• Conference Venues in New Zealand

Kia ora, and welcome to the land of the long white cloud. New Zealand is alive with natural wonders, multicultural cities and culinary delights, charming visitors and locals alike. For your next conference on New Zealand’s North or South shores, choose a venue that can deliver on all fronts for a stress-free experience. Accor conference venues in New Zealand provide seamless, memorable event solutions - from mouthwatering catering options to cutting edge tech, intimate meeting rooms and spacious, stylish boardrooms. All that’s left to consider is which of New Zealand’s attractions to enjoy after the event finishes.

About Accor Meeting Venues in New Zealand

Throughout New Zealand, Accor offers 24 distinct function and event venues that are all suited to various budgets, event sizes, and preferred styles. Whether you’re looking for a corporate boardroom or a space suited for a lively evening, Accor covers a range of rooms to suit your needs. Dining rooms, chapels, terraces, and more can be utilised to heighten your next event, with on-site facilities available to keep each of your guests entertained throughout their stay. 

New Zealand Function Rooms For Corporate Events And Functions

Venues New Zealand - Auckland 

Whether planning a small meeting or a large corporate event, Accor offers a range of suitable venues in New Zealand. The Pullman Auckland Hotel and Apartments provides boardroom and ballroom spaces, perfect for corporate events and functions. If you are planning a training workshop, product launch, gala dinner or cocktail party, the Princes Ballroom and Regatta Rooms are a great option, with capacities for 550–1000 guests. Featuring high ceilings, a private bar and terrace - guests will have enough space to soak in and enjoy the event at their leisure.

If you are after a smaller space, the Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments Boardroom offers a capacity of 16 guests, making it perfect for intimate meetings and private events. Inside sits an 80-inch plasma screen and comfortable lounge chairs to make each session a little more seamless. For those opting for a room that makes a statement, the SO/Auckland venue has a luxurious feel and is ideal for small to mid-sized occasions. There are five distinct spaces which can host a guest list of 15 to 150 people, depending on the nature of your event. Each room has its own significant style, accompanied by comfortable seating and high quality audio and presentation facilities. 

Only minutes from the international terminal, the Novotel Auckland Airport offers convenience, unexpected comfort, and eight meeting and event spaces. Each venue includes boardrooms with adjustable layouts (classroom, theatre or U-shape), alongside first-rate amenities and audiovisual equipment for a smooth experience. Rooms can host up to 60 guests, with natural lighting and floor to ceiling windows present for a clear landscape view and a comfortable atmosphere all round.

Venues New Zealand - Queenstown

Set against the dramatic Southern Alps, few places possess the picturesque views and landscapes of Queenstown. For an added touch of luxury, the Sofitel Queenstown Hotel Spa offers a range of sophisticated spaces for your preferred event. For a small to mid-sized option, there are three classic-style rooms available, each featuring glistening crystal chandeliers with matching neutral-tone decor. For a space that can host up to 90 guests, The La Galerie space offers state-of-the-art technology and pristine decor - a perfect option for presentations. The Ambassador room and Boardroom can also hold up to 64–80 guests for meetings, workshops, product launches and presentations. Each space remains ideal for business settings - and with restaurants on site, catering can be integrated easily. 

Venues New Zealand - Christchurch  

New Zealand venues in Christchurch offer elegant settings and warm spaces for both corporate and intimate events. The Novotel Christchurch can hold up to 130 guests with five venue options available, floor-to-ceiling windows encompassing their main Waimakariri room. Accompanied by a drop-down screen and projector, this space remains ideal for presentations and can be split into two rooms if needed. For smaller meetings, two boardrooms are also available, offering a capacity for 14–30 guests. Featuring a large boardroom table and quality presentation equipment - all the essentials are included. For guests that are travelling, Accor offers onsite accommodation, equipped with private balconies and separate living areas for premium comfort throughout the duration of their stay. 

