Need a Hotel in Auckland City?

You’re in the right place. We’ve got every decent hotel in Auckland central business district, from K’Road to the Waterfront and from Symonds Street to Victoria park. So no matter where you want to stay in downtown Auckland we’ll have the perfect hotel for you.

Auckland CBD Hotels Near The Waterfront

These central city hotels are all near Auckland’s beautiful waterfront on lower Queen Street, Britomart or the Viaduct Harbour. Most of them have fantastic views from the harbour facing rooms. Best of all they’re located where you’ll want to spend most of your time. If you’re on holiday in Auckland city this is where you want to stay.

Waterfront Hotel Park Hyatt Auckland from Viaduct Bridge

Located in the heart of the Viaduct Harbour, Park Hyatt is without a doubt Auckland’s finest 5 star hotel. 4 restaurants on site, plus all the restaurants of Viaduct Harbour and Wynyard Quarter in easy walking distance. Harbour views and huge luxurious rooms. Whether you’re here for a week or a weekend, this is the best Hotel Auckland city has to offer.

Sunrise at one of Auckland's best hotels, the 5 Star Hilton Hotel Auckland in Viaduct Harbour on Auckland's waterfront

Hilton Hotel Auckland is located in Auckland’s CBD on Princess Wharf between the ferry terminal and the Viaduct Harbour. It’s one of the most desirable locations in the city with unsurpassed views of the harbour. If you can afford it, book it. You won’t regret staying in this hotel in Auckland CBD.

Romantic Marina View Room Sofitel Viaduct Harbour 5 star luxury hotel room

This is the most luxurious hotel in Auckland CBD. It’s lobby and shared spaces are incredible as are the rooms. Because it’s the best hotel in Auckland Central for a romantic weekend it’s also an amazing wedding venue. And the perfect place for an executive retreat.

Sofitels location is impeccable. It’s in the Viaduct Harbour, a short walk from everything in Auckland’s CBD. There’s spectacular views from the marina view rooms, and all rooms have a balcony. Best of all it’s A close walk to many of Auckland’s finest restaurants, don’t miss Baduzzi in Wynyard Quarter.

The Sebel Hotel at Viaduct Harbour in the evening

This is an apartment hotel in Auckland city, and doesn’t have all of the amenities you might expect from a quality hotel. However The Sebel Viaduct Harbour makes up for it with its location. This is right in the heart of the Viaduct above some of Auckland’s finest restaurants. It can be a little noisy on Weekend nights as it’s in the busiest part of the viaduct. The higher the room the less noise there is. You will be spoilt for choice of restaurants. No other Auckland CBD hotel puts you into the action of the Viaduct Harbour nightlife like the Sebel.

M Social 4 star family hotel in Auckland CBD Viaduct Harbour Waterfront

M Social is a great 4 star hotel in Auckland’s central business district right across the road from the Viaduct Harbour. Because it’s such a great location on Auckland’s waterfront many of the rooms have fabulous sea views.

It’s at the top end of 4 star hotels in Auckland CBD, I’d almost call it a 5 star. With 190 rooms it’s quite large, perfect for families and couples. It’s really close to the Ferry Terminal, Britomart train station and obviously the Viaduct Harbour. This is a top quality 4 star hotel in Auckland CBD with a lot of  activities located nearby. The only negative is it doesn’t have a pool.

QT Hotel Auckland CBD

QT Hotel Auckland CBD is located on the edge of Viaduct harbour. It’s an easy walk to Queen street and pretty much anywhere in the CBD. QT hotels are known for their quirky decor, and this one is no exception. With it’s excellent restaurant AND a rooftop bar this has become one of the places to be seen in Auckland CBD. A great summer hotel due to it’s waterfront location.

SO/ Auckland Hotel sexy bath with amazing city views

Located in Auckland Central’s Britomart district SO/ Auckland Hotel is one of Auckland CBD’s newest 5 star hotels. It’s hip modern decor sets it apart from other Auckland Hotels. Because it’s location is so central the Viaduct Harbour and Queen Street are an easy walk away.

