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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The place is well located and the owners are very nice. They helped us a lot with the bookings for the activities as we were staying a short time in Rotorua. They gave us many discounts for tours and visits. The rooms were hot (no air conditionner nor fan) and very narrow. The beds were comfortable. The bathroom was noisy...

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 22 January 2016

A super spot just a few minutes walk from Rotorua centre. Really pleasant hosts. Spotlessly clean. We stayed 7 nights, if we return to New Zealand will definitely visit again. Plenty of parking on premises, everything you need all within a few minutes walk. Fantastic!!

Thank Jonblob
Aalborg, Denmark
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Clean and tidy rooms, well equipped common kitchen, free WiFi. Frank at the office is amazingly friendly and helpful. True, the rooms are not that big, but still not so small for it to become an issue, we fitted nice there.

Thank Asger B
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This was one of the most awesome places i have stayed in New Zealand! The host Frank was very friendly and very helpfull. We rented a 4 person family room, and it was perfect for even for four adults. The room was clean and tidy with all necessary cutlery and great kitchenwear. (Dishwasher in the common room!) Wifi worked great...

Thank Anders N
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The service was terrible, everyone was rude, we were expelled from the room in the morning in a really rude way. They gave us a rough to towel, that would be used to clean. Internet doesn't work properly and the room was too small, my foot was in my sister face. If you have options don't stay there. Was like...

Thank Giovana F
Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 December 2015

This place is easy to find in Rotorua town centre and when we drove into Astray around 6 pm, it was drizzling and felt quite tired after the long drive straight from Auckland domestic airport. Frank, whom I believed is the owner and also manning the reception counter that day, had allowed us to park at the last remaining available...

Thank bencj88
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2015

This place really has a spot in our hearts, you can't ask for much more when it comes to convenience and you get all that you could possibly need to make a stay comfortable. The owners of astray could not have done more for us and we are so sad we had to leave. Please take the time to visit...

Thank jodie c
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in a double room at Astray while in Rotorua. It was one of the cleanest hostels we have stayed in in 7 months of travelling!! The English girls at reception are so friendly & gave us good advice of things to do in Rotorua. The hostel is in a great location - really close to bars/...

Thank fataliegarlic
Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I booked a room with a twin bed, but I came there to found a little,littl, dark room with 4 doppelbeds - that was not my booking for this money - I got my money and found another accomodation This was no my place to make holidays

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Thank Dagmar R
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

got there friday afternoon got a warm welcoming they went far and beyond to welcome myself my husband most of all my mother these guys are fab and great and very helpful and happy thanks heaps jodi and im very sorry but i cant remember the other lovely ladys name ill be seeing you guys over christmas for sure xoxoxoxoxoxo

Thank Denise H

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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rotorua Motel ASTRAY is a Quality budget accommodation at competitive prices in central Rotorua. We have off street parking, Freeview TV, Free WiFi. Common-room, kitchen & laundry. Close enough to walk to Rotorua's many restaurants, bars and cafes, but far enough away to enjoy a good night's sleep. Astray is an easy walk from thermal areas, hot pools, Rotorua's lake-front, i-site (information centre) and bus stop for intercity buses. Rotorua city buses and shuttles stop right outside the door. We know all the "must do" activities in Rotorua and we can book you in. Our motel accommodation in double studios, twin studios, and 1 & 2 bedroom studios. All with ensuite bathroom, Freeview TV and tea/coffee making facilities. We also offer a wide range of budget accommodation: 4-bed bunkrooms, 2-bed bunkroom, budget doubles and budget single. All budget rooms come with shared facilities. Rotorua Motel ASTRAY look forward to hosting you in Rotorua. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Astray Motel

Address: 1198 - 1204 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Price Range: RM182 - RM381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Astray Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“You can do better sleeping in a car for hire.............”
 of 5 bubbles 433josephl, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a motel unit is singles very basic and small. Feel 35 dollars a more realistic price.”
 of 5 bubbles jonasluck1234, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great Location”
 of 5 bubbles sols308, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“On the 2nd floor is better as there are a table and chairs outside your room”
 of 5 bubbles 447connie, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some distance from supermarket, stock up before going to hotel. Parking is short supply, ground level room easier for access”
 of 5 bubbles JJnzNz, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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