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131 Beach Road, Auckland Central 1010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Miri, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Greeted with a smile. Fairly cheap, restaurant upstairs. Wifi connection is good. Bed is comfortable, clean, soft and smells good. (No air conditioner, just a miserable fan) Bathroom facilities is rundown but still works fairly well. Clean. Kitchen is rundown, dirty and I don't recommend using it. Overall, I would go back if I'm on a tight budget, if not... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This was the first 'hotel' I had ever stayed in in Auckland, was needing something close to Vector Arena & this was one of the closest & reasonably priced. Location was great, very convenient but that was about the only plus. Looked GREAT in the pics but I guess thats how they attract your attention! Room was dirty, was a... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Stayed here for a week for meetings along Queen Street and the location was a mere 15 minutes walk. Facilities are basic and the building is fairly old but it was comfortable although a little noisy at times from the big motorcycles that constantly rode by. Best part of the hotel for me was the friendly staff who were always... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

helpful and kind staff, near CBD and Britomart Transport Centre so you have access to all areas easily. building is very old and kitchen is not equipped. The Internet is free in the lobby. there is a shop by 2 minutes walk and 24 hours hypermarket(Countdown) just 5 minutes walk nearby. For midterm stay is suitable. The price for this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012 via mobile

I stayed at the arena hotel for 3 days, I found it to be pleasant, staff very helpful and informative with regard to public transport. Rooms were basic, clean and comfortable, a tad squashy, there is a laundry available, a nice little bakery nextdoor with pastries, and service station across the road open till late. You can walk into the... More

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St Germans , Cornwall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

Convenient start to my tour of New Zealand very close to the station.(then) Cheap and cheerful and the food was good. Only drawbacks noise at night when one of the other guests bit someones ear off in a disco and on the first evening in NZ a drunk chap in the bar started complaining about bl...dy Poms.Still after 23 years... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2010

We stayed there for a concert at Vector Arena. After reading reviews prior, I wasn't expecting much but since it was only the bed we were wanting it didn't matter. We were pleasantly surprised. It is a rustic old building with a charming facade. The staff were very friendly and eager to please. I was worried about overnight parking coz... More

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Te Puke
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2010

Comfortable Hotel for an overnight stay. My room was clean and the bed comfortable. Previous reviews of this hotel lead me to expect very little and was pleasantly surprised. The ensuite was exactly as pictured on the website. If you want more up market, then pay an extra $40-50 and stay at the Quadrant on Waterloo Street. I saw first... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

The pictures on their site are all misleading, rooms are WAYYYY worse in real life. Had a terrible nights sleep and gapped it out of there a.s.a.p. in the morning. Seriously, DO NOT STAY THERE. We went to see our friends room in the Quadrant (cost them $30 more), stay there. We wish we did.

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hamilton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

when we got there had to change room as the 1st one the bed was unmade and dirty towels on ground, a MESS,after we changed room it was ok as we went to the Vector Arena for Disney on ice,the staff were very helpful but the hotel is not that good its Cheap and parking was HELL, but the good... More

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Also Known As:
Arena Hotel Auckland
Arena Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Address: 131 Beach Road, Auckland Central 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland Central
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Ranked #59 of 77 hotels in Auckland Central
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