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Auckland, New Zealand
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121 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This motel is a classic with kitchen facilities and all the basics. The staff were very helpful and it was excellent value for money. However the beds were a bit tired and a light bulb was missing. On the plus side it is close to town which meant we could walk to the nearby restaurants. With a decent makeover this... More 

Thank Bryan B
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very run down, sliding door to hot tub very hard to open, Hot tub leaks out the bottom. Bed wasn't clean long hair found in the bed. cup has coffee ring and stained lipstick on it. Over all this place is poorly presented and needs repairs. The bathroom ceiling was chipping away small holes in it. Ladies in reception were... More 

Thank Torace A

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Wellington, New Zealand
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86 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

What a shame this motel, in a perfect location, is so tired and shabby. It is right by Kuirau Park which is pretty and there is great thermal activity. It is also just a stroll to the middle of town, Eat Street and the lake. Also very near the hospital. Although it was clean, it is very much in need... More 

Thank Alison H
Napier, New Zealand
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Unfortunately we found the room to be very shabby, Duck tape holding the mesh window screen over the bathroom window, old frayed bath towels, bed linen did not look commercially laundered, my bed had springs sticking out to the point where I could not sleep on the mattress, wiped water off the kitchen floor and it came up very grey... More 

Thank Chrissy W
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Hot pool was just what was needed on a cold night! Staff were very friendly, customer service here is excellent. The hotel overall is a bit shabby and worn but our room was tidy. Will return to this establishment if in the area again.

Thank KiwiKangaroo83
Milton, Canada
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50 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The staff at this hotel were awesome, the rooms not so much, our room was clean and large and had plenty of room for 4 adults, it was just really outdated, not too sure I would recommend for the actual room, but the location and price made our decision to stay 3 nights a good one. Kitchen was well equipped... More 

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Bel Alton, Maryland, United States
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55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The Kuirau Park Motor Lodge had a friendly staff but subpar accommodations. We had a total of 3 rooms during our time there. The first had bugs all through the bathroom, making it nearly impossible to shower. The second room was okay. Both of those rooms were the studio family size. They had a queen bed, and a twin bed.... More 

Thank Morghan H
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Perfect motel for what we needed - somewhere to sleep. Wifi: 500MB per day, per room. Short walk to main shops and Kuirau Park geothermal area. Tahnee did a great job at cleaning our room during our stay. We stayed over the Waitangi Day Long Weekend, motel was very busy and many guests disregarded parking in their own designated car... More 

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45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We were made welcome by a helpful and friendly receptionist and we left we were farewelled by another friendly receptionist. These people were the best asset of the motel. We stayed In a downstairs unit of this 60/70's and it was adequate for our one night stay. It is however next to Kuirau Park which has good walking paths passing... More 

Thank bbcw
Spalding, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The room was spacious and clearly recently painted. The bed was comfortable. There is no air con so guests are at the mercy of natural ventilation - taking wafts of the local sulphurous odours as they come or sealing things off and getting a bit stuffy. The private spa pool is what attracted us to this place and it was... More 

Thank suemissb

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at main road of Rotorua, Our premises is just walking distance away from city focus of shops,restaurants and cinemas. An amazing day can be started from Kuirau Park, the local hot pot situated next to us, including hot springs and mud pools, for exploring the city steeped in Maori history and legend. All guest unit is self-contained with full kitchen and some of them are wheelchair accessible. Free wireless connection and SKY 50+ digital TV are offered. Genuine mineral SPA as well as an outdoor swimming pool gives you opportunity having water fun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kuirau Park Motor Lodge

Address: Corner Hinemoa/Ranolf Sts., | PO Box 837, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM335 - RM580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kuirau Park Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Kuirau Park Motor Hotel Rotorua
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#33 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
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“The rooms at the rear away from the road are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles bryanb169, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I recommend ground level units if you have lots of luggage (or dont like stairs)”
  • Unit #7
 of 5 bubbles meganwalford, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ground floor for the private hot tubs”
 of 5 bubbles suemissb, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Not recommended”
 of 5 bubbles c_v_roddy, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“wheelchair friendly bottom units.”
 of 5 bubbles lucillei54, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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