Free WiFi throughout, drawing room, private dining and meeting rooms, DVD and book library, off-site gym. In rooms: flatscreen TV, tea and coffee kit and minibar stocked with national favourites.
Each room has its own configuration as well as artworks, antiques, collectables, retro and custom-made furniture, and Kiwi kitsch to guarantee individuality. For even more unique appeal, Loft Suites 2.3 and 2.4 sport spiral staircases just begging for a flirty cocktail dress and heels to swish down them. Room 1.7, flanking the atrium, is sexy and snug for young, party-going couples.
If your wardrobe is in need of a makeover, bring an extra bag for the fashion booty you’ll be buying in the surrounding streets and laneways. Some of NZ's most cutting-edge labels are yours for the taking.
Just off the restaurant, the hotels Lounge bathed in natural light from a soaring glass roofed atrium, is a laid-back spot to read or relax with a drink, courtesy of the café service that runs throughout the day.
A ready supply of free cots, rooms with sofa-beds for under-12s, baby monitors and a uniquely designed Kids Package mean children are very welcome. A paid babysitter can be arranged with a day's notice.
A ready supply of free cots and extra sofa-beds for under-16s, baby monitors, toys, PS3s and a kids’ menu mean children are very welcome here. A babysitter can be arranged for NZ$20 an hour, with a day's notice.
Any age, but older kids will enjoy the buzzy urban location.
The Deluxe and Loft Suites are all designed with families in mind – the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms and the living rooms come with double sofabeds.
Like all major cities, there's plenty to occupy kids of all ages. There are many great beaches around the city, as well as ferry tours to seaside Devonport on the North Shore or nearby islands such as Waiheke. Daily dolphin swimming tours leave from Viaduct Harbour, which older kids will love.
Children are welcome in the restaurant whenever it’s open, the kitchen is also happy to cater to specific needs on request. High chairs are available.
Given 24 hours' notice, the hotel can arrange babysitting for an extra charge.
No need to pack
The hotel can provide cots and baby monitors at no charge. Any specific requests – a baby bath, nappy bins or a changing mat, for example – should be requested ahead of your stay.
Extra sofa-beds for children under 16 can be added to rooms for free; for over-16s there's a charge of US$50 a night.