Wyndham bringing La Quinta to NZ
- March 19, 2020
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has just announced La Quinta by Wyndham’s inaugural launch into the South East Asia and Pacific Rim (SEAPR) region with the signing of two new hotels in New Zealand.
La Quinta by Wyndham is a leading upper-midscale brand with over 925 destinations in the Americas and Europe, offering contemporary design, thoughtful amenities and friendly service. Wyndham acquired La Quinta’s hotel franchise and management businesses in 2018, further building upon the company’s diverse family of hotel brands and offerings around the world.
The first hotels set to fly the brand’s flag in New Zealand will be located in Auckland and Queenstown under a franchise agreement with Safari Group, Wyndham’s long-standing partner in the region.
Nestled next to the scenic Kawarau River, not far from Queenstown Airport, the 87-key LQ by Wyndham Remarkables Park, set to open its doors in late 2020, will be a great base for visitors who want to immerse themselves in nature. As New Zealand’s adventure tourism capital, Queenstown is the perfect place to enjoy adrenalin-fuelled activities such as white-water rafting and bungee jumping from the Kawarau Bridge – the site of the world’s first commercial bungee jump.
The 246-key LQ by Wyndham Greenlane Auckland, located on the Great South Road in the city’s Ellerslie district, will be conveniently located between Auckland Airport and Auckland CBD, appealing to both leisure and corporate travellers alike. Guests will be a short drive from leading attractions such as Ellerslie Racecourse, Mt Smart Stadium, and a range of high end shopping precincts. This hotel is scheduled to welcome guests in mid-2022.
Both LQ by Wyndham Remarkables Park and LQ by Wyndham Greenlane Auckland will feature a mix of accommodation for short and extended stays, and facilities including fitness centres and “grab & go” cafés. In total, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts currently offers 13 hotels and resorts across New Zealand.