This is a great location for younger couples and business travelers who like the nightlife. It’s close to Auckland’s main concert venue Spark Arena so it’s great for New Zealanders visiting Auckland for a concert.

Grand Mercure 5 star Hotel Auckland CBD Britomart

Recent renovations make Britomart’s Mövenpick Hotel Auckland CBD one of the top 5 star hotels in Auckland’s central business district. Located in the heart of Britomart, on Customs Street East at the foot of Queen Street in the Auckland CBD.

Britomart is a very central location and handy to everything on the Auckland waterfront. So why not take a ferry to a Waiheke Island, or stroll to the Viaduct Harbour. Shop Auckland’s CBD or take a train to Newmarket, Auckland’s best shopping district.

Mövenpick Hotel Auckland is a 5 star Auckland hotel with clean, modern well decorated rooms in a central Britomart location, great for couples or business travellers.

The Hotel Britomart in Britomart Square

The Hotel Britomart is one of Auckland CBD’s best hotels. This stylish 5 star hotel is superbly located in Britomart, it’s one of the best locations in Auckland, with boutique shopping, restaurants great access to ferries, trains, and the Auckland waterfront.

5 star Fable Auckland Boutique Hotel on Queen Street in Auckland CBD

Voted the best new hotel in the world 2018 Fable Auckland oozes old world style and luxury. It’s a 5 star hotel located at the bottom end of Queen street in a historic building. A prime location next to the best shopping in the CBD, a close walk to one of Auckland best restaurants Cassia. A stone’s throw from Britomart and 5 minutes walk from Viaduct Harbour. This Auckland CBD hotel has location and style. Great for local couples on a romantic weekend, and couples visiting Auckland for a holiday. The rooms are beautiful but they are not huge so it’s better for a weekend or an overnight than a long stay with lots of luggage.

Stamford Plaza Fitness Centre - now JW Marriott

JW Marriott Auckland (formerly Stamford Plaza) is a 5 star hotel in Auckland central with some very luxurious suites. This large hotel has 283 rooms and 3 restaurants. It’s located on Albert Street, a central city location roughly halfway between Skycity and the Viaduct Harbour. Most of Auckland’s attractions are in easy walking distance but none are on the doorstep either.

Don’t miss The Grove Restaurant located a few minutes walk away and consistently one of Auckland’s best restaurants for many years. This is a great CBD hotel for business travelers.

Hotels Near Auckland University

Auckland University is located on the eastern side of Auckland CBD. If you have meetings or are attending a conference at the University then these are the closest CBD hotels to the University of Auckland.

The 5 star Pullman Hotel in Auckland's CBD is near Auckland University and is regarded as one of Auckland's best hotels.

Pullman Auckland is a 5 star hotel located on the Corner of Princess Street and Waterloo Quadrant in Auckland’s CBD. Being next to Auckland University, Old Government house and Albert Park, t’s a short walk through Albert Park to the fabulous Auckland Art Gallery and only  a 20 minute walk to the Viaduct Harbour.

This is one of Auckland Central’s older 5 star hotels but has been renovated and is of a high standard. Pullman Auckland City is great for business travelers, older couples and families.

Copthorne 4 star business hotel in Auckland CBD for Families and Business Travelers

Copthorne Hotel Auckland is 4 star hotel in downtown Auckland. It’s a little further out than some other options, but it is a pleasant hotel in walking distance of the city centre. It’s very close to Auckland University. The hotel has a small conference centre. It’s quite a walk to Auckland’s bars and restaurants from here, so you may end up spending more on taxis here than in other locations.

The Quadrant Hotel & Suites

the quadrant 4 star hotel studio bedroom

The Quadrant Hotel and Suites is a adequate hotel at a reasonable price in a slightly off central location, but still in easy walking distance of all of downtown Auckland. It’s also close to Auckland University.

This is a cost effective, clean, safe place to stay but not really a desirable place to stay. You don’t come here for a romantic getaway, you come because your budget won’t stretch to something nicer. There is nothing wrong with the hotel or the location but it won’t be the highlight of your trip.

