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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Let's face it, The Kelvin is old, so it's not going to be super modern, and some of the finishings are a little old, But the Staff and the Service more than make up for this. I having been staying at The Kelvin regularly for the last 6 years for this reason and I will continue to do so. Also...

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Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Deang243, We thank you for your honest feedback. We will look forward to welcoming you back each time you are in town. Aaron.

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

A prime case of you get what you pay for, this place has great service but the rooms are extremelly small, I had no where tonput my luggage as the bed took most of the room. Loud music played outside till about 9pm and the walls were paper thin. However the bed was comfortable and the bathroom pleasant. Was ok...

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Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Arrong504, Thank you for your feedback, we have 61 rooms 4 of those rooms are doubles they are the smallest of all room types but still a good International size room. We highly recommend next time booking a queen room or larger as these offer a very generous size room with luggage racks etc. As you said the double...

Arrowtown, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A good clean tidy and comfortable accommodation for travellers, and out of town locals to stay when in Invercargill. The hotel is right in Central city location, where all the local shopping is done. Good shops as well. The restaurant and bars attached to hotel have excellent food and beverages as well. Would recommend to anyone looking for accommodation in...

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Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello annasorsld, We look forward to welcoming you back and hope you enjoyed your shopping. Thank you for staying with the team at the Kelvin. Aaron

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is my first time, staying at the Kelvin Hotel, and was quietly impressed. The reception was good, and nothing seemed to be a problem. My room was clean and a god size. I had a good deep bath, with an overhead shower head. I did find the pressure from the shower to heavy, for my comfort, however enjoyed the...

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Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Aaron.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 September 2016

From the warm & friendly welcome & service to the good sized, clean & well priced rooms, the Kelvin is my first choice for accommodation in Invercargill. The Kelvin is ideally situated in the heart of the CBD. There is a nice house bar adjacent to the very good restaurant & I can thoroughly recommend their full cooked breakfast as...

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Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello John, Thank you for your review. We look forward to your return. Aaron

Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here recently to visit our daughter who is studying at S.I.t. We have visited her in Invercargill previously and we were very disappointed with our over priced motel we stayed at on this visit. With this in mind I decided to stay at the Kelvin based on reviews I had seen on trip advisor. From the time we...

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Aaron M, General Manager at Kelvin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear piripi-12, Thank you very much for your comments. We are delighted to hear your stay was enjoyable. Aaron

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

So I have stayed at a few places in Invercargill and have not had much success. This was my first time staying at the Kelvin and it an enjoyable experience. Bathroom look recent refurbish and bed was really comfy. Staff where very helpful and valet parking was a great extra. This will be my place of choice for future visits...

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Hello Petes912 We are very pleased to read your review. We will look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Aaron.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My daughter and I spent 4 nights at the Kelvin, it was in a very central location and handy for us to visit family and shops etc. A bonus was having access to lock up parking. The room was large, great décor, warm and the best shower. Would easily stay here again.

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Hello Robyn, Thank you for staying. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Aaron

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We traveled all day and arrived at the Kelvin in a cold rainstorm just as it got dark. Can't tell you how much we appreciated the valet parking, the helpful front desk folks, and the very good hotel restaurant. The room was spacious and was a bit chilly when we arrived, but the hotel provided a space heater that warmed...

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Hello jszostak, I am glad we helped to make your trip that little bit easier. The staff are always willing to help to make your visit that much more enjoyable. Aaron

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We chose to stay at the Kelvin Hotel in Invercargill during the most recent visit. This is a centrally located hotel and whilst the hotel building has aged the accommodations rooms have refreshed bathrooms with all the modern facilities. The bedding was firm yet comfortable. Whilst the balance of furnishings were aged still good quality and adequate. Unfortunately the walls...

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Hello Paul Darcy, Thank you for staying and we hope to see you back again soon. Aaron

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