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Putaruru Hotel

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Overview
79 Princes Street, Putaruru 3411 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it weren't for the fact that the Putaruru Hotel was the closest hotel to Hobbittown, we probably wouldn't have stayed there. We arrived around 8:15pm and were surprised to see that the lobby was closed but that we should walk into the bar to...More

Thank Kepi H
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The Hotel really is quite a grand old building and I gather the owners are working on refurbishing it. The pricing seems aimed at back-packer level, so there's no pretense that the refurb job is done already, and as a big old concrete building the...More

Thank TonyP2896
Reviewed 18 June 2018

lovely old art deco hotel with huge potential. Room very basic. no power box to plug in electric blanket, no response from reception. Staff had gone to restaurant and would not answer cellphone. reception empty. Great meal in restaurant

Thank planz2017
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I will begin with the positives: bed was very comfortable and sheets were clean Negatives: the room was frozen and there was only a small heater. We turned it on but the room was cold the whole night. The handle of the bathroom's window was...More

1  Thank nulo76
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this grand old hotel last week. Our room was very clean and serviceable. The ensuite bathroom looked to have the original Art Deco tiling, which was in perfect condition. The shower was good and hot and strong even...More

Thank Angela K
Response from PutaruruHotel, General Manager at Putaruru HotelResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review Angela. It was great having you as our guests.

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Built in the early 1950s in a predominantly art deco style, the Putaruru Hotel is a unique and striking looking building. The building has had a number of owners over the years and hasn’t been looked after ...More well. Hopefully she will get back in her former glory one day. Most of the characteristic details are still intact. You can feel the grandeur from the old days as soon as you step into the building and notice the sweeping stairs which leads to the hotel rooms. The old telephone is still there as well as the writing room, which is now used as television room for the guests. Even the reception desk with its sliding doors make you feel been dropped back to the 19th century. The Parongi function room still has her beautiful fireplace, chandeliers and authentic wallpaper and even the little art-deco bar in there has never been touched. The on-site restaurant is open from Wednesday till Saturday from 8 am till 8.30 pm for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, a beer or a glass of wine. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$39 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Putaruru
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$39 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Putaruru
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Traveller (8)
Room & Suite (15)
Dining (3)
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"Ask for room 7 - no number on the door but sleeps 7 well"
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"Guests we dined with said the accommodation, whilst not palatial was certainly adequite"
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