About us

Auckland's finest intimate Art Hotel and Private Retreat 

Enjoy the warmest welcome and feel pampered in the charming historical surroundings of Cotter House, Auckland's finest intimate Art Hotel and Private Retreat. Finalist in the World Travel Awards,  it has received an Enviro Gold award for its commitment to Green practices and sustainability, rewarding work done on heritage restoration. (see more)

Fluent French, English and Spanish are spoken, as well as some German, Italian and Portuguese. Chinese staff on hand.

What we are about:

RELAX & ENJOY - Intimacy and seclusion

Cotter House 's captivating charm, ambiance and exquisite food encourage guests  to relax in refined 5-star  accommodation and unwind in the rich ambiance of times gone by, with the convenience of the 21st. century's technology (Satellite LCD HD TV, dedicated PC or Mac laptops and iPod docks in all rooms).  You are welcomed with lovely Afternoon tea, steaming cups of  tea and coffee and looked after by your hostess, who will introduce you - if you wish - to the history of this amazing old house. (MORE)

INDULGE & BE PAMPERED - Beauty 'a la Carte'

Take time out for yourself: relax  and indulge - you deserve it! Try our different Health Retreat packages  Indulgence Spa renewal programmes. The  Spa parties, are ideal for birthday celebrations, Hen's parties, and can be added to  Bride-2-Be indulgence packages and  included in Honeymoon packages. (MORE)

ESCAPE & DISCOVER NZ

Auckland offers lots of activities: from dining out, to exploring the wine country and various vineyards. The harbour and nearby islands offer sailing opportunities. Take a ferry to visit the islands or explore the region with nature and eco tours tailored to your requirements. (MORE)

Special packages have been designed for those wanting to go further afield, from the uppermost point of New Zealand, through to golf or fly fishing in a secluded location.

For those interested in touring closer to the inner city, visits to art galleries,  exhibitions  and artists' studios can be arranged by your elegant, multilingual and enthusiastic host, Gloria Poupard-Walbridge. 

 WE OFFER

A Romantic Hideaway  with A Taste of New Zealand

Cotter House offers an ideal setting for  ‘Made to Order’   fairytale honeymoons, sexy weekends away and  intimate gatherings. Because of its intimate size, each and every guest is treated with special care.  For the ultimate private business or family holiday,  explore our special Holiday rental plans  Luxury holiday rental  Self-catering and Luxury holiday rental Fully catered 'silver service'  plans.

We serve delightful breakfasts and dinners. Our guests entertain 'at home' and in Summer, "al fresco"... Relax and enjoy individual and personalised service.  Our priority is to pamper our guests who can enjoy late celebration brunches and a midday or 1pm check-out.   Check in time is from 3pm. Early arrivals require pre registration

Special occasions and Business facilities

Cotter House fulfills your wishes and requirements. It is not an event centre,  an entertainment facility,  nor a public restaurant, but as a private retreat it offers its guests the exclusive use and convenience of its  in-house conferencing facilities with a ballroom and two private business lounges

It offers the seclusion required for 'Made to order' confidential corporate retreats and inspired entertaining .

We organise your 'special occasions': 

We offer corporate accommodation with private direct dial telephone while in residence at Cotter House, free high-speed wireless internet access, adequate desk space and dedicated wireless laptops. We are committed to green meetings and sustainable practices..

Art Hotel  & Historic film location

As a  historic film location, Cotter House is available for exclusive rentals as a Luxury holiday Villa: Contact us for availability. These activities do not impinge on guests seeking a romantic break.

Cotter House provides a special Cultural Experience  in Auckland. It is  an intimate Art Hotel with an impressive collection of art, antiques, objets d’art and rare bibelots, china and silver. It is a rare example of restoration blended with modern interior design that offers accommodation for art lovers - ideal for those interested in culture and the arts. (MORE)

Your Host - short bio

Enquiries:  Contact Gloria at info@cotterhouse.com - Ph: +64 9 529 5156 or iPhone: +64 27 567 2989



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