Mercure Grand St Moritz Queenstown wins `Best Hotel` Award

16th Sep 2003

Queenstown`s premier hotel, Mercure Grand St Moritz has again been confirmed Best Hotel in New Zealand at this year`s New Zealand Tourism Awards. The Mercure Grand won the Premium Accommodation category.
Mercure Grand St Moritz was ecstatic to win the award for a second year running, particularly as it was pitted against such strong competition.
The Mercure Grand also won the Major Category Award for Visitor Accommodation & Transportation.
Commenting on the dual awards, General Manager Lynne McVicar said “We are truly delighted and honoured to receive such a prestigious award. It belongs to a passionate and driven team who have been the cornerstone to the hotel`s success. This award confirms the hotel`s continued achievements in the delivery of business excellence, and is a reflection of the ongoing commitment and belief in the hotel.”
The Mercure Grand St Moritz Queenstown is a 144 room, 4? star hotel, featuring a unique blend of apartments and traditional hotel accommodation. Centrally located, this contemporary lodge-styled hotel has quickly established a loyal following through its unique product offering. Its predominant market is leisure business from Australia, North America, EuropeÊ and Asia, but it is also strongly supported by the incentive and conference sector.
Whilst relatively new to the New Zealand market, Mercure is one of the leading three atar hotel brands in the world, with over 700 hotel globally, and with Mercure Grand being its flagship. As part of the Accor network, this property and destination are promoted to the world.
St Moritz feature all the hallmarks of the Mercure Grand brand, with its distinctive architecture, stylish furnishings, superior service, award-winning cuisine and a spectacular setting that gives guests an instant appreciation of the destination.
The hotel has played host to numerous film celebrities over the past including Bill Paxton and Liv Tyler, Sir Ian McKellan and Elijah Wood, who were staying at the hotel during the filming of Lord of The Rings and The Vertical Limit
The Mercure Grand St Moritz has a special summer offer in place till the end of January 2004 - NZ$175, inclusive of breakfast for two. Conditions apply and the package is subject to availability.


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