New Hotel Development
Sudima Hotels has received the go-ahead to build a new, purpose-built 4.5-star hotel on Kaikōuras shoreline. The hotel will be designed for domestic and international leisure travellers and offer 118 rooms, a restaurant and bar, conference facilities and a gym and pool. The hotel is scheduled to open during the summer of 2019/20.
Sudima Hotels are a leader in sustainable and socially responsible accommodation and Kaikōura Mayor Winston Gray is excited that the development will proceed, “There has been talk about a new hotel in Kaikōura, and the investment and opportunities it would bring, for many years. Seeing this talk come to fruition is really special for me. I believe this development will be an absolute game changer for our community. The employment opportunities with a hotel of this scale are great. It will also add another quality venue for locals and visitors for events or conferences.
“Since the earthquake we’ve had a lot of disruption, including a few times where accommodation in town was completely sold out. This project sends a positive signal to locals, visitors and investors that Kaikōura is on a path to becoming better than ever. It will give confidence to other investors that Kaikōura is really on the move and I’m really looking forward to the development getting underway” he said.
Council granted the resource consent on Friday 22 June. In line with Council policy and the rules under the district plan the consent was non-notified. The consent contained a number of conditions to ensure the developments impact on the local area is well managed.
- Read the Sudima Hotel media release
- Read our Frequently Asked Questions about the development
- Read the Resource Consent report
22 June 2018