Hotels Near The Sky Tower in Central Auckland

The Sky Tower is an Auckland icon. Built by Skycity in 1997 as part of the Skycity Casino and Hotel complex it is a must do attraction in Auckland city. The Skycity complex contains a Casino, The Sky Tower, a popular theatre and at last count 20 bars and restaurants of very high standard, some of Auckland finest in fact. Skycity have essentially created their own attraction, and it’s only set to get bigger with a third Skycity Hotel ‘Horizon‘ and New Zealand’s largest convention centre opening in 2020.

Skycity Hotel Suite 4 star hotel Auckland for business, couples and families

The 4 star cousin to the Skycity Grand Hotel. This is also an exceptional hotel for anyone visiting Auckland city. Offering all the same central Auckland location benefits as Skycity Grand at a slightly lower price point. The rooms are almost as luxuriously appointed.

It’s great for anyone traveling to Auckland for any length of stay. Popular with business travelers, couples and families it offers something for everyone. Don’t miss the views from the Sky Tower or the fabulous restaurants of central Auckland’s Federal Street.

SkyCity Grand Hotel Best Auckland City Centre Business and Family Hotel

SkyCity Grand is consistently among the best hotels in Auckland CBD. Thanks to it’s location in the middle of Auckland’s central business district, with many of Auckland’s best restaurants literally on the doorstep. This genuine 5 star hotel has everything you need for a holiday or a business trip. It’s part of the SkyCity complex including the SkyTower, SkyCity theatres and the SkyCity Casino. If you don’t stay here it’s still a must visit location while in Auckland.

This hotel has spacious well appointed rooms that are impeccably maintained. It has all of the facilities you could hope for in an Auckland city hotel including valet parking, gym, and spa.

Horizon Hotel

Currently under construction. This long delayed hotel is finally scheduled to open in early 2024 and is now taking bookings from 1 March 2024. Horizon will be a 5 star hotel in Auckland, and  will be connected to SkyCity and the Sky Tower via an air-bridge over Hobson Street. Horizon Hotel is being built to service the growth in demand for accommodation from the new New Zealand International Convention Centre (Also currently under construction – but delayed by a major fire in 2019). Horizon will be one of Auckland’s finest 5 star hotels when it finally opens.

5 star Crowne Plaza Hotel Auckland Spa Suite

Located in Central Auckland the 5 star Crowne Plaza Hotel is great for families. It is close to Aotea Square, 10 pin bowling, movies, restaurants, the sky tower and all that Auckland has to offer. There is a mall downstairs and it’s a 2 minute walk to Queen Street and 10 minutes to the Viaduct. This is a great location for families with young kids or teenagers.

Auckland Business Hotel Rydges Hotel Auckland exterior at night

Rydges Hotel is an excellent 4 star Auckland city hotel located on Federal Street. Because of it’s CBD location it’s a short walk to all the attractions in central Auckland.

A solid 4 star hotel, it provides comfortable rooms at a variety of price points ideal for business travellers with a medium budget looking for Auckland CBD Accommodation. Because they get so many business travelers most rooms contain a small desk suitable for computer work.

Heritage 4 star Hotel in Auckland CBD

This 4 Star Hotel is located in Auckland CBD so it’s a fairly short walk to the Viaduct and to the Sky Tower, however it’s a little further to Queen Street. It has a excellent heated rooftop pool making it a firm favorite with families. For serious swimmers it’s also got an indoor lap pool. Look out for their excellent school holiday deals.

President Hotel Auckland Central

Cheap 3 Star President Hotel in Auckland CBD

President Hotel is a cheap 3 star hotel with a great location in downtown Auckland. The rooms a clean well kept, it offers excellent value for money for anyone travelling on a budget. The two room family suite is great value for those travelling with children. Close to Queen Street, the SkyTower and in easy walking distance of Viaduct Harbour or Spark Arena, the location is right in the heart of Auckland CBD.

Hotels Near Aotea Square

These hotels are near Aotea Square and Aotea Centre in the middle of Auckland’s Queen Street which runs through the heart of Auckland CBD. They’re cheaper than hotels on the waterfront but still reasonably close to all key attractions. This is a good location if you are visiting a show at Aotea Centre, The Civic Theatre or Auckland Town Hall.

