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New Zealand Hotel Careers

Learn more about our New Zealand Hotels and discover career opportunities.
Step into our extraordinary world. Come and join the IHG family at one of our beautiful New Zealand hotels.

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Work Experience powered by IHG® Academy

The IHG® Academy Work Experience programme gives you the chance to spend time working in one of our hotels or corporate offices and see for yourself what goes on behind the scenes. You'll leave with a better understanding of the hospitality industry, and your potential career options. You'll also gain valuable work-place skills that will set you apart from other candidates, no matter what career path you choose to follow.

Your career at IHG is far more than just a job - it's the beginning of your next adventure, the start of discovering just what you're capable of, no matter where you are on your career journey.

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New Zealand Hotel Opportunities

Are you looking for a role to deliver true hospitality for good?  At IHG Hotels and Resorts our New Zealand hotels have fantastic career opportunities across a number of brands, from luxury and lifestyle to essentials. We're committed to do the right thing for our colleagues.  Our inclusive culture enables everyone to belong, and have the opportunity to grow with us with opportunities for career progression. Take a look at our hotels below and discover the part you could play in our extraordinary team.

New Zealand Hotels

Crowne Plaza Auckland

Looking for the best place to stay in New Zealand's largest hub? Welcome to Crowne Plaza Auckland, In the heart of the city. Auckland is a place of natural beauty and economic strength; of history and entrepreneurial spirit; of unique coastal waters, yet blending with dozens of volcanic cones in the landscape.



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Holiday Inn Rotorua

Rotorua is the perfect destination to warm up this winter. Relax in geothermal hot springs or explore the Redwoods forest mountain bike trails. The mild weather in New Zealand means that you can stay active all year round with plenty of activities to entertain everyone. Holiday Inn Rotorua is situated on the edge of the beautiful Whakarewarewa Forest, the hotel is a great base for both families and adventurers to explore.


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Crowne Plaza Christchurch

Located in Central Christchurch just minutes from CBD dining, shopping and entertainment. Overlooking historic Victoria Square and the iconic Avon River, you’ll be in the perfect spot to connect with the Christchurch, or meet with colleagues, clients or friends in Market Place Restaurant and Bar, Café 1851 or The Social Cafe & Bar. This central Christchurch hotel features 204 spacious and modern hotel rooms, combined with the best views the Garden City has to offer and state of the art technology that will make you feel fully connected.

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Holiday Inn Auckland Airport

Set on a 4-hectare garden, this laid-back airport hotel is 3 km from both the Auckland Airport and the scenic Villa Maria Winery.

Featuring balconies or direct garden access, the unfussy rooms provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, safes, iPod docks and minifridges. All have tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add living rooms and/or whirlpool tubs. Room service is available.



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Intercontinental Wellington

The 5-star InterContinental Wellington is located by the harbour waterfront, just 5 miles from Wellington International Airport. It offers an exclusive club lounge, a fitness centre, 2 restaurants and a bar.InterContinental Wellington provides the perfect base for exploring the region's coast line and wineries. The Te Papa Museum of New Zealand is 5 minutes' walk away.



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Crowne Plaza Queenstown

The Crowne Plaza Queenstown is centrally located, being only a short walk to Queenstown’s main streets and a 4-minute walk to the beach. With views overlooking Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown’s Remarkable mountain range, you can enjoy the Queenstown’s beautiful scenery right from the doorstep of the hotel.

All rooms at the Crowne Plaza Queenstown have a balcony offering either a courtyard, mountain or lakeside view. The rooms are contemporary designed to provide comfort, with seating areas, dedicated desk and work space, flat-screen satellite TV, and complimentary WiFi.

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Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park

The 182 room build will be conveniently located within a few minutes’ drive from Queenstown Airport and close to The Remarkables Ski Field, perfectly positioned and easily accessible to visitors, families and holidaying groups. It will feature an all-day dining and bar venue, as well as large meeting facilities and a gym for guests.


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After staring work as Concierge at Intercontinental Wellington, I learned quite quickly what true hospitality was. We receive customers for all over the world for both business and leisure and able to accommodate all needs, from meeting space to sight seeing tours. the team work very closely together as a united front. I appreciate all the support available to me. 

Frances Arnaud  - Concierge

“I started working for Intercontinental Wellington in July 2020 as a Manager (with not much people management experience!).

With the encouragement of HR, I've now completed two Management courses covering Leading and Managing others. This has helped me to develop a new set of skills and grow my existing ones.

I feel that my wellbeing and work/life balance is valued by IHG and that this hotel is a place where I truly belong" 

Tijana Babic – Housekeeping Manager

Our Benefits

We join recognition with a rewarding experience

Working for us means more than competitive pay and benefits. You can also expect recognition for your hard work, a healthy working environment and the right work-life balance.

Annual Leave

Additional day's holiday per year of service up to 33 days

Wellbeing & Private Healthcare

You and your family have access to our global Employee Assistance Program which offers financial, lifestyle and wellbeing advice.

We offer access to insurance such as private healthcare (dependant on Band)

Incentive Programmes

Some roles are eligible for incentives such as bonus which rewards you for your own and company performance

Colleague Recognition

We have a colleague recognition programme to celebrate and recognise peers’ success, as well as long service awards.


In most markets we offer access to insurance such as private healthcare

Learning & Development

We will support you to grow as an individual

Pension & Savings Plans

We offer a range of pension and savings plans

Flexible Working

Flexible working arrangements can be discussed with your line manager to help balance work and home life

Hotel Discount

We offer both colleague and friends and family discount rates across our properties globally

Other Discounts and Offers

In some markets, we offer a range of discounts and access to preferential rates for shopping and leisure

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