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    The Esplanade Hotel

    1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 9291
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good41%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    My sister and I took our elderly parents out for their Wedding Anniversary; we chose Devonport because it's where they started off their married life, dad being a Navy man. A friend had suggested High Tea at The Esplanade. The whole experience was delightful. We...More

    Thank jillimc
    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    Booked the Romance and relax option for an awesome stay at the hotel !!! It included a night in a large luxury room with king bed and an amazing 2 course dinner and beautiful cooked breakfast and coffee + late 12pm check out. Great stay...More

    Thank Petelodge
    Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

    If you want to be within easy access to the CBD then this is perfect with the ferry across the road. If you want a modern hotel with all the mod cons then don't come here. If you want a beautiful old building that is...More

    Thank breeanna43
    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    We were finding very limited and very expensive hotel options in downtown Auckland so we tried The Esplanade Hotel. Getting there from the south was time consuming as Auckland traffic was much worse than expected. However, once there, visiting downtown Auckland was easy, taking the...More

    Thank Phil H
    Reviewed 20 March 2017

    We stayed here twice, at the start of our trip to NZ and on the way back. This is an excellent hotel, the rooms are charming, beds are comfortable, there's an elevator to get your luggage upstairs.The bathrooms have been updated, so all the facilities...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
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    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Restaurant
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    • US$121 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Devonport
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    • Esplanade Hotel Auckland
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    Tracey M
    16 August 2016|
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    Response from DeRiz | Reviewed this property |
    There is a bus you can get from the airport to downtown Auckland pier very cheaply - runs 24 hours a day, needs no reservation, fabulous - I have used it, and only 18 NZD. Read about it @ skybus. Then you can take a short... More
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    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 that faces the rear of the hotel, although the area is generally quiet at night."
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    "Rooms with views also have the street noise."
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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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