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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2014

The room I was in was a good size, and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfasts are very good, with a great selection of cold food and a fair amount of hot. The staff didn't explain the breakfast service though, so you have to muddle through. I was perturbed by the woman who checked me in. It was like talking...

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DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks for providing us with feedback in regards to my staff during your stay.It is good to get feedback like yours, as this provides us with a basis on which we can train our staff. Thank you for that. Best regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 March 2014

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Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

A nice clean hotel in a good location. Staff were very friendly. Only thing we were given a disabled room without a bath and had a 3 year old which was in our booking information. Lots of areas to relax and tge bar was great allowing us to have a drink whilst with our son.

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DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Lee. Thank you for your comments in regards to your stay with us. I am very sorry that you have been allocated a disabled room during your stay. I will follow up with my staff to prevent this from happening again. With kind regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2014

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 March 2014

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Stayed just one night and it was pleasant enough. The staff on the desk were exceptionally friendly- the best customer service I have experienced in a long time. The room was nice and modern with an outlook to an area below with an outdoor chess board. The bed wasn't as good as I had hoped- a bit saggy. Also the...

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DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Julie. Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how you have enjiyed your stay with us. Look forward to welcome you back. With kind regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager

chicago
Reviewed 1 March 2014

The rooms are very nice and clean. Pillows are not hard but have substance. Baths are spacious and well constructed. But this is not a business friendly hotel and for that natter no Novotel seems to be business friendly. Wifi is extra and the free wifi in the common areas has to be reset every 30 minutes, annoying. It is...

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DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Guest. It is great to read that you have taken the time to review your stay with us. Since February 24th we have changed the set up of our internet and have made the packages a lot more affordable, which hopefully you will enjoy next time staying with us. With kind regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager

Gold Coast
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Was a wonderful place to stay. We booked last minute & didn't arrive till 11pm, but the staff were very friendly. As we drove through the Main Street we were very concerned as we could hear the music getting louder from the clubs & bars over our music in the car & the Novotel getting closer, but we couldn't hear...

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DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Kylie, Great to read that you have enjoyed your recent stay with us. It is always nice to see that our services are appreciated and work as they should. Look forward welcoming you back with us. Best regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager

Sydney
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Stayed here recently and was impressed by the location of this hotel. Easy to access most restaurants and the main shopping precinct via foot. Room nice, clean and modern. Beds extremely comfortable...perhaps the nicest i have ever slept on! Breakfast was good too, plenty of selection and a very pleasant restaurant setting. Just a note that car parking is additional...

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DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for reviewing your stay with us. Glad to read that you have enjoyed it so much. Hope you had a good trip back to Australia. With kind regards, Dick Breukink, General manager

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2014

This is a fine hotel in the centre of exciting Hamilton. Well, may be not so exciting but still a good base to explore the tantalizing Waikato region. Well, maybe not so tantalizing after all. So, why the hell are you here? Ah, business! The hotel is quite modern with really a very nice lighting layout in the rooms, making...

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DBreukink, General Manager at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, responded to this review

Dear Shah, Thanks for your comments in regards to your stay with us. Great to see that you have enjoyed it and yes, the river is right next to the hotel. Hope you had a good trip back home. Best regards, Dick Breukink, General Manager, Novotel Tainui Hamilton

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Novotel Tainui is in the heart of the city, on the banks of the Waikato River, adjacent to the Skycity Casino and entertainment complex. The hotel features 177 rooms, an award winning restaurant, lobby bar and a health club, with gym, sauna, spa and beauty therapies available. Conference facilities are available for up to 350 delegates. Guests have easy access to nearby shopping, dining and entertainment, or relaxing river walks that can be found close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Hamilton Tainui

Address: 7 Alma Street | PO Box 1, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: $145 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Novotel Hamilton Tainui 4.5*
Number of rooms: 177
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Also Known As:
Novotel Hamilton Tainui Hotel Hamilton
Accor Hamilton Tainui
Hamilton Novotel
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#3 Green Hotel in Hamilton
#4 Business Hotel in Hamilton
#4 Family Hotel in Hamilton
#6 Luxury Hotel in Hamilton
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hamilton
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