Centrally located on the banks of Waikato River, Novotel Tainui Hamilton offers an award-winning restaurant, a fitness centre, a sauna and massage services. All accommodation features a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. Novotel Tainui Hamilton is situated in the heart of the city and offers guests easy access to shopping, dining and entertainment outlets. Guests can relax with a stroll along the river, or enjoy a fun afternoon in one of the many parks surrounding the hotel. Restaurant on Alma serves a contemporary mix of Pacific Rim and European cuisine. The hotel's lobby bar is ideal for an informal business meeting or casual conversation over an international selection of drinks and tempting snacks. All accommodation offers a desk, wardrobe and ironing facilities. Each also includes mini bar, a small refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Tainui Novotel is just 600 metres from Hamilton Museum. It is 15 minutes' drive from Hamilton Zoo and 40 minutes' drive from the Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tours.