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3.9 out of 5

"Locality fantastic, pity about the roadworks in the city which another 2 years!!!!! apparently " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 06 Aug 2021

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Hotel Description

President Hotel puts you in the heart of Auckland, within steps of Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and LED TVs.

You can enjoy digital TV, coffee/tea makers, and free international calls, featured in all 117 rooms. Microwaves and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries. Free long-distance calls, free local calls, and portable fans are also available.

The buffet restaurant, Watergate Restaurant, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast. 527 square feet (49 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a gym, and a snack bar/deli. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 3.5-star Auckland Central Business District hotel include University of Auckland and Auckland Ferry Terminal.

Standard Studio, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$83* Per night/room 11 Feb. - 12 Feb.

Corporate King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Large King with Lounge

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

2 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

President Hotel ratings based on 180 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for President Hotel

Everyone (81) Couples (19) Family (57)
4 out of 5
Very central

Posted by on 16 Aug. 2021

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18 Aug. 2021 by Tara

Good evening, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Tara Assistant Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Locality fantastic, pity about the roadworks in the city which another 2 years!!!!! apparently

Posted by on 6 Aug. 2021

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8 Aug. 2021 by Jwalin

Good Evening, Thank you for staying with President Hotel and taking the time to leave us feedback on your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Jwalin Receptionist

4 out of 5
Friendly staff at reception very welcoming

Posted by on 1 Aug. 2021

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4 Aug. 2021 by Manni

Afternoon, Thank you for choosing President Hotel. Appreciate the feedback. Hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards

3 out of 5
This was a very modest hotel with basic facilities. Some of the services advertised on Wotif were not available eg 24 hour room service. Great location!

Posted by on 24 Jul. 2021

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25 Jul. 2021 by Manni

Evening, Thank you for choosing President Hotel. Appreciate the feedback. Hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards

5 out of 5
Good except for sounds could be heard down the hallway, you could clearly hear other guests coming or leaving their rooms.

Posted by on 24 Jul. 2021

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25 Jul. 2021 by MANNI

Evening, Thank you for choosing President Hotel. Appreciate the feedback. Apologies for the inconvenience this might have caused to you. Hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards

2 out of 5
The bed was the most uncomfortable thing I’ve ever slept on. Terrible.

Posted by on 22 Jul. 2021

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22 Jul. 2021 by Manni

Afternoon Thank you for choosing President Hotel. Appreciate the feedback. Apologies for the inconvenience this might have caused to you. Hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards

4 out of 5
Excellent place to live, worth the money

Posted by on 21 Jul. 2021

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21 Jul. 2021 by Jwalin

Good Morning, Thank you for staying with President Hotel and taking the time to leave us feedback on your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Jwalin Night Audit

4 out of 5
Location was very good

Posted by on 21 Jul. 2021

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25 Jul. 2021 by Manni

Evening, Thank you for choosing President Hotel. Appreciate the feedback. Hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards

4 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Jul. 2021

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4 out of 5
Extremely noisy at night, noisy old heating, no retractor fan (working) in bathroom, no vegetarian options for breakfast

Posted by on 16 Jul. 2021

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17 Jul. 2021 by Manni

Evening, Thank you for choosing President Hotel. Appreciate the feedback. Apologies for the inconvenience this might have caused you. Hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A business center and a meeting room are available. Event space at this hotel measures 527 square feet (49 square meters) and includes conference space. An airport shuttle at scheduled times is available for a fee. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and a vending machine are also featured at the business-friendly President Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Auckland hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 117 guestrooms or units
  • 14 levels
  • 527 sq ft of conference space
  • 49 sq m of conference space
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Gift shop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Auckland Britomart Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

President Hotel offers 117 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. 42-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local, long-distance, and international calls are all complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • International calls (free)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Portable fan

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Watergate Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 50.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 12
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15 and NZD 25 for adults, NZD 15 and NZD 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 17 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 2 (one-way)
  • Covered self parking fee: NZD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 30 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 30 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.50 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • President Hotel Auckland
  • President Auckland
  • Best Western President Hotel Auckland
  • President Hotel Hotel
  • President Hotel Auckland
  • President Hotel Hotel Auckland

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.