03 July 2017

Crowne Plaza® Hawkesbury Valley and Kirkton Park Hunter Valley join the IHG® family

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InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG) today welcomes Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley, a destination of calm sophistication, to the IHG family from 1 July 2017.

The 105-room Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley, formerly The Sebel Resort & Spa Hawkesbury Valley, is set amongst 8 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens, making it perfect for either a romantic getaway or as a venue for events of all kind, including conferences, weddings or corporate events. 

Only 45 minutes’ drive from Sydney, the hotel has 8 formal and 5 informal meeting rooms, as well as a heated indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna, two tennis courts, croquet lawn, two adjacent golf courses and the only Villa Thalgo Day Spa in Australia. 

Guests can leave the bustle behind and experience the grandeur and serenity of a luxurious country retreat, surrounded by nature, and end the day at some of the region’s best dining venues, Gazebo Restaurant, Harvest Restaurant and Barracks Bar.

Also joining IHG is Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, previously The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley. 

One of the Hunter Valley’s most prestigious estates, Kirkton Park Hunter Valley is the ultimate place to escape, unwind and indulge. This boutique hotel is situated on 28 hectares of rolling countryside with spectacular mountain views, blending classic elegance and charm with contemporary style and sophistication. 

Karin Sheppard, IHG’s Chief Operating Officer, Australasia & Japan, said:  “We are delighted to welcome these two stunning hotels to the growing IHG family. Just a short drive from Sydney, both properties offer world-class facilities and an oasis of calm sophistication, brought to life by IHG’s world-famous True Hospitality.

“For those who feel like venturing beyond the hotel, both offer an abundance of things to do nearby, whether it’s soaring above the valley in a hot air balloon, visiting local markets and heritage-listed sites, taking a trip down the Hawkesbury River or discovering boutique wineries in the Hunter Wine Region. There really is something for everybody.”

In addition to these new properties, IHG currently has 32 hotels operating under four brands across Australia and New Zealand: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express with a further 14 in the pipeline including Hotel Indigo.


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For further information please contact:

Chris Waite
chris.waite@ihg.com
+61 (4) 38 943 562

About IHG®

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns nearly 5,200 hotels and 770,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with nearly 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.

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