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Kiwi International Hotel
Ranked #32 of 67 Hotels in Auckland
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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“COMFORTABLE STAY, EXCELLENT LOCATION”
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We stayed there for 2 nights. Before arriving, I already mentioned to the management to reserve a parking for us as parking is very limited on the property.

The room was spacious. We took the 1-bedroom suite. The bathroom and kitchenette is fully equipped and up to our expectations. The amenities in the room is excellent. They even provide iron & ironing board, and also a heater. Kitchen comes complete with a microwave oven, a full size oven and a 4-burner stovetop.

However, the whole hotel is designated as smoke-free area and to those who smoke, you've got to go to the smoking corner outside the lobby. The lift is quite old. So, expect the bumpy ride.

The receptionist was very helpful when we asked for information regarding K-Road, convenience stores and lost of other stuff.

It was an excellent stay for a very low price. I really recommend this hotel

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review, 18 November 2013
Thanks for the great review. The 1 bedroom apartment style that you stayed in are popular but unfortunately we only have 3. Thanks for mentioning the front desk staff - thay can really make a difference to guests' stay.
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

Great location, set back off Queen St so would be quieter than other places on Queen St. Simple rooms but did the trick for what we wanted. The room was clean and tidy with minimal furnishings. Great service at reception. Great value for money too!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review, 18 November 2013
Thank you for your review. We're pleased it suited your purposes particularly the value and location. We look forward to hosting you again sometime on your next Auckland visit.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

Booked here because of good reviews on Tripadvisor. First stay spotless clean room with comfortable bedding. Problems with noisy people in next room sorted out quickly and pleasantly by Night Manager but still a lot of noise from lift doors banging all night and flimsy walls and gaps around doors. On checking out asked politely if any chance of quieter room for next booking (also requested at time of booking). Second stay was a disaster..the "quiet" room was on ground floor adjacent to car park, foyer, bar and dining area. I thought this must be some sort of a joke! No way was this going to be a quiet room and helpful staff tried to find me something better but nothing suitable so stuck with Room 3. Bed and pillow were a disgrace. Noise so bad from comings and goings I pleaded with Night Manager at midnight to find me a bed just to get some sleep, dreading what noise would have been like in morning. Night Manager very understanding and found me a room just to sleep in. It is a shame as excellent location and spotlessly clean with pleasant staff but I couldn't recommend to anyone due to noise problems in spite of reasonable price. Offer of 10% discount on next stay would not encourage me back under any circumstances.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review, 13 November 2013
Thank you for your review. We're sorry you didn't have a good experience. Sometimes the inconsideration of other people especially when there is a concert in town makes it difficult for everyone. The bed issue is a mystery as it is identical to the one first slept on. Thank you also for recognising the effort our staff went in arranging multiple room changes in an attempt to satisfy you and also for highlighting the other attributes of our hotel - to quote you..."excellent location and spotlessly clean with pleasant staff".
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

This hotel is situated on Queens Road one of long Road that lead to the city. About 15 minutes walk (slow stroll) Easy to find my way there and satify with the location.
The room had a sink inside and good hot running water. Although this is a shared facility but the bathroom and shower are extremely clean. Hardly seen anyone there.
Breakfast pay extra $15 nice basic continental breakfast.
Car parking at the back is free.
As we parked our hired car there.
Bed is very comfortable and very clean. Cannot complain and it is very good value for money that is close to the city. On Satirday night the Hotel is almost FULL with party peoples dressed up going to city club and bars. But no noises to disturb us. I would stay there again for people with good sense of saving and staying in good hotel Kiwi is the one.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review, 7 November 2013
Thank you for your encouraging review and commendation to other visitors to Auckland. We're pleased our Economy room met your expectations and was good value. Most of our rooms are of the Ensuite style and offer more facilities but of course the same great central location.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

This facility is well located, right off the Airbus Express stop from the airport, in the centtral city. We stayed here on our last night in NZ. Good value, nice clean room with ensuite bathroom. Our bed was very comfortable and our view included the Sky Tower. Easy walking up and down Queen Street and the entire central city. Also very close to Auckland University and Albert Park. Close enough to walk to the Domain and nearby neighborhoods (Ponsonby and Parnell) too if you have time. We would stay here again and would recommend to anyone.

Room Tip: Great central location, clean and comfy.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review, 7 November 2013
Thank you for your review and positive comments. We're glad it suited your needs and appreciate your recommendation to other travelers.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

This hotel was a bit difficult to find, but in a pretty central location for what we wanted to do in Auckland. It was similar to a lot of backpackers I have stayed in but a private twin share room. We were shocked when our airport taxi was $80 to our accommodation, and he seemed to go the most direct route on a Saturday night at 9pm so pretty clear roads. The hotel website said $40 so double we were not expecting, suggest you take the airport bus. We stayed in a room with an ensuite with a very small bathroom, two single beds, one hard one soft. There is a fair amount of noise in the hallways and rooms so it is definitely more hostel than hotel like in atmosphere. The staff were extremely helpful, in all for the price and location it is a good place to stay and would recommend for the price but it is more hostel than hotel. On the plus side it is pretty clean.

Room Tip: I would suggest not getting a room on the third floor as you have to get two lifts.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review, 24 October 2013
Thank you for your review. That was bad luck on the taxi. Yes - you will pay silly money if you jump into the line of cabs at the airport.
Our website says... "Discount Taxis have the cheapest fare of $40 from Auckland Airport to Auckland City. You can call them once you have arrived on 09 529·1000".
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hamilton
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Its tough getting good priced accommodation for family of 5 in central Auckland when there is a major concert on (One Direction). But this hotel had separate beds for all of us, ensuite and basic kitchen which was ideal for our one night. Some of the paint was peeling but the rooms where clean and spacious. Reception staff friendly and got free parking and Wifi. Got to be quick for parking.

It was definitely worth what we paid and will consider again.

Room Tip: Don't expect a room with a view and luxury.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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kiwi_mark411, Owner at Kiwi International Hotel, responded to this review, 14 October 2013
Thanks for your positive review. We're pleased it suited you well. As a family man with 5 myself I can appreciate the difficulties getting suitable accommodation at a fair price. Good to see you were able to take advantage of our free parking and wi-fi.
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Property: Kiwi International Hotel
Address: 411 Queen Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Kiwi International Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 122
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Quiet yet centrally located and of a size to provide the facilities that modern travellers expect while retaining a sense of comfort & friendliness. We offer friendly & affordable accommodation in the heart of New Zealand's largest city - free wi-fi, free baggage storage, no surcharge credit card payment and friendly 24/7 reception & service. Some parking is available on a "first come first serve" basis. Spaces are not guaranteed and cannot be reserved. Ideal for travellers and groups seeking quality, value and location. All the city's major attractions are within walking distance - Skytower, Skycity, Aotea Square, Viaduct Basin, the central business district, 'K' Road, theatres, restaurants, universities & tertiary institutions. ... more   less 
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