Get an overview of this hotelStudios and suites in beach setting

Popular property highlights

Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

Blocks from beach and shops

Located just minutes from Takapuna Beach and only 10 minutes from both Auckland CBD and Albany Business Park, we invite you to experience the difference with a diverse range of shopping, dining and family fun activities right on this Auckland hotels doorstep.

Outdoor heated pool and spa pool

The Spencer on Byron Hotel offers 24-hour reception and room service, 5 meeting rooms, gymnasium, tennis court, pétanque court, garden area, as well as outdoor heated lap and spa pools.

City or coastal views

City or water views and balconies are a highlight of the 110 studios and suites, which also feature tiled kitchenettes equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, and sinks.

The Spencer on Byron Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This 110-guestroom hotel occupies a tower block set 2 blocks from Takapuna town center. The Spencer on Byron Hotel also has an outdoor heated swimming pool and spa pool with city and harbor views, plus a tennis court and gym.

Both self and valet parking are available for a surcharge (per entry). Parking spaces are limited and subject to availability, and guests can obtain a ticket from the reception to display on their vehicle's dashboard.

The Spencer on Byron Hotel offers 5 conference/function rooms, Internet access (surcharge) in public areas and a full range of business services through Reception. Equipment for rent includes slide projectors, overhead projectors, and electronic whiteboards, TVs, VCRs, and video cameras, as well as laptops.

Internet access: WiFi is available for a surcharge, but guests are granted complimentary access for 1 hour per night at the 2 kiosks located in the hotel lobby.

Conference/function room(s): The Spencer on Byron Hotel's 5 conference rooms cover 700 square meters and offer updated audio-visual equipment, lighting and sound systems. They can accommodate groups from 5–450. Rooms can be connected to form one large space, the Spencer Ballroom, to accommodate 450 seats.

A boardroom stands adjacent to the conference area and seats 12 people. It offers district views.

  • Express check-in 
  • Library 
  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 800 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8608 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 110 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • Wedding services 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 20 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 19.95 per day )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Balcony 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Separate dining area 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Thyme Restaurant - Thyme Restaurant uses in season, fresh local produce to bring you a variety of innovative menu dishes. Tempt the palate and satisfy your craving for stylish ambience with the restaurant and lounges of the Spencer on Byron Hotel. Thyme Restaurant provides an award winning dining experience blending fresh, innovative cuisine, an extensive menu and friendly staff, with elegant and welcoming surroundings. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Club Bar - Serves bar snacks, beer, wines, spirits, and cocktails. Flooded with natural light during the daytime. Décor generates a slight British club feel. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Open all day and evening.

Library Bar - Snacks and cappuccinos are served in a contemporary lobby bar that also features a wall of books guests can borrow or swap, and an Internet kiosk. Open from morning to mid-afternoon on weekdays only.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can work out on a selection of equipment in the Spencer on Byron's fitness centre including exercise bicycles, a rowing machine, treadmill, and a weights station. A personal trainer is available weekdays for a surcharge. The hotel also has a floodlit all-weather rooftop tennis court. Use of the court, tennis racquets, and balls are complimentary for hotel guests. A 20-meter heated lap pool and adjacent large spa tub have views of the Auckland cityscape. There is also a hotel pétanques (outdoor bowling) court; balls are available from the concierge.

There are numerous recreational opportunities near the Spencer on Byron. Takapuna offers ten-pin bowling and windsurfing on Lake Pupuke (4 km). The suburb of Bayswater offers kite surfing and paragliding (3.5 km). Visitors can use the Takapuna Public Golf Course (2 km) or the Waitemata Golf Course in Devonport (4.5 km) by arrangement. Coastal walks extend for 25 km and can be joined at Takapuna Beach just 0.4 km from the hotel. Auckland is also known as the City of Sails: there are ample opportunities for sailing around its harbour and islands.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 55 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 34 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 20 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 19.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 20 per day
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 35.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 55 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

School Holidays Promotion

Book a stay in a "Summer Holidays Package" room type and receive 1 gourmet pizza, 1 cocktail per adult, and WiFi.

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.


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