US$71 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 17 Aug 2015 Check-out 20 Aug 2015

BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

3 stars
View map of 27-35 Victoria Street West, Auckland City, Auckland, 1001

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
65 reviews
Everything we hoped

Great location about 10 min walk from the harbor and close to the civic center of the city and many... See full review

  • Stephen S.
  • 17 May 2015
Well Located

The Hotel is well located a stones throw from Sky Tower, the Hotel is comfortable although on the... See full review

  • MVTID
  • 11 Apr 2015
BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland provides quality accommodation for corporate and leisure travellers in Auckland. The hotel is located within walking distance from Sky Tower, which houses a casino. Apart from dining in the revolving restaurant, guests can also experience a 192-metre jump from SkyJump.
General

BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland's Premier Suite is suitably equipped to host meetings, seminars or functions. After experiencing a flight simulator ride at Flight Experience, visitors can spend their evening at any of the cafes that line Vulcan Lane.



Location

President Hotel boasts a location in central Auckland, less than half a kilometre away from famous attractions such as Auckland Art Gallery, Aotea Centre and Dilworth Building. Visitors can enjoy a stroll among the flower gardens of Albert Park or tour the renowned Town Hall.



  • 20 km to the International Airport (Auckland)
Dining

Guests can enjoy dining at Watergate Licensed Restaurant, which is open for breakfast and dinner. Both buffet and set menu dinner with choices of New Zealand's tasty dishes are available at this restaurant.
Rooms

President Hotel in Auckland offers 120 air-conditioned accommodation units that include studios, suites, family units and apartments. All the units have a 32' LCD TV with internet and USB connection as well as standard facilities.

BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland Rooms

One Bedroom Suite
Room offers a king size bed or two twin beds with seperate lounge, non-smoking, air-conditioning, en-suite, hairdryer, kitchenette with microwave oven, TV with local and satellite channels, telephone with time and alarm, wired/wireless internet available.
Two bedroom family Unit
Room offers a king bed and 2 single beds or 2 king beds or 4 single beds with non-smoking, air-conditioning, en-suite, hairdryer, kitchenette with microwave oven, TV with local and satellite channels, telephone with time and alarm, wired/wireless internet available.
Two Bedroom apartment
Room offers a king bed and 2 single beds or 2 king beds or 4 single beds with seperate lounge, non-smoking, air-conditioning, 1 bathroom, hairdryer, full kitchen and laundry facilities, TV with local and satellite channels, telephone with time and alarm, wired/wireless internet available.
Standard studio
Room offers a king size bed or two twin beds with Non-smoking, air-conditioning, en-suite, hairdryer, kitchenette with microwave oven, TV with local and satellite channels, telephone with time and alarm, wired/wireless internet available.
Corporate Studio
Room offers a king size bed or two twin beds with Non-smoking, air-conditioning, en-suite, hairdryer, kitchenette with microwave oven, 32" LCD TV with local and satellite channels, safe deposit box, laptop, telephone with time and alarm, wired/wireless internet available.
Superior Studio Triple
Room offers a king bed and a single bed or 3 single beds with Non-smoking, air-conditioning, en-suite, hairdryer, kitchenette with microwave oven, TV with local and satellite channels, telephone with time and alarm, wired/wireless internet available.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Fitness centre or spa
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business centre
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking

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Hotel Map

-36.8486 174.7648
Area served
Auckland.
Nearby airports
Auckland International Airport.
Area description
Absolute city centre of Auckland City, on Victoria Street West, only 50 metres from Queen Street for all shopping requirements and 100 metres from Tourist hotspots, Auckland Sky Tower and Sky City Casino.

Nearby points of interest

  • Flight Experience: 0.2 km
  • Vulcan Lane: 0.2 km
  • Sky Tower: 0.2 km
  • SKYCITY Auckland: 0.2 km
  • Albert Park: 0.3 km
  • Auckland Art Gallery: 0.3 km
  • Town Hall: 0.4 km
  • Aotea Centre: 0.4 km
  • Dilworth Building: 0.4 km
  • Auckland University: 0.5 km
  • New Zealand Maritime Museum: 0.6 km
  • Viaduct Harbour: 0.7 km
  • Auckland Domain: 1.5 km
  • Saint Mary's Bay: 1.7 km
  • Newton: 1.7 km
  • Flight Experience: 0.2 km
  • Vulcan Lane: 0.2 km
  • Sky Tower: 0.2 km
  • SKYCITY Auckland: 0.2 km
  • Albert Park: 0.3 km
  • Auckland Art Gallery: 0.3 km
  • Town Hall: 0.4 km
  • Aotea Centre: 0.4 km
  • Dilworth Building: 0.4 km
  • Auckland University: 0.5 km
  • New Zealand Maritime Museum: 0.6 km
  • Viaduct Harbour: 0.7 km
  • Auckland Domain: 1.5 km
  • Saint Mary's Bay: 1.7 km
  • Newton: 1.7 km
  • War Memorial Museum: 1.7 km
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 2.1 km
  • Kinder House: 2.2 km
  • City Towers: 2.2 km
  • St Stephen's Chapel: 2.2 km
  • Ponsonby: 2.4 km
  • Rialto Cinemas: 2.5 km
  • Auckland Harbour Bridge: 2.6 km
  • Mount Eden Domain: 3.1 km
  • Waitemata Harbour: 3.2 km
  • Devonport: 3.8 km
  • Museum of Transport and Technology: 3.9 km
  • Epsom: 4.1 km
  • Western Springs: 4.1 km
  • Birkenhead: 4.3 km
  • Northcote: 4.4 km
  • Auckland Zoo: 4.4 km
  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World: 4.7 km
  • Remuera: 4.8 km
  • Westfield St Lukes: 4.8 km
  • One Tree Hill: 6.2 km
  • Stardome Observatory: 6.5 km
  • Takapuna: 6.9 km
  • Pah Homestead: 7.3 km
  • Avondale: 8.2 km
  • Mount Wellington: 8.7 km
  • Westfield Mall: 14.5 km
  • Papatoetoe: 16 km
  • Rainbows End: 19.3 km
  • Beachlands: 21.1 km

