety of room types to suit families, couples and business travellers. Onsite food and beverage facilities are available for breakfast and lunch and free Wi-Fi can be enjoyed during your stay.
With so much natural beauty around you, enjoy a stroll around Lake Wakatipu or jump aboard a boat and take a tour of the waterway while learning about the town’s history. There are vineyards and cellar doors to explore and many historic sites which can be enjoyed on hiking and biking trails around the town.
Wyndham Garden Remarkables Park Queenstown
There’s plenty of reasons why Wellington was recently named “the coolest capital in the world’ by Lonely Planet. The capital city of New Zealand is located in the southern most point of the North Island and is a melting pot of arts and culture with a vibrant nightlife and a variety of casual restaurants, night markets and food trucks to keep your taste buds satisfied.
Ramada by Wyndham Wellington Taranaki Street is the first Wyndham property to open in the capital, putting travellers in the heart of the central business district and all the city’s beauty. The well-appointed guest rooms feature all the mod-cons and the dependable amenities and friendly service makes it the ideal spot for business meetings or celebrations with its own event space and free Wi-Fi.
The hotel is just a short stroll from the bustling Cuba Street, where restaurants, cafes, bars and shops are aplenty. The picturesque waterfront is just minutes away along with Wellington train station which gives you easy access to the rest of the city.
For a unique way to experience the city ride the Wellington Cable Car for picturesque panoramic views of the city and its surrounds including the lush displays at Wellington Botanic Garden. For an incredible night time experience try stargazing at Space Place at Carter Observatory.
Ramada by Wyndham Wellington Taranaki Street
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