Almost 250 new rooms have been added to Cordis Auckland’s inventory, with the property’s new tower officially opening today after three years of planning and construction.
The new 17-story tower and its new facilities make Cordis Auckland the largest hotel in New Zealand in terms of number of rooms, which now number 640. Additional facilities at the new tower include a variety of new flexible facilities for guests. events and conferences benefiting from natural light. and a variety of configurations, including private outdoor space and a state-of-the-art conference room.
An extension of the hotel’s “Eight” restaurant was also possible thanks to the new tower, joining the existing facility to create space for 70 additional customers.
Cordis Auckland describes its new rooms as “versatile in design with versatile interconnecting room options, ideal for families and groups offering flexibility, functionality and style”.
The new President’s Suite on the top floor is one of Auckland’s largest rooms and has been designed to make the hotel a priority for visiting dignitaries and celebrities. Guests of the 248 square meter suite can enjoy direct elevator access from a private VIP entrance, entering a multi-room arrangement including separate dining area, marble bathroom with circular tub. A fireplace and an outdoor balcony with a fireplace are also available for premium key guests.
Guests at the Pinnacle Tower can enjoy a variety of views of the city skyline and city landmarks including the Harbor Bridge, One Tree Hill, Rangitoto, Mount Eden, and the Sky Tower.
The new tower also includes an art gallery of locally commissioned pieces by Coupland Cormack, showcasing 40 items from a variety of contemporary Kiwi artists specializing in a variety of artistic mediums and connecting the new tower to the main hotel building.
Cordis Auckland Managing Director Franz Mascarenhas said he was delighted to be able to open the new tower after a long but ultimately rewarding development process.
“We look forward to welcoming guests to the Pinnacle Tower where they can revel in the spectacular view over the city skyline and Waitematā Harbor and enjoy the warm hospitality for which Auckland is so renowned,” a- he declared.
“Customers are invited to experience sincere service with a renewed sense of the Kiwi spirit in a fully immersive local experience.”