Hotel DeBrett

2 High Street Cbd, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand
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DeBretts Kitchen, serving contemporary New Zealand cuisine.
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#6 of 71 hotels in Auckland Central
4.9 of 5 bubbles
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Nestled within the old-world charm of Auckland’s High Street – amid lanes populated with fashion designers, bespoke tailors, barbers and coffee houses – lies the delightfully Art Deco styled Hotel DeBrett. A luxury Auckland boutique hotel just minutes walk from the bustle of the Britomart, lower Queen Street and Auckland’s iconic waterfront. All 25 rooms – each with a distinct personality – are a chic mix of mid-century modern furniture fused with contemporary comforts designed to tickle the senses. The hotels signature restaurant DeBretts Kitchen, specialises in simple, elegant food where menus are seasonal, creative and attuned to local produce, and the iconic Housebar, resplendent in elegant Art Deco detailing, serves delightfully imaginative cocktails with panache.
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Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bicycle rental
Highchairs available
24-hour security
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24-hour front desk
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Breakfast available
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Complimentary Instant Coffee
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Non-smoking hotel
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Chris F wrote a review Jan 2020
Wroughton, United Kingdom247 contributions73 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Flew into Auckland from Sydney and had a airport transfer to the hotel that took about half an hour. There is a drop off zone in front of the hotel which works most of the time. Very pleasant greeting by reception and assistance to room with luggage. Quite a small hotel with only two floors and a single lift. Very nice spacious ‘superior room’ on the second floor included a super king sized bed, tea/coffee making facilities, large bathroom with his & hers wash hand basins, full sized bath, large walk-in shower and enclosed toilet. All the usual nice toiletries. The bar and restaurant were just one floor down and had a nice intimate feel about them. Continental breakfast was included with cooked items as extras. However, the Continental breakfast included muesli, yoghurt, fresh fruit, croissant, toast butter and jams. It was substantial on its own. The hotel is centrally located and within easy walking distance of the waterfront, university, sky tower, museum and botanic gardens, the latter being a little over one mile. The staff at the hotel were extremely helpful, friendly and very keen to help. A thoroughly enjoyable stay.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Jenkins_Emma, Director of Sales at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 19 Jan 2020
Many thanks for the wonderfully detailed review W1672BYchrisf. Appreciate you taking the time to write about your stay. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us at DeBretts and that our staff took care of you, have shared your kind words. Do let us know if you are returning to Auckland anytime soon. Emma
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Pauline J wrote a review Mar 2020
19 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed here one night at the start of our New Zealand trip. Couldn't fault it. The staff were pleasant and helpful, the room was spacious with a separate seating area, the breakfast included in the room price was continental and sufficient for us both though cooked extras could be ordered if required. The atrium bar and restaurant areas were very pleasant. The location is central but the room overlooking the atrium was perfectly quiet.
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Jenkins_Emma, Director of Sales at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 1 May 2020
Many thanks Pauline J for taking the time to review your stay, very happy to read you enjoyed your time with us. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your New Zealand experience. Emma
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HJL215 wrote a review Jan 2020
Worcestershire, United Kingdom210 contributions76 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We arrived from our flight mid morning and were very tired. Unfortunately we discovered that our travel company hadn't booked an early check-in. The staff were so helpful. They took our cases offered refreshments and said we could relax in the lounge whilst they prioritised the cleaning of our room. We chose to try to stay awake whilst visiting the city. Only a couple of hours later the hotel called us to say the room was ready. It was a lovely clean room. We were also given a voucher for two free cocktails at the bar that evening. The hotel is very close to all of the city attractions and amenities. Breakfast was a good range of food. We loved it here.
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Date of stay: November 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Jenkins_Emma, Director of Sales at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 19 Jan 2020
Thank you for the review HJL215, very happy to hear you had a great stay. I have passed on your kind comments to our reception and housekeeping team, who were delighted thank you. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand. Emma
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Family_Herts wrote a review Mar 2020
Harpenden, United Kingdom28 contributions51 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very well located hotel, close to all the action, walking distance to the harbour area and city centre but in a nice quiet street near bars and restaurants. About 10 mins walk to the tourist bus stop.
We stayed in a loft room which is a duplex over two floors, it comfortably accommodated myself and two adult children, one on the sofa bed which was perfectly comfortable for an adult, and super comfy twin beds upstairs. Very good bathroom with a massive bath and good shower. There was a second loo downstairs as well as a a small table and seating area, good to have a kettle to make tea.
Breakfast was very good, continental breakfast was included but you can pay extras for eggs, bacon etc which was all freshly prepared.
