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Novotel Hamilton Tainui

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first time to this hotel, but not a first to Novotel. The carpark cost us $15 and was in Sky City next door, so not as convenient. I suppose that is what you get when you need to park in a city hotel. The WiFi was a disgrace, but because it was complimentary, there was a limited amount of...

1Thank David G
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My family and I had a great Christmas dinner on christmas night at the Novotel. Compliments to Chris Davis, who had to organized it all. The meal was superb. Only comment would be, that if possible next year, put out ice cream and jelly for the children. A great night. Definetly be going again next year if possible.

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DBreukink, Front Office Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks for your comments and my apologies for answering so late. I have been on a trip, but it is great to see to you have enjoyed it. With kind regards, Dick Breukink, GM

Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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New Plymouth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really like how close to the cafes and shopping are. Under cover parking for those expensive cars. Excellent service, great beds and friendly staff Three very good cafes across the road too. Clean rooms and air con

1Thank billienp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here overnight for an event at Mystery Creek, the rooms were amazing, very spacious and luxurious. My room had two queen size beds, a lounge, desk, good speed wifi, and a large bathroom with an excellent shower. The hotel offers parking for $20 valet and the restaurant had a great selection for buffet breakfast the following morning

1Thank nomadmattm
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City Centre 4 star hotel. Upgraded to a suite 4th floor. Stunning views Very comfortable bed and best of all feather pillows. Staff very atentive in spite of large numbers of guests. Dinner was not to the standard I would have expected and I would not eat there again. Brakfast was a slightly chaotic affair again due to the hotel...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a business traveler, I've stayed here numerous times over the years as I believe this is the best hotel in Hamilton. Again, very happy with this visit although I have 1 major comment for the management who generally reply to reviews. The bathroom which is generally excellent - I had an issue with the toilet not wanting to flush....

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent customer service, good location in the CBD, clean and comfortable rooms that are quiet. Breakfast buffet is adequate and good coffee. The staff are helpful with recommendations on things to do and places to eat.

Thank Fiona S
Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights on our grand tour of New Zealand I had emailed the hotel to ask for a room on the top floor. This request was totally ignored and given a room on the first floor. In highlight this didn't matter as the room was the expected Novotel comfort & design. No one checked us in for...

Thank Richard T
Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always Novotel Hotels have the same annoying music played in their bars/lobby areas. I know that I will not be disappointed with the standard of their Hotels wherever I am in the world. I enjoyed my one night's stay and the dinner and breakfast. Good central location near a river footpath and near to shops Banks and many restaurants.

Thank JCB1132b

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Novotel Tainui is in the heart of the city, on the banks of the Waikato River, adjacent to the Skycity Casino and entertainment complex. The hotel features 177 rooms, an award winning restaurant, lobby bar and a health club, with gym, sauna, spa and beauty therapies available. Conference facilities are available for up to 350 delegates. Guests have easy access to nearby shopping, dining and entertainment, or relaxing river walks that can be found close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Hamilton Tainui

Address: 7 Alma Street | PO Box 1, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: €102 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Novotel Hamilton Tainui 4.5*
Number of rooms: 177
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Also Known As:
Novotel Hamilton Tainui Hotel Hamilton
Accor Hamilton Tainui
Hamilton Novotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Hamilton
#4 Business Hotel in Hamilton
#4 Family Hotel in Hamilton
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hamilton
#7 Luxury Hotel in Hamilton
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“4th Floor top.”
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