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Guide to Auckland

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Auckland is a truly cosmopolitan city that is just waiting to be explored. Framed by the iconic Sky Tower and surrounded by extinct volcanoes, the city skyline is one of the most recognisable in the world.

From world-class shopping to laid-back wine tasting, Auckland has a bit of something for everyone. The City of Sails is one of the world’s most exciting waterfront cities. Get out onto the water and discover the amazing marine life that calls the Hauraki Gulf home or sit back and enjoy some truly sumptuous food in one of Auckland’s many waterfront restaurants or bars.

Guests at the Hotel Grand Windsor are spoilt for choice. Enjoy the delights of the hotel, with our outstanding leisure and wellness facilities, dine at Cooke’s Restaurant, one of Auckland’s newest and most exciting restaurants or take advantage of our central Auckland location to get out and explore our wonderful city. read more here..



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Introducing our experimental new cocktails

Befittingly named Luxetails, our curated new experimental cocktails are handcrafted to create an eclectic journey of artisanal creations. Expect the unexpected as you delve into a cocktail menu like no other and discover a sophisticated palate with a hint of playfulness. A carefully considered series of six, we share our favourites with you below… G &...
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$13,000 earrings for one lucky guest to win!

Inspired by a shared passion for Art Deco design, we have partnered with celebrated jewellery design house Naveya & Sloane on a unique celebration of the elegance and opulence of the era. The bespoke ‘ostrich plume drop’ earrings, designed by Naveya & Sloane Co-Founder Rachel Sloane, are valued at $13,000 and were crafted from 18...
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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the time to make romantic plans with your significant other is now! The team at Auckland’s Hotel Grand Windsor love Valentine’s Day, and as one of the most-awarded New Zealand Hotels, the Hotel Grand Windsor’s luxurious dining room is a perfect setting for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner....
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