NZ Osaka House
Travel Blogs from Auckland
We had a late morning today eating breakfast at the hotel and the given plenty of time to repack and relax at the hotel until our 2pm flight to New Zealand. We gathered at the hotel lobby for about 11:30 and heard that Fijian goodbye song one last time. Then we boarded the coach for the airport right across the street. It took us a while to head through customs and che k-in but we had about 30 minutes to spare in the airport. A group of us ...
... streams. All in all, a nice intro to New Zealand, and so close to the city. Stoop had thought ahead and packed some cold beers in an ice box in his boot. After a well deserved end of tramp beer we headed to a pub, and then back to the house for a couple more. On Friday, Stoop drove me into the city and took me for a bit of a walking tour, after I had dumped my bags at ...
... baseline of learning, but most classes have different names. Today I followed Katie to her 5 classes of Chemistry, Religion, English, Graphics design, and accounting. My favorite part of the day is "Tea Time". This is their break between the 2nd and 3rd class for 30 minutes. I actually thought that we could have tea, but no it's just time for everyone to eat some snacks OUTSIDE! Keep in mind that it is ...
... sort of New Orleans vibe. Sadly not. We had a very pleasant walk along the coast and only when we were back in town outside the supermarket did we come across any music. An elderly guy singing very well along to a backing track of jazz classics. I am sure there was some jazz on somewhere but it was just not spilling on to the streets. The ferry trip back was even more gorgeous. The NZ sun is just right. 2 1/2 days to go until we leave for Vancouver on our penultimate flight before heading ...
... movie set is run by the family that owns the farm and Peter Jackson gets a cut of the cash. They have 160 people that work there. 5 full time gardeners to boot! Even Marlin said he was impressed! We spent 2 hours there and then headed farther north to Auckland. We will be spending 2 nights there and then head back to Australia for a few days! This has been so much fun!! I'm sure there were some seriously funny moments today but all the travel has us both nodding ...
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
905 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach | 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