"The Esplanade Hotel, across the Waitemata Harbour at Devonport, is probably Auckland's finest boutique hotel" - Sydney Morning Herald

Auckland boutique hotel accommodation, located on the waterfront in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.

Oozing charm, warmth, and Edwardian character, this Auckland boutique hotel has fifteen rooms, the luxurious Esplanade Suite, and a two-bedroom Penthouse Apartment, which is ideal for two couples or families. The Penthouse apartment is ideal for those wanting self catering accommodation during their stay in Auckland, New Zealand.

Also within The Esplanade Hotel are a restaurant, cafe, and a cosy house bar, all with fantastic views. Sit by the roaring fires in winter or by the open bi-fold windows in summer soaking up the harbour atmosphere.

The Esplanade Hotel is handy to the ferry in the historic seaside village of Devonport, and only a 10-minute ferry ride to downtown Auckland. Devonport is famous for its cafes, galleries, and art studios in a picturesque seaside location.

This Auckland hotel accommodation truly is a haven to escape to after a busy day sightseeing, for a weekend getaway, or whilst on business in Auckland. Absorb yourself in the ambience created by the elegant decor and grandness of one of New Zealand's few heritage boutique hotels, and enjoy the warm, friendly service.

Activities and facilities

  • All rooms in The Esplanade Hotel are non-smoking.
  • Arrival / Departure lounge
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Café
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking floors
  • Restaurant/s
  • Room service - limited service
  • Street parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi access

Business facilities

  • The location of The Esplanade Hotel makes it an ideal Auckland conference and meeting venue - away from the interruptions and congestion of the Auckland CBD yet close enough for an easy commute back to downtown Auckland (10 minutes by ferry). The picturesque waterfront location of The Esplanade Hotel, with views over to Auckland, as well as the Edwardian architecture make for a refreshing change to the usual business environment.
  • LARGE GROUPS of up to 40 delegates can be comfortably seated in The Esplanade Hotel's Main Conference Room. There are other nearby areas suitable for breakaway groups.
  • SMALL GROUPS can be accommodated for in intimate and peaceful surroundings. Quiet, private, and away from distraction, The Penthouse Apartment has a spacious lounge which can comfortably seat up to 12 people. The Esplanade Suite is ideal for up to six delegates for a private meeting with lounge-style seating in front of the fireplace, or with a meeting table.

Location

1 Victoria Road, Devonport AUCKLAND New Zealand

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Esplanade Hotel

Rooms and rates

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Book Windsor NZ$290 Sold225 225 225 SoldSoldSoldSold225 225 225 225 225 225
from NZ$325 per night

The Blake Suite

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Named after Sir Peter Blake who grew up in Devonport, this luxurious suite has a separate living room with a fireplace, beautiful large balcony overlooking the harbour, a king bed, and a very large bathroom with spa bath.

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bathrobes
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • In-room spa bath / Jacuzzi
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double More bedding options
  • or
    1 double and 1 single +NZ$65.00
  • or
    1 double and 2 singles +NZ$130.00

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Rates are for 2 people Extra adults NZ$65.00. Extra children NZ$65.00. The room caters for a maximum of 4 adults, and a maximum of 2 children but cannot exceed 4 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 72 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 72 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$415 per night

Gourmet Dine and Sleep

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Two course dinner. Select an appetizer and main or main and dessert from our a la carte menu for two, a Harbourview Room, cooked breakfast, and 12:00 check-out. Free WIFI and parking in 24hr zone.

  • Alarm clock
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 king

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Cancellation policy Minimum 72 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 72 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$265 per night

Harbour Sunroom

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The Harbour Sunrooms are well appointed, with separate sunrooms to relax in, that look out to the Waitemata Harbour. They have king size beds, Sky TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and modern, private ensuites.

  • Alarm clock
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double More bedding options
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    1 double and 2 singles
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    4 singles

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Rates are for 2 people Extra adults NZ$65.00. The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults, and a maximum of 2 children but cannot exceed 4 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 72 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 72 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$278 per night

Harbourview Room

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The Harbourview Rooms are well appointed with king size beds and modern private ensuites. Enjoy the harbour views, and relax in the comfortable lounge furniture - ideal for that special weekend away on Auckland's North Shore seaside.

  • Alarm clock
  • Broadband
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double More bedding options
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    1 double and 1 rollaway +NZ$65.00

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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$214 per night

Sensible Savings

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The Windsor rooms are comfortable and spacious, with queen beds (twin beds on request, subject to availability). All rooms have ensuites, Sky TV, and coffee making facilities. Most rooms offer a view of Auckland harbour or Windsor reserve.

  • Alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double

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Rates are for 2 people The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$225 per night

Windsor

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The Windsor rooms are comfortable and spacious, with queen beds (twin beds on request, subject to availability). All rooms have ensuites, Sky TV, and coffee making facilities. Most rooms offer a view of Auckland harbour or Windsor reserve.

  • Alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double

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Rates are for 2 people The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.

Additional information

Check In 1400hrs
Check In Instructions For an early morning check-in there is a $112.50 incl GST surcharge (advise hotel in advance, and pay hotel directly for this)
The front door to the hotel is locked after 11pm. There is a night porter from 11pm to 7am.
Check Out 1000hrs
Getting There CAR: Travelling north from Auckland City, cross the Auckland harbour bridge and take the Esmonde Rd/Devonport exit. At the end of Esmonde Road, turn right into Lake Road. Follow the signs down Lake Road to Devonport, and at the very end turn right at the roundabout into Victoria Road. The Esplanade is at the foot of Victoria Road, opposite the ferry terminal.

PRE-ARRANGED PERSONAL PICKUP: Avoid waiting at the airport with a pre-arranged personal pickup, where you will be driven to the door in the comfort of a luxury car. The driver will meet you in the arrivals hall with your name on a nameboard. The price for this service is $105 incl GST. Please contact The Esplanade Hotel directly to arrange this.

AIRPORT SHUTTLES are taxi vans with luggage trailers located outside the domestic and international airport terminals. An airport shuttle will take you to The Esplanade Hotel's door for approximately $40 for one person, and $5 for the second person. Prices may vary.

A TAXI from the airport will cost about $100, and takes about 40 minutes depending on the time of day.

THE AIRBUS leave Auckland domestic and international terminals every 20 minutes from 6am, and the journey to Auckland city takes 60 minutes. Take the Airbus from the airport terminal to the ferry building downtown, and take the Devonport ferry which leaves half-hourly. The ferry ride is just 10 minutes. The Esplanade Hotel is just across the road from the Devonport ferry terminal.
Parking Car parking is adjacent to the hotel, by the ferry terminal.
Things To Do Enjoy the heritage suburb of Devonport with its art studios, galleries, boutique shops, and heritage buildings.Relax and swim and either of the 3 beaches within walking distance (Cheltenham Beach, Torpedo Bay, Stanley Bay).

Walk up Mt Victoria or North Head and enjoy the panoramic views over to Auckland city, Rangitoto Island, and the North Shore of Auckland.

Take the Devonport ferry across to Auckland City (10 minutes), or take a ferry out to one of the islands in the Hauraki Gulf.
Play golf at the Waitemata Golf Course, just a 5 minute drive from the hotel.
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