We celebrated the Grand Opening of Fino Hotel & Suites Christchurch on 15th July 2016 to the sound of opera and a great night was had by all. It was such a pleasure to host our guests and industry colleagues to celebrate the opening.
Fino Hotel & Suites Christchurch is a result of the un-comparable passion, hard work and the great vision of our team. The hotel traded as Scenic Suites, Fino Casementi before the Christchurch Earthquakes. Two and a half years ago, Fortis Constructions started a seismic upgrade and a 15 million-dollar renovation. The results are showcased in this great architecture, unique character and style this luxury hotel. Each pillar and post, has its unique story.
Fino Hotel & Suites Christchurch will introduce 52 Apartment Suites in to the luxury hotel mix of Christchurch. 48 Suites and 4 Grand Penthouse Suites. We will offer some of the most spacious hotel rooms in Christchurch. The smallest room on offer is 72 sqm in size. The Penthouse Suite is 162 sqm, it’s almost a house.
The Hotel has 52 car parks, a meeting space and a Spa. We target to be a 4.5 star Qualmark hotel. We are also glad to announce the opening of the Figue Restaurant and Bar. Figue caters for breakfast, lunch and dinner and service an international menu.
Fino Hotel & Suites Christchurch has pet friendly suites which are only one of our initiatives. We have assigned 2 special rooms, a Penthouse Suite and a Fino Suite which caters for bookings with pets. These rooms are meant for guests with pets only. You would have seen us climbing the ladder popularity as our Pet Suites were very well received. We have introduced the first pet friendly hotel for New Zealand.
Fino Hotel & Suites Christchurch is an international hotel, amongst many other things, we have bidet showers to cater to the Asian and Middle-Eastern market’s needs. We will cater for business and leisure travellers alike. Christchurch’s Fino Hotel and Suites joins the portfolio of 39 Select Hotels and Resorts located worldwide. The Select group has hotels in the Middle-East, Asia, Pacific-Island and Austral Asia.
Our other hotel in the South Island is the Braemar Lodge and Spa. We are delighted to be owning and operating 2 luxury hotels in Canterbury. Together with the opening of Fino Hotel and Suites, we also launch “HOTELS FOR HABITATS” Hotels for Habitats is an initiative where we sponsor to protect natural habitats around the world.
We believe in responsible tourism and we believe in conserving our natural habits for future generations. With the opening of the Fino Hotel and Suites we have signed up to protect 2,000 acres of Native Wilderness in the North Island.
Dilan De Silva
Fino Hotel & Suites