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The Esplanade Hotel

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Overview
1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poorly maintained Poorly staffed Shoddy service 4 nights in the penthouse when we asked to have the carpet vacuumed they replied they only vacuum ever 3 days The apartment had to have an extension lead for the electric blanket because the bed side power points...More

Thank nramsay2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a lovely classic Victorian hotel with high ceilings and chandeliers. Location is just beside the ferry to downtown Auckland and close to all the shops and a great movie theatre. There is a need for some fresh painting and repair to upgrade...More

Thank Jilly E
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We chose your hotel for Brunch last Tuesday, mainly due to location and apparent grandeur. The service provided was beyond awful. The waitress could not understand what we were ordering and we had to point to the menu for her to even take the order...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Walked in off the street cold and hungry looking for a hot lunch in front of the fire and got exactly what we wanted! Seafood chowder, rich creamy and tasty, a side of crunch green vegies and some hot chips. All served with friendly staff...More

Thank Ozwitch
Response from Front Office M, Owner at The Esplanade HotelResponded 29 July 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. I am pleased you enjoyed your time here. Please call again.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Situated opposite the water from the ferry terminal in a magnificent hundred-year-old building is a lovely hotel in the style of British seaside resorts. Fortunately that is where the English analogy ends. The food was wonderful. The service was wonderful. And on a cold winters...More

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Response from Front Office M, Owner at The Esplanade HotelResponded 21 July 2018

Many thanks for your kind review, We are pleased you enjoyed your time here and appreciate the comments. Please call again.

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Description
The Esplanade Hotel offers Auckland boutique hotel accommodation, right on the waterfront in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. Nestled in the heart of Devonport village, just across the harbour from the ...More heart of Auckland City, The Esplanade Hotel dominates the Devonport foreshore and enjoys unrivalled harbour and city views. This boutique hotel was built in 1903, has been elegantly restored and has a character and charm all of its own.It is only a ten-minute ferry ride to downtown Auckland, without the hassle of the inner city. After a busy day sight-seeing or on business, The Esplanade Hotel is a haven to escape to at the end of the day…sit back and relax in the bar or restaurants and watch the Auckland city lights and harbour activity. The Esplanade Hotel has seventeen rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms, including the luxurious Blake Suite and the two bedroom Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$ 129 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esplanade Hotel Auckland
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The Esplanade Hotel Devonport, Auckland
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > North Shore > Devonport
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$ 129 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esplanade Hotel Auckland
,
The Esplanade Hotel Devonport, Auckland
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > North Shore > Devonport
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Traveller (133)
Room & Suite (35)
Dining (29)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Tracey M
16 August 2016|
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Response from DeRiz | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus you can get from the airport to downtown Auckland pier very cheaply - runs 24 hours a day, needs no reservation, fabulous - I have used it, and only 18 NZD. Read about it @ skybus. Then you can take a short... More
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Judydub
19 June 2016|
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Response from Adrienne_sail | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be fine October can be quite chilly especially in the evening, unlikely you would want a/c at all
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"Avoid this place if you can"
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"Get a room with a view of the lovely Auckland harbor"
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"Rooms with a harbor view are nice!"
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"Get a room that faces the rear of the hotel, although the area is generally quiet at night."
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