Swiss-Belhotel International has opened its latest 5-star premium boutique hotel, Swiss-Belboutique Napier, in New Zealand.

The chain’s the Chairman and President, Gavin M. Faull, said the property was a significant addition to the Group the attractive art-deco destination of Napier.

He said offering one of the most spacious rooms and enticing facilities, Swiss-Belboutique Napier promises unique and personalised experience for discerning travellers.

“I am proud to announce the opening of the Swiss-Belboutique Napier,” he said. “I am committed to supporting the growth of tourism and development in my country and this is a tremendous step forward in this direction.

“This spectacular upscale hotel is the perfect property to introduce our upscale boutique brand and I strongly believe it is an excellent addition to not just our portfolio but it also stands true to the art-deco destination.

“I am looking forward to delivering unforgettable and immersive experiences to our guests while having our top priority as health, safety and well-being of our guests, team members and business associates.”

The premium boutique hotel lies in the central business district, a short walk to Hastings St pedestrian mall, the waterfront and Napier’s famous Art-Deco attractions.

Swiss-Belboutique Napier features 52 spacious and stylish guest rooms and suites, a bar and lounge area, a fully-equipped fitness centre, and secure on-site parking.

The property is also home to Social Kitchen, which showcases New Zealand cuisine with a modern twist.

“The emphasis of Saffron Social Kitchen lies on seasonal local produce and sustainability,” Faull said. “Working with the complete product and not only part of it – nothing goes to waste.

“Featuring an intimate restaurant setting and a warm ambience, Saffron Social Kitchen offers the perfect option for a special dining experience and opens all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6.30am to 9.30pm.”

Swiss-Belboutique Napier is also one of the few pet-friendly hotels in town and caters to the travelling needs of animal-lovers.

Swiss-Belhotel International Vice President of Operations & Development – Australia and New Zealand, Patrick Laybutt, added: “We’re very excited to debut this brand in Napier.

“We are eager to welcome travellers and make them experience our international hospitality.

“In celebration of our soft opening, we are offering a 15% discount for all room types and a complimentary bottle of wine to celebrate your stay with us in December.”

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management