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    The Esplanade Hotel

    1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 9291
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good41%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
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    1 - 5 of 229 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Quaint older hotel in a great location across from the ferry building to Auckland. Easy walk to lots of good restaurants, etc. But, the place needs some upgrading--took two-three days for us to get two light bulbs replaced and we missed maid service one day...More

    Thank lotabuck
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    After a working life staying in hotels I have to say that in my experience the Esplanade rates among the World's 'Top 10 Worst Hotels'. In short, the 'Fawlty Towers of NZ', but without the charm. I can only imagine that the owners and management...More

    Thank SilverSKIERSurrey
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your review and it helps us improve. The room you stayed in is scheduled for refurbishment. I am sorry you did not enjoy our complimentary braekfast but hope you enjoyed your trip for the rest of your stay.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The location of this hotel could not be better. Wake up to a good breakfast overlooking the water across from Auckland. The staff is generally friendly and helpful, Walk along the waterfront. Dine at one of the local restaurants along the main street of Davenport,...More

    Thank The Infinity G
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your review. Yes the hotel is 115 years old and requires constant maintenance and refurbishment. Thanks for your comments, they help us improve,

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    After touring Devonport out tour guide recommended the Esplanade. He was right a lovely old hotel. They still rent out rooms . Reminded me of A Bed & Breakfast . Enjoyed walking through the different rooms . Our waitress was very nice . The menu...More

    Thank redmellen
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your kind review, we really appreciate your feedback and am pleased you enjoyed your time here. cheers Grant

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I am a regular at this very nice venue but I have to let you know the new staff while trying to be good are less than satisfactory. The regular ladies are GREAT (2) but the nubies are well below par. It has all the...More

    Thank mik w
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi and thanks for your feedback. If there is something we do at the Esplanade, it is that we look after our staff, not penny pinch (not sure what you mean here). We regularly take on alot of new staff at this time of year,...More

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    About
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    Amenities
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    • Restaurant
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
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    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$ 121 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Devonport
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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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    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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    "Get a room that faces the rear of the hotel, although the area is generally quiet at night."
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    "Rooms with views also have the street noise."
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    "Get a room with a view of Auckland."
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    "Ask for a sea view, however I would imagine these could be noisy over weekends with the pub just below."
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