We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Rydges

Show Prices
#15 of 68 Hotels in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Rydges
Rydges
Panoramas (3)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,925 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,819: English reviews
Start your review of Rydges
 Click to rate
Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well located hotel in central Auckland. Excellent restaurant with good food and service. Only negative is that in both our stays we had to ask twice to get room service done as they tend to not do rooms to late in the day unless you are only staying one night.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rwe003
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived from a long overnight flight about 10 AM and they had a room ready for us. The hotel is located very close to the downtown district and is within easy walking distance. The room was nice and clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. This was our second stay at this hotel.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RichZiegler
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rydges Hotel in Auckland has very attractive and large rooms. The hotel is conveniently located to many restaurants, shops, and bars – all within walking distance. I particularly liked the glass desk and the leather desk chair in the hotel room. The room was situated across from an apartment or condo complex and that was fun for people viewing;...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Robert H
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you Robert H for taking the time to share your experience. The team and I appreciate your comments and I would like to apologise or the less than cordial response your friends encountered. I have followed up with the team around there experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future, Kind Regards,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Auckland Rydges for 3-nights and enjoyed its comfortable relaxing atmosphere, friendly staff, clean and spacious rooms, and in all honesty, the most incredible breakfast buffet I have even experienced. The hotel is in a great location, 2-minutes to the Sky Tower, 10-minutes walk to the Viaduct Basin and a few minutes to Queen Street. The breakfast...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Russell N
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you Russell N for your kind comments, it was great to read your comments around our breakfast in The Cut Restaurant. The team in the kitchen were thrilled to receive your feedback, in addition its great to know our hair-dryers got the tick of approval. We look forward to welcoming you and your wife back the hotel in the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We started off really well with "Varun" helping us out of our cab, getting us checked in and personally bringing our luggage to our room. All good. The hotel is well-located, in fact a couple of blocks from Queen Street which is a major shopping, restaurant, etc. hub. Unfortunately, when we asked the Concierge where to go for exactly those...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank willowtree155019
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you willowtree155019 for taking the time to share your experience. Whilst Varun was thrilled to receive your comments the remaining team members on concierge were disappointed to learn they had let you down. I have followed up with them in relation to the disparity of the taxi charges, the lower cost option is not one we often recommend given...

West Yorkshire
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is just round the corner from the Sky Tower and within a short walk to central Auckland with several eateries also in the area. We were on the 7th floor facing a block of flats. As this is a tall square building surrounded by other buildings, none of the rooms have a decent view. The room was large,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank WestYorksHomebird
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you WestYorksHomebird for your comprehensive review of the hotel. The team and I appreciate your comments and we hope you continue to have a great stay in New Zealand with a safe trip home. With any luck we might be able to welcome you back to the hotel prior to your trip home, Kind Regards, James Billing

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This Hotel use to be my go to hotel in Auckland - staying here more than 10 times. However, standards have dropped dramatically. We stayed in the Premier Harbour King Room for two nights which was costly for a NZ hotel at 1100 NZD but wanted a quality stay with my family. The room we were given was a small...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Paul B
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you Paul B for taking the time to share your experience, and sorry that you found it disappointing, and I would be happy to discuss your stay further my email address is james_billing@rydges.com. Kind Regards, James Billing

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I can think of few other times when I have been so overwhelmed by darkness. Dinner in the dark - three course meal & wine is a pop up concept that has travelled the world and is now in Auckland. The food was fine. In fairness nothing special in of itself. But as part of the whole night it was...an...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Quentin D
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you Quentin D for your kind review of our Dans Le Noir ? Restaurant we are operating at the moment. Michelle and Tilly were thrilled to read your comments and this is there first role in Hospitality this is the first time they have been thanked on a public forum such as Trip Advisor. Thank you for supporting the...

Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Again my go to hotel for Auckland, great location, very very comfortable beds. Rooms are well appointed with all the bits and bobs for a short or longer stay. Looking forward ro trying their new dining experience coming soon. A big thankyou to Nielvin for all the help and info, and cheers to the boys at the bar. A great...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank IJArchibald
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you IJArchibald for taking the time to share your experience. The team and I were thrilled to read your comments and I have personally thanked Nielvin for the assistance he provided you during your stay. We do kook forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind Regards, James Billing

Honolulu
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the location. Thank you for accommodating my family during my work trip. Room service was delicious and the concierge service was spectacular from accommodations to transporation and activitiy suggestions.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank e4lodahl
James B, General Manager at Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you e4lodahl for taking the time to share your experience. The team on concierge were thrilled to receive your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind Regards, James Billing

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

431 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (310)
Viewed
Bathroom (35)
Viewed
Room/Suite (100)
Viewed
View from Room (49)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (27)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (92)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (104)
Viewed
Amenities (16)
Viewed
Dining (31)
Viewed
The Hotel (25)
Viewed
Twin Studio (32)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (17)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (13)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Auckland hotels
0.1 mi away
SKYCITY Grand Hotel
SKYCITY Grand Hotel
#4 of 68 in Auckland
2,373 reviews
0.1 mi away
CityLife Auckland
CityLife Auckland
#8 of 68 in Auckland
1,179 reviews
0.1 mi away
SKYCITY Hotel
SKYCITY Hotel
#11 of 68 in Auckland
1,814 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.4 mi away
Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
0.1 mi away
Heritage Auckland
Heritage Auckland
#9 of 68 in Auckland
1,653 reviews
0.4 mi away
Grand Millennium Auckland
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Accommodation and Breakfast packages available; Long stay Accommodation prices available; Modern furnishings and fittings; Complimentary Newspapers;100% Non smoking; For genuine caring hospitality and service please contact Rydges Auckland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges

Address: 59 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $134 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges 4.5*
Number of rooms: 267
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda, Cheap Tickets and Priceline so you can book your Rydges reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Rydges Auckland Hotel Auckland Central
Rydges Hotel Auckland
Auckland Rydges Hotel
Rydges Auckland, New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Auckland
#14 Luxury Hotel in Auckland
#16 Family Hotel in Auckland
#19 Romantic Hotel in Auckland
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Rydges staff and other travelers.
27 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (27)

Questions? Get answers from Rydges staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Room 1308 was just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Raffi1946, 1 week ago | Read review
“If you are staying more than one night and are happy not to have your bed made one morning, put the green card on your door and you will get $10 off any lunch or dinner you buy from the hotel café/restaurant. ”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferbeatty, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a room where the kitchen odours don't waft up when the windows are open.”
 of 5 bubbles Marian090, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“King bed room spacious with view. ”
 of 5 bubbles Shark1952, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“High floor will be quieter and have a better outlook”
 of 5 bubbles farawaymum, 3 weeks ago | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question