Hospitality Business Magazine

New apartment hotel for Manukau to open 2017

New Zealand’s largest hotel operator, AccorHotels, has announced that its apartment hotel brand – The Sebel will expand with the opening of a new-build hotel in Manukau, Auckland in  2017.

Currently under construction, the 4.5 star apartment-style hotel – The Sebel Auckland Manukau – will have 152 rooms over six floors and house a café/restaurant, conference space, gymnasium and car parking. It is located in the centre of the commercial district of Manukau, home to New Zealand’s largest theme park, Rainbows End, Westfield Manukau City and nearby Vector Wero Whitewater Park, New Zealand’s first ever man-made river and white water course.

“This is a strategic and exciting new development for Auckland, and we are delighted to be partnering with developers  Rayland Enterprises to provide high quality, international standard accommodation for south Auckland, ” said Chief Operating Officer AccorHotels Pacific, Simon McGrath,

The Sebel is an apartment and hotel brand offering guests a greater level of independence and control at more than 25 addresses across Australia and New Zealand.

The new Sebel Auckland Manukau address will be the fourth hotel to operate under The Sebel brand in New Zealand, complementing  its hotels  -The Sebel Quay West Auckland, The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour and new-build The Sebel Wellington Lower Hutt,  scheduled to open in 2019.