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Settle in for Women’s Soccer Fever at IHG Hotels & Resorts

With the countdown to kick off underway, IHG Hotels & Resorts are set to welcome guests for one of the year’s most exciting women’s sporting events to be held in Australia and New Zealand. Check in to an IHG hotel and enjoy exceptional hospitality, a great line up of pre- and post-game dining venues and easy access to Women’s World Cup venues.

With the opening match set for Sydney on July 20th, matches are played across Australia and New Zealand through to August 20th.

Sports loving fans can also join IHG One Rewards to access preferred member rates with no blackout dates, late checkout, and earn points to redeem on future stays. Register to Earn 2,000 bonus points every 2 nights or 10,000 bonus points every 4 nights on unlimited stays until 31 August 2023.

Heading to a game? Here are our top picks.

Top picks in Sydney, near Sydney Football Stadium:

InterContinental Sydney: Looking for luxury in the heart of the city? The InterContinental Sydney hotel is nestled in the dress circle of Circular Quay with unparalleled views across the Harbour City. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s stunning rooftop bar, Aster, along with a line-up of the finest culinary experiences the city has to offer. The InterContinental Sydney hotel is a short 10-minute drive to the Sydney Football Stadium.

Crowne Plaza Darling Harbour: Seamlessly connected to the centre of the city, the Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour hotel offers guests a great line-up of bar and dining venues in an enviable location with entertainment, museums and wildlife centres at the doorstep. This hotel is just a 5-minute walk to Sydney’s iconic shopping precinct and a 15-minute drive to the Sydney Football Stadium.

Holiday Inn Sydney Potts Point: The Holiday Inn Sydney Potts Point hotel offers guests a relaxed stay amidst an elegant and vibrant village set on the rim of Sydney’s busy heart. The Holiday Inn Sydney Potts Point hotel is conveniently located just a 10-minute drive from the Sydney Football Stadium and if you’re travelling with your family, kids under 12 stay and eat free at Holiday Inn hotels.

Top Picks in Sydney, near Stadium Australia:

Crowne Plaza Burwood: A modern hotel in Sydney’s Burwood district, the Crowne Plaza Sydney Burwood hotel is just 10 minutes away from Stadium Australia. Offering contemporary accommodation and a great line-up of dining venues, the Crowne Plaza Burwood hotel is a great choice for guests combining work and play with the hotel, offering a suite of meeting spaces together with state-of-the-art meeting technology.

Holiday Inn Parramatta: Conveniently located just a 10-minute drive from the Stadium Australia, the Holiday Inn Parramatta hotel sits within culturally diverse precinct and world class facilities offers guests a relaxed stay amidst an elegant and vibrant village set on the rim of Sydney’s busy heart. Travelling with your family? Kids under 12 stay and eat free at Holiday Inn hotels.

Top picks for Melbourne, near Melbourne Rectangular Stadium:

InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto: Located on prestigious Collins Street in the heart of the CBD, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is an icon of glamour and grandeur. Guests will be treated to luxury accommodation and an array of superb bar and dining experiences inside the hotel’s spectacular glass atrium. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is a short 10-minute drive or an easy 30-minute walk to Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.

Crowne Plaza Melbourne: Located on the banks of the Yarra River and just minutes away from Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, the Crowne Plaza Melbourne hotel offers guests upscale accommodation, a private rooftop oasis with heated pool along with a tempting selection of food and beverage outlets amidst this vibrant city.

voco Melbourne Central: a modern treasure located in Melbourne’s iconic CBD laneways, voco hotel Melbourne Central offers guests charming accommodation, luxe amenities and some of the city’s most spectacular panoramic views. The hotel’s line-up of premium facilities includes vibrant indoor and outdoor dining and a rooftop oasis giving it that ‘city vacation’ feel. voco hotel Melbourne Central is a short 10-minute drive or an easy 30-minute walk to Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.

