I stay at the ascot Park hotel every three weeks while on a business trip, travelling most of the lower South island.
It is by far, the best hotel I have stayed at, and because it is so good I often opt for two nights here instead of staying in Wanaka.
I always stay in the new wing, room 100 or similar. The rooms are large, warm, modern and with everything I need. Good sized office desk, plenty of plugs etc. The beds are very comfortable and the unit as a whole has a great layout.
Although the room is fantastic, the thing that always brings me back is service and the resturant. The food here is 5 star +! Such a surprize on my initial visit, a very pleasant surprise. Fish of the day with pan fried scallops, vegetables, mussels all for $28! Although the resturant is dated and could do with a more modern look, the service is impecable and food delicious, fresh, immmaculatley presented. They will change anything you like and often dont charge for this luxury.
My room has a large seperate bathroom, complete with shower and spa bath, heated mirror etc. Appliances- ie iron, kettle and toaster are all known brands and good quality.
Room has two lcd tvs- One in the bedroom and one in the living area.
The complex has everything you need all under one roof- bar and resturant, conference facilities, mini golf course :), gym, swimming pool, filtered water etc.
I ALWAYS look forward to staying here and a lot of other people must feel the same as it is often out of vacancies- despite its large size- so book in advance to secure a good room.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Invercargill's largest accommodation property, the Ascot Park Hotel is Qualmark rated 4 Star, comprising of 116 Hotel, Motel and Suite accommodation. Set in park like surrounds the Ascot Park Hotel is the ideal place to stay with ample car parking, indoor heated pool and fitness centre. The award winning Emberz Bar and Restaurant is the ideal place to dine or wind down after a busy day. A wide choice of Conference facilities are also offered for your business needs ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ascot Park Invercargill
- Ascot Park Hotel Invercargill, South Island