Air BnB https://www.airbnb.co.nz/ – search for Mt Albert/Pt Chev/Waterview areas, there is a good selection available in these areas which are all within walking distance to Unitec
Mt Albert Motor Lodge http://www.mtalbertlodge.co.nz/
Queen Studio from $145 per night
1 bedroom suite from $185 per night
(10min walk to Unitec, the Lodge has an onsite café – the Lodge)
For those who would like to stay more central, here are some Auckland City accommodation options (8km to Unitec)
Mercure Auckland City http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1721-mercure-auckland/index.shtml
From $215.00 per night
(2mins walk to Britomart station, then Western line to Mt Albert, then 10mins walk from Mt Albert train station to Unitec)
Adina Apartment Hotel Britomart https://www.adinahotels.com/hotel/auckland-britomart/
From $180.00 per night
(5mins walk to Britomart station, then Western line to Mt Albert, then 10mins walk from Mt Albert train station to Unitec)
From $107.00 per night
(10mins walk to Britomart station, then Western line to Mt Albert, then 10mins walk from Mt Albert train station to Unitec)
Getting to Unitec
Bike: Take the cycleway that links central Auckland to Henderson, Unitec exit is on Carrington Road, conference entrance is Entry 3.
Bus: Catch one of the many services that go via Pt Chevalier or Mt Albert. You can also use the Outer Link bus which runs every 15minutes in a loop from the city out to Unitec. Get off at Entry 3 bus stop.
Train: Catch the Western train line from Britomart to Mt Albert (Unitec) Get off at the Mt Albert train station, followed by a 10min walk to Unitec from the Mt Albert train station.
Car: We recommend you use public transport to get to Unitec, if bringing your car, take the northwestern motorway and exit at Western Springs or Waterview.
Auckland Co-op Taxis – (09) 300 3000
A taxi from Auckland City will cost between $30-$35 each way
Uber is also a good option for getting around Auckland