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Lighter Quay Hotel Auckland is ideally located in the heart of Auckland, a unique maritime experience between the vibrant Viaduct Harbour and the new Wynyard Quarter. Beautiful design inspired by New Zealand's landscape and culture and boasting panaromic views of Waitemata Harbour makes it a true landmark destination. All luxurious appointed bedrooms and suites have private balconies, floor to ceiling windows and feature oversized bathrooms with separate rain showers and deep soaking bathtubs.
Location In the Viaduct Marina area of the central city. Read More
Distance 30 kms to the nearest airport (auckland airport) 15 minute walk to the nearest metro station 1 km to the nearest station (britomart) 2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop 2 km to the nearest fair site (aotea centre) 5 km to the nearest beach
Rooms Room sizes are 35-44 sqm, (376-473 sqf). King or Queen bed 32 inch LCD flatscreen TV, high-speed Internet, deep soaking bath and a separate shower, tea & coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, minibar, Sky TV movies & in-room safe.
Restaurant Q restaurant and Bar is open throughout the day and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its predominantly European cuisine with some Asian influences.
Exterior A modern six storey building predominantly of glass. Built at one end of a Yacht marina.
Lobby A medium sized stylish lobby with water features.
The hotel offers 531 rooms and suites which were refurbished in 2009 and are decorated in contemporary grand-luxe style, with rich silks, sophisticated marbles and exotic Honduran mahogany. World-famous iconic views of Sydney from the guest rooms include sunrise over the Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and beyond. An Executive Floor is located on Level 32 with added privileges (at extra cost).
**Location** The hotel is stunningly situated overlooking Sydney Harbour in the historic Rocks district, a short walk from the city's shopping and business centres. Read More
**Rooms** Each guest room features a 42-inch LCD television with DVD player and iPod/MP3 connectivity, high-speed Internet access and fax connections, plus multi-line telephones with private voice mail. Bathrooms are lavishly decorated with Italian spider gold marble and Italian limestone – most including a deep soaking tub and separate glass-walled shower. Rooms have a variety of views from city to Opera House to harbour.
**Recreation** The hotel offers Sydney's largest heated outdoor hotel pool and comprehensive fitness facilities including a well-equipped fitness area with five upright and recumbent bicycles, as well as Lifecycles, StairMasters, treadmills (each with TV monitor and headphones), free weights and weight-training machines. This area also includes Swiss medicine balls, exercise and stretching mats, punching bags and gloves, and a water station. It also offers a luxurious day spa with treatment rooms, sauna and steam room.
**Meals** Kable's, the hotel's premier restaurant, offers a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere. It enjoys a substantial reputation in a city known for its exciting dining. Chef's table creates a personalised five-course menu, each course expertly paired with wines from the extensive wine list. After dinner, guests can enjoy a guided tour of the kitchen, including chocolate tasting in the Chocolate Room. Located on the pool deck and open for snacks and lunch, The Cabana features delicious fruit drinks and cocktails for the sun-seeker. Poolside snacks include gourmet sandwiches, salads, and sushi. The Café serves a light lunch daily. The menu includes a variety of salads and a selection of sharing plates and desserts. An all-day light menu is also available.
**Additional information** Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car. American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as methods of payment.
Sydney - set on the beautiful blue Sydney Harbour, this fast paced city of cosmopolitan character is one of the world’s most beautiful places. Colonial history, stunning architecture, superb waterways, gracious harbourside suburbs and friendly people epitomise the vibrance of this spectacular city.
Historic Rocks walking tour - Sydney's birthplace. Sights include: Sydney Opera House Conservatorium of Music, Hyde Park, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Parliament House, Art Gallery of NSW, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Town Hall, Sydney Tower, Darling Harbour, Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair - superb views of the harbour and city skyline, The Royal Australian Naval Base - Garden Island, Kings Cross - Sydney’s ‘hot spot’, Affluent Double Bay and Vaucluse, Famous Bondi Beach, Historic, trendy Paddington and Bustling Chinatown + much more!
Sydney Opera House
Join a guided tour of Australia’s most famous building. The Essential Tour will introduce you to the innovation, creativity and controversy that forged this remarkable building.
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