SO/ Auckland - Signature Luxury Experience

 

Luxury, lifestyle, and a hint of eclectic rebellion.

 

SO/ Auckland is a new class of luxury hotel, with an edgy sense of style. This signature hotel is located at the harbourfront of Auckland's bustling urban life in the Fort Street Area. 

Designed like no other in collaboration with Benny Castles, fashion frontier, WORLD's designer and director, SO/ Auckland shows off a unique boldness and extravagance. Its previous occupant, the Reserve Bank, and volcanic history of Auckland has been embedded in the hotel's decor with homage reflected in SO/ Auckland's emblem.

It is the 7th edition to the SO collection of hotels by Accor and is the 1st in the Pacific region, bringing a new level of boldness and creativity to the Auckland hotel scene. An award winner of the Haute Grandeur Excellence Awards 2019 for Best Lifestyle Hotel in Oceania, Best Design Hotel in New Zealand, and more, SO/ Auckland is guaranteed to surprise and delight all of its guests.

As diverse as its inspirations, SO/ Auckland is equipped for a romantic getaway, a lively party scene, or a moment of relaxation.

SO/ Spa

 

Are you ready for a new kind of spa experience? If so, SO/ Spa is ready to care and comfort you with sensational skin sessions to have you glowing from the inside out. SO/ Spa delivers spa services with a focus on urban wellness and offers an exceptional selection of treatments with a modern skincare approach in partnership with [ comfort zone ].

From a heavenly aromatic Aroha Goddess Ritual to balance and comfort your heart, to an indulgent Lava Lover chocolate body scrub, massage, and mini facial, or 30-minute instant glow up with a Mask Bar refresh, you're sure to find a moment of bliss in an unsuspecting urban retreat.

Even better, all treatments include access to a whole floor of Wellness facilities dedicated to realigning the mind and body. To help you relax or improve your wellbeing a multitude of facilities are available including a 20-meter heated pool, sauna to detoxify, and Jacuzzi to relax the muscles. After your treatment, be sure to indulge at the Serenity lounge with complimentary snacks and a curated herbal tea recommended by your /SO Spa therapist. 

The caring and professional hands of SO/ Spa's staff are sure to go above and beyond to ensure that each moment you spend is treasured and lasting.   

Renight Antioxidant Recovery Facial | Instant glow up

Duration: 60 minutes

Nurture your skin with nourishing vitamins and precious oils that support the skin's natural repairing and protecting properties. A powerful combination of Certified Organic Goji Berry Oil and Macadamia Oil help to nourish and restore, guaranteeing velvet-soft and protected skin.

Body Strategist Therapies | Detoxify and shape

Duration: 60 minutes

Choose between a complete professional selection of targeted treatments to relieve and reshape the stressors of the body. With the benefits of reducing fluid retention, silhouette redefinition, and improving circulation to specifically bestow firming and toning. 

Aroha Goddess Ritual | Comfort to the heart 

Duration: 120 minutes

An aromatic nourishing, balancing, and glow-getting full-body massage, back scrub, and mini facial will leave you with a comforting hug of aroha (love). Rose quartz crystals bring balance the heart, encouraging peace, healing and comfort to reawaken innate love. 

Auckland Experiences

Often the first point of arrival for visitors, Auckland, also known as the "City of Sails" is the true metropolitan hub of New Zealand. With exciting urban adventures to stunning harbourfronts and coastlines, Auckland offers a wide range of experiences.

Located in the bustling city centre is Sky Tower, New Zealand's tallest landmark standing at 328 meters high. An entertainment hub with views that stretch for up to 80 kilometres in every direction from stunning harbour views, volcanic landmarks, to a vast city jungle, Sky Tower offers a picturesque view at any time and any angle. For a more unique viewing angle, you can experience an unbeatable rush of adrenaline with a 192-metre leap with a base-jump by wire with SkyJump. Feeling stuck behind the glass? To truly experience a panoramic 360° view, the SkyWalk showcases impressive views with a safety harnessed stroll amidst fresh air and an undeniably exciting view. 

Exploring from the ground is Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park and site of the extinct volcano, Pukekawa volcano. 75-hectares of greenery also hosts some of Auckland's main tourist attractions such as one of New Zealand's most important museums and war memorials that showcases New Zealand's natural and military history at the Auckland War Memorial Museum and Domain Wintergardens, both historic sites. The Domain Wintergardens, a century-old treasure, houses two Victorian-style glasshouses, a large range of botanicals, and free entry. 

Just a 40-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island is a calming retreat with a haven of fine sandy beaches, scenic walks, and rich vineyards. Know for its food, wine, art, and coastal relaxation, Waiheke Island is the must-have island getaway just at the doorstep of Auckland's metropolitan buzz. 

With a host of activities in the close surrounds of SO/ Auckland, you're sure to be showered with an escape of a lifetime.