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BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge

#12 of 63 Hotels in Hamilton
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299 Ulster Street, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 63 Hotels in Hamilton
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as flash looking from the outside as some of the other nearby motels. Room and bathroom spacious and clean. Kitchenette fine. On one side (rooms 1- 8?) parking right outside door parallel to walls and a bit awkward. Front desk staff friendly enough.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms exceeded our expectations. Features included everything we would have wanted and the owners were super friendly. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend and would certainly stay there again. Great value for money!

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Dave S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kim Thank you for telling us about your recent stay with us while visiting the Waikato. I am pleased you found everything to your liking and we provided everything you required and represented good value for money. Hope to see you again in the future Kind regards David GM More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Good motel unit with kitchen facilities and large bathroom. Free parking onsite and nice to have opening windows. Hosts were very hospitable and more than accommodating with different requests. Rooms were comfortable but lacked an inviting ambience. Would stay again

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Dave S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Melz65 Thanks for telling us about your stay with us last year. Pleased you found our staff friendly and hospitable, I have passed your comments on to them. Free parking outside your room is a bonus especially if you have luggage to get from the car to room. We have done a number of upgrades and refurbs since your... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Whenever we are in Hamilton to visit relatives, my wife and kids always insisting on staying at HYGATE and they are never wrong. The place is clean, tidy and close to the city proper. HIghly recommended

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Dave S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Eddie Thank you for the nice review, great to hear that your family always want to stay at our property and again you found everything to clean and tidy, our housekeeping staff put a lot of pride into what they do. Hope to see you again soon while visiting relatives Kind regards David GM More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights last weekend and found the rooms to be very nicely appointed, well looked after. The towels were lovely and clean, beds comfortable and linen in very good clean condition too. There were plenty of good quality utensils, and everything worked. There was nothing to fault. Road noise wasn't an issue to us and it is... More 

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Dave S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Paula Thank you for the fabulous 5 star review. We put a lot of effort and take a lot of pride in ensuring that everything is functional and in good condition, Since changing linen suppliers 18 months ago the standard of linen and towelling is much higher level than previously Look forward to seeing you again in the future... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A little on the pricey side, however enjoyed staying here. Spacious room Everything was clean and tidy No noise from other rooms (good insulation) Modern decor, and bathroom This is what some hotels should lead by. Would recommend

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Arrived on a Monday afternoon and was greeted by very friendly owners. The unit was in two sections, with the large comfortable bed, kitchen, couch, table and chairs in in one room. The second room consisted of a spar bath, very large shower, toilet and basin. Also included was a heated towel rail. The whole unit was very clean and... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The room was very big .Good size for our family. The Beds were very comfortable and Unit was very clean. The host were very helpful on arrival. you do hear people talking in the next room or their tv. But as we were out most of the time it didn't worry us to much. Plenty of hot water . There... More 

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Stayed one night and was pleasantly upgraded to a Queen Unit with Spa - this was bliss and just what I needed after a big weekend and day before a three day work conference. I'm not sure if I can name staff - but Fran was delightful, happy and so helpful. I had a lovely sleep and the unit was... More 

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Dave S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Renee Thank you for taking the time to tell about your stay with us earlier in the year, I ma pleased to hear that you found our staff helpful you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kind regards David GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Once again I enjoyed my stay here.The management go out of their way to make you feel welcome with a friendly smile and chat.The rooms are big and spacious and very comfortable to stay in.After a long hot drive from Gisborne it was wonderful to arrive and be told that they had turned the air conditioner on in my unit.I... More 

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Dave S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bill Thank you for the lovely review, our managers go the extra mile to ensure everything is taken care of. A nice cool room after a long drive is very welcoming and ensures you are able to relax on arrival look forward to hosting you again in the future when you return to Hamilton Kind Regards David Smith CEO More 

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