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Warwick, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for six days, room was comfortable with a handy little kitchen. Lovely to be so close to the lake & parks with plenty of bike & walking tracks. Could not ask for more helpful staff, keen to help with any requests. Wonderful place to stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Owner/ managers couldn't have been more helpful and genuinely friendly. Always willing to help. Great location for us as well. Walked most places comfortably. Rooms were ideal. Facilities to give us a choice for eating.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I stopped at this gem on our way South and we ended up staying longer than expected... this place is tops and the staff is even better:) thank you guys for the hospitality and all the info about Rotorua!

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AuraAccom, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Ebea, Thanks for the review. Rotorua has certainly got more to do than first glance, even that southern chicken place has the ability to surprise. Glad you enjoyed the hospitality, and Hot/Cold... wow! Looking forward to your return when you head north again. All the best, Nick

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time at Aura with Josh and the team going above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable and providing lots of tips on the best way to experience all Rotorua has to offer! They made us feel like we weren't just another guest. The accommodation is basic but clean and comfortable and the hot springs and...

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi James, It was really really neat having you and the family around. Thanks for giving us such big raps. We are all about making each and every guest feel special, and we love nothing more than knowing we contributed a little bit to a great holiday experience. All the best James, Nick

Monmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This lovely place has everything you need to have a great time in Rotorua; Nick was very helpful and he advised us for our little trips around; great location, very tidy, clean and well equipped, we enjoyed a lot the hot springs and pool.

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Momana, Thanks for the comments. I'm over the moon you had a great stay with us and were able to really enjoy everything Rotorua has to offer. All the best, Nick

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location, clean and tidy with a heated pool and trampoline which we loved occupying in our down time. Close to the lake, cafes and restaurants just a quick walk away. The most memorable quality however was the service, outstanding guys, nothing was a hassle, really friendly and helpful. Thanks team 😊

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Thank Rachel C
NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Rachel, It was awesome having the family around for the holidays, we always love it when we get families in the place, it really makes it come alive. We think our location is the best in Rotorua by far. Hope you had a safe trip back home. All the best, Nick

Lisbon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service from the team at Aura, room was comfy and kitchenette well appointed. Heated outdoor pool was greatly appreciated by the kids, even in the rain. Thermal heating means water is hot in an instant, and you also have the option to easily and accurately control room temperature with heating as well. Location of this motel is fantastic and...

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi LisbonNZgirl, Thanks for reviewing us, but more importantly thanks for coming to stay with us. The kids always love the pool, rain (lots of it recently), hail or shine, our outdoor heated pool is always a winner! Next holiday remember to book with us directly for the best rates. All the best, Nick

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super personalised and friendly service, great location. Super comfortable beds and rooms, lots and lots of towels, bike hire available, ample parking, Wonderful warm pool. Bring your own shampoo and conditioner though!

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for the kind review. We love hearing from all our guests, and knowing that each left Rotorua have had an incredible experience. We do provide a liquid Hair and Body gel in each room, although, if you are abit picky about it, it may be best to bring your own. All the best, Nick

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived Josh and the team went the extra mile to make our stay comfortable. Personally dropping our luggage in the room, provided us with an umbrella to use to stay dry, gave us a run down on all the amenities, issued the wifi password without asking. The hotel is walking distance to Eat street great restaurants...

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Thank Sue H
NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thanks for the review, it is great to hear you had a fantastic time in Rotorua and with us at Aura. When does 'the extra mile' become the norm? Because we certainly like to do this for each and every guest. The 'Gem Hotel'! All the best, Nick

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner, baby and I recently stayed at Aura and were very happy with their hospitality, location and facilities. Upon arriving Kylie provided us with the best welcome we've received and gave us a run down of activities with a customized map and local vouchers. Her personalized touch even included calling ahead to the restaurant she recommended to surprise my...

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Anushka, Thanks for the glowing review. We know Kylie is a super star and she loves nothing more than making every guest that walks through the door feel special. All the best, Nick

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located within a block of the lake front, Government Gardens, the Museum and the famous 'Eat Streat', come and experience Rotorua's latest little piece of accommodation bliss. Relax and enjoy this summer bathing in our large outdoor geothermally heated swimming pool, or fire up our BBQ on those long Rotorua evenings. Aura accommodation is all about fun, laughter and holidays the way they are expected to be- memorable! Ditch the car keys and discover the beauty of being based in the heart of the city, never far by foot from all of the central city attractions or fantastic new local markets on offer. Unwind in our 2 private hot mineral pool, get the steam box hissing for a geothermal cooking experience, or get comfortable in any of our fully equipped units, with stove top and microwave cooking facilities and free unlimited fast WiFi. Let the friendly young local team show you true relaxed kiwi hospitality, connecting you to all the very best of what the region has on offer. Book directly with us for the best available rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aura Accommodation

Address: 1078 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM400 - RM664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aura Accommodation 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Havana Motor Hotel Rotorua
Havana Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#28 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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“A well designed motel with plenty of space & comfortable rooms”
832philipb, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Variety of bed and room configurations to choose from.”
Hoorays, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We chose the one bedroom option, even with two adults and two kids, and found it perfectly comfortable and liveable.”
LisbonNZgirl, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all of them looked really good and are quiet”
, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The second level rooms are accessed by steep stairs but there are plenty of ground floor rooms too.”
KimandJuliette, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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