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Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

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Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre is perfectly suited to both business and leisure travellers. All 115 comfortable guest rooms & suites are air-conditioned and offer free unlimited WiFi & 50+ SKY TV channels. Conveniently located opposite the stunning Whangarei Town Basin and a few minutes walk from the city centre and Whangarei’s most tranquil bush walks. The majestic Bay of Islands is less than one hour’s drive from our 4 star hotel. Savour delicious cuisine at the on-site Portobello Restaurant and Anchor Down Lounge Bar. Work out in the fitness centre, swim in the indoor heated pool or relax in the spa. The hotel also caters for conferences and functions of up to 130 guests.
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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I was briefly in Whangarei City and Northland,in general, to conduct some research. The Distinction Hotel represented a sound accommodation option. The staff were friendly and the bed was comfortable- indeed cushiony-so that one could sink into it, an important consideration,
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I have stayed here loads of times on business and have enjoyed every time good meals the staff are always friendly, comfy beds ,the breakfast is really good I always try to book there when I'm up north
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Went for work, was upgraded to one of the rooms on the main road side, with a spa. Like other reviewers said the rooms/hotel is a little tired, but clean and suited my needs. good Wifi, big spa bath, good shower pressure. Staff were lovely, and when my flight was cancelled they
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Not happy! After room service had been and my husband had gone out I decided to stay back and have a rest I awoke with a fright as a man was at the end of my bed saying he was with room service. The following day we left the hotel after 4.00 when we returned at 7.45 our room
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Great location but the smell through the corridors from the old carpet and wallpaper was quite disconcerting. Wanted to go for a swim but turned around after we opened the swimming pool room door and got a whiff of the intense odor of chlorine mixed with very stale air.
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Superior King room
Nice view across road to Marina. Large balcony as well
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"Try to be closer to the Reception area in case you require something during your stay!"
"try and get a room at the front on the road, they are nicer."
"perhaps one closer to reception and the bar/dining area. my room seemed to be a long walk."
"Dont choose room 132."
"Our room was on the street side, noisy with the door open during the day, but quiet at night"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 92 - US$ 119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionWhangarei
NUMBER OF ROOMS
115
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