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“Good hotel in central auckland” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Quest on Queen

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Quest on Queen
Ranked #52 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Auckland
hamburg
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Good hotel in central auckland”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2010

Stayed in this hotel before flying home after touring round New Zealand

Central location, comfortable room with small kitchen, washing maschine & tumble dryer. Complimentary continental breakfast in room was a nice touch.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank sandraandandy
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2009

This hotel is right next to the infamous White House Gentleman's Club on Queen St and I was expecting it to be a bit tawdry and rundown. The interior of the rooms won't win any awards but it was pretty good. I was on the 14th floor facing west so had a nice view, Comfortable bed. Good sized bathroom though the fluoro light sounded like it might explode when it was warming up. Shower was a plastic corner unit without much water pressure. The best thing was the two individually wrapped Tim Tam cookies that were provided free of charge - the way mini bars operate these days a normal hotel would charge $3,00 a cookie. So they get extra marks for making an effort. It's a good choice if you've got meetings at the top end of Queen St or are attending something at the Town Hall.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank flyboy2000
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2009

Me and my mum were suposed to stay there for 3 days, checked out afta 2! From square 1, it is hard to get 2, especially if u hav a car and arrive afta 5pm. The carpark had no lights at all, and is soooo tight. As i was traveling to the states, i had alot of bags, as did my Mum. We were not impressed when we found out the elevator didnt work and we were on the 6 floor! Had to walk down the whole building in pitch black. Parking at $20 a nyt, is rediculous. Ther was mould all through the bathroom and the noise at night makes for a bad sleep. We asked to move to another car park as my flight was early morning and wuda of been difffcult without any light at all. The business said there was no other car parks, even though ther was 1 acros from their car park. So we asked for our last nights money back moved to a much more accomodating business. All up - Neva stay with this organisation!

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Alicedew1
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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2009

VERY IMPRESSED. I had a 2 week stay in Auckland and found QoQ to be excellent. Excellent Location at waterside end of Queen St, but NOT noisey and easy to close windows use the the very quiet and efficient aircon. (Not sure why other ppl reporting noise and light problems, my room was overlooking queen st was right next door to the red neon "mercure" sign, but no problems at all. Good facilities neat kitchenette with neat mini dishwaher, wash mc and dryer etc - all you could need. Free Internet (wired connection, no wifi). Staff helpful re taxis and travel etc.
Highly Recommended

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Tripper21
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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2009

Stayed in 2007 for 4 nights. The hotel was just recently refurbished when we stayed and the place was very clean and fresh. There aren't any hotel facilities given they're apartments but we didn't need that which was why we stayed. The room had a separate bedroom with queen sized bed plus a living room with kitchen and nice balcony overlooking Queen Street. Finish was modern and all appliances were new. Has individual air conditioning which was great considering how sticky Auckland can get in summer. Bathroom was modern and fresh and the shower was really great too. The best thing is the location and the modern new finish for the price - very good value..

  • Stayed November 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Seamus_81
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Australia
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2009

I was all geared up for an average experience based on the other reviews. And an average experience is what I got. On the up side, the cost is excellent, and the rooms are kept clean. But then comes the buts and lots of them.
But 1: The location is excellent, but the building across the road is still being built (seems like it is being built as snails pace), and there is a nightclub and backpacker places downstairs. You do hear the boom boom noise at night and we were on the top level.
But 2: The car park is VERY tight. I don't know how I can stress this enough. If you hire a car make it a very small one (unless you are a confident driver) otherwise you might be paying excess on the car.
But 3: We had an extra bed put in the room and noticed that the blind was missing. We notified reception, who were very polite, apologized and they said they would have it fixed by the following day. Five days later it still wasn't fixed and as they were all booked out we couldn't move room. I was greeted every morning at around 6 with sun on my face.
But 4: The reception was so hot!!!!! There was no cooling down there and I know you only walk through it to get to the lift, but it was an uncomfortable heat!!
But 5: On a public holidays and sundays they do not service the rooms. As 3 of our days were not serviced, we felt a bit ripped off as we weren't told in advance which left us with dirty towels for use the following day.
I found that at the end of my stay the people in reception had mastered the art of apologizing (must be what they do day in and day out). Overall though these buts wouldn't stop me from staying here as it was excellent value and after seeing what other accommodation is around, you can't beat the location.

  • Liked — Cost
  • Disliked — Apartments not serviced on public holidays and sundays
  • Stayed January 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank QA1
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Canterbury
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2009

We booked for 4 nights and after the 1st night asked to be moved as we were directly opposite a new building being built, so it was very noisy and we couldn't use the balcony or keep curtains open as there was no privacy from the workmen across the road.

The receptionist was very helpful and friendly and moved us to what we thought was a much quieter room.
We didn't find out until around 10pm that we were, what sounded like, next to at least one nightclub so had thumping music and the noise of revellers all night.
Didn't get any sleep the entire time we were there and wouldn't stay there again.

Stayed January 2009
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1 Thank Bob62Canterbury
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Additional Information about Quest on Queen

Property: Quest on Queen
Address: 62 Queen Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #52 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Quest on Queen 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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