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Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference Centre

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100 Garnett Avenue Te Rapa, Hamilton 3241 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference Centre offers 147 air-conditioned hotel rooms and suites, many of which have been refurbished in 2017. The hotel’s new Superior Rooms & Suites have been designed to feature ...More a modern & contemporary vibe. Guests will be treated to upgraded, luxury beds combined with sumptuous linen ensuring a restful night’s sleep, plush new carpet, increased soundproofing, comfortable armchairs and a work desk, 49” flat screen televisions, free unlimited WiFi and individually controlled heat pumps/air conditioning. Extensive guest services including a gymnasium, three spa pools, an indoor swimming pool and bar. The hotel's popular Garnett's Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner daily. Located only minutes from the Hamilton city centre and conveniently located to reach any out-of-town places of interest, this Hamilton hotel is a favourite with business travellers and holiday makers alike. For families, the proximity of Waterworld is a real bonus and for horse racing enthusiasts, Te Rapa Racecourse is just a short walk away. The Base Hamilton - NZ's largest shopping centre is also just a few minutes walk from our Hamilton hotel. Distinction Hamilton also boasts some of the largest conference facilities in the Waikato area. Less
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Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
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US$90 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
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All reviewsgym equipmentnew carpetbreakfast includedgood sizeample parkingbeds were comfortablelarge rooman upgradespaaucklandheatercbd
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We only stayed one night and arrived in the late afternoon. We had to deliver our rental car. The man behind the counter was called Colin. He was most helpful and friendly. He arranged a taxi to be waiting at the rental pkace as it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A group of 10 of us stayed here. Excellent meeting facilities and friendly staff. We went to café up the road for meals. Meals and alcohol on the more expensive side but good to have available on site. One room had 3 fuzzy Sky channels...More

Thank ChrisL8435
Response from DHHManager, Manager at Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the feedback, its great to hear. Just one question- did you tell anyone about the TV issues so they could assist?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was disappointed on checkin that the cost of upgrading to a family room was more than double what we were already paying; but moved on. Buildings are very dated, and not welcoming, like an old army barracks. Struggled up the musty stairs to our room;...More

Thank 741colmay
Response from DHHManager, Manager at Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay. Your feedback has been passed on to the staff involved.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 4th time we've stayed here - it is our go to hotel, with the price being better than most of the motels in the area. We get a twin room, plus a cot, and it happily sleeps 2 adults + 2 children....More

Thank ResaBinks
Response from DHHManager, Manager at Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your stays with us.

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We are traveling with a large group. I was very wary of what the rooms would be like, based on other reviews. They couldn't be more wrong. Our room is recently renovated, with super comfortable beds, and a clean, renovated bathroom. Family of four has...More

Thank Sarah M
Response from DHHManager, Manager at Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks so much- we love our renovated rooms, and are delighted that you did too.

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"Rooms on the ground floor"
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"Wing 3 was more updated than wing 5. New carpet throughout."
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"Twin share rooms are great for families with small children."
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"The room was comfortable situated on the lower floor, easier to move our luggage in. Happy with our room"
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