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Auckland hotels and places to stay

Hilton Auckland
5 out of 5
Princes Wharf 147 Quay Street, Auckland
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $140 per night
0.49 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)

"Great service and location. Close to viaduct, beautiful views of the harbour and lovely atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Hilton Auckland
Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group
5 out of 5
83 Symonds Street, Box 2771, Auckland
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The price is $111 per night
0.62 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,407 reviews)

"Beautiful room and facilities, but the in-room dining was a let down (both dinner and breakfast)."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group
Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments
5 out of 5
Princes Street And Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland
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The price is $130 per night
0.28 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Nice property with great safety rules against Covid-19. I will stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments
The Grand by SkyCity
5 out of 5
90 Federal Street, Auckland
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The price is $130 per night
0.17 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,401 reviews)

"The check in was fast and they allowed us to check in before check in time"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

The Grand by SkyCity
Adina Apartment Hotel Auckland Britomart
4.5 out of 5
2 Tapora Street, Auckland
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The price is $87 per night
0.55 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (905 reviews)

"This was a great place to stay while in Auckland. Very spacious, clean, and modern. We wish we had stayed longer!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Auckland Britomart
VR Auckland City
4.5 out of 5
188 Hobson Street, Auckland
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The price is $60 per night
0.39 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (2,874 reviews)

"Perfect location. Though hotel is a bit old but still very clean."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

VR Auckland City
Avani Auckland Metropolis Residences
4.5 out of 5
40 Kitchener Street, Auckland
The price is $85 per night
0.11 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (942 reviews)

"Loved the view and the indoor pools. Front desk was very helpful when we couldn’t fit our oversized van in the underneath parking."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Avani Auckland Metropolis Residences
Nesuto Stadium
4.5 out of 5
40 Beach Road, Auckland
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The price is $69 per night
0.46 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (3,046 reviews)

"Excellent service, clean and tidy room. Excellent location. We would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Nesuto Stadium
The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
4.5 out of 5
85-89 Custom St West, Auckland
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The price is $112 per night
0.38 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,140 reviews)

"Fantastic location, 1 min walk to bars & restaurants. Great hotel, very clean and spacious rooms."…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Waldorf St Martins Apartments Hotel
4.5 out of 5
6-12 St Martins Lane, Auckland
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The price is $73 per night
0.61 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (2,938 reviews)

"Was a close apartment from CBD. Clean and tidy with a full kitchen and a big king size bed"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Waldorf St Martins Apartments Hotel
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Visiting Auckland

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Auckland, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its museums, local tours, and cafés. Top sights in the city include Queen Street Shopping District, Sky Tower, and Auckland Town Hall.

  • There are 1421 hotels and other accommodations in Auckland
  • The closest major airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Auckland

Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Auckland War Memorial Museum, The Civic, and Aotea Centre. Families come for attractions such as Auckland Zoo, Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World, and Rainbow's End. The city is notable for landmarks like Sky Tower, Harbour Bridge, and Aotea Square.

In Auckland, there are 1421 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Clevedon Ridge Bed & Breakfast - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and central location.
  • Regis Park B&B - Our customers like the quiet location and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free parking, and laundry facilities.
  • Springcurl Lodge - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and quiet location.

Other favorite sights in Auckland include Queen Street Shopping District, Auckland Town Hall, and Auckland Ferry Terminal.

Getting Around Auckland

With so many choices for transportation, seeing Auckland is easy. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Auckland Britomart Station, Auckland Grafton Station, or Auckland Mt Eden Station. You can learn about your options for water transportation at the port.

Dressing for Auckland

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 73°F during the day and 57°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 68°F, while the average at night is 47°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 61°F with nighttime averages of 46°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 71°F and nighttime averages of 50°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Auckland is 49.25 inches
  • Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 72°F, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 46°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Auckland?
Heaven’s Rest B&B is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Te Whau Lodge and Wild Thyme as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Auckland, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Auckland.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Auckland?
To access more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Auckland, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Auckland?
Based on reviews, Econo Lodge City Central is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Airport Travel Air Motor Inn and Auckland Airport Kiwi Motel.
What's the best place to stay in Auckland Central Business District?
With 557 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel DeBrett is the highest ranked property in Auckland Central Business District. This 5-star hotel offers 2 bars and free breakfast. It’s located steps from Queen Street Shopping District. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group and SkyCity Grand Hotel.
What's a favorite place to stay in Parnell?
In this neighborhood, there are 23 places to stay, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Ascot Parnell Boutique Bed and Breakfast is a favorite with our customers staying in Parnell. This 5-star B&B offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 15-minute walk from Auckland War Memorial Museum. Travelers also recommend Quality Hotel Parnell and Auckland Rose Park Hotel as top choices in the area.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in Auckland?
The Grand by SkyCity is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and 15 restaurants. Other good options for your stay with the kids include Kiwi International Hotel and Grand Millennium Auckland. Attractions like Auckland Zoo and Rainbow’s End are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Auckland?
Eden Park Bed and Breakfast is a favorite 4.5-star B&B for couples, and features premium bedding and free breakfast. Other good options for your romantic getaway include CityLife Auckland and Waiheke Waterfront Lodge.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Auckland?
Braemar on Parliament Street is a top dog-friendly B&B, and offers laundry facilities along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Howick Motor Lodge and Runciman Berries and Emus B&B.
What's the best hotel to stay near Spark Arena?
Adjacent to Spark Arena, Adina Apartment Hotel Auckland Britomart is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options close by include Stamford Plaza Auckland and SkyCity Grand Hotel.
What about the best place to stay near Western Springs Stadium?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Surrey Hotel, located a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Western Springs Stadium, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. SkyCity Grand Hotel and SkyCity Hotel are a couple of other good options within 5 miles.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Auckland?
Heaven’s Rest B&B is a top 4-star beach property with free WiFi and beach towels. Other good options for your beach trip include Whangaparaoa Lodge Motel and Aarangi Motel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Piha Beach or Omaha Beach.

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