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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are recently renovated. Clean and very comfortable. Had an ensuite with full kitchen facilities available if I needed it. Overall, a great stay. The hotel is centrally located right next to the bridge.

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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Had a very pleasant stay in room 7 of the Criterion Hotel recently. The staff were very attentive, and the room both tastefully renovated and clean. Most rooms have ensuites. The smart TV provided an array of entertainment options including internet access while the location and views to the river were appreciated. Highly recommend this accommodation as an affordable alternative....

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Reviewed 23 January 2013

Having discovered all the backpacker accommodation full of fruitpickers (be aware of this over summer season in this area!), we took a room at the Criterion Hotel. $70 a night got us a double, ensuite room with a TV. There is also a guest kitchen and living room. At the time of writing, the rooms were looking quite dated and...

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Penelope M, Manager at Criterion Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for this comment. It is the first we had heard of the lights being bright in the rooms so blackout curtains will be included in the redecoration. We have also employed a new cleaner since your visit and the cleanliness standard in the rooms is much higher so we hope you will notice the changes on your next visit.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Alexandra’s original main street hotels, the Criterion, ‘Middle Pub’ to locals, caters to both backpackers and budget travelers. Upstairs is a range of budget accommodation options that include single, double and twin rooms, some with ensuite bathrooms. All rooms are clean and basic with comfortable beds, and fresh linen. Facilities include a fully equipped kitchen complete with dishwasher and there’s also a comfortable lounge with television. The pub’s ‘Riverside Cafe’ is reputed to serve the best cod in town! There’s a sunny beer garden and the main bar with TAB betting facility and pokies has a welcoming environment. The Criterion Club’s location couldn’t be more central to the shopping and entertainment heart of Alexandra. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Criterion Club Hotel

Address: 7 Tarbert Street, Alexandra 9340, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Alexandra
Price Range: RM203 - RM343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Odd numbered rooms have a nice view towards the river. Even numbered rooms look onto the back yard of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JOdds, 22 Jan 2013 | Read review
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