First Imperial Hotel Auckland
Travel Blogs from Auckland
First post of the travel log I will keep when we hit Europe. The house has not been rented out yet, but that's OK - we go anyway! The real estate people tell me it's unusually slow at the moment in the Corporate rental sector. My luck, it'll rent two days after we leave... Got a few ...
There was quite a lot of drama in the process; first the boat would cruise about slowly while the spotter scanned the horizon for blow hole spray, then as soon as he spotted one he would knock on the skipper’s cockpit roof and whoosh, all the horses which the boat possessed would be spurred into a gallop and we would bounce across the waves amidst plumes of white water, then the engines would be killed and we find ourselves floating serenely within 15m (as close as ...
... Natalie's in-laws to be who had said they would take us out
on his boat tour. With no internet and no working phone we found his
place on the map and went to say hello but his shop was shut and the
cafe guy next door said he'd probably be out on his boat, so with
nothing else to go on we had to leave (we are really gutted about
this and hope Zeb's dad didn't wait around for us). We did walk the
amazingly paved coastal walkway though, watch the surfers and ...
Knots and Thumbs
I run out of superlatives in my clumsy attempts to convey the impressions from
New Zealand; The wealth of sincere kindness, a simplicity of openness and the
generous smiles of strangers- What will always remain vivid in my mind from
this experience is the people. Its always the people.
And so the finale month of New Zealand exploration did nothing to dispute our
pristine esteem for ...
Monday 7th April My first day in Auckland I got chatting to a Scottish girl in my dorm and she said that she was off to Waiheke Island for the day and asked if I wanted to join her. Waiheke island is about a 40 minute boat ride off the coast of Auckland and is one of the Hauraki Gulf islands which stretch between Auckland and the Corromandel Peninsula. Waiheke island is absolutely beautiful and we spent the day beach hopping from one bay ...
Other places to stay in Auckland
128 Albert St, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $119
- Sleek, modern, and excellent
- Can't fault it
- Great choice
Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent 5 day stay
- Loved the Hyatt!
- Nice Hotel for the Price
83 Symonds Street, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $146
- Excellent Hotel
71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $110
- Great hotel
- Great location. Excellent service!
- Great Value for money !!!
90 Federal St, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $147
- Helpful Staff
- International quality heaven in Auckland
- Visa problems
Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $118
22 - 26 Albert Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Great view - terrible service
- Fantastic hotel, excellent service! A true 5* gem!
- **Well appointed & luxurious**
171 Queen St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Best Concierge
- Okay for a quick visit.
10 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Thank goodness!
- Cool hotel and excellent value for money
8 Customs Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $92
59 Federal Street, Cnr Kingston Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Okay for a night
- Horrible bathroom
- Would not return to this hotel
21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland | Hotel
- Genau, was man von einem Westin erwarten würde!
- Great Westin foundations..but with opening jitters!
- Ausgefallen, aber schön
196-200 Quay Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
147 Quay St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location
40 Beach Road, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $113
85 - 89 Customs St W, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Good Location, poor room choice
- Wish we could have stayed longer!
- Great room
157 Hobson Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $84
411 Queen Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $58
188 Hobson Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Brandneu, etwas klein
- Totalmente nuevo y algo pequeño
- Very nice. Good ending to the trip
27-35 Victoria Street West, Auckland | 2 star hotelfrom $94
150 Anzac Avenue, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Corner Wellesley & Albert Streets, Auckland | 2 star hotelfrom $65
20 Wyndham Street, City Central, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $58
100 Greys Ave, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Great Hotel!
- Had a great stay
- Great Find!
1 Courthouse Lane, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $124
2 White Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $85