The Esplanade Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Esplanade Hotel Devonport
The hotel is old style England seaside with a touch of luxury, harbourview room is lvely with excellent views across the Bay.
We loved it.
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Travel Blogs from Devonport
... Do not mess with others’ wives’ and ‘Respect those you visit’ and ‘Take responsibility for your actions’. Pretty cool, huh? The island reminds the locals of the morals of the story.
We also booked a full-day tour to visit the Waitomo Glowworm Cave and the Hobbiton Movie Set. This was the highlight of our trip to Auckland for sure!
We were aware of the glowworms and their caves from having watched Planet Earth, however, I ...
... being sleepy a few times and we figured we'd put her down for a nap whilst we perused our brochure library. However, a nap did not come to pass, so after a while we gave up and got in the car (where she promptly fell asleep of course). We decided we'd start taking note of distance travelled from this point onward. On the road again! We made our way to Mt Eden, the highest volcanic cone in the area, and drove all the way to the top for some more views ...
What an exciting day; today I was heading back to New Zealand, the land of the long white cloud! I flew out of Adelaide at 11:30 am, after being farewelled by my beloved family. I had the pleasure of sharing my row with a lovely lady from New Zealand, who was returning home. We chatted about a few things, and she gave me a few tips to take on board. When I arrived at Auckland airport I was greeted by ...
... and the stretch of beach is actually 56.5 miles long. Partly due to this they're currently in the process of trying to get the stretch of beach renamed to it's original Maori name. It's regarded as a national highway so anyone can drive up and down the beach however insurance companies don't insure cars to drive on the beach. Hardly surprising really. We left Ninety Mile Beach to ... And sand boarding. For those who don't know what it is, imagine sledging. It's ...
... into the culture.
Anyone can look at the Sydney Opera house, a picture or the real thing, but that means nothing to me. Its a cool building, but it is just another building. Using my two hands to help someone, who in turn helps me and shows me the real country, thats my kind of travel.
Step two was finding myself. I finally opened my eyes and realized I was in the closet. And then I came out.
I spent 23 years ...