Top picks in Brisbane, near Brisbane Stadium:

Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre: Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre is superbly located in the inner-Brisbane neighborhood of North Quay within 2km from Brisbane Stadium and set amongst local treasures the multifaceted city has to offerThe hotel’s line-up of bar & dining venues includes a contemporary speakeasy bar and traditional Japanese dining.

voco Brisbane City Centre: voco hotel Brisbane City Centre is conveniently located on the banks of Brisbane River in North Quay. This property offers guests premium accommodation with cushy bedding and vibrant art that celebrates the city’s nearby art precinct. The hotel’s line-up of guest facilities includes a vibrant rooftop pool together with ground-floor bar and dining options.

Hotel X Brisbane, Fortitude Valley, Vignette Collection: Guests are treated to an indulgent and luxury experience amidst the sophistication of Hotel X Brisbane Fortitude Valley. Just 10 minutes away from Brisbane Stadium, this lovely property offers premium accommodation and elevated dining experiences with the in-house bistro serving French culinary delicacies or head skyward to enjoy a Mediterranean experience at IRIS Rooftop Bar & Restaurant.

Top picks in Adelaide, near Hindmarsh Stadium:

Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets: Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets is located within a vibrant culinary neighbourhood in the heart of the city. The hotel’s boutique rooms and modern colour palette pay homage to the legendary festivals of the city. Multicultural influencers abound throughout the hotels culinary offering showcasing the best local produce in South Australia. This property is a 10-minute drive to Hindmarsh Stadium.

Crowne Plaza Adelaide: Located in the East End of the city near Hindmarsh Stadium, Crowne Plaza Adelaide hotel is just a 10-minute drive to the action along with other Adelaide attractions including Adelaide Botanic Gardens and Lot Fourteen. Crowne Plaza Adelaide hotel offers guests an urban haven in the sky with modern art deco features and a variety of drinking and dining options.

Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre: This property is situated in the vibrant north-west quarter of Adelaide’s CBD with easy access to Hindmarsh Stadium. Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre hotel is the perfect jumping off point for soccer fans with the hotel offering a free express breakfast to help kick start the day.

Top picks in Perth, near Perth Rectangular Stadium:

InterContinental Perth City Centre: Located in the heart of the city on Hay Street and just a 10-minute drive to Perth Rectangular Stadium, InterContinental Perth City Centre hotel is the definition of luxury and charm. The hotel boasts breathtaking views of the city from sophisticated guest accommodation and an enviable line-up of fine restaurants and bars to enjoy.

Crowne Plaza Perth: Conveniently located in Perth’s city centre with Perth Rectangular Stadium on its doorstep! Guests to Crowne Plaza Perth hotel can enjoy impressive views of picturesque Langley Park and nearby Swan River, premium accommodation with fresh local West Australian produce and Margaret River wines featured throughout the hotel’s restaurants and bars.

Top Picks in Auckland, near Eden Park Stadium:

Crowne Plaza Auckland: Crowne Plaza Auckland hotel is the perfect base for soccer fans to explore the city with easy access to Eden Park Stadium just 2 km away. The hotel boasts premium accommodation, convenient customer self-parking and a lineup of fabulous restaurant and bars.

Holiday Inn Express Auckland City Centre: The new Holiday Inn Express Auckland City Centre hotel is located in Auckland’s epicenter nearby popular attractions including the Viaduct precinct, SkyCity and Aotea Centre and just minutes from Eden Park Stadium. This property offers incredible value with modern amenities and the perfect jumping off point for soccer fans with the hotel offering a free express breakfast to help kick start the day.

voco hotel Auckland City Centre: voco hotel Auckland City Centre is located minutes from Eden Park Stadium offering guests premium accommodation, voco hotels’ hallmark styling along with a number of enviable dining venues including an intimate ground floor trattoria and New Zealand’s highest rooftop lounge, Bar Albert.

Top Picks in Wellington, near Wellington Stadium:

InterContinental Wellington: Located adjacent to Wellington’s waterfront and just a 10-minute drive to Wellington Stadium, the InterContinental Wellington hotel is the definition of modern elegance. The hotel boasts stunning views of New Zealand’s capital city together with sophisticated guest accommodation and exceptional service.


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