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Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Lighter Quay Hotel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel via the web when flying up for a concert and had no idea what to expect. From the time we got there the staff were gracious, helpful and unhurried. The lobby had a calm ambience about it and the room was luxurious and roomy. The only picky fault was some delamination of a surface where the... More

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying here at present, great service, very classy place, professional service as they add the French flare on most things. Rooms are great, get balcony overlooking Harbour, lovely, peaceful. Beds are luxury then the bathroom is excellent, bath is huge and the rain shower is one of those you just don't want to get out off. Luxury products included in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great room. Awesome service. Fantastic food But why put an espresso machine in every room when u dont supply fresh milk? Also if your a smoker this isnt the place for you. No smoking on room balcony and no area provided for smokers.

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely stunning, once you walk into the lobby it feels like a 5 star hotel. I stayed at Sofitel in Auckland for 3 nights. I come to Auckland often, and can say that it is the best hotel in Auckland that I have stayed at. I would rate Sofitel above Sky City Grand Hotel – Sofitel is perfect and every... More

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Sydney, Australia
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms are very good, as are the bathrooms. Spa was booked out for days. Location is central & convenient. Didn't have a chance to eat there, but it looked nice. Would stay again. Service was excellent.

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

from check in to check out, all aspects of the hotel were calm, relaxed, friendly and efficient. it is undoubtedly a thriving business persons hotel, but by no means exclusively so. we travel with kids and feel comfortable and very welcome. rooms and especially beds were comfortable, delicious room service food, spotlessly clean facilities, gentle lighting, gorgeous bathrooms, fantastic spa,... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights at the end of June and had an internal water view . The room was so spacious, the bed awesome, the bathroom and toiletries all first class. The restaurant at breakfast had a good selection and although extremely busy on the Weekend everything was replenished swiftly. The little viaduct cafe in the hotel serves the most... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food amazing at the restaurant. Room as expected, although bed extremely soft. Good location, a bit quieter being away from the main area, but still close enough to wander to. Staff attentive. i would return to the restaurant on my next trip.

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Centerville, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very nice, albeit expensive hotel. Short walk to many restaurants and the sky tower. We had poor weather which was a good excuse to go the the SO Spa which was excellent! 2 martinis in the hotel lounge $56, ouch.

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Additional Information about Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

Address: 21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Lighter Quay Hotel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour 5*
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Inspired by New Zealand's landscape and culture and boasting panoramic views of Waitemata Harbour, this beautifully designed hotel is a true landmark destination.Superbly located on the waterfront in the heart of the Viaduct, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour harmoniously blends French spirit with the best of New Zealand culture. Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour offers 172 chic and luxurious rooms all with juliette balconies and floor to ceiling windows. Oversized bathrooms feature separate rain showers and deep soaking bathtubs. Each guest room also offers Sofitel's famous 'My Bed', LCD televisions and Bose sound systems. Services include valet car parking, dedicated Concierge team, luxury airport transfers, Guest Relations Manager and 24 hour in-room dining. Sofitel's luxury day spa, So SPA offers six private rooms with a wide range of beauty and wellness treatments. Guests can also make use of a sauna and steam room, and adjacent gymnasium. A 20-metre indoor lap pool and spa pool are also available. Lava Dining delivers flavour & flair with an innovative menu, tastefully blending the best local produce with a refined French touch. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner, visit Lava Dining for an intimate dining experience & breathtaking views. A bright & casual eatery, 21 Viaduct Cafe offers waterside seating to allow guests the chance to enjoy the Marina vistas. Savour expertly made espresso, French pastries, and a daily selection of healthy choices filled with fresh, local ingredients. In an unofficial toast to Sofitel's fine French origins, Sabrage invites guests to revisit the art of 'sabrage'. A sophisticated bar serving the finest champagnes, signature cocktails, local and international wines and beers. ... more   less 
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