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Scenic Hotel Auckland
Ranked #22 of 66 Hotels in Auckland Central
Reviewed July 22, 2012

I was looking for a reasonably priced hotel in a Queen Street location. Scenic Hotel Auckland more than exceeded my expectations!

The room was a good size, immaculately clean and with a well equipped kitchenette. There's no cooker but the microwave oven and fridge were enough for storing and heating up food. I didn't use the television in the room, but was puzzled that it faced the kitchenette rather than the bed or any other seating.

The bathroom was small but had a good shower with excellent water pressure.

I was worried about noise from the construction site next door, but my room was at the end of the building furthest from the construction. I had a small view of Queen Street, but the room was well insulated against street noise. Occasionally I'd hear the chime of the Town Hall clock, but it wasn't enough to bother me. The room didn't have much of a view, but I didn't really need one.

The room's air conditioning worked brilliantly. It was easy to operate and kept the room at a very pleasant temperature. Only one complaint - the conditioned air was very dry, and after two nights my lips were cracked and dry!

The hotel is in an excellent location, within walking distance of many good casual food places and restaurants, as well as Auckland's theatre district. It's also close to the City Link and Outer Link bus routes - very handy!

I'd happily stay here again. Look out for online deals in room rates.

Room Tip: If noise is a big concern, ask for a room away from the construction site.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

stayed here recently for work, was great, apartment was clean and comfortable, heating was great and they even topped up the milk everyday! there is a construction site behind the building at the moment however so a bit noisy if you want to sleep in, had to be up early every morning so it didnt bother me however they were working at 8am on saturday morning, maybe ask for a room on the queen st side?

Room Tip: queen st side would be quieter due to building construction behind the building
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled on business
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kenjiSHA, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2012

So sorry your stay was disturbed by the construction work next door. It's a small one storey tall retail development. It has annoyed a few travellers who are often still on a different time zone.
Again very sorry to have disturbed you and thank you for your kind comments.With the walls now up we hope and expect the fit out not to be invasive to our guests. Thank you for taking the time to comment...........regards Ken, GM

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

We arrived late at night due to flight cancellation, and the fellow at reception & concierge couldn't have been more hospitable: they let us look at 2 rooms before deciding. It's on the main street, Queen St, a few blocks up the hill from the harbour, which made for a lovely walk down to the shops next morning (shops on main st open 9am). Fabulous selection of teas, hot chocolate and the usual coffee.

Room Tip: We paid for the slightly more expensive room coz it had a better layout but very little in it... Wou...
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

Older Style hotel with good facilities in central city. We had a good size room. Being on Queen st on Friday & Saturday night was a bit noisy so suggest book a rear room. Valet parking is handy, good cafe on ground floor

Room Tip: better to take a rear room
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

We went to see the show "Jersey Boys" and the opera "Rigoletto" earlier this month. We chose the Scenic hotel mainly for it's convenience to the venues and found it well run and roomy. The cafe on the ground floor offers a good hearty breakfast and the rooms at the back are quiet. $20 to park the car all day in central Auckland is reasonable too.

Room Tip: You need a room off Queen Street for quietness.
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Have stayed here a couple of times now. Very central especially when going to something in the city. Clean, spacious rooms with good value wifi and handy kitchenettes. The bar downstairs is lovely although they didnt know how to make a cosmopolitan???? Only downer this time, hubby thought our bed was uncomfortable and on investigation it was a rather cheap base bed with a squishy topper mattress. Didnt have this on our last stay so perhaps a room they are getting to, to replace bed??

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

We stayed one night here in March 2012, first visit to New Zealand, staff very friendly and helpful, requested and got room on top floor, good views, very convenient for shopping and sight seeing, sky tower etc. Room well equiped and comfortable. Only had breakfast in Hotel, good selection. Would definitely stay in this hotel again.

Room Tip: when making reservation request room on upper floors
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  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Scenic Hotel Auckland

Address: 380 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Business Hotel in Auckland Central
#21 Luxury Hotel in Auckland Central
Price Range: $108 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scenic Hotel Auckland 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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