The 10 Best Hotels Near Auckland Airport

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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Need quick and easy accommodation near Auckland’s International Airport in NZ? Read on for local insight into the best hotels near the Auckland Airport. Find out who offers free airport shuttle services, what are the cheapest hotels, which hotels are the closest and where to find a little touch of luxury.

1. Novotel Auckland Airport Hotel

The closest hotel to the Auckland Airport plus its 4 Star rated!

The ultimate in convenience, The Novotel Auckland Airport is situated right across the road from the International Terminal. No waiting, no travelling and no parking hassles. The Novotel offers 4 Star level hotel style accommodation, an onsite restaurant and bar along with 24 hour room service.

  • Rooms. Find a range of room configurations available for singles, doubles and up to two children. The Hotel has over 250 rooms available.
  • Price Guide. $300 to $500 (10% Accor Members discount available year round).
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 200 metres, 2 minute walk.
  • WiFi In Room. Yes, at additional cost.
  • Facilities. Rental car depots within easy walking distance, gym, meeting rooms, early/late check in/out available for extra fee.
  • Nearby Attractions. Treasure Island Adventure Mini Golf, Butterfly Creek, Lock n Load Paintball Arena and Rocket Ropes.

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2. ibis budget Auckland Airport

Budget friendly with free overnight parking – the cheapest hotel near Auckland Airport.

Economical family friendly hotel within walking distance of the Auckland Airport (if you are feeling energetic and don’t have to carry too much luggage!). The ibis Budget Hotel is perfect for those with an early departure or late arrival. A small selection of shops are situated right across the road and include a supermarket, cafes, pharmacy, Warehouse and other fast food style dining options.

  • Rooms. Find a good range of tidy, clean, compact rooms with several configurations available including rooms with one queen bed, two single beds, one king bed and overhead bunk bed and one double bed with two bunk beds ideal for families. The ibis has almost 200 rooms on offer.
  • Price Guide. $130 to $150
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 1.3 km, 15 minutes walk or 2 minutes by car.
  • WiFi In Room. Yes, at additional cost.
  • Facilities. Vending machine, Breakfast Bar and Barber Shop. Rental car depots within easy walking distance.
  • Nearby Attractions.  Butterfly Creek, Lock n Load Paintball Arena, Rocket Ropes and Treasure Island Adventure Mini Golf.

3. Sudima Auckland Airport

Luxury hotel rated 4.5 Stars, free overnight parking along with a paid Airport shuttle bus service.

At 4.5 Stars, the Sudima is the perfect choice for travellers seeking all the comforts of home and much more. Guests are able to make use of a 24 hour reception and room service, perfect for those arriving and departing at odd hours. The Sudima also has the added bonus of a heated indoor pool – the perfect way to unwind after a long flight. Airport transfers are availablefor $6 per person. 

  • Rooms. Find three types of rooms; the Superior, the Executive and the Executive Suite catering well to couples, twin share and those who are looking for a touch of luxury. Choose from 153 rooms in total.
  • Price Guide. $230 to $350. Booking ahead can secure cheaper rates and members of the Star Card Loyalty Program are able to access discounts of 10% on room rates.
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 3 km, 6 minutes drive, or 35 minutes walk.
  • WiFi In Room. Yes, at addition cost.
  • Facilities. Indoor heated lap pool, gym, a selection of seven meetings rooms and an onsite restaurant and bar. Rental car depots within easy walking distance.
  • Nearby Attractions. Rocket Ropes, Butterfly Creek, Treasure Island Adventure Mini Golf and the Villa Maria Estate Winery.

4. Heartland Hotel Auckland Airport

Free airport shuttle, outdoor pool and 4 Star Rated accommodation.

4 Star Hotel suitable for business travellers and families. Expect friendly, personalised service and a welcoming atmosphere. Avoid the hassle of airport parking facilities with the Heartland Hotel’s short and long term parking options. The Heartland Hotel also features an outdoor pool and spa.

  • Rooms. Find a good choice of standard, superior and one bedroom rooms catering for singles doubles, and families. Rooms are a good size and well furnished, there are 142 altogether.
  • Price Guide. $245 to $350 
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 3.2 km, 6 minutes drive.
  • WiFi In Room. Free.
  • Facilities. Outdoor pool, spa, gym, onsite restaurant and 24 hour room service.
  • Nearby Attractions. Villa Maria Estate, Ambury Regional Park and the Formula E Indoor Raceway.

5. Jet Park Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

Free airport shuttle, 10 days free parking and free WiFi…what more could you want!

Classic New Zealand luxury and award winning service best describe the Jet Park Airport Hotel. Indulge yourself in the top quality surrounds, modern furnishings and a lagoon style outdoor pool. Travel to the airport easily with the free airport shuttle service.

  • Rooms. A wide range of room configurations well designed to suit almost any need are on offer at the Jet Park Airport Hotel. Choose from queen and king size bed options, along with the usual twin share and executive style suites. For a longer stay there is also apartment style rooms available. A total of 220 rooms to choose from.
  • Price Guide. $200 to $350
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 4 km, 8 minutes drive.
  • WiFi In Room. Free.
  • Facilities. Free airport shuttle, outdoor lagoon style pool, kids play area and award winning restaurant.
  • Nearby Attractions. Villa Maria Estate, Ambury Regional Park and Formula E Indoor Raceway.

