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Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The grand was well accommodating for our needs and they were great. Mike and his team were great. The grand was low priced and the rooms were comfortable. The bar was great as well. Loved it will be back. Thanks Mike and the team.

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3Thank dancesing2015
Russell, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Its right smack bang in the CBD, my fave bar is downstairs, the rooms are low priced but come with everything I need to enjoy a night away. never a hassle too book a room, and always get pleasant service from the staff at bar when booking. The rooms arent huge,but the showers are GOOOOOOD,better than the one in my...

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5Thank bubalugs
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Shabby, smelly and dirty. Even staying in the room the Queen had slept in in 1953 was no consolation, as it hasn't been decorated since and hardly cleaned. Was booked for me by someone who didn't read the reviews prior.

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1Thank nigelk929
Auckland
Reviewed 4 May 2014

I was a bit dubious when I read there was carpet up the walls but its been renovated and the carpet is now where it should be. The staff are lovely particularly Neville who sorted me out with a bike to ride so I could see lots of the town during my short stay. The bed was comfy and the...

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2Thank Naeri N
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Ok I can put up with the worn out carpets,shoddy decor and general disrepair, but after a long journey I really wanted a hot shower and to contact family through email................ We had no hot water for showers and there was no wifi when mentioned to the staff they did not care. Total rip off This is 2014 not 1914

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4Thank Al S
Reviewed 9 January 2014

According to their site all rooms have tvs. This one didnt. Also the radio didnt work as it had no ariel. Be careful as there is a night club below which goes on till 2am. Not the best and definately not cheap at $120 a night

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1Thank Chookiechook1975
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2013

One thing to keep in mind is that this is a Grand Hotel. So dont expect the latest mod cons in your room or hotel & you wont be let down. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here & will be back again. Yes the decor is tired, but the high ceilings, grand entrance & stairs added more character to the...

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3Thank KLALEX01
National Park Village, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2013

You can tell this hotel was once a grand affair. You can indeed imagine Queen Elizabeth having once stayed & walking up the grand staircase to her room. The staircase along with the accommodation quarters I saw are worn and tired. The staircase carpet is thread bare in places & the velvet red curtains in my room have discoloured over...

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3Thank Adriftnz
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 May 2013

I agree with a few of the other reviews...was not a good experience from the moment of arrival. Was a mis-understanding re booking this place (someone else made the booking for me thinking this was my place of choice; it wasn't however mis-communication was what got us there) and the moment I had to walk into the public bar I...

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Thank steviegnz
Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2013 via mobile

OK...so it's cheap, I get that $55 for a single room for the night, but even for that, it should be clean and it isn't. I dare not look at the mattress which feels rather spongy and am a little terrified of pulling the bed covers back. The bathroom has chipped tiles on the floor and it generally feels grubby....

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Address: 2 Bank St.,, Whangarei, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: €39 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Grand Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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