Stanbeth + Excelsior House

22-28 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Full of history, character and plenty of quirk. If only the walls could talk.

Workplace Wonderland

Once a mecca as the region’s first coffee source, these heritage buildings in Britomart continue to find new ways to fuel Auckland’s energy and creativity. Operating across four floors of the restored Stanbeth and Excelsior buildings, a gorgeous variety of working environments is on offer - hot desks, shared work spaces and private offices, all supported by a flexible mix of meeting rooms, boardrooms, and super funky event spaces.

Become a Member

Keen to be part of our Stanbeth + Excelsior House community? We’ve got businesses of all sizes, makes and models. Check out our membership options below to see if anything tickles your fancy. There is something for everyone, so contact us if you think we’re not quite meeting your demands and we’ll come up with a solution.

Our membership options

Hot Desk

Enjoy all the benefits of a casual relationship, with the addition of 1, 2, or 3 days of hot desk space a week.

Month-to-month membership options
Pay-as-you-go printing
Multi-site common areas access
Member rates for meeting room hours
From $279 +GST Check it out


Give your business a premium address, with a desk that’s permanently yours.

Designated desk
24/7 Access
Multi-site Common areas access
Included meeting room hours
From $1200 +GST Check it out

Private Office

Require a bit more privacy? From exclusive office suites to full floors, we’ve got you covered.

Private lockable office
24/7 access
Multi-site common areas access
Included meeting room hours


Need a base in the city without taking permanent space? Our Team Membership gives you access to Generator when you need it.

Credit for meeting rooms and hot desking
Member discounts on additional services and beverages
Access to Generator member events
From $495 +GST Check it out

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Host an event at Stanbeth House

With two soulful event spaces and a variety of meeting rooms to choose from, there’s nothing stuffy about this space. Overlooking the Britomart Precinct, it has an artsy vibe and abundance of natural light that make it ideal for working, socialising and getting your creative juices flowing.

Spaces available at Stanbeth House

The Square

A light creative space for bright creative minds. An ideal place to ignite thinking sessions and kick-start strategy workshops.

Onsite catering, cafe and bar
Full IT Support
Suitable for a variety of set ups
Up to 60 people Enquire now

The Lounge

Filled with plush furniture, funky décor and a birds-eye view overlooking Britomart precinct, this space is perfect for champagne popping.

Funky decor
Outdoor balcony
Built in bar
Up to 90 guests Enquire now

The Boardroom

A heritage-style space – and a stylish backdrop for those all-important discussion and decision-making sessions.

High end AV and conference call systems
Full IT support
Onsite catering, cafe and bar
Whiteboard walls & flip charts available
Up to 10 people Enquire now

The Library

The Library is full of character with funky décor and large bay windows overlooking Britomart precinct.

Onsite catering, cafe and bar
Up to 18 Boardroom style
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