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Ballinor Motor Inn

295 Ulster Street, Hamilton 3200 New Zealand
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#7 of 29 motels in Hamilton
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Ballinor Motor Inn is one of Hamilton's newest motels. We opened in Late 2009. We provide modern, warm, clean & comfortable accommodation at affordable prices. We are located on Ulster Street in Hamilton and are within easy walking distance to the city centre, Restaurants, Cafes and Supermarkets. Only 300 metres to Waikato Stadium and 100 metres to a Pro-Drive golf range. Our accommodation has a variety of room types, studios & family units, spa baths, some with private courtyard.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Breakfast in the room
Golf course
Mini golf
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Secured parking
Wifi
Snack bar
Vending machine
Airport transportation
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Room service
Bottled water
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese
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PMMScunthorpe wrote a review Jan 2020
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom104 contributions55 helpful votes
Stayed here for 3 nights, very comfortable and the proprietors very kind and helpful. Breakfast is a very good value for money at $13 each served at a time to suite your convenience, the last available time being 9am. The rooms had everything you require, and the bathroom excellent which included the shower. Location ideal for Rugby or Cricket and other amenities like Petrol and Supermarkets within 1 kilometre of the property. Would definitely recommend the Ballinor Motor Inn to anybody who is looking for good clean accommodation while visiting Hamilton.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Ren W wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand12 contributions10 helpful votes
I travel a lot; especially with my children; and I must say the hosts at Ballinor Motor Inn were exceptional. Friendly, accommodating to our requests, even gave up their own car space to accomodate us. The rooms were clean, bright, modern and the spa bath is a definite highlight. The Beds are really comfortable and the airCon is nice and cold. Good value for money. We will definitely be staying again. Thank you.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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treezah68 wrote a review Jun 2019
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We made a group booking for mums 90th birthday. On mums arrival the manager presented her with a complimentary champagne. She was treated like a queen, even the lovely cleaner bought mum a gift on departure. We were provided 10% discount due to group booking, free use of laundry and complimentary studio suite. Excellent advice on Hamilton sites. It was a pressured weekend with preparations for the birthday but the folks at Ballinor made us feel relaxed and special. Thank you Hogan and team.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Milly_Molly_Mandy63 wrote a review May 2019
Palmerston North, New Zealand55 contributions9 helpful votes
Great shower with lots of hot water. Unit nice and clean and had everything you needed. They need to change their website though as the claim the beds are king sized is not true. Also if you like a harder mattress this might not be the place for you. Good location and quiet and the room was a good price
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Andrew_NZ120 wrote a review Mar 2019
Auckland Central, New Zealand202 contributions66 helpful votes
I stayed with a group for a week event. We were very well looked after, nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are very new and clean, with adequate cooking facilities and good bathroom. Unit 16 being upstairs was roomy and comfortable. I will stay here again when we next visit Hamilton.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Bruce L wrote a review Jan 2019
28 contributions27 helpful votes
Good location clean room but linen whilst having been cleaned was stained. Efficient aircon was excellent as extremely hot day & night. Facilities all working and all that was required was available. 16Gig free WIFI also much appreciated.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Michelle R wrote a review Sept 2018
17 contributions13 helpful votes
This is a great choice for your next Hamilton stay. Only 1.5kmto the Casino and CBD plus all the bars and restaurants you could need. Reasonable prices, Friendly and accommodating staff, really nice units, impeccably clean with beds that you will never want to get out of, full access Sky, and the luxury of a full size spa bath, heaven! (although unfortunately I couldn't enjoy, as because of noise issues you can't use it from 10pm till 8 am.) There is even a small totally private little courtyard. All in all a perfect place for your stay in Hamilton... Enjoy!
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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Brent wrote a review Jun 2018
Albert Park, Australia3 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed one night when I was passing through Hamilton. My stay was excellent. The room was well appointed, very clean, quiet and had great heating. The operator, Hogan, was very welcoming and efficient. I recommend to other travellers.
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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na0mic wrote a review Jun 2018
Piha, New Zealand142 contributions47 helpful votes
We had one sleepless night here. This was due to the people in each unit either side partying until we had to intervene with each after 3am. It’s scary having to do that. When I told the Manager about this the next morning he said I should have phoned him. That brings me to the unit size. It was comfortable and clean and tiny. Because there was so little place for storage we did not notice the phone on the small table as it was cluttered with our stuff. Also there was no instruction on the phone that reception was 24hours. Really really disappointed, and yes I guess the owner can’t help guests partying but he had a chance to do something with me to soften the blow eg discount on next booking or money back and chose not to. Will not be back and cannot recommend.
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 5 Jul 2018
Hi Na0mic, It is disappointing that you gave us a bad review because you did not receive a refund. You had received an upgrade from your original booking and you were happy with the upgrade and considering that you had 2 mountain bike with you that is why we upgrade you to a room with a courtyard at the back so your bikes can be safely stored at the courtyard. As we mention to you when you check out that I had not been made aware of the situation and you had a phone in your room on the table for you in case you need to contact us. (It is impossible to always try to list every detail in the room but looking through the number of accommodations you had reviews shows you are a well-seasoned traveler and it is not hard to find things such as phone on the table that can go unnoticed.
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Graham B wrote a review May 2018
Braintree, United Kingdom26 contributions9 helpful votes
We were met by the receptionist who greeted us and took us to our room to explain the layout of the apartment. A nice touch. There is a double bed, small table and chairs, armchair, wardrobe and bedside table. Also a kitchen area with sink, fridge and microwave. The bathroom has a walk in shower, wash basin and toilet. Air conditioning, TV and internet access also provided. Car can be parked outside the door. The nearest supermarket is a good 10 minute walk back towards the town, with restaurants a bit further on. As we stayed for two nights we had anticipated that the apartment would be serviced, but it wasn't, so there was no tea for the second morning. A little disappointing. The apartment was comfortable, quiet and clean.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ballinor Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Ballinor Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Escape HQ (0.8 km), Waikato Stadium (0.7 km), and Te Awa The Great New Zealand River Ride (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ballinor Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Ballinor Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Ballinor Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Ballinor Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ballinor Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Helm, The Sugar Bowl Cafe, and Thai Classic.
Does Ballinor Motor Inn have airport transportation?
Yes, Ballinor Motor Inn offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ballinor Motor Inn?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ballinor Motor Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Chinese.
Are there any historical sites close to Ballinor Motor Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sapper Horace Moore-Jones commemorative statue (0.6 km).