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Travel Blogs from Auckland
... most of the night but I actually think I may have managed to get some kip, and even in the right time zone which was also a bonus. We came into land at Dubai around 6am local time and just as the plane was making its descent, it suddenly pulled up again with absolutely no warning. Unfortunately for me, Mattijs was watching the inflight cameras which were attached to the top of the aircraft and so we saw this bizarre manoeuvre in all its glory which truly terrified me. It wasn’t ...
... taking a course in wine and food paring with an incredibly informed expert, lunch in a winery (not included in the price) access to special deals, transport in a comfortable van and guidance by a local with a real passion for the island. We visited 4 or so wineries, and an olive oil producer, coming away with half a dozen bottles of wine ear marked as wedding anniversary drinks and some olive and herb spread. ...
... the right decision, we set off to make home in our apartment. It was a bit of a blow to find it was one of the smallest rooms we have lived in in the last six months and at the top of of quite a steep hill. Roz's back is not good with hills at the moment. There were however considerably worse places to be for two weeks! We know, we have been in some of them. Although hilly central Auckland is all quite walkable. The down town harbour frontage is lovely and will be ...
... and the menu warned that the pheasant may contain lead shot. I've never seen that before! The weather is cooling slightly as we are no longer going south as we head to New Zealand tomorrow. I am getting sick of Fox News as that is about all we get on the tv, when the satellites cooperate! We've gone to the movies several times and the evening shows have all been quite good, unlike many other cruise lines. Well we're off to lunch, then reading, and probably a nap before ...
... hour as we missed the turn, it was a nice view of the countryside. This walk was voted one of the top ten in nz. It was only 45 mins but it was really pretty, through caves and looking in to rivers and waterfalls. We had to get Nellie back for her bus so after bumping in to the older English couple again we finally made our way back. We had breakfast at the general store.. If you could call it a store! We waited ages for breakfast but it was worth the wait. We left at 12:30 ...
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 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