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The Consulate Luxury Bed and Breakfast

259B St Heliers Bay Road | St Heliers, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just spent an extremely comfortable night in the Royal room of this charming home. After a long flight we appreciated the champagne and cheese plate served in the elegant lounge where we met another couple from Europe. David and Averill were welcoming hosts and cooked a superb breakfast the following morning. A great location for us as we had... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A great location for our recent stay. David and Averill were very considerate hosts, serving champagne and a cheese board on arrival and then leaving us to it while we watched tv in the lounge room. We appreciated being able to make hot chocolates in the evening before heading up to bed. We had a comfortable sleep in an enormous... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed in several B&Bs in New Zealand and we were really excited when we booked The Consulate, especially since we love to play tennis. From the beginning we ran into issues. Money was asked for upfront months in advance of our travel dates. They do not take credit cards, so the only way that we could get money there... More 

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David A, Manager at The Consulate Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We find the above criticisms from this American woman very concerning and unfounded, as shown by all of our previous feedback. There was no complaint from this woman before she arrived, while she was here, or as she left, so this review was a shock. All of our previous reviews have averaged 9.8 out of 10. This couples stay must... More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The Consulate is well located near the cafés of St Heliers. The city is only a short bus trip away. The Consulate makes a very comfortable Auckland base. It is quiet, luxurious and Averill and David are helpful and considerate hosts. We would certainly stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Consulate for 2 nights on the 26 & 27 April. We loved this beautiful property. Our hosts David and Averill were most hospitable and provided lovely breakfasts. The house is absolutely gorgeous and we had the best sleep in the most comfortable king bed in the blue room of our NZ holiday. We highly recommend staying... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is a fabulous house with a wonderful couple, Averrill and David to look after you. Their home is your home whilst you are there and nothing is too much trouble, I wish it was my house.!!! Hopefully one day we will go back for another delightful stay with them. Request the Blue room, very large and comfortable. Lovely to... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

What a great choice to kick off our NZ trip. Thanks Averill and David for making us so welcome in the very delightful Consulate. The welcoming champers and cheeseboard were a great start and we wished we could have stayed longer than just the one night to fully enjoy the experience. Your suggestion of dinner in the local village was... More 

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Rogersville, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Beautiful, exceptionally clean, quiet and very comfortable in every aspect. David and Averill Archer are two of the best people anyone could meet. They really make the final touches to a perfect stay. Great breakfast, excellent ambience music, ......... Did I mention the word "perfect" ?.... All positive points... Not a single negative point..... Wished we could have stayed longer.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

David and Averrill were friendly and helpful hosts for our stay in Auckland. The location is convenient, the accommodation lovely and relaxing and the breakfasts were made to order delicious! The welcome glass of bubbly was a delicious touch too! Thanks for the stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Pure luxury at a very good price and something we could only dream of in the UK. The price for the same would be double or triple! The welcome from David & Averill, just delightful and like visiting very good friends. The home, I can't even begin to call The Consulate a B&B. It is so much more. Pure luxury.... More 

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Address: 259B St Heliers Bay Road | St Heliers, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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