Ramada… Say Hello to Red12/06/2019
In New Zealand’s vibrant cities, spectacular tourist destinations and most desirable, unspoilt locations, you’ll find Ramada’s fast-growing stable of prestigious self-contained apartments and hotel-style facilities. Whether you’re staying with them for business or leisure, an event or a luxury getaway, you’ll appreciate Ramada’s welcoming comfort and impeccable modern standards.
Their impressive portfolio of accommodation options reaches from Northland to Queenstown, so here is just a smattering of their portfolio.
1 – Ramada Nautilus Orewa:
Come out of your shell and reward yourself at Ramada Suites by Wyndham Nautilus Orewa, spacious apartments, luxury accommodation, for an instant escape from Auckland city or a sustained change of pace.
Just 40 minutes north of Auckland central, 15 minutes from Albany/ North Shore, your 1-2 bedroom self-contained apartment accommodation is the perfect base, a haven from which to discover and a comfort to return to.
Security parking, lift access, comfortable beds, super beach village location, restaurants and cafe, free wireless Internet access, topped off with a warm and friendly welcome. See you soon!
Survey the beauty of the region from your luxury apartment accommodation…every apartment has a private balcony with spectacular views, contemporary design and modern amenities. The resort-style facilities at Ramada Nautilus Orewa include heated swimming pool, spa, sauna and gym as well as a landscaped garden podium, perfect for entertaining, swimming and exercising. They even have a heated 21-metre Lap Pool, Spa Pool, Gym and Sauna.
And Orewa Beach Village has become a restaurant and café Mecca, all in easy walking distance of your accommodation, come and enjoy!
2 – Ramada Suites, Albany:
The Ramada Suites by Wyndham, Albany is located across the Auckland Harbour Bridge, 18 kms north of the CBD and has been open since 2017.
The hotel has a growing reputation for offering exceptional customer service and is ideal for both corporate and leisure guests, with a growing market for sports groups.
Offering 65 rooms, all featuring cooking and laundry facilities, the studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments are ideal for a one night stay or a few weeks.
Situated just across the road from the Albany Bus Station’s Park ‘n’ Ride gives guests and visitors easy access to the public transport network including an easy commute to the city by bus. The complex is walking distance from Westfield Albany and close to Massey University. Additionally, Ramada Suites Albany is ideally located to the many wedding venues in and around the North Shore.
Nearby is the QBE North Harbour Stadium, AUT Millennium as well as the local swimming, tennis and the International BMX complex so is ideal for sports groups. They have had the privilege of hosting many sports teams including International Netball, Baseball, Football, Badminton and Swimming Teams.
The on-site Coffee Club, located directly off the hotel lobby, means that guests and visitors have access to food and beverage throughout the day, with charge back options for hotel guests. There are many restaurants and cafes within a short walking distance. Functions and boardroom style meetings can also be arranged. With plenty of free parking and Wifi Ramada Suites by Wyndham, Albany is your first choice for accommodation on Auckland’s North Shore.
3 – Ramada Suites, Christchurch:
In the heart of the innovation precinct & SALT district, opened 2015… Ramada Suites Christchurch is perfect for any stay, with a central city location and an abundance of cafés, bars and eateries within walking distance. 44 spacious apartment-style rooms, all of which contain a full kitchen with dishwasher, full laundry and quality amenities and appliances, free WIFI and complimentary onsite parking.
The Salt District is the gritty, character-packed part of town where you’ll find historical buildings rubbing shoulders with new office blocks and modern architecture. Think interesting shops, bars and cafés dotted around every corner. This alternative inner-city quarter is a hive of caffeine activity and is the place to discover your new favourite coffee spot.
4 – Ramada Suites, Federal Street, Auckland:
The Ramada Suites by Wyndham, Federal Street Auckland is located in the heart of the central city. Although very central they are hidden away on the end of the No Exit portion of Federal Street, so the property without the hustle and bustle of a central city location.
They are five minutes walk to Sky City, which boasts a number of restaurants by award-winning chefs, Sky City’s Conference Centre and Auckland’s only casino. It is also a popular pick-up point for many tours including city tours, vineyard tours, trips to awe-inspiring west coast beaches as well as destinations such as the Coromandel Coast or the Waitomo Caves. This is also the departure point for the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus…a popular and convenient way to see the city’s attractions.
