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Lido Cinema

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501 Victoria Street | The Balcony, Centre Place, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-838 9010
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Classy cinema

I went to this cinema yesterday with hubby and was expecting something semi-decent but was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kristabel2016
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Napier, New Zealand
Fun night at the movies

Only downside, no movie-theatre style popcorn! You can buy a bag of prepopped corn like you can at... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
kinx81
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Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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501 Victoria Street | The Balcony, Centre Place, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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"beautiful decor"
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"comfortable seats"
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"film festival"
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"big comfy chairs"
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"movie experience"
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"great selection of movies"
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"opera"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this cinema yesterday with hubby and was expecting something semi-decent but was pleasantly surprised with something very, very nice. The service at the point of buying tickets and food/drink was good and the physical space and decor were also really lovely and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Only downside, no movie-theatre style popcorn! You can buy a bag of prepopped corn like you can at a grocery store but meh, it’s not the same. Lots of drinks. Comfortable seating, great view of the screen.

Thank kinx81
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

A rather unique atmosphere from the very comfortable foyer which provides the opportunity for a coffee or a wine (take it in to the movie if you wish)to the very comfortable theatre seats themselves.Saw " The Darkest Hour" an excellent film viewed in great surroundings.Overall...More

Thank 475trevor
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I love this cinema, it feels so luxurious. The seats are wide, don't flip down. It's like being in a comfy armchair. Nice little shelf to put your G&T on while enjoying a film. Good choice of snacks, I love the coconut icecream. My son...More

Thank Amanda C
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We love this cinema for a number of reasons, It is an elegant cinema with a luxury feel. A wide range of movies, with a number of arthouse movies shown here.

Thank 775gilvray
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Great venue - theatres a lot smaller (and classier). The entrance & waiting area reminds me of the old gentlemens smoking room (not that I'd know), but very plush with red velvet comfy chairs everywhere.

Thank Brenda D
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Comfortable seats, generous glasses of wine and beautiful decor. That coupled with a good movie, was a great day to spend a rainy afternoon. Tip: you can reverse the front row seats that have recliner footrests for the full relaxing movie experience.

Thank Sharonkitch
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

What a great place to watch a current movie in big soft chairs that are well placed so that big heads in front don't get in the way. As pictures reflect this is no ordinary movie theatre. The concessions provide alcoholic beverages, cappuccinos, ice cream...More

Thank WhyAmIStillworking
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great selection of top films including French and NZ Film Festivals in three theatres. Staff are friendly and obliging, decor is great. Its a great meeting place to join up with friends for a movie.

Thank Rory S
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is Hamilton's best cinema complex showing art films and good recent films in a friendly complex. Excellent snacks and wine also served here so a good afternoon or evening possible.

Thank 230carrm
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