Vr Auckland City Hotel

ex. Oaks on Hobson

188 Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand  show map
 4 stars
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Vr Auckland City Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The comfortable Vr Auckland City Hotel is a great place in a central area of Auckland. Residing in an 8-story building, the hotel was opened in 2005 and renovated in 2012.

A short distance to a bus stop enables you to get to The Civic, Auckland Town Hall and Victoria Park Market in no time. Guests will find Auckland city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

A tower and a museum are set within walking distance.

10 minutes' walk to Auckland Art Gallery train station. The hotel is around 20 km from Auckland International airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of soundproof rooms, including Family Two-Bedroom Single Room, Executive One-Bedroom Single Room and Classic One-Bedroom Single Room appointed with multi-channel TV, a laptop safe, individual climate control, a dining area and a CD player. In-room self-catering facilities include coffee/tea makers, a dishwasher and an electric kettle.

Eat & Drink

A free breakfast is served every morning. Guests can enjoy new zealand snacks and meals in Straits Cafe located 200 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers a photocopier and a meeting room together with friendly staff.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature babysitting and cots.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at NZD 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   110.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 1 may stay at the price of NZD 20 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

188 Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Auckland
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Auckland Art Gallery
    2000 ft
  • Britomart
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Straits Cafe (cuisine: International, New Zealand)
    500 ft
  • Giapo Ice Cream & Research Kitchen (cuisine: Kosher, New Zealand)
    1300 ft
Beaches
  • Bethells Beach
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    110

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          Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
          Size: 390 sq. feet
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            Size: 540 sq. feet
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              Family Two-Bedroom Double Room
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                Executive Deluxe One-Bedroom Double Room
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                Size: 455 sq. feet
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                  How to reach hotel

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                  Hotel Address:

                  188 Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Auckland
                    1700 ft
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Auckland Art Gallery
                    2000 ft
                  • Britomart
                    4000 ft
                  • Bus stop
                    400 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Straits Cafe (cuisine: International, New Zealand)
                    500 ft
                  • Giapo Ice Cream & Research Kitchen (cuisine: Kosher, New Zealand)
                    1300 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Bethells Beach
                    1900 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  10 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2012
                  • Number of floors:
                    8
                  • Number of rooms:
                    110

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Aotea Centre - 700 ft
                  • Auckland Town Hall - 1000 ft

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 1400 ft

                  Places of interest

                  • Auckland Council - 400 ft
                  • IAG New Zealand - 1400 ft
                  • OCS New Zealand - 1400 ft
                  • NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research - 1400 ft
                  • Carter Holt Harvey Limited - 1400 ft
                  • ANZ Viaduct Events Centre - 1400 ft
                  • Fletcher Construction Company Limited - 1400 ft
                  • Air New Zealand Limited - 1400 ft
                  • Central City Library - 1400 ft
                  • ASB Bank Limited - 1400 ft
                  • Landcare Research - 1400 ft
                  • ESR – Institute of Environmental Science and Research - 1400 ft
                  • Bruce Mason Centre - 1400 ft
                  • Westpac New Zealand - 1400 ft
                  • Fonterra Co-op Group - 1400 ft
                  • SKYCITY Entertainment Group - 1400 ft
                  • Auckland District Court - 2000 ft
                  • The University of Auckland - 2700 ft

                  Train stations

                  • Auckland Art Gallery - 1700 ft

                  Convention centers

                  • The Civic - 400 ft
                  • Aotea Square - 700 ft
                  • SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre - 1000 ft
                  • ASB Showgrounds - 3300 ft
                  • Viaduct Harbour - 3700 ft

                  Monuments and Landmarks

                  • K Road - 2300 ft
                  • Skytower - 2700 ft

                  Business areas

                  • Victoria Park Market - 2300 ft

                  Local attractions

                  • Parnell - 1.1 mi
                    Parnell Road, Auckland Central
                  • Auckland Harbour Bridge - 1.3 mi
                    Curran St, Auckland Central
                  • Holy Trinity Cathedral - 1.6 mi
                    St. Stephen's House, Auckland Central
                  • Auckland Museum - 1.1 mi
                    Domain Dr, Auckland Central
                  • Parnell Rose Gardens - 1.4 mi
                    Gladstone and Judges Bay Rds., Auckland Central

                  Near the hotel

                  • Auckland Town Hall - 400 ft
                    Aotea Square, Auckland Central
                  • Ponsonby - 800 ft
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                  • Odyssey Sensory Maze - 1300 ft
                    291-297 Queen Street, Auckland Central
                  • Bethells Beach - 1900 ft
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                  • Cathedral Church of St. Mary - 700 ft
                    Parnell Rd. and St. Stephen's Ave., Auckland Central
                  • Sky Tower - 1600 ft
                    Corner Victoria and Federal Sts, Auckland Central
                  • Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki - 1800 ft
                    Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland Central

