Accommodation Options

The University of Auckland is pleased to offer the following accommodation options. 
Please note that while we have secured rates please check online prior to booking for best available rates.

The Grand Millennium is the preferred hotel for our guest speakers.

Grand Millennium – 71 Mayoral Drive, Cnr Vincent Street, Auckland 1010

The Grand Millennium Auckland is superbly located in the city centre close to Queen Street and Viaduct Harbour. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, you will appreciate being situated in the very heart of cosmopolitan Auckland with some of the city’s finest dining, shopping and entertainment venues at your doorstep. Also nearby are landmark venues: The Civic, Auckland Town Hall and Aotea Square, the city’s largest outdoor civic space where you can relax and often attend local events.

The below rates include GST, are subject to availability and have a 24hr cancellation policy. The rates include complimentary wifi.

Booking dates: 14-20 July 2019

Please quote block number 5591389 when calling or via email

Telephone – +64 (9) 366-3000       Email –

Please use Group Code IRRI19 on the hotel website – Millennium Hotel

 (Please enter this in the codes and options field)

Room Type

Superior Room

Room Only

$215.00 NZD

VR Auckland City 188 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010

Convenient serviced Apartments in the city. Stay at VR Auckland City, with 110 rooms on offer in the heart of New Zealand’s premier city. Choose from the comfort and privacy of a studio, one or two bedroom apartment, each featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry.


Rates include GST and are subject to availability.

Room Type


One Bedroom Apartment

One Bedroom Executive

Two Bedroom Apartment

Room Only

$165.00 NZD

$180.00 NZD

$199.00 NZD

$230.00 NZD

Cancellation Policy: No cancellation fee applies if nominated representative or agent notifies the reservations department (in writing) of the cancellation 24 hrs. Prior to the day of arrival date. A 24-hour period is deemed as 24 hours prior to check in time at the property -3 pm. Any cancellations within 24 hours of arrival will incur a cancellation fee of one full night’s accommodation

Booking dates: 14-20 July 2019

To book, please contact the reservations team and quote conference code IRRI2019

Email:      Phone: +64 (9) 337-5800

Quest Apartment Hotels – 363 Queen Street, Auckland 1010

Quest Auckland serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Auckland accommodation experience perfect for short or long stays.

Quest Auckland is situated in the heart of Auckland’s Central Business District, close to Government offices and universities, and within walking distance to the Aotea Conference Exhibition Centre, Auckland Town Hall, Civic Theatre, Sky City and the best shopping precincts.

Booking dates: 14 – 20 July 2019

Rooms could be booked using the link – Promo Code Link  –  code IRRI2019


30 days out (booking release). Any rooms that are not used and/or cancelled after the date will be chargeable for the 1 night.

Guarantee Policy

Non Arrival Policy

Room Type

Studio Apartment

One Bedroom Apartment

All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card

A one night fee will be applied for a non-arrival without cancellation

Room Only

$189.00 NZD

$200.00 NZD

Econolodge – 37 Wellesley Street, Auckland 1010

Econo Lodge City Central Hotel is located in the heart of Auckland City, within walking distance of the SkyCity Casino/Convention Centre, Aotea Convention/Entertainment Centre, Crown Plaza Convention Centre, Civic Theatres, Spark Arena, Water Front, Museums/Art Gallery centres, Universities, and all major public transport centres. Ideal for the cost conscious traveller, Econo Lodge City Central caters for both business and holiday guests. The 24 hour reception provides guests with a range of facilities from business services through to ongoing travel arrangements. The in-house cafe is open for breakfast 7 days a week for both hotel guests and casual diners.

This rate does not include breakfast, continental buffet breakfast is $14.50 per person, per day.

Credit card details will be required from the guest to confirm the booking.

Booking dates: 14-20 July 2019

Rooms could be booked with the code IRRI2019 on Econolodge

Room Type

Standard Double Room

Standard Twin Room

Studio Queen Room

Corporate Room (King Size)

Room Only

$99.00 NZD

$109.00 NZD

$149.00 NZD

$169.00 NZD

Auckland City Hotel – 157 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010

The Auckland City Hotel is a peaceful sanctuary ideally located in the heart of Auckland’s entertainment and business district, with easy access to motorways. An effortless five minute walk takes you to the Sky Tower, Aotea Square, and the center of town, Queen Street.

The Auckland City Hotel Hobson Street has the character and charm of the 1900’s enhanced with relaxing, contemporary decor in the heart of central Auckland. Retaining the iconic façade and lobby constructed in 1912, a dramatic restoration and build project has since changed the aspect of this historic building, seeing it transformed into a unique and captivating hotel.

The standard hotel cancellation policy applies.

Booking dates: 14-20 July 2019

5% Discount on the internet rate published on the hotel website

The discount will be applied when using the promo code – IRRI2019

Rooms can be booked with the code IRRI2019 on Auckland City Hotel

Homestay Options

If you are interested in a Homestay option with a fellow educator during the Institute please contact us on the link below.

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