Spencer On Byron - Auckland

9-17 Byron Avenue, Auckland, New Zealandshow map
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Overview

Spencer On Byron is set in the middle of North Shore district and features a casino, a lap pool and a golf course. Residing in a 18-story building, the hotel was opened in 2001 and renovated in 2011. This hotel provides bureau de change, a designated smoking place and a safe deposit box and rooms include an elegant decor.

It is set in a shopping area of Auckland, 7 km from the city center. Located close to parks and a harbour, Spencer On Byron is also set in the seaside district of Auckland.

The hotel is within walking distance of Takapuna Beach Playground as well as restaurants and cafés.

Guests can get to Auckland International airport in 30 minutes by car.

Rooms

There are 223 rooms to offer and they feature a cable TV with on-demand movies, cable channels and a trouser press. Some units include views of the sea. En suite bathrooms all come with a shower, a hairdryer and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The hotel's rooftop restaurant serves European cuisine, while guests can order tea and coffee at the onsite bar. Guests can quench their thirst at the lobby bar with a favorite drink. Serving an array of dishes, Buffalo Bar and Grill and Thyme are 50 meters away.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of NZD 24 per person per night.  The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of NZD 32 per person per night. 

Relax

On-site guests can rent cars. The property additionally offers sport activities, including lawn tennis, bocce and petanque.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at NZD 19.95 per day.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at NZD 20 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   18.  Number of rooms:   223.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

NZD 20 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Solarium

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Bocce
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Postal service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Casino
  • Entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • Golf view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Takapuna MarketsTakapuna Markets1500 ftCnr Lake Road and Anzac Street
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ThymeThyme200 ft"The Spencer on Byron"
Buffalo Bar and GrillBuffalo Bar and Grill600 ftHuron Street
Bolliwood indian RestaurantBolliwood indian Restaurant700 ft17 Huron St
Kyo-Ya Japanese RestaurantKyo-Ya Japanese Restaurant700 ft426 Lake Road
Robert Harris CafeRobert Harris Cafe800 ft6 Hurstmere Road
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The Warehouse GroupThe Warehouse Group1.0 mi
Auckland Night MarketAuckland Night Market2.8 mi416 Glenfield Road
Mount Victoria ReserveMount Victoria Reserve2.9 miKerr Street
DevonportDevonport3.0 mi Auckland CentralNew Zealand
Devonport ChocolatesDevonport Chocolates3.1 mi17 Wynyard St
North Head Historic ReserveNorth Head Historic Reserve3.3 miTakarunga Rd. Devonport
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Getting around
Airports
Auckland International (AKL)15.1 mi
Ardmore (AMZ)20.0 mi
Bus
Bus stop2.1 mi
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Reviews
8.0
FabulousBased on  65  reviews

Rating by category:

8.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
  • 8.8
    Superb

    The fantastic views of the city and surrounding areas. Walking distance to the beach and restuarants. Gym and pool also excellent

    Only thing was the lighting in the kitchen could have been improved, however this was a good excuse not to have to cook. Also the minibar contents took up most of the fridge space.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    good location, near to the bus stops to all places that I planned to visit.

    internet connection is not worth to its price, $20 per day but the wifi signal is always poor, some of the ports are blocked...

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    lovely room with great views, & spot on room service.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The most beautiful view in Auckland and the sunrise was breathtaking! Lovely room and friendly, very pleasant staff.

    No free WiFi, but not a great issue.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Wonderful view. Good to have a terrace. Perhaps clean the windows, otherwise good cleanliness and comfort. Nice touch to have magazines. Perhaps a couple of biscuits with the free tea and coffee would be a nice touch and two bath robes, not one. Otherwise it was very very nice. Very comfortable beds and couches. The staff at the desk did not know much English. Overall enjoyed our stay.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Good quality hotel, helpful staff, good facilities, excellent location for our purposes. The mini-suite room was perfect, plenty of room and facilities. We were only there for one night before flying out, but would definitely return to stay longer. Very comfortable hotel to stay in.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Nice people at reception desk, heating swimmingpool, big room

    Too far away if you are interested in visiting Auckland downtown or taking the ferry.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Great views from our room of Auckland

    We choose this Hotel because it had a gym and a pool . The gym equipment was badly neglected and No staff on duty Had to ask reception for pool towels and the pool was dirty in the three days we stayed the pool was never cleaned

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Great location. Good pool/spa and room was great size. Room service food was also very good.

    The standard of presentation and cleaniness wasnt quite what we expected but was ok.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Good spacious room with the interconnection. Pool and Gym good and excellent location for the property. Loved the views and having doors that open for fresh air. Good showers.

    Staff during a fire alarm at 12:30 at night were terrible. No communication at all and mustered in hotel lobby prior to hotel being cleared. Of our two interconnecting rooms, one wasnt serviced on the first night and the rubbish in the other room wasnt removed for 2 days. Compendium said pool towels in changing rooms but they werent - you had to use room towels which then meant you never had enough. One hairdryer next to useless but luckily second room one was ok. Travel alot and felt it was a bit over priced for the standard.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    We have stayed twice at the Spencer on Byron Hotel and both times have found our stay to be very enjoyable. This time we booked a studio unit and were upgraded to a larger unit which was fantastic and really appreciated. The view was also amazing.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The front desk staff was extremely friendly & always smiling! The location was amazing!!!! I felt like I "owed" the hotel money for the price that I paid for such a breathtaking view! Room service was quick & friendly...oh and the lamb ribs were to die for! All in All I would give the Castle Spencer 5 out of 5 stars!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Good location ie close to beach, restaurants, shops, bus route into city of Auckland. Studio apartment accommodation excellent. Friendly staff.

    A bit pricey but we were there during Christmas high season holidays.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The staff were excellent in diffucult circumstances.

    Had to wait soooo long for our room and we got there at the booking in time of 2pm. Not good enough and hard for staff. They did finally give us a free drink.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location, staff and service, views, off-street parking

    Rather overpriced compared with other similar NZ hotels

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Auckland International (AKL)15.1 mi
Ardmore (AMZ)20.0 mi
Bus
Bus stop2.1 mi
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