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4.3 out of 5

"Friendliest check in and greet staff I've ever experienced! " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 27 Feb 2021

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Hotel Description

Ibis Hamilton Tainui puts you in the center of Hamilton, 0.3 km (0.2 mi) from SkyCity Hamilton and 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Waikato Hospital. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free wired Internet.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 126 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, and phones. Refrigerators, irons/ironing boards, and desks are also available.

The bistro, I-BISTRO, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 3.5-star Hamilton hotel include Hamilton Gardens and The Base.

Standard Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, Multiple Beds (Riverside)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Riverside)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

ibis Hamilton Tainui ratings based on 437 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for ibis Hamilton Tainui

Everyone (248) Couples (141) Business (1) Family (49)
5 out of 5
Friendliest check in and greet staff I've ever experienced!

Posted by on 27 Feb. 2021

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4 out of 5
Friendly staff, great location, nice clean rooms.

Posted by on 29 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5
The unit was very clean, well presented and had everything we needed.

Posted by , from NZ on 29 Jun. 2020

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3 out of 5
Was ok but found it quite noise during the night. The walls seem very thin.

Posted by on 28 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5
This hotel is in a good location and is well presented. The staff are friendly and efficient. The checkin process is quick and easy. Rooms are always comfortable and clean.

Posted by , from Auckland on 24 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5
Staff were all very friendly and helpful. Room was small but functional and clean.

Posted by , from Tauranga on 24 Jun. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Jun. 2020

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1 out of 5
So much noise. Our room was next to the lifts. This should be soundproof we got no sleep at all

Posted by , from TK New Zealand on 23 Jun. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Jun. 2020

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4 out of 5
very comfortable beds. Some issues with bathroom noise insulation from room above or next door.

Posted by on 18 Jun. 2020

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About the ibis Hamilton Tainui

Location 18 Alma Street, Hamilton, 3204

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 603 square feet (56 square meters). The eco-friendly ibis Hamilton Tainui also features complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This 3.5-star Hamilton hotel is smoke free.

  • 126 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 603 sq ft of conference space
  • 56 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2007
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) (15.7 km / 9.8 mi)

Room Amenities

Ibis Hamilton Tainui offers 126 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 20-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers. This Hamilton hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Separate bedroom
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

I-BISTRO - This bistro serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100.00 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 25.00 for adults and NZD 12.50 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hamilton Ibis
  • Ibis Hamilton
  • Ibis Hamilton Tainui
  • Ibis Tainui
  • Ibis Tainui Hamilton
  • Ibis Tainui Hotel
  • Ibis Tainui Hotel Hamilton
  • Tainui Hamilton
  • Accor Hamilton Tainui
  • Ibis Hamilton Tainui Hotel Hamilton
  • ibis Hamilton Tainui Hotel
  • Accor Hamilton Tainui
  • ibis Hamilton Tainui Hotel
  • ibis Hamilton Tainui Hamilton
  • ibis Hamilton Tainui Hotel Hamilton

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Photos appearing in the property description reflect the brand standard and are for illustrative purposes only.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

  • UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 3 star plus and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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