Monday, 10 June 2024 09:31

Inaugural Drifter opens in Christchurch

The Revel Room communal lounge at Drifter Christchurch The Revel Room communal lounge at Drifter Christchurch

Drifter Christchurch has welcomed its first guests, marking the first Drifter location opened by new Australian lifestyle accommodation venture Leisure Accommodation Collective (LA Co).

Drifter Christchurch is the first of five Drifters LA Co has in development, with other locations including Wellington, Auckland and Byron Bay.  

It offers 95-rooms and a capacity for 372 guests in a mix of private and shared suites, Communal areas including The Revel Room social lounge and communal kitchen, The Drifter Leisure Club which is a wellness studio and mindfulness lounge, a cinema and library, as well as multiple co-working spaces, meeting rooms, and outdoor courtyards with fire pits. In August, The Rambler bar and restaurant will open in August on the ground floor.  

The heritage building was built in 1919 as a manufacturing facility for the Wellington Woollen Manufacturing Company.

Opening rates for Drifter Christchurch are $200 for a private queen room.

Courtesy: Travel inc