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The Esplanade Hotel offers Auckland boutique hotel accommodation, right on the waterfront in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. Nestled in the heart of Devonport village, just across the harbour from the heart of Auckland City, The Esplanade Hotel dominates the Devonport foreshore and...
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Situated opposite the water from the ferry terminal in a magnificent hundred-year-old building is a lovely hotel in the style of British seaside resorts.
Fortunately that is where the English analogy ends.
The food was wonderful.
The service was wonderful.
And on a cold winters...More
Stunning venue with a lovely bar and bistro, great decor (beautiful old chess table, bookcase, vintage wallpaper etc) a warm fire place, comfortable couches, a perfect place for food and/or drinks while you wait for the ferry back to Auckland or to enjoy the sunset....More
A good relaxed place to eat and enjoy a view of the harbour and bottom of Devonport. Cosy fire inside in the winter months. Ive only eaten there, not stayed. It is an old building and fairly pricey, so would recommend the local airbnbs over...More
High Tea at The Esplanade Devonport was a perfect choice for a special family occasion of a 90th Birthday. Staff were attentive with beautiful tableware and a lovely spread of food which all added to the High Tea experience.
We had a quaint British Colonial styled tearoom all to ourselves for a party of 12. The food was tasty all round with a generous helping of ribs being the clear winner. We were served by delightful Narina and had a lovely evening. Didn't get...More
Response from Front Office M, Manager at The Esplanade HotelResponded 6 May 2018
Many thanks for your kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time and welcome you back
There is a bus you can get from the airport to downtown Auckland pier very cheaply - runs 24 hours a day, needs no reservation, fabulous - I have used it, and only 18 NZD. Read about it @ skybus. Then you can take a short... More
There is a bus you can get from the airport to downtown Auckland pier very cheaply - runs 24 hours a day, needs no reservation, fabulous - I have used it, and only 18 NZD. Read about it @ skybus. Then you can take a short ferry from right downtown Auckland ferry right to Davenport and the Esplanade is only short stroll from Ferry. Super easy and inexpensive, and good view from ferry!