Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

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Indoor pool
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Marina View King - Balcony | View from room
Superior Twin Room | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

3.0 star property

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Map
9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei, 0112

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWhangarei Art Museum7 min walk
  • Popular LocationClaphams National Clock Museum8 min walk
  • Popular LocationMair Park10 min walk
  • AirportWhangarei (WRE)8 min drive

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About this area

Whangarei

Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre is located in Riverside, a neighbourhood in Whangarei, and is near the airport and on the waterfront. Claphams Clock Museum and Whangarei Art Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Reyburn House and Clarke Homestead.

What's nearby

  • Claphams Clock Museum - 5 min walk
  • Whangarei Art Museum - 7 min walk
  • Claphams National Clock Museum - 8 min walk
  • Mair Park - 10 min walk
  • Reyburn House - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Whangarei (WRE) - 8 min drive

Restaurants

  • Serenity Cafe - 7 min walk
  • The Quay - 7 min walk
  • Turkuaz Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Pimarn Thai Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • Frings - 9 min walk

About this property

Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

Waterfront Whangarei hotel in Riverside with free parking
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a fitness centre. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a spa tub and 24-hour room service.
Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre offers 115 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Whangarei hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and older
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:30 AM: NZD 25 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and older

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35.0 per night.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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

Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei
Kingsgate Whangarei
Distinction Whangarei Hotel
Distinction Whangarei
Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre Hotel
Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre Whangarei
Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre Hotel Whangarei

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Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 78 out of 351 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 147 out of 351 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 80 out of 351 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 33 out of 351 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 351 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.8/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Good position and views of the the river Rooms beside the road are very noisy with traffic Pillow are like rocks very uncomfortable
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent n friendly services
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Staff & service
The restaurant staff did not seem experienced but the food was good!
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Loved our stay. Friendly staff, lots of parking and great location.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location & restaurant/bar were good value for money
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022