We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 13 Invercargill B&Bs / inns

Victoria Railway Hotel

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   3 Leven Street, Invercargill 9840, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Victoria Railway Hotel to your Saves list
Victoria Railway Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
95%
Ranked #2 of 13 Invercargill B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
j44 Providence, Rhode Island
  • Overview
  • Reviews (114)
  • Photos (43)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (17)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

114 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    79
    29
    5
    1
    0
See reviews for
9
72
16
9
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (17)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Providence, Rhode Island
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a lovely buiding but you should be aware there is no elevator. room was large, clean & quiet. breakfast was delicious and we also ate dinner there and it was very good. Peter & Rose are gracious hosts.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marton, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night while touring around the south Island, my partner recommended this place as she had stayed there before and we weren't disappointed, rooms were clean and tidy and the the staff were friendly and helpful. Enjoyed the Victorian style of the hotel and the character it has which is lost on a lot of other hotels. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Stephens
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Before we had sorted out what to get out of our car, Peter our host, had our bags and off he went to deliver them to our delightful room. I had spoken to Peter over the phone about what type of room we liked and the one he choose for us was perfect. Lots of character and plenty of milk,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stewart Island, New Zealand
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for two night for our wedding anniversary, our hosts were lovely, very welcoming and friendly. Nothing was a problem and we felt right at home. Lovely big comfy bed, room was big and warm. Will stay again such a great place with hosts that make your stay extra special.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tewantin, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed on 2 different nights during our recent trip to New Zealand South Island. We found the place warm and friendly. The first night was on our way to Stewart Island as a couple and the second night was on our return with friends. The bar area was just wonderful to sit, have a drink prior to dinner and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
NZ
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed for two nights in this wonderfully restored and historic Hotel. One night before our tramp in Stewart Island and another night on our return. What can I say, after 4 nights in the outdoors, who does not want to return to their room to find the curtains pulled, the heating on in expectation, and our bags - previously... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
EAST SUSSEX, UK
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The Vic in its hey-day must have been something special. Fortunately, after the passenger side of the railway died, a lot of loving restoration has been carried out and the Vic still survives. At present, the excellent bar and restaurant is only open to residents. Unfortunately, the night we stayed the restaurant was closed (it only opens Mon-Thu) so we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here for one night on a trip around the South Island and are so glad we chose this hotel. The owners, Peter and Rose, were really helpful right from the start from carrying our bags up two flights of stairs to recommending a walking route around Invercargill. The hotel is just charming with lots of original features and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Second time we have stayed at the Victoria Railway Hotel. Wonderful experience of yesteryear. This time we were on ground floor which didn't have the character of upstairs. however as it was one night only, were happy enough to be able to enjoy this place again. Peter was very welcoming and helpful. Loved the ambience of the 'House Bar' &... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
AZ.
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This hotel is full of character, and the owners are extremely friendly and helpful. Not the cheapest in its class but great location close to the small town center and a great pub at the other end of the alley.My room was very nice and very large, but very functional and full of character.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Victoria Railway Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Victoria Railway Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Victoria Railway Hotel

Address: 3 Leven Street, Invercargill 9840, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Victoria Railway Hotel 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Agoda, Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline, Tingo, HostelBookers, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Victoria Railway Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Victoria Railway
Victoria Railway Hotel Invercargill, South Island

43 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (37)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
2:54
Videos (2)
Viewed
Other (20)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Invercargill with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inner City Boutique Heritage Hotel Accommodation for the discerning. An Invercargill Icon and Landmark Building. Registered NZ Historic Places Trust Category 1. Recipient of the Invercargill City Council Environment Award May 2007. On site lounge bar and dining at Gerrard's Restaurant. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
22

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Victoria Railway Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer