The hotel will anchor the one billion dollar Commercial Bay precinct, which houses upscale office, retail, social, and dining hub.
InterContinental Auckland will feature 139 guest rooms and suites, the majority of which will have city and water views, set on the sixth to the 11th floor.
In partnership with chef Gareth Stewart, the hotel will feature Advieh, a restaurant and bar offering a twist on Middle Eastern-inspired cuisine, championing New Zealand produce. Advieh translates to ‘spice’ in Persian.
Amongst the hotel’s inventory are Club InterContinental rooms that grant access to the exclusive Club InterContinental lounge set to open in June 2024.
The hotel will feature a 24-hour fitness centre, direct access to Commercial Bay and a rooftop bar on level 21 to come later in the year, independently owned by hospitality company, Five Fellas.
With over two decades of experience at IHG Hotels & Resorts in Australasia, Indonesia and the Pacific, Ryan South has been appointed general manager of InterContinental Auckland and will lead a team of 100.