Auckland is the largest Urban center in New Zealand with over a million people calling the area home. Auckland is also home to tons of things to do and see and because of New Zealand’s rich diverse climate, people can do anything from exploring the countryside to sailing on boats to skiing and even just hanging out on a beach. The rich cultural landscape of Auckland is also a great part of the city that makes it worth seeing; there are tons of green spaces like the Auckland Domain, one of the largest parks in the city, as well as festivals and tons of museums. There are tons of reasons why you should visit Auckland and if you’re in a wheelchair, there are definitely some great hotel options for you as well. Here are some of the best wheelchair accessible hotels in Auckland, New Zealand.
This lively wheelchair accessible hotel is located in the Upper Queen Street area and is surrounded by a vibrant, active and central neighborhood. It’s a great place for people who want to walk to museums and galleries nearby as well as having the option to go out to some amazing restaurants. Each room comes with a blend of handcrafted furniture and textiles with warm wooden features that give the room a very cozy feel. The on-site restaurant, Eight, serves contemporary dining options and the lobby lounge offers a delightful space to dine or enjoy High Tea.
The Adina Apartments opened in November 2015 so everything you’ll get here is essentially brand new and modern. Guests here can enjoy limited free WiFi and the spacious apartment-style rooms offer everything from a flat-screen TV to kitchen facilities and a large spacious bathroom. Guests can also make use of the fitness center as well as the on-site cafe and bar. For those with valuables and work needs, there’s a safe in your room as well as a work desk. The Adina Apartments offer the luxury of a hotel experience with the comfort and space of an apartment and the whole premises is, of course, wheelchair accessible.
The Sotifel Auckland is located in the Viaduct Basin Entertainment Area and it is an absolutely great place if you’re someone looking to go out and hit the town while you’re here. This wheelchair-accessible hotel is located near tons of bars and restaurants and it even includes its own indoor pool and fitness center. The luxurious rooms all have a private balcony as well as floor-to-ceiling windows, and in the bathroom, you’ll find separate rain showers and a deep soaking tub. Dine at the fancy a la carte restaurant “Viaduct 21” or grab a drink at the “Sabrage Bar”.
Stay somewhere with a little class and a bit of quirk. The Great Ponsonby Arthotel is built in a villa dating back to the 1890’s and it is just a 14-minute stroll away from the beach. Each room is decorated with vibrant Pacific Islander and traditional artworks and guests have access to free WiFi as well as free newspapers in their room. Breakfast is served each morning in the dining room or outside on the veranda. The wheelchair-accessible hotel has tons of dining and entertainment options nearby like galleries and cafes.
Recently renovated in 2016, the Hilton Auckland is a wheelchair-accessible hotel located right at the idyllic end of Princes Wharf. With amazing sweeping views of Auckland Harbour, each room features modern decor, free WiFi and a private balcony with outdoor seating. Enjoy luxury dining at FISH, the on-site restaurant that uses fresh and local ingredients, or head to the Bellini Bar and grab an evening cocktail. The Hilton Auckland also has two pools on-site, one indoor and one outdoor and all guests have access to the fitness center as well.
Located in the central business district in the heart of Auckland, this wheelchair-accessible accommodation is a stylish boutique hotel. Each room at the DeBrett has WiFi, air conditioning and satellite TV. Interestingly, each room is also individually designed and features local New Zealand art and photography. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast in the morning or head to the on-site bar the “House Bar” and enjoy a cocktail, local beer or some wine.
Offering stylish accommodation in the heart of Auckland, the Pullman is a wheelchair-accessible hotel with views of the city center and the Auckland Harbour. Guests will have access to an award-winning spa with a heated pool, steam room and sauna. The hotel is located in the central business district and near the busy Queen Street, but if guests don’t feel like heading out, they can relax in their room with an in-room massage. Each room comes with WiFi, work desk, 32-inch TV and some rooms have a private balcony as well.
Located just five minutes away from Queen Street where you will find tons of restaurant and bar options, the Crowne Plaza is a modern hotel with fresh and contemporary amenities and is wheelchair accessible. Offering sauna access and a fitness center for its guests, people staying here can head to the lounge and grab a drink or the on-site restaurant for some international cuisine served throughout the day - breakfast can even be served in your room!
Located in the Highbrook area of central Auckland, the hotel is only nine minutes away from Sylvia Park and Botany Village Shopping Center. The airport is only a 20-minute drive away and each room comes with an iPod docking station, a flat-screen TV, free WiFi as well as a kitchenette area and coffee/tea making facilities. The hotel is, of course, wheelchair accessible and the concierge can help guests with booking things to see around town and tips for local restaurants and hot spots.
Surround yourself with shopping and entertainment while you stay in this beautiful and wheelchair-accessible hotel. Located right on the waterfront, the Grand Windsor blends a protected historic building with a contemporary modern design. Each room comes with air conditioning, WiFi and satellite TV as well as coffee and tea facilities. Breakfast is served every morning in the on-site restaurant but there are also tons of nearby dining option on nearby Queen Street.
Travelers who are making their way to Viaduct Harbour can book a room at Auckland Harbour Suites. This four-star hotel boasts superb amenities, luxurious interior, and stunning balcony views with a rooftop pool and a heated outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy basic housekeeping, Wifi access, a full kitchen with basic electric utilities, as well as laundry facilities for those staying longer. The bathroom is spacious with complete toiletries present, as well as a bathtub for guests who wish to cap the day with a relaxing soak in. Guests may also use the building facilities including, the indoor gym and pool, or explore beyond the hotel to the main attractions nearby, like the Sky City Casino and Vector Arena.
Staying in Auckland has never been better with these amazing contemporary and beautiful hotels. There’s a reason why so many people are visiting New Zealand every year and with amazing hotels like these, it’s definitely worth taking that trip.
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