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Leading New Zealand hotel upgrade

A multi-million dollar upgrade is underway at the luxurious Sofitel hotel and spa in Queenstown, New Zealand.

The project which includes a new bar, event room, executive lounge and French-style bistro, represents a substantial investment in one of New Zealand’s best known visitor destinations.

General Manager, Vincent Macquet, said the project would transform the ground floor of the centrally-located Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa including the popular Left Bank Cafe.

Enjoy breakfast at Left Bank Cafe, Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa

“This will undoubtedly appeal to a wide range of visitors and locals and we can’t wait to unveil the new experiences and services on offer,” he said.

Queenstown is a lake an alpine resort on the shore of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand’s south island.

The town is set against the dramatic Southern Alps and the surrounding Central Otago region is known for adventure sports and Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards.

Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa offers 70 Superior and Luxury rooms; 10 Prestige Suites; two Penthouse Suites; and an acclaimed spa.

Photos courtesy AccorHotels

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Ian Roberts is a veteran Australian journalist, PR man and writer/reviewer on accommodation and travel. Over many decades, Ian has travelled widely reporting and recording his experiences. His newsy columns - including Memorable Destination - have gained a big following among people seeking suggestions and objective information about accommodation, travel and destinations world-wide. Along with wife, Sue and her camera, Ian has taken up a particular challenge to help budget conscious seniors 50 and upward with travel and accommodation ideas - including suggestions for holding family reunions. Readers in Ian's home city of Newcastle Australia may also be aware of his travel and accommodation column in a local newspaper.

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