For shoppers they are five minutes walk to Queen Street, the main street in Auckland and 10 to 15 minutes walk to the new Commercial Bay shopping centre at the lower end of town. More restaurants are situated here on the waterfront to keep themost discerning diner satisfied while enjoying the waterfront vista.
For the business traveller they provide a quick, efficient check-in service as well as onsite parking if pre-booked.
The property is an apartment style hotel with modern well-equipped rooms with everything a traveller needs including kitchenettes and in-room laundry facilities. At the top of the building the 3-bedroom penthouse overlooks the city from a large balcony with barbecue facilities and sweeping views.
5 – Ramada Suites, Manukau:
Conveniently located adjacent to the well-recognised Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau – Ramada Manukau promises to add a much-needed boost to the stock of hotel accommodation in South Auckland.
With 85 rooms including hotel units, studio apartments and 1-bedroom apartments, Ramada Manukau will provide a critical piece of the infrastructure puzzle in this key location.
Vodafone Events Centre and the nearby Vector Wero Water Park already play host to hundreds of events, functions and conferences each year and it’s expected that the addition of this brand-new hotel will make the venue even more attractive to both local and international event planners and organisers.
The property, developed by New Zealand’s leading hotel developer – Safari Group – features an on-site gym, 24-hour check-in and secure parking. Hotel rooms will be appointed to an international standard – with apartments featuring a kitchen and in-room laundry, Plasma TV with HD sports and movie channels, free & unlimited Wi-Fi and spectacular views over the neighbouring facilities.
An easy 10 to 15-minute drive away, Auckland International Airport is on the property’s doorstep and as such the hotel provides a superb retreat for weary travellers arriving into Auckland, or those catching late night or early morning flights.
Corporate guests will enjoy the close proximity to the commercial and industrial hubs of Manukau City, Wiri and East Tamaki, with Middlemore Hospital just 3 kms away.
Set to open mid-August 2019, the property will be well established in time for the busy conference and events months throughout October, November and February – providing attendees with a top-quality accommodation option as well as the ability to host multi-day functions and corporate team-building / retreats.
6 – Ramada Suites, Queenstown Central:
Due to open in September 2019, Ramada Queenstown Central will be the town’s newest accommodation offering 131 luxuriously appointed rooms comprising of 59 hotel rooms along with 61 Studio, 4 One-Bedroom apartments and 5 Two-Bedroom apartments.
All rooms are designed with comfort and style in mind to give a modern and spacious feel achieved with sleek and contemporary furnishings, along with a flat screen TV.
With its central position on an elevated section of Frankton Road, many rooms boast superb views from The Remarkables Ranges, Lake Wakatipu and Kelvin Heights Peninsula, overlooking the prestigious Queenstown Golf Club, all the way down to both Cecil Peak and Walter Peak, with other rooms able to see famous landmarks such as Queenstown Hill, as well as Queenstown’s Skyline Gondola.
Ramada Queenstown Central is within easy walking distance of Queenstown Gardens and its beautiful waterfront where the iconic Earnslaw can be seen plying her way across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station.
The hotel’s excellent location also allows guests easy access to the best of what Queenstown has to offer, including world-class restaurants such as Rata, Botswana Butchery and Jervois Steak House, or Lonely Planet’s ‘must do’ suggestion of Fergburger.
For those not wanting to venture too far from the hotel to dine they have the option off the hotel’s lobby to enjoy a 120 seat restaurant offering the best of contemporary New Zealand cuisine which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant also includes a House Bar for those looking to meet up with others, or unwind and relax over a drink.
Ramada Queenstown Central will also offer a 100m2 conference room, as well as two separate meeting rooms to facilitate everything from theatre style conferences with multimedia to board room meetings, as well as catered functions. The property offers guests a 24-hour Reception, along with gym and has free and unlimited high speed WiFi.
7 – Ramada Remarkables Park, Queenstown:
Located just two minutes drive from Queenstown Airport and only twelve minutes from the central city, Ramada Remarkables Park is the first hotel in the region situated with easy access to the airport. On the doorstep and within easy walking distance of the hotel is The Remarkables Park Centre, which includes a variety of retail shops, restaurants and a large supermarket.
