Hotel Grand Windsor

Location: Auckland, Bay of Islands & Northland | New Zealand

Price guide: $$$$$ $100-$200 per person per night

The Hotel Grand Windsor is a boutique five-star hotel located on Auckland's Queen Street. With a blend of classic and Art Deco design, it exudes style and elegance and offers unparalleled service. The afternoon tea is a highlight, perfectly harmonising the history of high tea with the history of the hotel itself.
Perfect forStylish guests looking for luxury and relaxation in the midst of a bustling city.
In the knowThe Hotel Grand Windsor is something of a city landmark in Auckland. The ten-storey building was first built in 1928 and was known as Auckland’s first skyscraper. It has since undergone a multimillion dollar restoration. 

Recommended for...

  • Luxury Hotel
  • City Hotel
  • Boutique Hotel
  • Couples

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The Hotel Grand Windsor has an enviable address on Auckland's Queen Street, located in the city’s most vibrant and dynamic precinct, neighboured by luxury shops and only a short walk from the harbour.

Rooms at Hotel Grand Windsor

There are 79 rooms and suites, all beautifully appointed and minimalist, combining glamour and comfort. Each room at this MGallery by Sofitel hotel features a luxurious Sofitel MyBed and state-of-the-art Bose speakers. With a pastel colour palette, quilted armchairs and queen or king-sized beds, you are sure to feel like royalty staying here.

Food & Drink

Tuck into delicious signature dishes at Cooke's Restaurant & Bar, named after a famous eatery of the 1920s. In this elegant setting, you can also enjoy a lavish high tea experience and indulge in buttermilk scones with strawberry and rose preserve, elderflower profiteroles, marzipan cupcakes and a range of sandwiches.

At the bar, sip on sophisticated cocktails and celebrated New Zealand wines, where an all-night menu of tasty snacks is also available.


Unwind at the state-of-the-art spa, where you can enjoy a private session in the Jacuzzi and sauna to maximise relaxation. There is also a well-equipped gym if you fancy a workout during your stay.

Activities at Hotel Grand Windsor

Auckland is a thriving metropolis and there are plenty of trendy spots to discover downtown, from museums to parks, or head up to the top of the futuristic-looking Sky Tower to look out over the city and beyond. 

Further afield, go on a day trip to the island of Waiheke to browse its galleries and relax on one of the stunning beaches, or go on a walk round one of Auckland’s beautiful bays. Head to the island of Rangitoto to trek the trails up to the summit for magnificent views.

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Hotel location

The Hotel Grand Windsor is a 25-minute drive from Auckland Airport.

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