THINGS TO DO
540 Motel is conveniently located at 540 Great South Road in Otahuhu just a few hundred metres off the Southern Motorway, 15 kms from downtown Auckland and under 5kms from Manukau City. It is around 10 kms to Auckland International Airport
For all those essentials
Distance 1km. Fresh Choice, 27 Hall Ave. Open daily 6am – 9pm. Turn right onto Great South Rd, take the first left (Fort Richard St), first right into Queen St, then left into Hall St.
Distance: 400m Otahuhu Medical Centre, 463 Great South Road. Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm.
Distance: 1.4km White Cross, 15 Station Road, open Mon - Sun: 8am - 10pm.
Distance: 20m Across the road from the Motel is Caltex at 561 Great South Road.
Distance: 2.2km Middlemore Hospital, 100 Hospital Road. 24 Hour A&E.
Distance: 2.2km Otahuhu Dental Care, 357 Great South Road. Open Mon - Fri 9am - 7.30pm and Sat 9am - 5pm.
Dining, Drinks & Going Out
There are lots of dining in or dining out options available.
Please see menu’s in room for meal details and prices
Supplied the previous evening Cooked Big Breakfast: Available daily between 7.30am – 9.30am
Available along with soft drink options from the reception Mini Bar
For simple, home cooked style meals
Both Domino’s and Pizza Hutt will deliver pizzas to the Motel. A delivery fee will be charged
Turn right into Great South Road and follow either it or Mt Wellington Highway down a few blocks and you will find a vast array of Asian, Middle Eastern and Pacific Island restaurants and cafes as well as fast food outlets.
For authentic Maori Food, including the famous ‘Boil Up’ and fantastic steam puddings (across the road from the motel)
For Vietnamese food Distance: 1.5km, 15 Princes St. Turn right onto Great South Road, go down Mt Wellington Highway. Princes St is the seventh on the left
For Thai food Distance: 1.1km, 25 Station Rd. Turn right onto Great South Rd. Station St is the fifth on the left.
Want to see some of the history or catch up on the art world while in town, try these. See Map Below
Out And About
Looking for a quiet space, a breath of fresh air or somewhere outdoor to exercise, these central locations hit the spot. Free unless pricing information is noted. See Map Below
Distance 800m. Park with paths and green areas to walk in. Turn right onto Great South Road, go down to High St and turn left at that point into Park Ave. The park is at the end of the Ave.
Distance 3.1km. At the end of Princes St East, the park has a 2km loop walk by the sea.
Mt Richmond Domain
Distance 3.7km. Visit one of Auckland’s ancient volcanos for a walk and green spaces. Turn right into Great South Rd and follow it down to Mt Richmond Drive on your right.
Otahuhu Recreation Centre
Distance 1km. Open 7am - 8pm / Weekends 8am - 4pm. 28 Mason Ave. For pool, café and gym facilities. Turn right onto Great South Rd, take the next left after High St. More Info
Otara Recreation Centre
Distance 3.2km. Newbury St. Open 8am-7pm, Weekends 8am-5pm. For outdoor and indoor pools and gym facilities. More Info
If you’re in town for an event hopefully our quick A – Z of the main Auckland Event locations and transport summary will help you plan your trip. See Map Below
ANZ Viaduct Events
Distance 17.3km. Distance 17.3km. Located at 161 Halsley St, Central Auckland
Distance: 17.1km. Corner Queen and Wellesley St, Central Auckland
Distance: 16.5km. Reimers Ave, Kingsland
Mt Smart Stadium
Distance: 6.5km 2 Beasley Ave, Penrose
North Shore Stadium
Distance: 32.6m. Stadium Drive, Albany
Distance: 1.9km. Mahuhu Crescent, Central Auckland
Western Spring Stadium
Distance: 18.2km Great North Road, Western Springs