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Martin T
Auckland, New Zealand

Slow service.

1.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 Mar 2023via mobile
Arrived with a party of 6 plus baby. Ordered at around 7.30. Only 2 of the 3 entress arrived. Then waited another hour before mains. Other parties who arrived after were getting meals well before us. When I enquired about why it was taking so long they explained that it was because of the entress we ordered. It was only flat bread ffs. Then the matre de tried to explain that they were busy and it would be long. Another 30 minutes before they arrived. Have been there several times a d the service is getting worse. On a side note. The meals were ok but come on guys. Up your game.
Date of stay: March 2023
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Reviewed 1 December 2022 via mobile

Appalling service! Visited for dinner with a large family group, ordered two meals at 5.30 pm, 6 pm no meals, rest of family who ordered later received their meals, 6.30 pm queried where our food was, told it would be there shortly, 7pm still no food, was told we are busy in main restaurant, asked if bar patrons are less important, no response, then told they are short staffed, didn’t make sense when others who ordered later were served first! Finally got food 7.05pm, had to take half as takeaway, Have been a regular for many years, will NOT be back!

Date of stay: November 2022
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 October 2022 via mobile

Terrible ordered dinner an hour and half later was told the kitchen was busy.Then plenty served before us then told they forgot.They offered a discount they didn’t apply and said it was 15 minutes away
We went home for pizzas.
It’s a local bar and restaurant no outsiders

Date of stay: October 2022
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 November 2021 via mobile

Extremely basic., poor room layout, fridge sitting on bench, one accessible power point, noisy rooms and reception services provided via a bottle shop. If all you want is a bed for a night, this would do but don’t expect much more in the way of comfort

Date of stay: November 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Reviewed 24 August 2021

Recreation Hotel Is an immaculate restaurant with the amazing chefs your meal is bound to be more than delicious, the rec has super friendly service. Always a perfect atmosphere and to top it off after dinner enjoy a desert from the mouth-watering menu !

Date of stay: August 2021
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 July 2020

Accommodation very good value for money clean and tidy. Them staff very friendly and helpful. Courtesy pick up from train station we very much appreciated. The dinner at the restaurant was excellent really delicious and generous portions. I would recommend staying and dining here if you visit Greymouth. We will definitely be back!

Room tip: I prefer the ground floor room as no stairs to climb.
Date of stay: July 2020
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