Dining

Watergate Restaurant
Watergate Licensed restaurant is located on the ground floor of the BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland. Breakfast and dinner is available at the restaurant, offering the finest in both quick and full buffet breakfast and buffet or set menu dinner with choices of taste of New Zealand and popular international dishes in one restaurant. A daily selection of dishes will be available. Group dinner booking is essential and our restaurant can seat up to 60 - 65 people. Breakfast Time: 6.30am to 9.30am (7days) Dinner Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm April to September: closed October to March: Tuesday to Saturday, closed on Monday and Public Holiday

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Meeting Suite is the latest addition to the BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland, and can seat up to 16 people It is suitable for meeting, training, seminar and functions. The room is approximately 65 square metres and it is equipped with data projector and screen, computer with internet access, printer and photocopier, whiteboard, speaker, bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom, audio and video system with other equipment available for hire. Pre-booking is essential and charges apply.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
10:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
65 out of 65
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
3.8
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.2

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Stephen S.
Business
Glenshaw
17 May 2015

Everything we hoped

Great location about 10 min walk from the harbor and close to the civic center of the city and many terrific pubs and restaurants. The rate we got from RatesToGo was also terrific. Parking is VERY limited so be sure to reserve a parking spot at the hotel itself in advance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MVTID
Business
Bathurst
11 Apr 2015

Well Located

The Hotel is well located a stones throw from Sky Tower, the Hotel is comfortable although on the downside you can hear traffic and street noise from your room

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Judy G.
Business
South Bunbury
19 Jan 2015

Convenient & confrotable

Great value for money. The 2 bedroom apartment had everything you could need for a comfortable stay with a family of 4. Very central location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
WellyCo
Business
NZ
29 Jul 2014

Good Location

Location good, just off Queen Street for shopping convenience and a stroll to the waterfront. But location not good for sleeping at night due to the hotel being opposite the bungy on Victoria Street. Lots of screams until late at night even though we were on the 7th floor and despite the fact that I had asked for a quiet room. Staff did not have English as their first language so communication not good on arrival but they were trying to be friendly at other times. Room was also cold and so we had to crank up the heat with the noisey fan heater. Positive note is that the room and bathroom was very clean and bed comfortable. Bonus was the breakfast included in the deal. We would probably not visit this hotel again though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
welly Frequent traveler
Business
Wellington New Zealand
6 Jul 2014

Poor customer skills

When I arrived I realised I had made a booking for a weekend later than intended. the staff/ Manager instead of helping blankly said there was nothing she could do to help, it took five minutes of bargaining with them to find out that I could call the travel booking agency to fix my mistake. I ended up paying an extra 50 dollars for my mistake but when I realised how much I had spent in total, I could have stayed at the Skycity for the price I paid. My room ended up being next to a air-conditioning unit that sounded like a truck next to my window which ran all night. It was the worst stay I have ever had at a hotel. In the morning they didn't ask how my stay was which I assume is because they don't want to hear all the complaints. I would not recommend this place at all due to bad staff and bad rooms

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
3 Cheers
Business
Tauranga
23 Mar 2014

Very Central

Great location in the middle of city. Park the car and walk to restaurants, shows, casino, ferry wharf etc. Book car park in advance as only limited spaces. Room and hotel OK and maybe could do with a make over but comfortable especially for the price. Good value if you plan on only sleeping there but want to be central.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Civic Theatre - Saw Mamamia Casino - Lost some money Ferry Wharf - Went to Waiheke Island Restaurants - Elliot Stables - Heaps of Retaurants under one roof.

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
thoa
Business
Vancouver, Canada
10 Feb 2014

A pleasant stay

I really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It is a suite with a separate bedroom and the living room. There is a small kitchen with microwave. The location is very convenient. The staff was very helpful. I definetely recommend this hotel to my friends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Biz Travelers
Business
Seoul
5 Dec 2013

Great Location

in the heart of City center. Close to major attractions, businesses and shops. Good enough!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Marybelle
Business
Perth Western Australia
18 Sep 2013

Good Location

We arrived at midnight from Brisbane and was let in and checked in by a very helpful man on the front desk. Next day the front desk staff were very helpful in assisting us with booking a hire car. As we were happy with our stay we have now rebooked to stay another 2 nights at the end of this month.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Flashpackers
Business
UK
17 Sep 2013

Travelling Young Couple

My fiancé and I enjoyed our stay at this hotel very much. We were currently travelling and the location was perfect as a base. The room was just perfect for us, with a king comfy bed, clean all around, TV channels, a small yet manageable gym which we used daily, a Countdown supermarket next door and a kitchenette with the right equipment that helped our self catering weeks stay. Also our view was great! Perfect view of the Sky Tower. The only negative we would say was our room wall was right next to the lifts and we could hear them all night long as they are on automatic going up and down. Also some of the staff confused situations at times, although the other staff were great! We would defiantly stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

$4.99 large Pizza from Dominos just over the road- yum!

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