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North Island hotels and places to stay

Oceanside Resort & Twin Towers
4 out of 5
1 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui
The price is $92 per night
59.07 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (602 reviews)

"Fabulous accommodation - 2 bedroom suite on the 9th floor. Super comfy beds"…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Oceanside Resort & Twin Towers
Novotel Wellington
4.5 out of 5
133 The Terrace, Wellington
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The price is $68 per night
206.75 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"Great staff. Good location. A bit dated but okay. Breakfast terrible"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Novotel Wellington
Hilton Lake Taupo
5 out of 5
80-100 Napier Road, Taupo
The price is $118 per night
36.02 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (977 reviews)

"All round excellence. Accomodation/breakfast package was great value for money, on site gym is well equipped and clean and dinner was tasty!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Hilton Lake Taupo

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Rydges Wellington
4.5 out of 5
75 Featherston St, Wellington
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The price is $86 per night
206.5 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,215 reviews)

"The heater in the room had a few issues. These were promptly fixed, however, and other than that, my stay was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Rydges Wellington
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
4.5 out of 5
147 The Terrace, Wellington
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The price is $75 per night
206.79 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,183 reviews)

"Great welcome room and a variety of eating options. Car park a bonus"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
QT Wellington
5 out of 5
90 Cable Street, Wellington
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The price is $97 per night
207.18 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)

"Great hotel - as always - still best in Wellington in my opinion"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

QT Wellington
ibis Wellington
3.5 out of 5
153 Featherston St, Wellington
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The price is $61 per night
206.69 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (959 reviews)

"This is a convenient hotel to stay in if using the ferry service just a short walk to Bluebridge or Railway station to get bus service to Interislander ferry. Great location to Lampton Quay with buses shopping and cafes all available. Easy check in clean and comfortable rooms"…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

ibis Wellington
Oaks Wellington Hotel
4.5 out of 5
89 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington
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The price is $77 per night
207.31 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (197 reviews)

"Good location, comfortable bed. Room lacked finesse and little touches. Poor lighting options, lack of space for cases in room and toiletries in bathroom. Good for 1 night business trip with carry on luggage. Not so good for a couple with clothes etc for a few days. No desk"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Oaks Wellington Hotel
Hilton Auckland
5 out of 5
Princes Wharf 147 Quay Street, Auckland
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The price is $124 per night
114.2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)

"Very friendly service from the moment we arrived, thanks Fred, right thru to when we left. We were offered an upgrade for a small additional cost at check in and were not disappointed with the room. Views were amazing and room extremely comfortable. We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 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 $112 per night
113.21 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,391 reviews)

"Cordis is a beautiful hotel! Service is exceptional! I was charged twice for a one nights stay and Cordis was sooo helpful"…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group
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Visiting North Island

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in North Island, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, abundant cafés, and top-notch restaurants. Welcoming and walkable, this city also attracts tourists with its local tours. Top sights in the city include Hobbiton Movie Set, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and Rainbow's End.

  • There are 5570 hotels and other accommodations in North Island
  • The closest major airport is in Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.), 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), 38.2 mi (61.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in North Island

Cultural venues in the city include Auckland War Memorial Museum, SheepWorld, and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand). Families come for attractions such as Hobbiton Movie Set, Rainbow's End, and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World. The city is notable for landmarks like Cathedral Cove, Sky Tower, and Harbour Bridge.

In North Island, there are 5570 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Below 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.
  • Chelsea House Bed & Breakfast - Our customers like the breakfast and comfortable beds at this B&B. With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Bellrock Lodge - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a bar, along with an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other favorite sights in North Island include Waitomo Glowworm Caves, One Tree Hill Domain, and Onetangi Beach.

Getting Around North Island

With so many choices for transportation, seeing North Island is simple. If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Pukekohe Station, Papakura Station, or Takanini Station. You can take a ferry and cross the water to see more of the region.

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