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Welcome to the heart of Otahuhu
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Spacious, tidy and modern rooms
Affordable and flexible to suit your individual needs
Spacious, tidy and modern rooms
Affordable and flexible to suit your individual needs
Great long-term stay options
Affordable and flexible to suit your individual needs

Otahuhu is a suburb of Auckland. It is located 13 kilometres to the southeast of the city centre, on a narrow strip between an arm of the Manukau Harbour to the west and the Tamaki River estuary to the east. This is the narrowest connection between the North Auckland Peninsula and the rest of the North Island, being only some 1,200 metres wide at its narrowest point. As the southernmost suburb of the former Auckland City it is considered part of South Auckland.

Park Ave Lodge is located conveniently to local shops, bus stops, the train station and many useful services such as supermarkets, hospitals and schools.

Below is a brief list of nearby attractions and services:

King’s College 1 min by car
Middlemore Hospital 2 mins by car
Otara Market (every Sat Morning) 2 mins by car
Otahuhu Market (Thurs afternoon & Sunday morning) 2 min walk
Grange Golf Course 2 mins by car
Royal Auckland Golf Club 2 mins by car
Sylvia Park Shopping & Cinema complex 5 mins by car
Auckland Botanic Gardens 5 mins by car
Otahuhu Recreation Centre (Gym, Pool, Basketball, Library) 7 mins by car
Manukau City Shopping Centre & Cinema 10 mins by car
Rainbows End 10 mins by car
Telstra Stadium, Manukau 10 mins by car
Mt Smart Stadium, home to Vodafone Warriors 10 mins by car
Butterfly Creek (Animal & Crocodile farm) 10 mins by car
Auckland International & Domestic Airports 15 mins by car


Otahuhu Mainstreet in Auckland’s Southern Suburbs is a vibrant multicultural business hub with a distinctive Pacific feel which is only a 1-minute walk from Park Ave Residence.

Click here to see a local Otahuhu business directory.


Otahuhu Railway Station is located on the Eastern and Southern Lines of the Auckland rail network. It has an island platform layout and can be reached by pedestrian overbridges from Walmsey Road and Titi Street. Otahuhu station features a signal box and is the point where both freight and passenger trains enter and exit the main line from the Westfield locomotive depot.

Otahuhu Bus services
There are many regular buses which go to and from Otahuhu town centre. Most services travel along Great South Road. The nearest bus stop is only 4 minutes walk from Park Ave Residence.

To view bus and train time tables click here.

Local Parks and Reserves

Robertson Hill (also Sturges Park or Mount Robertson) is one of the volcanoes in the Auckland Volcanic Field. It’s scoria cone reaches 78 metres above sea level (around 28 m above the surrounding land). The scoria cone crater was reshaped into an oval sports field with terraced seating.

Seaside Park is an amazing, four-year transformation of a contaminated landfill into a wildlife haven in Otahuhu, south of Auckland, which has really given residents something to smile about!  Although the area has always been known as Seaside Park, now it really lives up to expectations befitting of its name!

Middlemore Hospital

Middlemore is the largest hospital in South Auckland. Located within a 6 minute drive to Park Ave Lodge it is very convenient for guestsMiddlemore Hospital offers secondary-level (hospital and specialist) care and a selected range of community and domiciliary services for the population of Counties Manukau – the area that stretches from Otahuhu to Port Waikato.

You can catch the train south from Otahuhu Station one stop to Middlemore Station which is adjacent to the hospital. Alternatively it takes 15 minutes to walk to Middlemore Hospital from Park Ave Residence

Middlemore Hospital also provides niche specialist tertiary services for regional and national consumers in orthopaedic and plastic surgery, burns, spinal injury rehabilitation, renal dialysis, and neonatal intensive care.

Click on the following link for the Middlemore Hospital Way Finding Map.

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) is located conveniently close to Park Ave Lodge and is within walking distance or a short bus or train journey to the campus. The drive to (MIT) will take approximately 8 minutes.

MIT provides students with a wide range of programmes, delivered through world-class teaching faculties and schools.

Visit the web page below for more information on their programmes and teaching facilities.