Cordis, Auckland

  • August 19, 2022

Perched on the top of Symonds Street in the heart of Auckland city, Cordis Auckland is part of a collection of luxury 5-star hotels by Langham Hospitality Group. The hotel offers 640 guest rooms and suites, an exclusive Club Lounge, 18 state-of-the-art meeting spaces and the award-winning Chuan Spa. Cordis Auckland also features Auckland’s favourite, Eight restaurant, a unique interactive dining experience with eight specialist kitchens, each dedicated to a different cuisine hosted by an expert chef. The opulent and delicate Chandelier Lounge serves High Tea by Cordis with world’s leading tea company, TWG, and the city’s newest destination bar, Our Land is Alive, offering the best of New Zealand made food and beverage.

Cordis, Auckland.
Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

Arrival at the hotel is met by sharply presented valets who swiftly take care of your vehicle and luggage. Walk in through the sliding doors, the grand lobby of Cordis has an immediate impact. The magnificence of the grand chandelier suspended from the ceiling dome matched by warm welcome by customer guest representatives makes for a refreshed entry to the city’s grandest hotel.

Grand lobby Cordis, Auckland
Grand lobby at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

For VIP guests who need privacy and security, a private entrance at the new Pinnacle Tower allows for VIP guests to be welcomed straight to their suites without going through the main lobby.

VIP private entrance at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

The 17-floor new Pinnacle Tower offers 244 premium room and suites with 360-degree views of Auckland’s harbour from top floors. The Pinnacle Tower’s room interiors are crisp and composed with warm grey over white tones to convey a relaxed mood. Bathrooms are wall to wall marble tiled and bedroom windows are ceiling to floor offering harbour and skyline views.

Executive Suite at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

A brand new Cordis Club Lounge on the 14th floor with a stunning city view provides an exclusive retreat with complimentary drinks, canapés, and a live breakfast station for made-to-order eggs. Cordis’ Club Lounge is set to be the largest and most exclusive hotel club lounge in New Zealand. It offers privacy and comfort for the business traveller to enjoy after a long day’s work.

Club lounge at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

A 253 sqm Chairman Suite on the top most floor of the Towers has every modern convenience. Fit for a king the suite is in a class of its own and the largest in Auckland.

Space in the Chairman suite is at an abundance and with the signature Cordis Dream bed, a dining area and spacious marble bathroom with an oversized circular soaking, floor-to-ceiling windows that look out to stunning city views, there is not much to wish for. The Chairman suite has its own selection of locally curated bespoke art pieces, custom made furnishings, a fire place and a large private balcony with a fire pit.

Fire pitt at the balcony of the Chairman Suite. Photo: Supplied

As the saying goes, the kitchen is the heart of every home, in hotels, it’s much the same and at the Cordis, superbly famous Eight restaurant is all the heart of good food. Eight purpose-built theatre kitchens serve up sumptuous fare made to order right in-front of diners serving exceptionally flavoursome dishes straight from the grill to the plate. From exotic meats like kangaroo and alpaca to creamy rich curries. From freshly shucked oysters to grilled fish, you don’t need to visit eight different restaurants to enjoy it all. Simply book a table at Eight restaurant.

Eight restaurant at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

The Chandelier lounge is at the heart of Cordis and is a perfect setting to entertain guests or meet for an informal a coffee. With plush sofas and high-back chairs set in a contemporary setting of white and grey tones, Chandelier lounge plays a perfect host to long afternoon high teas and tantalising cocktail weekends.

Chandelier lounge at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

But the lounge is most importantly famous for it’s legendary High tea served up in true Cordis hospitality and style. High Tea with TWG features an exquisite array of designer sandwiches, delicate pastries, and crisp tarts to please the palette. It’s matched with a selection of teas by world leading tea company TWG and complimented with a personalised tea Sommelier.

High tea by Cordis, Auckland
High Tea by Cordis. Photo: Supplied

The high tea can also be served with a glass of crisp Louis Roederer if you’d like. The Chandelier Lounge is a favourite spot in town to meet for an early evening aperitif or a quiet night cap after a show with top service and a great menu.

If you were looking for a top venue for your next event, Cordis, Auckland is a perfect fit. Whether it’s a 400 guest seated gala dinner or a private board-meeting, with 18 different event spaces to choose, Cordis akl offers the largest number of event spaces under one roof anywhere in Auckland. It also houses one of the largest pillarless ballrooms in Auckland, The Great Room. With it’s own private entrance, a pre-function cocktail area, The Great Room provides opulence and grandeur to any event. Styled with 33 showstopping crystal chandeliers, the Great Room lavishly offers upto 440 sqmts of premier function space.

The new Jade Room at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

Delivering a true-blue New Zealand experience is ‘Our Land is Alive’ a bar that celebrates NZ excellence in food, beverages, and design.
The abundance of New Zealand’s world-renowned food, drinks is best highlighted at Our Land is alive. The bar draws inspiration from New Zealand’s beauty with locally designed furniture, a hand painted mural representing the land of the long white cloud and flourishing native New Zealand plants and greenery. The bar top is bespoke design and has been crafted from New Zealand Kauri using rescued trees from the rivers and fiords of New Zealand.

Our land is alive at Cordis, Auckland
Our Land is Alive at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

Our Land is Alive is all about quality drinks and food, showcasing the best of New Zealand made spirits, award winning wines, Kiwi curated cocktails, local craft beers and non-alcoholic drinks!

Our Land is Alive at Cordis, Auckland. Photo: Supplied

Whether on a business trip or on a leisure one, the way a hotel delivers an experience means everything. Sometimes its the little gestures and sometimes its bigger outcomes but at the center of it is the heart and that comes from the people of the hotel that make you feel at home. And that’s what Cordis delivers best, straight from the heart.

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