Park Towers Hotel
Travel Blogs from Auckland
... to walk around while also getting the selfie stick out! We then took a steep path down to Mission Bay Beach which was busy with lots of people enjoying the sunshine. A short walk along the waterfront led us to Kelly Tarltons Sea life centre, where we saw penguins, sharks, Nemo and Doreen, starfish, sea horses, and lots of weird and wonderful sea life including the biggest stingrays we have ever seen (weighing in at 250kilos)!! The next stop we got off at was ...
We have done it. Kuiken is now sleeping (and pooping, sorry Sue) on Sue's deck. We packed our bags and packed up the house without a murder in the family (so far). Sleeping in Auckland at Jacques tonight and leaving tomorrow. We bought a motorhome yesterday. Sleeps six people with a lounge, dining room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Its so big we might be too scared to drive it and just stay in one spot forever. We bought a big one as ...
... was a river somewhere during the 25 minute bush walk. Away we went into the woods. Halfway in there was still no river. I was beginning to think we were lured in here to be murdered. In the end there was no river, but we came out alive as I'm still here to write this.
This entry also marks (no pun intended) our last chapter in New Zealand. How do I sum it up. Kiwi's as they often refer to themselves, are a friendly bunch. The true Kiwis anyway, people who ...
... br> Cashier who speaks no English, and obviously can’t be bothered with sign language, pushes the bananas back at her and rings up the rest of the items.
Christine assumes the bananas need weighing, but the only scales are on the other side of the shop, and she can’t work the scales, and there is no one there to do it for her.
Eventually, someone else comes and weighs the bananas, and Christine goes over to the cashier who refuses payment! ...
... going to do?”
“I don’t know, work on farms, volunteer, get lost and meet new people”
“Are you going to work on a bloomin’ onion tree farm?”
“Yeah probably, and drive a Subaru Outback in the outback”
“And eat shirmp on the barbie?”
“Yeah probably and say good day mate to everyone”
“And get a pet Kangaroo or kola instead of a pet dog?”
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