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1 Courthouse Lane, Auckland, New Zealand (Formerly Ascott Auckland Metropolis)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I guess the best thing about staying here was the convenient location based in the CBD, which meant all the main shops and attractions we were interested in were walking distance from the hotel. We stayed on the 30th floor, so the view from our balcony was spectacular, especially at night! The apartment itself was slightly dated, but at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Great location. Love being in the Centre of the city. Close to shops, main street or 5mins down to the wharf. Staff are awesome as my partner and I have stayed here a few times so we were always well looked after. We have recommended this place to friends and family and they have also stayed here. Noise wise was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and last stayed here 11 years ago. While it's a central location, the decor is now extremely worn and tired. The bed & bathroom linen were clean and in good condition but the crockery was not. There were only two glasses & both were chipped, one very badly. The bed was comfortable and while... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is one of the oddest buildings you may consider staying in. There are actually two hotels (with different entrances), with the main one being the successor to the Stamford Residences, the other, a rival one, being established by an individual owner of 60 or so apartments in the building. In addition, you will find resident-owners, long term renters and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We were up on 7th or 8th floor and had a lovely view over the harbour. We couldn't be happier when we first checked in. I wouldn't say the hotel is spotless clean and I question about the daily cleaning but I thought never mind, it is good enough. The hotel is in Central Auckland, as such great for all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This is my second Auckland long term review following a lengthy and enjoyable stay at Rendezvous Hotel. I chose to opt for something slightly more spacious, fully featured, and closer to Auckland central, so 12 months later here are my thoughts for all you aspiring travellers.... Metropolis is considered to be the most luxurious accommodation in Auckland, though from my... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

we thoroughly enjoyed this modern and well appointed hotel, our apartment had amazing views of the sky tower and it was close to some really nice night life spots of auckland, overall an excellent hotel

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40 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I'd previously stayed in this building through one of the other companies, at the time the world cup was on so there was limited choice. I liked the building, the facilitates in the location so for this visit I thought I'd try this company. This one is the premium offering within the building, it was certainly more expensive than the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Stayed for 9 nights. We booked one of the privately owned apartments but was serviced weekly. the location of Metropolis is central and the higher you are the greater the views of Auckland city and the Skyline. The bed was extremely comfortable and bathroom was squeaky clean. The furnishings were comfortable and kitchen was very adequate for long stays. The... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The Metropolis is actually an apartment building that functions as a hotel for some of the units. It is the tallest (I think) apartment complex in NZ and sits in the heart of central Auckland 1 block off Queen St., at the bottom of Albert Park (near Auckland University). I always look for a unit with a commanding view of... More 

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Address: 1 Courthouse Lane, Auckland, New Zealand (Formerly Ascott Auckland Metropolis)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Metropolis Hotel Auckland Central
Ascott Hotel Auckland
Metropolis Auckland, New Zealand

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