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“Lunchtime Dining at LEVEL ONE RESTAURANT”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Kelvin Hotel

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Kelvin Hotel
Ranked #15 of 33 Hotels in Invercargill
Central Otago, New Zealand
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39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lunchtime Dining at LEVEL ONE RESTAURANT”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

I dined with my Mother for lunch at the Level One Restaurant at the Kelvin Hotel.

Terrific wait staff ... attentive and helpful.

The meal itself was great ... big portions ... and great dessert ... at a very low price.

I would happily dine here for Sunday lunch again.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Levin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

We normally use the Kelvin when in Invercargill, and as yet have not had a bad experience.

Room Tip: All rooms I have stayed at in the Kelvin have been excellent, although some rooms are affected by no...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Wigan
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395 reviews
123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

Well placed in Invercargill, extremely helpful staff, good food and service

  • Stayed October 2011
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1 Thank Saabaero
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christchurch
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53 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2011

good location but rooms are small and outdated. I travel a lot and always look for a place that gives me the comforts of home.

Food good
car parking not good as you have to park at another building.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
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53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2011

Poor service, average location, small, old fashioned rooms, albeit very clean and tidy.

I was travelling on business and won't visit again. Inattentive staff werent very helpful, paper thin walls meant I didn't get much sleep. Hotel looks like it was decorated in the 70s and hasn't been touched since.

  • Stayed September 2011
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2011

Stayed here for a couple of weeks for business. One week I stayed in a renovated room and the next an older style room which still was good. Enjoyed the renovated room as had flat screen TV and nice bathroom. The restaurant in hotel had great food, especially breakfast. Dinner was very nice as well. Hotel must have agreements with most restaurants around the city because meals could be charged back to room number. Car park was odd as was across the road from department store and was a cold walk back to the car in winter. Overall great hotel in central location about a 10 minute drive from airport.

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  • Stayed August 2010, travelled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2011

We were travelling through Invercargill as part of our honeymoon and had one night here. They upgraded us to a suite on the top floor with a spa bath and double shower. The staff were so friendly and the room was amazing! Plus it's so central, you can walk everywhere. It was a great stay, the only thing I would say is we ate in the restaurant which we thought would be amazing after our other experiences but it was really average. I had the roast and my husband had the pork chops. The roast potato seemed to be beer battered and deep fried and the carrots we soggy. We were quite disappointed with the food. But the hotel itself was fantastic so I'd definitely recommend it, just eat out if you stay here though!

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  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Kelvin Hotel
Address: Corner Kelvin & Esk Streets, | P.O. Box 1064, Invercargill, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 33 Hotels in Invercargill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kelvin Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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