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I travelled up to Auckland with my best friend for a concert. We chose the Shakespeare Hotel as it was extremely cheap, and we were pleasantly surprised at how great the hotel was for the price. We came up on the weekend of Oktoberfest, and...More
Small restaurant above the noisy bar. Good food, good prices (for New Zealand), good service. Nice, cozy atmosphere. Try the kilo of green-lip mussels, a local specialty. Others in our party tried lamb/mint bangers and mash, beef stout pie and bbq ribs. All good and...More
We checked in for two nights. It's was cheap and easy to find. The bar is average size and could be a little cramped if too many people came in. Our room was on the top floor which was five flights of stairs up. There...More
The hotel is very central to all of the bars and restaurants of Auckland however the rooms are very small. The rooms are clean and tired however they do have everything you could need, just no space to put your luggage or a wardrobe. Therefore...More
We stayed here for two nights in January. When we arrived we were warmly greeted and shown to our room with a big smile. The room itself looked a bit old and could use some refurbishing. The location was the main thing for us when...More
US$58 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
#2 Best Value Hotel in Auckland
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I parked a car overnight in a nearby multi storey carpark. I had read bad reports of the Wilson group of car parks (in addition to locals warning me off!) so I used the one that you access through a hotel (struggling to... More
I parked a car overnight in a nearby multi storey carpark. I had read bad reports of the Wilson group of car parks (in addition to locals warning me off!) so I used the one that you access through a hotel (struggling to remember name right now!) also in Albert Street... Not sure it would take a campervan. Charges for cars overnight reasonable ... as long as you collect car early next morning!
Street parking charges were expensive by comparison...
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"Ask for room that faces away from the main road. Construction is on-going so it'll get a bit noisy till..."