Free, Fast Wifi is a Something You Should Expect in All Hotels

Unbelievably in 2021 some hotels still think it’s OK to charge as much as $15 for wifi. While other hotels offer wifi so slow and patchy you can barely check you email let alone watch Netflix. These Auckland hotels all offer Free Wifi.

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 has to offer. Not only is a great hotel they have great Wifi. It’s free and fast enough to enjoy watching, whatever you choose to watch when you alone in a hotel.

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

Located a short walk from Park Hyatt in in the Viaduct Harbour is the equally superb Sofitel Auckland. Sofitel brings their famous french flair to Auckland with this luxurious and stylish hotel. And in addition to beautiful rooms and food, they’ve also laid on the free wifi so you can ignore your family and your luxurious surroundings and stare at you phone or laptop instead.

The Hotel Britomart in Britomart Square

The Hotel Britomart opened in October 2020 and immediately became one of Auckland’s finest. Smart contemporary design with soul is what they promise. The Hotel is certified as NZ’s first 5 Green Star hotel. Don’t worry it has 5 regular stars as well. This is top end luxury right in the centre of Auckland’s most fashionable spot. The Hotel Britomart offers free wifi in all rooms.

QT Hotel Auckland CBD

QT Hotel Auckland CBD is located on the edge of the 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. Because of the fabulous rooftop bar and excellent restaurant, this has become one of the places to be seen in Auckland CBD. A great summer hotel due to its waterfront location. It’s also got excellent free wifi.

Sudima Hotel in Auckland Central

Sudima Auckland City is a 4 star hotel with free wifi. It’s located close to the Convention Centre and SkyCity Casino. Perfect for business travellers, it has good motorway access and is in the CBD. You can walk to anywhere in town from here.

The Sebel Hotel at Viaduct Harbour in the evening

This is an apartment hotel and doesn’t have all of the amenities you might expect from a quality hotel. It does however have free wifi. The Sebel Viaduct Harbour is in a superb location, 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.

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

M Social is a great 4 star hotel with free wifi in Auckland’s central business district, right across the road from the Viaduct Harbour. Because it’s in such a great location on Auckland’s waterfront, many 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 pretty large, perfect for families and couples. It’s close to the ferry terminal and Britomart train station, right on the waterfront near the Viaduct Harbour. This is a top-quality 4 star hotel with a lot of activities located nearby. The only negative is it doesn’t have a pool.

SO/ Auckland Hotel sexy bath with amazing city views

Located in Auckland Central’s Britomart district SO/ Auckland Hotel is one of Auckland’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. And of course it has free wifi or it wouldn’t be on this list.

Grand Mercure 5 star Hotel Auckland CBD Britomart

Recent renovations make Britomart’s Grand Mercure Auckland Hotel 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.

Grand Mercure is a 5 star Auckland hotel with clean, modern well decorated rooms in a central Britomart location, great for couples or business travellers. All rooms have complimentary wifi.

5 star Grand Windsor Boutique Hotel on Queen Street in Auckland CBD

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. They have complimentary hi speed wifi in all rooms.

Stamford Plaza Auckland at Night

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 within 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. It has air conditioning and free wifi.

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 that offers free wifi. It’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 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 and offers free wifi. 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. It does however have free wifi.

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. Offering all the same central Auckland location benefits as Skycity Grand at a slightly lower price point. The rooms are almost as luxuriously appointed and all come with free wifi.

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. 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 Auckland city hotel including valet parking, gym, free wifi, and a spa.

Auckland Business Hotel Rydges Hotel Auckland exterior at night

Rydges Hotel is an excellent 4 star business hotel located on Auckland’s 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 with free wifi 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. They offer free wifi but it’s capped at 2GB per 24 gust per day.

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. Free wifi and one of the cheapest buffet breakfasts in town make this a great spot if you are travelling on a budget.

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.

Cordis Hotel is 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 Central and it has high speed free wifi.

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. Of course they offer free wifi.

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. It’s also got free wifi.

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

This scenic hotel is located on Queen Street in the Heart of Auckland City. It’s a well priced hotel in a great location. It’s cheaper than many others that are located this central, and better appointed than most hotels that are cheaper. This makes it a 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. They have free wifi in all rooms.

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 with free wifi 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 and all have free wifi. 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. The wifi here is free but only 500MB per stay. So expect to have to pay if you’re here more than a night or two or do anything more than check a few emails.

Ohtel Auckland

Ohtel is a beautiful new 5 star hotel in Auckland’s Viaduct. It’s got stylish mid century modern furniture and best of all free wifi in all the rooms. It’s only a short walk from at least 50 restaurants and close to Britomart Station. This is a great part of Auckland for tourists.

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 and it has free wifi.

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. VR Queen Street offers free wifi.

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, its also got free wifi. And with only 25 rooms you know 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.

Avani Metropolis Hotel in Auckland CBD

Avani Metropolis Auckland Residences is an apartment hotel with free wifi. 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. 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. They offer free wifi but limit it to 2 GB.

IBIS Budget Auckland Central

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. They do however offer free wifi with is a plus in a budget hotel.

The Best Free Wifi Hotels in Auckland

  • Park Hyatt
  • Cordis
  • The Grand by SkyCity
  • Sofitel Viaduct Harbour
  • QT Auckland
  • The Hotel Britomart
  • Hotel DeBrett
  • SkyCity Hotel
  • Sudima Auckland City
  • Crowne Plaza Auckland