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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend and I were attending a conference in Takapuna, and this was on the list of nearby hotels. We booked a two-bedroom suite with kitchen facilities, and the experience was delightful. First, I had to change our arrival date twice as our travel plans changed, and they were extremely prompt in responding to email and very pleasant and helpful.... More 

Thank Philip M
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Rooms are clean and well decorated. Walking distance to numerous shops and eateries, the most awesome Takapuna Beach Cafe (every morning ginger/lemon/honey tonic and the best date scones you will ever eat) is worth noting. There is also a great beach 2 blocks down where runners, walkers, swimmers, paddle boarders and lots and lots of dogs go! Very beautiful. Only... More 

Thank Suzi R
Baguio, Philippines
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87 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The rooms are tastefully decorated and the Emerald Inn is located just a minutes walk from the beach. Restaurants and cafes are also very close. Takapuna does not have handy 24/11 stores to sell groceries so if you are without a car it is a bit of a trek to the supermarket but all motels would have this problem. There... More 

Thank Karen M
Auckland, New Zealand
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210 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We have spent four weeks at the Emerald Inn during our transfer back to NZ. We booked a villa on Alison Ave. two bedrooms dining and lounge and full kitchen and laundry. A stones throw from the beach and a great view. I cannot think of anywhere better for a long stay in Auckland - close to beach, restaurants, public... More 

Thank Ravenwo
Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My wife and I stayed here recently and appreciated the very quiet location while still being within walking distance to numerous restaurants,cafes and shops. The studio room we occupied was more than adequate for our needs with basic cooking facilities if required. The bed was very comfortable and the whole unit very neat and tidy although it is showing its... More 

1 Thank Gavin E
Greater Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many times over the years and always appreciate the warm welcome and great service. The rooms have most of the comforts a traveller requires and the location is just so convenient with the beach, cafes, restaurants and Takapuna business precinct all a few minutes walk away. Full marks could be allocated if the rooms were air-conditioned,... More 

Thank CalvinMack
Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I've stayed here twice and certainly recommend it. On my most recent visit I stayed in room 532 and will be asking for this on my next stay. It's on the second floor and provides more views than other rooms and the room has a fresh feel with excellent facilities. The rooms are spacious with a separate kitchenette and lounge.... More 

Thank John F
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I've stayed at this motel on many occasions over the years. It is always excellent with very friendly staff who have also been there for a very long time. Always kind. The location is superb. Close to the beach and also to some excellent restaurants. Of many places I've stayed in in this area of Auckland, this is by far... More 

1 Thank MahaloPacific
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Found our clean nicely appointed room via a friendly note , with key kindly left out for us, as we arrived a bit late. Comfy beds and modern amenities. Very handy to Takapuna restaurants, yet very private and oasis like, nestled in beautiful established gardens . Had it been summer would have certainly enjoyed the pool and beach. Impressed. Would... More 

1 Thank lizyg2016
Calliope, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Room had a kitchenette with oven, stove, sink, fridge and microwave. Room had landscaped back patio and comfortable bed. Bathroom made good use of limited space and shampoo, conditioner, even makeup removal wipe supplied. Only a minute walk to Takapuna beach and restaurants/shops. Short walk to bus that went to Devonport where we caught a ferry. Would gladly stay there... More 

Thank Jean M

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Top quality beachside accommodation for corporate and leisure travellers. 39 superbly appointed suites and motel units with kitchen facilities nestled amongst sub tropical gardens. Wireless internet, BBQ area, guest laundry, swimming pool and spa. Breakfasts available Mon-Fri. Takapuna, on Auckland's North Shore, is only 10 minutes from the CBD via the Harbour Bridge. The beach is recognized as one of Auckland's finest with safe swimming, sail boat hire and miles of glorious sand for walking or jogging. We also offer a luxury, 3 bedroom self contained holiday home (min stay 3 nights) and two bedroom villas (min stay 5 nights) - ideal holiday letting and short term rental accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Inn

Address: 16 The Promenade | Takapuna, Takapuna 1309, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range: $214 - $384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Emerald Hotel Takapuna
Emerald Hotel Auckland
Emerald Inn Takapuna, Auckland
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“Room in the back is a lot quieter; the two-bedroom suites are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipM852, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room off the main road for more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles suzir953, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter towards the back. Upper rooms get better views of the foliage etc but there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles U398XSkarenm, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for Room 532, better views and outlook”
 of 5 bubbles johnfO1785ZB, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bigger rooms available for families. Room was near road but quiet. Rooms opposite may have been quieter though.”
 of 5 bubbles F2580YSjeanm, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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