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Get an overview of this hotelStudios and suites in beach setting

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, 7 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 141 studios and suites, which also feature tiled kitchenettes equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, and sinks.

The Spencer on Byron Hotel

9-17 Byron Avenue Takapuna

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This 141-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.

Valet parking (surcharge) is available for guests in the open-air space around the hotel, and in a large, covered car park adjacent to the hotel. Parking is subject to availability.

The Spencer on Byron Hotel offers 7 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: wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel for a fee. Access is available per 24-hour period, weekly and monthly passes are also available.

Conference/function room(s): The Spencer on Byron Hotel's 7 conference rooms cover 700 square meters and offer updated audio-visual equipment, lighting and sound systems. They can accommodate groups from 5–700. Rooms can be connected to form one large space, the Spencer Ballroom, with 300 seated or 700 cocktail style.

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

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8608 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 800 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 141 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Washer/dryer  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 18.95 per stay ), Wired internet access ( NZD 18.95 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 20 Per night )

Parking

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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Slippers 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

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.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.

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.

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

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 18.95 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): NZD 18.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 20 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 20 per day
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 25.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 55.00 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

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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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