Grand Millennium 4 star family Hotel in Auckland CBD

This 4 Star Hotel is located in Auckland City in the central business district. It’s a little older but really nice. It has a choice of 2 restaurants within the hotel. A great pool and a very grand lobby and lounge bar. This is at the higher end of 4 star hotels in Auckland and is great for business travelers, couples or families who want accommodation in central Auckland..

Airedale Boutique Suites Hotel Auckland Exterior at Night Now Airedale Boutique Suites Hotel

Airedale Boutique Suites (formerly Scenic Hotel) is located on Queen Street in the Heart of Auckland City well priced hotel is in a great location. It’s cheaper than many others that ate located this central and better appointed than most hotels that are cheaper. This is great for couples on a budget.

It’s close to Aotea Square but you walk out the door onto Queen Street all of Auckland CBD is a only a short walk away. Renovated in 2020 it’s in great condition.

4 star Hotel room with city views at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Auckland CBD

Four Points by Sheraton is a clean modern 4 star hotel on Auckland’s Queen Street. It offers spectacular views from rooms on high floors. The location is great. It’s a 15-20 minute walk to Viaduct Harbour and 5 minutes to the Sky Tower, but there is plenty to see and do close by as well. Aotea Centre is a 1 minute walk and Auckland City’s excellent art gallery is also close by. This is a great option for any business trip.

As of July 2019 the Four Point’s hotel is also home to the highest rooftop cocktail bar in Auckland CBD. ‘The Churchill’ offers magnificent views and a wide selection of gin based cocktails.

4 star Parkside Hotel Auckland

Parkside Hotel (formerly Amora Hotel) is a really well priced 4 star hotel in Auckland CBD. It’s on the top end of Grey’s Ave close to the bars and clubs of Auckland’s K Road. It overlooks the picturesque Meyer’s park. Do not be tempted to walk through Meyers park alone at night.

This hotel is great for couples. Some of the rooms have spa baths. It’s is a long walk to many of Auckland’s attractions and popular restaurant districts, that is reflected in the price. The hotel itself is a solid 4 star. The pool is very small not suitable for lap swimming.

Auckland City Hotel

3 star Auckland City Hotel

This 3 star Hotel is in a historic building in Auckland’s central business district. It’s not the most desirable location in the CBD, but it is in walking distance from everywhere you want to be. If you can’t afford to be in the Viaduct this is a great option. It’s clean and well kept with consistently good reviews. There is some car parking available. This hotel has a little more character than many in others in the cheaper price range and is great value.

Upper CBD & K’Road Hotels

These hotels are located at the upper end of Auckland’s central business district. They’re a long walk to most of Auckland’s popular attractions and that’s reflected in the price.

The 5 star Cordis Auckland Hotel is one of the best hotels in central Auckland.

This is a beautiful and well appointed hotel that has been recently renovated. The heated rooftop pool is one of Auckland City’s best hotel pools. Eight Restaurant offers eight different kitchens each offering their own cuisine, they really do cater to every taste.

Located in at the top end of the CBD this 5 star hotel is a long walk from the Viaduct Harbour and Auckland’s waterfront attractions. It is located over the road from a cemetery which may be of concern to some guests, but for most it is just a beautiful park like view.

Cordis Hotel is close to the Auckland Domain, Auckland Hospital, and the French Cafe. It’s great for couples, business travelers, and families. It’s good value in comparison to other 5 Star hotels in Auckland Central.

Mercure Auckland Queen Street Hotel

Located near the top of Queen Street Mercure Auckland opens March 2021. Run by the Accor chain it’s a value based option targeted above IBIS and below Novotel. It’s good cheap accommodation on Queen Street, but not a place you’ll write home about. It’s well priced, and while it’s not the part of Queen Street most tourists will want to stay in it is good value all things considered. One of the cheaper hotels in Auckland city centre.

