Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland, New Zealand

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Hotel Description

Signs abound that New Zealand has confidently shed its once-provincial self-image. Among them is the Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, a sleek and contemporary luxury hotel that’s, in terms of style, nothing if not cosmopolitan. With a location right on the downtown marina the Sofitel can’t help but become something of an emblem of Auckland’s hospitality scene. The end result is unlikely to leave anyone feeling let down.

It’s a modern and fairly low-slung glass building, with two wings that extend out over the water. The combination makes for some inspiring views through those full-length windows, especially from the front corners. Inside the rooms the look is crisp and modern, looking local without overplaying its Asian-inspired hand. And while it sounds like a footling detail, in today’s overly climate-controlled world we’re suckers for a sliding glass door that opens out to a proper balcony.

This is not a difficult life. The in-room comforts are legion, and the ubiquitous soaking tubs are not bad either. The spa and wellness center are modern and more than suitable given the hotel’s modest size. A couple of stylish restaurants and lounges come close to completing the package — add one high-end flagship restaurant and this place would be absolutely self-contained. Then again perhaps that’s the point — one seam left un-sewn, as an entry point into the city.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 173 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)

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Credit cards accepted:

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2pm,

Check out:

11am

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  • Superior Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed
    • 376 ft²/34 m².
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    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Luxury Room - Marina View

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed
    • 376 ft²/34 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • adjoining room on request (charges apply)
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Luxury Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 484 ft²/44 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Junior Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 559 ft²/51 m².
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    This room includes:

    • adjoining room on request (charges apply)
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)

Need to Know

Valid credit card required.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

11am

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