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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lithgow, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service we received was first class. We were welcomed warmly with friendly staff everywhere. The room was just beautiful and as we'd asked for an upgrade we had lovely water views. the décor everywhere looked fantastic especially downstairs with the use of water, rocks and glass. We found our bed the most comfortable we've ever slept in and naturally... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With relatively recent development of the Auckland Viaduct this has become a conveniently located hotel. Staff are attentive & helpful, the room was large enough and nicely appointed and it was easily the best hotel buffet breakfast I have had (& there have been countless!). It wasn't faultless - couple of minor but annoying maintenance issues in the room &... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights in January with our preschooler. The room was spacious for three. The bathroom was huge with an amazing bath. We enjoyed the pool & spa. The food in the bar & breakfast was great. We enjoyed being close to town and being able to walk around the boats etc

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Check In The staff at reception were great on arrival, we were upgraded too. The room Very pleasant, a good size, great balcony and had great extras, like a proper espresso coffee machine with illy coffee and great tea. My dressing gown was dirty but the staff quickly replaced it. Facilities We then headed for a swim and a hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Feb/Mar 2014 my wife, 11-year old daughter and I took a 21-day vacation that started in Auckland, cruised all of New Zealand and ended up in Sydney. To start the trip we stayed at the Sofitel and it was a great choice. The hotel is right in the heart of the harbor activities - without being right in the... More

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Bonjour GPhillips81, Thank you for such amazing feedback & for taking the time to share your Sofitel experience, we are truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is gratifying to hear that you enjoyed the hotel facilities, our waterfront location & the service you received throughout your stay. It is always wonderful to hear that we were... More

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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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