Venues New Zealand - Wellington

An ideal destination for an upcoming event, Wellington is home to the arts, culture and scenic landscapes of the North Island. For a range of venue options in this bustling city, the vibrant and creative atmosphere of the Mövenpick Hotel Wellington offers seven different spaces, and can hold up to 160 guests. The ever-popular and spacious Takahe room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows with natural light, as well as blackout curtains and audiovisual equipment for presentations and workshops. Depending on guest arrangements, seating can also be altered. 

If you’re planning a longer event over multiple days, or you have guests travelling from afar, take advantage of the Mövenpick Hotel Wellington’s onsite accommodation. Modern decor and breathtaking city views greet each guest as they enter the luxurious interior. Facilities like rain showers, smart TVs, Wi-Fi, private parking, and an on-site kitchen and bar mean guests can enjoy the best in hotel comforts while enjoying their chosen event.

Venues New Zealand - Rotorua 

Located on the shores of Lake Rotorua, The Novotel Rotorua Lakeside venue is the perfect serene getaway for both large and small scale events. A warm, inviting venue in itself - the convenient location and earthy interiors create the ideal spot for intimate meetings and larger gatherings. 

For bigger scale events, the Rutherford Room has capacity for up to 200 guests, along with audiovisual equipment, a podium for speakers, and plenty of natural light to bring in the beauty of your surroundings. For those planning small events or intimate meetings, you’ll also find six boardroom spaces, each with capacity for up to 16 guests. 

For those opting to extend their stay, there are available guest rooms on site which can hold up to six people. Earthy tones fill each of the rooms, with separate living areas included for added space and a serene environment. Large windows also allow for breathtaking lake views, letting in natural light during the day. Tie this in with on-site facilities including kitchenettes, Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and desks for an enjoyable stay.

New Zealand wedding venues and private event spaces

The dramatic landscapes of New Zealand have become known across the world. The scenic views and towering mountains make it an ideal destination for weddings, proposals and private celebrations. For those looking into New Zealand wedding venues and private event spaces, there are plenty of options which showcase its vibrant scenery. 

With an incredible lakeside backdrop alongside lush greenery, Peppers on the Point offers a beautiful location for the big day and even a purpose built chapel with commanding views - the perfect unique space for small wedding receptions. To continue the celebration, head along to the reception at the conservatory - this space overlooks the waters of Lake Rotorua for another breathtaking view. Both venues showcase the best of natural lighting and hold 70 guests. With the option to arrange the venue to your liking, choose your ideal seating arrangements and browse catering offerings.

For another Accor New Zealand wedding venue option, the Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - Mgallery features stunning views of Lake Wakatipu across to the Remarkables mountain range. Offering two spaces, The Den and The Library, windows surround the entirety of each space for a clear view of both the lake and surrounding mountains. Each includes a private balcony, along with high-end technical equipment, drop screens, black-out curtains and comfortable seating. To create a warmer ambience, the piano and fireplace are also included. Each room can hold up to 50–90 guests, and can be tailored to suit the needs of the event required, whether that be a banquet or cocktail setting. On request, catering services may be available and provided by onsite restaurants.

Onsite accommodation is also available for travelling guests, with rooms catering for up to five people. The rooms are spacious and feature clear lake views, along with an in-room bar, lounge and dining area for end-to-end comfort. For a comfortable evening or afternoon, guests are able to sit on the private balcony and enjoy the scenic landscape. Other hotel facilities include a sauna, fitness centre, jacuzzi and valet parking services for a seamless stay. 

New Zealand Function Venues FAQs

How far in advance should I book a New Zealand function venue?

When booking event and function rooms with Accor in New Zealand, you should inquire and book at least 3 months before the event date as a good rule of thumb. This gives you time to organise the logistics and amenities needed for your event. Depending on your event type and size, catering may be available upon request.

What should I check for when choosing the perfect venue in New Zealand?

Whether you are after a private event space for a wedding or function rooms for your next business event, it is important to have a list of what you require. You can complete our online enquiry form to inquire about any Accor venues in New Zealand. 

How many people can fit into a New Zealand venue?

Accor's capacities are based on 2-4 square meters per person. It is important to have an event plan as seating style and layout can affect capacity, so speak to your venue operator to be sure.

How to select a sustainable New Zealand 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 an event in New Zealand?

Yes! With ALL 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.