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Retro Motel at The Ambassador Hotel

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Overview
86 Ulster Street, Hamilton 3240 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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Description
The Retro Motel provides quality, cost effective accommodation for business and leisure travellers, families and groups. Well positioned within walking distance of Waikato Stadium, Founders Theatre, Seddon More Park, Claudelands Events Centre & the CBD. Located opposite Pac N Save, Subway and KFC your group will enjoy a relaxing stay in our motel complex. Swimming pool & free parking. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$59 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
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Traveller (26)
Room & Suite (10)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (4)
Reviews (55)
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All reviews hot tub across the road pak n save one night room was clean city centre good size jug reception kitchenette supermarket
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Spotless main room containing a double and a single bed which was perfect for a couple staying one night. Nice little kitchenette but only mugs available for tea/coffee making, although there is a fridge as well. Room contained a heat pump so was lovely and...More

Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Response from Emma C, Manager at Retro Motel at The Ambassador HotelResponded September 9, 2018

Hello Lee_A_B_1976 Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon Warm regards

Reviewed July 21, 2018

Very handy location and friendly staff. The room was a decent size. But you get what you pay for! Tap in bathroom sink was very hard to turn off and no bowls / plates / cutlery in room which I found unusual. It's aimed at...More

Thank Ed R
Response from Emma C, Manager at Retro Motel at The Ambassador HotelResponded September 9, 2018

Hello Ed R Many thanks for taking the time to review our property, we appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Excellent motel, clean, tidy, good conveniences, pool, spa pool, great location, economical, $7 Uber ride to town. 16 of us travelled to Hamilton from Auckland and occupied 5 rooms and all thourougly enjoyed this place. Second time we have stayed here.

Thank Glenn B
Response from Emma C, Manager at Retro Motel at The Ambassador HotelResponded September 9, 2018

Hello Glenn B Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we appreciate your feedback. Warm regards Emma

Reviewed May 21, 2018

I really wanted to like this place, but I just wasn't sold. Decor is definitely retro as advertised. Kitchenette didn't include a sink, which means dishes have to be done in the bathroom. Overlooking all of that, the rooms were cleaned well, warm, and quiet....More

Thank Acp127
Response from Ambassador_Team, Manager at Retro Motel at The Ambassador HotelResponded May 29, 2018

Hello Acp127 Thank you for taking the time to review the Retro Motel, we appreciate your feedback. I am pleased to hear the the staff we friendly as we have a great team here. Warm regards Emma

Reviewed May 6, 2018

We spent 2 nights here (Friday & Saturday) with 2 adults and 3 young children. We had a 2 bedroom apartment which was perfect for us and great value for a quick visit to catch up with friends. Pros Great Value for our size group...More

Thank Rosewell23
Response from Ambassador_Team, Manager at Retro Motel at The Ambassador HotelResponded May 29, 2018

Hello Rosewell23 Thank you for taking the time to review the Retro Motel we appreciate your feedback as this helps us continually improve. I am pleased the kids liked the hot tub, this is a real drawcard for us and it is always nice to...More

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817cheril
December 3, 2017|
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Response from Glyder69 | Reviewed this property |
the rooms are not modern they are retro but clean
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Room Tips
"Very close to Pak n Save and BP service station"
tobi232
Feb. 8, 2017
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"Just ask for a quiet and roomy room and I'm sure they will oblige"
539eileenb
Nov. 29, 2016
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"Motel dorm is situated next to main roads on either sides so you will get a lot of traffic noise."
Georgina_Goble
Aug. 21, 2016
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"Avoid the apartments."
Jeanette7UK
Mar. 14, 2016
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