Points of Interest

 All areas
 Accommodation
Copthorne Hotel Grand Central
Go Kiwi Hotel Pass
Stewart Island Lodge
 Activity or tour
18 Day Pacific Escapade
Air Safaris
Fyffe View Ranch Adventure Park
 Transportation
Air New Zealand Flights
Tranz Scenic Rail
 Cruise
Real Journeys - Stewart Island
 Auckland
 Accommodation
Airport Gateway Hotel Auckland
Best Western President Hotel
Cherry Court Motor Lodge
Citylife Auckland
Copthorne Hotel Auckland City
Crowne Plaza Auckland
Grand Chancellor Auckland Airport
Heritage Auckland
Hilton Hotel Auckland
Hotel DeBrett
Hotel Pullman Auckland
Oaks iStay Residences
Quay West Suites Auckland
Rendezvous Hotel Auckland
Rydges Auckland
Rydges Harbourview Auckland
Scenic Hotel Auckland
SKYCITY Grand Hotel
SKYCITY Hotel Auckland
Stafford Villa Auckland
The Langham
The Quadrant
The Sebel Suites
 Activity or tour
AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping, Auckland
Ananda Tours
Auckland America's Cup Sailing ...
Bush and Beach
Dune Rider - Cape Reinga via 90 ...
Great Sights - Auckland
Kelly Tarltons Underwater World
Mohio Tours
Pride of Auckland
Salt Air
TIME Unlimited Tours
 Bay of Islands
 Accommodation
Peppers Carrington Resort
Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of ...
The Lodge at Kauri Cliff
Paihia Pacific Resort
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands
 Activity or tour
Adventure Puketi
Bay of Islands Dolphin/Sail Combo
Culture North
Otehei Bay
Waitangi Golf Club
 Cruise
Bay Of Islands Dolphin Cruises ...
Great Sights Tours - Overnight ...
Sailing & Dolphins, Bay of Islands
 Bay of Plenty
 Activity or tour
Kiwi 360
Spring Loaded Adventures
 Blenheim
 Activity or tour
Explore Marlborough Tour
Marlborough Wine Tours
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
 Christchurch/Canterbury
 Accommodation
Antonio's Motor Lodge
Chateau on the Park
Heritage Christchurch
Holiday Inn City Central ...
Holiday Inn on Avon Christchurch
Huntley Lodge
Ibis Christchurch
Otahuna Lodge
Peppers Clearwater Resort ...
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Rydges Christchurch
Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport
Terra Vive Luxury Motor Lodge
The George
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Wilderness Lodge Arthurs Pass
Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki
 Activity or tour
Air Force Museum Christchurch
Alpine Horse Safari
Arthur's Pass National Park
Canterbury Leisure Tours
Christchurch - Canterbury
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
Christchurch Kiwi Encounter
Great Sights - Christchurch
HELiPRO Christchurch
Hot Air Balloon Ride in ...
International Antarctic Centre ...
New Zealand Skydiving School
Nimbus Paragliding
Orana Wildlife Park
Russley Golf Club, Christchurch
Southern Encounter Aquarium ...
Waimak Jet Boat Tour
Welcome Aboard Christchurch
 Hunting and fishing
Lilydale Wilderness Area
Pure New Zealand Hunting
 Cruise
Black Cat Cruises
 Dunedin
 Accommodation
Fletcher Lodge
Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
 Activity or tour
Elm Wildlife Tours
Larnach Castle
Marine Studies Centre
Monarch Wildlife Cruises & Tours
Nature Guides Otago
Otago Museum
Penguin Place
Royal Albatross Colony
Speight's Gold Medal Ale
 Franz Josef/Fox Glacier
 Accommodation
Bella Vista Motel: Franz Joesph ...
Heartland Hotel Glacier Country
High Peaks Hotel Fox Glacier
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier
Te Waonui Forest Retreat
Wanaka Springs Lodge
Westwood Lodge
 Activity or tour
Fox Glacier Guiding
Franz Josef Glacier Guides
Glacier Helicopters Scenic ...
Glacier Hot Pools
Helicopter Line
Hollyford Track
Mount Cook Ski Planes
Scenic Flights Alpine Adventures
 Gisborne
 Accommodation
Ocean Beach Motor Lodge
 Greymouth
 Accommodation
Ashley Hotel Greymouth
 Activity or tour
Kea Heritage Tours
New Zealand Discovery Adventures
 Hamilton
 Accommodation
Ballinor Motor Inn
Le Grand Boutique Hotel
 Activity or tour
The Legendary Black Water Rafting ...
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
 Kaikoura
 Accommodation
Fyffe Country Lodge, Kaikoura
Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses
 Activity or tour
Canterbury Trails - Kaikoura
Dolphin Encounter, Kaikoura
Kaikoura Kayaks
Seal Swim
Whale Watch
Wings Over Whales
 Lake Hawea
 Accommodation
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
 Hunting and fishing
Glen Dene
 Methven
