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Novotel Hamilton Tainui

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Went with friends after booking through Accor. Check in a little slow as just 1 person on. Rooms good size and very comfy bed. Had meal there on first night which was nice. Very friendly staff especially in bar/restaurant. Used valet parking as was raining...More

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Response from DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton TainuiResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. Sorry about the delay during the check-in; I will provide this feedback to my team. Best regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I emailed a few days before to ask for early check-in close to Christmas as we had an overnight flight from Australia. The email back said they would request it but couldn’t guarantee. After landing in Auckland at 4.45am, we headed to Hamilton in the...More

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Response from DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton TainuiResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest. Thanks so much for the extensive review on your stay with us. So happy to read that you have fully enjoyed it. Hope you had a great time in New Zealand. With kind regards, Dick Breukink, GM

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

So the hotel is nice and the staff were accommodating, now this is it. The food at the restaurant is a total miss. It was slow and poorly thought out menu. The kids spaghetti was just awful tasted like ketchup. The Wife’s steak was over...More

Thank Robert T
Response from DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton TainuiResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Robert. Really appreciate your feedback on your meal at our restaurant. Really sorry that we did not do this too well. I will provide this feedback to my chefs as well and work on improvements. Best regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We make an annual trip to Hamilton and try to stay at Novotel when we can. The breakfast buffet is excellent, the pancakes, croissants and cereals are our favourites. The kids really enjoy their experience at the hotel, mostly due to the breakfast but also...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Good reliable hotel in the middle of Hamilton close to the city centre and food establishments. Great friendly check in. Outside hotel car parking quickly fills up with valet or covered car parking in the adjacent Skycity car park ($15/night) the remaining options. Pass out...More

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Restaurant
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Banquet Room
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US$134 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Family Hotel in Hamilton
#3 Green Hotel in Hamilton
#4 Business Hotel in Hamilton
#5 Luxury Hotel in Hamilton
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hamilton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$134 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Hamilton
#3 Green Hotel in Hamilton
#4 Business Hotel in Hamilton
#5 Luxury Hotel in Hamilton
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hamilton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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brahmsfan0212
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Response from Moss092014 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Simon G | Reviewed this property |
Apologies Andrew as I missed this question and don't actually recall. Was not overly expensive or I would have remembered
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"Executive Suite with a view of the Waikato"
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"We asked for a room with a river view and it did not disappoint"
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"the hotel is a bit of a rabbit's warren - difficult to navigate"
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"Ask for the river side high up to see over the building next door"
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