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The Consulate Luxury Bed and Breakfast

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed with David and Averill for a couple of nights and were made to feel very at home from the moment we arrived. The accommodation is beautiful and very comfortable and the breakfast in the morning was substantial and very tasty. Left feeling very relaxed and refreshed and the only reason I didn't give a 5 is because we were...

Thank Karina709
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I was on a businesstrip and found a great alternative to a downtown accommodation. David and Averell are outstanding hosts - delicious breakfast - try the bagel with cream cheese, scrambled egg, salmon and avocado. Very quite and peaceful. Close distance to St. Heliers restraurants (10-15 min walk). Go there!

Thank smayr
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The Consulate is truly a luxury B&B. We actually stayed there last month, and have been remiss in not doing our review sooner. Our hosts David & Averill immediately made us welcome and very comfortable in their fabulous home for our 3 day stay in Auckland. Our huge room was upstairs with a super comfortable king-size bed, balcony, and our...

Thank ATeam2013
Reviewed 20 February 2016

A lovely place to stay in St. Helena run by David and Averell Archer. Upon arriving, we were greeted by our very personable hosts with a cheese platter and sparking wine. It was a great location in a beautiful neighborhood not to far from many good restaurants down by the waterfront. We enjoyed David's delicious breakfasts each morning. A thoroughly...

Thank cruzluvers
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a night and loved this establishment. David and Avril were charming hosts and the house is fabulous. Lovely big bedroom and large comfortable well appointed lounge. Cooked breakfast was delicious. Located in St Heliers you are close to good restaurants on the waterfront All in all a great find.

1Thank Cushian
Reviewed 5 March 2015

David and Averill are charming hosts at this lovely B&B. It is located just outside Auckland, which worked great for us since we had a car and appreciated both the nice neighborhood and proximity (10-15 minute drive) to town. Sleeping room was very comfortable (only issue was slightly warm but this is probably only a problem for small portion of...

1Thank SandSS
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This charming B&B is in a quiet neighbourhood but quite discreet and as a result it is quite difficult to find but worth it when you get there. Very comfortable stay,and we treated as treasured guesta with a very good breakfast. We had the use of our own sitting room and the use of the pool and tennis court in...

1Thank PAW743
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 23 January 2015

We had a wonderful say at the Consulate. Our room was spacious but a bit warm. You can't open the windows very much to create a draft so it did not cool off very much at night. The bathroom is very large but I wonder if you have to share it when there are other guests!?? You have your own...

Thank nota1timetraveller
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

What delightfully friendly people. We were thoroughly welcomed. Home from home, such a beautiful house. We would highly recommend. It's in a suburb 15 minutes out of the city with a beautiful walk down to the beach and a great selection of restaurants nearby. Just so relaxing and a tennis court and pool to boot!

Thank Sazzieh
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We just spent an extremely comfortable night in the Royal room of this charming home. After a long flight we appreciated the champagne and cheese plate served in the elegant lounge where we met another couple from Europe. David and Averill were welcoming hosts and cooked a superb breakfast the following morning. A great location for us as we had...

Thank deborahm1951

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This multimillion dollar palatial home in one of Auckland's finest suburbs has been occupied in the past six years by the Consul General of America to New Zealand. An opportunity now exists to stay where Presidents and Prime Ministers have visited,and where American Ambassadors have slept. Stay and enjoy the luxury, and relax both inside and outside of this lavish home in uncompromising style. Play tennis, swim in the pool, enjoy the games room or just collapse in front of the fire and large screen TV. Discover Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand with almost one and a half million residents. Enjoy the near by famous beaches and restaurants of St Heliers and Mission Bay. Take a cruise to Waiheke Island. See Kelly Tarlton's underwater world. Take the Explorer bus to see Big 14 Attractions.Plus many more exciting adventures. Don't delay. See you soon at The Consulate Luxury B&B Auckland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Consulate Luxury Bed and Breakfast

Address: 259B St Heliers Bay Road | St Heliers, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: €179 - €369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Consulate Luxury Bed and Breakfast 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“It's a B&B and has only 2 rooms available. The upstairs room was fabulous.”
ATeam2013, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Blue bedroom, luxurious”
Valerob2014, 31 Mar 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are large and decorated beautifully.”
johnmU9633AO, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
“First floor room the better option (particularly for couples)”
607kriss, 1 Nov 2013 | Read review
“For a stream of morning sunshine choose the Royal Room !”
joandaleisha, 8 May 2012 | Read review
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