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The Watchtower - Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand

Enjoy a unique stay in this historic building that offers incredible views over the entire city of Auckland.

  • 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
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from £62 per night
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The highlights
  • Unique holiday opportunity in the city's old fire watchtower with spectacular views across Auckland.
  • Great holiday spot for couples who enjoy a bit of adventure on their holidays.
  • Apartment stretched over five floors with a bedroom, modern kitchen, bathroom, dining space, and observation room.
  • Ideally located for exploring Auckland.

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You should know
  • There is an emergency exit in the bedroom which allows you to easily transport your luggage in and out of the apartment.
  • There is no parking available with the apartment, but there is street parking on Beresford Square and a nearby parking building, Wilson Parking, Cross Street..
  • There are some smaller spaces, including the bedroom which does not have much more space than the queen-sized bed it contains.
  • Guests need to be comfortable with heights, smaller spaces and climbing stairs.

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The detail

Originally built in the early 1900s, this former Fire Tower was used to keep watch over the city of Auckland. It's for this reason that any guests now staying in this newly renovated holiday home are able to make the most of the absolutely incredible views on offer. Climb the modern spiral staircase and sit in the top of the tower soaking in the wonderful views as you gaze over the whole city with a glass of wine.

The holiday home, which sleeps two in one comfy bedroom, is ideal for adventurous couples who don't mind sacrificing a little bit of luxury in order to enjoy a wonderfully unique stay. You also need to be willing to climb your fair share of stairs if you want to enjoy the view! The property is laid out over five stories, with the observation lounge taking up the top floor. From here you can see the harbour bridge, the sky tower, Karangahape Road, Ponsonby Road and Mt Eden.

The property also has a modern kitchen on the third floor with everything you need to prepare some delicious dinners. There's even a dishwasher so you don't have to argue over who does the washing up! The fourth floor is home to a dining and study area, and this space, along with the kitchen, has giant metal beams on either side, which are an integral part of the building's structure, as well as exposed brick walls. This gives the property an industrial chic feel, and adds to the authenticity of your stay, reminding you where you are at all times.

The bedroom, with its super-comfy Queen size bed, offers a great night's sleep and sits on the lowest floor. The room also has plenty of storage for clothes and suitcases, as well as an LCD TV for movie nights in bed. There's also a bathroom with high pressure shower, marble panels, a bidet, a hair dryer, and luxury towels for your added comfort.

The Watchtower is located centrally, meaning you have access to all that Auckland has to offer. There are plenty of amazing restaurants, cafes and bars nearby, as well as the vibrant and fun area of K Road. Here there are yet more of the above, as well as some great shops and some fun nightlife opportunities. You are also just 24 minutes to the harbour and downtown and a 10 minute walk to Ponsonby Road - a road full of boutique shops and fabulous restaurants. You will find a full guide to Auckland waiting for you in the apartment.

Features
Essential
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
Living Spaces
Kitchen/Utility
  • Washing machine
  • Cooker
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee machine
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
Bed/Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Tech
  • Television
Also Available
  • Walking distance to pub
Nearby
  • Markets
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Historical sites
  • Boat trips
  • Nightlife (lively)
from £62 per night
SAVE TO WISHLIST
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How to book

The Watchtower - Auckland is listed with Airbnb. As an Airbnb Associate we may earn a fee when you book from this page.

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Auckland Airport - 25mins

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