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With a stay at Castle Spencer on Byron Hotel in Takapuna (North Shore), you'll be convenient to Takapuna Beach and Auckland University of Technology.
This 4.5-star hotel is within close proximity of North Shore Hospital and Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range.
Make yourself at home in one of the 223 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies. Satellite programming and CD players are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as direct-dial phones with voice mail.
Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features include babysitting/childcare, wedding services, and a television in the lobby.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include a computer station, audiovisual equipment, and currency exchange. Planning an event in Takapuna? This hotel has 8608 square feet (800 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Free parking is available onsite.
This 249-guestroom hotel occupies a tower block set 2 blocks from Takapuna town center. Castle Spencer on Byron also has an outdoor heated swimming pool and spa pool with city and harbor views, plus a tennis court and gym.
Complimentary self parking and valet parking for guests is available in the open-air space around the hotel, and in a large, covered car park adjacent to the hotel.
Castle Spencer on Byron offers 7 conference/function rooms, Internet access in public areas and a full range of business services through Reception. Equipment for rent includes slide projectors, overhead projectors, and electronic whiteboards, TVs, VCRs, and video cameras, as well as laptops.
Internet access: wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Access is available per 24-hour period, weekly and monthly passes are also available.
Conference/function room(s): Castle Spencer on Byron's 7 conference rooms cover 700 square meters and offer updated audio-visual equipment, lighting and sound systems. They can accommodate groups from 5–700. Rooms can be connected to form one large space, the Spencer Ballroom, with 300 seated or 700 cocktail style.
A boardroom stands adjacent to the conference area and seats 12 people. It offers district views.
- 24-hour front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Total number of rooms - 223
- Audiovisual equipment
- Babysitting or childcare
- Tennis on site
- Banquet facilities
- Number of floors - 19
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business services
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Computer rental
- Concierge desk
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Health club
- Computer station
- Luggage storage
- Laundry facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Medical assistance available
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Free parking
- Free guest parking during stay
- Valet parking
- Picnic area
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 800
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 7
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 8608
- Spa tub
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Television in lobby
- Tour assistance
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Free parking, Free guest parking during stay, Valet parking
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- CD player
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Voice mail
- Direct-dial phone
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Extra towels/bedding
- Turndown service (on request)
- Makeup/shaving mirror
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Window opens
- Clock radio
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Cookware, dishware, and utensils
- Separate dining area
- Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room safe
- Soundproofed rooms
Thyme Restaurant - Thyme Restaurant uses in season, fresh local produce to bring you a variety of innovative menu dishes. Tempt the palate and satisfy your craving for stylish ambience with the restaurant and lounges of Castle Spencer on Byron Hotel. Thyme Restaurant provides an award winning dining experience blending fresh, innovative cuisine, an extensive menu and friendly staff, with elegant and welcoming surroundings. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Club Bar - Serves bar snacks, beer, wines, spirits, and cocktails. Flooded with natural light during the daytime. Décor generates a slight British club feel. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Open all day and evening.
Library Bar - Snacks and cappuccinos are served in a contemporary lobby bar that also features a wall of books guests can borrow or swap, and an Internet kiosk. Open from morning to mid-afternoon on weekdays only.
Guests can work out on a selection of equipment in the Spencer on Byron's fitness centre including exercise bicycles, a rowing machine, treadmill, and a weights station. A personal trainer is available weekdays for a surcharge. The hotel also has a floodlit all-weather rooftop tennis court. Use of the court, tennis racquets, and balls are complimentary for hotel guests. A 20-meter heated lap pool and adjacent large spa tub have views of the Auckland cityscape. There is also a hotel pétanques (outdoor bowling) court; balls are available from the concierge.
There are numerous recreational opportunities near the Spencer on Byron. Takapuna offers ten-pin bowling and windsurfing on Lake Pupuke (4 km). The suburb of Bayswater offers kite surfing and paragliding (3.5 km). Visitors can use the Takapuna Public Golf Course (2 km) or the Waitemata Golf Course in Devonport (4.5 km) by arrangement. Coastal walks extend for 25 km and can be joined at Takapuna Beach just 0.4 km from the hotel. Auckland is also known as the City of Sails: there are ample opportunities for sailing around its harbour and islands.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Boat launch nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Basketball nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Playground nearby
- Swimming on site
- Bowling alley nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Breakfast fee: NZD 32 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): NZD 18.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Additional Details
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.