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Hotel Space in Auckland

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Hotel Space in Auckland

Hello All-After visiting SA for the Lions Tour,we are thinking of coming to see Wales opening 2 pool fixtures.Does anyone have ideas of how much availibility the hotels are likely to have during this early period of the WC?

And what about prices-are they likely to be bumped up considerably?

Thanks!!!

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1. Re: Hotel Space in Auckland

A large amount of upmarket accomodation has been prebooked by RWC to cater for teams, sponsors, VIP's and the like. Up to 70% of some hotels has been quoted. This means that there is going to be a flow on affect downwards across all accomodation sectors.

RWC on this scale has never been experienced before and is going to make the recent British Lions tour paltry by comparison.

Plans are afoot to hire Cruise liners as accomodation because of the demand.

If you were to leave your accomodation requests to the last moment you run the risk of missing out and / or paying astronomical rack rates.

Get your planning in early.

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What a great idea to come and watch the rugby in New Zealand.

Wales are playing in Hamilton, New Plymouth and Wellington in the pool games so accommodation at this point in time should not be too much of a problem. Do you have access to tickets???

Check out the only official site www.rugbyworldcup.com for all the details that you may need to know. And if you get tickets book accommodation as soon as you can.

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No we havent looked at match tickets as yet. Just looking at prices at the moment-hotels especially so.As in everything else at the current climate-finance is high on our agenda.If the hotel rates are being bumped up too much,then we wont bother.

If we do travel,staying in Hamilton,New Plymouth or Wellington sounds good to me,especially if Auckland will be full,or the prices are through the roof there!!

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Hi, we are travelling from Ireland & will be playing in New Plymouth also. Even at this stage difficult to get accommodation but after a lot of web searching got room in Landmark Manor Hotel (Motel). Check it out www.landmarkmanor.co.nz Price for room per night 150 nz dollars which is approx 75 euro for us which we thought was reasonable.

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$150 per night is not over the odds for a motel even without a World Cup on. I have just checked the website after starting this thread and it should be noted that this motel is in New Plymouth not Auckland. I would summise that there has been a premium added.

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$150.00 for a motel unit in city centre is what I would expect to pay anyway. I see this motel already advertises that rates for peak season will apply. So for 2011, the tariff is in line anyway for anticipated charges a year away. Good find AliceSprings, and the location is handy for supplies very close by. Having lived in New Plymouth, the walk uphill to the rugby grounds is reasonable. I imagine the city's buses will be running frequently to the grounds. Very handy to the city centre, and surrounding attractions.

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Hi Waiheke

Read the question??? This poster wants to follow Wales???? And the next one is following Ireland

No point in staying at Waiheke and who would want to stay at Waiheke in September????

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Question is: "Hotel Space in Auckland"

"Destination Experts" - They are passionate about the destinations they represent. Whether resident locals or frequent visitors, they have up-to-date knowledge of what's going on in their destinations.

Good that you are so supportive of the Auckland Region

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Waiheke is beautiful at any time of the year. This jewel in Auckland city's crown is highly regarded by domestic and international visitors alike! So why not a side trip or stay on Waiheke Island for RWC visitiors. Acccommodation can be found around our glorious beaches and bays, or in bush clad settings. Gulf vistas abound. Historically, the island's weather is warmer than the city-side, receiving shelter provided by Auckland isthmus. Locally produced wines and organic foods of top quality.

The island has a very good transport network with regular public bus services, and regular ferries to Auckland only 35 minutes away. importantly, Waiheke is officially part of Auckland region! In all, a very attractive proposition for guests arriving in town especially for the rugby.

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