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    Ambassador Thermal Motel

    Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good54%
    • Average9%
    • Poor1%
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    1 - 5 of 131 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Please trust on my review : book another if you can. This a very old Motel .Ceiling with web curtains, bugs (many) smashed on bath ceiling. Some mentioned the heated floor but it was heating part of the room, not the kitchen nor restroom. Shower...More

    Thank FNOBRAZIL
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It was not expensive. The location was wonderful. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The thermal pool was hot!!! The outside pool was really nice and warm as well. Clean and plenty of towels. We had a family of 7 and it was just...More

    Thank Wendy F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great place for a girly weekend. Roomy rooms. Very warm. Kitchen and bathroom are dated but fully functional. Great spot, walking distance to lake, gardens and downs. Three pools available on premises.

    Thank Marie-Louise N
    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    Friendly hosts, clean rooms with free wifi. Bed was comfortable. Good location for pickups. Room book says breakfasts available. This was incorrect. Room was sufficient for needs which was for sleeping

    Thank Jashedan
    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    We booked this hotel because of the location and because it had apartments we could all fit in. However the good part ends there. Despite there being heaters in the bedrooms and lounge they did not provide enough heat. We had to put all the...More

    Thank Barbara L
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    MALFROY motor lodge Rotorua - Accommodation and Mineral Pool
    36 reviews
    #52 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
    • Also Known As
    • Ambassador Thermal Hotel Rotorua
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    17 June 2017|
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    Response from Narelle V | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it is and at quite a fast speed too
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    29 March 2016|
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    It means you get an initial byte of Wi-Fi then you purchase any extra you need once you've used up whatever you start with. It should indicate level of Wi-Fi (actually built into tariff) when stating how much is 'free'.
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    "Check how warm the room is before agreeing to stay."
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    "Ground floor rooms very convenient, probably a better view from the first floor."
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    "We had a ground floor, road side room and there was no noise. we slept perfectly well."
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    "Upper Floor rooms with lake view"
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