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Ibis Styles Invercargill
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Love the compact room. It was very functional. Very central too, you couldn't ask for more. The best part is, the staff were very friendly! It was very near everything - shopping, eating, cinema and the SIT school campuses. Very well priced - great value!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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IAHManager, Owner at Ibis Styles Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Dear Tarotzamm

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and even had the chance to take some photos while you were in town.

Our property is in Downtown Invercargill and I am glad you enjoyed the town.

Take care,

Ram

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Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

This place doesn't look like much from the outside but the Budget rooms are really good value, clean and with kitchenette facilities. Free wifi and access to gym included. Discount prices on booking.com. I recommend rooms on the 4th floor. There is a huge dining/living area with a balcony with a BBQ.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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IAHManager, Owner at Ibis Styles Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Dear 28flcom

Thank you for the review. I am glad you enjoyed our Economy Studio rooms - great price, solid room for your stay. I am glad you enjoyed the Gym and Free WIFI - our complimentary use of guest lounges are really handy.

Take care and thank you for the review.

Ram

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Invercargill Apartment Hotel (IAH) is centrally located with parking available (but we were able to park on the main road in front of IAH as we were leaving before the Invercargill City Parking Wardens arrived.

Think of IAH as more glamourous version of back-packing - there is a common room kitchen (which if you have a few breakfast or other meal supplies), a shared laundry, and tidy rooms. Our room was small but if you're only there to sleep and shower you don't need much else.

Best, best features of IAH is (a) their fantastic (and typically Southern) Southern hospitality evidenced through their reception staff AND (b) FREE Wifi (totally great feature.

I also prefer Hotel windows that open (as opposed to air-conditioning) which was the case for our room. We were located away from the main street side of the Hotel but Invercargill is not going to be as noisy as a larger city anyway.

Restaurants the Speights Ale House in very short walking distance about a block away.

Room Tip: The rooms are small but at least we could open a window (as it initially really warm in the room).
  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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IAHManager, Owner at Ibis Styles Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Dear Linnae,

Thank you for your review. I note from your review that you booked one of our affordable economy studio rooms that offer great functional accommodation for an affordable price.

Our staff will appreciate your kind words about our service.

Take care and thank you for your review.

Ram

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Reviewed 28 November 2013

We are a mature aged couple and our apartment was a three bedroom student accommodation. Perfect if you are sharing, young and easy going. The apartment was facing the Main Street, had Venetian blinds which did not block out light or noise. All rooms were set with chair desk and the small double bed was against the wall. The bathroom was ill planned ...having a cabinet so big on the wall it was only 6 inches from the basin. There was also a 6 inch step into the shower and also toilet. The place is garishly painted and weird. It's not all bad just make sure if you want a one bedroom or studio then that is what you get. I had booked this hotel in June for a November stay. I said I did not want three bedroom but was told that's all we have.

Room Tip: Make sure you are not facing the main road. (Tay Street). Don't stay in three bedroom unless yo...
  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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IAHManager, Owner at Ibis Styles Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Hi Jenny,

Thank you for your review. I appreciate your comments and welcome the feedback.

I am unsure what to say on some of the comments offered, our property gets fantastic reviews due to its CBD positioning, freshly painted colour scheme and large rooms with multiple options such as 3 bedroom apartments which are rare to find these days, especially in Invercargill. Further, we are a primarily a corporate and tourist orientated serviced apartment complex - therefore we cater our cliental by providing them items such as free wifi, parking and gym access - I hope you used some of these complimentary features.

Take care and safe travels back to Australia.

Ram

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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Not the most sexiest place on earth, and far from luxury, once we're inside our room 410. Of course, the website photos are a bit "photoshopED", but this place really offers a very good stay, at a very good price ; less than 100 for a studio, and exactly 119 NZD, all included for our 1 bedroom unit.

We like
- Nothing short, if compared to amenities offered here, than in any other motel-apart elsewhere
- Huge TV-meal-relaxing room on each floor, like in some backpacker place
- Excellent unrestricted data internet connection to as many devices as you may need
- Centrally situated

We love :
- Excellent money value

We don't like :
- Nothing at this price, although a bit cheap furniture ... But who cares ?

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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IAHManager, Owner at Ibis Styles Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Dear BEEPfromPARIS

Thank you for your review on our property. Paris to Invercargill, that certainly is a long way! I appreciate your review on our property and I am glad you enjoyed all that we offer. I can assure you that all the photos of the properties are original without any alteration.

Take care and safe travels home,

Ram

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Reviewed 12 November 2013

this is flash apartment/ backpacker style accommodation right in the main part of Invercargill with friendly staff - especially Tess everyone knows her name! there are real handy dining lounge areas on every floor. Great facilities....... Highly recommend. Clean, fresh and a little hint....bring a few snacks and you'll have everything you could possibly need

Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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IAHManager, Owner at Ibis Styles Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2013

Dear Merep,

Thank you for your great review, it seems Tess is becoming a favourite amongst the trip advisor community, 2 reviews in a row she has been commended for the great service at our property.

Merep, I am really happy to see you used our complimentary lounges on each floor, these are for guest use for either meetings, cooking or just relaxing!!

Take care and we hope to see you back soon,

Safe Travels

Ram

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

We only stayed one night but found everything of a very high standard. Communication excellent prior to arrival. Tess was fabulous! Couldn't be more helpful and friendly. Room was very clean and comfortable. Booked it mainly for the free Wifi and would definitely stay again. Bed was a bit harder than I would expect but probably just my taste rather than anything else. Wouldn't stop me returning! Thanks again and I have already recommended you to friends.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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IAHManager, Owner at Ibis Styles Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2013

Dear Kathryn O,

Thank you for your great review of our property. Tess was thrilled to get a mention!!!!

I am glad you appreciated the FREE WIFI, we are one of the few properties in NZ that offer this service and the only one in Invercargill to the best of my knowledge.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future,

Safe Travels

Ram

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Additional Information about Ibis Styles Invercargill

Address: 15 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand (Formerly Invercargill Apartment Hotel)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 12 Speciality Lodging in Invercargill
Price Range: £46 - £65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ibis Styles Invercargill 4*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ibis Styles Invercargill is a 3 Star Self Contained and Serviced Apartment Hotel located in central Invercargill. Ibis Styles Invercargill offers comfortable accommodation and the convenience of staying at the heart of Invercargill, a perfect home away from home. Enjoy a comfortable and affordable stay in the heart of Invercargill. Facilities and Features: • Studio rooms available • 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom units that can accommodate up to 6 guests • 24 Hour On-Site Management • Building Wide Central Heating • Security Cameras and Swipe Card Access Public Areas • Secure On-Site Parking • On-Site Movie Theatre and Complimentary WIFI • In Room Kitchenettes • Off Site Gym • TV in all rooms with 5 Sky Channels • WIFI throughout the Building • Self-Service Laundry • Games room with table tennis table and Billiards table ... more   less 
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