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Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton

100 Garnett Avenue | Te Rapa, Hamilton 3241, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the room was very nice and the staff at reception were very nice and welcoming, I would stay there again, It had everything that was needed, the shower was great and was a nice place to stop before going through to Auckland, we arrived there latter in the day and left early in the morning

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here while we were visiting local attractions. We found the rooms to be spacious which was great for my wife & I & our 2 youngest children 11 & 5, the place had a dual door senario where you had to unlock the door to the block & then unlock the door to the room. It was a... More 

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make comment as your feedback is appreciated. The dual lock system although inconvenient is appreciated by many guests as it provides a feeling of added security with entrance to accommodation wings can only be made via key. reception would be more than happy to provide multiple keys for rooms if requested. It is... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a comfortable room and good nights sleep and the hotel delivered! Lovely large and well appointed room with soft fluffy towels and good linen. Quiet and peaceful. Excellent pool facility spa nice and hot and areas spotlessly clean. Enjoyed buffet breakfast as part of package. Thanks for a great stay.

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and positive comments. I believe the room you stayed in was one of our larger triple bedded rooms and perfect for families travelling away, as such they are very popular. It was great to see you were able to use the pool and spa area and again thank you for your comments regarding this area.... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was full of 4 football teams and all its support staff for the FIFA U20 World Cup for which Hamilton was one of the host cities. It never seemed crowded despite being full and had a relaxed atmosphere most of the time. The staff were incredibly accommodating although they were 100% full and meeting the demands of the... More 

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Yes the FIFA World under 20 Championships were a busy time for the Hotel, especially catering for 4 individual teams in 4 different conference rooms at varying times and on different menu's. With teams coming and going it was exciting to meet the teams with their different cultures, languages and personality's and the staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Stayed here as a stopover to napier but probably wouldn't stay again rooms were a bit shabby,showers the we're just warm even on highest setting and no pressure.the staff however were lovely. Place just needs an update.

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - Considerable work has been done, over the last 2 years we have replaced: All carpet throughout the hotel, new curtaining, flat screen TV's, lounge and restaurant furniture, headboards, bedspreads, room chairs, reception and F&B buffet and service tops. We have painted all entryways, corridors (and added pictures), all wooden surfaces in the rooms and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Clean, comfortable and spacious hotel. Large rooms, quiet location with easy parking. Good size gym and pool facility. Restaurant food nice. Great value. The location is between town and the Te Rapa shopping precinct so easy for both.

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback which is appreciated. Certainly it is one of the larger hotels space wise in Hamilton with large public area's, rooms and conference area's which make it appealing for travelling groups and individuals alike. I hope you managed to pick up a bargain at the Base shopping centre which is reputed to be one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Stayed here while in Hamilton for my sisters graduation and we loved it. For the price you pay its very good! Although the bathrooms could be in need of a refurb everything else is great! We don't stay anywhere else. This is our 3rd time here thank you Kingsgate

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind comments and congratulations to your sister for graduating. I appreciate you taking the time to provide such positive feedback and hopefully we will have the opportunity of accommodating you again should you be visiting Hamilton. Kind regards More 

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The hotel is clean and expansive, but during my recent stay I was left underwhelmed by certain aspects that left you feeling that some aspects were sloppy. My biggest gripe was the noise in the rooms. I was not alone, but air-conditioning, fridges and creaking floor boards in next door rooms meant a good night's sleep was impossible. On a... More 

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make comment on the Hotel. I understand you comments regarding the noise in the wing you stayed in. This would be the 600 wing which was built later than the rest of the hotel and rather than the concrete block build was built using timber. Unfortunately there are areas where we do still... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Easy to find, real close to Te Awa and The base, room definitely was value for money, only booked for 1 night as i was attending a 21st in ngaruwahia. Decor is outdated, the fan in the bathroom doesn't work, had a motel feel plus side, had a flat screen with access to sky so could watch the game :)... More 

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make comment. Yes the rooms are large and many do have 2 x queen beds or more in them. I understand the gym gear is not the latest available but still believe it is a welcome addition to find when staying at a hotel. It is a pity you missed out on using... More 

Auckland New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Accommodation is more like a Motel. I've read the managers comments on other reviews about the layout and restrictions wen built but this asside I think the Kingsgate could do more to add a hotel feel to the rooms themselves. They have a Motel feel and look to them.. the rooms have a musty smell in entering and the attention... More 

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KHamilton, General Manager at Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and as stated in my email to you the showers were inspected and what you refer to as mould is black grouting that has faded and become somewhat unsightly over the years with constant use of exit mould and bleach cleaners. A programme is in place to address these when possible. Yes there were two... More 

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