Auckland City, NZ

6. Naumi Hotel Auckland Airport

Raising the bar – the Naumi is modern luxury at its best – 5 Stars all round! – The best choice for the discerning guest.

Pronounced “know-me”, the Naumi Hotel provides exceptional service in designer surrounds. Enjoy lush grounds, superb dining and luxurious comfort along with an eclectic mix of handpicked pieces of art found throughout the hotel. 24 hour in-room dining is a nice bonus when you are arriving and departing at different times of the day not to mention the in room slippers!

  • Rooms. 193 beautiful rooms, complete with large smart TV’s, private balcony and luxury bedding. Rooms are designed for two people, but extra bedding can be provided for up to two children.
  • Price Guide. $300 to well over $1000
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 4.5 km, 8 minutes drive
  • WiFi In Room. Free.
  • Facilities. Mini putt, solar heated outdoor swimming pool and well equipped gym. Six meeting rooms/event spaces are also available for use.             
  • Nearby Attractions. Watercare Coastal Walkway, Villa Maria Estate, Ambury Regional Park, Mt. Eden and the Formula E Indoor Raceway.

7. Auckland Airport Lodge

Clean, comfortable and affordable. Free airport transfers and 14 days free car parking if travelling overseas.

Fully self-contained accommodation at reasonable rates, as well as the convenience of full onsite laundry facilities. Well maintained and partially renovated the Auckland Airport Lodge is the perfect choice for those passing through the Auckland Airport. A good selection of dining options are located at the nearby shops.

  • Rooms. Choose from a selection of standard or deluxe rooms, complete with cooking facilities and king or queen size beds. Portacots are available for hire. Two bedroom units are available along with the usual one bedroom and studio units. 25 rooms in total.
  • Price Guide. $180 to $250. Book ahead and save.
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 4.5 km, 8 minutes drive.
  • WiFi In Room. Free.
  • Facilities. Laundry facilities on site and one conference room.
  • Nearby Attractions. Watercare Coastal Walkway, Villa Maria Winery and the Mangere Mountain & Education Centre.

8. Holiday Inn Auckland Airport

Quiet, family friendly option, paid airport shuttle service.

Set in a quieter location, the Holiday Inn is situated off the main highway and offers an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Auckland’s airport traffic. Popular with families, the Holiday Inn caters well to children with a “kids stay and eat for free” option for children under 12 and several children’s entertainments areas.

  • Rooms. Find a selection of rooms catering to up to three adults or two adults and two children. The Holiday Inn Auckland Airport Hotel has a total of 251 rooms.
  • Price Guide. $320 to $400
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 4.5 km, 8 minutes drive.
  • WiFi In Room. Free.
  • Facilities. Swimming pool, modern gym, complimentary car parking, self service guest laundry, onsite restaurant and a selection of ten meeting rooms.
  • Nearby Attractions. Manukau Live Steamers, Rainbow’s End Theme Park, Villa Maria Winery and the Mangere Mountain & Education Centre.

9. Kudos Airport Apartments

Large apartment style living with own kitchen and laundry.

Affordable, spacious, well maintained Auckland Airport accommodation, for all kinds of travellers. Kudos provides a shuttle bus to the airport for $6 per person. A free start up breakfast is included in the price along with free parking.

  • Rooms. Kudos offers a choice of 12 apartment style rooms, including a kitchen and laundry. The apartments are the perfect option for short term stays, stop-overs and longer holidays. Each apartment has one queen bedroom and one single bedroom.
  • Price Guide. $195 to $205
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 4.8 km, 9 minutes drive.
  • WiFi In Room. Free.
  • Facilities. Two bedrooms, large apartment style living, fridge/freezer and laundry with washer and dryer.
  • Nearby Attractions. Manukau Live Steamers, Watercare Coastal Walkway, Rainbow’s End Theme Park, Villa Maria Winery and the Mangere Mountain & Education Centre.

View to Auckland Harbor

10. Best Western BK’s Pioneer Motor Lodge

Quality affordable mid-range accommodation with free airport shuttle available 24/7.

4 Star rated, comfortable clean accommodation suitable for a variety of needs. The Best Western is a smaller sized typical NZ style hotel with mid-range pricing and all the necessities including good old Kiwi great customer service.

  • Rooms. Choose from standard studio style units, one bedroom or two bedroom options. Spa Bath units are available upon request. 37 rooms to choose from.
  • Price Guide. $170 – $300
  • Distance From Auckland Airport. 4.4 km, 9 minutes drive.
  • WiFi In Room. Free.
  • Facilities. Playground, guest laundry and dry cleaning service.
  • Nearby Attractions. Rainbow’s End Theme Park, Villa Maria Winery and the Mangere Mountain & Education Centre.

Our Verdict

Lets face it we would all stay at the luxury Naumi Hotel if price was not a factor, but for those looking for a slightly cheaper accommodation option the ibis budget Auckland Airport Hotel the place to be. The best value for money from our list is the Kudos Airport Apartments, particularly if you are sticking around for a while as you can self cater and do your own laundry. The Jet Park Airport Hotel has the best swimming pool and an excellent restaurant. Our top pick for families is the Holiday Inn, while the Heartland Hotel offers a good all round service including free airport shuttle.

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