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Arista of Rotorua

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296 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Cedar Lodge Motel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South Ari Atoll
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A family of 6 for us stayed here and it was spacious. And the spa was working as well. The minus point is it's not suitable for people who can't climb stairs and there is only one toilet downstairs and non upstairs. Other than that, it's clean enough and very close to all the attractions of Rotorua by self drive.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic hosts, nothing too much trouble, wonderful location. Very clean, highly recommend. Great value for families, huge units with loads of room upstairs for the kids with their own tv (should you need it).

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights and it was lovely. Nice size for a couple, not too far from town, parking right outside your room and a fabulous private hot pool. hotel offered WiFi and had the comforts of home with heaters, radiators and heated blankets for those chilly winter nights. Only slight down side was we had a few troubles... More 

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Mike and Annema... G, Owner at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your review. Unfortunately, you did arrive at 11.30 pm, by which time the entire family was in bed asleep. All it would have taken, was a quick phone call on route to let us know you were still coming. We ask in your confirmation letter for you to please call us, if you are going to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have stayed with arista a few times now and staff are always friendly. Owners are great and always helpful. Would highly recommend staying here as a family or couple. As we have. REMEMBER to book direct. Ie: over the phone. A+++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at Arista this evening totally impressed with this motel. Room is more than expected, children love it!! Has everything we need, very clean and comfortable room. Mike is the most amazing host we have ever come across way beyond helpful (thank you Mike). Have already decided next time we stay in Rotorua we will be staying here. Highly recommend... More 

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vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place big enough for 5 adults to stay and just walked in off the street. We were lucky enough to be able to rent a 3 bedroom apartment for the night - what luxury (no drawing straws for who sleeps on the sofa bed) This place was awesome with parking right outside, close to town... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to stay when you are in Rotorua, it was very easy to find, there is parking right outside your room and it is very conveninetly located for all the main attractions in the area. we were given a large room with a mezzanine level and a spa outside - we were travelling as a couple... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Arista for two nights while on a weeks holiday in New Zealand. This accomodation was self contained and spacious. There were great suggestions provided for things we could do while in the area. Very friendly people.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This should have a 5 star rating!! This was a first holiday for our family and I reckon we chose one of the best motels in Rotorua for it!! We found the mezzanine area fantastic for our little 8 1/2 month old. It was nice to have the option to sleep separate from her. As our wee girl is on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay. Lovely rooms and very friendly and helpful hosts. I would really recommend that you choose this place for your stay in Rotorua. Being on Fenton street it is also close to the city and other neat sites to visit. I also like the free parking so that your vehicle is parked onsite.

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