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Arista of Rotorua

4.5 of 5 296 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed only one night in this property, hence I have not much to say about it other than the rooms are quite spacious and clean, and our room in particular had a private spa which was handy for us. The site manager was quite attentive and willing to give recommendations in terms of geothermal sites - he even gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing room. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Good bathroom. Bed was comfortable. Cooking facilities were great. Tidy and clean room. Private. Only down side was creaking stairs but that was fine. Overall amazing stay. Will definitely come back if I'm ever back in Rotorua

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

Hi Holly, Thanks for the nice review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back next time you are in Rotorua. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is very tidy and comfortable. The staff are great and very hospitable. This is our 6th trip to Rotorua. Everytime we have visitors from abroad, we bring them to see Rotorua. From now on we will be staying at Arista. More power Mike, Annemarie & Morgen.

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

What an awesome result! We look forward to you and your visitors next time. Just remember we have our 3 bedroom apartment that is excellent for families with it's full kitchen and roomy lounge area. Be sure to check our website for the best possible price. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Arista with our 2 young girls (ages 4 and 7). The Arista was incredibly comfortable and large. We had a room that slept 7, and it had an awesome mezzanine floor and our very own large outdoor private spa bath that the girls absolutely loved. They played in the playground constantly. The staff and management... More 

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

Hi Mel, We loved having you here and your little daughters are so cute. When they popped over to talk to me all excited it really made my day. My favorite was squirting their little feet with the hose when I was watering the garden! We still have their names in chalk all over our playground a nice little reminder... More 

Roma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to spend three nights in Rotorua and were looking for a nice and comfortabie hotel....but Arista went above all our expectations! The rooms are huge, with very high ceilings, very well equipped, nice furniture, great confortable beds, including an outdoor jacuzzi. The location was perfect, very close to main shops and restaurants and the host of the motel... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are happy you enjoyed your room and your time here in Rotorua. We do have great local knowledge and in our downtime are always exploring and experiencing what this thermal wonderland has to offer so we can inform our guests first hand. :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

traveling with no direction in mind we, me and my family, arrived in Rotorua and in this lodge. the owner was simply perfect, gentle and helpful. the accommodation was clean and above our expectations. two floors, a kitchen fully equipped and an outdoor space with a big jacuzzi. we stayed for three days and the apartment was cleaned and replenished... More 

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

Wow! Thank you for those nice words. We try so hard here to be welcoming and this sort of wonderful feedback is personally valued, in fact treasured. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us and maybe if ever you are back these ways we may get to host you again. Thank you once more. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my second time in New Zealand and it couldn't have been better. It's rare to find such a nice, spacious and welcoming hotel. Its position is excellent and the staff is exceptionally warm and friendly. The private jacuzzi, moreover, is fantastic. A strong thumbs-up!

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

And a strong thumbs up to you too Gabriele. It was nice to meet you and your family and we wish you all the very best for the future. More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just moved from Rotorua as we're following our way through New Zealand and in Arista we found the best place since we arrived in this country! we had a huge space with wide rooms, kitchen, a wonderful jacuzzi and we could also choose among many dvds (two per Day) that we used to watch at the end of the... More 

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

Hi Roberta, Thanks for taking the time to write a review as you adventure around NZ. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Happy travels! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an Attic Room at The Arista Motel - our 2 boys loved it, upstairs was their man cave. Lots of space, but even with portable fans the room was very hot - sadly NZ accommodation does not believe in decent aircon. The room was spacey, basic, good free wifi and a cool little hot tub.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights at the Arista of Rotorua in Dec 2014. Our hosts Mike and Morgen certainly made our stay very comfortable and relaxing. Morgen walked us to our apartment when we checked in and he was very friendly and helpful. Mike also was always friendly, happy and was always helpful when we asked him for advice on places... More 

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Address: 296 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Cedar Lodge Motel)
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arista of Rotorua 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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#3 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Business Hotel in Rotorua
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