Media Release

NZ’s Leading Hotel Suite at the World Travel Awards

November 11th 2020


For the third year running, InterContinental Wellington is recognized for offering NZ's Leading Hotel Suite at the World Travel Awards

Wellington re-affirms its luxury proposition by holding a firm grip on the title of NZ’s Leading Hotel Suite in the heart of NZ’s Capital City

LogoPreviously awarded New Zealand’s Leading Hotel Suite at the World Travel Awards in 2018 and 2019, InterContinental Wellington has struck gold yet again in 2020 and holds the title for the third-year running. Since their inception almost three decades ago, the World Travel Awards serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

“We are delighted to receive this award which acknowledges our owner’s commitment to provide a world-class luxury experience in the heart of Wellington” said Scott Hamilton, InterContinental Wellington’s General Manager, adding “Our Presidential Suite is definitely seen as the summit of our hotel’s luxury proposition, but it doesn’t stop there. The award for NZ’s Leading Hotel Suite is a reflection of the unparalleled level of service that also runs across all tiers of suites and guest rooms at InterContinental Wellington.”  

InterContinental’s Presidential Suite is recognised as the largest in the Capital City, boasting more than 145 sq. meters of sophisticated space and décor. Located on the top floor of InterContinental Wellington, the suite provides panoramic harbour views and luxury amenities. This exclusive space holds a separate lounge area with comfortable seating to entertain twelve people at least, with an interconnecting large dining area for eight.

The bedroom is separate from the main lounge, featuring large windows and its own expansive harbour views. Guests can request how firm they would like their own bed, as well as having the luxury of choice to select their personal preference from a pillow menu. The spacious bedroom leads to a walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom that truly reflects the premium position of the hotel – providing guests with an indulging roman bathtub, dual sinks and a stylish dual-shower. With an unsurpassed level of service and technological innovations, the Suite is furnished with lounge HD entertainment system and a digital panel that controls lights, electric curtains and other ambiance features in the room.

InterContinental Wellington draws on the experience of the global brand, renowned for its glamour, sophistication and unrivalled cosmopolitan heritage. Acclaimed as the world’s first international luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has been pioneering travel across the globe for more than 70 years. It is the seamless and personal service that makes InterContinental Wellington one of the best luxury hotels in the heart of New Zealand's Capital City. Guests experience truly memorable moments and get the insider knowledge from the hotel’s award-winning Concierge team, to help them discover the arts, events, shopping and the culinary culture that Wellington is renowned for.

The award reinforces the status of the hotel as the prime luxury hotel in NZ’s Capital City. Befitting Wellington as a travel destination, our Capital’s luxury positioning is boldly re-affirmed for guests seeking the highest standards of accommodation and travel experience.

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