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The Top 23 Auckland Meeting Rooms
by Raashka Mannie | 29 Apr 2020
So you’re making a pitch, hosting an interview or a board meeting, or maybe a video conference in Auckland. You’re going to need a meeting venue that helps you feel motivated and provides you with all the necessary equipment to help you come out of your meeting feeling successful. Maybe you’re a bit old school and need a whiteboard and markers, or maybe you’ve got your presentation ready to go but need a projector to display it on - either way, you don’t want to be arranging those things yourself. The best meeting rooms in Auckland are the ones that provide the goods for you, and the following meeting rooms are indeed the best. We have even more options to choose from with our complete guide to Auckland venues, found here.
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Generator is a company that construct, purpose-built, modern workspaces. They have several comfortable meeting venues available around Auckland central. They provide a 40″ LCD panel in every room and there are flip charts and whiteboards available. They even offer an electronic whiteboard for a blend of the old and new. Skype video conferencing, Polycom conference phones and high-speed Internet (WiFi or wired) is accessible as required. Their AV team can help you set up, and their team of baristas can provide you with that much-needed java to get your creative juices flowing.
Choose between The Square and The Lounge at Stanbeth House, Generator’s Customs St. East location. With flexibility, plenty of natural light and a view of the Britomart precinct, this meeting room makes for a flexible space to share ideas and connect.
12 Madden St.
As the name suggests, 12 Madden St. is situated in the heart of Wynard Quarter and is a favourite in the corporate world when it comes to choosing a perfect meeting room in Auckland. Their spaces include The Generator, The Powerplant, The Workshop, The Accelerator and The HQ.
Found at 11 Britomart Place, Generator Britomart is a stylish spot that overlooks the Auckland waterfront. Choose to have your meeting room in any one of their available spaces, including The Assembly, The CEO Bar, Executive Boardroom or The Bridge.
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Uxbridge offers up a contemporary setting amongst rolling green hills and a glimmering coastline. This venue is multipurpose and boasts versatility and functionality in equal amounts. Their capacity ranges from 60 to 200. This Auckland venue has a total of 9 spaces to choose from for your meeting room, including their Malcolm Smith Gallery, meeting rooms, main hall, Green Room, foyer, concourse, art studios and more. Their theatre has been converted from a local historical church, maintaining their sleek appearance with high ceilings, white walls and polished concrete floors. They also offer audiovisual assistance, with state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems on deck. Uxbridge has so many meeting rooms to pick from, right in the heart of Howick and only 25 km from both the city centre and airport.
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Adina Hotel is a polished, light-filled venue choice for your meeting, minutes away from the harbour and in the middle of Auckland City. They have a distinctly contemporary air and style, with in-house dining and catering options courtesy of their Yard Bar & Eatery. Their spaces include the Waka Room, Mahuhu Room and Matā Cocktail Lounge, their capacities ranging from 12 to 80 guests - perfect for meetings both large and small. With on-site accommodation options and attentive staff, Adina Hotel is one of Auckland's most popular, modern meeting venues.
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The Meeting Room at Thievery Studio is a cosy corporate space that has a whole lot of character and flexibility. It has stunning natural light all day, but also the option to black out the room for digital presentations. High-speed WiFi is available and they offer optional extras including whiteboards, markers, projectors, and other audiovisual equipment – oh, and a stag head (pictured above), an essential to every serious business meeting. The K-road location is easy to get to and has long been a hub of culture and food. Thievery Studio is known for its adaptive nature and sleek, modern look. This venue offers a meeting room in Auckland that is sure to keep productivity levels going strong.
The Backroom by Garage Project
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If you're looking for a unique and comfortable meeting space, try The Backroom by Garage Project. Operating in a cosy, wood-lined, this meeting room fits up to 55 guests. Sparingly decorated with some of their favourite artwork and cinderblock walls, The Backroom by Garage Project is a curated venue focused on more intimate meetings and gatherings. The added bonus to it all is that they offer tastings as one of their perks - you and your guests can sip your way through some of the finest craft beers and natural wines they have to offer in between your musings and conversations. The Backroom by Garage Project is a quirky, fun space to hold your Auckland meeting.
