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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We stayed in several B&Bs in New Zealand and we were really excited when we booked The Consulate, especially since we love to play tennis. From the beginning we ran into issues. Money was asked for upfront months in advance of our travel dates. They do not take credit cards, so the only way that we could get money there...

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David A, Manager at The Consulate Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We find the above criticisms from this American woman very concerning and unfounded, as shown by all of our previous feedback. There was no complaint from this woman before she arrived, while she was here, or as she left, so this review was a shock. All of our previous reviews have averaged 9.8 out of 10. This couples stay must...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The Consulate is well located near the cafés of St Heliers. The city is only a short bus trip away. The Consulate makes a very comfortable Auckland base. It is quiet, luxurious and Averill and David are helpful and considerate hosts. We would certainly stay there again.

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Thank Peter W
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We stayed at The Consulate for 2 nights on the 26 & 27 April. We loved this beautiful property. Our hosts David and Averill were most hospitable and provided lovely breakfasts. The house is absolutely gorgeous and we had the best sleep in the most comfortable king bed in the blue room of our NZ holiday. We highly recommend staying...

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Thank Kathy D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2014

This is a fabulous house with a wonderful couple, Averrill and David to look after you. Their home is your home whilst you are there and nothing is too much trouble, I wish it was my house.!!! Hopefully one day we will go back for another delightful stay with them. Request the Blue room, very large and comfortable. Lovely to...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2014

What a great choice to kick off our NZ trip. Thanks Averill and David for making us so welcome in the very delightful Consulate. The welcoming champers and cheeseboard were a great start and we wished we could have stayed longer than just the one night to fully enjoy the experience. Your suggestion of dinner in the local village was...

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Thank kaysie_kussie
Rogersville, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Beautiful, exceptionally clean, quiet and very comfortable in every aspect. David and Averill Archer are two of the best people anyone could meet. They really make the final touches to a perfect stay. Great breakfast, excellent ambience music, ......... Did I mention the word "perfect" ?.... All positive points... Not a single negative point..... Wished we could have stayed longer....

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Thank John M
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2014

David and Averrill were friendly and helpful hosts for our stay in Auckland. The location is convenient, the accommodation lovely and relaxing and the breakfasts were made to order delicious! The welcome glass of bubbly was a delicious touch too! Thanks for the stay!

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Thank MarkandVikki
Uk
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Pure luxury at a very good price and something we could only dream of in the UK. The price for the same would be double or triple! The welcome from David & Averill, just delightful and like visiting very good friends. The home, I can't even begin to call The Consulate a B&B. It is so much more. Pure luxury....

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1Thank Thumper36
Handley.. Dorset
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We arrived after a few weeks on the road in a camper van, which we did drive to the front door ! Ooops - we dropped our luggage off and with David's help and several manovers we took the campervan back to the depot. We arrived to be greeted with a very acceptable chessboard and a glass of bubbly, we...

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1Thank TheMacs61
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2013

In addition to the beautiful accommodation, what defines this property as unique is the "generosity of spirit" that the hosts offer. From a practical viewpoint, the standard of the rooms is extremely high, the breakfast food is fresh and there are a diverse range of choices. The location of the property enables quick access to the city (if necessary), and...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This multimillion dollar palatial home in one of Auckland's finest suburbs has been occupied in the past six years by the Consul General of America to New Zealand. An opportunity now exists to stay where Presidents and Prime Ministers have visited,and where American Ambassadors have slept. Stay and enjoy the luxury, and relax both inside and outside of this lavish home in uncompromising style. Play tennis, swim in the pool, enjoy the games room or just collapse in front of the fire and large screen TV. Discover Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand with almost one and a half million residents. Enjoy the near by famous beaches and restaurants of St Heliers and Mission Bay. Take a cruise to Waiheke Island. See Kelly Tarlton's underwater world. Take the Explorer bus to see Big 14 Attractions.Plus many more exciting adventures. Don't delay. See you soon at The Consulate Luxury B&B Auckland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Consulate Luxury Bed and Breakfast

Address: 259B St Heliers Bay Road | St Heliers, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $291 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“It's a B&B and has only 2 rooms available. The upstairs room was fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles ATeam2013, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Blue bedroom, luxurious”
 of 5 bubbles Valerob2014, 31 Mar 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are large and decorated beautifully.”
 of 5 bubbles johnmU9633AO, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
“First floor room the better option (particularly for couples)”
 of 5 bubbles 607kriss, 1 Nov 2013 | Read review
“For a stream of morning sunshine choose the Royal Room !”
 of 5 bubbles joandaleisha, 8 May 2012 | Read review
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