Overview of Empire Apartments

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Flat-screen TV
Desk, WiFi, linens
Desk, WiFi, linens
Desk, WiFi, linens

Empire Apartments

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKarangahape Road6 min walk
    Popular LocationGrafton Bridge9 min walk
    Popular LocationAuckland City Hospital17 min walk
    AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)31 min drive

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  • 3-Bedroom Apartment with 3 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • 57 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Double Beds
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  • Twin Lockable Room with Private Bathroom in Shared Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Studio Apartment with One Double Bed

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • 2 Bedroom 2 Level Apartment With Own Entrance

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
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  • Double Lockable Room with Private Bathroom in Shared Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • 2-Bedroom Apartment with 1 Double and 2 Single Beds

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
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  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 57 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Double Beds and 2 Single Beds
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  • Studio Apartment with Two Single Beds

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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About this area


Located in Auckland's Newton neighbourhood, Empire Apartments is in the city centre. Auckland Ferry Terminal and Princes Wharf are worth exploring if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Queen Street Shopping District and Sylvia Park. Enjoy an event or a match at Spark Arena, and consider making time for Auckland Zoo—a top attraction that's not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Karangahape Road - 6 min walk
  • Grafton Bridge - 9 min walk
  • The Civic - 11 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 13 min walk
  • Auckland City Hospital - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland Mt Eden Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 31 min drive


  • Empire Foodcourt — 1 min walk
  • Number 5 - 6 min walk
  • Da Vinci's - 6 min walk
  • Betsia kebabs - 6 min walk
  • Nata Portugese Bakery - 7 min walk
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About this property

Empire Apartments

3-star Auckland guesthouse in Newton, walk to Queen Street Shopping District
This smoke-free guesthouse features a restaurant, laundry facilities and express check-out. Other amenities include multilingual staff and a reception hall. All 50 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find wired Internet (surcharge), fans and showers. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Empire Apartments offers 50 forms of accommodation with free toiletries and fans. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Auckland guesthouse provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 10 per week), Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking
  • Off-site parking available (NZD 30 per day)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Phone

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Check-in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per week (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: NZD 10 per week (rates may vary)
  • Nearby parking fee: NZD 30 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
The guestrooms and property amenities at this property are not accessible to wheelchairs at this time.
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Empire Apartments Auckland
Empire Auckland
Empire Apartments Auckland
Empire Apartments Guesthouse
Empire Apartments Guesthouse Auckland

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Empire Apartments and receive a full refund?
Yes, Empire Apartments offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Empire Apartments cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Empire Apartments?
As of 26 Jan. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Empire Apartments on 27 Jan. 2021 start from AU$56, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Empire Apartments pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Empire Apartments?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Empire Apartments?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 9:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Empire Apartments?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Empire Apartments located?
Located in Newton, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District, The Civic and University of Auckland. Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino are also within 1 mi (2 km). Auckland Mt Eden Station is 22 minutes by foot and Auckland Britomart Station is 22 minutes.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 140 reviews
5 - Excellent 13%
Rating 4 - Good. 49 out of 140 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 42 out of 140 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 140 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 140 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family and small children
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
No clear information on emergency evaluation procedures. TV would not work and no one was able to fix it.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Was good place for the price, nothing fancy good location
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
The shower drain in the smaller bathroom needed a serious cleaning!!!!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Probably wouldn’t stay again, we had been in the room for about an hour then, a lady (staff) came into the room without knocking, and proceeded to change the pillow cases ... yuck! She didn’t say a word to us, was pretty uncomfortable. There was also no toilet paper or towels in the room
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
It was basic and all I needed was somewhere to stay It was close to where I needed to be for the days that I was staying there. However It needed a dish cloth and a dish brush. Bigger coffee mugs. These are small things but when you don’t have them , you miss them. Thank god I took my own cup for uni. 😂
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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