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InterContinental Wellington

InterContinental Wellington is a luxurious and timeless oasis. Known for its exceptional service, stunning views, and sophisticated amenities, it has become synonymous with elegance and comfort. The hotel’s location on the picturesque waterfront provides guests with easy access to Wellington’s cultural treasures and natural wonders, immersing them in the city’s charm. The hotel itself exudes grandeur, with a lobby that seamlessly blends contemporary and heritage design and 236 guest rooms and suites offer a perfect combination of indulgence, style and functionality, with breathtaking harbour or city skyline views. The award-winning InterContinental Wellington Club Lounge spans the width of the hotel, overlooking Wellington’s iconic waterfront and offers a bespoke service, in addition to a suite of exclusive benefits to Club guests. The hotel also boasts a range of culinary options; guests can indulge in the best in-season seafood and locally sourced produce at GPO restaurant, or discover innovative, casual meals at Two Grey Café, Bar & Eatery. Perfect for enjoying its sought-after High Tea Experience or cocktails, The Lobby Lounge is a haven of elegance and indulgence at the heart of the hotel. Providing a versatile selection of award-winning event spaces, InterContinental Wellington is an ideal choice for weddings, conferences, and special occasions. With its prime location and expansive amenities, InterContinental Wellington offers the perfect sanctuary in New Zealand’s vibrant capital.

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Terms and Conditions
  • A contact number/email and credit card must be provided.  
  • A 1st night Deposit will be taken at time of booking
  • Guests are responsible for payment of room direct to the hotel. 
  • Cancellation is 30 days prior to arrival date. Bookings cancelled within 30 days will be charged a cancellation penalty equal to the 1st night rate per room.  
  • The link will expire 30 days prior to arrival or earlier if rooms are sold out.  Please note rooms are subject to availability at all times. 
  • Rates are only applicable between 9 – 12 October 2023. Bookings outside this date will receive an error, and will need to booked direct through the hotel’s website.
TRYP by Wyndham Wellington

When you stay at TRYP by Wyndham you’re one of us – and we’re all locals. Experience the city through our heritage hotel located in the heart of all the action with art deco vibes, modern and savvy facilities and hidden extras to surprise and delight every guest. A short drive from Wellington International Airport (WLG) and surrounded by diverse restaurants, our hotel is within walking distance from Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre as well as the Wellington Waterfront. Whether it be business or pleasure, our elegant range of rooms are perfectly situated for your stay at a hotel that’s #Powered By The City.

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Head to our website and apply the corporate code 9991271015 to receive access to special rates.


Terms and Conditions
  • Cancellation policy is 3pm, 24 hours prior to arrival.
  • Rates are applicable from 09 – 12 October 2023.
  • Rates and rooms subject to availability.
Oaks Wellington Hotel

Oaks Wellington Hotel is located in the heart of Wellington’s thriving CBD. Formerly the Ford vehicle assembly plant – originally constructed in 1922, the building pays homage to the history of the building, while the 2019 multi-million dollar transformation delivers a stylish, sleek hotel, designed for the modern traveller.

The hotel’s guest rooms are designed with a functional layout, each with separate working areas, high-speed internet, Smart TVs with Sky channel access and modern bathroom amenities. Select room types boast sweeping views of Lambton Harbour, private balconies and fully equipped kitchens.  The property also offers an on-site restaurant and bar, business hub, a fully equipped fitness and wellness centre and car park.

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AHICE2023 to get 12% off Best Flexible Rate

Dates: 9-12 October 2023


Rydges Wellington Airport

With a focus on great design, this  addition to Wellington Airport offers a fresh experience for travellers seeking convenience and comfort in the New Zealand capital. Rydges Wellington Airport sits above the international terminal of Wellington Airport, offering direct access from the passenger terminal. Our 4.5-star hotel is fully integrated with the main terminal building to provide unparalleled convenience for all our guests. You can also become a Priority Guest Reward member for free. Members also enjoy VIP benefits such as a free drink on arrival, up to 20% off when you eat and drink at our hotel venues, and credit for future meals, drinks, accommodation and gift cards.

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To book email and quote AHICE in the subject line

Terms and Conditions
  • Special room only rate of $259.00 per room per night
  • Valid for bookings until 08 October 2023
  • Valid for stays 08 – 12 October 2023
  • To book email and quote AHICE in the subject line
  • All rooms and rates are subject to availability until a reservation confirmation is received

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