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    Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent13%
    • Very good31%
    • Average33%
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    Free Parking
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Really lovely, friendly staff. Clean, comfortable rooms. Security cards for entry to building and rooms. Great view from our front rooms overlooking marina. Excellent value breakfast buffet. Everything you need for a weekend break . Close to other restaurants and cafes. Scenic area.More

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    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    Comments regarding staff are always appreciated and from your comments it appears they were able to make your overall experience all the more enjoyable. Thank you for the feedback and nice that you were able to stay in one of our superior rooms overlooking the...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Former Hyatt Kingsgate and perhaps this shows in some of the older rooms which have a distinct 1970s feel - the bedside switches for the lights and the COLOR TV are a but of a giveaway. Nice gazebo and outside area, lots of space, fair...More

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    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    Thank you for the feedback, a well written and constructive comments being made are always appreciated. The comment regarding the staff is especially welcome and I am sure they will be grateful for the feedback. We have put some effort into breakfast and generally feedback...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Last minute wedding arrangements, I called the week before and booked a table for 12 and as well booked accommodation. The night of the wedding was great, bar was mostly just us and bar staff quick and responsive. Dinner was fine, good service, staff happy...More

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    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    Congratulations on the wedding. Your group was a plewasure to host and I am glad we were able to assist on this special day. Thank you for the feedback and great that the staff were able to look after you. kind regards Murray Cook

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Distinction Hotel is a well-located and well-equipped hotel in Whangarei. It is easy to get to town and has adequate parking (except when there's a seminar). There is a restaurant which I didn't go to mainly because the vegetarian options looked a bit plain....More

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    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    Thank you a well written review. Your comments are appreciated and taken on board. It is hoped refurbishment work will start on the Hotel once our new Christchurch Hotel is up and running. Your comments on the staff are most appreciated and I am sure...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I stay here often for work. It is in a good location and the staff are friendly. All sky channels are available. Free WiFi. Comfortable room. Excellent spa and indoor pool. However, this time the overall experience was let down by the restaurant. Colleagues told...More

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    Response from DistinctionWhangarei, General Manager at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

    Thank you for the feedback and the Friday night you dined will be looked into. We did do 35 guests for dinner and I apologise if it took 40 minutes to get their meals. I am unsure at what time you had breakfast but the...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$90 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    Room Tips
    "Street view has river views but noisy"
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    "Maybe the upper floor would not be as noisy."
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    "Get one set back from the main road."
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    "Choose a room at the rear away from the main road if available."
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