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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The owners, Charlie and Ben, were very friendly and accommodating. The room had everything we needed and was very comfortable. It is in a great location to the city centre, about a 15 minute walk or a short drive. It is also near all the main attractions of you have a car. We would definitely stay again.

Thank Keren C
StudioMotelRotorua, Manager at Studio Motel, responded to this review

Dear Keren C, Thank you very much for taking time to review your stay at Studio Motel. We are pleased to hear that your experience was positive. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for your future stays and requests. We look forward to welcoming you back to our friendly motel. Best regards, Charlie (Manager)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Facilities are dated and basic but the new caretakers are working on getting it up to scratch. Once you get past it's age you can really enjoy what Rotorua has to offer. We stayed in unit 7 which is a larger unit at the back and found it to be a very quiet location. The staff are extremely friendly and...

Thank Narelle C
StudioMotelRotorua, Manager at Studio Motel, responded to this review

Dear Narelle C, Thank you for your review at Studio Motel. We are delighted to learn that you've enjoyed your stay and had a lovely time in Rotorua. Indeed our property is one of the older ones in the area, however an uplift of our rooms is forecast to be completed in the third quarter of 2017. We look forward...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well located along the Fenton Street strip if motels. Easy to find, although parking out front during registration was limited. Hosts were friendly and efficient at checkin. My room was around the back, down a drive and not much space to turn around, but adequate with care. The room was a good size, although dated. The verticle blinds allowed car...

Thank Glenn L
StudioMotelRotorua, Manager at Studio Motel, responded to this review

Dear Glenn L, Thank you for providing feedback for your stay. We are happy to learn that you liked our location and express check-out; and also found our staff to be friendly and efficient. We are expanding our parking space in the second half of 2017 as part of our plan to uplift the motel. The blinds are one of...

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We turned up early as part of my package when booking through Booking.com The receptionist wasn't there and when I called he said come back at 3pm so I explained I had early check in. He was accommodating and checked us in to a room that was "ready". The rooms were very basic for $190 maybe it was expensive because...

Thank Jessica R
StudioMotelRotorua, Manager at Studio Motel, responded to this review

Dear Jessica R, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay at Studio Motel. We are glad to hear that you found the location of our motel to be satisfactory. We understand your status on a 3rd party website and your requests are prioritised, however, early check-in is subject to availability, not a guaranteed benefit. Accommodation pricing for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Studio Motel is a unique and charming motel on the main road in Rotorua. Cozy, warm rooms surrounded by native plants and flowers make it a nice place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Studio Motel

Address: 315a Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM287 - RM621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Studio Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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#32 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
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“Units out the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 675narellec, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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