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Best Auckland Central Business District Historic Hotels

Hotel DeBrett
5 out of 5
2 High Street, Auckland
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The price is NZ$245 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
4.7/5Exceptional! (680 reviews)

"Excellent! Friendly, efficient staff. Loved the upgrade. Smart, clean boutique hotel in great CBD location"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2020

Hotel DeBrett
Braemar on Parliament Street
3.5 out of 5
7 Parliament St, Auckland
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The price is NZ$400 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
4.7/5Exceptional! (134 reviews)

"A house over 100 year old Victoria home. Very nicely renovated. John and his wife are very nice, breakfast is excellent."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Braemar on Parliament Street
Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group
5 out of 5
83 Symonds Street, Box 2771, Auckland
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The price is NZ$195 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,386 reviews)

"Nice hotel and staff. Building works were loud during the day above my room, swimming’s pool was out for maintenance for 2 days. Otherwise excellent."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct. 2020

Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group

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Hotel Grand Windsor MGallery by Sofitel
5 out of 5
58-60 Queen Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$205 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.5/5Wonderful! (523 reviews)

"Another wonderful stay at the Grand Windsor. Great room and service again. Thanks Pablo and team!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct. 2020

Hotel Grand Windsor MGallery by Sofitel
Crowne Plaza Auckland
4 out of 5
128 Albert St, Auckland
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
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"Got upgraded. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020

Crowne Plaza Auckland
The Sebel Quay West Auckland
4 out of 5
8 Albert Street, Auckland
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The price is NZ$229 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.5/5Wonderful! (504 reviews)

"Great handy location. Currrent roadworks outside hotel."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2020

The Sebel Quay West Auckland
CityLife Auckland
4.5 out of 5
171 Queen Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$189 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
4.4/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Clean, modern and well located. Friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely stay again!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

CityLife Auckland
Grand Mercure Auckland
4.5 out of 5
8 Customs Street, Auckland
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4.3/5Excellent! (516 reviews)

"Lovely hotel, great location, very friendly staff, and great value."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Grand Mercure Auckland
Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments
5 out of 5
6 Princes Street, Auckland City,, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$229 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Very relaxing stay after a stressful time. Room service Breakfast was delicious. Only downside was the water in the shower was just a trickle and i spoke with reception on Saturday about this and they said it would be fixed however it was not. Hard to get shampoo out of your hair!! All in all though ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul. 2020

Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments
Heritage Auckland
4.5 out of 5
35 Hobson Street, Auckland
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The price is NZ$223 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
4.2/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"The property was very big and spacious. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had a great view on top of that so from us it was a lovely stay x"…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug. 2020

Heritage Auckland
Fort Street Hostel
16-20 Fort St, Auckland
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The price is NZ$34 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"I stained over here for 3 nights in 8beds room, everything was clean, and the receptionist was very friendly and supportive"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Fort Street Hostel
Quest on Queen
3.5 out of 5
62 Queen Street, Auckland Central Business District, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$139 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.2/5Very Good! (535 reviews)

"Location was perfect for what we had planned and the view was excellent from level we were on."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2020

Quest on Queen
Airedale Boutique Suites
4 out of 5
380 Queen Street, Auckland
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The price is NZ$222 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.1/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Lovely staff, newly renovated room and the valet parking was great! Lovely welcome card on arrival as well! Would definitely come back"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul. 2020

Airedale Boutique Suites
YMCA Hostel
4 out of 5
20 Pitt Street, Auckland
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The price is NZ$55 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
4/5Very Good! (386 reviews)

"Definitely value for money - we got a private room that was very small but clean. Good for tight budgets and travellers passing thru."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020

YMCA Hostel
Waldorf St Martins Apartments Hotel
4.5 out of 5
6-12 St Martins Lane, Auckland
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4/5Very Good! (2,951 reviews)

"We arrived early and our room was already ready for us - really appreciated that"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2020

Waldorf St Martins Apartments Hotel
The Quadrant Hotel & Suites
4.5 out of 5
10 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$113 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
3.7/5Good! (989 reviews)

"Loved everything! Location, smart, well equipped and cmean. Great view too."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

The Quadrant Hotel & Suites
Albion of Auckland
3 out of 5
119 Hobson Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$94 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
3.3/5 (507 reviews)

"Central location, comfy bed & great pillows, bar downstairs"…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb. 2020

Albion of Auckland
Fat Camel Hostel
3.5 out of 5
38 FORT STREET,, Auckland, Auckland Region
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3/5 (355 reviews)

"I booked through Expedia and it stated 11am checkout. Once your onsite the site states checkout is 10am. I needed that extra hour."…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec. 2019

Fat Camel Hostel
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There are many things to love about Auckland Central Business District. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Auckland Central Business District is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Auckland Central Business District.

Historic accommodation in Auckland Central Business District will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Auckland Central Business District to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Auckland Central Business District historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Auckland Central Business District accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Auckland Central Business District?
A trip to the sights with historical relevance in Auckland Central Business District is probably on top of your travel itinerary. Be sure to check out the bustling port and fascinating museums while you’re here. You can also take time at the major shopping area.
What's the best hotel in Auckland Central Business District to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Heritage Auckland is a top 4.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features an outdoor pool and an indoor pool. Britomart Transport Centre is a short 9-minute walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include Crowne Plaza Auckland and Braemar on Parliament Street.
How many historical hotels will I find in Auckland Central Business District?
In Auckland Central Business District, there are 798 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 60 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places in Auckland Central Business District?
Auckland Central Business District is notable for landmarks like Britomart Transport Centre, Karangahape Road and Grafton Bridge. Known for its museums, cultural venues include Aotea Centre, Queens Wharf and The Civic. Other popular sights include Sky Tower and Auckland Ferry Terminal.
What is a historic hotel like in Auckland Central Business District?
A historic hotel gives guests a chance to stay in a building officially recognised with a historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world have had many former lives and uses, such as castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Auckland Central Business District often preserve original characteristics like traditional architecture and period features within the guestrooms or public spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels tend to be what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Auckland Central Business District have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Auckland Central Business District, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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