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Nothing special

This is an older theatre that is a little run down seats are a bit grubby and bathrooms need a good... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Michaelaandjosh
via mobile
Better to buy the DVD...

We went to the movie theatre in Tauranga as a treat and were reminded why we don't bother... very... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
ArawaLodge
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Ohakune Central North Island
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17 Jun 2018
“Nothing special”
24 Oct 2018
“Go down the road to Rialto”
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45 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Tired. I can here as a child and the carpet is still the same 25 years later. The toilets were atrocious. This business must be doing well but there is no money going back into the Theater. I recommend walking down the road to Rialto....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lauraavarley
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This is an older theatre that is a little run down seats are a bit grubby and bathrooms need a good clean. Staff are rude and can tell they dont really want to be there and instead of giving good customer service they carry on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michaelaandjosh
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I usually treat ourselves once a week and sometimes twice with cheap night Tuesday! Definitely recommend the Cinebuzz club as you get a free ticket after purchasing 6 tickets, also special cinebuzz viewing deals and a weekly $10 movie. Staff always friendly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RochelleC650
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We went to the movie theatre in Tauranga as a treat and were reminded why we don't bother... very expensive and over-priced AND the young man behind the counter seemed uninterested in our questions of the movie starting time (as we would wait for the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ArawaLodge
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Go here often and its always an ok experience. The prices and food are so expensive. It makes taking the family out such a hit to the wallet. One of the main this vs that annoys me it the dam hot dogs. They have been...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank J9421NBannab
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The last day of the school holidays I brought my boys to see Guardians of the Galaxy, 2. What a great movie, by the way! Too bad I can't say the same for the business. Having three teenage boys, we had to buy food. And...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank usakiwimom
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Quick and comfortable. Chairs good but i did find it funny that their big cinema was no bigger that our normal ones. Great thing to do when you need a rest.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 339brianr
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to fill in our Friday night with a trip to the movies. Easy to find, good selection of movies and snacks. Staff were friendly.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank KimH5687
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We are longstanding locals and have watched many movies here. The one we attended on this particular occasion was chicks at the flicks. This is a well run event and one that we attend often. The only grizzle would be that they did not have...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 795rebekahw
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We went to see a movie that was due to start at roughly the same time as two or three other movies (nothing unusual in that). Absolute bedlam!!! The were no lines and no order to how someone would actually get into their numbered theatre....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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