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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%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    When I first saw this hotel, I thought, "I sure wish we could go in that building and look around." When I discovered that my small travel group would be dining there, my wish came true. Only a short ferry ride from Aukland's dock area,...More

    Thank foodiefool_10
    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    After staying in Auckland city centre for two nights during our trip of New Zealand, on the return leg it was wonderful NOT to be in the city but to enjoy the wonderful view of it. The best thing about The Esplanade is definitely it's...More

    Thank manchesterpammy2016
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Many thanks for your kind review, which we appreciate. I am pleased you found our 'free' breakfast and coffee to your liking. Orange juice is readily available, although not included in the breakfast, and that should have been explained to you, I apologise if it...More

    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    The Esplanade Hotel in Devonport is just 15 minutes from central Auckland by regular ferry (every 15/30 minutes, running from 6 am to midnight) and is a wonderful place to stay, overlooking the beautiful Waitemata Harbour. Great for morning walks (or runs!), adjacent grassy playground...More

    Thank Anna B
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Many thanks for your kind review, which we appreciate. I am pleased you found our exquisite location to your liking. Thanks again, your comments help us improve.

    Reviewed 1 March 2017

    This is a traditional English seaside style hotel, modelled on those in Brighton & Blackpool. So, rooms more old fashioned but very roomy and comfortable. The ideal thing about this hotel is its position. It sits on the bay facing the skyline of Auckalnd. Just...More

    Thank Andrew T
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Hi and thanks for your comments, we appreciate the feedback.

    Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

    I go here all the time. Usually just me and the dog and chill with a beer and maybe lunch. It's quaint and an eclectic mix of styles from the turn of the 19th century. It's a great place to sit and people watch and...More

    1  Thank jock h
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Hi and thanks for your comments. it seems we really have to improve, I wish I knew what day your visit was so we can address these issues. It certainly isn't our way as staff are well trained. We even attract staff from a world...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$124 - US$198 (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 Headframe | Reviewed this property |
    Only visited the location. Do not know what internal travel arrangements the hotel has. Suggest you contact the hotel directly. Could be well worth your while..
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    18 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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    "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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    "If you want quiet, select a room without a view as all the view rooms are facing the street."
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