Wyndham Hotels and Resorts has added more than 200 new rooms to its New Zealand inventory, opening two newbuild hotels in Auckland and Wellington under its Ramada brand.
The two new properties include the 93-room Ramada by Wyndham Newmarket Auckland and the 117-room Ramada Suites by Wyndham Taranaki Street Wellington, with the two openings taking the development partnership with New Zealand’s Safari Group to 11 hotels. The new properties will be operated by Accommodation Works Limited and the Marsden Group respectively.
The two new hotels feature a range of accommodation layouts from hotel and studio configurations to self-contained multi-bedroom options, designed to suit both leisure and business travellers for either short or longer-term stays.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts President, Asia Pacific, Joon Aun Ooi, said: “With New Zealanders seeking domestic travel more than ever, our two new hotels in highly sought-after locations will help cater to the increased number of New Zealand travellers in 2021 looking to explore the best of their own backyard.”
Ramada by Wyndham Newmarket Auckland is located is a five-storey newbuild in the city’s business district. Apartments feature individual kitchens and laundry facilities, while guests and visitors can also access an equipped purpose-built meeting room for meetings or cocktail functions.
Ramada Suites by Wyndham Taranaki Street Wellington marks the Ramada brand’s debut in the Kiwi capital. The 117-room property is located close to Lambton Quay – a major part of the city’s entertainment and nightlife scene. The six-storey development features studio, one and two-bedroom apartments, some with kitchen and laundry facilities.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Vice President, Operations, South East Asia and Pacific Rim, Ben Schumacher, said he warmly welcomed the two new operating partners for the group’s ongoing expansion in NZ.
“We truly value and appreciate the ongoing support and loyalty from our established partner Marsden Group, and are pleased to warmly welcome Accommodation Works Limited on our first collaboration with the operator.”
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts now operates 15 hotels in New Zealand under three brands – Wyndham Garden, Ramada and La Quinta – across Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch, Albany, Rotorua, Taipa, Hamilton and Wanaka.