Prefer to stay somewhere offering a little local personality?

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland offers a stylish range of accommodation choices that are small on size but big on style. From Art Deco to Spanish Mission-styled heritage buildings, sleek new builds to revamped villas, its range of boutique hotels all come with their own unique charm.

Read on below to view some of the city’s top boutique hotel options.

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Airedale Boutique Suites

Located on Queen Street in the vibrant heart of Auckland’s theatre district, Airedale Boutique Suites has recently completed a comprehensive refurbishment as the newest member of the Legacy Collection, the Scenic Hotel Group’s collection of unique, premium properties.

Combining the flair of Art Deco architecture with modern style and comfort, it offers 80 rooms, a fitness centre and valet parking, plus some of Auckland’s top entertainment, shopping and eating places right on your doorstep, as well as its own Trocadero Restaurant and Bar.

The Hotel Britomart

With 5 Green Star Design and Build ratings, The Hotel Britomart has sustainability built in from the ground up. Plus, the best of the Britomart and downtown waterfront Auckland is just outside. The Hotel Britomart has 99 stylish guest rooms, all with snug timber-lined walls, hand-made ceramics, and minibars full of locally sourced treats.

Enjoy The Libraries, a succession of elegant spaces for intimate gatherings; The Wine Library or The Chef’s Library for tailored wine tastings or private dinners; or kingi restaurant, celebrating sustainably caught seafood.

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Fable Auckland

Built in 1928, Fable Auckland’s Art Deco glamour is a gateway to a bygone era of charm and luxury in the heart of Auckland’s Queen Street. It offers 79 luxurious guest rooms and suites plus all the latest amenities including a hot tub & sauna, in-room spa services, fitness centre, meeting spaces and valet parking.

Its opulent Art Deco restaurant and bar can be partially or fully booked for anything from an intimate dinner to an elegant cocktail function of up to 100 people.

Hotel DeBrett

Nestled within the old-world charm of Auckland’s High Street lies the delightfully Art Deco-styled Hotel DeBrett. It’s home to 25 rooms offering a chic mix of mid-century modern furniture, New Zealand art, and contemporary comforts.

Its signature restaurant, DeBretts Kitchen, specialises in contemporary New Zealand cuisine, while its beloved Housebar is resplendent in elegant Art Deco detailing. Known for its 1920s inspired High Tea, DeBretts also offers meetings and events spaces and a charming courtyard for dining and functions.

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Hotel Fitzroy curated by Fable

Immerse yourself in a relaxed stay in this carefully restored landmark villa, where your hosts can curate your perfect Ponsonby experience. Offering 10 beautifully designed, luxurious guest rooms, vibrant Ponsonby Road and its shopping and nightlife is a mere 5-minute stroll away.

In-house pleasures include sipping on a refreshing welcome drink, relaxing in the library with hors d’oeuvres and fine wine, a complimentary mini-bar, and basking in the morning sunshine over your in-room breakfast service. 

Abstract Hotel & Residences

Located at the top of the city near vibrant K’Road, Abstract offers 273 rooms and apartments for urban adventurers wanting to immerse themselves in Auckland’s culinary, artistic and nightlife scene.

From the Collage all-day eatery and its associated garden bar with fireplace, to the comfort of the luxury Lounge and the tranquillity of the library bar, this hotel is where style and service converge. Abstract offers a communal co-working gallery and event space, private meeting room, gym and outdoor artists laneway, with a luxury spa coming soon.  

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The Convent Hotel

The Convent Hotel, once a community for nuns, has reopened its doors as a beautifully crafted boutique hotel. Located in Grey Lynn, away from the city chaos but only a stone's throw from Auckland’s centre, there’s no need to take a vow of poverty; stay in relaxing luxury in one of 22 cosy, character-filled rooms in this Spanish Mission-style building.

The Ada restaurant, with its vaulted glass ceiling, was once the cloisters and offers a seasonal menu with an Italian influence.  

Ohtel Auckland

New Zealand-owned and operated, Ohtel Auckland is a boutique hotel featuring mid-century furnishings and quintessential New Zealand artwork. Boasting a funky and quirky vibe, its suites feature working record players with classic vinyl and luxurious baths to completely relax and feel at home.

Offering 27 rooms and located minutes from the Viaduct Harbour, the hospitality hub on Auckland’s waterfront, Ohtel offers a range of amenities and services including an outdoor swimming pool, spa and sauna, gym, carparking and the relaxed dining space of Ohtel Pantry.

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