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    Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent15%
    • Very good28%
    • Average35%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “town basin” (20 reviews)
    “indoor pool” (6 reviews)
    “superior room” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 258 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    3rd time here , 3rd time highly disappointed . Such great staff , except the so called chefs , which in all honestly I believe they only employ cooks. Charging Auckland top restaurant prices yet delivering 30% of the quality . Pizza is pre frozen...More

    Thank Blairnz36
    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the feedback. We have recently employed a new chef and his menu will be coming in during the next two weeks. Freshly cooked pizza's are available on the new menu. Entrees will range from $12-$18, Comfort mains $22-$28 and other mains $28-$38...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here for one night for work midweek. Nothing fancy but did the job for what we wanted. Definitely in need of a facelift and the young girl that checked us in could at least smile. Location is perfect.

    1  Thank O_Norton
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I was only here for one day and held a presentation in one of the conference rooms. The facilities were fine but basic. Lunch was tasty and the staff looked after us. Some of the amenities are dated and require a face lift.

    Thank Phil M
    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your comments and hope your presentation went well and was well received. Your comments regarding the food and staff are appreciated and it is hoped in time some refurbishment work will be done. Your feedback is much appreciated. Kind regards Murray Cook

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Sad to say we have often found hotels that profess to be a good standard are disappointing. The room was clean and quite large which is a big plus but is badly in need of a makeover. We found the stairwell and corridors had a...More

    Thank CarolTheTripper
    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the feedback. Housekeeping have been informed to use their deodoriser more in the corridors, as after some of the torrential rain lately there may be a dampness smell in these areas. We will look at the pool area and see whether there...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stay here often for work and find accommodation to be adequate. The hotel is dated but clean and comfortable. There is a pool, spa, sauna and gym. It can be very noisy, especially by the stairwell and near any corridor doors. The quality and...More

    Thank EatStayPlayNZ
    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the feedback. We do try and allocate guests to rooms they prefer and I am sure on check in we would be able to move you to a quieter room, or one away from the stairwell. I appreciate the comments regarding breakfast...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$92 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 115
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    "top floor has good views."
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