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Overview of Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

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3.6 / 5Good
261 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationTown Basin Marina6 min walk
Popular LocationWhangarei Art Museum7 min walk
Popular LocationClaphams National Clock Museum8 min walk
AirportWhangarei (WRE)8 min drive

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  • Standard Double Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Twin Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Whangarei

Located in Whangarei, Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre is in the city centre 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.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Claphams Clock Museum - 5 min walk
  • Town Basin Marina - 6 min walk
  • Whangarei Art Museum - 7 min walk
  • Claphams National Clock Museum - 8 min walk
  • Reyburn House - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Whangarei (WRE) - 8 min drive

About this property

Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre

Eco-friendly hotel with restaurant and indoor pool
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool 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. All 115 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and 24-hour room service. LCD TVs, free tea bags/instant coffee and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre offers 115 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. 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.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

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

Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities
Fridge
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Meeting rooms

Outdoors

Garden

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Linens
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Towels

Entertainment

32-inch LCD TV
TV/satellite channels
Premium channels

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Free tea bags/instant coffee
Fridge

More

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

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • 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

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.

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

Distinction Whangarei Hotel
Distinction Whangarei

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre and receive a full refund?
Yes, Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Distinction Whangarei Hotel & Conference Centre?
Check-in begins at 2:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in the heart of Whangarei, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Claphams Clock Museum, Whangarei Art Museum, and Claphams National Clock Museum. Mair Park and Reyburn House are also within 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
48
4 - Good
118
3 - Okay
57
2 - Mediocre
26
1 - Poor
12
3.8
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.6
Amenities
3.4
Property condition

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

We’ve stayed here several times in the past. Location, amenities, staff are all fine.

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

Staff were friendly,only issue was toilet in our room had not been cleaned and had someone's left overs in it totally gross

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in May 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

    Great location friendly staff ! Bed needs replacing but over good stay for passing through the area.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020