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Victoria Railway Hotel

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We arrived in Invercargill during a rain and wind storm. We had just visited Bluff, at the bottom of the New Zealand South Island, having driven from Queenstown. The hotel is old, it smells old and looks old but it was clean and very presentable. It is managed by a young couple who are ernest and dedicated to their task....

Thank Archie1954
Gold Coast
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great old hotel with olde worlde charm! Room was excellent with a big comfy bed. All amenities and breakfast was very good. Great little bar with a fireplace. So handy, walk to shops and restaurants, 2 minute walk to E Hayes Hardware store with the Worlds Fastest Indian bikes and cars on display. Managers and staff very friendly, courteous and...

Thank eltonGoldCoast
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Our room was very good and as I had broken my ankle prior to our booking we had to have a room suitable for a wheel chair . This all worked well I just sorry I didn't bring the plastic to put on my foot as the shower looked amazing. We had a nice breakfast and our hosts were helpful...

Thank robyn m
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a real treat. Gorgeous heritage building, full of old world charm inside with lovely decorative touches in the rooms. The staff were fantastic and made us feel really welcome. We enjoyed chatting with them in the bar and their dinner recommendation was spot on.

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VRHotel, Manager at Victoria Railway Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Jen B for your review, we are glad that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us and hope that next time you are in Invercargill you will stay with us again.

Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly welcome on first name basis. Great rooms and facilities. Gerrards bar very inviting. Staff helpful and knowledgeable making reservations at restaurant and recommendations . Centrally located and within easy walking distance of metropolitan Invercargill. Highly recommended.

Thank Phill H
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice historical building very good host very very clean I love stay here next time I well recommended to friends and family members clean sheets shower very warm room good breakfast and good WiFi connection

Thank Shami A
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I like this hotel. Very nice from outside and quite adventurous from inside. Very helpful and accomodating staff. Worthwhile a stay and I definitely come back to this place if I ever come back to town.

1Thank Philipp G
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Lovely little place. Room was cozy and clean. I loved the bone china tea cups in the room. Very quaint. The manager was a wealth of information for us and gave us some great tips on where to eat. (Restaurant was closed over our stay)

1Thank Lilypilly35
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Sought this accommodation primarily due to its location (business trip) and was pleased to find plenty of free (reserved) parking (once I'd asked where the parking was). I was taken personally to my room (up 2 flights of stairs) and gained access to my little corner room. The decor is in keeping with the style of the hotel (definately not...

1Thank Rebecca S
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Received in a hurry by a receptionist....hmmm not a good sign. All facilities were OK, room was comfortable, warm and clean, large modern bathroom - unfortunately poor protection from noise - single glassed windows and paper thin walls: I had impression sleeping on the street and I could clearly hear both of my neighbours (walking, talking, shower, toilet) errrr- really...

1Thank edmro

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Victoria Railway Hotel of Invercargill, New Zealand, offers modern, stylish and comfortable hotel accommodation with a touch of old world charm. Victoria Railway Hotel is an Invercargill icon situated in the heart of the city with a NZ Historic Places Trust Category 1 Registration. The Victoria Railway Hotel offers you all the creature comforts of home as well as the extra care and attention you would expect from an executive hotel, complimented with a private lounge bar and restaurant. We provide a range of modern accommodation options from Standard Studios through to Executive Studios and VIP Suites. From the moment you enter our doors your needs are our priority. The little things we provide are what make a stay an unforgettable experience. As a family owned and operated business, we strive to ensure our guests have the most pleasant stay in Invercargill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria Railway Hotel

Address: 3 Leven Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Price Range: $135 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Victoria Railway Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Main floor would be best.”
 of 5 bubbles Archie1954, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are pub rooms and motel style rooms. Ask for the motel style ones...much better than standard motel rooms though!”
 of 5 bubbles eltonGoldCoast, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not sure as we only stayed one night the room was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles robynm388, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just ask for what you'd prefer.”
 of 5 bubbles DDFA, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“They are all unique- I don't think there is a bad room in the place.”
 of 5 bubbles yummyrib, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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