Auckland is a buzzing city full of culture, beautiful scenery and a great food and drink scene. Basically, it’s an ideal destination to visit. Whether you’re travelling around New Zealand or just stopping in briefly, these are the best hotels in Auckland…
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1. SO/ Auckland
This stylish hotel has city and ocean views, with a hip rooftop terrace looking out at Waitemata Harbour and Rangitoto Island. It’s effortlessly cool and comfortable.
The heritage-listed, beautifully luxurious Hotel Grand Windsor MGallery by Sofitel is located in the heart of downtown Auckland. Classy, and super cosy.
Right at the foot of the 328m Sky Tower in Auckland’s CBD district, this five-star casino hotel has harbour views and fashionable rooms. Want to chill out? There’s also a luxury health and beauty spa and pool.
The Great Ponsonby Arthotel is a charming 1890’s heritage villa on the hip Ponsonby strip, an easy stroll from the heart of Auckland’s eating areas. Beautifully decorated with original New Zealand and Pacific Island art, filled with books, magazines, music and Persian rugs, you’ll feel right at home.
In Auckland’s lively uptown area, Cordis Auckland is a handy choice for visitors to the city. The 411 modern rooms and suites are nice and stylish, and there’s a heavenly heated rooftop pool.
The Art Deco Hotel DeBrett has just 25 charming rooms – each with a distinct style. The boutique hotel also has a great restaurant and cocktail bar, which are always buzzing with locals.
7. Hilton Hotel
Hilton Auckland is a contemporary hotel with a super waterfront location. Rooms have private balconies and are ultra-modern. Even the heated outdoor pool has a window at one end for amazing views of the harbour. You won’t want to go home.