Comfort, design and style means that each modern and spacious apartment room incorporates a sleek design with contemporary furnishings that include flat screen TV, quality European kitchen appliances and free unlimited Wi-Fi. The property also has a 24-hour access gym and secure, covered on-site parking.
Complementing the spacious and elegant design of these apartments is a fully equipped kitchen, which includes (in the majority of them) an oven and/or cooktop, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher.
Ramada Remarkables Park offers a range of room types from Studio, Executive and one Bedroom Apartments as well as some larger two and three bedroom apartments and is ideally suited to travellers wanting a spacious, more comfortable apartment style room type than what they would typically get with traditional smaller hotel rooms.
It is especially well-suited for those who like to have the option of being self-contained, as these apartments give you the freedom to prepare meals in your own room, and means everyone from the corporate traveller to holiday maker can be fully independent and self-cater should they wish.
For those wanting to dine outside of their apartment room there are numerous options handily available including Frank’s Eatery café in lobby of Ramada Remarkables Park, or next door their second offering named Frank + Go for those wishing to grab a bite on the run.
Should you wish to venture a little further there are a number of good restaurants including Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese and a Gastro Pub that are literally two minutes walk from the hotel in The Remarkables Park Shopping Centre, with plenty of other options available just a short drive from the hotel.
Ramada Remarkables Park is centrally situated between Coronet Peak and Remarkables ski fields, as well as being close to all the other adventure activities Queenstown has to offer, and for those looking for a slightly more relaxed day out it is the closest hotel to the Gibbston Valley wineries.
8 – Ramada Suites, Victoria:
Also opening in August – Ramada Victoria St is the most exciting addition to Ramada New Zealand’s footprint of spectacular accommodation properties throughout the country. This 48 hotel room complex spans 11 floors and is located in the heart of Auckland CBD – immediately adjacent to the NZME building and a stone’s throw from the recently rebuilt TVNZ centre.
It’s also just a 2-minute walk from the soon-to-be-completed Auckland International Convention Centre – a complex purpose-built by Sky City in conjunction with the New Zealand government to host multiple large-scale events and conferences in the midst of Auckland’s bustling CBD.
The new hotel features smaller sized hotel units as well as Ramada’s signature apartment-style room product – now well known for featuring in-room kitchen and laundry facilities as well as top-notch amenities along with a stylistic design.
Guests enjoy free and unlimited fibre Wi-Fi, secure underground parking, 24/7 check-in, and some of the friendliest staff in the industry – ready and waiting to make your Auckland Central experience the best it can possibly be.
The entire Auckland CBD is within walking distance. Victoria Park and its bustling market are located 2 minutes’ walk down the Victoria St West hill – perfect for early morning joggers and bargain hunters alike. Britomart and Wynyard quarter are also easily accessible – with a bevvy of restaurants and eateries ready to cater for every guest’s tastes.
The property itself features an upmarket food court on the ground floor – with exciting new culinary options available for those who don’t want to leave the hotel complex after a long day of sightseeing.
9 – Wyndham Garden, Queenstown:
Wyndham Garden Queenstown opened in April 2018 at the foot of the spectacular Remarkables and a short walk to Remarkables Shopping Centre. This conveniently located hotel gives you easy access to Queenstown Central, as well as Kawarau Falls and The Remarkables ski area. Queenstown Airport (ZQN) is just minutes away, making it easy to fly in and out of the area.
All 75 rooms have individually controlled heat pumps, flat-screen cable TV, a shower ensuite, hairdryer and toiletries. The apartments have kitchen facilities and include a washing machine and clothes dryer. Tea and coffee facilities are provided in the hotel rooms. All guests enjoy complimentary uncapped fibre WiFi and limited free parking.
Keep up with your workouts in their fitness centre, featuring the latest cardio equipment. You can join us for breakfast and lunch at our on-site restaurant, Frank’s Pantry and enjoy local favourites, featuring locally sourced produce with buffet and à la carte options.
Plan your next special event or business meeting with them, featuring 54 square metres of event space, the hotel offers a meeting room that accommodates up to 30 conference guests or 20 banquet guests. They can also arrange great rates for groups of all sizes.
With its combined portfolio throughout the country – Marsden Group is quickly becoming one of the larger accommodation providers by room and property count with control of over 700+ rooms by the end of 2019 – and many more in the pipeline for 2020 and beyond.