Locals to choose Invercargill hotel’s name

Artist's impression of the Invercargill hotel.

A community member will decide the name for Invercargill's new $40 million inner-city hotel.

Invercargill Licensing Trust (ILT) has launched a competition on Facebook to name its new 120-room hotel, expected to be completed by late 2021.

Among the most popular suggestions on ILT's Facebook page were Hotel Burwell and Murihiku Hotel.

The winner of the contest will receive a night’s accommodation, dinner, a bottle of wine and breakfast at ILT’s Ascot Park Hotel and a VIP experience for two when the new hotel opens.

Entries close 9am on 28 February.