Located on New Zealand’s North Island, Auckland is the country’s largest and most populous city. It includes an expansive harbour area, which is filled with extravagant yachts and lined with upmarket bars and cafés. Beyond that, the city is comprised of an exciting mix of districts, from the hip Ponsonby, with its chic eateries, to the laid-back and beach-lined Mission Bay. Book a hotel in Auckland and experience the best that this modern metropolis has to offer.
What makes Auckland unique?
Auckland is a location unlike any other, providing the perfect balance between urban appeal and natural beauty. Its position, on a large volcanic field, is one such unique feature. As the volcanoes are dormant, you can climb to the top of them and peer inside. Mount Eden is one example and is today a popular spot for picnickers and joggers. During a stay in a hotel in Auckland, the city’s beaches and nearby islands also ensure travellers to have both: an adventurous and relaxing trip.
What does Auckland have to offer business travellers?
The country’s largest city, Auckland is also the epicentre of New Zealand’s economy, meaning that many companies and businesses have chosen to base themselves here. Accordingly, there is an abundance of high-end restaurants across the city, one of the most famous being Clooney. Diners have the opportunity to order a seven course tasting menu, encompassing a tantalising range of haute-cuisine dishes. Afterwards, head to Coley & Punch, where the relaxed environment is ideal for a casual business meeting. Here, you can also delve into their impressive collection of over 30 whiskies.
What can I do if I book a hotel in Auckland?
While staying in a hotel in Auckland, the city has something for everyone. If you wish to take in a panoramic view of this vast city, take a trip up the iconic Sky Tower. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even bungee jump from it. For a more calming option, consider visiting one of the many neighbouring islands. Both Rangitoto and Tiritiri Matangi Islands allow you to escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the country’s tranquillity. The latter is excellent if you are an avid ornithologist, as many rare birds inhabit the island. Alternatively, learn more about New Zealand's indigenous Mauri population by heading to the excellent Auckland War Memorial Museum. Here, you'll find an expansive collection of Mauri artefacts, loving preserved and exhibited.