Devonport Villa Inn
|46 Tainui Road,
New Zealand 1309
Established In: 1994
Renovated In: 1994
Fax: +64 (0)9-445-9766
Keith and Lesley WILKINSON
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||NZ $190 - $245
Occupant Rate Is:
||NZ $30 per person
|Twin Occupant Rate
||NZ $190 - $210
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|Minimum Stay Is:
|Check In Time Is:
|Check Out Time Is:
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||14 days prior
Devonport Villa Inn, a luxury bed & breakfast inn,
recommended by leading tourist guide books, and a member of the
"Superior Inns of New Zealand", is situated just 2 minutes
walk from Auckland's best kept secret, beautiful Cheltenham Beach.
exquisite historic Edwardian villa with its Queen Anne style turret was
built in 1903 by a wealthy retired doctor. It has been immaculately
restored and decorated with rich colours enhancing the ornate hand
crafted timber joinery. Devonport Villa is an ideal location from which
to explore Auckland.
The Bed & Breakfast Inn offers luxury accommodation,
old world elegance and charm with a choice of 5 individually appointed
spacious rooms and 2 elegant suites each with its own ensuite bathroom,
heating, fine art, and comfortable seating. Relax in the private lounge
with its amazingly elaborate vaulted ceiling, wonderful stained glass
feature window, antique furniture, extensive library, complimentary tea
& coffee and cookies. Treat yourself to romantic luxury. Five of our
rooms are in the Edwardian villa and two rooms are in Cheltenham
Stroll around the corner to the beach and golf course or
along the waterfront to Devonport Village with its unique seaside
atmosphere, fine restaurants, cafes and art galleries or simply relax in
the garden under the sun umbrella with a glass of wine and a good book.
There is a charming character filled cottage, in the garden which
contains two guest rooms, the Oxford Room and the Beaconsfield Suite,
both with private entrances and delightfully decorated in the 1880's
style. For that special night enjoy the king four poster bed draped in
cream voile and the luxurious claw foot bath. There is a no smoking
policy in all rooms.
In the morning leisurely breakfasts are served either in
the dining room or the guests' rooms and may include our special home
made muesli and natural healthy yoghurt, Belgian waffles with maple
syrup, freshly baked yummy muffins, creamy scrambled eggs with herbs
from the garden, double smoked lean bacon, freshly squeezed orange
juice, fresh seasonal fruits and free range eggs.
Devonport is at the end of a peninsula. We suggest you
take the shuttle bus from the airport directly to our door. If driving
please call for directions. Downtown Auckland is only 8 minutes away by
ferry or 15 minutes by car.
Tariff includes full breakfast and local taxes. Check in
time is between 11.30am to 12.30 pm or between 4.30 pm and 6.30 p.m. For
arrivals outside this time please advise. If your flight arrives very
early in the morning you are welcome to drop off your bags after 8 a.m.
and have a cup of coffee until the rooms are ready, normally late
Your hosts Keith & Lesley offer you a warm friendly
welcome and personal hospitality.
The historic seaside village of Devonport is an ideal
place from which to visit Auckland. It is located on the northern shores
of Auckland Harbour and is a 10 minute ferry trip or 15 minutes by car
to downtown Auckland. The ferries run every 30 minutes from 6.30 am
until midnight. Enjoy the walks, the wide choice of restaurants &
cafes, the quieter pace of life, only minutes from downtown.
- Winner of the 1996 Auckland Tourism Award for Hosted
- Winner of the 1997 Tourism Auckland Award for
- Winner of the 1997 New Zealand Tourism Award
- Finalist in the 1998 New Zealand Tourism Awards
- Winner of the 1999 New Zealand Tourism Awards
Description of Rooms in the Villa
The Gold Room:
Spacious room with ornate pressed metal ceiling,
stained glass bay window, firm queen bed with lace corona bed canopy,
handmade patchwork quilt, colonial kauri dressing table and fresh
flowers. Private ensuite tiled cream and burgundy Edwardian style
bathroom. Looks out to the rose garden.
