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"Front of house staff could have been a bit more friendly, and overnight car park fee was a bit steep. But then again, for $89 per night it’s kind of e ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 14 Jul 2020

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Hotel Description

VR Hamilton puts you in the heart of Hamilton, connected to a shopping center and within steps of SkyCity Hamilton and Hamilton Central Business District. Highlights at this hotel include free in-room WiFi.

All 38 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy portable fans, safes, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Phones, irons/ironing boards, and desks are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a terrace. Plus you'll find free newspapers in the lobby, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. There's also the convenience of self parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Hamilton hotel, you'll be 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Waikato Hospital and 3.3 km (2.1 mi) from Hamilton Gardens.

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$70* Per night/room 19 Jul. - 20 Jul.

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, Terrace

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

VR Hamilton ratings based on 352 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.1 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for VR Hamilton

Everyone (268) Couples (43) Business (3) Students (2) Family (26) Other (1)
3 out of 5
Front of house staff could have been a bit more friendly, and overnight car park fee was a bit steep. But then again, for $89 per night it’s kind of expected.

Posted by , from Te Aroha on 14 Jul. 2020

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5 out of 5
Second time we have stayed with a group of friends and it was perfect rooms are nice and clean staff are friendly, right in the middle of town and very easy walk to Claudelands event centre.

Posted by on 12 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Jul. 2020 by VR Hamilton Team

Dear Valued , Thanks for giving us perfect rating and we look forward to welcome you again in near future. Take care . Regards, VR Hamilton Team

4 out of 5
Great big rooms. Great big comfy bed. Perfect for a city overnighter. Great price Centrally located. Parking out back- a little poky to get in and out of but off the street and monitored. If you like dead silence - you're out of luck! It is the city and you should be out enjoying the night! Great hot shower and bath!

Posted by , from Nz on 5 Jul. 2020

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5 Jul. 2020 by VR hamilton team

Dear Valued Guest, Thanks for your positive feedback and we are glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us . We look forward to welcome you back in near future. Regards, VR Hamilton Team

4 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Jul. 2020 by VR Hamilton Team

Dear Valued Guest, Thanks for rating our hotel and we look forward to welcome you again in near future . Take care . Regards, VR Hamilton Team

2 out of 5
I didn't even get to try it as my booking was non existent as they were full

Posted by , from Wanganui on 22 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Jun. 2020 by Front Office

Please accept our sincere apologies for the odds that you had to face. We look forward to your return in the future. Best Regards, VR Hamilton Hotel.

1 out of 5
The Hotel was dirty, we had booked 5 rooms and we were unable to stay there and had to re book another Hotel to stay at.

Posted by on 21 Jun. 2020

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22 Jun. 2020 by Front Office

Please accept our sincere apologies for the odds that you had to face. We look forward to your return in the future. Best Regards, VR Hamilton Hotel.

3 out of 5
We gpt told to be quiet while walking down the stairs. Yet we could hear all yhe neighbours talking /patying late at night

Posted by on 13 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Jun. 2020 by Front office

Thank you for choosing to stay at VR Hamilton. Please accept our sincere apologies for the odds that you had to face during your stay with us. We look forward to your return in the future. Best Regards, VR Hamilton Hotel.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Jun. 2020

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12 Jun. 2020 by Front Office Team

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the VR Hamilton Hotel. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and it all just went perfect for you. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Till then, Stay Safe & Stay Healthy. VR Hamilton Hotel

2 out of 5
The smell was disgusting and the facilities were lacking. Also, the sound of the extractor fan was incredibly loud, so I couldn't sleep. The "double bed" was two single beds pushed together which was incredibly uncomfortable to sleep on.

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2020

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14 Apr. 2020 by Front Office

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at VR Hamilton. Please accept our sincere apologies for the odds that you had to face during your stay with us. We look forward to your return in the future. Best Regards, VR Hamilton Hotel

3 out of 5
The rooms were amazingly big and clean but seemed dated. It was however very good value for me and good fpr our short stay. It was an excellent central location.

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2020

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21 Mar. 2020 by Front Office

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the VR Hamilton Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you back again in the future. Best Regards, Pari Sagar Assistant Hotel Manager VR Hamilton Hotel

Property Features

As a guest of VR Hamilton, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Public spaces have free WiFi. The business-friendly VR Hamilton also features complimentary newspapers in the lobby, room service (during limited hours), and a safe deposit box at the front desk. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Hamilton hotel is smoke free.

  • 38 guestrooms or units
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) (15.1 km / 9.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

VR Hamilton offers 38 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries. This Hamilton hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Food & Drink

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 5 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 5
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 24 hours
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Self parking fee: NZD 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • VR Oaks Hotel
  • Hamilton City Oaks Hotel
  • VR Hamilton Hotel
  • VR Hamilton City Oaks
  • Hamilton City Oaks
  • VR Hamilton Hotel
  • VR Hamilton Hamilton
  • VR Hamilton Hotel Hamilton

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.