Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and is located on two harbours on the country's northern island. It's the urban capital - despite not being the official one - and has an array of museums, restaurants and attractions to explore. Whether you're in town for a few hours or several weeks, it's easy to find Auckland accommodation close to the city's sights, beaches and vibrant nightlife. Auckland offers a variety of holiday homes, from city apartments and serviced apartment hotels overlooking the gulf to traditional B&Bs.
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
Searching for self-catering holiday homes in Auckland? Find the ideal rental for you with our range of Auckland holiday lettings with kitchens. Well furnished with all the needed appliances, these accommodation offers are perfect for self-catered stays.
Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi
If it's for remote work or watching your favourite programmes, fast WiFi can be a must-have feature when it comes to selecting a holiday letting. Take a look at HomeToGo's range of holiday homes with internet in Auckland and be sure of a quick and reliable connection during your visit.
Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning
Good weather while travelling is always brilliant - and it's an added bonus to be able to control the temperature in your holiday letting too. Find holiday rentals in Auckland with air conditioning to make your visit even more comfortable.
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Holiday Rental Price Information in Auckland
In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the holiday lettings & cottages in Auckland. Prices reach their highest point in November, where prices are an average of $408 a night (09/11 – 16/11). The cheapest week to book a holiday rental is in July (27/07 – 03/08).
Rental availability information in Auckland
The graph shows the weekly availability rate in Auckland for the next twelve months. The most challenging week to find a letting in the next twelve months is in November (02/11 – 09/11). On the contrary, only 27% of the holiday homes are booked during a week in May (25/05 – 01/06).
The weather in Auckland
You can see our climate diagram above. February is the warmest month in Auckland with average maximum temperatures of 24°. However, temperatures can go lower than 8° in Auckland in July. The rainiest month is September while the driest month is January.
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Food and drink in Auckland
Auckland has an eclectic culinary scene, reflecting its diverse population. Queens' Arcade is home to an excellent collection of budget restaurants, especially for Asian dishes. The Stables is an upmarket food court with over 10 restaurants to choose from.
A must in Auckland is Fish Smith in Herne Bay, which serves traditional fish and chips with an unusual twist. If you are seeking something a little more refined and romantic, The Esplanade Bar and Grill is a traditional eatery with a waterside location.
Pakuranga Night Market is an excellent place to spend the evening working your way through the international vendors and sampling a range of fabulous dishes from around the world.
Auckland's cultural scene
Auckland is home to the country's largest collection of art, the impressive Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. In addition to the permanent exhibits, it's worth checking the scheduled lectures, screenings and talks to see if anything of interest is happening when you visit. Both historically significant and visually stunning, the Winter Gardens are a short walk from the museum.
The city has numerous theatres and performance spaces staging concerts, plays and musicals. Venues include the Bruce Mason Centre, Western Springs Stadium and The Civic.
There are also plenty of opportunities to explore Maori culture in Auckland. From the Māngere Mountain Education Centre to guided tours, there are many opportunities to immerse yourself in the county's native culture.
Exploring Auckland's Nightlife
Auckland's CBD, Viaduct Harbour, Wynyard Quarter and North Wharf are the places to be at sundown, when after-work drinks kick off a night of festivities. SkyCity is a 24-hour casino inside Auckland's most iconic building, the Sky Tower, with great entertainment options at all hours. Just next door, but far less flashy, Federal Street, Vulcan Lane, and Fort Lane have seen a huge number of hip bars and trendy eateries pop up in recent years.
Parnell and Ponsonby are suave, sophisticated districts packed with award-winning restaurants. For something a bit different, it's hard to beat the eclectic mix of dive bars, international eateries, DJ gigs and sticky-tiled nightclubs lining K Road, while Kingsland is the place to go for watching live sport with the locals.
Exploring beyond Auckland
Waiheke Island is a half hour boat ride from Auckland and home to just 8000 people. Waiheke has a small historic village which can be visited for a small donation and you can take a tour to explore the rolling landscape. The island is also a popular area for wine cultivation, with several vineyards to explore.
Rangitoto Island is a hiker's paradise and home to a number of lava caves, providing the perfect opportunity to see an ecological highlight just a 25-minute ferry ride from Auckland.
A scenic train connects Auckland with Hamilton and takes roughly an hour and a half. Highlights of this charming town on the banks of the Waikato River include Hamilton Gardens, a large zoo and the Arts Posts, three multifunctional exhibition spaces.
Information about holiday rentals in Auckland
|🏡 Holiday rentals available||8,086 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 60%|
|🌙 Nightly prices from||$33|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, Kitchen and Pets allowed|
|🏊 Holiday rentals with pools||1,626 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much should I expect to pay for a holiday letting in Auckland?
When visiting Auckland, you can find holiday rentals from as little as $33 per night.
How many holiday accommodation offers will I find in Auckland?
There are loads of options for holiday accommodation in Auckland, with 8,086 offers available.
What holiday rental amenities do people typically look for when visiting Auckland?
The most popular holiday letting amenity in Auckland is Internet, followed by Kitchen in second place and Pets allowed in third.
How many accommodation offers are there in Auckland?
You can browse 8,086 holiday lettings in Auckland, and find great deals from $33 per night.
Are pets permitted in holiday accommodation in Auckland?
Yes, there are 239 pet-friendly holiday rentals in Auckland.
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