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Polynesian Spa

Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
64 7 348-1328
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Ranked #31 of 56 activities in Rotorua
Type: Spas
Owner description: Polynesian Spa is New Zealand’s leading international day spa. In a picturesque, tranquil setting overlooking Lake Rotorua, visitors can enjoy a... more » Owner description: Polynesian Spa is New Zealand’s leading international day spa. In a picturesque, tranquil setting overlooking Lake Rotorua, visitors can enjoy a wonderful fusion of relaxing hot spring pool bathing, sumptuous spa and massage therapies and picturesque lake views. Polynesian Spa has the use of two types of hot mineral water, one alkaline and one acidic, that are the unique point of difference of the operation. Many thousands of visitors to the spa have attested to the remedial effect the hot mineral waters have on such ailments as muscular complaints, arthritis and rheumatism. The Priest and Radium springs are most noted in this respect. We invite you to experience this World Top Ten Spa (natural/thermal/medical), as voted by readers of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveller magazine for several years and once again in 2011. We look forward to welcoming you to Polynesian Spa. « less
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is the main reason we came to Rotorua, to soak in the Hot Thermal Pools and we weren't disappointed. We came on 2 different days and both times we went to the adult pools. The 1st time was a Friday and it was quiet and tranquil although the pools were a bit murky. The 2nd day was a Saturday... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Quite surprised with other reviews when we tried it today. We loved it but made the mistake of buying an adult and lake combo. My advice: for £20 just do the lake view (the most expensive). It is almost empty has great views and is great fun. No need to do the adult pools which has people in it and... More

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We always enjoy our winter escape to Rotorua, this year was no different. We enjoyed the Lakeside Pools and thought the new recliners we a great addition to the pools. We will be back again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Always a great place to go to relax and recharge. If you do go i highly recommend doing a spa treatment and the will include access to the lake spas which is amazing. Only reason I don't give it full rating is because the Lady doing my massage was too gentle when I perfer a hard message to get to... More

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Morrinsville, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Try to go there for a mid winter R & R and this was not exception. Surroundings outstanding, Massage just perfect and so professional. They could have had the heating turned up a bit more in the changing rooms this time and the floors in the changing room need re vanishing but otherwise a great girls day out.

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Cambridge, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

I had a 1 hour aromatherapy massage today with Katie. Initially I thought the cost was exorbitant but after embarking on the treatment experience, I quickly realised how it could be justified. The whole Polynesian pools and spa treatment experience was amazing. Everything is absolute class. The surroundings there are just beautiful. The complimentary robes, towels, lockers and bathing time... More

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Geelong, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Simply relaxing experience, obviously a tad expensive however it was a great experience. The communal pools looked a little seedy and overcrowded so my best bet would be the private deluxe room for the extra couple of $$.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Absolutely gorgeous spa! Clean and actually very quiet especially considering we were there on a public holiday. Really fantastic price too, we couldn't believe how good it was for the price! We even had some breakfast sat by the main pool, if we didn't have something else booked for the afternoon I think we would have stayed until we'd turned... More

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PolynesianSpa, Manager at Polynesian Spa, responded to this review

Hi Frankie, Thank you for your wonderful review, it was our pleasure to host you. It's great to read that you enjoyed your experience at Polynesian Spa. We hope it is not too long before your next visit. More

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

+ First of all, you need to try out all of the pools here to get the most out of it. + The staff is very informative and friendly. + Toilet is clean, there is a limited number of private rooms so people who doesn't like changing in public (like me) might find it a little disappointing. + Private pool... More

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PolynesianSpa, Manager at Polynesian Spa, responded to this review

Hi hznry, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your Polynesian Spa experience and also your 5/5 rating. We really appreciate your kind words and feedback. I am very glad you enjoyed your soak in our natural hot mineral pools and look forward to hosting you in the future. More

Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Always a pleasure coming here especially in Winter. I only have 1 complaint. For the cost to go in there you would think they could afford 2 ply toilet paper that feels nice instead of the 1 ply stuff that feels like sandpaper. Toilets very clean and the people are friendly.

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PolynesianSpa, Manager at Polynesian Spa, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to post a review, 5/5 rating and also your feedback. It is our pleasure to host you. I have passed on to our maintenance team to look in to. We hope it is not too long until your next visit. More

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