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for a very old cinema it was great. staff were well presented and we got to see the inner workings... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Pahiatua, New Zealand
Pleasant experience

We went on a Sunday afternoon. There were only about 10 people in the theatre. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Jul 28, 2018
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“Pleasant experience”
Horomatangi Street | Starlight Arcade, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-377 1085
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

for a very old cinema it was great. staff were well presented and we got to see the inner workings of the projection room, we wish them well with their new rebuild.

Thank billjohnson291
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday afternoon. There were only about 10 people in the theatre. The staff were super friendly and helpful. They were very attentive and kept us informed of when the cinema would be ready. Movie started on time. Theatre was not as...More

Thank bakeryitem
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The cinema was slightly dated although staff were friendly. The place didn't take credit card which caused some problems. The movie was good as they have a selection of lollies, ice cream, popcorn and other food. They also have a few arcade games downstairs. Can...More

Thank Traveller240602
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Terrible experience the movie started over 30 minutes late which then made us late for dinner reservations. Heard an older man being very rude to a younger member of staff as well. This place needs a major makeover it’s grubby and tatty. Needs to be...More

Thank Janigel
Reviewed 3 April 2018

On a whim, my husband and I decided to go catch a movie. We thought we'd be the only ones in the theatre because the city had gone quiet. There were actually quite a few people getting tickets. We watched Tomb Raider and there were...More

Thank MayAnnM8
Reviewed 19 October 2017

good to do with family with our childrens age. youngest is 3, she just sayt on my knee. water spray neat idea. not super cheap, and probably just a once off?

Thank 12345kids
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This Cinema is very dated. It needs a major make over, painting, carpet new seats, new screens. The downstairs cinema with only 12 seats is a complete waste of time. Feels like your in a dungeon. Not impressed.

3  Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to catch a movie on a night you don't have much planned. Staff are nice and friendly and tickets are reasonably priced.

Thank JessicaArraj22
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Starlight Cinema Centre since I was kid. Over the years it hasn't changed much. The only exception would be recently going from analog to digital. The theatre comprises of five cinemas and one small basic cinema downstairs. The premises smells...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Went for a family movie due to poor weather on holiday! They don't offer family passes, $60 for 2 adults 2 kids!! Seems a little high for the theatre! Didn't bother with treats too expensive! Seating is so old and not much leg room and...More

Thank CNMcKenzie
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