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Shakespeare Tavern & Hotel

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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“albert street”(4 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewsflights of stairsalbert streetnew zealandfantastic locationthe ground floorbit datedfirst floorbed was comfortableaucklandcbd
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First off, let me preface this by saying I have only been here once (in 2002). My wife and I were in transit to Christchurch and had a 24 hour layover in Auckland. I took a stroll and popped in for a pint and attempted...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This place was listed as best pub food in Auckland in Urbanspoon but we found the food to be disappointing. The ribs were tough, under cooked and hadn’t been cooked in any sauce - they just had sauce smothered on top. The cheeseburger was nothing...More

Thank DiggiesM
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Hotel with a charm. Although my room was small, it was still quite peasant, however the whole hotel in a desperate need of refurbishing. It looks tired and worn out. On a positive side, the restaurant is nice, with nice food and home browed beer....More

Thank Vojko G
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

My friends and I stayed here for 1 night as we had a concert near by. It was ideal for what we needed, beds were comfortable and location was perfect. My only complaints would be the shower, when trying to adjust the height it would...More

Thank holliea257
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Shakespeare Hotel is actually nice and comfortable. Nice bed, clean room. Hot water when needed. Restaurant serves good food. Bar is nice. Special mention to Aston who is The Man. He takes great care of us. Very friendly to the customers. He goes out of...More

Thank Just L
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$78 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CamW123
28 July 2016|
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Response from MTCanuk | Reviewed this property |
It's fairly close! But we took a taxi to the pier!
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dorothylyn
4 July 2015|
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Response from rzman | Reviewed this property |
There are no rooms except the 3rd and 4th floors and there is no elevator.
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oimafrayedknot
19 September 2014|
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Response from pongo56 | Reviewed this property |
I parked a car overnight in a nearby multi storey carpark. I had read bad reports of the Wilson group of car parks (in addition to locals warning me off!) so I used the one that you access through a hotel (struggling to... More
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"Top floor is probably quieter if you don't mind the climb - we had Room 9 which was good (only about..."
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"Avoid rooms 7 to 12"
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"Ask for room size before you book. The photos are misleading. Our room was tiny yet it looked a good size in..."
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"Heaven Scent (2 minute walk, on St PAtrick's Square) do amazing breakfasts"
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