With free parking, a warm, personal welcome awaits you at my boutique Studio. Spacious & private with many extras in this clean, guest focused space. Your caring host wants you to have a memorable & authentic city experience. For free parking & early/late checkin/checkout please advise when booking.
2.5 yrs of 5 Star Reviews
In top 5 of 100 Airbnb Auckland listings
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Guests love it. Large, self contained & central. Perfect for a couple or single. Walk everywhere. Book now
Easy walking access to the CBD, harbour, nightlife, quality city restaurants and cafes and also perfect if you want the flexibility of self catering. A very warm and personal welcome awaits you at my unique, boutique central Auckland Studio:
* Bright, modern, large open plan - fully self contained
* GROUND FLOOR level - easy access for you, your luggage & car
* Spacious lounge for comfort and relaxation
* Well equipped kitchenette and pantry - self cater or eat out
* Sleep soundly on brand new plush queen bed in separate sleeping area
* Wardrobe, drawers, iron and ironing board - extra bedding and pillows
* 2 Luggage racks
* Large bathroom with fabulous shower, lots of towels, hairdryer, heated towel rail, toiletries and many toiletry and travel extras.
* Air conditioning and heating
* Laundry available by request
* Online app about Studio and city sights and amenities available by request
Complimentary off street car parking (a huge $ and convenience bonus in Auckland city.) Close by are cycleways and cycleway maps with secure on-site garaging for your bikes. Please advise bike requirements as soon as you know.
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The air conditioned/heated central city Studio is equipped with everything you need for your stay in Auckland including:
- Internet, Wifi and 4 USB charging hubs
- TV, DVD player and DVDs
- Radio, CD player
- Books - NZ travel and novels
- Auckland city information - maps, restaurants, tours entertainment etc.
- Very knowledgeable host who delights in sharing 'local' city and country knowledge so you can have a really memorable holiday - ask about my online App Guidebook to help you navigate the city sights, restaurants and so much more.
To help you settle in you will be welcomed with complimentary:
* Ground coffee
* Several varieties of tea
* Fresh milk
* Fruit and other treats
(if any of the above not needed or a dietary substitute required please advise)
There is a large, very well provisioned supermarket (5 mins walk) as well as an Asian supermarket. The kitchenette is equipped with all the necessary kitchen equipment for you to self cater:
* Two element induction cook top
* Bench top oven/grill - available by request
* Electric Kettle
* Coffee plunger
* Cooking equipment and utensils plus all sorts of condiments and pantry basics. It's all there for you to use and suitable for longer term stays.
It will be a pleasure to shop for you for breakfast supplies - reimbursement at cost. Let me know your requirements.
If you are celebrating a special occasion I'd love to arrange any special/secret surprises you may require - flowers, champagne, chocolates, spa/facial booking, theatre tickets, restaurant booking etc. Please let me know how I can help you make this special occasion in my city a truly memorable one. Tell me how I can help you achieve this.
My online App guidebook will assist you with this also. Ask me to send it to you.
The fully self contained, unique central Auckland studio is on the ground floor of a converted engineering factory, now transformed into five modern private apartments where all the apartment owners live. The building's austere, commercial factory outer appearance gives no hint of the stylish, secluded and unique accommodation contained within. Totally transformed and awaiting you on the ground floor of this converted city factory is the modern, fully self contained Studio. Upstairs is the owners loft style apartment. The Studio decor reflects a modern international feel and definitely has that Wow factor - be prepared to be surprised. Your unique, boutique central city retreat awaits you.
Sky City, many superb restaurants, cafes, pubs and lively hip nightlife are all within walking distance along with hairdressing, beauty Spa and gyms.
This is a very dynamic, changing part of Auckland city CBD. Many of the city's older commercial buildings are being converted or replaced with quality apartments, restaurants and cafes which is transforming and providing a new vitality and livability to this part of the city. This transformation brings construction noise to the area. With construction hours tightly controlled by the Auckland Council, thick walls and double glazing you are assured of minimal noise disturbance. Guests say "we're here to make the most of our time to explore and enjoy the city, it's definitely the perfect spot for a 'local kiwi' experience."
New Zealand is an adventure playground. Explore Auckland CBD and New Zealand's coastal and city cycle ways. Secure on-site garaging can be provided for your bikes - please advise if you require this.
