The highly anticipated SO Auckland is gearing to open in the latter part of 2018, it was formally announced this week at the CINZ MEETINGS 2018 event.
Located in the heart of Auckland’s CBD and neighbour to the revitalised Britomart precinct and waterfront, SO Auckland occupies the erstwhile home of the Reserve Bank housing New Zealand’s gold stockpile.
Inspired by its surrounds and Auckland itself, the design of the 130 rooms, restaurants and bars will be a blend of traditions with the avant-garde.
AccorHotels‘ newest luxury addition in NZ will feature a restaurant and three bars including a superlative rooftop bar, Club Signature Lounge, So Spa, So Fit and a 20-metre indoor heated pool.
SO Auckland GM Stephen Gould said the luxury property will shatter the conventional norms and become a must-visit destination in Auckland for locals and visitors alike.
SO Auckland brings new, audacious and stylish experiences to downtown Auckland and as a result, it is set to become a popular hangout for locals.
With rooftop bars being such a hit internationally, SO Auckland’s rooftop bar will be the new hotspot for Auckland’s SO-cialites.
Offering uninterrupted views of the harbour, an outdoor terrace and private booths, the rooftop bar will be one of the most anticipated elements of the hotel.
SO Auckland’s French-inspired restaurant on the 15th floor will boast a refined ambience, complemented by panoramic views of the harbour, a walk-in wine cellar and inspired cuisine. The restaurant will bring a new calibre of sky-high dining to New Zealand culinary landscape.
Every SO collaborates with a renowned designer for key elements of the hotel, and SO Auckland continues this legacy.
The Club Signature, the Executive Lounge, is the focal point for the signature designer and this exclusive area is spread across two floors, including a large outdoor terraced area with private bar. The hotel’s opening is a highly anticipated event and the identity of the signature designer will remain a secret for now.