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Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good29%
  • Average35%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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“town basin”(20 reviews)
“indoor pool”(6 reviews)
“superior room”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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3.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewstown basinindoor poolsuperior roomoverlooking the marinacomfortable hotelroom service menuplenty of parkingenjoyable stayno hesitationgood sizeroom was largesky tvbit datedstayed one nighttea and coffeespacorridors
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This hotel is modern and very comfortable. It is nicely located with good parking access. Very easy to get to shops and other facilities. Only downside was their very expensive restaurant, not overall a good place to stay.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Distinction does not live up to it's name...--it is not particularly distinctive -- other than the fact that it's ALL 1 floor and difficult to make one's way to one's room via the hall labyrinth. It's an older property with style and appointments from another...More

Thank HaljoHal
Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 1 week ago

Your feedback is appreciated and it is hoped over time a refurbishment programme will be put in place. Currently our Hamilton Hotel and the soon to be opened Christchurch Hotel are in the process of major upgrade work. Thank you for the comments regarding the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a bit worried after reading reviews here. But it was fine. Riverside room was large, clean and lovely views. Staff very friendly. Had a burger from the 'Comfort food' menu, it was tasty with a generous house-made pattie and a juicy slice of pineapple....More

Thank kathkiwi
Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review. It is always special when someone takes the time to comment on-line in a appreciative way. Your feedback on your dining experience and the staff is also well received and will be forwarded on to the people concerned. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent spot on Riverside drive. Just a walk over the bridge to town, restaurants and Pak n Save supermarket. (about 5 to 10 minute stroll). Tidy rooms. I enjoy the spa and pool. Nice and quiet at night as you are not on the main...More

Thank Justine G
Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the comments. It is always a pleasure to host fellow motorcyclists at the hotel and we have some great roads to travel. My favourite being the Helena Bay/Russell loop. Your comments regarding the staff are most appreciated and will be forwarded and...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

3rd time here , 3rd time highly disappointed . Such great staff , except the so called chefs , which in all honestly I believe they only employ cooks. Charging Auckland top restaurant prices yet delivering 30% of the quality . Pizza is pre frozen...More

Thank Blairnz36
Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback. We have recently employed a new chef and his menu will be coming in during the next two weeks. Freshly cooked pizza's are available on the new menu. Entrees will range from $12-$18, Comfort mains $22-$28 and other mains $28-$38...More

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Traveller (35)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
Hotel & Grounds (25)
Bathroom (7)
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$93 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$93 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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