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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
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Distinction does not live up to it's name...--it is not particularly distinctive -- other than the fact that it's ALL 1 floor and difficult to make one's way to one's room via the hall labyrinth. It's an older property with style and appointments from another...More

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

    Your feedback is appreciated and it is hoped over time a refurbishment programme will be put in place. Currently our Hamilton Hotel and the soon to be opened Christchurch Hotel are in the process of major upgrade work. Thank you for the comments regarding the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Was a bit worried after reading reviews here. But it was fine. Riverside room was large, clean and lovely views. Staff very friendly. Had a burger from the 'Comfort food' menu, it was tasty with a generous house-made pattie and a juicy slice of pineapple....More

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

    Thank you for your positive review. It is always special when someone takes the time to comment on-line in a appreciative way. Your feedback on your dining experience and the staff is also well received and will be forwarded on to the people concerned. Hopefully...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Excellent spot on Riverside drive. Just a walk over the bridge to town, restaurants and Pak n Save supermarket. (about 5 to 10 minute stroll). Tidy rooms. I enjoy the spa and pool. Nice and quiet at night as you are not on the main...More

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

    Thank you for the comments. It is always a pleasure to host fellow motorcyclists at the hotel and we have some great roads to travel. My favourite being the Helena Bay/Russell loop. Your comments regarding the staff are most appreciated and will be forwarded and...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Heated pool
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    • US$94 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Room Tips
    "Riverside for views, but does get road noise. No worries - close the door and its quiet for sleeping.."
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    "Ask for an upstairs room"
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    "top floor has good views."
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    "Rooms on second floor have balconies but all rooms overlooking the river have slightly more traffic noise..."
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