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Premium bedding, down duvet, minibar, in-room safe

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Gym

Explore the area

    Popular LocationViaduct Harbour24 min drive
    Popular LocationAuckland Ferry Terminal25 min drive
    Popular LocationPrinces Wharf26 min drive
    AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)44 min drive

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About this area


Located in Bayswater, VR Takapuna is near a metro station and on the waterfront. Princes Wharf and Auckland Ferry Terminal are worth exploring if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Sylvia Park. Enjoy an event or a match at Spark Arena, and consider making time for Auckland Zoo—a top attraction that's not to be missed.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range - 9 min drive
  • Takapuna Beach - 11 min drive
  • Viaduct Harbour - 24 min drive
  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 25 min drive
  • Princes Wharf - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland Remuera Station - 17 min drive
  • AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 44 min drive


  • Bayswater — 1 min walk

About this property

VR Takapuna

Luxury hotel with marina and restaurant
This smoke-free hotel features a marina, a restaurant and a fitness centre. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a conference centre are on-site. All 32 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and MP3 docks. Guests will find kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and dishwashers.
VR Takapuna offers 32 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with MP3 docking stations and washers/dryers. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and DVD players. Accommodation at this 4-star hotel has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: NZD 25 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Full-sized fridge
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Separate living room
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Washer/dryer


  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (300 square feet of space)


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Marina on site
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway beds available


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels
  • DVD player
  • MP3 dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Fridge
  • Hob

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Washer and dryer



Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7 AM - 10 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (8 AM - 6 PM)
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests arriving outside these times should use the speakerphone located on the right side of the main entrance. Press the button and provide your name and details to the operator, the main door will then open for you. Pick up your room key which is placed in an envelope with your room number and instructions on the reception desk. Please follow these instructions, if you have any issues please call the number provided on the reception counter (next to phone).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 40.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 25.0 per stay

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: NZD 250 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 40.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Auckland Takapuna Oaks Apartment Bayswater
Auckland Takapuna Oaks Apartment
Auckland Takapuna Oaks Bayswater
Auckland Takapuna Oaks
Auckland Takapuna Oaks Hotel Bayswater
VR Takapuna Apartment Bayswater
VR Takapuna Apartment
VR Takapuna Bayswater
VR Takapuna Auckland/Bayswater
VR Takapuna Hotel
VR Takapuna Bayswater
VR Takapuna Hotel Bayswater

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at VR Takapuna and receive a full refund?
Yes, VR Takapuna offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to VR Takapuna cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is VR Takapuna pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at VR Takapuna?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at VR Takapuna?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM.
What time is check-out at VR Takapuna?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is VR Takapuna located?
Situated on the waterfront, this luxury hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Auckland Ferry Terminal, Princes Wharf and Takapuna Beach. SkyCity Casino and Sky Tower are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
The property is tired and many of the amenities such as the dishwasher or Clothes washers don't work.
Stayed 14 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Carpets were stained. Reception closed at night. Great ferry access to city. Ample parking Generous room size.
Stayed 8 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
The location was nice, but our room felt stuffy/the air seemed stale and there was mould in the showers tile grout
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities
Pleasant, convenient, safe area, beautiful part of Auckland, beautiful view. The room was in excellent condition; clean and spacious.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020