The Grounds at Whoa! Studios
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You and your guests can prepare to say, “Whoa!” when it comes to The Grounds at Whoa! Studios. Entirely fitting of the name, this Auckland venue offers several spaces for meeting rooms and other corporate events, designed to take full advantage of their theatre, film studio, expansive outdoor area and beautiful restaurant. With a capacity of 60 for their meeting rooms, The Grounds at Whoa! Studios allow for both partial and exclusive hire, with a dedicated team on hand to make sure that your meeting runs exactly according to plan. This Auckland venue features plenty of natural light, advanced audiovisual technology and on-site parking. When it comes to catering, all you have to do is chat with the team to iron out the details for your meeting, whether you’re after finger sandwiches or a full lunch to celebrate all of your hard work.
The Flagship Education Centre
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Unique and with an eye on the environment, The Flagship Education Centre offers several meeting rooms for you to choose from. They consider themselves an immersive and environmentally-friendly space, with a capacity of anywhere from 6 to 200 delegates. Located in Auckland’s beloved Wynard Quarter, this venue regularly hosts a range of sustainability-focused activities and is an event, education and training space. Open to the public every day of the week, The Flagship Education Centre is a fantastic spot to host your next meeting with its educational atmosphere and goal-oriented team on deck. They have audiovisual specialists on-site to assist you, with several catering choices from their hand-selected list and are only 30 km from the airport.
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Cordis provides high-speed WiFi and cutting-edge presentation technology in every function space, as well as a dedicated AV team on site that can help with setup or any unexpected hiccups. Cordis’ dedicated boardroom is permanently set up with a large central table ideally seating 10-12 people. Catering can be provided by the Cordis team, with set and tailored menu options available. Its central location grants easy access to the building and, since the venue is also a hotel, there is plenty of accommodation available should any attendees be travelling a long distance to be at your meeting.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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The Albert Meeting Venue
Capable of comfortably accommodating up to 49 people, The Albert Meeting Venue is the perfect light-filled space for large meetings. With audiovisual assistance, on-site catering options and so much more, it’s a meeting room that has been a long-time favourite in Auckland.
Waste no time with Crowne Plaza’s purpose-built boardroom. Featuring a capsule coffee machine, comfortable leather seats, easy-to-use interactive projectors, and whiteboards. The comfort and productivity of the rooms guests was the primary thing in mind during its design. Booking any venue space at Crowne Plaza grants you complimentary WiFi.
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The Hilton in Auckland has plenty of meeting rooms available for large-scale or small-scale gatherings, making it as flexible as it is polished. They even have meeting day packages that make planning your meeting so much easier. The basic meeting package includes the room, WiFi, flip chart and markers, and all-day non-alcoholic beverage service. Other add-ons are available that can provide full on-site catering (with set and bespoke options available), and screens, monitors, or projectors if required. The Hilton Auckland is conveniently located adjacent to some award-winning restaurants including Euro, Wildfire, and Bellini. With a professional and helpful team to assist with any needs, Hilton’s meeting rooms are some of Auckland’s finest.
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Pullman Auckland is dedicated to ensuring that every business meeting they host is flawlessly executed. Pullman can provide a quote for nearly any event within 24 hours. High-speed cable or WiFi Internet, webcams, and sophisticated audiovisual equipment are all available throughout Pullman’s meeting rooms and spaces. They include discreet technical assistance (if needed) from their IT Solutions Manager. Their main boardroom can fit 18 seated guests and provides plenty of natural light with views over the iconic Albert Park. For catering options, all you need to do is ask their friendly events team and you’ll be provided with several great choices to make sure your meeting runs exactly as you wish.
Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS)
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The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has several rooms available suitable for meetings ranging from 10-25 people.
