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Overview of Genuine Kiwi Experience

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Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Coffee and/or Coffee Maker
Pay-per-view films
In-room dining

Genuine Kiwi Experience

3 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSouthland Hospital3 min drive
    Popular LocationRugby Park Stadium3 min drive
    Popular LocationSplash Palace3 min drive
    AirportInvercargill (IVC)7 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Comfort Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Classic Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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About this area


Located in Invercargill, Genuine Kiwi Experience is in an area with good shopping. Bill Richardson Transport World and Civic Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Splash Palace and Dig This Invercargill. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Rugby Park Stadium or Stadium Southland.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Southland Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Rugby Park Stadium - 3 min drive
  • Splash Palace - 3 min drive
  • St. Mary's Basilica - 4 min drive
  • Civic Theatre - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportInvercargill (IVC) - 7 min drive


  • Elegance at 148 on Elles Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • Hell Pizza - 4 min drive
  • Bombay Palace - 4 min drive
  • Speights Ale House - 4 min drive
  • The Grille - 4 min drive
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About this property

Genuine Kiwi Experience

3-star bed & breakfast in Invercargill with free breakfast
This bed & breakfast features laundry facilities, a garden and a TV in a common area. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. All 3 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, premium bedding and coffee/tea makers. Free bottled water, showers and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find. Bathrooms are shared and housekeeping is available once per stay.
Genuine Kiwi Experience offers 3 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Invercargill bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with pay-per-view films. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board



Check-in from 3 PM - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property only accepts cash for all bookings

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Genuine Kiwi Experience B&B Invercargill
Genuine Kiwi Experience B&B
Genuine Kiwi Experience Invercargill
Genuine Kiwi Experience Invercargill
Genuine Kiwi Experience Bed & breakfast
Genuine Kiwi Experience Bed & breakfast Invercargill

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Genuine Kiwi Experience and receive a full refund?
Yes, Genuine Kiwi Experience offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Genuine Kiwi Experience cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Genuine Kiwi Experience pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Genuine Kiwi Experience?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Genuine Kiwi Experience?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 10 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Genuine Kiwi Experience?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Genuine Kiwi Experience located?
Situated in Invercargill, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mile (2 km) of Southland Hospital, Rugby Park Stadium and Splash Palace. St. Mary's Basilica and Civic Theatre are also within 2 miles (3 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 57 out of 77 reviews
5 - Excellent 74%
Rating 4 - Good. 16 out of 77 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 77 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 77 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 77 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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The fact that breakfast was included for the price I thought was value for money. The owner was very welcoming. It felt more like a home from home. Beds and pillows were very comfortable.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Chris and Jane were very accomodating and pleasent
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to town and convenient to 'attractions'. Car parking on the street, no dramas though. Kitchen and bathrooms congested at peak times - to be expected.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very happy
Great owner Chris great room and building. Lovely breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

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