Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
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Well after 32 & 1/2 hours and 12399 air miles we are here in New Zealand, phew. A bit tired and fuzzy but overall in pretty good shape. Between visits to the bog and the blog I had managed a small snore or two. Carole on the other hand had attempted to beat the world record for the number of films watched on a journey.
Sarah, Michael and Melissa saw us off at Palmerston North airport. Thanks Mel for the Koru Lounge access - if we had been a little earlier we could have used them! We went down to the wire pushing it to get there on time. All the little things that still needed to be done. Why can't the day before you go be longer? Oh well, I guess we can sleep on the plane.
On the flight to Auckland, at last we and got to sit still for the ...
... It offered free wi-fi along with a nice kitchen and massive TV with movies. A lot of people tend to live here and work in the city so it is a much different vibe to most hostels. More cranky people there from what we could see. The following morning the kiwi bus picked us up nice and early for our first leg of the journey to Hot Water beach located on the east peninsula opposite to Auckland. The islands of New Zealand are full of ...
... see too much, but saw plenty of sheep (they're everywhere!). We found a place just outside of Napier called "Navigate Seaside Accommodation" and it was lovely- right across the street from the beach. The owner of the hotel gave us plenty of ideas of things to do the next day since we got there kind of late. The next day was drizzly too, but we headed out to go to a lookout on the top of Te Mata peak. On a clear day you can see ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
Good location, great comfortable bed, no turn down etc on Saturday night.
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