Great little hotel, definitely recommended.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Jenkins_Emma, Director of Sales at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 1 May 2020
Thank you for your lovely review Family_Herts, great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Emma
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Suzannah72 wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand45 contributions16 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Back in 2009 I was excited to chance upon Hotel DeBretts House Bar with it's small-but-perfectly-formed size and style. I asked the barman what the accommodation was like and was immediately given a personal tour of the suites and rooms, I was so impressed and am slightly embarrassed to admit it has taken so many years to actually book a a stay (although I do live a mere 20 minute walk away so it seemed overly decadent for a while). 2020's events + my birthday this year left no more excuses and I just wish I'd booked 2 nights instead of 1. Everything was perfect from start to finish; check in, perfect room, immaculately clean and organised, little touches, discreet/polite staff, breakfast...EVERYTHING. Even living a personal item was no big deal and is waiting at reception for collection at my convenience. I cannot wait to book another, longer stay. Thank you DeBretts!
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Date of stay: October 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: We stayed in a loft and there was plenty of room for myself and my teenaged son to stay + have...
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Response from Emma Jenkins, Marketing at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 20 Dec 2020
What a wonderful review to read Suzannah72, I love that you finally got to stay with us at DeBretts and that we lived up to your expectations. Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we hope to see you again soon. Emma
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Debra A wrote a review Mar 2020
Libertyville, Illinois9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Hotel was a little hard to find, because it's in a very narrow street, but once we got there, the staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was two levels which gave us plenty of space, and we loved the big shower, separate tub and heated floor in the bathroom! We wished the curtains shut out more light in the morning, and there weren't a lot of channels on the TV, but we had everything we needed. We enjoyed the continental breakfast in the restaurant each morning, as well as our welcoming cocktail. It was clean, nicely decorated and comfortable. The location was great - we walked to the harbor and the Sky Tower and there were plenty of restaurants close enough for walking.
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Date of stay: March 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Jenkins_Emma, Director of Sales at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 1 May 2020
Thanks 481DebraA for taking the time to review your stay with us, very happy to hear you enjoyed your split level room and bathroom. I have passed on your comments about the TV channels and blinds.. always very helpful to know what our guests appreciate and what they would like to see in our rooms.. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand. Emma
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Roz wrote a review Jun 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand14 contributions8 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I booked a room for my mother's birthday and we were blown away by the service and careful attention to detail. The staff at Hotel DeBrett ensured this was a special experience for mum and she loved her stay in one of the suite rooms which was both spacious and stylish. We thoroughly enjoyed breakfast in the restaurant and the cocktail menu at the housebar is not-to-be-missed! Highly recommended for anyone considering a special occasion or weekend away, this is my top choice for central Auckland accommodation.
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Date of stay: June 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Jenkins_Emma, Director of Sales at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 6 Jul 2020
Thank you rosalindh162 for taking the time give your feedback, so happy to hear your Mum enjoyed her special day and stay with us, what a lovely way to celebrate. I hope we can welcome you all back to Debretts again soon. Emma
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kingbolt wrote a review Feb 2020
United Kingdom140 contributions166 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The second time we have stayed in this central hotel. This visit only for one night but again we found it a delightful place. Boutique atmosphere with comfy bed. Although you can pay for additional cooked breakfast we found the included muesli, yoghurt, fruit and pastries more than adequate. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Jenkins_Emma, Director of Sales at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 23 Feb 2020
Thank you for your kind review Kingbolt. We love welcoming guests back to DeBretts. We hope to see you again on a future trip to Auckland, do let us know when you are returning. Emma
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Rita S wrote a review Feb 2024
Stockport, United Kingdom277 contributions129 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Just ended a 3 night stay at this lovely boutique hotel. All the staff are so friendly and you immediately felt at home. The location is perfect for a stay in Auckland, only a 5-10 minute walk to shops, the harbour for all the restaurants and bars and the ferry to Waiheke which is worth a visit. The area felt very safe. The room was nicely done and did not feel like a hotel room, again making you feel more at home. It was a decent size with air conditioning and included dressing gown and slippers, a well stocked mini bar, small fridge, tea and coffee (they will bring you some milk for your tea if you ask them). The bathroom shower was large with very good water pressure with normal shower and rain shower and included shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and body moisturiser. The bedding was decent quality cotton, choice of pillows and the bed was amazingly comfortable for a fantastic nights sleep.The only one thing we found a little annoying was that from our room (212) we could hear the background music from the restaurant, our room overlooked the restaurant but the noise was coming from the open door on the landing rather than through the patio door, the music started at 7.30 and turned off at around10. If this would annoy you make sure you ask for a different room. We enjoyed 3 great breakfasts here and between us, sampled everything on the menu, all cooked to order by the chef in the open kitchen and all extremely tasty. We also enjoyed one evening meal here, opting for the 3 course set menu which was really, really good, in particular the panacotta and chocolate sponge desserts. Although we complained about the music in our room, it was great to have the music playing in the restaurant whilst dining in there. There is a Bar in the hotel and also one on the outside. Would highly recommend staying here and would definitely return if we ever found ourselves in Auckland again.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Maybe not room 212 due to hearing the music from,the restaurant in the room.
