Wellington's First Movenpick Hotel Has Just Opened with a Signature Daily Chocolate Hour
With chocolate treats galore and ice cream sundaes available 24/7, this new hotel offering in the heart of Wellington is offering sweet-toothed travellers the stay of dreams.
July 08, 2022
If you're the type of traveller — or staycationer — who chooses their hotels for the perks and extra inclusions, you'll be particularly excited about the latest addition to New Zealand's accommodation offerings.
Mövenpick Hotel Wellington has just opened its doors, marking the latest offering from the Accor hotel group and the Swiss sweets brand's second site in New Zealand — the first Movenpick Hotel opened in Auckland earlier this year.
And if either the chain's name or its country of origin have you thinking of sweet treats, yes; they're very much part of the hotel's menu.
For starters, Mövenpick Hotel Wellington is celebrating chocolate hour every afternoon in the hotel lobby, where guests can enjoy live demonstrations of truffle rolling and cupcake icing while scoffing and sweet treats galore. If you prefer to enjoy your dessert in bed, a 24-hour sundae service (not to be confused with Kanye West's version) is also available. Got an ice cream hankering at 3am? You've picked the right hotel. Kids are allowed free unlimited ice cream for the duration of the stay, which is probably not something to announce too loudly in their vicinity.
For guests in the mood for more than just chocolate, cocktails and ice cream, the hotel is home to a signature bar and restaurant Forage and also has a big focus on nutritious breakfasts. You can start your day with a workout in the gym or a lap of the pool, before downing one of the breakfast bar's 'health shots': a shot of juice or yoghurt blended with fresh fruit and vegetables at the breakfast bar. After all, it's all about balance.
With 114 guestrooms and suites, a conference centre and a library, Mövenpick Hotel Auckland is now open and is one of more than 110 of the brand's accommodation sites worldwide.
Mövenpick Hotel Auckland can be found at 345 The Terrace, Te Aro, Wellington 6001.
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