Known as Tāmaki Makaurau in a native language, Auckland is a culturally diverse city with a world-renowned cosmopolitan atmosphere. Once a major colonial hub, Auckland rose from those bondages and developed itself into a world-class city. Today, its central business district serves as the leading economic zone of the country. Because of its rich cultural and historical heritage, modern-day developments, and super-friendly local environment, it has emerged as one of best places to live in the world.
Auckland is a major tourism hub in the country, with the latter amassing high-value revenue from the former annually. From the well-preserved natural ecosystems and historical architecture to a trippy hipster lifestyle, there is so much to experience over here. However, you can make your experience doubly wonderful if you decide to seek accommodation in any of its globally acclaimed luxury hotels.
When you are here, there is a variety of luxury hotels which cater to the diverse needs of tourists. If you wish to stay at a palatial hotel, then Cordis can make up for a perfect choice. Anyone who is interested in fashionable places should check out SO/Auckland; you may want to stay at Hotel DeBrett which is right in the centre of the city’s shopping district. Thus, there is everything for everyone. One thing, though: the city is expensive so expect to shell out on these hotels more than you ordinarily would.
Address: 83 Symonds St, Grafton, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
A proud member of the Langham Hospitality Group, Cordis is a wonderful option for those who wish to experience the liveliness of Cordis, a famous residential area and luxury at the same time. It is one of the most modern hotels to be found in the city, with spacious rooms and suites equipped with the latest technological assistance. In addition, you can find spas, fitness centre, and an extensive selection of food and drinks to savour.
- The Great Ponsonby Arthotel
Address: 30 Ponsonby Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
The Great Ponsonby Arthotel has many luxurious facilities to satisfy yourself with. You will be delighted to stay at one of its rooms and suites which are self-contained, set in a quiet setting, and impressively spacious. What adds to its charm is its location close to restaurants, shops, and an amazing nightlife. However, the mainstay of this hotel is the abundance of art throughout its length and breadth offering artistic pleasures.
Address: Corner of Customs and, Gore St, East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Extravagance is the right adjective to describe SO/Auckland. It is a high-end hotel located in Britomart district, with experimental interior designs and standardized, world-class services. Once you check-in, you will notice the peculiar interior designs spread out in the entirety of this hotel including its rooms and suites. But, surely, the management knows that comfort is a combination of right room and delicious food, and the latter is served to you by none other than Michelin-starred chefs.
- Warblers Retreat
Address: 8/361 Paremoremo Rd, Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
Warblers Retreat is relatively expensive, but there is no dearth of opulence and customer satisfaction. The hotel is situated on the periphery of the city in an eco-friendly setting. There are only two rooms here (yes!) but the kind of service you will get is unique to this place: outdoor baths, pleasant waterfalls, and freshly cooked, organic food. Everything about this place is downright natural!
- M Social Auckland
Address: 196-200 Quay St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
A highly stylish and relaxing hotel in the central business district, M Social Auckland is equipped with 190 rooms and suites carefully designed to meet the needs of all kinds of travellers. Apart from fulfilling room services, you get to enjoy many other facilities available here such as the hotel’s signature restaurant, Beast & butterflies. If that is not enough, you can always enjoy the mesmerising view of Princes Wharf from your room.
- Hotel DeBrett
Address: 2 High St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Hotel DeBretto is an intellectually stimulating ride for anyone who comes to stay here. It features brilliantly designed rooms infused with local art and mid-century modern furniture. Every room has been distinctly designed to cater to varying needs of guests, but each of them comes with all necessaries any guest would want such as underfloor heating and complimentary breakfast. There are other services, of course, to enhance your experiences such as designated spaces for meetings and events, a bar, its signature High tea, and award-winning services overall.
- Skycity Grand Hotel
Address: 90 Federal St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Anyone who wishes for simpler interiors and high-class services might want to stay at Skycity Grand Hotel. It is a great option for many reasons, especially its location which is right in the heart of the Central Business District. Its rooms feature simple and pleasant designs, with all necessary amenities such as free internet connectivity without any time limit. Other services include a restaurant, concierge service, executive car service, fitness centre, and indoor pool.
- Hotel Grand Windsor
Address: 58/60 Queen St, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
Hotel Grand Windsor functions from a heritage building that was built in 1928. It can be found in Queen Street, offering world-class comfort and entertainment facilities to be taken advantage of. Its rooms showcase designs which are a mixture of old and new. It operates a restaurant and bar which pays homage to the original restaurant and bar which was here back in 20th century. Of course, there are other services to delight yourself with, but the best takeaway is the ride deep into history because the hotel’s building is not just any other heritage building—it was once dubbed the city’s first skyscraper and has a lot to tell about its past while you enjoy the present.
- Grand Mercure
Address: 8 Customs St E, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Grand Mercure is located in the famous Waterfront district and provides some of the best views of Viaduct Harbour. The hotel does everything in style: from spacious guestrooms, function spaces to the abundance of artwork and evolving dining options. If you want to explore more, then you will not have to struggle much because the hotel is surrounded by a thriving neighbourhood which features some of the best shopping opportunities and internationally-acclaimed restaurants.
- Swiss-Belsuites Victoria Park Auckland
Address: 206 Victoria St W, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Situated in the Central Business District, the hotel provides you with the luxury of staying connected with mainstream entertainment locations in the city.
- Inside, you get to choose from its set of 40 rooms and suites designed to give you ultra-modern comfort and which come fitted with features such as a balcony, fully-functioning kitchen and slick bathrooms. There are also function spaces for holding business events. As far as dining services are concerned, there are plenty. You can either choose an in-room service or decide to head out to dine at reputed restaurants and cafes.
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