Karstens Auckland is centrally located in the CBD and only a 5 minute walk from Auckland’s busy waterfront, Britomart Transport Centre and Aotea Arts & Events Centre.

Karstens has the enviable reputation of being one of New Zealand’s leading conference venues, with a premium venue located in the heart of Auckland’s CBD, opened in early 2017.

Our conference venue’s unique atmosphere, luxury and understated elegance, allows groups large and small to imprint their brand and culture for the duration of their conference.

Convenient location

Karstens is positioned at the iconic 205 Queen Street address, in the heart of Auckland’s CBD. The building features a large, light-enriched plaza, gardens, waterfall, artwork, espresso bar and retail store. It’s just minutes from the Britomart Transport Interchange, which links all of Auckland’s buses, trains and ferries together. And for those driving in, we have ample parking on-site.

Fully renovated and high-tech

Full renovated and opened in 2017, Karstens Auckland comes fully equipped with the latest technology and infrastructure, including comfortable eight-hour chairs, free wi-fi throughout and a fast internet connection. Video and telephone conferencing is also enabled in all rooms.

Your conference will be fully supported by our on-site technical team and dedicated event coordinators.

Flexibility and bespoke service

Whatever your conference needs are — seating layout, audio/visual, catering or anything else — we can tailor your conference to suit.

We offer a range of rooms and sizes, with the following seating layouts:

  • Theatre
  • Banquet
  • Classroom
  • Mediation
  • Computer
  • U-shape
  • Cabaret
  • Cocktail
  • Boardroom

We also offer some great audio/visual and catering options, to ensure that your event is seamless.

Comfort and space

Our venue enjoys an abundance of natural light from large full-height windows which overlook Queen Street. The venue also enjoys expansive breakout spaces, complete with free wi-fi and fresh coffee.

Gourmet in-house catering

As with all of our Karstens venues, we provide a full gourmet, hospitality experience, providing plenty of variety and healthy menu options.

Our point of difference

At Karstens, people are our greatest strength and our point of difference. We’re proud to operate with a select roster of consummate professionals who go beyond to deliver excellence. Our team is inspired to deliver seamless events and is empowered to anticipate your needs and quickly react should any aspect of your time with us fall short of perfection.

Other Karstens locations

In addition to Karstens Auckland, Karstens has a full-service offering across Australia, including the following venues:

  • Karstens Brisbane: Level 24, 215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane
  • Karstens Sydney: Level 1, 111 Harrington Street, Sydney
  • Karstens Melbourne: 123 Queen Street, Melbourne

We also have the following affiliate venues:

  • Level 1, Cloisters, 863 Hay Street, Perth
  • 19 Young Street, Adelaide
  • 4 National Circuit, Canberra
  • 1 Macquarie St, Hobart

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Client Testimonial

IG Australia had a requirement to carry out business continuity testing for its Melbourne operation, based in Collins Street. IG runs a sophisticated system to protect its computing resources, but needed a location in the Melbourne CBD that could be used in the event that its Collins Street offices ...

Mr Oliver Imre, Head of Business Development

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JHW started using the Karstens facilities for its Consulting Skills Workshops in 2007, and has now moved nearly all of its city based workshops to Karstens.  We have found that we have a partnership with Karstens, rather than the transactional nature of other training and conference facilities that...

John Williams, Director

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MYOB began their business relationship with Karstens around November 2009.  At the time we were seeking a new training centre to relocate from our office at Southbank and to commence training in January 2010. Needless to say everything had to be in place in a very short time with Xmas being just ar...

Stana Murrells, Training Administrator

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