Skycity Hotel Auckland

4 out of 5 stars4 Stars

Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

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Value Score Poor Value

Costs 26% more than similarly rated 4 star hotels

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  • salisbury3933's Profile Photo

    Excellent option in the centre of Auckland


    This is a pretty good option in a good location. I'm not a gambler, but casino aside there is plenty here in the hotel and casino complex. A variety of bars and restaurants, and the room itself was pretty good.

    I paid $165 for my room.

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Forum Posts

3 nights in auckland

by Antonine

Please give some suggestions what I could do in Auckland for 3 days.


Re: 3 nights in auckland

by vtveen

You could start reading the Auckland Travel Guide on Virtual Tourist:

I'm sure you will find '1000 ideas' what to do/see.

happy travels

Re: 3 nights in auckland

by Antonine

Thanks. Will do.

Re: 3 nights in auckland

by Bonzarella

Day time: Try to get to Piha or one of the west coast beaches near by or take a boat to Waiheke.
Night time: Lots of pubs and clubs and great places to eat. You may want to check out the Auckland gig guide to see whats going on.

Re: 3 nights in auckland

by Antonine

Thanks. Any suggestions where I could stay. I am 57 years and this would be the first time I am backpacking.

Travel Tips for Auckland

Luggage Storage

by Kakapo2


Often people want to store their luggage for the day only, between flights or between a flight and the departure of a cruise ship. This has become increasingly difficult since the age of terrorist threats.

In Auckland you can store your luggage at all i-sites (Visitor Information Centres).

Here is a list of the locations and operating hours:

Auckland i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Atrium, SKYCITY Auckland, Corner Victoria and Federal Streets
Phone: +64 9 363 7182 or 0800 AUCKLAND
Open: Seven days, 8am to 8pm

New Zealand i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
137 Quay Street, Princes Wharf, Downtown Auckland
Phone: +64 9 307 0612 or 0800 AUCKLAND
Open: (Oct to Mar) Mon to Fri: 8.30am to 6pm. Sat to Sun: 9am to 5pm. (Apr to Sept) 9am to 5pm

Auckland International Airport
Arrivals Hall, Auckland International Airport
Phone: +64 9 275 6467 or 0800 AUCKLAND
Open: Seven days, 24 hours

Auckland Domestic Airport
Air New Zealand Terminal, Auckland Domestic Airport
Phone: +64 9 256 8480 or 0800 AUCKLAND
Open: Seven days, 6am to 10pm

Waiheke Island
Matiatia Wharf, Oceanview Road, Waiheke Island
Phone: +64 9 372 1234 or 0800 AUCKLAND
Open: Mon to Sun 9am to 5pm

Bank of New Zealand building, Queen Street

by Xtian

Wow.. if you want a real "NZ in the 70s" cultural experience, look no further than the BNZ building on Queen Street in downtown Auckland. Take the elevator to almost the top, and walk two flights of stairs. The views of the harbour and Sky Tower are quite good. Watch out for some of the stains on the carpet as you walk around, some of them are gooey and slippery. Cost is NZ$4.

Sheep Dogs and Sheep Shearing

by keeweechic

You can see action sheepdog displays and sheep-shearing or even just see baby lambs being bottle fed. There is a one hour show about New Zealand’s sheep farming and wool industry. Donkey rides are available for the little ones (3 – 8yrs) around the paddock. The rides operate 12 – 4pm on the weekends (weather permitting).

Location : Sheepworld Farm & Nature Park

Get to the Train on Time!

by ATXtraveler

Auckland has done alot to serve the residents and tourists of New Zealand by rennovating the central station for buses, trains and connections to ferries. A multi-million dollar project transformed the Britomart Place station. $204 million to be specific... that is a large investment in public transportation!

Although we were not able to go in (the station closes at 10pm), you will definitely be able to get all over Auckland, much less the rest of the North Island. For more information on stations and schedules, check out the Britomart webpage.

Starbucks in Parnell

by kiwi about Starbucks Coffee

I don’t plan to include every Starbucks Café on my pages, but every now and then a special one is worth a mention. This Starbucks is situated in the popular Parnell Village shops. Not too far from central Auckland, easy to get to.
Parnell is on the LINK bus route, so that makes things easy.
I just like sitting on the outdoor tables, watching the interesting people walk in and past. The atmosphere is of happy, interesting people.


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