AVANI Hotels & Resorts is the vibrant upscale brand from Minor Hotels. Offering relaxed comfort and contemporary style in city and resort destinations, AVANI was launched in response to an increasingly influential group of discerning travellers who appreciate stylish design and excellent service, but also demand great value. The brand currently has 20 properties in operation in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Seychelles, Mozambique, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia and now New Zealand, with a pipeline of further openings in Asia, Australia and the Indian Ocean. MH has plans to grow the brand across Asia Pacific, the Indian Ocean, Europe and the Middle East. The introduction of residences to AVANI Hotels & Resorts portfolio redefines hospitality as it appeals to both leisure and business travellers looking for an international upscale hotel experience served in a private apartment.
Now open, AVANI Metropolis Residences offer a stylish city retreat with 65 contemporary, upscale residences available in one and two bedroom configurations. Guests can enjoy all the comforts of home in the heart of Auckland, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. AVANI Metropolis Auckland Residences take urban living to a new level, featuring an open plan well equipped kitchen, lounge and dining room, laundry facilities, complimentary WiFi, grocery delivery services and a thoughtful selection of high-tech comforts. Several residences also boast private balconies. When it comes to recharging, relaxing and working out, AVANI Metropolis Auckland Residences has a superb range of leisure facilities including, a 22 metre heated indoor swimming pool & Jacuzzi, sauna and high-class fitness centre. Guests will also have access to AVANI’s signature “Forget Me Not” amenities, a service designed to take the stress out of leaving any essentials behind. From yoga mats to GHD hair straighteners, international power adaptors, and sewing and dental kits. Located on Kitchener Street, AVANI Metropolis Auckland Residences connects guests with Auckland’s myriad attractions and experiences; from where to find home-grown fashion labels, to the best eateries and mixologists, AVANI has all its guests covered.
Auckland is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Epicureans will be in heaven whilst dining at one of the many speakeasies and “hatted” restaurants. Gourmet markets are another stand out feature of the city. Head to the lively La Cigale French Market in nearby Britomart Street on Saturday or Sunday mornings, breathe in the aromas of freshly made bread and pastries, fragrant olive oils, organic chocolate and local cheeses. The nearby Auckland Fish Market located on Jellicoe Wharf is the place to find freshly caught crayfish and snapper. Take in one of Auckland’s Night Markets. Pakuranga and Glenfield Night Markets are the closest to AVANI Metropolis. Enjoy tasty street food, loads of stalls and live music. There is always a festival happening in Auckland, from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, to the Pasifika Festival, Diwali and Chinese New Year to more cerebral events like Writer’s Week and Art Week, there’s an occasion to suit all tastes. In addition, AVANI will also be opening AVANI Broadbeach Residences on Australia’s Gold Coast in December 2017.