 Activity or tour
Aoraki Balloon Safaris
 Naiper/Hawkes Bay/Martinborough
 Accommodation
Peppers Parehua Martinborough
Scenic Hotel Te Pania
The County Hotel Napier
The Crown Hotel Napier
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
The Nautilus
Travelodge Palmerston North
 Activity or tour
Art Deco Trust
Bay Tours & Charters
Grape Escape
Long Island Guides of Hawke's Bay
Mission Estate Winery
National Aquarium of New Zealand
New Zealand Wine Centre
Takaro Trails
 Nelson
 Accommodation
Heartland Hotel Marlborough
Old St Marys Convent
Raetihi Lodge
Sherborne Villa Nelson
The Portage Resort Hotel
 Activity or tour
Abel Tasman Air
Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures
Bay Tours Nelson
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco
Happy Valley Adventures
Helipro Helicopter Adventures
Marlborough Travel
Simply Wild
The Resurgence
Wilsons Abel Tasman National Park
World of Wearable Art & Classic ...
 Queenstown
 Accommodation
Azur Lodge
Blanket Bay
Copthorne Hotel & Resort ...
Crowne Plaza Queenstown
Distinction Te Anau Hotel
Eichardts Hotel Queenstown
Glenorchy Lake House
Heartland Hotel Queenstown
Heritage Queenstown
Millenium Hotel Queenstown
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
Oaks Shores Resort
Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown
Scenic Suites Queenstown
Sofitel Queenstown
Hotel St Moritz
Te Anau Distinction Luxmore
 Activity or tour
Air Fiordland the Friendly Scenic ...
AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping, ...
Appellation Central Wine Tours
Bularangi Motorbikes
Canyoning
Dart River Jet Safaris
Double Decker Bus Tour
Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
Frogz White Water Sledging
G Force Paragliding
Gibbston Valley Winery
Heliworks Queenstown Helicopters
Hollyford Track
Kawarau Jet
Miford Sound
Milford Track
Nomad Safaris
Queenstown Rafting
Queenstown Sea Kayaks
Queenstown Wine Trail
Shotover Jet
Skyline Queenstown
Southern Discoveries
Te Anau Glowworm Caves
Trail Jouneys
TSS Earnslaw & Walter Peak High ...
 Transportation
Air Milford
 Cruise
Real Journeys - Milford Sound
 Rotorua
 Accommodation
Armitage Hotel Tauranga
Distinction Rotorua
Hotel Ibis Rotorua
Koura Lodge Rotorua
Millennium Hotel Rotorua
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
Pepper on the Point
Regent of Rotorua Hotel
Rydges Rotorua
Silver Fern Motor Inn
Sudima Hotel Rotorua
Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort
 Activity or tour
Agrodome the Unique NZ Experience
Elite Adventures
HeliPro Rotorua
Hells Gate Waiora Spa
Mokoia Island Wai Ora Experiences
Nature Connection
New Zealand Riverjet
Off Road NZ
Paradise Valley Springs
Polynesian Spa
Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park
Rotorua Duck Tours
Rotorua Museum of Art & History
Skyline Rotorua
Tamaki Maori Village
Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland
 Watersports
River Rats Rafting & Kayaking
 Taupo
 Accommodation
Bayview Chateau Tongariro
Bayview Wairakei Resort Hotel ...
Beechtree Motel
Hilton Lake Taupo
Huka Lodge
Lakeland Resort Taupo
The Point Villas
 Activity or tour
Chris Jolly Outdoors
HELiPRO Taupo
Huka Falls
Huka Falls Jet
Huka Falls River Cruise
Huka Prawn Park
Paradise Tours
Taupo Bungy
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Taupo Tandem Skydiving
Wairakei Terraces
Whirinake Rainforest Experiences
 Watersports
Kiwi River Safaris
Rapid Sensations
 Hunting and fishing
Chris Jolly Outdoors
Fly Fish Taupo
 Sightseeing
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
 Tekapo
 Accommodation
Peppers Bluewater Resort
 Activity or tour
Earth and Sky
Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking
Tekapo Helicopters
 Wanaka
 Accommodation
Edgewater Resort
Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort
Mackenzie Country Inn Twizel
 Activity or tour
Aspiring Air
Aspiring Helicopters
Classic Flights, Vintage Tiger ...
Eco Wanaka Adventures
New Zealand Scenic Flights
Ridgeline Adventures
Wanaka Flightseeing
Wanaka River Journeys
Wanaka U-Fly
Wilkin River Jets
 Wellington
 Accommodation
Amora Hotel Wellington
Bay Plaza Hotel Wellington
CityLife Wellington
Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay
Hermitage Mount Cook
Rydges Wellington
Intercontinental Wellington
Museum Hotel
Wharekauhau Country Estate
 Activity or tour
Flat Earth
Hammonds Scenic Tours
HELiPRO Wellington
Zest Food Tours



