Auckland International Airport

Epsom Motel is neatly located only 20 minutes away

Air travel and customs formalities can be really exhausting. It’s a relief to get to your clean and comfortable accommodation as soon as you can and pop open that Duty Free!!!. Situated en route and almost mid-way between the airport and the city has to be a great location. Epsom Motel is also close to the Motorway if you’re heading up or down country.

Cornwall Park

Within walking distance from Epsom Motel is the stunningly beautiful Cornwall Park

It is a perennially popular picnicking area for local families as well as visitors to Auckland.

Following the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in 1901, the park was gifted to city of Auckland by Sir John Logan Campbell. One Tree Hill or Maungakiekie by its Maori name, forms the focal point of the park with extensive views across the Auckland isthmus.


Ladies, bring your credit cards. Epsom Motel is dangerously close to superb shopping at Newmarket, Remuera, St Lukes, Dressmart and Sylvia Park as well as the Auckland CBD. Make sure you bring a car or small truck!


ASB Showgrounds

Exhibiting or visiting. Either can be absolutely exhausting. Your accommodation at Epsom Motel is about 500 metres from the main display pavilions – easy flat walk of about 5 minutes in other words.

Ask any Aucklander, the ASB Showgrounds have been synonymous with commercial displays and exhibitions for over 100 years – at this same location. It is probably New Zealand’s premier exhibition facility.

However good business is at your show, sometimes those aching legs and feet just need a break! Your nearby welcoming room across the road at Epsom Motel allows you to relax and recharge before indulging in a gastronomic experience at one of the fine dining esatblishments within walking distance of the motel.

Central Business District

Epsom Motel offers a unique combination of close proximity to the city’s CBD (8-15 minutes by motorway) with just sufficient separation to escape the night-time din of buses and street cleaners.

While Auckland stands head and shoulders above most CBD’s around the world, it’s a good place to escape from when the business is done. Epsom Motel is perfectly situated, enabling you to do the business and get a great night’s sleep too.

If you’re travelling by car, you can forget all the parking hassles those staying in the CBD experience. Your car will be safely parked in our free car park.

Medical Facilities

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that sometimes you need to be near to family or friends receiving treatment or to be having it yourself. Epsom Motel is ideally located to some of Auckland’s foremost medical establishments and close to many of the medical specialist practitioners of Greenlane and Remuera.

We are situated near to:

Greenlane Clinical Centre (500 metres or a 5 minute walk)
Mercy Hospital 8-10 minutes by car
Ascot Hospital 5 minutes by car or 15 minutes walk
Brightside Hospital 5 minutes by car or 15 minutes walk

Racing & Trotting

Alexandra Raceway

Leave the car at Epsom Motel! Alexandra Park is immediately opposite your accommodation at Epsom Motel.

Alexandra Park is not just the home of the Auckland Trotting Club and the heart Auckland’s of harness racing. It is an entertainment centre in its own right, with a full calendar of ‘themed’ racing evenings including meals and drinks – it’s a total entertainment experience. Alexandra Park also offers a full range of function rooms of various sizes and complete catering services.  It is no surprise that the Auckland Blues has committed to a 15-year lease with Alexandra Park to base their High Performance Centre at the Campbell Crescent venue from 2016.

Ellerslie Racecourse

If you’re a racing enthusiast, you’ve chosen the right location for accommodation. Ellerslie Racecourse is only a few minutes away by car from the Epsom Motel.

Ellerslie has long been associated with the crème of New Zealand thoroughbred horse racing. The Auckland racing club traces its beginnings to 1874.

Do you enjoy dressing for a day out? The racing calendar provides the fashion industry with an on-going opportunity to showcase its best. Raceday presents a wonderful medley of fun, food, fashion and yes, some exciting horse racing too.

The Ellerslie Event Centre offers a comprehensive range of hosting services for weddings, expos, conferences and meetings.

Sporting Venues

Eden Park

Epsom Motel is just minutes by car from Eden Park.

To call Eden Park the home of New Zealand Rugby may invite a howl of protest from other unions up and down the country – it’s a competitive environment! But its international fame as a stadium for some of the world’s greatest rugby contests is undeniable.

Travelling with a supporter group. Talk to us about group rates, but remember, our motel is a quiet place.

Mt Smart Stadium

We are a short 15-20 minutes’ drive from Mt. Smart Stadium.

Probably best known as the home of the Vodafone Warriors rugby league team, the Auckland Football Federation and Athletics Auckland also operate from this versatile stadium.

Originally beginning as a volcanic cone before being mined as quarry to become eventually become a stadium, Mt Smart has an interesting history.

Family Entertainment

Western Springs Speedway

Are you a speedway enthusiast? Western Springs Speedway is only minutes’ drive from Epsom Motel.

TQ Midgets, Midgets, Sprint Cars – you name it, they’re at Western Springs. With all the thrills and more than a few spills, an entertaining time is guaranteed.

Auckland Zoo

Many of our guests visit the Auckland Zoo in just 15 minutes’ drive.

The zoo features animals from around the world but also dedicates a large domain to New Zealand reptiles and birds in a near-natural environment. Be sure to visit ‘Te Wao Nui’ – The Big Bush.

Art and Culture

We are just 8-15 minutes from the heart of the CBD.

You can enjoy its culture but return to a more peaceful environment at Epsom Motel.

The closeness of Epsom Motel to the CBD offers lovers of the arts unrivalled opportunity to visit the Auckland Art Gallery, or performances at the Aotea Centre, the Town Hall, Maidment Theatre, Q Theatre or The Edge while enjoying all the advantages of clean and comfortable motel accommodation.