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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here 2 nights with family. We were in room 412 (2 bedroom, 1 bathroom with kitchenette). Pros: great shower water pressure, kitchenette Cons: 1. only 5 tv channels 2. very complicated washing/dryer machine instructions - we attempted 3 times to dry clothes and gave up. 3. "Breakfast" consists of 4 apples and 4 yoghurts and 4 onion and egg...

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Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arrival at lobby I thought we were in a backpackers hostel rather than the 4 star hotel we booked. We entered the apartment with some trepidation, but were pleasantly surprised to find it acceptable but nothing special. Walking the nearby neighbourhood shows it is not the salubrious end of town with lots of homeless people sleeping in the street....

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Auckland has some delightful pockets. Downtown you have the Viaduct with lots of good restaurants and some easy walking. If you want to explore further walk up Queen Street to visit the Auckland Art Gallery which has been refurbished and is a treat. If you fancy a boat ride hop on the ferry to Devonport - a lovely village with...

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Snohomish, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed here one night at the end of our NZ trip. We were surprised by how large our room was. Two separate bedrooms with privacy from one another. Plus a washer/dryer and a mini kitchen complete with everything you need to prepare simple meals. The staff was friendly and helpful. You can contact them in advance for an airport...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked for 3 nights having flown in from the UK. Initial impression when taxi pulled up was that it wasn't a four star hotel. We sadly were proved right. At best it is 3 star. We had paid thro booking .com for an executive room. The decor was tired and shabby. The room smelt of curry. The "breakfast"...

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location reasonably central. Apartment small but if you're only sleeping there it's fine. Beds comfortable enough. 'Complimentary breakfast'. unusual. Packaged sandwiches , fruit , yogurt . Or sandwiches, muffin, orange juice. Wasn't super fresh, was like food you would buy a at petrol station. Didn't eat it. If I stayed again I wouldn't bother with it. Not the worst place...

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and husband plus our son spent the night at VR Hotel Auckland on the 19th Jan 2017 arriving from New Plymouth.For the location of where this hotel is situated,i am truly amazed at how sufficient the Staff worked plus the amount of Quest to get through,Well done I thought..We were tired and hungry,our checkin was pretty straightforward after parking...

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were accidentally by the admin staff charged 1800.00 dollars for the room for one night. The admin noticed and then credited my account by the correct amount. This was fine except I am slugged with a $50.00 AUS transaction fee. The staff admitted the issue did occur but nothing was offered to make up. I was then informed as...

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for just 1 night. It's a good budget hotel but with a $25 parking fee. There are some nearby overnight car parks charging $8-$10, so if your stay is short, you might consider parking elsewhere. The room was equipped with a functional kitchen and a washing machine apart from the usual amenities. I would suggest to get a...

Thank Apoorv K
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this as couldn't get into my usual hotel. Basically it's a lodging with small apartments, friendly and helpful staff however our kitchen obviously had a damp ceiling, the giveaway was the bubbles in the paint and the air freshener on top of the cupboard to ward of the damp smell. Not need as the damp was clearly visible in...

Thank Steve S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about VR Auckland City

Address: 188 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $144 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — VR Auckland City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Auckland City Oaks Hotel Auckland Central
Oaks On Hobson
VR Auckland City New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Auckland
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