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Princes Gate Hotel Joins Distinction Hotels Group

September 14, 2013 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

The Distinction Hotels Group is delighted to announce the latest addition to its New Zealand owned and operated hotel group — the Princes Gate Hotel in Rotorua.
Princes Gate Hotel - EntranceAfter 27 years at the helm of the iconic 5-star property, Brett and Vlasta Marvelly have entrusted Distinction Hotels with the management of the Princes Gate Hotel, effective as of 1 October 2013.

“After 27 years we know it’s time and feel Distinction has similar values to ours,” said Mr Marvelly. “We are confident they will carry on with our philosophy of genuine hospitality with service and style that has become the hallmark of the Princes Gate Hotel.”

A lot of time and effort has seen the historic building grow from a 37 room hotel in 1986 to the present day 50 beautifully appointed rooms. Every room is a blend of timeless elegance, combined Princes Gate Hotel exterior at nightwith modern luxury. Further complementing the hotel are the two on-site restaurants, bar, conference facilities, thermal pools and the newly opened ‘Monarch’ function room.

Distinction Hotels Chief Executive Duncan Fletcher said the company was very excited to have one of New Zealand’s Princes Gate Hotel - Designer Roomfinest establishments join the Distinction ‘family’.

“The Princes Gate is not only a hotel but an attraction in its own right,” he said. “We plan to continue the Marvelly family’s high level of service and feel that the Princes Gate will perfectly complement our range of other hotels located throughout New Zealand.”

The Distinction Hotels Group will now have a portfolio of 10 hotels in locations throughout New Zealand. These are comprised of premium Distinction Hotels and their ‘sister’ Discovery Hotels brand which includes three 3 star hotels. The Princes Gate Hotel will be re-branded to a Distinction Hotel in the near future.

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