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VR Auckland City

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Devonport, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Great little apartment for short stays with everything you could want for comfort and convenience. Good view over the city and harbour. Very noisy traffic though until late evenings if you opened the door or window for fresh air. Breakfast provisions were good but unusual, though not my preference for breakfast they were great snacks throughout the day! Quite handy...

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear Kate I am so pleased you enjoyed your short stopover with us as we enjoyed looking after you. Please stay in touch with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future!

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2014

The hotel is basic, clean and well serviced. It is centrally located in the hear of Auckland city and within easy walking distance to all the major attractions including the beautiful wharf area. Highly recommend for a family looking for affordable, clean, comfortable accommodation in Auckland.

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa It is great to hear that you were able to take advantage of our central location and explored the City. It is wonderful to know that you would recommend this hotel. Thank you and please stay in touch with us via Facebook and Twitter so we can provide you with our best rates for your return!

Sheffield
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We stayed for 3 nights at the City Oaks before embarking on a cruise out of Auckland. Have to agree with the comments of the last two reviewers, very comfortable, quiet accommodation, but in a slightly run down area. We never seemed to get into travelling by bus and walked down past the Sky Tower to the city centre and...

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear SheffieldPip We are very glad to hear that you had a very positive experience! and thank you for your review of our property and your positive comments on our friendly and helpful staff. I am so proud of our team and how they continue to perform to a high service level. Take care and I hope to welcome you...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Well maintained and surprisingly quiet apartments. Location was useful for entertainment on K'Road, but not very good for transit. In-room information guide seems a little out of date and I was next to impossible to figure out what TV channel I was on. My fare included 'lite continental breakfast' - don't expect much from this - it was a breakfast/oat...

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are very glad to hear that you had a very positive experience! Please stay in touch with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future!

Wirral
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Just a few blocks up from the iconic Sky Tower this apartment style hotel is easy to find. The rooms are well equipped with a oven, washing machine and microwave. There is no need for a car and parking is expensive, $25NZ per night. The area immediately around the hotel is a little run down with an overnight shelter/mission in...

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest It is great to hear that you were able to take advantage of our central location and explored the City. We appreciate your feedback, it will assist us in improving our services for future guests. Please stay in touch with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2013

After a long car ride straight from wellington at 9.00pm the last thing we wanted was being unable to find a place to stay. After a pleasant stay in 2010 we thought we'd give this place another go.. Immediately we were given a room at a super competitive price considering it was just after christmas in the cbd. We wanted...

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear 88Ge0ff It is great to hear that you had a first class stay with us! I am so pleased you enjoyed your short stopover with us as we enjoyed looking after you. I have passed your kind comments on to the team regarding their service so thank you for sharing this with us. Please stay in touch with us...

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Just as the title says, this hotel had everything we needed for our 3 nights' stay. Location is great, walking distance to Queen street area and public transport options including the airport express bus. The room was clean, well equipped with… kitchen appliances, even a washing machine. Free wifi connection was provided to ensure communication with those we had to...

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear tnorby Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are very glad to hear that you had a very positive experience and happy to see that you embraced what we offer here at our property. Great rooms, Great price, Great location. Take care and I hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2013

good location within city. close to most of public transport. rooms were well services with all necessary things........ enjoyed my stay with family.Room clean also bathroom large. light breakfast was also provided.

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear Atif S Thank you for your positive feedback on our hotel.We are very glad to hear that you had a very positive experience! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Room was very functional with kitchen including washer/dryer, which we did not use. The breakfast provided was in the fridge when we checked in and was enough for both of us the next morning. It is walking distance to restaurants, etc.

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Dear Elsie H Thank you for your review and I am so pleased you enjoyed your short stopover with us as we enjoyed looking after you. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 11 December 2013

The day we arrived to the hotel the staff at the check in desk were so helpful. We booked a 2 bed-roomed apartment. When we went to the apartment, I noticed in my room there was a huge dead moth under the curtain, which goes out onto the balcony. Showing that maybe the room wasn't hoovered properly the last time...

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UdaiSarin, Manager at VR Auckland City, responded to this review

Dear lissahhh Thank you so much for your feedback and please accept my sincere apologies that your experience was less that top notch. Firstly we do apologize for the dead moth you found in your room, it properly flew in through the open window or balcony door by us to get some fresh air. We do apologize we were fully...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about VR Auckland City

Address: 188 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $123 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — VR Auckland City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Auckland City Oaks Hotel Auckland Central
Oaks On Hobson
VR Auckland City New Zealand
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#27 Luxury Hotel in Auckland
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“All rooms are well located”
dereks975, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“City view rooms do not have balconies. Balcony rooms are located on the Hobson St side of the hotel.”
KBNZ73, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“There is a data limit on the free wifi. The bath towels were rolled up on the bed, (I was looking for them in the bathroom, go figure.)”
  • View from my room. The clouds were part of Tropical Cyclone Cooke.
neutr0nj, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Less view at the back but would definitely be quieter than rooms facing the street.”
sharpette, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room was on ground floor near lift but very quiet”
Puppycatbrisvegas, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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