Looking for North Island conference venues away from the hustle and bustle of the major centres, but still close enough for your delegates to arrive by car? Head to Pauanui, one of New Zealand’s most spectacular spots, perched on the East Coast of the stunning Coromandel Peninsula.
Located just two hours from Auckland, Tauranga and Hamilton, our Coromandel conference venue is situated within a secluded bush sanctuary – making it a unique business venue alternative, and the perfect choice for weekend planning retreats, team incentives, and seminars. Offering the perfect blend of business and pleasure, Pauanui is the perfect place to relax and unwind overnight after a day of corporate planning and strategy.
Accor Conference Venues in Coromandel
Just steps from Pauanui Beach and nestled within the slopes of Mt. Pauanui is the Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort. Set across 25 acres on the forest slopes of Mount Pauanui, the location is nothing but relaxing offering the simple pleasures of nature, from the chirping birds, crisp fresh air and the breathtaking canopies. Located in the Coromandel Peninsula– just a two-hour drive from Auckland, Tauranga, and Hamilton–the resort is the perfect private oasis for any event. Surrounded by breathtaking sights, from the forest to the ocean, there is no better backdrop for a memorable event.
The Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort caters for a range of events. No matter if you're after space for a cocktail party or gala dinner, workshop, product launch, or board meeting, the resort has a venue for every occasion. Host a memorable event, with three unique event spaces available. All spaces provide access to wireless internet, 4G phone coverage and premium audiovisual equipment such as TVs, sound systems, drop-down screens, and projectors.
Ideal for smaller intimate events such as board meetings, the Rata Room 1 features an executive boardroom set up suitable for 12 delegates. The space is naturally lit, offering a warm and inviting ambience by large windows overlooking the forest landscape. Catering for small to medium events, the Rata Room 2 is a pillarless space with a capacity for 25 to 50 guests. With direct access to the Lobby and Reception and an adjustable layout, the venue location is ideal as a pre-function area to welcome your guests.
Suitable for larger events, the Puka Room offers capacity for up to 150 guests. The timber panelled, A-frame room boasts natural light and features breathtaking landscape views. Only accessible by a private, timber-lined staircase, the venue is unique inside and out. Perfect for those who wish to hold breakout events or take advantage of a pre-event area, the room offers direct access to the restaurant, lounge, and bar.
Accommodate your guests with 48 onsite lodge-style chalets. Guests can relax on private balconies with lush forest outlooks or from the comfort of a separate living area. Rooms feature kitchen facilities and dining space, where guests can enjoy a bite with a view. Perfect to fill downtime, guests can enjoy the heated swimming pool, spa pool. Gym, tennis court and Pétanque. Just 800 metres from the resort, guests can explore the 3 km long Paunanui beach when they want to relax after a busy day at a conference or event.
Accor Wedding Venues In Coromandel
Offering the perfect romantic setting to celebrate a memorable and special occasion, Coromandel offers a stunning ocean backdrop, with an array of indoor venues nestled in the foothills of Mount Pauanui. The Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort’s Puka Room offers a versatile and open plan wedding venue. With a capacity for 110 guests, or 90 guests with a dance floor and banquet seating, enjoy a party or elegant affair. From table decor to satin chair sashes and floral arrangements, add a personal touch to the elegance of the venue. With a dedicated wedding team onsite, rest assured that your special day will be nothing but a seamless experience.
Perfect for the bridal party and travelling guests, onsite accommodation includes chalets with private balconies and breathtaking landscape views for when you want to indulge in some fresh air before or after the big day.
Event and Conference Venues in Coromandel FAQs
How far in advance should I book function venues in Coromandel?
When booking venues in Coromandel, try to enquire at least 3 months ahead of the event date. Depending on the size of your event, the more notice the better.
What should I check for when choosing the perfect venue in Coromandel?
No matter if you're planning a large event or intimate meeting, make sure you prepare a list of requirements before enquiring about a venue space. For further information about any Accor Coromandel venues, you can complete our online enquiry form.
Capacities for venues in Coromandel?
Venues in Coromandel are based on 2-4 square meters per person. Capacities may change based on room layouts. Enquire with dedicated event staff for specific capacity numbers.
How to select a sustainable venue?
Accor is fully committed to sustainability and has set ambitious goals to achieve this. By 2025, all hotels under the Accor brand will be eco-certified, and single-use plastics will be eliminated from the guest experience. Additionally, 90% or more of Accor team members will receive sustainability training. Accor has also taken significant steps towards reducing its carbon footprint and is committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. From hotel operations to restaurants, Accor prioritises sustainability and sources food and produce locally where possible, so choosing Accor means making a responsible and sustainable choice.
Can I earn loyalty Reward points when planning a conference at Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort?
Yes! With the Accor Meeting Planner, you can plan your perfect events and earn rewards. You’ll earn points for every meeting and event you book, and you can redeem those points later for work or pleasure.