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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night. The staff were friendly, we found the room to be clean and tidy. We dined at their restaurant which was lovely. The grounds were tidy and lovely to walk through. It would have been good if the balcony had a small table and chair.

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora joanneZ9840RC, thank you for staying with Distinction Rotorua. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay and the facilities we have to offer. Stay safe in your travels and we hope to welcome you again soon.

Murray Bridge, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found this motel by accident and it was a good find. The room was well set up, clean and modern. The balcony attached to our room was a bonus too. The outside facilities were also clean and a lovely surprise (pool, grotto). The room tarrif was reasonable for the quality of the facilities provided. It is our top pick out...

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Wow thank you for your comments and rating, wonderful to read. So wonderful you enjoyed your time at the hotel and trust your travels around NZ have been spectacular. Stay safe in your travels and next time you cross the ditch, we'll be here ready to welcome you back. Thank you

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, very friendly staff and the room was comfortable. The spa/hot tub definitely needs some work. Outside by the pool area was too cool and the basement spa jets did not work. 😕 However the pool area was very good for families. We also enjoyed the connecting restaurant.

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Adslogan, thank you for staying at Distinction and for taking the time to place your thoughts on your time with us. Glad you enjoyed the outdoor area, we will get the Grotto spa jet looked at. Wonderful to read the team were friendly and looked after you. We hope to welcome you again soon.

Putaruru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just stayed here for our second visit and it was absolutely amazing! The staff were super friendly and went out of their way to make sure we were accommodated for. We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast each morning with so much variety and a lovely meal at Mr Yakitori one evening. The pools are great and the fact that...

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Appreciate your glowing report of our hotel and the team trueblueeyes2. I will pass on your comments. Stay safe in your travels and we hope to see you again soon.

Tarvin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a one night stopover en-route to Napier from Auckland. The hotel is conveniently situated on the outskirts of town a short distance from the thermal park. It is slightly old fashioned but the staff were interested, cheerful and very helpful. Our room was sizeable, comfy and clean. Breakfast was more than adequate and, although we didn't use it,...

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your recent trip, 2015Ric. Really pleased to read you enjoyed your time here and we hope next time your passing through you will pop in and see us again. Until then safe travels

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Nice hotel to stay in Rotorua. Large room, private spa pools and closer to city, There is a proper car park for cars too. Food was really good, specially the breakfast was great. I will surely stay in this place if i ever go back to Rotorua.

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Amrit B, it's wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay and made use of our hotel facilities and a selection of restaurants and bars on site. We look forward to welcoming you back.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very outdated and over priced hotel, Parking is round the corner (not an issue to us but just not comfortable) one lift is broken down and gets very busy (5 floors) breakfast cost additionally $28 per person, quite ignorant service all in all..

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

My apologies JohnnnyBGood, sounds like you did not enjoy your break as much as you should have. Enjoy the holidays and safe travels.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights with family, nice hotel, staff is friendly and helpful and the rooms are clean, there are 3 restaurants in the hotel, medium rate nothing fancy, the beds are very soft and there are some tendency to roll into the middle. There are a couple of pools on the premises all heated. Some cave spa pools are...

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Greetings Tobias M and Family. Wonderful that you joined us for a Christmas Holiday and sounds like you made good use of the hotel facilities. We have varying rates on rooms, to suit the room type and package you wish to book. We do hope you enjoyed one of our four restaurants and bars available to you, with there different...

Auckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice big rooms with small bar fridge, electric kettle, big screen tv & variety of bed arrangements including 2 queen beds. Small coffee table with 2 chairs in all rooms. Mattress on bed is too soft where the back sucks into it and can be troublesome especially for people with backache. It has a swimming pool and food in hotel...

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora Bylal58, thank you for your recent stay with us. I'm pleased to read that overall your stay was enjoyable. Our breakfast is an extensive all you can eat breakfast option, still cheaper than other hotels. Enjoy the holiday season and travel safe.

London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice, very clean relaxing hotel. The room was beautiful with a Jacuzzi tub and more space then we really needed. There is a nice warm pool, hot tub and sauna on sight. The grotto spa hot tubs are also very romantic and relaxing. I would defiantly recommend this hotel!

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Seasons Greetings Jen A. Thank you for your positive feedback on your recent stay with our hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know your thoughts and so great to read you made use of our facilities.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 390 Fenton Street | PO Box 983, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM527 - RM991 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 133
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#21 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#32 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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“Choose GF room”
 of 5 bubbles JohnnnyBGood, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Next to thermal explorer highway, nice view from balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Bylal58, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upper floor rooms have nice views either way.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristinaH352, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“See if you can get one of the rooms with a balcony not overlooking the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 74clairel, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Many of the higher story rooms have balconies (not large ones though).”
 of 5 bubbles Seren899, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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