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Straits Cafe - 500 ft

                    Address: 71 Mayoral Drive Cnr Vincent Street
                    Phone: 09 3663000

                    82% likes this, based on 30 reviews
                    Cuisine: International, New Zealand

                  • Tony's The Original Restaurant - 1100 ft

                    Address: 27 Wellesley St
                    Phone: 373-4196

                    70% likes this, based on 162 reviews

                  • Moonsoon Poon - 1000 ft

                    Address: Lower Hobson Street

                    67% likes this, based on 62 reviews

                  • Giapo Ice Cream & Research Kitchen - 1300 ft

                    Address: 279 Queen Street
                    Phone: 095503677

                    81% likes this, based on 237 reviews
                    Cuisine: Kosher, New Zealand
                    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 6

                  • Food Truck Garage - 1000 ft

                    Address: 90 Wellesley St
                    Phone: 64099732305

                    62% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                    Cuisine: New Zealand

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  10 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2012
                  • Number of floors:
                    8
                  • Number of rooms:
                    110

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                  Vr Auckland City Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Vr Auckland City

                  Average guest rating

                  8.0out of 10
                  Fabulous
                  Based on 867 reviews

                  Guest reviews

                  • 2.0

                    A very convenient location, friendly and most helpful staff at all levels from the management to housekeeping staff. It is reasonably and competitively priced and ticks all the boxes for a comfortable stay in Auckland.

                  • 1.6

                    Staff, cleaning, location, everything. The rating 8 depends also on the price, too high by my opinion.

                    Isn't impossible reserve by credit card but pay by cash, I would prefer, avoiding the surcharge. Using the wifi Internet, it's annoyng the way of the connection, not simple and too often going down.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    I made this booking for our friends as part of their engagement gift, they loved it!!!, They said is was soooo nice they wanted to shift in lol. They had a blast. Very close to Family Bar.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    The bed, bathroom and lounge area were comfortable and there was no noise from neighbouring rooms.

                    The breakfast was poor, low quality ingredients and not enough. The staff at the desk took 3 days to refund an amount mistakenly deducted from my account. While there was double glazing the room remained noisy from outside noise, however we were at the front beside the police station. Oters we knew had quieter rooms.

                  • Family with children
                    10.0

                    It was very central, clean and tidy and modern. Had a wonderfully equipped kitchen which was superb.

                  • Group of friends
                    8.8

                    Friendly helpful staff. Spacious 2 bedroom unit. Balcony. Handy parking below hotel. Short walk to Queen St, movies, etc. Modern

                    We could hear quite loud footsteps from guests in floor above in the middle of the night.

                  • Family with children
                    7.8

                    The location was perfect for us and as a family of five the two completely seperate bedrooms was great. We thought it was an excellent price.

                  • Family with children
                    8.2

                    Went to Disney on Ice and the Casino and had a wander around the area

                    The lack of parking is an issue

                  • Single
                    7.4

                    I feel it needed to state that you had to pay for parking, other than that a found the hotel really nice and would stay again.

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    It was convenient and really nice for the price very affordable.

                  • Single
                    7.4

                    Good sized room, well serviced, flat screen tv

                    Very inadequate 'continental' breakfast (no choice offered) , air duct filter was solid with dust and not cleaned despite informing the front desk, internet connection was poorly explained and the option I was given was patently inappropriate. There was quite a bit of noise from the room above but probably this was due to lack of noise protection rather than boisterous tenants

                  • Couple
                    7.0

                    Very helpful staff. Good location. Reasonably priced.

                    Hotel was incredibly hot & stuffy. The aircon in the room did not work at all. Despite being mid July we were very uncomfortable due to the heat. When I looked at the filter to the aircon intake it was blocked solid with thick dust etc. This is the second time we've stayed here, both rooms had this problem.

                  • Family with children
                    9.2

                    Close to the city, bigger rooms for a family visit.Had a great stay, will be back!

                  • Older travelers
                    9.6

                    We really liked the staff who were always friendly and obliging. We also liked the hotel itself, the layout of the rooms and it's location in relation to the city centre.

                    The only shortcoming was that the room was very warm and circulation was limited. Opening the windows and door onto the balcony was very noisy so was not really a solution.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    Good deals via the internet website, and the on-site parking.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Vr Auckland City Hotel Auckland location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  188 Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Auckland
                    1700 ft
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Auckland Art Gallery
                    2000 ft
                  • Britomart
                    4000 ft
                  • Bus stop
                    400 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Straits Cafe (cuisine: International, New Zealand)
                    500 ft
                  • Giapo Ice Cream & Research Kitchen (cuisine: Kosher, New Zealand)
                    1300 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Bethells Beach
                    1900 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  10 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2012
                  • Number of floors:
                    8
                  • Number of rooms:
                    110

                  Hotel Awards

                  New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAucklandVr Auckland City

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Family Hotels in New Zealand

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