Wyndham opens La Quinta in Auckland, New Zealand

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts launches La Quinta by Wyndham Parnell Auckland, its third New Zealand property, strengthening its regional presence.

SINGAPORE – Wyndham Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of La Quinta by Wyndham Parnell Auckland, New Zealand. In collaboration with Safari Group of New Zealand, a strategic partner of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the 116-room La Quinta by Wyndham Parnell Auckland becomes the third La Quinta by Wyndham property in the country and the second in Auckland. This follows the successful opening of La Quinta by Wyndham Ellerslie Auckland in 2023, further strengthening Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ expanding presence in the region.

The opening comes amidst a backdrop of a thriving tourism sector in New Zealand, seeing a remarkable 159% surge in ‘bleisure’ travel planning in 2023, as reported by In 2023, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts opened key properties in New Zealand, including La Quinta by Wyndham Ellerslie Auckland and TRYP by Wyndham Tory Street Wellington, underscoring Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to enhancing its hospitality offerings in this key tourism market.

Ben Schumacher, Vice President of Operations for Southeast Asia, and Pacific Rim at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, shared, “We are delighted to expand our long-standing partnership with Safari Group by opening the 2nd La Quinta by Wyndham property in Auckland, New Zealand. Renowned for its stunning natural scenery and dynamic tourism industry, New Zealand is a top destination for both business and leisure travelers. As the trend of bleisure continues to rise, we remain dedicated to making hotel travel possible for all in this highly desirable market.”

Benjamin Trotter, CFO and COO of Safari Hotels, a division of the Safari Group stated, ” Our long-term partnership with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has been a cornerstone of our success in New Zealand’s hospitality sector. Through this strategic collaboration, we have leveraged Wyndham’s extensive global network, robust commercial and operational best practices. This has allowed us to enhance our service offerings, optimize operational efficiency, and deliver exceptional guest experiences. Our shared vision and commitment to excellence have fostered a culture of continuous improvement and strategic growth, enabling us to set new benchmarks in hospitality standards and expand our presence in the market.”

A Buzzing City Escape in Auckland

La Quinta by Wyndham Parnell Auckland, strategically nestled in the city’s heart, is a masterpiece of sleek design and thoughtful architecture. Its façade illustrates a seamless blend of The Strand’s commercial aesthetics and Augustus Terrace’s refined urban style and is a testament to its harmonious integration with its surroundings. The hotel, meticulously designed to meet the needs of today’s business travelers, boasts various meeting facilities and comprehensive business services, perfect for boutique events. Its prime location ensures that leisure travelers have convenient access to some of Auckland’s top attractions, including the Auckland Domain, Auckland Museum, Auckland Art Gallery, Spark Arena, and Commercial Bay, making their stay a delightful experience.

The hotel also offers a variety of room types, including standard rooms, deluxe rooms, and suites, which are all equipped with modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, work desks, and comfortable bedding. The interiors are inspired by Parnell’s artistic community with vibrant finishes and bold accents, creating a welcoming and contemporary atmosphere. Guests can also enjoy a fitness center, an on-site restaurant serving local and international cuisine, and a lounge area perfect for relaxation.

La Quinta by Wyndham Parnell Auckland participates in Wyndham Rewards, the award-winning hotel loyalty program. With approximately 108 million enrolled members, the program offers a unique opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts, and vacation rentals worldwide, providing guests with unparalleled benefits and rewards.

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