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    Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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    • Excellent15%
    • Very good29%
    • Average35%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible8%
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    “town basin” (20 reviews)
    “indoor pool” (6 reviews)
    “superior room” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed June 1, 2017

    Finding a good place to stay in Whangarei is not easy - particularly when you need to be there for a longer period than 1 or 2 nights. We recently booked for 9 nights, whilst visiting family. The check-in experience was average, being told on...More

    Thank Mark B
    Reviewed May 28, 2017

    Frequent & high level traveller usually prebook all accom. Classier looking place then some we drove past so booked in, was welcomed allbet at rack-rate. Took a better knigsize room with marina view. Very good room, clean ,good amenities &Wifi included. For a conference type...More

    Thank GJA54
    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded June 8, 2017

    Thank you for the feed back and hopefully we get to see you again when visiting Whangarei. Kind regards Murray Cook

    Reviewed May 20, 2017

    I stayed here years ago when it was under the Kingsgate banner and doubt that anything has changed. It really needs an upgrade as it is tired and dull. However, this review is more about the hotel as a meetings destination. Generally, Whangarei still has...More

    Thank Dr Benjamin P
    Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

    I stayed for 1 night and having been told the accommodation in Whangarei wasn't great thatwas an understatement. The only good thing is the location. The only update the rooms have had in the last 40+ years is the TV. The bed and pillows felt...More

    Thank Ant W
    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded May 10, 2017

    Thank you for the feedback, interesting that the only update of the Hotel is 10+ years before it was built. At least you enjoyed having over 50 channels available which is certainly not common within the Hotels in New Zealand. It is disappointing you found...More

    Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

    Room was nice enough and all we needed for the one night we stayed. Our only complaints are the guy behind the desk (can't remember his name) was so rude and disrespectful to my mum he looked down his nose at her as if she...More

    Thank mara26894
    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded May 1, 2017

    Thank you for the comments. I am at a bit of a loss as to the gentleman on reception as we have one Sri Lankan, an Indian gentleman and our Front Office Manager who are all very friendly and polite people. I apologise if they...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
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    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    "Wait until hotel has been renovated"
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    "I would ask at reception for a room to meet your requirements. They are helpful."
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    "Riverside for views, but does get road noise. No worries - close the door and its quiet for sleeping.."
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