The Committee Room
Comfortably seats 15 people in a meeting setting, this room is usually reserved for historic club events. However, upon application, it can occasionally be made available. Stunning views, natural light, and plenty of space make it one of the finest meeting rooms RNZYS has to offer.
The Crow's Nest
Catching all-day sun through a large north-facing window that also happens to have a spectacular view of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, The Crow’s nest is the smallest available meeting venue offering a seated capacity of 10 guests.
The Commodore's Room
An L-shaped room offering a flexible break-out area, suitable for up to 25 people in a meeting style setting. Booking the Commodore’s room also gives access to a mezzanine overlooking the Harbour Bridge. Plenty of natural light makes this room an ideal work environment
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One of the most famous venues in all of Auckland, it comes as no surprise that Sky City is a hub for meetings and corporate events. With a whopping 21 meeting rooms available, Sky City a go-to venue for many when it comes to planning meetings. Their space features purpose-built kitchens, business centre facilities, free WiFi, event management services, catering options, a retractable walling system, audiovisual assistance and a capacity of 1750 guests. Yes, Sky City does meetings, and it does them as big as you can imagine. This Auckland venue is also surrounded by some of the hottest bars, restaurants and entertainment facilities in the city, which means you and your guests can grab a meal or a drink after a full day of hard work, knowing you’re enjoying the best of the best. If you don’t feel like venturing out, check out Sky Tower, which has The Sugar Club & Sky Café - perfect spots to unwind with a drink and a delicious meal.
Chancery Rooftop Chambers
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Chancery Rooftop Chambers is a charming and cosy space for your meeting. The terrace is a combination of decking, pebble and trellis gardens. It features a gazebo, which does its best work adorned with festoon lighting. Hiring the Rooftop Terrace includes the Norman Shieff meeting room which opens onto the terrace through a set of French doors. Also included is the use of another small meeting room with a kitchen and plenty of space for storage. The outdoor terrace comes with outdoor furniture, sun umbrellas and heaters. It’s the perfect venue for intimate meetings, allowing for a free flow of ideas and opinions with its relaxed atmosphere and private location. Chancery Rooftop Chambers is available for exclusive hire and rests within the heart of Auckland City, making it a convenient choice for your next meeting room.
Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
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Bringing to you unmatched views of Auckland harbour and sleek, modern design all around, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour has the facilities to make your meeting a hub of productivity and growth. This city venue has 6 different spaces to choose between: The Boulevard Room, The Retreat, Marina Terrace, Halsey One, Halsey Two and The Cellar. They can host up to 230 of your delegates, with inspired dining and catering options all on-site and audiovisual technology assistance throughout. Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour offers on-site accommodation options and is a certified sustainable hotel. They combine luxury and convenience, ensuring that Sofitel is a premier hotel venue and one of the best choices in the city for a meeting room that offers it all.
The Maritime Room
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In the bustling and vibrant Viaduct Quay, The Maritime Room is a venue that can accommodate up to 400 guests. This space resides within the historic National Maritime Museum and prides themselves on being versatile - making it a wonderful choice for a meeting room. Amidst the energy and beauty of the city centre, The Maritime Room has several meeting rooms for you to consider. These spaces are flooded with natural light and allowing for gorgeous views of the harbour and colourful viaduct. They offer on-site catering, a team dedicated to helping plan and manage your meeting, and audiovisual specialists to assist with all of your needs. The Maritime Room is one of Auckland’s go-to meeting rooms, with gorgeous views and endless flexibility when it comes to hosting important days.
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Karstens is all about creating an adaptable, reliable and modern space for meetings and conferences. Their space in Auckland is centrally located on Queen St., serving as a contemporary corporate venue space that regularly hosts events in their many meeting rooms. Featuring gourmet in-house catering, state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, a committed and professional events team and so much more, Karstens has quickly become one of Auckland’s favourite meeting room choices. Karstens also boasts breakout rooms for your delegates to unwind, plenty of natural light, fibre optic WiFi, teleconference and videoconference technology, ergonomically-designed furniture and even spaces dedicated to meditating. It’s no wonder that this Auckland venue has grown so quickly in such a short amount of time, and is a perfect pick for a meeting room in the city.
