The city is filled with incredible hotels that all are uniquely different, offering guests a memorable experience in their own way. Book your next mini break at one of our top hotel picks in the city centre, whether you are wanting a romantic getaway, a girls night out, or simply to treat yourself to a weekend filled with food, relaxation, and entertainment. 

 The Grand by SkyCity for a foodie and entertainment dream | Victoria St and Federal St 

Book a room at The Grand by SkyCity with over 20 restaurants and bars to choose from nearby, and entertainment galore right at your doorstep. Within the hotel there's the iconic East Day Spa, plus a stay wouldn't be complete without a trip up the Sky Tower for panoramic views! Make sure you also check out the All Blacks Experience and Weta Workshop Unleashed attractions too - they're located within a short distance of your room. 

Summer package

Discover a world of experiences when you book and stay at SkyCity Hotel or The Grand by SkyCity this summer with savings, flexibility and more when you choose an extraordinary Summer package (save up to 10%* off summer packages, late check-out and Sky Tower tickets). Each offer is valid for up to two adults in a Grand Room at The Grand by SkyCity or a Premium Room at SkyCity Hotel for bookings until 28 February 2022 for stays before 31 March 2022. Click here for more details.

The Hotel Britomart

The Hotel Britomart for an urban stay | 29 Galway St 

This Hotel already has numerous prestigious accolades to its name despite only being a year old, in the fields of sustainability and architecture. New Zealand's first 5 Green Star hotel is located rightly so in the heart of the Britomart precinct, perfect for soaking up city life during your stay. Dine at seafood restaurant kingi (located on the ground floor), spend time in the great boutiques in The Pavilions and wind down with a drink or two at one of the popular bars just a short walk away. 

Summer escape package

Make the most of Summer in Auckland and treat yourself with an overnight stay and a gourmet 'Taste of kingi' menu for lunch or dinner for two. This also includes a complimentary upgrade to the next available guest room type and late check out of midday. From $589 for two, see more on this and other package details here

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Sofitel Viaduct Harbour for an overseas experience | 21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue

If you're looking for an escape that will have you feeling like you've been transported overseas, Sofitel Harbour is a great option, with French luxury at its heart. Think private Juliet balconies, floor to ceiling windows and oversized bathrooms with separate rain showers and deep soaking bathtubs, and fine dining restaurant La Marée. There's also the Sabrage Champagne Bar and French Press Café, as well as the Sofitel Spa exclusively offering French skincare line Biologique Recherche. 

Staycation offer

You deserve a french luxury staycation! From $429, indulge in all the refined amenities of a 5-star hotel. This luxury staycation offer for two includes carparking, a 3-course dinner at La Maree restaurant, an overnight stay and in the morning you’ll wake up to a refine Sofitel breakfast. With flexible cancellation, you can book with confidence knowing you have flexibility with reservation. See more here. 

Hotel DeBrett

Hotel DeBrett for their cultured Art Deco vibes | 2 High St 

A boldly designed hotel, Hotel DeBrett is known for its Art Deco style with 25 unique rooms filled with local art, mid-century modern furniture and deep sunken bathtubs. Make your way to DeBrett’s Kitchen, with its breathtaking glass roofed atrium, relaxed atmosphere and locally sourced cuisine before heading out to check out all that High Street has to offer as well as the nearby Aotea Arts Quarter, Britomart and Commercial Bay. 

Park, play and stay

From $300 per night, book a Superior Room and enjoy daily car parking, a complimentary room upgrade, cooked breakfast and welcome drinks in Housebar for two. See more here

QT Auckland

QT Auckland for luxury with a quirky twist | 4 Viaduct Harbour Avenue 

QT Auckland is the best hotel to know about if you're looking for luxury with a quirky edge. With rooms and suites to suit all needs and occasions (there are even dog friendly rooms!), enjoy a wonderful stay on the water's edge in the Viaduct Harbour. Furthermore, enjoy the incredible views from the Rooftop at QTbar and incredible Mediterranean-inspired cuisine from Esther, led by head chef Sean Connelly. 

Seize the stay

When the moment’s ripe, lovers of luxury don’t miss a beat. Escape awaits this very instant at QT Auckland so dress down, glow up, party late and don’t miss your chance to Seize the Stay. The longer you linger, the sweeter they make it. Stay 1 night & take 10% off plus a further 10% off for QT Club Members. Stay 2 or 3 nights & take 15% off plus a $30 Food & Beverage credit and a further 10% off for QT Club Members. Stay 4 or more nights & take 20% off plus a $30 Food & Beverage credit and a further 10% off for QT Club Members. From $287 per night. See more here

Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt for a romantic waterfront escape | 99 Halsey St 

Standing tall on the water’s edge, Park Hyatt is a grand luxury hotel looking out onto the Waitemata Harbour and Wynyard’s Quarter Lighter Basin. The amenities at Park Hyatt are vast, ranging from a 25 metre infinity pool, a full fitness centre, a rejuvenating day spa, and four restaurants and bars. Wake up to a glistening harbour view and breathe in the fresh salty air. 

Staycation and breakfast

Solo staycation. Room for two. Girls weekend away. Extra highchair, or two? Whatever your stay looks like, an energising breakfast is always a good idea. Enjoy extra value for breakfast and late check out when you book and complete your next qualifying stay between January 28 and December 30, 2021. See more here.

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Hilton Auckland for a great girls getaway | 147 Quay Street

The Hilton Auckland is a great choice when you're planning your next much-needed getaway with your best girlfriends. Choose from 165 spacious and comfortable guest rooms and be just a short stroll from some of the gems of Downtown, like Commercial Bay and the buzzing nightlife of the Viaduct. Become a mixologist yourself with their famous cocktail classes - choose from a selection of classic drinks before delving into their fascinating history and the techniques needed to master them, then jump behind the bar to create your own cocktail creation and even compete with friends. 

Hilton Auckland has a range of special offers to know about, from Sweeten Your Stay deals to Breakfast Included packages. See more here. 

Hotel Grand Windsor

Fable Auckland for a romantic escape | 58/60 Queen St 

Fable Auckland, previously known as Hotel Grand Windsor has been around since 1928, located in a beautiful heritage building. This boutique hotel makes for a great choice if you're after a romantic escape with your partner or a getaway with the girls. Its fantastic Queen Street location makes getting around the city centre easy, or if you're keen to stay in, indulge in the opulence that each room exudes.  

Luxury and summer in the city offers

Stay one night and receive 20% off and enjoy a continental breakfast for two - use the code LUXURYINTHECITY. Stay two nights and and receive 25% off, including a $25 dining voucher for Cooke’s Restaurant and Bar - use the code SUMMERINTHECITY.

Last updated: 20 December 2021