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Aparthotel

VR Auckland City

City-center aparthotel within walking distance of Sky Tower

  • Free WiFi
From
S$96

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188 Hobson Street, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
7.4.Good.
  • My family and I had unpleasant stays. It brought to our attention that on the 3rd day of…

    Dec 5, 2019

  • We have booked two nights for our family of 5 adults. A two bedroom units but not very…

    Oct 22, 2019

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Social distancing measures are in place

Guests rated location

Walkable
Safe
Dining options
Shopping
Quiet
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 70 smoke-free apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Self parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car rentals on site
  • Front desk safe

Feel at home

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave

What’s around

  • In Auckland Central Business District
  • Sky Tower - 7 min walk
  • University of Auckland - 9 min walk
  • Viaduct Harbour - 16 min walk
  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 18 min walk
  • Auckland City Hospital - 23 min walk

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  • Classic One Bedroom Apartment
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  • Studio Apartment

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Auckland Central Business District
  • Sky Tower - 7 min walk
  • University of Auckland - 9 min walk
  • Viaduct Harbour - 16 min walk
  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 18 min walk
  • Auckland City Hospital - 23 min walk
  • Spark Arena - 27 min walk
  • Auckland Domain - 28 min walk
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum - 31 min walk
  • Mt. Eden - 42 min walk
  • Eden Park - 43 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland Intl. Airport (AKL) - 21 min drive
  • Auckland Britomart Station - 18 min walk
  • Auckland Mt Eden Station - 26 min walk
  • Auckland Grafton Station - 28 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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188 Hobson Street, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

At a glance

Size

  • 70 apartments
  • Arranged over 10 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free, per registered adult, when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Covered onsite self parking (NZD 30 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: Chinese, English, Filipino, Hindi

At the aparthotel

Food and drink

  • Water dispenser

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2005
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Hindi

In the apartment

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer/dryer

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Recreation

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

  • Deposit: NZD 250 per stay

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 36 per person (one-way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.5 percent

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for NZD 25 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 35 per night
  • Airport shuttle service for children costs NZD 36 (one-way)
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

ParkingPay at property

  • Covered self parking costs NZD 30 per night with in/out privileges
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place.

Contactless check-out is available.

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Long-term renters welcome.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and window guards on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Auckland City Oaks
  • VR Auckland City Aparthotel
  • VR Aparthotel
  • Oaks On Hobson
  • VR Auckland City New Zealand
  • VR Auckland City Auckland
  • VR Auckland City Aparthotel
  • VR Auckland City Aparthotel Auckland
  • Auckland City Oaks Apartment
  • Oaks Auckland City
  • Auckland City Oaks Hotel Auckland Central
  • Auckland City Oaks New Zealand
  • Oaks On Hobson
  • VR Auckland City Apartment
  • Auckland City Oaks Hotel Central
  • VR Auckland City New Zealand

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FAQs

  • Yes, VR Auckland City does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs NZD 30 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Brothers Beer (4-min walk), City Works Depot (4-min walk), and Best Ugly Bagels (5-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 36 per person one-way.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming, ecotours, and segway rentals.
7.4.Good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    hotel room looks new, clean and bright, location and parking convenient

    1 night family trip, Jan 30, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Great location, very convenient with easy access to everywhere. Building a bit old but acceptable. Air conditioning in the living room area only. One of the room we stayed is without an open-able window, Can get stuffy..... housekeeping not up to standard......

    4 night family trip, Dec 23, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Acceptable for Business Trip

    Apartment One Bedroom became a two bedroom on the 7th floor, nice upgrade thanks. I'm on a business trip so my criteria is simple: quiet enough to sleep, and desk to work from. Kitchenette is a nice to have. Value for money in the CBD is also important. This met the criteria so I'm happy enough. Nothing woke me up, desk is good. Kitchenette, only used the kettle but the rest look in working order. VR does feel a little dilapidated—but I don't care. There was no soap but that was quickly fixed. The wifi was a little confusing so just used my iPhone. If on the lower floors I think Hobson St might be noisy.

    1 night business trip, Aug 15, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    It was lovely and quiet with great blockout curtains. The only thing that was warrant a gripe was the state of the dirty carpet but I understand the apartment are being renovated. It had everything we needed though and staff were very helpful when our Wotif booking hadn't showed up.

    2 night romance trip, Aug 6, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Good location and facilities but overall pretty tired.

    1 night trip, Aug 6, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    The building/rooms felt a bit tired (broken lift buttons etc), however they were currently in the process of painting and undergoing maintenance in some areas. Reception staff were friendly & prompt respond to any requests. Rooms were average condition but clean.

    3 night family trip, Jul 19, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    I liked the location. We were handy to most things that we wanted to do and it was big enough for the 5 of us. The room was not too clean, there was still crumbs and hair on the floor and we had to ask for amenities to clean our dishes as none had been provided. The staff were very friendly however and it was great to be able to store our luggage.

    2 night family trip, Jul 16, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Convenient location

    Convenient location and friendly staff but not very clean and a bit of noise from other rooms.

    Kerri, 2 night family trip, Jul 11, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Property was well located in inner city Auckland but paying $37/night to park in a narrow cramped and overcrowded onsite carpark was a bit much when we drove around the corner and saw a public carpark for $15/night

    1 night family trip, Jul 10, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Lady at the reception was very helpful. The place was a bit dated, room service never happened in 3 nights of stay, had to ask for extra towels. Room was clean but dated.

    3 night romance trip, Jul 1, 2021

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