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Retro Motel @ The Ambassador Hotel

88 Ulster Street, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
+64 800 800 533

RM 358+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 737 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.0
  • 5.4
  • 4.9

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  • Comfortable beds

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    About

    Retro Motel @ The Ambassador Hotel offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for NZD 31 per person roundtrip. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Retrospect, which serves Modern European cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar/lounge and a fitness center are other highlights, and rooms offer balconies and LCD TVs.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Child pool
    • No smoking
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 702 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.3 "City centre within easy reach, said 93%."
      10.0 "Great parking, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
      7.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 71%."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the tv was ok."
    • 5.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
      2.4 "76% said the wifi quality was bad."

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 329 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      8.7 "87% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.3 "City centre within easy reach, said 93%."
      10.0 "Great parking, according to 100%."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.7 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
    • 6.9 "Food is average."
    • 6.6 "Average comfort."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
      2.5 "75% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.7 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.4 "56% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 245 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.6 "Average comfort."
    • 6.4 "Average cleanliness."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 3.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.5 "85% criticized the unstylish hotel."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 126 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
    • 8.8 "Good value."
    • 7.3 "High comfort."
      8.1 "81% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.8 "78% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
    • 4.7 "Bad amenities."
      4.7 "53% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
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    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
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