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For new visitors to the Waikato region, a visit to New Zealand’s only tea plantation, Zealong, is an absolute must see, according to a leading Hamilton motel the multiple award-winning Argent Motor Lodge.
Located in Gordonton 10km north-east of Hamilton, Zealong is the ultimate tea experience! “For a high-class international experience for all tourists, Zealong’s tours, restaurant and venue all make for a wonderful day out,” says Graeme Hunt, owner of Argent Motor Lodge in Hamilton which is Number 1 on Trip Advisor.
Zealong highlights include the tea walk, Zealong story video, traditional tea ceremony and Zealong tea tasting. Zealong was established in 1996 and has become one of the Waikato’s most popular attractions
Zealongs’s picturesque ocation is perfect way to experience the beautiful Waikato countryside. “You can get away from the busy city to its tranquil location and relax while tasting high quality teas,” adds Graeme
For the full Zealong experience, take a guided tour of New Zealand’s only commercial tea plantation. Zealong Tea Estate can also offer a range of custom tour and tea tasting options to suit large groups.
If you want to take you’re tour to the next level, there is also an option upgrade your tour with a Signature High Tea package. Further explore the multiple facets of tea with unique tea-infused seasonal delicacies created by our innovative chefs.
If fine dining is on your mind the Zealong Tea House is the perfect place to satisfy your appetite. A seasonally driven menu focuses on local food prepared by a team of top chefs. Dine on tea infused dishes served amidst stunning views of the Waikato Region.
About Argent Motor Lodge:
Based in Hamilton, Argent Motor Lodge is right next door to Waikato Hospital and only a few minutes’ drive to the City Centre, cycle trails and the world-famous, world famous Hamilton Gardens. Accommodation ranges from one bedroom apartments to family apartments with wheelchair-accessible facilities and fully equipped kitchens.
Argent Motor Lodge has won the Travellers’ Choice Award for Hotels for five consecutive years, in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Travellers’ Choice Award for Hotels is the highest honour given by TripAdvisor.
Argent Motor Lodge is rated Number One on Trip Advisor, Booking.com and Expedia.
Contact Argent Motor Lodge:
Address: 27 Lorne Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
Phone: +64 7 843 9912/0800 275 676 (toll free within New Zealand)
Phone: 0274 587 724