First Imperial Hotel Auckland
Travel Blogs from Auckland
Finally after a whole year's delay the bags are packed and we fly out tomorrow Our priorities are right in the packing department. As you can see plenty
of loo paper and pills,,!!
We are using Helen's farewell card she sent to us as our title pic for the trip and we will be in search of any photo that can beat the fantastical nature of this one. I reckon it could well be possible so we are up for the challenge!
Bye for ...
... take, but in the end that's what we needed to do so we could move on.
So after all of that, we took an Uber back to our room, intending to shake it all off and cook our groceries. That's when we opened the kitchen cabinets to find that they were completely empty. Not a single cooking supply, not even a utensil. There was nothing we could do at that point but burst out laughing. We were so tired and hungry. We went downstairs and talked to ...
... eyes wide open, arms wide open, and heart wide open. Open yet discerning. I have had trips where I was more one than the other and this is not that kind of a trip. I am wiser now, I am growing and like to think that I have learned a great deal from those experiences that help me approach this adventure with wide eyes, ready to detect signs of real life - not a forced imitation of ...
... had been put up in preparation for the All Black - Manu Samoa game. Most villages had the Samoan colours of red and blue but one village had one side of the road in black and white.
Check in was again delayed by Ita checking in almost 40kg of drinking coconuts and frozen seafood. We had a drink at the cafe with Susana and Leilua then our Samoan holiday was over.
Steve was sitting next to Ric******* the way back who spoke very ...
... skyline. We ate at Jack Tar, where we had a delicious, hearty meal, and I tried Feijoa cider. TASTY!! After dinner, we wandered up Queen St, to get dessert, and found a Japanese dollar store. I found gloves and earmuffs. Warmth!! I got a peek at Kaela's place in Grey Lynn, before she drove me back to my bed. I could barely keep my eye's open (just to recap, from June 19th, when I had woken up at 6am, I had slept 10 hours total, and it is now July 22, 9pm). I had an excellent sleep!
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 $526
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 Street, 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
37 Wellesley Street, Auckland | 2 star hotelfrom $65
20 Wyndham Street, 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