Accommodation & Travel

There are so many things to do in Auckland, from the mild to the wild. Experience Auckland’s fantastic food and wine, world-class shopping and exciting adventure activities. Get out on the harbour, check out the galleries or hop on a day tour to explore.​

​Auckland accommodation has something for everyone, from luxurious resorts and 5-star international hotel chains to charming bed and breakfasts and beautiful holiday homes. Choose from all types of accommodation throughout the whole Auckland region, from the CBD to island retreats.

Conference Accommodation 

Ramada Suites Albany

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The Ramada Suites Albany are happy to offer the Asian Association of Social Psychology conference delegates an additional accommodation option for their stay during the conference. Go to and click on book direct. Select your stay dates for the conference, go to promo code and enter AASP to receive your discount. These promotional rates are only valid up to 30th August 2017

The Albany Executive Motor Inn

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The Albany Executive Motor Inn is within walking distance of the Massey Conference site (we will not have bus service because it is only a 12 minute walk). Their website is, and you can email them at You should ask for the Massey University special rate in making bookings.

Spencer on Byron Hotel in Takapuna

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The major official premium conference hotel for AASP Auckland is the luxurious Spencer on Byron in Takapuna.  There will be daily shuttle buses to take conference attendees to and from this hotel to the Massey University conference site in Albany on Auckland’s North Shore. Please use the booking form, rooms available on a first come, first served basis. Other accommodations will be added later.


*** Please note that the Spencer on Byron Hotel is no longer offering special rates for AASP attendees, as these have expired. Regular rates now apply.

Quest Albany

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Our second premium official conference hotel is the Quest Albany, right next to the School of Psychology at Albany Village, and a 12 minute walk to the Conference site at Massey University in Albany. Because of the close distance to the conference site, there will be no shuttle bus service for this hotel, but rather, you have more freedom to come and go as you please.

Note that the rooms at the Quest Albany comfortably house 2 occupants, and there is free internet up to 1 GB per day. The reception is only open 7am to 7pm, access is by keycard after hours.

To book a room at the Quest Albany, use the "Quick booking" section of the hotel website (upper left hand part of the screen). Under Client Profile, type "Psychology" and for password type "conference2017".

Kawai Purapura

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Kawai Purapura is the suggested economy conference accommodation option. Situated in an idylic yoga retreat only five minutes from the from the conference venue, Kawai Purapura offers several standard room types in addition to marae-style accommodation provided for especially for conference attendees. All retreat rooms feature polished wooden floors, wifi internet and communal showering facilities. Optional catering will be made available.

To book at Kawai Purapura, use the "Retreat Accommodation" section of their website and specify "conference2017" as the promo code. 


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