The Rose Room:
An attractive and spacious twin bedded room (2 single
beds) or super king bed with colonial board and batten ceiling,
handmade quilts, soft cream colours with rose carpet. Fresh flowers.
Private ensuite bathroom tiled in the Edwardian style in cream and
The Red Room:
Spacious room with queen bed, handmade quilt, handsome
old oak wardrobe and native timber drawers. Private ensuite bathroom
bathed in natural light. Fresh flowers.
The Turret Room:
Warm, sunny, romantic upstairs room with 5 sided
window, lace curtains, views over the garden. Private ensuite bathroom
flooded with natural light. Queen bed with ornate gold and cream
bedhead. Fresh flowers.
The Rangitoto Suite:
Very spacious suite with King Bed, all day sun and
private balcony overlooking the garden. Romantic and restful in dark
green with peach and cream soft furnishings. Lovely patchwork quilt.
Wonderful Rimu armoire and dressing table. Large elegant ensuite
bathroom. Breakfast can be served in your room. Peep of Rangitoto
Island and the harbour. A favourite with honeymooners.
Description of Rooms in Cheltenham
In the gardens of Devonport Villa there is Cheltenham
Cottage, an 1880's style colonial building. which contains two luxury
rooms, the Oxford Room & Beaconsfield Suite. Guests in the cottage
have full access to the villa.
The Oxford Room:
A delightful spacious room decorated in cream and
peach with a firm queen size bed, handmade quilt, plump pillows, white
cotton sheets and cozy all wool blankets. Features old world sarked
timber ceiling, private character bathroom, quality shower and baltic
pine furniture, refrigerator and table & chairs. Private entrance.
Looks out onto the spacious garden and shell courtyard.
The Beaconsfield Suite:
A spacious restful and romantic room with king size
four poster bed draped in cream voile, handmade quilt, plump pillows,
white cotton sheets and cozy all wool blankets. Private bathroom with
original claw foot bath and separate shower. Baltic pine wardrobe,
table and chairs and coordinated cream & blue wingback chairs.
Private entrance. Spacious restful romantic room with four poster king
bed. Looks out onto the spacious lawn and shell courtyard where you
can enjoy a glass of wine. A favourite with honeymooners.
- It is possible to add additional beds to some of the
- Breakfast can be served in some of the rooms. Please
- All our rooms are equally romantic and wonderful.
Where possible we will endeavour to give you the room of your
- Tariff includes full breakfast and local taxes.
- We are closed between 12 noon and 4.30 p.m. daily
for new arrivals unless otherwise arranged.
- Please advise arrival time when booking.
- Check-in from 8 am -12 noon or after 4.30pm
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Web Page: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Types of Breakfasts: Full breakfast
Special Meals Available: Yes
Room Types: Rooms
Private Bathrooms: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Smoking: Yes - outside on the terraces
Consumption of Alcohol: Yes
Pets: Yes - small dogs but not in the
Amenities/Features: BBQ, Phone,
Nearby Activities: Bicycling, Hiking,
Mountain Biking, Golfing, Horseback Riding, Fishing, Surfing, Whitewater
Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Water Skiing, Whale/Sea Life
Watching, Bird Watching, Hang Gliding, Sky Diving, Parasailing, Sailing,
Windsurfing, Hot Air Ballooning, Shopping, Dancing, Sight Seeing,
Suitable For: Pleasure, Relaxation,
Family, Anniversaries, Honeymoons, Romance, Cultural Experience,
Near To: Beach, Ocean, Lakes, Rivers,
Wine Country, Orchards, Mountains, Caves, Hot Springs, Forests,
Countryside, Nature & Parks, Waterfalls, Alpine Meadows
Open: All Year
Additional Comments: Guest rooms are on
the 1st floor with one large bathroom, bath/shower toilet etc. There is
an additional bathroom and toilets on ground floor only for guest use.