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Mar 2016: Distinction Hotels take over Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton

The acquisition of Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton by Distinction Hotels Group on 11 February 2016 is an exciting development for the Hamilton & Waikato region.

The Distinction Hamilton Hotel boasts the largest hotel based conference facilities in the Waikato area catering for up to 600 delegates. Consisting of 147 hotel rooms and suites, this property offers extensive guest services including gymnasium, his and hers steam rooms, three spa pools, outdoor swimming pool, two restaurants and bar.

Distinction Hotels Director of Business Development Steven Emery said, “We are in the very initial planning stages of potential product redevelopment for Hamilton. Distinction Hotels are known for delivering well implemented conventions to a strong repeat client base. The synergy between our hotel group is stronger than ever before. With a proven track record, we will be implementing the same Distinction service levels and product offering in Hamilton”

Waikato Convention Bureau Manager Amanda Graham commented, “It is exciting to have the Distinction Hotel brand operating within the region”.

The rapidly growing hotel group have had a busy year opening the newly built Distinction Dunedin Hotel in November 2015. The Distinction Hotels Group will now have a portfolio of 13 hotels in 10 locations throughout New Zealand. These are comprised of premium Distinction Hotels and their ‘sister’ Discovery Hotels brand which includes two 3 star hotels.