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Hotel DeBrett

Hotel DeBrett


 
 
 
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Settled in downtown Auckland, Hotel DeBrett links two unique precincts – High Street’s hip fashion and Shortland Street’s tailored commerce. Hotel DeBrett’s iconic building has been stylishly reinterpreted into a 25-room luxury boutique hotel. Every room is individually designed and complemented with eclectic furniture, New Zealand art and photography.

The famous Housebar has been meticulously restored as Auckland’s premier meeting place. A private drawing room has been created for exclusive use by hotel guests – while a glass roofed atrium and courtyard form the central focal point for guests and diners at DeBretts Kitchen. At street level the colourful Cornerbar, with a touch of NZ retro has an emphasis on local craft beers and boutique wines. Enjoy an array of delicious sweets, savouries and fine teas for our weekend high tea.

Overview



Hotel DeBrett's iconic building has been stylishly reinterpreted into a 25-room luxury boutique hotel. Every room is individually designed and complemented with eclectic furniture, New Zealand art and photography.

The famous Housebar has been meticulously restored as Auckland's premier meeting place. A private drawing room has been created for exclusive use by hotel guests - while a glass roofed atrium and courtyard form the central focal point for guests, diners at Kitchen Restaurant and locals to mingle.

our story

The hotel has a long and colorful history. Built as The Commercial Hotel in 1841 as one of Auckland’s first hotels. It survived two fires, and two rebuilds, before the current building was erected in 1925.Dominion Breweries acquired the hotel in 1959, and after a major renovation it was renamed Hotel DeBrett, and soon established itself as the hotel of choice for sophisticated travellers.In 1984 new operators Don Fletcher and Maurice Crosby gave it yet another make-over, with an emphasis on the bars and restaurants. Through the mid eighties it was the hippest meeting place for Aucklander’s, with particular appeal to the fashion and media set.

An icon re-imagined
When John Courtney and Michelle Deery bought the building in 2007 the defunct backpackers was home to a flock of pigeons. It took almost two years to transform the near ruin into the highly awarded hotel you see today. Michelle worked with a team of architects, designers and artists to create 25 rooms and suites, and at the heart of the hotel, a soaring glass roofed atrium, which now houses debretts kitchen.Our aim was to create a warm, welcoming environment, where our guests felt at home, but with a quirky, unpredictable décor. Always with an emphasis on offering a New Zealand experience, from the contents of the minibar, the art on the walls, and the genuine, friendly but professional service.

Tom Smith Travel
 
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P.O. Box 28134
Portland, OR 97228 US
Office:   503-477-5341
Cell:   503-410-1517
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Website:

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