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    The Esplanade Hotel

    1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 9291
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    Reviewed 5 March 2017

    The Esplanade Hotel in Devonport is just 15 minutes from central Auckland by regular ferry (every 15/30 minutes, running from 6 am to midnight) and is a wonderful place to stay, overlooking the beautiful Waitemata Harbour. Great for morning walks (or runs!), adjacent grassy playground...More

    Thank Anna B
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Many thanks for your kind review, which we appreciate. I am pleased you found our exquisite location to your liking. Thanks again, your comments help us improve.

    Reviewed 1 March 2017

    This is a traditional English seaside style hotel, modelled on those in Brighton & Blackpool. So, rooms more old fashioned but very roomy and comfortable. The ideal thing about this hotel is its position. It sits on the bay facing the skyline of Auckalnd. Just...More

    Thank Andrew T
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Hi and thanks for your comments, we appreciate the feedback.

    Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

    I go here all the time. Usually just me and the dog and chill with a beer and maybe lunch. It's quaint and an eclectic mix of styles from the turn of the 19th century. It's a great place to sit and people watch and...More

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    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Hi and thanks for your comments. it seems we really have to improve, I wish I knew what day your visit was so we can address these issues. It certainly isn't our way as staff are well trained. We even attract staff from a world...More

    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    Friend and went for High Tea at Esplanade Hotel in Devonport Auckland. Selection of teas, cakes, club sandwiches, savorys. Very enjoyable for afternoon tea and very relaxing afternoon. The staff where very pleasant and knew their job and great services as well. Went on Saturday...More

    Thank Peter J
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Many thanks for your kind review, which we appreciate. I am pleased you found our famous High Tea to your liking. I have passed your comments on to our staff. Thanks again, your comments help us improve.

    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    we have stayed on a few occasions and always liked the place, we had two rooms one in the back this time near the back of all the cafes, very hot room, fan didnt work, window was open on arrival but cooking smells soon filled...More

    Thank Gemknits J
    Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Many thanks for your feedback it helps us to improve. Unfortunately, your booking did come through as a lower cost option without breakfast. We then honoured the email that advised that you got a free breakfast. However, that doesn't excuse unsatisfactory service. But i appreciate...More

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    Response from DeRiz | Reviewed this property |
    There is a bus you can get from the airport to downtown Auckland pier very cheaply - runs 24 hours a day, needs no reservation, fabulous - I have used it, and only 18 NZD. Read about it @ skybus. Then you can take a short... More
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    Response from Adrienne_sail | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it will be fine October can be quite chilly especially in the evening, unlikely you would want a/c at all
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    "Get a room that faces the rear of the hotel, although the area is generally quiet at night."
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    "Rooms with views also have the street noise."
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    "Get a room with a view of Auckland."
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    "Ask for a sea view, however I would imagine these could be noisy over weekends with the pub just below."
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