Handpicked Holidays by IHG: The properties to know about

These six all-inclusive holiday packages by IHG Hotels & Resorts should be on your radar

IHG Hotels and Resorts has launched an exciting offer of all-inclusive holiday experiences at properties across Australia and New Zealand.

It couldn’t be easier to book in a stay and save on your next trip.

Looking for more information on Handpicked Holidays by IHG? Discover our favourite participating properties and packages.

The Handpicked Holidays by IHG promotion is available to book now at 14 properties across Australia and New Zealand.

There are deeply discounted packages on offer at some of my favourite resorts and hotels, including the InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort and newly opened Crowne Plaza Hobart.

All are highly rated, desirable properties, and each holiday package boasts a range of valuable inclusions. Together, these ‘extras’ can add significant value to your stay.

Keen to find out where your Handpicked Holiday could take you? Read on for a showcase of six packages on offer, and get inspired to book in your stay.

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

This flagship property offers indulgent luxury in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the natural beauty of the Whitsundays, iconic private island experiences and sacred moments of connection.

What’s included:

  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Complimentary upgrade to Lagoon Ocean View room
  • Daily gourmet breakfast
  • Luxury launch transfers
  • $100 Restaurant and Bar credit per day
  • Island Escapade for 2 people to Blue Pearl Bay, Bali Hai or Hook Island

Cost:

A$2,669 per room (valued at A$4,200). Subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Book this stay here.

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

intercontinental sanctuary cove resort

Nestled within 4.2 hectares of lush landscaping, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort boasts a marina, acclaimed golf courses, one-acre lagoon beach pool and a tranquil garden setting. Gold Coast theme parks are just a 10 minute drive away.

What’s included:

  • 3 nights’ upgraded from Garden to Lagoon View
  • Daily gourmet breakfast in Cove Cafe
  • A $100 Resort credit per stay to use in Verandah Bar, the Pool House or Arnies
  • A three-course meal for two in the signature restaurant The Fireplace
  • An in-room cocktail for two from Cocktail Porter
  • Late checkout to midday

Cost:

$770 per room (valued at A$1,335). Subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Book this stay here

Crowne Plaza Hobart

ihg crowne plaza hobart

Located on a bustling street in the city centre, the newly opened Crowne Plaza Hobart offers harbour or Mount Wellington views from each room, with Hobart’s first Club Lounge. This 235 room hotel offers two restaurants and channels Tasmanian culture in its cutting edge interior design.

What’s included:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Daily full breakfast for two
  • Welcome drink for two
  • $100 Restaurant and Bar credit at Core Restaurant and The Deck Bar per stay
  • Free valet parking for one car
  • Late check out till 1pm

Cost:

$705 per room (valued at $1,356). Subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Book this stay here.

Intercontinental Sydney

IHG Intercontinental sydney deck view
The InterContinental Sydney is located in a prime position by Circular Quay and the Botanical Gardens

Located in a historic 19th-Century building in Circular Quay, Sydney’s 5-star InterContinental Hotel is often where I stay when I travel to the Emerald City. The hotel boasts incredible views overlooking the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Guests enjoy the height of sophistication on level 32, with the Club offering twilight drinks on a stunning wrap-around balcony terrace with the best views in town.

Related: Read my comprehensive review of this property here

What’s included:

  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Complimentary upgrade to Eastern Harbour View room
  • Daily gourmet breakfast
  • $100 Restaurant and Bar credit
  • Parking for 3 nights in our prime Circular Quay location
  • Late checkout of 1pm for you to Live the InterContinental Life

Cost:

$1,145 per room (valued at A$1,700). Subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Book this stay here.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

ihg crowne plaza hunter valley

Just 2 hours’ drive north of Sydney and nestled amongst the vines, the award-winning Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley boasts an 18-hole golf course, on-site craft brewery (yes, really!) and a sublime outdoor heated swimming pool.

There are two onsite restaurants and two bars, including Redsalt, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s signature restaurant. Here, you can dine on local produce, and enjoy an extensive array of fine Hunter Valley wines.

What’s included:

  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily gourmet breakfast
  • Half day Hunter Valley Wine tour
  • 9 holes golf with buggy for 2
  • $100 Restaurant and Bar credit
  • Parking for 3 nights
  • Complimentary bottle of wine on arrival
  • Late checkout of 2pm

Cost:

$920 per room (valued at $1,489). Subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Book this stay here.

Crowne Plaza Adelaide

ihg crowne plaza adelaide

Located in the heart of the City's East End and in Adelaide’s tallest building, this newly-opened hotel is generating plenty of buzz. The Crowne Plaza Adelaide features 329 design-led guest rooms and spacious suites with modern amenities.

Amenities include a show stopping rooftop heated infinity pool with city views and a 24-hour fully-equipped gym with the latest in Technogym equipment.

The hotel features two food and beverage venues on level 10, including Adelaide’s highest restaurant, Koomo, offering a modern menu with a Japanese influence fused with the flavours and textures of Asian cuisine.

What’s included:

  • 3 nights accommodation in a King Premium room
  • Daily breakfast for 2
  • $100 Restaurant and Bar credit (including Koomo Restaurant)
  • 2 welcome drinks
  • Self car parking
  • Late Check-Out 12pm

Cost:

$660 per room (valued at $1,308). Subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Book this stay here.

Ready to treat yourself to an all-inclusive holiday away?

The Handpicked Holidays by IHG promotion is bookable now until sold out, for stay dates until 30 June 2021.

To book any of the offers we’ve covered above, navigate to the IHG promotion page here. Don’t delay, as popular dates are selling fast.

Once you’ve made your choice, you can search for your preferred dates. You’ll need to meet the minimum stay requirement (usually 3 nights) to unlock the all-inclusive benefits.

This post has been prepared in partnership with IHG Hotels and Resorts

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