Langham’s luxurious Cordis Auckland raises the bar in New Zealand

by James Wilkinson

Langham Hospitality Group’s Cordis Auckland has been one of New Zealand’s most awarded hotels for years and now the benchmark has been set even higher with the recent opening of the Pinnacle Tower, one of the best hotel developments the nation has ever seen.

Offering stunning 360-degree views of iconic Auckland landmarks from the upper floors of the hotel including Waitematā Harbour, the Harbour Bridge, One Tree Hill, Rangitoto, Mount Eden and the Sky Tower, the 17-storey Pinnacle Tower houses 244 premium rooms and signature Cordis Pinnacle Tower suites.

Highlighting the experience is a new Cordis Club Lounge and the Chairman’s Suite, one of the largest hotel rooms in New Zealand at 252.6 square metres.

The development also saw the expansion of the hotel’s existing Eight Restaurant, taking the restaurant’s capacity from 180 to 250 and the addition of a new destination bar ‘Our Land Is Alive’, which exclusively showcases New Zealand sourced food and beverages with a local twist.

Cordis Auckland is also home to one of the largest curated locally commissioned art collections, with art curators Coupland Cormack having curated a collection of 46 innovative commissions, spanning across multiple mediums that have been created by nine of Aotearoa’s most prominent contemporary artists.


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