Grand Windsor Hotel
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If you want your meeting to have a touch of luxury to it, then consider hosting it at the Grand Windsor Hotel in Auckland. Built in 1928, the luxury hotel still exudes the elegance of a bygone age. As well as large-scale events, they hold small meetings and product launches which, as you can only imagine, are handled by one of Auckland’s finest events teams. In the words of the team from The Grand Hotel Windsor, “ We offer a unique level of luxury that will make you feel cared for.” Choose between various meeting rooms, alongside options of on-site catering and accommodation. With audiovisual assistance, high-speed WiFi and impeccable surroundings, Grand Windsor Hotel is a meeting venue that knows just how much elegance matters.
Grand Millennium Hotel
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Accessible via private lifts at the hotel’s main entrance, the Tui Suites are a unique meeting venue that boasts floor to ceiling windows overlooking central Auckland. They can comfortably accommodate around 20 guests in a meeting setting. On-site catering and other services can be provided upon request.
The Grand Millenium Auckland Business Centre is made up of 7 comfortable boardrooms. Some with a seating capacity of four, whilst others seat up to 10. The rooms in the Business Centre can be hired for an entire day or by the hour. WiFi and other amenities are available in every room depending on your requests.
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Naumi is conveniently located right by the Auckland International Airport making it a great choice of venue for anyone hosting meetings with international attendees. Two primary meeting rooms are available at Naumi, both of them unique to the standard hotel boardroom space.
The Oomph Room is perfect for a large-scale meeting. The design elements are intended to invoke a feeling of peace, calm, and serenity – all feelings that contribute to productivity. Comfortably seating up to 40 guests, this room comes equipped with a projector, a flipchart with pens, a whiteboard with markers, conference telephone, high-speed WiFi, and a coffee and tea station.
Innovate on the standard meeting with Naumi’s Zest room. Who needs a big boardroom table, and giant chairs when you could have a pool table and a bunch of bean bags? It will certainly help you and your delegates to get creative. The worst business decisions are made under stress, after all. The Zest room comes equipped with a television, a flipchart with pens, a whiteboard with markers, conference telephone, high-speed WiFi, and a coffee and tea station.
Novotel Auckland Ellerslie
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Novotel Auckland Ellerslie is a classic choice for a meeting room in Auckland. Classic, calm and equipped with everything you need to host an ideal meeting, this Auckland venue is well-versed when it comes to corporate events no matter the scale. All Novotel meeting rooms offer plenty of natural light and audiovisual technology. Their Executive Boardroom provides stunning modern technology and style with a 12-person capacity. High-speed wireless internet is available to all guests and the experienced conference team at Novotel can help with a wide range of AV and technical needs. For catering options, Novotel Auckland Ellerslie provides you with a host of choices.
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The Executives Rooms
The Executive Rooms range in size and can also be used in tandem to create even larger spaces. Whether your meeting is for 10 or 36, Rydges has a space for you. Each Executive Room is equipped with state of the art audiovisual equipment, air conditioning and WiFi access.
The Rimu Room
One of Auckland finest private dining venues. The Rimu Room is a beautifully decorated space with a massive 16 seater wooden Rimu wood table as its centrepiece. Turn your board meeting into an unforgettable dining experience that will leave your guests more than impressed.
The Sapphire Room
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The Meeting Room at 4 Brown St. is the perfect spot for hosting a meeting or any intimate corporate event in a central location. The Meeting Room comfortably seats 10 people around a large rustic table. The space is fully air-conditioned, and large barn doors can be closed off for added privacy if you should wish it. You also have full access to the many delicious food vendors of Ponsonby Central to provide catering for your meeting. Doused with natural light and featuring an on-site kitchen, The Sapphire Room also features a third space that is tucked behind a soundproof wall for added privacy, making for a small space that can serve as a little breakout room, cloakroom, or simply somewhere to hide all the cords from your equipment.