Please note that December is a busy time in the City of Auckland, and accommodation will fill quickly in the lead up to summer and Christmas holidays. Following are some nearby accommodation providers to get you started:
Offering 2 cafés, a bar and a continental breakfast buffet, Base Auckland is an award-winning hostel located in the heart of Auckland CBD (Central Business District), just a 5-minute walk from the iconic Sky Tower. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer heating. The hostel offers private guest rooms, some with a private ensuite bathroom or dormitory-style accommodation with shared facilities. All rooms are clean, comfortable and represent great value for money. Additional facilities at Base include clean kitchens and dining areas, a chill-out lounge and 2 TV lounges. The reception is open 24-hours a day and the friendly staff are happy to help with tours, sightseeing and airport transfers.
Newly refurbished (Oct 2016) with a 3 million dollar makeover, YHA Auckland City, is the ideal backpacker hostel to start or finish your New Zealand adventure. The hostel offers a range of clean and comfortable rooms and combines the excitement of the city with a safe and secure environment to stay.
A fully equipped kitchen, relaxed dining room, comfortable TV room, spacious sundeck and BBQ area, laundry and luggage storage facilities and free accommodation and travel service, make this 4-star plus Qualmark rated hostel a great place to stay.
Located at the top of Queen Street in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest and most exciting city, YHA Auckland City provides easy access to the conference venue, Auckland city centre and is surrounded by shops, cafes, and restaurants. The hostel is also a short walk from the Airbus Express stop making it easy to find when you first arrive, or a great place to spend your last few days in New Zealand.
Standard Rooms – (Queen Bed Only) - $199.00 including GST
Superior Rooms – (Queen or Twin Bedding) - $217.00 including GST
Cooked & Continental Buffet Breakfast - $28.00 including GST per person, per day
Wi-Fi - Unlimited internet for the duration of stay
Located in central Queen Street, Scenic Hotel Auckland is in the heart of Auckland city's central business district (CBD). Scenic Hotel Auckland welcomes guests to enjoy stylish inner-city accommodation that offers space and convenience. It’s easy to plan your city excursions from the central location, with many of central Auckland’s best local attractions within comfortable walking distance, and for our guests convenience there is an Airport Express bus stop outside the hotel plus an inner city bus that also stops right outside. Directly across the road, you will find the city’s entertainment precinct, home to the Auckland Town Hall, Aotea Square and Centre, IMAX theatre and the iconic Civic Theatre. AUT, the Conference Venue, is less than 5 minutes’ walk away.
Quest Auckland Quest Auckland serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Auckland accommodation experience. Quest Auckland is situated in the heart of Auckland’s Central Business District, close to AUT - the Conference Venue, and within walking distance to the Aotea Conference Exhibition Centre, Auckland Town Hall, Civic Theatre, Sky City and the best shopping precincts.
Quest Auckland has serviced apartments including Studios, One and Two Bedroom Apartments. Studios are the perfect alternative to a hotel room each with a kitchenette. Features include On site car parking*, Local restaurant chargeback*, On site restaurant, Laundry facilities, 24 Hour reception and WiFi Internet Access*.