SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland
SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland

10 Best Romantic Hotels in Auckland

© SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland

Romantic Accommodation in Auckland

A honeymoon, anniversary or simply a romantic escape calls for a special type of accommodation. In Auckland, you’re certainly spoiled for choice. From the city centre to the shores of Takapuna Beach to even the Auckland Airport, couples have a wealth of romantic hotels in Auckland to choose from. To take the guesswork out of organising a honeymoon or romantic weekend away, we’ve whittled down the choice to our 10 favourite honeymoon hotels in Auckland/romantic escapes in Auckland.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in 10 Alternative Things To Do in Auckland and The Honeymoon Guide to Auckland.

1. Grand Millennium Auckland

There’s something utterly romantic about the Grand Millennium Auckland, whether it’s their pink furnishings in the Junior Suites or M Suite or their range of eateries to enjoy together. The centrally-located four-star hotel boasts spacious rooms – a treat being the Junior Suite with a spacious living area leading onto a balcony to enjoy drinks together at sunset. The hotel also has a swimming pool and gym in case you are looking for more ways to get active together.

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Grand Millennium Auckland© Grand Millennium Auckland

2. Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group

A special occasion like a honeymoon or anniversary deserves something special. You’ll certainly find it at the five-star Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group. While the hotel caters to all types of guests, there’s little chance of traveller types disturbing the other thanks to their premier spa facilities, Health Club and bars offering a more “adult-only” experience. Why not treat yourself to a couples massage at the Chaun Spa? Or have a high tea date with an exquisite array of handcrafted sweets? As for rooms, the Deluxe Room with a Dream Bed and in-touch connectivity is a popular option for couples. See more accommodation like this in 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Auckland.

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Cordis, Auckland By Lanham Hospitality Group© Cordis, Auckland By Lanham Hospitality Group

3. Stamford Plaza Auckland

Another romantic hotel in Auckland that’s wrapped in luxury is the centrally-located Stamford Plaza. The room options here are somewhat overwhelming, but a staying in one of the suites promises to be indulgently romantic with complimentary breakfast and welcome drinks for two. Extras like an espresso machine, plush bathrobes and a Bluetooth speaker system are also welcome additions. Additionally, the five-star hotel boasts an array of eateries to dine together in luxury, from a teppanyaki restaurant to high tea.

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Stamford Plaza Auckland© Stamford Plaza Auckland

4. SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland

With the Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino on your doorstep, you’re in for a fun and romantic getaway together when staying at the SkyCity Grand Hotel. The Grand Hotel is SkyCity’s five-star offering with a range of packages available, from an “Indulgence Package” with a bottle of bubbles and a voucher for their on-site spa to a “Baby Grand Package” with bubbles and breakfast for two to celebrate your babymoon. As for rooms, make it one of the Grand Harbour View Rooms for romantic sunset views.

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SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland© SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland

5. SkyCity Hotel Auckland

The little sister of the SkyCity Hotels, but no less romantic, SkyCity Hotel Auckland is sure to impress for a honeymoon or romantic escape. Choose either to cosy up in a Premium Room with a king bed, have your own courtyard space in a Premium Courtyard Room, or get that home-away-from-home vibe with a Premium Suite complete with a stylish living and dining area. Couples can make their honeymoon or anniversary easy to organise by indulging in one of SkyCity’s packages, such as the “Do Not Disturb Package” including a bottle of bubbles, chocolates, a Love Noodle box with massage oils, and in-room breakfast for two.

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SkyCity Hotel Auckland© SkyCity Hotel Auckland

6. Spencer on Byron Hotel

For an alternative location in Auckland, consider staying at The Spencer on Byron Hotel at Takapuna Beach. The hotel is a popular wedding venue for a reason, with its romantic rooms, award-winning dining and a location a mere 500 metres from the sandy shores of Takapuna Beach. Rooms are either a Studio Room or a One-Bedroom Suite, both complete with self-catering facilities should you want to enjoy a romantic night in. Otherwise, the award-winning SmokePit & Buoy Restaurant makes for a romantic place to wine and dine. Ask about the hotel’s Romance Packages too.

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Spencer on Byron Hotel© Spencer on Byron Hotel

7. Auckland Airport Kiwi Hotel

While the giant kiwi bird atop of the Auckland Airport Kiwi Hotel doesn’t exactly scream romance, the well-appointed rooms certainly do. The One Bedroom Suite and Queen Bedroom are your most luxurious options, while the Airport Saver Room and Airport Express Accommodation are great for budget-conscious couples. Auckland Airport Kiwi Hotel also makes getting between the hotel and airport effortless thanks to their free airport shuttle service and car parking for up to 10 days. The hotel also has an on-site restaurant open for breakfast and dinner, as well as a gym.

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Auckland Airport Kiwi Hotel© Auckland Airport Kiwi Hotel

8. Amora Hotel Auckland

Located by some of Auckland Central’s most stunning city parks, Amora Hotel Auckland is a top choice for couples. The hotel is not only a popular wedding venue but offers contemporary-meets-classic rooms overlooking Myers Park. Nights in are made easy thanks to the kitchen and private balcony facilities in each room. The Grill restaurant is also sure to impress your loved one while you dine al fresco on the terrace by the pool.

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Amora Hotel Auckland© Amora Hotel Auckland

9. The Shakespeare Hotel

Yes, the name is an indication as to how romantic this hotel in Auckland city centre is. Enjoy a Romeo & Juliet escape (without the tragic ending) at The Shakespeare Hotel which has been taking in guests for around 120 years. While The Shakespeare might be better known for its brewery and food at the classic pub-style restaurant, the hotel rooms offer modern decor in a heritage building. No two rooms are the same here, but the staff are happy to point you to the best one for a romantic getaway when you’re booking or calling in.

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The Shakespeare Hotel© The Shakespeare Hotel

10. Econo Lodge City Central

For a budget stay in Auckland city centre, Econo Lodge provides a surprisingly romantic ambience for your stay. The entrance boasts stained-glass displays as you make your way to either a Standard Double Room, Studio Queen or Studio Balcony. Sure, rooms might be simple, but the location more than makes up for it with all the city centre attractions within walking distance. See more like this in 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Auckland City

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Econo Lodge City Central© Econo Lodge City Central

More About Auckland for Couples

Now that you know the most romantic hotels in Auckland, see which stays from this list made it onto The 50 Best Accommodations in Auckland.


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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