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Activities & Services



Business Services

Business Services

Wi-Fi Internet access is available from our cottage 24/7

(included in price)

Colour Printing & document Scanning


Interpreting Service (by arrangement)

For your business, tourist or medical requirements, we can organise for you interpreting services in most European and Asian Languages in the following disciplines:

  • Legal

  • Technical

  • Medical

  • Environment

  • Tourism and tour Guiding

  • Real Estate


Certified Language Translations (This is our other business)

French is one of our specialties, but all your important documents can also be translated from and into several languages by our language professionals. (Please contact us for languages, rates and times.)



Harbour View Cottage


We are open for service every day from 8 am to 11:30 pm. Please contact us on mobile after hours for any urgency.

Airport Transportation & Shuttle                              NZ$ 40.00                               

Depending on our availability and with sufficient notice, we would be happy to drop you off at a local car rental at the end of your stay. We can also organise your transportation from our B&B to Auckland Airport. (Unavailablke during Covid19 alerts 1-4)

Please make sure to check your Flight Information prior to Departure.


Luggage storage                                                                                 Free

We are happy to safely store your luggage if you arrive before check-in or your planbe leaves much later than check-out time. 

Long term Luggage storage                                 NZ$ 5.00 / bag / day

You may wish to leave some of your luggage with us while travelling away or between 2 stays.







Cycling                                                                                    NZ$ 75.00 / day

Guests can now discover Auckland and its surrounding islands with our latest 2021 Wattwheels Bighorn e-bikes. We offer maps, helmets, paniers and water bottles. Also available for 1/2 day rentals.


Half-Day discovery      (Up to 4 passengers)                                NZ$ 350.00

Compose your own itinerary with us and we will drive you (4x4) anywhere up to 4 hours (11am-3pm)


Full day sightseing Tour    (Up to 4 passengers)                      NZ$ 500.00

Depending on our availability, we can also organise for you a full day (9am-4pm) sightseeing tour of Auckland visiting places of your choice or of interest such as One Tree Hill, Auckland domain and museum, the America’s Cup Harbour, Kelly Tarlton Sea World Aquarium, Sky Tower and Devonport village by ferry. (Tickets not included)


Hydrotherapy Spa pool     (Up to 3 guests)   Unavailable during Covid

Harbour View Cottage offers a state of the art Hot Spring Spa pool with back, neck and leg massage jets for total relaxation. We highly recommend it after a long flight.  The pool is available by arrangement only between 10:00 and 16:00, 21:00 and 22:00.

This facility is temporarily CLOSED during Covid19 alerts 2-4.


The essentials of good sleep

We constantly try to upgrade the comfort of the cottage ensuring that our guests have all they need to sleep like angels and feel rested after their journey. To achieve this, our walls are fitted with sound insulation materials, the Hypoallergenic air conditioning unit is constantly maintained to remain ultra quiet,  beds are equipped with bamboo memory foam and all our linen is 100% pure Egyptian cotton. Going even further in this commitment, we also provide a pillow menu.

The Pillow Menu

We offer at no extra charge a selection of pillows to suit your sleeping habits. The following must be ordered before check-in:

[A] Extra-soft feather pillow; [B] Semi-soft lamb wool pillow; [C] Medium bamboo fibre pillow; [D] Medium density memory foam; [E] Copper infused memory foam pillow;  [F] High density memory foam pillow (Hardest).

Note that the [C] option is standard

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External Services


With prior arrangement, we can also help you with:

  • Laundry,

  • Catering,

  • Airport Shuttle service,

  • Car reservation,

  • Event booking

  • Tour guiding

  • Hospital & medical assistance.


The Weather

Auckland climate is known to be unpredictable. This is why we are providing you with an updated weather forecast.

Clicking the sunny face below, will help you to better plan your activities and clothing requirements up to 10 days ahead.



Tourism & Entertainment

There is always something going on at the Theatres, race courses, museums, Casino, concert halls, and stadiums within 20 minutes from us. 

You may also decide to shop or visit a café on Onehunga Mall, enjoy a free summer Concert in the Park, go to the Gym or the pool next door, discover the historic Fencible cottages of Jellicoe Park, bike along the Manukau Harbour, watch sheep shearing in Cornwall Park, spend some time on Auckland beaches (Onehunga, St Heliers or Mission Bay), play a game of Golf or take the train trip to the city centre and board the ferry to Devonport or Waheke island. It's all happenning nearby!


The Auckland NZ Official Tourist and Travel Guide

will keep you informed of all current activities, concerts and sporting events around Auckland.

From our B&B you are only minutes away to most stadium, event and cultural centers by car, taxi or train.



Your room is equiped with Free-View Satellite Television.  We also have a wide selection of Film DVDs available on demand.


To see and to do near by:

Villa Maria Winery Estate
Villa Maria Winery Estate

Just 10 minutes drive from the Cottage, Indulge yourself with delicious lunch and wine tasting

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Dress Smart
Dress Smart

One of Auckland largest outlet store and shopping mall at your door step!

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Coastal cycle way
Coastal cycle way

At our door step.. Go cycling around the Manukau Harbour

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Villa Maria Winery Estate
Villa Maria Winery Estate

Just 10 minutes drive from the Cottage, Indulge yourself with delicious lunch and wine tasting

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