Auckland’s 10 Best Hotels

1. Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt Auckland is perfectly located on the water’s edge and will offer expansive views across Wynyard Quarter’s Lighter Basin and out to the Waitematā Harbour. Our sophisticated waterfront residence has 195 guestrooms, four restaurants and bars, versatile and elegant event spaces, a day spa, a 25-metre infinity pool, and a full fitness center. Enjoy a luxurious, 5-star experience with us.

2. The Hotel Britomart

From its exterior of hand-made bricks to its beautifully timber-lined rooms, The Hotel Britomart does detail like nobody else. Plus, the best of downtown waterfront Auckland is just outside your front door.

3. The Grand by SkyCity

In the heart of the city, is a sanctuary.

A lavish hideaway resting high above the bustling night life of the city streets below.

A place of understated luxury, bursting with warmth, where those seeking excitement can revel in the elegant sophistication of this uniquely intimate refuge. Here is where opulence and elegance meet.

4. Sofitel Viaduct Harbour

Experience the very best of modern luxury at Sofitel Auckland, here you can indulge in a decidedly chic encounter that combines the spirit of our Viaduct Harbour location with the French Art de Vivre.

Sofitel offers tailor-made services and splendid facilities that are stylish and cosmopolitan.  Authentic and lively culinary experiences in La Maree, soothing wellness journeys in Sofitel Spa, and exquisitely designed spaces that exude chic design with a hint of the French touch.

The unmistakable influence of fashion has imbued Sofitel with a couture approach to service, from the fine attention paid to the smallest detail, to the elaborate flourishes that enchant and delight guests. As proud “Ambassadors” of l’Art de Vivre around the world, we are committed to delivering hospitality excellence and heartfelt service, in a manner that is tailor-made to you.

5. Hilton Auckland

Nautical-inspired style with panoramic sea views.

Our nautically-inspired hotel sits on the end of Princes Wharf, home to a wide variety of fine shops, restaurants, and bars. The Cloud convention center, New Zealand Maritime Museum, and downtown Auckland are within a 10-minute walk. Get a unique view of the harbor through our outdoor lap pool’s underwater viewing window.

6. SO/ Auckland

Situated in the downtown Britomart district in the heart of the city, SO/ Auckland is a luxurious urban hotel.  Its avant-garde design blends the essence of the destination with the hotel’s soul. Bursting with local energy and magnificent views, SO/ Auckland sets a new standard for world travellers and locals alike.

7. Cordis Auckland

At the heart of Auckland’s lively uptown area, Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group puts the city’s fashionable boutiques, galleries and museums within easy reach, so you can make the most of your day. Whether you’re travelling for work, family or leisure, a stay at Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group lets you embrace your Auckland adventure in style. 

8. QT Auckland

Shoreline shimmer and oyster-inspired design feature across the extraordinary spaces of QT Auckland, the tenth QT Hotel and the third in New Zealand, joining the much-loved QT Wellington and QT Queenstown. QT Auckland officially opened its doors in November 2020, welcoming guests to experience the heart of extraordinary across 150 rooms and suites, signature restaurant Esther in collaboration with Chef Sean Connolly, and sixth-floor bar Rooftop at QT with sweeping views across the harbour. Nestled in Viaduct Harbour, QT Auckland offers a luxuriously quirky escape that reflects its harbourside locale. Bursting with design-led details, the guest rooms and public spaces all tell a story of inner beauty and self-discovery, celebrating individuality in a world less conventional.

9. M Social Auckland

A contemporary hotel for the curious, the explorers and those who thrive on new experiences. Functionally chic, this contemporary hotel features 190 rooms and suites designed for all travellers, overlooking the vibrant Princes Wharf that is home to a stunning array of dining, entertainment and shopping experiences. Treat yourself to some of the best cuisine from around the world at ‘Beast & Butterflies’ – M Social’s signature restaurant. Alternatively, catch up with friends – both old and new – over a drink at the Beast & Butterflies bar. Stay social with our distinctive hospitality. Everyone enjoys complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel!

10. Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland

Auckland’s Grand Millennium Hotel is only a 4 star however the facilities at this 4 star hotel are better than many of the cities 5 star hotels. There’s an excellent indoor pool, 3 great dining options, an excellent club lounge and the rooms are excellent. Some have magnificent views of the Sky Tower.

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