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Stay and Play at these hotels for Visa Wellington On a Plate

June 28, 2019

After a day of eating your way around New Zealand's biggest culinary festival, you'll need somewhere to rest your weary head and wake up fresh for the next day of Visa WOAP-ing.

These three hotels are all centrally located in Wellington City for easy access to all the Visa Welly On a Plate, Festival Dishes, Burgers, Cocktails and Events. 

And - here's the kicker - all three hotels have onsite restaurants that are participating in Visa Welly On a Plate so you won't have to go far to experience the best of the festival!

Grand Mercure
Up on the hill above Te Aro, the Grand Mercure has commanding views of the city from its rooms and onsite restaurant, Forage Kitchen + Bar. Sample the amazing sensory experience Forage has planned for Dine Welly and follow it up with their Cocktail Welly entry The Forager.  

With 114 guest rooms, a 12m indoor pool and sauna (so great for winter) the Grand Mercure is the perfect base for your Visa Wellington On a Plate experience.

Grand Mercure Wellington are providing a special accommodation discount of 10% off their flexible rate for the 2019 Festival. To book please click here. Offer valid until 24 July 2019. 


Intercontinental Wellington

Right in the heart of the action stands the Intercontinental Wellington. With all three onsite venues participating in Visa Wellington On a Plate, you can have a Visa WOAP weekend all on one city block. 

Try Two Grey or The Lobby Lounge's #CocktailWelly entries "Mallow Coco" and "Gins & Grins", before heading along to experience High Cheese at Chameleon. Cheese and wine are combined in this innovative twist on the traditional high tea, featuring an array of cheese-themed and infused treats made with locally-made cheeses, and specially paired with local wines.

Or treat yourself even further and partake in Chamelon's Chef Collaboration Series, A Sensory Experience with Cheong Liew, one of South Australia's real food heroes. Head here for tickets

With Stay & Dine, enjoy luxury accommodation, a complimentary buffet breakfast for two and a credit of $100 to be spent on a taste indulgence in either The Lobby Lounge, Chameleon Restaurant or Two Grey Bar and Brasserie. Click here to book


QT Wellington

Right near the "party" end of Wellington, the QT Wellington provides an oasis after a big day of VWOAPing. The rooms speak for themselves, with their Slumber inducing King Size QT Gel bed, kitted out minibar and gorgeous colour palettes adding to the boutique flare. QT is ideal to rest up as well feast your senses at Hot Sauce and Hippopotamus during your stay. 

Try Hippo's Dine, Burger and Cocktail Welly offerings or head to Forager's Feast, their Chef Collab with Bob Piechniczek of QT Melbourne. 

Hot Sauce come to the party with a Dine, Burger and Cocktail Welly entry which includes their delicious Bang Bao-Bun Burger.

To get 20% off QT Wellington's bed and breakfast rate visit: and follow these instructions.

  1. Select your hotel, enter your dates and number of people
  2. Click on “BOOK NOW”
  3. Under “MORE BOOKING OPTIONS” in the “CORPORATE ID” field enter your corporate ID: VISAWOPWEB
  5. Your special rates will appear on the rates screen
  6. Available for stays between 01 - 31 August 2019 (inclusive).