City Stays



Hi and welcome to the guide to 5 Commercial Rd,  Grey Lynn


We hope you enjoy your stay!

This is a guide to everything you need to know about staying here and useful information about the local area.



Entering the Property:


1) Turn onto Commercial Rd from Great North Rd. We are number 5 and pale green.

2) Your key is located inside a lock box. The lockbox can be found by going through the wooden gate to the right of the property. You will find it next to the power box.

3) Use the code 1079 to open the lock box.

4) Always lock the front door from the outside when leaving the house

5) Leave the key in the lockbox upon check out.
























                       Go through wooden gate                                                                   Lock box next to power box



Property Rules:

  1. - No parties or noise after 10pmits important we keep our neighbours happy!

  2. - No smoking anywhere inside - only outside with the doors shu

  3. - Leave the property as you found it - neat and tidy

  4. - Replace key inside lockbox when you check out




1) Emergency NZ - call 111 - for police, fire or ambulance.

2)  Hannah McQuilkan - If I am in the country, I am your first point of contact for anything you may need. 


Please e-mail me on or message me through your booking channel.


Parking: Street parking is the only option and on this street there is a time restriction of 120 minutes (P120) operating from Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.  There are streets a short walk away with free unlimited parking - Hadlow Terrace and Coleridge St are both good options.


There are small rubbish bins in the kitchen and bathroom. When these are full, they can be taken out to the large bins outside the front of the property. Rubbish collection is on Wednesday, so bins need to be put on the street on a Tuesday night.


Washing machine and dryer: 

These are located outside the main house. Go out the back door and down under the house to your left. No need to wash the linen.



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Heaters: The apartment has a heat pump for heating and cooling. Remote can be found near the TV.


Iron and ironing board:  The iron and ironing board are located in the master bedroom cupboard.

Local amenities:


  1. Supermarket - the nearest supermarket is a ‘New World’ which is located up Garden Parade, away from the water. You will see a track, go to the top and turn right. It is a 5 minute walk away.

  2. Corelli's Cafe - my favourite in Devonport, great atmosphere and reasonable prices. Located near the top of the main street on the right.

  3. Devonport Cinema - The cinema is located near the top of the main street on the right. Click here for movie times.

  4. Post Office - the nearest post office is located across the carpark from the supermarket

  5. Devonport Bunker - this is a fabulous folk music venue, hidden in a war bunker on the side of Mount Victoria. Click here to find out more.

  6. Manuka Cafe - this is a great relaxed venue for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A great menu and wood fired pizza. Located halfway up the main street on the left.



Taxis: Discount taxis are the cheapest in town, ph: 09-529 1000

Uber operates in Auckland fairly reliably, download the app if you haven’t already got it:

Public Transport - the ferry is an easy 5min walk, turn left onto Queens Parade. The best way to find out how to get where you want to go is to visit the Auckland Transport Website:


Enjoy Your Stay!