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The Junction Hotel

700 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
The Junction Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, sister and my self stayed for two nights. Friday and Saturday. The double room was small, godd bed, shower good size, very clean and only $95 for both nights! The single room was the same and only $50 for both nights. It was party central both nights but we still slept through it. Not the Volunteer Fire Siren... More 

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Looking for somewhere inexpensive? Avoid the Sunkist Hostel with its rude owner and get a room at the Junction Hotel instead. Room was a bit small, but everything worked fine. We didn't try the pub downstairs, but that seemed fine too.

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Cambridge
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were recommended The Junction for dining by our hosts at Cotswold Cottage. We were not disappointed. There was a good selection of wine and beers and a varied menu. The food was excellent and did offer smaller sized meals which suited us down to the ground. It was full of locals which is always a good sign and the... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Grahamstown Restaurant in the Junction Hotel is a great place for dinner. Three of us stopped here for the first time and enjoyed good, wholesome fare from an uncomplicated menu. The service was excellent. I had a steak done exactly to my liking. Not the cheapest, but worth every cent. Can only recommend highly.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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551 reviews 551 reviews
59 hotel reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stop here on the way to and from Coromandel. It is nicely decorated and has a good atmosphere. The beer is served in pint glasses which maybe too much if only stopping for a short stopover. The Waikato was good and I prefer a seat next to the window where you can look out onto the street and watch... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Popped in here for tea (that's evening meal) and was pleasantly surprised. Excellent service from the staff, good beer (free taste if you ask) and excellent food. Not the cheapest in town, but probably the best. I had a Caesar salad from the specials menu and I still can't figure out how they managed to soft boil and bread crumb... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The place is clean and tidy and the staff quite attentive and quick. We chose our meals and were pleased with both the quality and presentation. The portions were 'full'. The only small drawback is that it's a bit noisy. I would recommend this place for a meal in Thames.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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132 reviews 132 reviews
64 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I took a couple from France here for dinner recently and although the waiter was much appreciated by the females in our party the food was only average. That was not a huge surprise, but we were greatly surprised when our enquirey about the whereabouts of our change resulted in the advice that it had been assumed we would to... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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249 reviews 249 reviews
32 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had read several good reviews for the restaurant in this hotel (they call the restaurant the Grahamstown Bar and Diner or GBD), but we were a bit underwhelmed. The main disappointment was the service. We arrived about 6.30 on a quiet Saturday night and we were the only ones at a table there at the time, yet nobody came... More 

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Auckland, NZ
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9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I stayed here on a GrabOne deal which was very cheap. I now know why! I was warned when booking that there would be loud live music on the Friday night. They were right - it was very loud until late and I slept poorly, even though I'm a pretty deep sleeper. However, because I had been warned, I accepted... More 

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