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Hawera, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Beautiful tropical feel, close to the beach and walking distance to town! Only let down was that our TV was fuzzy and wasn't fixed when asked, and I personally found the Internet prices quite high considering most places give you free wifi. Other than perfect location, nice rooms.

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1Thank AlexandraRoseFleming
Snells Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We loved this little motel. Seconds away from Takapuna strip and the beach(including Takapuna beach cafe if you're interested). Beautiful tropical feel to the motel and service was great. Wifi was really expensive though and in my opinion I believe it should be free in Hotels.

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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2014

One of those unexpected delights you come across every now and then, the Emerald Inn features large suites in a beautiful subtropical setting. I enjoyed a great nights sleep (you have no idea whatsoever that you're mere metres from Takapuna's restaurant strip) and awoke to birdsong - what a great way to start the working day. Takapuna beach is a...

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2Thank KentandMichelle
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Unfortunately the oven was dirty with black crusting over the top inside surface. The grill did not work. The light bulb in the kitchen needed replacement during our stay and when we rang to have this sorted the manager asked us what bulb was required! The light bulb was not changed and we ended up cooking in poor lighting for...

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2Thank 671debbie
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We have stayed in many motels in Auckland and indeed in New Zealand and would rate this one as one of the best. Superb location, 50 meters from the beach and adjacent to the Takapuna township. Fantastic tropical garden setting with some units having a view of the beach. Studio units on the road side can view the beach and...

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Emeraldinn, Manager at Emerald Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us ...........and we sincerely hope you are able to enjoy The Emerald Inn again soon. We too believe we have a special place.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Stay here often. Rooms are always spotless and well appointed. Staff are pleasant and professional. In house Breakfasts are great too! Parking can be a bit of a problem with smallish parks and big SUV's. Free internet would be great. Have stayed at a number of motels recently and all provided free internet.

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3Thank KiwiWanderers02
Emeraldinn, Manager at Emerald Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and have noted your point re internet charges. Our policy is currently under review. We hope you are able to come and enjoy another stay with us soon. Thank you for your positive feedback.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2014

We read the reviews of this place on Trip Advisor when we were looking for a motel in the Auckland area. Although a bit more pricey than the others, it more than makes up for it in quality. The location is superb (very close to the beach), the rooms are well appointed and surrounded by lush gardens and trees and...

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2Thank SWGH123
Emeraldinn, Manager at Emerald Inn, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you for your review and we have noted your point re internet charges. Our policy is currently under review. We do enjoy the tui's too! Thanks and kind regards

Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2014

We were a group of three in NZ for business and the Emerald Inn was recommended to us by the company we were visting. On first sight the Inn looked uninviting due to a storm having just passed through and that we arrived late. However the rooms were clean and spacious. From then on things looked up, all people including...

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2Thank Jim343
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2014

What a great location. On the north shore in Takapuna, Auckland, this is close to everything with views of the ocean and east coast. A short trip will take you down to the harbour where you can look back towards the city of Auckland. Or head down to Mt Victoria where look back north towards Takapuna or south to the...

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1Thank MustangCruise70
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Stayed at the Emerald Inn for 8 nights, welcome friendly, position perfect close to beach, bars, restaurants . Very disappointed with room, we booked a spa suite, this comprised of a poorly lite and dingy room with a queen bed and spa bath in the corner, the toilet in a cupboard a wardrobe that was 2 ft wide and contained...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Top quality beachside accommodation for corporate and leisure travellers. 39 superbly appointed suites and motel units with kitchen facilities nestled amongst sub tropical gardens. Wireless internet, BBQ area, guest laundry, swimming pool and spa. Breakfasts available Mon-Fri. Takapuna, on Auckland's North Shore, is only 10 minutes from the CBD via the Harbour Bridge. The beach is recognized as one of Auckland's finest with safe swimming, sail boat hire and miles of glorious sand for walking or jogging. We also offer a luxury, 3 bedroom self contained holiday home (min stay 3 nights) and two bedroom villas (min stay 5 nights) - ideal holiday letting and short term rental accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Inn

Address: 16 The Promenade | Takapuna, Takapuna 1309, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range: $200 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Emerald Hotel Takapuna
Emerald Hotel Auckland
Emerald Inn Takapuna, Auckland
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“Room in the back is a lot quieter; the two-bedroom suites are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipM852, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room off the main road for more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles suzir953, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter towards the back. Upper rooms get better views of the foliage etc but there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles U398XSkarenm, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for Room 532, better views and outlook”
 of 5 bubbles johnfO1785ZB, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bigger rooms available for families. Room was near road but quiet. Rooms opposite may have been quieter though.”
 of 5 bubbles F2580YSjeanm, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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