Centrally located on the banks of Waikato River, Novotel Tainui Hamilton offers an award-winning restaurant and a fitness center. All accommodations features a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. Novotel Tainui Hamilton is located in the heart of the city and offers guests easy access to shopping, dining and entertainment outlets. Guests can relax with a stroll along the river, or enjoy a fun afternoon in one of the many parks surrounding the hotel. Restaurant on Alma serves a contemporary mix of Pacific Rim and European cuisine. The hotel's lobby bar is ideal for an informal business meeting or casual conversation over an international selection of drinks and tempting snacks. All accommodations offers a desk, wardrobe and ironing facilities. Each also includes a small refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Tainui Novotel is just 1969 feet from Hamilton Museum. It is 15 minutes' drive from Hamilton Zoo and 40 minutes' drive from the Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tours.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Novotel
Hotel chain/brand
Novotel

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
7.9
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.5
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Alexander
    United States of America United States of America
    Fantastic hotel located on the river and well within walking distance of several dining options. The room was incredibly comfortable as well. The hotel offers valet parking for an extra fee, which may be useful if you do not want to deal with...
  • Vinodh
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Well, well, well, the staff were as friendly as puppies in a pet store, and checking in and out was smoother than a buttered-up slide. Now, about this hotel: it's nestled in the perfect spot, but parking? It's like trying to fit a giraffe into a...
  • Najiyyah
    Australia Australia
    Clean modern place. Comfortable beds. Paid valet service available for parking.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant on Alma
    • Cuisine
      Local • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Novotel Tainui Hamilton
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Novotel Tainui Hamilton takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of NZD 100 is required on arrival. That's about USD 61. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Novotel Tainui Hamilton accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note, there is a 1.4% credit card surcharge when using a credit card.

Please note that Novotel Tainui Hamilton requires a credit card pre-authorization or NZD $100 per night cash deposit upon check in to cover any incidental charges.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Novotel Tainui Hamilton of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

A damage deposit of NZD 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Novotel Tainui Hamilton

  • Novotel Tainui Hamilton offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Fitness

  • Novotel Tainui Hamilton is 1,150 feet from the center of Hamilton. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Novotel Tainui Hamilton include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Family

  • Novotel Tainui Hamilton has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant on Alma

  • The prices at Novotel Tainui Hamilton may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Novotel Tainui Hamilton is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.