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Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 34 Hotels in Whangarei
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So friendly stuff, relaxing and clean spa, comfortable room/bed. The hotel is about 10min walk from the center of the city. I also liked the modern bar........... Man i dont know what else to write to reach the minimum of 200 letters

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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter loves staying here when we are in Whangarei for her sports etc, it has a indoor swimming pool and spa which is great entertainment in winter. And in the weekend they often have a bed and breakfast special so breakfast is inculded in the price which is very reasonable for a hotel. The hotel is a little tired... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are dated and the bed I had was very uncomfortable so had very little sleep. On the plus side the staff were very friendly and the food was very nice although took a long time to arrive. Will look for another location next time I come to whangarei.

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15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed here recently for a conference and was very impressed. The room was clean and tidy and well served for all items that you need on a business trip. The staff were superb, particularly Amy Masters on the front desk who helped me out with some printing and scanning. Nothing was too much trouble. The bar staff were good characters... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We recently had a night here and were extremely disappointed. The hotel looks great on the website, but in reality it is very run down. The bathroom is basic with no place to put anything, and had a small plastic shower, but no bath. The room was small, dark and dingy, but relatively clean. For NZ$200 this was outrageous to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed at the Kingsgate recently and enjoyed our stay,we had a room which overlooked the Marina so very nice! The room was lovely and clean and the Staff easy to deal with and most obliging. We had our breakfasts and Dinners in there dining room and we cant fault the meals and service.No complaints whatsoever and would gladly go... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If you want to go back to the 70's then stay at the Kingsgate. It's tired, worn and old fashioned. The room was big but the bed was very small for two people. The bathroom had been updated but no vanity space, had to put toilet bag on the floor. The bedspread had stains on it, I complained but it... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I'm not sure why I stayed here without reading the reviews first... For a hotel that poses itself as really classy, it is anything but classy, it is really tired and feels and smells old and musty. I might sound like an idiot writing this but everything in the room is difficult to use. There are no light switches on... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Our last night in Northland staying at the Kingsgate Hotel in a Family Suite, 2 single beds in the lounge, queen bed in the bedroom with bathroom off this. Ideal for a small family. Kingsgate Hotel is centrally located in easy walking distance to the CBD shops and restaurants etc. Our room was clean and comfortable and perfect for our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If your travels find you in the small Northland city of Whangarei you could do worse (far worse in Whangarei) than to stay at the Kingsgate. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the manager believes in supplying adequate loo paper (unlike those at costlier inns), it's located across from the bobbing boats in the marina, and an array of restaurants... More

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Additional Information about Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei

Address: 9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei 3.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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