Urban Rest Sylvia Park, Auckland, New Zealand

Urban Rest Expands into New Zealand with Urban Rest Sylvia Park in Auckland

Sydney, Australia - 28 February 2024

Urban Rest, a leading provider of flexible alternative accommodations catering to the corporate market, is thrilled to announce its expansion into New Zealand with the debut of Urban Rest Sylvia Park in Auckland. This marks a significant milestone for the company as it extends its innovative approach to hospitality to the vibrant city of Auckland and beyond.

Urban Rest Sylvia Park will feature 34 meticulously designed One and Two Bedroom Apartments, offering travellers and residents a comfortable and convenient living experience. Each apartment is thoughtfully furnished and equipped with modern amenities to ensure a seamless stay.

"We are excited to introduce Urban Rest Sylvia Park as our inaugural property in New Zealand," said David Whelan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Urban Rest. "This expansion represents our commitment to providing travellers with exceptional accommodation options, and we are thrilled to set a new standard for hospitality in New Zealand."

Situated in the heart of Auckland, Urban Rest Sylvia Park boasts outstanding amenities, including a Resident Lounge and kitchen, Co-working area, Gym, Media room, and a rooftop BBQ area offering breathtaking views of One Tree Hill and the iconic Panmure Basin. The property's prime location and unparalleled facilities make it an ideal choice for both short-term visitors and long-term residents seeking comfort and convenience.

"Our tech-enabled operational model ensures that Urban Rest Sylvia Park will meet the evolving needs of corporate travellers," said Jeff Baars, Chief Commercial Officer of Urban Rest. "We believe our commitment to delivering innovative accommodation solutions will greatly enhance the guest experience at Urban Rest Sylvia Park, contributing positively to the hospitality landscape in New Zealand."

Urban Rest's expansion into New Zealand follows a period of tremendous growth, underscoring the company's commitment to providing unparalleled accommodation experiences worldwide. Since its inception in Sydney in 2017, Urban Rest has rapidly expanded its footprint, with notable openings in key destinations such as Dublin in 2022 and London in 2023. Recent expansions in Sydney and Melbourne have further solidified its presence in the Australian market, with imminent openings planned in Parramatta and St Kilda.

The development of Urban Rest Sylvia Park is in partnership with Kiwi Property, a prominent property developer, marking a strategic collaboration that aligns with Urban Rest's vision for growth and innovation in the hospitality sector. This partnership underscores Urban Rest's commitment to delivering exceptional accommodation solutions that cater to the evolving needs of corporate travellers and residents.

Urban Rest looks forward to welcoming guests to Urban Rest Sylvia Park and continuing its mission to redefine accommodation norms and establish pioneering benchmarks in the hospitality sector.


About Urban Rest

Urban Rest Apartments, launched in 2017 by founder David Whelan, was born out of a vision to revolutionise extended stay accommodations for business travellers. After experiencing the challenges of finding high-quality serviced apartments during his extensive travels, Whelan sought to create a brand that would seamlessly blend the luxury of premium hotels with the flexibility of short-term rentals.

Catering specifically to the business travel segment, Urban Rest offers meticulously designed apartments with comprehensive facilities, facilitating comfortable extended stays in prime locations. In just a few years, Urban Rest has earned a reputation as a trusted and high-quality provider of extended stay accommodations, cultivating a loyal customer base across Australia and Europe.

As a next-generation accommodation provider, Urban Rest is reshaping the way people experience travel. Committed to delivering unparalleled customer service and leveraging technology for a seamless experience, our overarching vision is to establish Urban Rest as a global hospitality brand.

The company's core values centre around reducing stress at every stage of the customer journey, ensuring a consistently high-quality product and service from booking to check-out. Urban Rest's dedication to sustainability and well-being extends across the key pillars of mind, body, and planet.

For more information about Urban Rest and its properties, please visit www.stayurbanrest.com.

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