Explore Auckland from Waldorf St Martins

We are close to main attractions and city hospitals

Waldorf St Martins is located in Grafton / Uptown Auckland CBD, our accommodation is near to Auckland Universities, Auckland Hospital and Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland Domain & Museum, K’ Rd, Newmarket & Parnell.

Although located on the outer edges of Auckland CBD, our guests do stay with us due to our close proximity to all city attractions - for both leisure, and business.

Getting around Auckland City from Waldorf St Martins...

Public Transport

The inner Link bus is your best way to get around the inner city areas of Auckland CBD and outer suburbs: Parnell, Newmarket, Grafton, Ponsonby, K' Rd, Victoria Park, SkyCity, Queen St and Britomart. Catch the inner link bus from Karangahape Road, 200m from Waldorf St Martins.

To catch all other buses and trains, head to Britomart Transport Centre, Auckland City's public transport hub, at the harbour end of Queen St

Visit at.govt.nz to plan your journey, or download the official Auckland Transport app AT Mobile for android & ios


Whether it is getting to-and-from Auckland Airport, or getting around Auckland City, we recommend Auckland Co-Op's Blue Bubble Taxis. Their vehicles are all of a top standard, and they offer a safe, comfortable journey at competitive rates.

Book online, phone 09-300-3000 or hail one of their white vehicles - just look for the blue bubble!

Car Hire

Located close to Waldorf St Martins on Beach Rd are a number of car hire companies. We recommend Omega Rental Cars who offer a range of quality rental vehicles at competitive prices, as well as Auckland Airport depot.

Book online at www.omegarentalcars.com or visit them at 75 beach rd.

Car Parking

Most parking within Auckland City must be paid for. Be sure to check signs near parks for parking times. on-street parking Pay-and-display machines take coins, credit cards or txt-a-park.

Auckland Transport (AT) operated parking buildings offer the best value for money ($3 per hour), with private parking buildings such as Wilson Parking charge up to $16 per hour.


Auckland City is in the throes of a cycling revolution! Previously rather inaccessible for cyclists, cycling in Auckland City has become a major attraction for locals as well as tourists, for travel and leisure!

Hire an Onzo Bike via Android or iOS app or hire a bike from T Whites Bikes.

Great Auckland City rides:

Here’s our suggested itinerary for your stay

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Te Ara I Whiti - The Pink Light Path

Te Ara I Whiti

Auckland's most fabulous cycle path - 700m

Queen St

Aotea Centre

Shopping & Entertainment awaits on Auckland's main st - just 1km from Waldorf St Martins

K Rd

Aotea Centre

Colourful K' Rd is full of excitement! Less than 1km away you can find cafe's, bars, restaurants and shopping

Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Domain and Winter gardens - just 1.9km from Waldorf St Martins

Sky Tower

Sky Tower

Just 1.2km from Waldorf St Martins - www.skycityauckland.co.nz/attractions/sky-tower

Skycity Convention Centre

Skycity Convention Centre

1.3km from Waldorf St Martins - www.skycityauckland.co.nz/functions/conventions

AUT University

AUT University

Only 700m from Waldorf St Martins - www.aut.ac.nz

Aotea Centre

Aotea Centre

Conference, Events & Theatre Venue 1km from Waldorf St Martins www.aucklandconventions.co.nz/venues/aotea-centre

Auckland Hospitals

Auckland Hospital

Located conveniently just 1.9km from Waldorf St Martins is Auckland Hospital and Starship Children's Hospital

University of Auckland

auckland universty

University of Auckland is just 800m from Waldorf St Martins

Spark arena

Spark arena

Just 1.7km from Waldorf St Martins - www.sparkarena.co.nz

Lim Chhour Asian Supermarket


Specialist Asian grocer located at 184 Karangahape Rd.

Countdown Auckland Metro


Countdown Auckland Metro is open until 10pm, 7 days a week and offers a full selection of fresh fruit and vegetables, meats, beer & wine and packaged foods.

Waldorf St. Martins Apartment Hotel

St. Martins Building

6-12 St Martins Lane, Grafton, Auckland