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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“dated hotel”(3 reviews)
“grand old lady”(2 reviews)
“chicken breast”(2 reviews)
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Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Wheelchair Access
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Dry Cleaning
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3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
Corner Kelvin & Esk Streets, | P.O. Box 1064, Invercargill, New Zealand
2.3 km to Invercargill Airport
56 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsdated hotelgrand old ladychicken breastboth dinner and breakfastsports barcentral locationordered room servicehaving a bad daybluff oystershotel staffblue codsmall balconyfantastic locationno vacancyroom was spaciousmiddle of townseafood chowder
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed a night here, and found the room comfortable and clean. Lovely bathrrom, with a great shower. As I was travelling on my own, I ordered room service, which arrived very fast, and was a lovely meal. Car park at H&J's just across the road.

Thank Sandra W
Response from Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sandra, Hope we see you next time you're in Invercargill.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room I had was very large (2 queen beds plus and single, but with 3 beds it was a bit cramped. The room decor was dated but there are some renovations going on so hopefully this will improve. The room was clean and with...More

Thank michael a
Response from Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Michael, We have many room types, it sounds like you stayed in a triple. These rooms are large and perfect for small families.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights here. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Helpful & friendly staff. Had room service plenty of variety and the food tasted very nice. Steak was very well cooked. Staff were friendly. The room was generous in size. Seperate toilet to bathroom. The bathroom was...More

Thank Ngatiwhatua
Response from Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed our services.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here a couple of times recently and it is certainly not top end accommodation but is reliable and comfortable. The rooms are spacious and clean but nothing more. Walking past a laundry to my room makes it feel a little like a...More

Thank JRD1000
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I have been here before, and this time the visit was better. I had a great room on the fourth floor, that was roomy and clean. The shower was one of the best I have had, in my stays in hotels, over the years. The...More

Thank 62Peter1952
Response from Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We do a lot to maintain the hotel and love to hear it when people say things are improving.

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
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Minibar
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US$81 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$81 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ameliagwynn
16 August 2015|
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Response from Aaron M | Property representative |
Hello Ameliagwy, We offer complimentary Valet Parking so feel free to pull up outside the hotel check in and then we will park your car away in our secure parking located inside the H&J Smith car park.
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Joe M
1 April 2015|
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Response from Bryan T | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do have a courtesy coach to take you to the airport. Our cancellation policy is 24 hour notice. I trust we may be of service. Regards Bryan
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SteveSidney
18 February 2015|
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Response from Aaron M | Property representative |
Good afternoon Steve, We have standard Double, Queen, Twin and Triple rooms if you have a set requirement please inform us and we will lock that room type for you. We look forward to welcoming you in May.
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"no views--in downtown"
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"Very personal service from the staff"
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"Level 4 rooms appear smaller, but nicer than those on Level 6 unless those have been upgraded."
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"Get a room above third floor or higher"
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