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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Top quality beachside accommodation for corporate and leisure travellers. 39 superbly appointed suites and motel units with kitchen facilities nestled amongst sub tropical gardens. Free wireless internet, free off-street parking, BBQ area, swimming pool and guest laundry. Takapuna, on Auckland's North Shore, is only 10 minutes from the CBD via the Harbour Bridge. The beach is recognized as one of Auckland's finest with safe swimming, sail boat hire and miles of glorious sand for walking or jogging. We also offer a luxury, 3 bedroom self contained holiday home (min stay 3 nights) and two bedroom villas (min stay 5 nights) - ideal holiday letting and short term rental accommodation.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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The location here is second to none, literally seconds from the beach. We stayed in one of the adjoining properties and were very fortunate with the house, facilities and the staff at the Emerald Inn were amazing. A huge backyard with a barby made exercising the kids easy and
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This motel is set in a beautiful location with well maintained gardens. Rooms are very clean and toiletries are provided an add bonus when you’ve been travelling for 26 hrs and brain not quite functioning properly because of the fatigue. Beach, cafes,shops and restaurants all
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Our stay at the Emerald Inn was for only one night en route from Bay of Islands to Rotorua, and it was certainly very conveniently placed to avoid having to go into central Auckland. It was also in a quiet and attractive location. However, our time there was dominated by a
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Response from Emeraldinn, Manager at Emerald Inn
Responded 5 weeks ago
Thank you for your review....we hope one day you get the chance to return and enjoy the tranquility of The Emerald Inn. safe travels...........and kind regards
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As a last minute booking the staff were very accommodating. Although there was no food available, the location is a very short walk to the main beach cafe and Takapuna central isn’t far. The pool is lovely although it was very cold I still gave it a go!
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Response from Emeraldinn, Manager at Emerald Inn
Responded 19 Jan 2019
Thank you for your review - thrilled you enjoyed your stay and we do hope to welcome you again soon!
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Stayed here with family over New year. Very convenient location near lovely bars, cafes and restaurants. Had a great stay. Excellent on site facilities. Would highly recommend and would certainly stay again.
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Response from Emeraldinn, Manager at Emerald Inn
Responded 19 Jan 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review. Certainly look forward to welcoming you to The Emerald Inn again soon!
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Jungle Room
Eating area and patio doors to pool area
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Twin beds - 2 bedroom suite
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Spa Studio
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Bathroom Promenade Studio
Do your studio rooms have air conditioner?
No air conditioning. That is typical for NZ. The rooms have fans.
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Do your studio rooms have air condition?
No. They have free standing fans but no ac.
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Good Afternoon Tim, Our check-in time is from 12pm, however if you book from the night before, you will be able to go straight to your room on arrival. If this isn't an option for you, you are more than welcome to leave any luggage you will have with you in reception until the room is ready for you to check-in. Hope this helps answer any questions Tim. Kind Regards, Shontarna
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I have to say that in all the times I have traveled back to New Zealand it has never taken me more than an hour to clear customs and leave the airport. The trip to Takapuna would depend on which day of the week you were travelling. If it was a working day then peak hour traffic could be a problem and the usual 1/2 hr trip could turn into 11/2 hrs. Great choice for accommodation but you may have difficulty in checking in that early if it is fully booked which it often is. Good Luck.
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"Just make sure you know what you have requested!!!"
"Rooms upstairs, 2nd level, have a better view but you have to carry your own luggage up the stairs"
"Corner suites are very quiet."
"all the rooms i think are the same,a nice quite location"
"Possibly specify one off the road frontage but it really wasn't a great annoyance. Others around the pool area are just a little nicer."
US$153 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandNorth IslandAucklandNorth ShoreTakapuna
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