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    The Esplanade Hotel

    1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
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    1 - 5 of 218 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Stayed at this establishment for one night in September 2017. Was given a room that had a leaking radiator heater the carpet beside the radiator was wet and rotten around the leak the smell in room was horrendous had to sleep with window wide open....More

    Thank dawndebenham
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    IMO it is a little over priced for the type of accomodation, it does have a lot of character however it is a bit dated and showing its age. My room only had 1/2 of the window netting as the other half was missing, looks...More

    Thank Shane N
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It was our last day in New Zealand, and we drove from Auckland CBD to Devonport. The journey was only around 20 minutes. We parked our car and wanted to find a place for breakfast, and there it was, the Esplanade Hotel, standing right opposite...More

    Thank Douglas H
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is a lovely, quaint hotel, located straight across the road from the Devonport ferry terminal. The first impression when we walked in was that we had come to stay at "Fawlty Towers", as the reception check-in desk is tucked under the stairwell. It is...More

    Thank chynna
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi and thanks for your review. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay here. The building is well over 100 years old which is charming but the age does mean that we have to make do with the facilities of the time. That...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

    An old classic (Georgian) just on the Harbour-front and at the bottom of the main drag. Relaxed, low key, boutique property , reasonably priced and the definitive place to stay in Devonport. You can walk everywhere from here. Friendly bar, with usually a smattering of...More

    1  Thank VincentBSwift
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi and many thanks for your review. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable time here. The building is well over 100 years old which is charming. The menu is deliberately targetted at the local, substantial and low cost.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Conference Facilities
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    • US$112 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    Tracey M
    16 August 2016|
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    Response from Headframe | Reviewed this property |
    Only visited the location. Do not know what internal travel arrangements the hotel has. Suggest you contact the hotel directly. Could be well worth your while..
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    Judydub
    18 June 2016|
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    Response from Adrienne_sail | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it will be fine October can be quite chilly especially in the evening, unlikely you would want a/c at all
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    "Get a room with a view of Auckland."
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    "Ask for a sea view, however I would imagine these could be noisy over weekends with the pub just below."
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    "If you want quiet, select a room without a view as all the view rooms are facing the street."
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    "Almost all the rooms have great views"
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