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Emerald Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   16 The Promenade | Takapuna, Takapuna 1309, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Stay here often. Rooms are always spotless and well appointed. Staff are pleasant and professional. In house Breakfasts are great too! Parking can be a bit of a problem with smallish parks and big SUV's. Free internet would be great. Have stayed at a number of motels recently and all provided free internet.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We read the reviews of this place on Trip Advisor when we were looking for a motel in the Auckland area. Although a bit more pricey than the others, it more than makes up for it in quality. The location is superb (very close to the beach), the rooms are well appointed and surrounded by lush gardens and trees and... More

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Katoomba, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We were a group of three in NZ for business and the Emerald Inn was recommended to us by the company we were visting. On first sight the Inn looked uninviting due to a storm having just passed through and that we arrived late. However the rooms were clean and spacious. From then on things looked up, all people including... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

What a great location. On the north shore in Takapuna, Auckland, this is close to everything with views of the ocean and east coast. A short trip will take you down to the harbour where you can look back towards the city of Auckland. Or head down to Mt Victoria where look back north towards Takapuna or south to the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Emerald Inn for 8 nights, welcome friendly, position perfect close to beach, bars, restaurants . Very disappointed with room, we booked a spa suite, this comprised of a poorly lite and dingy room with a queen bed and spa bath in the corner, the toilet in a cupboard a wardrobe that was 2 ft wide and contained... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

I stayed there 4 nights and everything was perfect. Rooms were well maintained, nearly new, with all the commodities, including kitchen, and the motel had complimentary laundry and dryer machines. The area is astonishing, quiet and even if you are in auckland you still feel the beauty of New Zealand. Nice and quiet at night to get a nice sleep.... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Emerald Inn was perfect...we like the tropical resort feel, the timeless character of the generous rooms, lovely staff and fantastic location for beach walking and running. The grounds are kept to a very high standard which we appreciate when holidaying in a resort.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

I stay here regularly on business, always well looked after. Get the same lovely spa room each time I stay. Lovely tropical setting and short walk to the beach as well as my office. Staff are friendly and really helpful. Nice relaxing place to stay when visiting the north shore.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Problems we experienced with a suite with spa bath were:- 1. Room wasn't ready at 2pm - we were given the keys, (no mention of it not being ready) and drove to our unit only to be told by the housekeeping staff that they hadn't started on cleaning the unit. 2. There was a terrible odour of sewage (or similar)... More

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I've stayed in this hotel several times and each experience was great. Excellent location, very clean and tidy. May be slight too expensive. You can walk to beach with in seconds, restaurants within 2 minutes. Very handy for the Bruce Mason Centre. The staff are helpful, and the rooms very clean.

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Address: 16 The Promenade | Takapuna, Takapuna 1309, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Inn 4*
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Emerald Hotel Takapuna
Emerald Hotel Auckland
Emerald Inn Takapuna, Auckland, North Island

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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. ... more   less 
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