Novotel Capital Wellington debuts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Accor opened the Novotel Capital Wellington hotel here in a building that formerly was a bank.

The four-star business-traveler property is between The Terrace and Lambont Quay in the city's central business district.

The new hotel has an opening rate of $85 a night for a room with either a queen or two double beds. The rate is on a space-available basis. Commission is 10%.

The new Capital Wellington has 139 rooms, a restaurant, a bar, a gymnasium, one meeting room and a parking garage.

The Novotel is Accor's third hotel in Wellington. Accor also has a Hotel Ibis Wellington and the Mercure Wellington.

For reservations, call (800) 221-4542 or check the Web site at

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