Jet Park Auckland Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
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och Pontus gick upp tidigare idag för att gå till en marknad de
läst om i en guidebok. Jag stannade dock kvar och njöt av en extra
timme i den sköna hotellsängen. Dock kom de tillbaka redan efter en
timme, eftersom marknaden inte fanns kvar längre. Vi åt frukost och
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Vi låg och drog oss till edter 10.00, vilket var skönt. Sen åt vi frukosten, som vi köpte igår, på hotellrummet. Kim kom och hämtade oss strax efter 12.00 och tog med oss till en riktig Kinarestaurang. Där mötte vi Grace och Jordan och åt sedan en riktig, konstig, mindre god kinesisk lunch. Den bestod av flera smårätter som serverades i små skålar …
Idag låg vi och drog oss länge. Sen gick jag en promenad för att hitta lite frukost till oss. Det fick bli någon Indisk, friterad kykclingbulle. Vid 12.00 tiden kom Linda och hämtade oss. Vi åkte hem till hennes dotter Grace (som besökte mig ihop med sin kille för 3 år sedan i Sv). Det var väldigt kul och trevligt att träffa alla igen. Grace och …
Idag fick vi gå upp tidigt. Tyvärr fick vi vänta på henne som skulle göra vår frukost. Vi var ju tvungna att ha något i magen i alla fall. Efter att ha slängt i oss 2 rostade brödskivor borstade vi tändena och skyndnade iväg till busstationen (som inte bestod mer än 4 bänkar med tak över). Efter 10 min kom den bussen vi skulle åka med. Eftersom dom …
Well well… That time has finally come. It is amazing how a month can feel like a week when it comes to your holiday but a work week can seem like an eternity to the weekend! Ha ha ...
Reflecting back on my trip, I can honestly say it has been one wild adventure. I have done so many things/activities that I would not thought I would …
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We stayed in a suite and Elizabeth and I had our own room with two double beds. The bathroom was really flash too.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJet Park Auckland Airport Hotel & Conference Centre Mangere
Historical Traveler Reviews Jet Park Auckland Airport Hotel & Conference Centre Mangere
After reading numerous reviews of various Auckland Airport hotels here on TripAdvisor, my wife & I decided to book at Jet Inn, and my wife contacted the hotel to make our booking directly with them.
Good choice for airport hotel
We needed to overnight in Auckland and picked the Jet Inn based primarily on location (a few minutes drive from airport) and services (mainly free 24-hour shuttle service). The shuttle picked us up within 10 minutes of our call and delivered us to the Jet Inn within 15 minutes. The room was a standard motel-type room -- clean and well-maintained -- but not very large. It suited us just fine (a place to crash at 1 AM). Buffet breakfast was OK and the usual fare (for Australia/NZ). For our purposes, we made the right choice and would do it again. It gets 4 bullets because of location, 3 bullets otherwise. But if I were touring NZ and staying more than one night, I'd look at other hotels.
Good airport hotel
My wife and I stayed at the Jet Inn Airport Hotel for one night on a stopover between Australia and Samoa. We were looking for something reasonably priced, comfortable and convenient.
Having read through the reviews for a lot of the hotels near the airport, most of them sounded pretty grim, some verging on Fawlty Towers.
I'm happy to say that the Jet Inn fitted the bill perfectly. We stayed in a standard room for NZ$112. It was small, but clean and comfortable, which is all that was needed for 1 night. Check in was effortless and friendly and the shuttle bus efficient and convenient.
I'd definitely recommended the Jet Inn for somewhere to lay your head for the night.
Great food otherwise very ordinary
Adequate room . We had a fantastic meal at the restaurant .. the lamb was out outstanding . The pool was little more than a wading pool . Excellent suttle service to and from airport . Watch there is a charge for every hour you stay beyond normal check out which I thought was quite cheap given the monies we spent at the hotel .
I looked at the other reviews, and I guess you do have to choose your room carefully. We passed through the older section of the hotel, and even the corridors of the new section were much more tasteful! Our room was very clean and comfortable, and the bathroom large.
Great accomodation close to the airport!
From the moment the reception desk answered the telephone, to the moment we left at 04h00 the next morning to get back to the airport, we could simply not find fault with this hotel.
Great location, especially since Auckland doesn't quite seem to have the same hotel facilities around the airport as one might expect of a major city with an international airport. Great food in the restaurant - the awards they have won, seems well deserved. (Fantastic lamb dish!!)
Simply put - I'll recommend this hotel to anyone wishing to stay in lose proximity to the airport.
Choose your room category carefully!
If your budget is not too tight, choose a "Deluxe" category room (we paid NZ$162). These are in a new wing and are a quite different experience from the disappointing NZ$137 "Premier" room we had last time. Staff were friendly and helpful (with the exception of one morose woman on the front desk, who seemed to regard customers as unwelcome irritants!). Hyper-efficient free shuttle service to/from the airport.
Have just read the other two reviews and have to say we had a totally different experience. We were picked up at Auckland Airport at about 12.30 at night about 10mins after phoning the hotel by a really friendly and helpful bus driver and taken to the hotel where the front desk staff were also really nice-especially considering the hour of night! We were shown to our room which was fantastic! The bathroom had a walk in double shower and fluffy robes, the tea and coffee making facilities were fine, the room had two queen sized beds and a sofa, desk and flat screen TV. The room was quiet and two adults and two toddlers slept off the long flight from UK just fine! I cannot comment on the restaurant food because we did not eat at the hotel. As a stopover before collecting our car the next morning (used the shuttlebus to go back to the airport) I cannot fault the Jet Inn.
Avoid eating in the restaurant
I agree with the previous review re the size of the room, and although the hotel itself was reasonably attractive and the staff were pleasant it definitely wasn't 4 star. The location means that guests have little option to eat elsewhere but the meal we had in the restaurant was appalling. What was described as a prime Angus beef steak, priced at NZ $33, turned out to be an inedible lump of fat and gristle. And the beef carpaccio had the smallest slivers of meat ever seen plus some of the ingredients were missing. We wouldn't stay there again.
This supposed 4 star hotel was recommended by the travel agent who had also set us up with a 4 star hotel in Kuala Lumpur that only cost $2 NZD more than the Jet Inn. Perhaps given the economic standing of each country its inevitable that the Jet Inn came across as a rip off after our KL experience.