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The Esplanade Hotel

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

An old classic (Georgian) just on the Harbour-front and at the bottom of the main drag. Relaxed, low key, boutique property , reasonably priced and the definitive place to stay in Devonport. You can walk everywhere from here. Friendly bar, with usually a smattering of...More

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Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 9 September 2017

Hi and many thanks for your review. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable time here. The building is well over 100 years old which is charming. The menu is deliberately targetted at the local, substantial and low cost.

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

An Aussie friend stays here twice a year - time only allowed me a day visit - wonderful old worlde charm - like stepping back in time. So elegant & furnished with antiques & Art Deco treasures. The open fire, views across to water &...More

Thank Lorraine B
Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 9 September 2017

Hi and many thanks for your review. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay here. The building is well over 100 years old which is charming and we love working her. Hopefully you will have more time next time.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Esplanade - one 5-minute ferry from Auckland's CBD is an old property that needs some lovin' from a caring developer who can tastefully deliver on a 100 yr. old heritage renovation. I love the location. I liked the staff -- my experience in the...More

Thank HaljoHal
Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 9 September 2017

Hi and many thanks for your review. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay here. The building is well over 100 years old which is charming but the age does mean that we have a constant ongoing maintenance and refurbishing schedule. I checked...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

A business dinner with accounting colleagues in chilly & wet Auckland may not sound like an exhilarating evening to most readers! But what a great evening - which went on until I had to hasten to catch the last ferry back to the city! Wonderful...More

1  Thank Brian B
Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 9 September 2017

Hi and many thanks for your review. I am pleased that you and your colleagues had an enjoyable time here. The building is well over 100 years old which is charming. The menu is deliberately targetted at the local, substantial and low cost.

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to chill and watch the world go by. Great view of Auckland. If cold the fire will most likely be lightening and you can sit and watch the boats sail by. Have not stayed in the hotel but there service is great.More

Thank Pete H
Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 9 September 2017

Hi and many thanks for your review. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable time here. The building is well over 100 years old which is charming. The menu is deliberately targetted at the local, substantial and low cost. And, the fire does encourage...More

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Tracey M
16 August 2016|
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Response from DeRiz | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus you can get from the airport to downtown Auckland pier very cheaply - runs 24 hours a day, needs no reservation, fabulous - I have used it, and only 18 NZD. Read about it @ skybus. Then you can take a short... More
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19 June 2016|
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Response from Adrienne_sail | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be fine October can be quite chilly especially in the evening, unlikely you would want a/c at all
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"Rooms with a harbor view are nice!"
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"Get a room that faces the rear of the hotel, although the area is generally quiet at night."
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"Rooms with views also have the street noise."
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"Get a room with a view of Auckland."
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