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Overview of Empire Apartments

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Flat-screen TV
Desk, WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, WiFi, bed sheets

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 LocationGrafton Bridge9 min walk
    Popular LocationSky Tower16 min walk
    Popular LocationSkyCity Casino17 min walk
    AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)36 min drive

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3-Bedroom Apartment with 3 Double Beds

No guest room rating
  • 57 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Double Beds

Twin Lockable Room with Private Bathroom in Shared Two-Bedroom Apartment

No guest room rating
  • 10 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

No guest room rating
  • 40 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Studio Apartment with One Double Bed

3.6/5 guest room rating
  • 27 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

2 Bedroom 2 Level Apartment With Own Entrance

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

Double Lockable Room with Private Bathroom in Shared Two-Bedroom Apartment

No guest room rating
  • 10 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

2-Bedroom Apartment with 1 Double and 2 Single Beds

No guest room rating
  • 40 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

5/5 guest room rating
  • 57 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Double Beds and 2 Single Beds

Studio Apartment with Two Single Beds

No guest room rating
  • 27 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

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

  • Grafton Bridge - 9 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 13 min walk
  • Sky Tower - 16 min walk
  • Auckland City Hospital - 17 min walk
  • SkyCity Casino - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland Remuera Station - 4 min drive
  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 32 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

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, 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 guest house 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 the industry cleaning and disinfection practices 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


  • Bed sheets
  • Fan
  • Heating


  • 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.

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 16 Apr. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Empire Apartments on 18 Apr. 2021 start from AU$67, 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 21 minutes by foot and Auckland Britomart Station is 22 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 143 reviews
5 - Excellent 13%
Rating 4 - Good. 49 out of 143 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 43 out of 143 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 143 reviews
2 - Poor 12%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 143 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family and small children
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Not great. Booked for our family and not appropriate accommodation for children. Booked a 3 bedroom apartment. There was a 2m by 2m lounge with no couches or TV. Beds were poor quality. We left after 30mins when we found another place to stay. Should have realised for such a low cost. Ok for a ‘boys weekend’ type trip. Right in the heart of student quarter.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family and small children
Disliked: 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

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The cleanliness of the room wasn’t good at all. Even the teenagers weren’t impressed. However the beds were very comfy.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The place is well equipped but the interior, exterior, lobby were filthy and need some maintenance. The apartment had some mold evident in the bathroom and the bathroom light works intermittently.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

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

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