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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a standard Hotel. The rooms were sufficient. The toilet very narrow and cramped. There's a good Irish pub on the second floor and also a pub on the lower floor. Did not eat in the restaurant but it looked nice. Very central to town with valet parking. The staff we met were fine except the receptionist on the...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can no longer stay here as a hotel, they are renovating it for student accomodation for the University students. The bar at least is still functioning but you have to avoid the fencing around the rest of the hotel while work is being carried out.

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

Hello ibaas2016, I have no idea how you managed to assume we are becoming student accommodation? but that is very much fabricated. We are undergoing a refurbishment to maintain the hotel and upgrade our total guest experience. Currently we are upgrading the lifts and the reception area which is a very exciting process. Aaron

england
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bar staff in the sports bar were excellent the reception is not so good everything felt like it was hard work didn't make you feel welcome the rooms are clean and spacious and the food was good quality and value for money there was an Irish bloke in reception who fetch your car he was very friendly and welcoming...

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

Hello, Thank you for your feedback, well I am disappointed the reception staff were not on top of their game, I am glad you to still felt the friendliness in other areas of the hotel. Aaron

singapore
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stayed here a night unplanned. Fantastic location in the heart of invercargill, near the mall and walking distance from the supermarket and others. Older hotel (I first came by in 2003!) ... but in good upkeep. Clean, warm and nothing to complain about. Service was helpful. There are newer hotels in Invercargill ... but from driving around town, I think...

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

Hello Keltzar, Thank you very much for staying with us again. The team enjoy their interactions with guests from all around the globe. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Aaron

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We ended up here following a booking mix up elsewhere. Great location, rooms super clean. Older style building with parking available. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Bathroom is retrofitted, and seems new.

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

Thank you for your feedback and staying with us at the Kelvin. Aaron

New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Not the fanciest hotel I have ever stayed at, but our rooms were spacious and clean. It's a dated hotel but not shabby and the staff were so delightful and fun, they made our stay one to be remembered.

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

Thank you for your feedback. Aaron

Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Invercargill without having pre booked any accommodation. We found Kelvin Hotel via trip advisor and just walked into reception to see if they were any available rooms. Stephanie at reception was very friendly and very helpful and found us a great room. Our room was clean and comfortable and the bathroom nicely updated. There was underground car...

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

Hello, We are glad you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to pass your comments on To Stephanie. Hope to see you again. Aaron

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This hotel is extremely well situated within the CBD - everything that you want is within walking distance. Functional hotel rooms - everything required of a city hotle. Good food and friendly, helpful staff

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

Hello, We are glad you liked us. Aaron.

Temuka, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The walls are thin you can hear the TV in the next room and the voices of the occupants. The room smelled awful and the bed was really small and not comfortable. This was not a pleasant experience for us.

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

Hello, We are sorry to hear that your stay was not enjoyable. Which room did you stay in as we would love to make sure everything is standard? Aaron

Sint Maarten, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Reviewed 30 December 2016

nice welcome, we were there to catch an expedition cruise, which cruise ( heritage expeditions cruise) was a near disaster good rooms, clean , bath room ok , independant WC , well heated , good breakfast , service ok that hotel provide on ground floor betting for race , horse , dogs , etc with drinks also 1st floor bar...

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

Thank you for staying. Aaron

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Kelvin Hotel

Address: Corner Kelvin & Esk Streets, | P.O. Box 1064, Invercargill, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Price Range: $113 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kelvin Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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