About The Grand by SkyCity
The five-star SkyCity Grand Hotel offers luxury accommodation within the SkyCity entertainment complex in downtown Auckland. Highlights include a 24-hour casino, fine dining options, free Wi-Fi throughout and a spa.
All spacious rooms feature an en suite bathroom with bathtub, shower, luxury toiletries and bathrobes plus extra-large windows mostly offering harbor or city views. Rooms also include climate control, a desk, safe, minibar, large flat-screen television and tea and coffee-making facilities. Upgrade rooms and suites are available.
SkyCity Grand Hotel boasts extensive conference facilities, elevators, a business center, valet parking, room service and a concierge. The spa offers a 24-hour gym, heated indoor pool, sauna, beauty treatments and massage.
Within the hotel are bars and three restaurants; a grill, Italian and Japanese. Breakfast comprises continental and buffet options.
Auckland Harbour is about ten minutes’ walk away while Sky Tower offering panoramic views of the city is right next door. This accommodation is also known as Grand Hotel Skycity, Grand Skycity, Grand Skycity Hotel, and Hotel Skycity.
Top central location in downtown Auckland
Reviewers loved the prime location in the central business district of Auckland beside the landmark Sky Tower. Guests liked being within the SkyCity complex for easy access to its entertainment, dining and leisure options. It was reportedly easy to walk to Auckland harbor and Britomart train station in about ten minutes. Auckland Airport was about 25 minutes away by car.
Popular rooms and lots to do under one roof
Put simply, guests enjoyed having lots to do on their doorstep at this luxury hotel within the SkyCity leisure complex, which contained a casino and more than 20 restaurants, cafes and bars. There was also praise for shared facilities like the pool, sauna, spa and gym. Guest rooms attracted mostly positive remarks from reviewers who thought they were spacious, well-appointed and tastefully-furnished with modern bathrooms that were well-equipped. The captivating views of the harbor and city were another bonus for many reviewers. Cleaning in the rooms was also reported to be of a good standard.
Good service and food
Most reviewers had praise for the friendly and helpful staff, although some critics thought service could have been swifter at times. Eateries at this hotel also attracted positive reviews. The grill featuring New Zealand lamb and Italian restaurant were among those that diners gave the thumbs up.