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Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020
Where to stay in Auckland
Auckland Central Business District
4/5Very Good!(215 area reviews)
Explore Auckland’s inner-city hub to find historic architecture alongside contemporary designs, the revitalised Auckland Waterfront and a busy shopping precinct.
5/5Exceptional!(8 area reviews)
Parnell is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Auckland War Memorial Museum or Auckland Domain.
5/5Exceptional!(4 area reviews)
Unique features of Mount Eden include the bars and shopping. Make a stop by Eden Park or Mt. Eden while you're exploring the area.
You'll enjoy the restaurants and monuments in Mount Albert. You might want to make time for a stop at Westfield St. Luke's Shopping Centre or St Mary's Cathedral.
If you're spending some time in Western Springs, Auckland Zoo and Western Springs Stadium are top sights worth seeing.
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Auckland, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port, shopping and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its museums, local tours and cafes. Top sights in the city include Queen Street Shopping District, Sky Tower and Auckland Town Hall.
- There are 1421 hotels and other accommodation options in Auckland
- The closest major airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city centre
Sightseeing and Staying in Auckland
Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Auckland War Memorial Museum, The Civic and Aotea Centre. Families come for attractions such as Auckland Zoo, Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Rainbow's End. The city is notable for landmarks like Sky Tower, Harbour Bridge and Aotea Square.
In Waiheke Island, there are 1421 accommodation choices and hotels so you can easily organise your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Clevedon Ridge Bed & Breakfast - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and central location.
- Regis Park B&B - Our customers like the quiet location and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free parking and laundry facilities.
- Springcurl Lodge - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and quiet location.
Other favourite sights in Auckland include Queen Street Shopping District, Auckland Town Hall and Auckland Ferry Terminal.
Getting around Auckland
With so many choices for transport, seeing Auckland is easy. If you want to journey outside the area, hop aboard a train from Auckland Britomart Station, Auckland Grafton Station or Auckland Mt Eden Station. You can learn about your options for water transport at the port.
Dressing for Auckland
- Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 23°C during the day and 14°C at night
- From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, whilst the average at night is 8°C
- July to September has daytime averages of 16°C with night-time averages of 8°C
- Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 22°C and night-time averages of 10°C
- Average annual rainfall for Auckland is 1251 millimetres
- Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 22°C, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 8°C
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