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Formerly the Blackball Hilton

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Roy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

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

Thank lorrainel805
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

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

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"quieter rooms are on west side. i.e.not above the bar"
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"Don't go for the bunk bed room. Beds are terrible."
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"Bathrooms are shared, so if proximity to one is important, be sure to ask. Rooms are small because the hotel..."
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"The rooms towards the back were had Queen Size Beds and were close to the Showers and Toilets."
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