4.6 out of 5

"My wife booked Monday arrival to Thursday depart. Was lucky enough to get this room due to heavy bookings normally stay at the Ridges or Quay West ... " More

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Hotel Description

Grand Millennium Auckland puts you in the heart of Auckland, steps from Auckland Town Hall and within a 10-minute stroll of Sky Tower. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, an indoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

Free WiFi, wired Internet, and cable TV are featured in all 452 soundproofed rooms. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while pillow menus invite a good night's rest. Separate bathtubs and showers, in-room childcare, and free newspapers are also available.

Enjoy the fitness center and sauna. 15 meeting rooms, conference space, and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Within a 15-minute walk of this 4.5-star Auckland Central Business District hotel, attractions include University of Auckland and Queen Street Shopping District.

Grand Millennium Auckland ratings based on 3,923 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5

They sold my pre-paid room!

I booked and prepaid for 2 nights. I arrived to check in at 7am to find that they had resold my room because I failed to check in at 3pm the day before and was told they were fully booked. After being awake for 24 hours from an overseas flight I was not one bit happy as they'd taken my money and double dipped by reselling the room. I made a fuss and they managed to find a twin room we could sleep in for a few hours before our booked room was ready. No apology was made, no compliments offered. The desk staff were bordering on rude, but the young man who moved our bags from one room to the next was a delight. The hotel is in a good, convenient location with an easy walk to SkyCity. The amenities are reasonably good, but the beds are uncomfortable and not what I'd expect from 4.5 stars. The only thing I recommend about this hotel is the Japanese restaurant within it, which was truly excellent. To hotel management: If you want to have a policy where checkin is at 3pm only, and not from 3pm (some places stipulate check in is 3pm to 9pm for example), you need to advertise that, otherwise it is absolutely unacceptable to resell a room.

Posted by on 23 Feb 2017

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2 out of 5

Disappointed with your sky channel choice

Good locality, very disappointed with sky channel choice . The night was a present for my husbands birthday who is an avid tennis fan. Could not even watch this on our return from dinner. Unbelievable for a 4.5 star hotel. Unfortunately our room looked on to a dirty car park for $300 dollars I don't think that's good. We are definitely not hard to please people but we were disappointed . Regards Michelle.

Posted by on 30 Jan 2017

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3 out of 5

Good location near the city

Nice hotel close to city but very tired decor. Our swipe card did not seem to work in certain elevators and on our hotel room door - even after changing it twice - which was a little annoying. Breakfast buffet very disappointing. I would recommend walking to Bestie Cafe up on KRd or somewhere in town instead to get good food.

Posted by , from nz on 30 Dec 2016

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4 out of 5

Last Minure business

My wife booked Monday arrival to Thursday depart. Was lucky enough to get this room due to heavy bookings normally stay at the Ridges or Quay West Would gladly stay here again specially due to the VIP promotion and resonable valet parking rate. Air in the room was a bit dry complimentary water would be a good idea to help with hydration Well done

Posted by , from Hauraki Waikato on 12 Dec 2016

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5 out of 5

4 days businness trips

Pros: See above
Cons: Put a soap dish in the bathroom, please.
Location: The hotel is in the CBDor if not not it is very close. The hotel is close to many stores, shops & restaurants
I was in Auckland for Businness and I pick the Grand Millennium for the first time: Nice & spacious room. The breakfest buffet is varied and good. The pool is well keep and there is spacious sun deck so I on my arrival day I was able to soak some sun The fitness room is well keep and the equipement is in good working order The staff is very friendly and efficient Good ratio price/value If, I come back to Auckland this Grand Millennium will be first pick

Posted by , from Montreal, Canada on 10 Dec 2016

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5 out of 5

Great Layover Spot with Realistic Parking charges

Pros: Lovely bathrooms.
Location: Close to Ponsonby and waterfront (10 minute walk).
Quiet, comfortable beds, right in central city with realistic parking charges relative to other hotels. This hotel has always maintained a good standard and has not dated.

Posted by , from Morrinsville, NZ on 5 Dec 2016

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5 out of 5

Great service great location in Central City

Stayed weekend. Easy parking. Recommend additional package with canapes, drinks and breakfast.

Posted by on 5 Dec 2016

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3 out of 5

Nice hotel

Pros: The beds were very comfortable and the friendly service was great.
Cons: TV channels, and maybe more of an incentive to come i.e. complimentary items in the hotel as we arrive. Spa would have been nice addition.
Location: Great location, close to the inner city and to restaurants. It was good not to have to drive anywhere.
The experience accommodated what our stay was all about, so overall it we had a lovely time.

Posted by on 28 Nov 2016

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4 out of 5

Comfortable Hotel and Central Location

Stay here regularly. Friendly and low key. Good part of the city for my requirements.

Posted by on 20 Nov 2016

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5 out of 5
Hotel met our needs; front desk reception I found not very welcoming at check in however check out reception outstanding.

Posted by on 19 Nov 2016

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About the Grand Millennium Auckland

Location 71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland, 1010

Property Features

Grand Millennium Auckland offers its guests an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a business center and meeting rooms. There are 15 meeting rooms available. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Grand Millennium Auckland. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4.5-star Auckland hotel is smoke free.

  • 452 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 16 conference rooms
  • Built in 1987
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (21.2 km / 13.2 mi)
  • Train station: Auckland Britomart Station (1.5 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Grand Millennium Auckland offers 452 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. A pillow menu is available. Televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Auckland hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Electric kettle
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Grand Millennium Auckland has 2 restaurants on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Grand Millennium Auckland has a fitness facility with a 15-meter indoor lap pool and a range of fitness equipment including exercise bicycles, rowing machines, treadmills, and a weight station. Men's and women's saunas are part of the facility.

Numerous recreational opportunities near the hotel include jogging and walking tracks. Auckland is known as the City of Sails: there are ample opportunities for sailing around its harbour and islands. The Harbour Bridge (2.5 km) has a famous bungee jump area, while Sky Tower in central Auckland (400 metres) has another daring activity. The large public park known as Auckland Domain (1.5 km) is ideal for walking.

Across the Harbour Bridge on the North Shore, Takapuna offers ten-pin bowling and windsurfing on Lake Pupuke (10 km). Coastal walks extend for 25 km and can be joined at Takapuna Beach. The suburb of Bayswater offers kite surfing and paragliding (14 km). Visitors can use the Takapuna Public Golf Course (8 km) or the Waitemata Golf Course in Devonport (10 km) by arrangement.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

This hotel will place a credit card authorization for NZD200 per night of stay at check-in for all bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

WiFi Policy: Up to 100mbs data is complimentary per 24 hours, per room; up to 4 devices can connect. Additional data is available for the remainder of the 24 hour period (surcharge).

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property does not allow children 17 and younger to access the Club Lounge. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Check-in time starts at
  • Pets not allowed
  • Minimum check-in age is
  • Check-out time is
  • Union Pay
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • JCB International
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 31 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): NZD 19.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 20 per night
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 50 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Rendezvous Auckland
  • Auckland Rendezvous Hotel
  • Rendezvous Hotel Auckland New Zealand
  • Rendezvous Grand Auckland
  • Grand Millennium Auckland Hotel

You should know

  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.
  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Promotions

Club Benefits

Book a stay in a "Club" or "Suite" room type and receive breakfast in the Club Lounge, drinks and canapes from 5-7 PM in the lounge, free parking, and 2 shirts pressed.


Full details provided at check-in. Inclusions are based on 2 guests. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®