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VR Auckland City, Auckland

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188 Hobson StreetAuckland1010New Zealand

Upscale apartment with kitchen, near Sky Tower
  • Free on-the-go breakfast and free WiFi
Value for money
Best value for money
Great location
Service is adequate
Breakfast can be improved
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VR Auckland City, Auckland

from $111
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  • X-One Bedroom
  • X-Two Bedroom
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  • Classic Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Executive Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms
  • Studio Suite, 1 Queen Bed

About VR Auckland City, Auckland

Central Auckland aparthotel, minutes from the Sky Tower

Near Queen Street

Located in central Auckland, VR Auckland City's aparthotel is a 10-minute stroll from the Town Hall and iconic Sky Tower. You’ll also find the popular Queen Street shopping district a block away. Located in the business district.

Views from the Sky Walk

You can discover Auckland from above on the Sky Tower’s Sky Walk, featuring sweeping panoramic views for 80 km. If you prefer keeping your feet on the ground, you can drive 10 minutes to Auckland Museum to explore a treasure trove of Maori history.

Free breakfast to go

The aparthotel provides a complimentary breakfast to go, perfect to grab before going sightseeing. Perks also include free access to Les Mills fitness center, a 10-minute walk away.

Free WiFi, kitchenettes

The hotel’s 110 modern double-glazed studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments all come with kitchenettes and free WiFi. If you’re staying for a while, you’ll appreciate the in-room washers and dryers.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 83 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 10 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free on-the-go breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2005
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer/dryer
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

VR Auckland City, Auckland’s small print

Also known as

  • Auckland City Oaks
  • VR Auckland City Aparthotel
  • VR Aparthotel
  • 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


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve onsite parking. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

Mandatory fees

Deposit: NZD 250 per stay

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Self parking costs NZD 30.00 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 25 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 25 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around VR Auckland City, Auckland


  • In Auckland Central Business District
  • Sky Tower - 6 min walk
  • University of Auckland - 17 min walk
  • Auckland Town Hall - 7 min walk
  • Queen Street Shopping District - 12 min walk
  • Auckland Domain - 33 min walk
  • Harbour Bridge - 40 min walk
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • Auckland Britomart Station - 17 min walk
  • Auckland Newmarket Station - 6 min drive
  • Auckland Greenlane Station - 6 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking

VR Auckland City, Auckland

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