If you would like to return for a 1 night stay, (maybe when you pass back through Auckland or before you fly out of New Zealand) and your booking fits into a space on the calendar please send a message so I can help. Also happy to care for some of your luggage while you travel out of Auckland for a few days. eg to the Bay of Islands, Waiheke Island or Rotorua.
Long term bookings welcomed. Please inquire.
Airbnb hosts, with proof of listing number, will be offered a special rate for bookings of 3 nights or more.
The Studio is central, totally self contained and has its own private entry, accessed at ground level. It is accessed by a coded key pad. If for some unexpected reason I can't meet and welcome you personally I will advise you the door code. I like to welcome my guests so this hardly ever happens.
Parking is just outside the Studio, in the Studio's private, dedicated off street parking space.
TIP: If you start your NZ journey in Auckland, a car is not needed while you are at the Studio because it is so central. You can rent your car when you are ready to leave town. Major car rental companies and lesser known budget rental car companies are close by.
Also if you end your journey in Auckland, return your car in the city and take public transport to the airport when you leave. I appreciate how every penny counts when you are traveling.
Special offer: Guests arriving into New Zealand early or departing late can check in or out, outside the stated arrival/departure times by arrangement - It is important to advise your travel requirements at time of booking so I can accommodate your requirements.
When departing guests and new arrivals overlap, co-operation is required so that cleaning and provisioning can be completed and the Studio ready and perfect for you. I'll do my best to accommodate your itinerary.
I'm happy to discuss keeping the Studio available for you the night before your early morning arrival or the night of a late departure, at a reduced rate, so that you have access to it to suit your travel needs. This will be dependent on existing bookings. Please let me know at time of booking how I can help.
Interaction with guests
I will meet and warmly welcome you on arrival and will be available before and during your stay to assist with any questions or help you may require. Sharing local city and country knowledge with you so you have the best possible experience in Auckland city and New Zealand is my goal.
As a frequent traveler and an international Airbnb user I understand what makes for perfect accommodation and hosting balanced with your need for privacy.
I love to chat about travel, to hear your stories and get to know you. It's not always possible but over a cuppa or glass of wine together, if time and both our schedules permit, getting to know you and sharing stories is always a highlight for me. No pressure!
Ask for a copy of my online App guidebook to the Studio, neighborhood and Auckland. Use it to plan your time in Auckland.
Other things to note
New World Supermarket is just 5 mins walk away - groceries, fish, meat, fruit, veges, ready meals, wine, beer etc. This is a huge supermarket that caters to every need including freshly cooked food and tempting salads along with on site bakery, deli foods and microwave ready meals.
An Asian grocery shop is just 2 blocks away.
The centrally located Studio is close to the business district and sightseeing as well as being provisioned and equipped for your leisure, business or academic requirements.
TIP: If you are reading this at the start of your planning, try to allow longer in Auckland than one or two nights. There is plenty to see and do and more importantly, you will appreciate having time to recover from a long flight to get here.
If I can help with any planning of your New Zealand travels please let me know. Tell me what your interests are and then I can offer an insiders suggestions just right for you. I'm very happy to help you maximize your time in amazing New Zealand.
I appreciate your choosing to stay with me and respectful guests are warmly welcomed. Absolutely, no smoking, drugs or pets.
Extra overnight guests and children cannot be accommodated.
If you have any extra requirements please let me know in advance so I can help you.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
A traveler myself I love the ease of staying in others homes/apartments and enjoying a more warm, personal and local experience when traveling. I also always appreciate a property that is thoughtfully equipped with hosts who understand travelers need and are available and very happy to respond and accommodate their guest's needs. Let me provide this for you.
This year I traveled to magical Antarctica (bucket list tick and so much more.) Highly recommend. Also to China (Panda bucket list tick) along with spending 6 weeks in Songdo Sth Korea (cat sitting) and a month in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
Every year I travel during NZ winter to cat sit and have done this for several years including to China and France. This gives me the opportunity to live and experience the area like a local, which I love.
Walking (fitbit fan) and dancing are my exercise - ballroom, ceroc, rock'n'roll, latin. Come join me, I dance several nights a week. It's a wonderful way to socialize and exercise.
Being in walking distance of the centre of Auckland city, (our almost 'most livable city in the world') I attend many events - film, theatre, festivals, etc. Its all on my doorstep and I take advantage of it. Life is for living. I am loving living my life.
I invite you to experience all there is on offer in Auckland and to warmly welcome you to the Studio.