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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just arrived in Thames for the start of the Hauraki Rail Trail we needed a fairly simple dinner on a Sunday night. With other restaurants closed in Thames the Junction Hotel filled the bill at the northern end of town on the Main Street near the cinema. I had the house special of vegetarian frittata and my husband had... More 

Thank coleman22
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88 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is definitely not cheap but the quality is good.There is not really a separate dining room so you are eating in the bar area which can be a little noisy.Staff are very obliging and speed of service is reasonable.The biggest area of concern in my opinion would be wine prices which start at $39 per bottle which to... More 

Thank calspickman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was perfect for us. Clean, spacious with a good atmosphere in the restaurant downstairs. We had a great time in Thames and around. The booking manager is really nice, she helped us with our wet clothes, we really appreciated it. Thanks again !

Thank Antoine C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We decided to have dinner here, and had no problems with it. The meals were what we expected from a pub meal. Nothing was exceptional, but rather your more basic fare. The person who served us was very friendly and helpful. The setting was pleasant as a lot of the older pubs are, although the flies were a nuisance. We... More 

Thank john j
Invercargill, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We arrived and had to wait for the manager to turn up. She wasn't very friendly and had several young children roaming around the place. One very small child was about to fall down the stairs!! The room was supposed to be charged back to our agent but she didn't seem to understand this. The rooms were dated, small and... More 

Thank KiwiLuxeTraveller

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We had a function to attend in the Games room bar down stairs, so the band playing until midnight did not worry us and we were well informed by staff that this would be the case. . The accommodation was cheap and functional. no TV in our room but then we were just there to sleep. we had an ensuite,... More 

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Katikati, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

10 of us biked 33 kms from Paeroa to Thames and stayed the night at The Junction Hotel. The staff housed our bikes for us. We enjoyed our stay. Eat at Grahamstown Bar which is part of the hotel. Food delicious and staff helpful and friendly.

Thank jenny661950
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I stayed here for a night in a dorm room while I was on my way to Tauranga. The entrance is a bit confusing because all of the accomodation is upstairs and downstairs there is a bar and a restaurant. As I walked upstairs, I was overpowered by a very strong smell of smoke. It is a very old building,... More 

Thank Kayla S
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

A great corner bar wonderful Market right out side every saturday . The rooms are basic , the staff [not so much the younger staff] are friendly and welcoming . Great meals and free wiiffi . Priced very reasonably . Phone them and ask in mid summer it is often best to book in advance but don't expect 5 star... More 

Thank park-sleep
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Stayed here recently. Staff on arrival were very friendly. Room was clean and tidy, however bed was only a double bed which was too small for 2 people. Bathroom had no window or ventilation. It definitely needs one or the other as smells have nowhere to go! Our friends also stayed in a room for the night. Their room was... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a historic hotel located in the heart of downtown Thames. Just two blocks from the water and easily accessible to many restaurants and local attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Junction Hotel

Address: 700 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Thames
Price Range: $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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