These are the best hotels in Auckland. While other hotels are just a place to sleep these hotels combine luxury, location, character and amenities to create a hotel experience you will remember forever.

Best Hotels in Auckland CBD

Hilton Hotel Auckland

Auckland is known as the City of Sails. A stay at the Hilton literally puts you out on the harbour amongst the yachts. It’s located on the tip of Princess wharf. The views of Auckland’s waterfront are incredible. This hotel is located next to Viaduct Harbour which is a must do location to visit, with more restaurant choices than you’ll be able to try during your stay. It’s a short walk to Auckland’s Central business District, Britomart Train Station and the Maritime Museum. It’s also next to the ferry terminal. As you would expect from the Hilton the rooms are generously sized luxuriously appointed. The heated outdoor pool offers incredible views across to Devonport. Perfect for executive business travellers, couple getaways or families. This 5 star hotel isn’t cheap but it is an experience you will never forget.

Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

This is the most luxurious hotel in Auckland. It’s lobby and shared spaces are incredible as are the rooms. It’s the best hotel in Auckland for a romantic weekend. It’s also an amazing wedding venue, or the perfect place for an executive retreat. The location is impeccable. It’s in the Viaduct Harbour, a short walk from everything Auckland has to offer but just far enough away from the bars that it is quieter than some other centrally located hotels. Boasting an amazing day spa, and first class restaurants it’s an experience not to be missed. There’s spectacular views from the marina view rooms. All rooms have a balcony. It’s A close walk to many of Auckland’s best restaurants, don’t miss Baduzzi in Wynyard Quarter.

The Sebel Hotel Viaduct Harbour

This is an apartment hotel and doesn’t have all of the amenities you might expect from a quality hotel. However it makes up for it with it’s 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 hotel puts you into the action of the Viaduct Harbour nightlife like the Sebel.

SkyCity Grand Hotel

SkyCity Grand is consistently among the best hotels in Auckland. 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 a hotel including valet parking, gym, and spa.

SO/ Auckland Hotel

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

Cordis Auckland Hotel

Located in at the top end of town this 5 star hotel is a long walk from the Viaduct Harbour and Auckland’s waterfront attractions. It’s located over the road from a cemetery which may be of concern to some guests. It’s a beautiful and well appointed hotel that has been recently renovated. It’s close to the Auckland Domain, Middlemore 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.

Grand Mercure Auckland Hotel

Grand Mercure Hotel is recently renovated and located in the heart of Auckland CBD on Customs Street East at the foot of Queen Street. It’s very central and handy to anything on the Auckland waterfront. Take a ferry to a Waiheke Island, or stroll to the Viaduct Harbour. Shop Auckland’s CBD or take a Train to Newmarket for Auckland’s best shopping district. This 5 star hotel has clean, modern well decorated rooms in a central location.

Skycity Hotel

The 4 star cousin to the Skycity Grand Hotel. This is also an exceptional hotel for anyone visiting Auckland. Offering all the same location benefits as Skycity Grand at a slightly lower price point. The rooms are almost 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 SkyTower or the fabulous restaurants of Federal Street.

Pullman Auckland Hotel

Pullman Auckland is a 5 star hotel located on the Corner of Princess Street and Waterloo Quadrant. Next to Auckland University, Old Government house and Albert Park. It’s a short walk through Albert Park to The Fabulous Auckland Art Gallery and a 20 minute walk to the Viaduct Harbour. This is an older hotel but has been renovated and is of a high standard. It’s great for business travelers, older couples and families.

Stamford Plaza Hotel Auckland

Stamford Plaza is a 5 star hotel 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 best for many years. This is a great hotel for business travelers.

Best Boutique Hotels in Auckland

Hotel DeBrett

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.

Hotel Grand Windsor MGallery

Voted the best new hotel in the world 2018 Hotel Grand Windsor oozes old world style and luxury. It’s a 5 star hotel located at the bottom end of Queenstreet 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 stones throw from Britomart and 5 minutes walk from Viaduct Harbour. This hotel has location and style. Great for local couples on a romantic weekend, and couples visiting Auckland for a holiday.

Best Waiheke Island Hotels

Delamore Lodge Waiheke Island

Delamore Lodge is the a true 5 Star Hotel on Waiheke Island. This is an absolutely stunning location. Take either a ferry or a helicopter from Auckland city and stay in this playground for visiting rock stars and celebrities. The views of the Hauraki Gulf are unsurpassed. The infinity pool is an instagramers dream. The food and wine list are an assortment of the best New Zealand has to offer. Pamper yourself or the one you love at Delamore’s day spa. This is a true luxury experience.