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Kiwi International Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   411 Queen Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every country ive been to brings different problems.Kiwi international is a great location, great staff and helpfull in every way possible.just been renovated rooms are cosy and warm,your within walking distance to the sky tower and dozens of takeaway food shops and restraunts.Breakfast was a bit exspensive 15 kiwi dollars.continental.but plenty to eat on the breakfast menu too.All in all... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was OK average really but clean. Short direct walk down main street to main city area. Free WiFi service.The check-in welcome could have been better. Overall the reception staff were helpful and most smiled.

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We're pleased you found the staff helpful and friendly. We occasionally like to remind our staff that it's the guests who are really paying their wages. More

Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here several times over the years, great location for buses (including the airport bus - especially leaving town), it's not my first choice in Auckland but a reliable backup. Recently renovated, the rooms are looking better than ever. I do miss the old kitchen though, as I like self catering (especially breakfast) when away for a long time,... More

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. The hotel has moved to providing a full service hotel experience at the budget end of the market. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Auckland. More

Kerikeri, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was clean with all the basics the room was tiny and cramped with hardly anywhere to put anything but this was okay for us as we were out the whole night. Also choose not to have breakfast here as it was so expensive much cheaper and nicer looking restaurants down at the viaduct. Overall a cheap place to... More

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your generally good review. Yes some of our rooms are on the small side but that's the reality of inner city real estate values. Thanks for appreciating the overall good value. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kiwi International hotel should be a motel. Firstly, there was no fridge in our room, or a phone to call reception. THeir breakfast opt is so pricy compare to other hotels with higher ratings. $15 for a continental breakfast, you can get a full breakfast for $20 or $25 at a hotel like mecure or sudima. our room was not... More

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

This reviewer says "I was certainly not on a budget". Why then would you book into a hotel at the budget end of the market, take the cheapest Economy room, squeeze in an extra person - then complain that it was budget?? Our standard rooms are really nice - why go for the economy?? Our breakfast is actually better value... More

London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only pro of this hotel is its location, on a quiet road off Queen Street. The hotel quality is pretty low, with just 1 shared bathroom on each floor. No free wifi; breakfast not included. I would not go there a second time.

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Do you have the right hotel here? We are actually ON Queen Street not in a street. We do offer free wi-fi. More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is great accommodation for out of towners to stay when going to Auckland for a concert at vector Arena.So central and right on Queen Street.Very affordable and clean and good for 1 or 2 nights.Offstreet parking.

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for you review and recommendation to other visitors to Auckland like yourself. We hope you enjoyed the concert and look forward to hosting you on your next Auckland visit. More

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here for three nights. Not being from Auckland the directions were spot on and I found it easily, even though I arrived in rush hour. Staff very helpful on arrival and room fine, even been changed up from a single to a double. It was clean and warm enough. Large cupboard to put case in so not stuck in... More

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review. We're pleased it suited you and appreciate your recognition of our great location and value. I'm sure other travellers will find that useful. More

United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here as We'd read it had a great location near the city and was on the way to the airport via the shuttle. This was correct & great if you like being on top of a very long steep hill. The hotel is right next to the famous "k road" which in my opinion isn't a bonus. The... More

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. A number of your comments are trivial and knit picking. We still believe we are the best value budget hotel in Central Auckland especially when free parking, free wi-fi, no credit card surcharges etc. are taken into account. All of the central city is noisy at times. The only way around this would be to stay... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Well what can I say.... Myself and my partner stayed for 5nights and hated every minute of our stay. Our room was freezing, no heating, stained sheets with damp musky bed linen, the windows may aswell have been left open with the drafts coming through.the pictures on there website were nothing like the room stated that we had booked!Although it... More

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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review

Malicious (suspicious?) and highly inaccurate. It just doesn't stack up. Who would stay in a place where they "hated every minute" for 5 nights - especially when there is a no questions asked refund policy if guests not happy with their stay. Specific comments of the hotel are simply untrue. And other emotive nonsense... "you could here (sic) everything outside... More

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Address: 411 Queen Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
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Hotel Class:3 star — Kiwi International Hotel 3*
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