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Response from Jess Singh, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 11 Feb 2024
Kia Ora, Rita Thank you for sharing your detailed experience! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the comfortable bed, friendly team, and convenient location. We appreciate your feedback about the background music issue and will certainly address it. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Auckland! Ngā mihi! Jess Singh Assistant Hotel Manager
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Jeff L wrote a review Feb 2021
London, United Kingdom49 contributions46 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
With Napier Art Deco only days away, you cannot beat a night or 2 of delectable Art Deco atmosphere and excellent service at Hotel DeBrett.
We enjoyed an executive suite which had enough room to relax and spend 3 - 4 days, while one took in the Auckland Americas Cup festivities.
The king size bed was sublime and the Art Deco furnishings throughout, really gives the room ambience.

We also participated in the famed Hotel DeBrett ‘High Tea’, which was perfect, well presented and exquisite, but not over the top. The delectable’s were all small enough, that one would not have a guilt conscience with the waist measurements, after the occasion :o)
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Emma Jenkins, Marketing at Hotel DeBrett
Responded 20 Apr 2021
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and our Roaring 20's High Tea, so happy to hear your enjoyed your DeBretts experience. Do let us know when you are planning a return trip to Auckland. Emma
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Answer from John K
Washington DC, District of Columbia46 contributions33 helpful votes
Hotel Debrett has valet parking. There is also a parking garage nearby for self-parking. We opted for valet parking since the price was quite reasonable.
Answer from Family_Herts
Harpenden, United Kingdom28 contributions51 helpful votes
My adult son used the sofa bed for 4 nights he said it was very comfortable, he’s a big lad so it should be fine for anyone! It’s very wide and made up with super comfy duvets.
132kmse2 asked a question Nov 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand13 contributions8 helpful votes
If you select valet parking do you check in then have the vehicle parked?
Answer from LorraineHDB
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Hi. You can park at High St. and come to the reception desk. We normally check you in first and your car will be parked by one of our staff members. I hope this helps.
EdmundoBarcelona asked a question Aug 2018
Barcelona, Spain61 contributions47 helpful votes
is there a lift?
Answer from LorraineHDB
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Yes we do have a lift. If you have any other questions or if you wish to make a reservation, please contact the hotel through the website.
Suzanne W asked a question May 2018
Houston, Texas21 contributions6 helpful votes
Is parking for my rental car available nearby?
Answer from Yorick N
Hi Suzanne, Yes it is. Hotel DeBrett offers the option of Valet or Self-Parking at $40 & $30 NZD per day respectively. The reception will direct you to the parking facility upon checkin.
Rita S wrote a tip Feb 2024
Stockport, United Kingdom277 contributions129 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Maybe not room 212 due to hearing the music from,the restaurant in the room."
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540amyg wrote a tip Dec 2023
Venice, CA122 contributions74 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"Do not get food at the restaurant."
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AucklandHibs wrote a tip Sept 2023
Auckland, New Zealand102 contributions119 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"Avoid Room 1.C or anywhere near to the lift shaft. "
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James H wrote a tip Feb 2023
Oceanside, California592 contributions205 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Avoid the breakfast."
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Rob M wrote a tip Feb 2023
Scottish Borders, United Kingdom390 contributions188 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Book now!"
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel DeBrett
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel DeBrett?
Nearby attractions include Escapade NZ (0.3 km), Great Escape (0.4 km), and Auckland Historic Bar Tour (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel DeBrett?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel DeBrett?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel DeBrett?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel DeBrett?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel DeBrett?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Grove, Culprit., and Ahi..
Is Hotel DeBrett located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Auckland Central.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel DeBrett?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel DeBrett?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Parnell (1.5 km), Eden Garden (3.3 km), and Auckland Town Hall (0.7 km).
Does Hotel DeBrett have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Hotel DeBrett accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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