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21 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2024]

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Where to Find the Most Romantic Accommodations 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 CBD to the shores of Takapuna Beach to the forests of Waitakere, 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 favourite honeymoon accommodation and romantic hotels in Auckland.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in the 10 Romantic Activities in Auckland for Couples and The Romantic Getaway and Honeymoon Guide to Auckland.

1. Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group – Romantic Luxury Hotel in Auckland

A special occasion like a honeymoon or anniversary deserves a special stay. 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 “adults-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 the 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Auckland.

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

2. Stamford Plaza Auckland – Romantic Hotel in Auckland CBD

Another romantic hotel in Auckland that’s wrapped in luxury is the centrally-located Stamford Plaza Auckland. The room options here are somewhat overwhelming, but 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

3. SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland – Honeymoon Accommodation in Auckland CBD

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. Needless to say, this one ranks in Where to Stay in Auckland: 50 BEST Accommodations in Auckland.

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SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland© SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland

4. SkyCity Hotel Auckland – Romantic Hotel in 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

5. Waitakere Resort & Spa – Honeymoon Accommodation in Auckland

Nestled in the native forests of the Waitakere Ranges, Waitakere Resort & Spa offers the ultimate city escape for couples. Bask in the glorious views from your private balcony or while lounging by the outdoor pool. There’s a stylish restaurant on-site, making date night a breeze, while the rooms are elegantly curated. For more small-scale stays, take a look at the 20 Best Boutique Accommodations in Auckland.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Waitakere Resort & Spa

6. Spencer on Byron Hotel – Romantic Accommodation in Auckland North Shore

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 Smoke Pit & Buoy Restaurant makes for a romantic place to wine and dine. Ask about the hotel’s Romance Packages too. For more self-catering options, be sure to check out the 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Auckland.

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Spencer on Byron Hotel© Spencer on Byron Hotel

7. Parkside Hotel & Apartments – Romantic Apartment Hotel in Auckland

Located by some of Auckland Central’s most stunning city parks, Parkside Hotel & Apartments 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, while added conveniences like undercover parking take the stress out of a city escape.

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Amora Hotel Auckland© Amora Hotel Auckland

8. Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour – Honeymoon Hotel in Auckland CBD

Located in arguably the most picturesque part of Auckland city, the Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour boasts excellent views of the city centre marina packed with fantastic boats, bars and eateries. The views can be enjoyed from the floor-to-ceiling windows of your room or suite exquisitely designed with French flair. In between relaxing in your room, enjoying a spa treatment at the So Spa, indulging in gourmet cuisine at one of the three on-site bars/restaurants and treating yourself to high tea.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

9. Lush & Co Auckland Bed & Breakfast – Affordable Romantic Accommodation in West Auckland

A charming B&B accommodation in West Auckland with reasonable prices, Lush & Co Auckland Bed & Breakfast is well worth considering. There are four queen/king rooms available, each with free breakfast, WiFi, off-street parking, air-conditioning, tea/coffee-making facilities and more. Rooms share a bathroom, as well as a kitchen/dining area, lounge and a cute little gift shop. For more affordable stays, take a look at the 20 BEST Budget Accommodations in Auckland.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Lush & Co Auckland Bed & Breakfast

10. Eden Park Bed and Breakfast Inn – Romantic B&B in Auckland

Located in the trendy inner-city suburb of Mt Eden, Eden Park Bed and Breakfast Inn offers a luxurious boutique stay without the over-the-top price tag. The charming B&B is ideal for couples with its elegant decor complementing the architecture of this Edwardian villa. Guests are treated to a fabulous breakfast each morning.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Eden Park Bed and Breakfast Inn

11. Andelin Guest House – Romantic Accommodation in Devonport

Escape to Devonport, conveniently close to the Auckland ferry terminal, at the luxurious Andelin Guest House. The romantic retreat is a tastefully restored 1800s villa with modern amenities. Each room is unique, either boasting an ensuite with a twin shower or a clawfoot bathroom, while others have a private verandah to soak in the afternoon sun.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Andelin Guest House

12. The Boat House – Romantic Accommodation in Howick and Half Moon Bay

Want to impress your loved one with unique romantic accommodation in Auckland? Take a look at this unique hillside A-frame chalet overlooking the harbour waters of Shelly Park. Entry to The Boat House is the main event here with its cable car through the bush. See what there is to do nearby in the 6 Best Things to Do in Howick & Half Moon Bay.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© The Boat House

13. Mudbrick Cottages – Romantic Accommodation on Waiheke Island

Set among the grounds of the Mudbrick Vineyard on Waiheke Island, Mudbrick Cottages is one of several luxury accommodations in Auckland provided by Mudbrick. Enjoy the cottages’ old-world charm combined with foodie experiences just moments away at the on-site restaurant.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Mudbrick Cottages

14. Delamore Lodge – Honeymoon Accommodation on Waiheke Island

More luxury awaits on Waiheke, this time at one of the most prestigious five-star resort-style accommodations in Auckland, Delamore Lodge. Enjoy panoramic views from the infinity pool, restaurant or your suite or apartment’s balcony. Should you require some extra pampering, there’s a spa, jacuzzi and sauna on-site.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Delamore Lodge

15. Hotel DeBrett

Nestled at the end of Auckland Central’s vibrant High Street and moments away from Queen Street, Hotel DeBrett is a luxurious boutique hotel with a characteristic art deco flair. Each room is unique and features local art and photography. What’s more, you can treat your loved one to high tea or a drink at the popular Cornerbar.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Hotel DeBrett

16. Ohtel Auckland

A chic five-star boutique hotel on a quieter street of the Viaduct Harbour, Ohtel Auckland offers a lavish contemporary stay in the city centre. Enjoy designer rooms ideal for couples, as well as indulgent facilities including a swimming pool among private parkland. Discover more hotels worth considering in the 10 Best Hotels in Auckland.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Ohtel Auckland

17. Warblers Retreat

An irresistible eco-retreat for couples, Warblers Retreat is your ultimate escape into the wilderness. The bush-clad property is awash in nature walks with glowworms and various conservation projects happening at this eco-B&B. Spend summer by the saltwater pool or take a spa bath among the forest.

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10 Most Romantic Hotels & Accommodations in Auckland [2023]© Warblers Retreat

18. 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

19. Auckland Airport Kiwi Hotel – Romantic Auckland Airport Accommodation

While the giant kiwi bird atop 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

20. The Shakespeare Hotel

Yes, the name is an indication of 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

21. [CLOSED] 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.

More Romantic Hotels and Accommodations in Auckland for Couples

That’s it for our list of the most romantic hotels and accommodations in Auckland. For more inspiration for your romantic getaway, check these out:

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.


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About The Author

Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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