September 30, 2020 Clement

Reset your puku at these hotels during Visa Wellington On a Plate

With all the Festival events, Dine Wellington dishes, Garage Project presents Burger Welly burgers and Seedlip presents Cocktail Welly cocktails, there is a lot to cover during NZ's biggest culinary festival and having a rest while WOAP-ing might be in your best interest.

Located right in the heart of the action, stay comfy and reset your puku at one of these three hotels offering an easy access to all the Visa Welly On a Plate fun as well as some tasty accommodation deals.

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

Make the Intercontinental Wellington your base during Visa Wellington On a Plate. Conveniently located in the heart of the CBD, the Intercontinental Wellington is the perfect spot for a wee snooze in between your and wake up fresh for the next day.

If you happen to stay at Intercontinental during Garage Project presents Burger Welly, take your burger crew down to Two Grey and try Intercontinental's cheesy offer: La Montagne de Fromage (the mountain of cheese) composed of Chicken thigh with Mont D’Or cheese, sweet and spicy pickled cucumber, coleslaw, The Drunken Nanny lettuce, Apostle Saint Philip Hot Sauce and spiced crème fraîche in a brioche bun.

Intercontinental offers a special package during Visa Wellington On a Plate where you can enjoy the ease of the complete luxury accommodation experience including:

  • A complimentary drink served in the The Lobby Lounge
  • $50 Credit to spend and enhance your experience
  • Available 7 days a week, with no minimum length of stay
  • Book with Confidence: no deposits required and full flexibility if your plans need to change

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).