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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We hadn't pre booked accomodation. Arrived in Takapuna late afternoon to find our choice of motel accomodation limited due no vacancy signs up on both our first choice trip advisor motels. We desparately wanted to stay in Takapuna so accepted last room available at trip advisors 4th ranked motel. The room (studio with 3 beds ) was compact and basic....

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Great location and nice rooms. Only downside was the dangerous whitetail spider that woke me up and walked all over me during the night (scary!). Pest control was called, but not after spraying room myself and another (sleepless) night. Was advised area is normally sprayed and controlled every 6 weeks, so I was just "unlucky".

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Spent a week here with my husband. First time to New Zealand. Great location! Apartments are supplied with what everything you need. The only negative is the Internet is a total rip off. Most places now offer free wifi when staying here but not here.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The Emerald Inn is in a great location, just a stroll down the road to Takapuna beach and within walking distance to plenty of shops, restaurants and bus stops. We stayed in a ground floor one bedroom apartment at the back of the complex, which was clean comfortable and really quiet. The complex is surrounded by plants and trees giving...

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Elora, Canada
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This hotel is a short walk to the ocean front, yet offers a quiet and comfortable stay. The hotel owners are extraordinarily helpful. The hotel is close to city of Auckland Transit, excellent restaurants and shopping. The beach front offers incredible walking opportunities. Chose low tide times to avoid getting wet.

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Gladstone, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The complex is set amongst lush tropical gardens and palm trees only a minutes walk from Takapuna beach and numerous bars, clubs & restaurants along Hurstmere Rd and only 5 mins walk to the Shore City Mall. The apartment was spacious, clean, comfortable and well equipped, although a ceiling fan would have been a nice addition. The pool was crystal...

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LLANDRINIO
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Ideal location to enjoy and explore the Takepuna area. 2 minutes walk from the lovely Takepuna Beach,ideal for walking and watching all the surf boaders,windsurfers, wave cutters etc. Close to many good value restaurants. The accommodation offers good size bedroom with comfortable bed, ensuite shower,and kitchen area with microwave, kettle and fridge. All nice and clean. Lovely gardens around a...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We had a great stay here. The apartment was so spacious with everything we needed. two large bedrooms with kitchen facilities. Clean, ideal location - right next door to our favourite café!! Next time in Auckland, this is where we will stay, so convenient.

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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

So close to the beach, quiet the times Iv stayed . Rooms are older in style , old roughcast ceilings, older fittings bathrooms rather Average small tired older style fittings . Gardens are tropical and very nice . Receptionist average rather uninterested, no personal warmth or welcome . Only dined in for breakfast once was ok. Great location to takapuna...

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Stayed in 508, not ready when arrived and was told rudely by receptionist. Beautiful grounds, very tight parking, pool area not overly clean, dining room poorly furnished and reception area looking tired. 508 is needing a total overhaul, looking tired and dated, Dining chairs and table mismatch, sofa cushions dirty, overall cleaning average, but bedding clean and comfy bed. Ceilings...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Top quality beachside accommodation for corporate and leisure travellers. 39 superbly appointed suites and motel units with kitchen facilities nestled amongst sub tropical gardens. Wireless internet, BBQ area, guest laundry, swimming pool and spa. Breakfasts available Mon-Fri. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Inn

Address: 16 The Promenade | Takapuna, Takapuna 1309, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range: $203 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Emerald Hotel Takapuna
Emerald Hotel Auckland
Emerald Inn Takapuna, Auckland, North Island
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“Room in the back is a lot quieter; the two-bedroom suites are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipM852, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room off the main road for more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles suzir953, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter towards the back. Upper rooms get better views of the foliage etc but there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles U398XSkarenm, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for Room 532, better views and outlook”
 of 5 bubbles johnfO1785ZB, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bigger rooms available for families. Room was near road but quiet. Rooms opposite may have been quieter though.”
 of 5 bubbles F2580YSjeanm, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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