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VR Auckland City
Ranked #32 of 67 Hotels in Auckland
Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
“Ideal location.”
Reviewed 20 March 2011

City Oaks is great family accommodation with clean, tidy, well maintained facilities in a location that makes getting round Auckland and into/ out of the city easy. Having breakfast included is an excellent bonus. Would have been perfect if the second bedroom had had two singles instead of one double bed. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 March 2011

My husband & I were here 4 nights; provided early check-in on our arrival day; stored luggage; good location. Room was perfect - great kitchen unit, with W/D; provided extra towels as needed; staff very friendly and helpful

Stayed March 2011, travelled on business
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 14 March 2011

I spent 6 days with my family from Sweden in this apartment hotel and everything was perfect.
It taks only 5 minutes to go to center of the city and nice view too.
the price is unbliveble.
hozi

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with family
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ManagerACO, General Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review, 14 March 2011
Hi Hozi,

I would like to thank your for your review of our property.

It certainly makes my day seeing reviews like your's, I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Safe travels back to Sweden

Udai Sarin
General Manager
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Hobart, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2011

We enjoyed our stay here, the room was quite comfortable for two people, just a bit squeezy for luggage space, but we are just there to sleep, so not really a problem. Easy walk straight down the street to the shops and harbour. As we like walking, this was not a problem. The room was a little bit hot, so we opened the window, and you do get the background city noise, but this was to be expected. Overall, we were more than happy with the room we had through Expedia, and would definately use them again.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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ManagerACO, General Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review, 14 March 2011
Hi Mummytriff

I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor.

I would like to make one comment if I may, all our rooms are centrally heated and Air-Conditioned and hope that you noticed this during your stay (thus avoiding the heat problem in Auckland). Further, our rooms are all double glazed which are perfect in combination with our central heating system allowing for a very comfortable stay.

I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind Regards

Udai Sarin
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al ain
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2011

Overall very good impression. Clean, roomy studio apartment with large bed, nice kitchen and bathroom. Silent environment, good night's sleep. In the heart of the city, a few minutes' walking distance to the business and tourist center. Friendly and helpful staff.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled on business
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Chelmsford
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Reviewed 11 March 2011

We chose this apartment hotel to conclude our two month stay in New Zealand. Short but steep walk from main centre.
Excellent facilities including washing machine and dishwasher in room.
Continental breakfast was included in price.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Napier
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2011

Very close to Queen Street in CBD and Ponsonby which was cool to go for dinner and shopping. Staff were very friendly and helpful, free internet in reception. Was loud though when you opened the doors / windows which is to be expected obviously given it's on Hobson Street right in town. The shelter down the road was not a problem at all. I did email the hotel after I'd made the booking to request a room with a view but never heard back from them. When I rung to follow up - they'd given us a room with a view which was great. Very small and compact but did the trick.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about VR Auckland City

Property: VR Auckland City
Address: 188 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#26 Luxury Hotel in Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4.5 star — VR Auckland City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Auckland City Oaks Hotel Auckland Central
Oaks On Hobson
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