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Boutique hotel, Martinborough

Boutique hotel, Martinborough

The Martinborough Hotel has been transformed from watering hole to up-market boutique establishment – part of the gentrification of the Wairarapa district as a whole. Though large hotels dominate in the hospitality industry, traditional small hotels have survived and sometimes thrived, particularly outside cities.

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Paul Christoffel, 'Hotels and motels - Hotels and motels in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

Story by Paul Christoffel, published 11 Mar 2010