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Save your HH points for a soulless glass tower, this is more welcoming, more authentic & you get to experience Blackball. Very friendly owners & locals.
Don’t expect ensuite or a spa tho!
The breakfast is cereals, fruit, yoghurt, toast etc.
Dinner was good value...More
We stayed at the Formerly the Blackball Hilton for a night while on a motorbike tour of the South Island. It was a really good experience. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the food was great and the ambiance was from a by gone...More
The hotel is cool, old, quirky. You do need to check where the nearest fire escape is but it has real personality. The hosts, need to take a course in hosting. Very abrupt, boardering on down right rude. We also ate there, there’s nowhere else...More
after a 12 year absence form visiting her because the previous visits were disastrous.
i was blown away by the changes that occurred since then.
the current owners are fantastic and have been there 9 years.
Money has been spent on upgrading but not taking...More
The iconic 'Formerly The Blackball Hilton' hotel is worth the trip. Only a short drive from Greymouth it is a step back in time. Blackball was where the NZ Labour Party was formed and the history of the Labour movement and mining adorns the walls...More