Quay West Suites Auckland

8 Albert St, Auckland, North Island, 1001, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $157.00
 

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Relaxing day with the girls...

A travel blog entry by sdanieli89

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Beautiful day here in Auckland :) It may be a Wednesday but it felt like a Sunday. So peaceful and pleasant. Today was an 'All-Girls' day which means visiting the best shopping centre in Auckland. Ha ha… Not much of a shopper but I must admit, it was a pretty shopping mall.

Sitting in the hotel lobby right now with my sister. Trying …

A day in Auckland

A travel blog entry by lizd2013

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Today was another late start. The weather was a bit warmer than yesterday but still had some rain. We spent hours wandering around - Rob considered doing the Skywalk but it was raining and the wind chill factor was very cold - I wouldn't even consider it :). Went up to Albert Park, got lost in the Art Gallery. Bought a few souvenirs that we have …

Busy, BUsy, Busy

A travel blog entry by robdidcoe

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Busy last couple of days.

Toured Eden Park stadium yesterday (Tuesday) morning which was very interesting. Unusual to see a predominantly rectangular venue that can be, and is, used for Cricket as well though doesn't seem optimal layout to me.

It was interesting to hear about some of the issues they have had post redevelopment …

Tuesday - a day of rest

A travel blog entry by lizd2013

Today is very wet and very cold in Auckland- I believe they say it is the coldest day this year. Rob spent the morning at Eden Park and I lolled around the hotel room reading and eating chocolate - what can I say - what diet? When he got home we walked around a while - seeing what shopping Auckland had - haven't been tempted to buy much - due to …

Flying from Brisbane-New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by mikkelgrabinski

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Today we woke up at 5 AM because we had to go to the airport, to catch our plane to New Zealand! We packed all our bags, gor ready, and went downstairs to get a taxi to take us to the airport. It was a 25 minute drive to the airport, and when we got there, we went inside to check our bags. We did that, then procceded down to security and customs, …

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This 4 star hotel, located on 8 Albert St, Auckland, is near Sky Tower, Auckland Maritime Museum, SkyJump, and Sky City Casino.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsQuay West Suites Auckland

    Reviewed by lizd2013

    It is what it is

    Reviewed May 30, 2013
    by (5 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Good size suite, bathroom a bit weird - toilet behind door, shower temp difficult to manage, and pressure not great. Reception staff lovely. No free wireless except in Lobby and you have to get a password each time.
    Kitchen not well equips - have stayed in many places and most have at least a bit of oil to cook with!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by robdidcoe

    well located

    Reviewed May 25, 2013
    by (8 reviews) Perth , Australia Flag of Australia

    Well located and rooms are pretty good. The only two negatives are the water pressure in the shower and the fact that free wi-fi is only available in the lobby

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Quay West Suites Auckland

    Excellent

    from

    Throughly enjoyed our one night stay here for a birthday treat. 2 bedroom suite on 21st floor was exceptional. Comfortable appartment with amazing views. Very good breakfast with pleasant staff. Happy to recommend.

    Great apartment with Bay View

    from

    Great apartment with Bay View, all amenities, best location and excellent value at $195NZ per day including taxes. Huge balcony,full kitchen,attractive building and interior. Washer/dryer,VCR, etc. Restaurants and lively waterfront couple of blocks away. Stayed 5 nights and loved it and Aukland! There are lots of serviced apts in NZ and aptsinakld.co.nz has other units which we haven't seen but their service/responsiveness was very good.

    Not the best....

    from

    I stay at Quay West regularly on business. The rooms are fairly good, but the service I have had the last couple of visits has been terrible.

    Couldn't be beat

    from

    We were 2 senior couples who probably stayed in the same 2 BR corner suite as the previous reviewer. Everything was as described, but the glass was clean. Thanks for telling them.

    It was large, clean, comfortable, in the center of town, within walking distance of many attractions and restaurants. Staff was excellent. Since we stayed on the weekend, the rate (NZ$350) was excellent, and included breakfast.

    Great views!

    from

    We stayed in a two bedroom corner apartment on the 21st floor in March 2005. The apartment had a kitchen, livingroom with dining area, laundry, and two balconies (one large facing the water which could be accessed from the living room and the master bedroom, the other small facing the city). The apartment was well appointed, had wonderful views, and was quiet. The apartment, in general, was clean enough. The windows however were filthy and obstructed the view! It appeared that a small child or pet smeared food or saliva or both on the sliding doors to the balcony, and on the plastic panels surrounding the balcony.

    Carbon copy of its Sydney sister

    from

    Anyone familiar with Quay West Sydney who walked unknowingly into one of the apartments here would instantly recognize it. The bad news is that the decor is beginning to show its age: basically late 80s 5 star design.

    What awesome views of the city and waterfront

    from

    We stayed at Quay West Suites the last night of our 10 day vacation. One side of the suite, we could view the downtown area and the other side we could view the waterfront area. Both views had outside balconies. The staff was great and the suite was very clean. We will definatly stay at Quay West on our next visit to Auckland.

    Good value but shop around for a great deal

    from

    I agree wth all the above postings. Compared to many of the so called 5 star hotels, this is a better deal in terms of facilities. However, I would shop around for a great deal as prices can vary greatly. Also, make sure you get a harbour facing room otherwise its a waste of a great view. Beware also that at the weekend , Friday and Saturday nights anyway, you can often hear a lot of noise from the streets outside, mainly "boy racers" zooming up and down the streets. Oposite the hotel is an asian fod court that is trully fantastic and really really cheap. Greta food and variety. I was also told that half of the apartments in the building are privately owned , so it s amixture of hotel and normal full time living space. I liked it there but get a great deal, shop around, get a harbour facing view on a high floor an dbeware of weekend boy racers!

    Superb location

    from

    This apartment hotel is superbly located. A few minutes in one direction and you are at the waterfront, handy for the ferry to Devenport and the islands. A few minutes in the other direction and you are the centre of Auckland's shopping area and also close to the Sky Tower.Apartments are furnished to a very high standard. My one bedroom apartment had entrance hall, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher; laundry room with washer, tumble dryer and ironing facilites; lounge with views down to the waterfront; bathroom with full length bath but also separate walk in shower; bedroom with good firm Queensize bed. Both bedroom and lounge share one large balcony with table and chairs. Perfect for a glass of wine as the sun goes down. Televisions are in both the bedroom and the lounge. Telephones are in the lounge, the bedroom and the bathroom. A mini bar is also provided and there is the facility to order groceries via the hotel staff.Amazing weekend rates are available through some web sites on the Internet and often include a full breakfast. What makes these apartments superb value for money is the price is the same for one as four. The comfortable sofa in the lounge converts into a double bed if required.Housekeeping is spotless. Staff remember your name. Smiles are standard and one feels the staff really do care the the stay is enjoyable. A phone message one evening was the Duty Manager asking if everything was all right. How often does that happen in a hotel these days?There is a small but comfortable bar on the first floor beside which is the restaurant where breakfast is served. At weekends this breakfast in available right up until noon - perfect for those desiring a lie in AND breakfast!Room service is also available with a good menu selection.The high standard of the furnishings, the ambience, the professional but friendly staff, all add up to a smoothly run operation.A stay here will undoubtedly add to the pleasure of a visit to Auckland, a fine city to explore.

    Super place

    from

    Our first hotel on a month trip through New Zealand and Australia did not disappoint us. We were fortunate to have a 20th floor and facing the harbor in the days before the Americas Cup. The accommodations could not have been better. Kitchen and laundry facilities in the suite were much appreciated. Highly recommend!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Quay West Suites Auckland

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent