Discover Takapuna

Central Auckland hotel close to the beach

Vibrant beachside destination with a city rhythm

As the premier retailing and hospitality district in New Zealand, Takapuna Beach offers something for everyone – vibrant cafes, high-end boutiques, bargain finds, fantastic hospitality, and of course the twin aquatic pleasures of Lake Pupuke and Takapuna Beach.
Carnmore Hotel Takapuna is superbly located on Auckland’s North Shore within easy driving distance to SH1 and just a short 150 metre walk to beautiful sandy Takapuna Beach with its great views of Rangitoto and the Hauraki Gulf. We are a five minute ride to the historic village of Devonport where you can catch a ferry to Auckland’s CBD, the Viaduct and Wynyard Quarter.


With one of the most breath-taking coastlines and stunning views to the volcanic Rangitoto Island, Takapuna Beach is New Zealand’s iconic and premiere urban beach with it’s soft white expanses of sand and pristine waters.
The area also boasts many cultural facilities including The Bruce Mason Centre, The Pumphouse Theatre, and Lake House Arts Centre.


Our central Takapuna location is perfect for quick and easy access to the North Shore and Auckland central. We are a short 15 minute drive to Devonport and the ferry over to Auckland’s viaduct. We are also near other points of interest:

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“My room was very nice and clean, with a large, comfy bed.”
– Evelyn
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