Scenic Hotel Auckland Invests Over $85,000 For Best Rugby World Cup Views

With the Rugby World Cup 2011 on its doorstep, Scenic Hotel Auckland have made sure that its guests have the best views of the rugby, whether they have the much-coveted match tickets or not.

he Scenic Hotel Auckland, one of seventeen hotel properties owned by the Scenic Hotel Group in New Zealand, is anticipating huge interest in the Rugby World Cup 2011 from its guests. To ensure they can enjoy World Cup rugby in comfort and with the best views 'in the house', Scenic Hotel Auckland recently upgraded all its in-room televisions at a cost of approximately NZ$85,000.

With all standard rooms enjoying newly-installed 32-inch flatscreen televisions and superior rooms, 42-inch screens, guests will have a great view of the rugby whether they have tickets for the games or not. Twelve matches including the Grand Final are being played at local Auckland stadiums, Eden Park and North Harbour Stadium - Auckland city will temporarily become the 'Rugby Capital' of New Zealand. The Rugby World Cup is being held in New Zealand during September and October 2011.

"We're expecting a real buzz in Auckland around the Rugby World Cup tournament," Les Morgan, the General Manager of Scenic Hotel Auckland said. "Now our guests can enjoy watching rugby matches on superior quality television screens. They may also see the staff here getting on board with a rugby tournament sweepstake and black decor for reception on All Blacks' match days."

Not only a great accommodation choice for sports and rubgy lovers, the
Scenic Hotel Auckland offers business and leisure travellers great value, quality hotel accommodation on Queen Street in the heart of Auckland city centre. Many of the city's attractions and highlights are on the doorstep or within easy walking distance of the hotel including:

* Auckland Zoo
* Sky Tower & SkyCity Casino
* MOTAT (Museum of Transport & Technology)
* Shopping in the central city and High Street
* Ferry trips to Devonport, Waiheke Island or within the harbour
* Sailing
* Auckland Museum
* Viaduct Harbour & waterfront
* AJ Hackett Bungy
* Art Galleries
* Dolphin & Whale Safari
* The University of Auckland
* Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Antartic Encounter
* Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb
* Winery tours & tastings
* Maori heritage tours


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