VR Queen Street Hotel

3 star VR Hotel Queen street bedroom suite

Located near the top end of Queen Street the VR Queen Street Hotel is a lower priced hotel. It’s still in the Auckland CBD but it is near the top of Queen Street. If your holidaying here you can still walk anywhere in Auckland Central but it is a bit of a hike back up the hill to your hotel. Consider it part of your fitness regime and you’ll be just fine. The hotel itself is at the nice end of 3 star or the bottom end of 4 star. You’ll be staying here because of the price or vacancy of other hotels but it’s actually a nice place to spend a few days. It’s close to K Roads bars and nightclubs. It’s also close to the townhall and Aotea square.

Lower CBD Hotels

These hotels are all in the lower Auckland CBD, so while they’re not quite waterfront, they’re not to far off it. These hotels get you close to Britomart and the Viaduct without the price tag.

The 5 star Hotel DeBrett is one of Auckland's best Boutique Hotel in Auckland CBD light up at night.

Hotel DeBrett is a beautifully restored and renovated Art Deco themed 5 star Boutique Hotel located on High Street in the heart of Auckland City. It’s proximity to Shortland Street makes it perfect for business people who are needing to be in the city centre. It’s got plenty of character and history, with only 25 rooms you will be well looked after. It’s an easy walk to Britomart and the Viaduct Harbour. This is a great central location. If you’re staying here don’t miss dining at the nearby Cassia restaurant.

Holiday Inn Express Auckland City Centre views

Holiday Inn Express is a newly opened (2022) budget hotel in Auckland’s CBD. It’s in a n excellent location just off Queen Street and in easy walk of everywhere you’ll want to go. The hotel offers free breakfast and the rooms are modern and well designed. It’s a comfortable budget hotel in the CBD.

voco Auckland City Centre bar

The top half of the Holiday Inn Express building is reserved for sister brand voco. It’s a luxurious upmarket option with a sustainable twist. Great restaurant, and even better rooftop bar. voco Auckland is perfect for anyone looking for an upscale hotel in the CBD. It will be popular with couples. Opened in May 2022 it is one of Auckland’s newest hotels.

Avani Metropolis Hotel in Auckland CBD

Avani Metropolis Auckland Residences is an apartment hotel. The rooms are studio, 1 bedroom of 2 bedroom apartments with cooking facilities. The hotel has access to the buildings gym and pools which are excellent.

Avani Hotel is between Kitchener Street and High Street which is an excellent central location. The Hotel itself has no restaurant but there are many excellent restaurants on High Street. Vivace Restaurant is not to be missed. Or a short walk will take you to Cassia, Auckland’s best equal restaurant in 2019.

4 star CityLife Hotel Auckland Room for Business Travelers

CityLife is a 4 star hotel in a central location on Auckland Queen Street. It’s a 15 minute walk to Viaduct Harbour down Auckland’s main street. Rooms range from simple and functional to the extravagant Penthouse suite. If you have business in the CBD and are on a moderate budget this is a great option.

IBIS budget 3 star hotel in dontown Auckland

IBIS Budget Auckland Central is a 3 star hotel offering compact affordable accommodation in a very central location. It’s just off Auckland’s Queen Street. In easy walking distance of any of Auckland CBDs main attractions. This hotel is great for anyone travelling on a budget. Keep your expectations as low as they keep the price.

Jucy Snooze Auckland

Juicy Snooze cheep hotel room in Aukland suitable for families.

Jucy Snooze offers both private rooms and shared dormitory rooms. Private rooms are available in Double, Triple or Family. They are really cheap, and well run but don’t expect a 3 star hotel. What you get is a really cheap hotel room in downtown Auckland. If your expecting the Hilton then look elsewhere.

Auckland City CBD and Viaduct Harbour

Experience the Best Hotels in Auckland CBD

Discover the ultimate comfort and convenience of staying in a hotel in the heart of Auckland’s Central Business District (CBD). Whether you’re here for business, leisure, or a bit of both, choosing an Auckland city hotel ensures you’re never far from the city’s vibrant atmosphere, top attractions, and bustling business centers. With a diverse range of accommodations, from luxury suites to budget-friendly rooms, hotels in Auckland CBD cater to every traveler’s needs. Enjoy world-class amenities, stunning harbor views, and the city’s culture and nightlife right at your doorstep. Your ideal Auckland experience begins with the right choice of accommodation, and there’s no better place to start than right here in the CBD.