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CPG Hotels acquires signature Christchurch property

CPG Hotels, one of New Zealand’s largest privately-owned and operated hotel groups, is adding Fable  Christchurch Hotel to its impressive portfolio, and is set to open its doors next month with a major refurbishment on the near horizon.

Formally known as the Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch, the hotel will relaunch on Tuesday 16 November as Fable Christchurch, under CPG’s Boutique Luxury Fable Hotels and Resorts brand.  The hotel will immediately undergo a full refurbishment to transform it into a luxury five-star hotel.

The 171-room property features a range of room configurations, including Suites, restaurant and bar, underground car parking and has four conference rooms, hosting up to 35 delegates and linkages to large event venues nearby.

CPG Group Operations Manager, Ronnie Ronalde, says this latest purchase is an exciting step for Fable Hotels planned expansion in the South Island.

“The acquisition of this Christchurch landmark hotel is very exciting for us. To relaunch as one of our prestigious Fable Hotels is going to add such a great link to our Fables hotel network throughout New Zealand,  and especially in the South Island, as we continue to work on further Fable hotel openings in 2021-2022 in Auckland, Queenstown, Terrace Downs and Hanmer Springs”.

Dining will play a central role at the new-look hotel, which can also host events and special celebrations. The restaurant will open daily for breakfast and all-day dining until late, with award-winning Group Executive Chef Jinu Abraham creating a menu focused on sustainably caught seafood, alongside fresh produce from the Canterbury region. To complement the dining experience is the Gin Bar, featuring a range of artisanal cocktails designed to enhance the menu offering.

The planned refurbishment is expected to be completed by May 2022 and the team are excited to welcome both leisure and business travellers to experience Fable’s full-service luxury and artful details that set them apart from other hotels.