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Arista of Rotorua

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   296 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Cedar Lodge Motel)
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Ranked #4 of 93 hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
KSAX88 Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Wellington, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Arista is an average standard family kiwi motel - nothing more. It is certainly not a top 10 offering. We stayed here for a couple of days over Easter. On the plus side they have good sized rooms with lots of beds for family groups and the management are very pleasant. On the other side of the coin, the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great location, friendly and helpful staff, reasonably priced accommodation that should be on every traveler's list of top choice when visiting Rotorua! Mike was particularly help to make sure everyone of us (6 adults and 4 kids) settle in comfortably. :)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Arista 3 times now and are happy to recommend this motel to everyone. It's THE best motel in Rotorua! Best value for money, the apartment is clean, spacious, modern, great private spa and the service of all the staff is impeccable! When we're in Rotorua, Arista is the place to stay, we can't recommend it... More

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Cambridge, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't normally write reviews, but these owners went the extra mile. They were knew lots about the local attractions and the accommodation was really good value. They had a discount voucher for the things we did today, e.g. Rotorua Museum. The windows in the units are one-way glass, so you can look out at the view, but feel private.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Last time I stayed here this motel was called "Cedar Lodge" and it had not long been opened (way back in very late 1980's!!), back then it was the newest and best place to stay in Rotorua. Now I have come back for the first time since then, and wow what a difference! It is almost an insult to call... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A gorgeous, large spacious family unit. Great private spa in courtyard for family to enjoy! Upstairs space for the kiddies and downstairs space for mum and dad! The hosts are super friendly, and go the extra mile to ensure a memorable stay! Free DVDs are an added extra! Would definitely stay again and highly recommend for families. Thanks Mike and... More

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Rio Vista, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for first 2 nights of a 3 week NZ trip. These owners can't do enough for their guests. Their suggestions for local sights were fantastic. The room was very large with comfortable bed. Great for families too as they actually have young children's area for play.

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike and AnneMarie's local knowledge of the attractions to see and help in booking activities was the main drawcard to staying here. We had read reviews of how helpful they are and we found that very true. The facilities were not quite as fancy as other places we had stayed, but Mike and AnneMarie's efforts for us to enjoy our... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had for a long time wanted to go and ride the trails in Rotorua. One of the biggest deciders on where we would stay would be the location to the trails and that the hotel needed to be MTB "friendly"...In that is needed to either have a secure lock up for the bikes (or allow them... More

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Canberra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family we all so impressed with the beautiful mezzanine rooms, all which contain spas. The rooms are huge and contain everything you need. The owner Mike is so helpful and will go above and beyond to make sure your stay is enjoyable and will suggest local places and attractions to visit. We haven't had that level of personal customer... More

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Also Known As:
Arista Of Rotorua Hotel Rotorua
Arista Of Rotorua Hotel
Address: 296 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Cedar Lodge Motel)
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#4 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#6 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#7 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arista of Rotorua 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Do you want SPACE? Try us, we're the largest Units in Rotorua! Sleeping 1-8, they all have Kitchenettes, private spa pools, thermally heated, 2 TVs, DVD player and free DVD hire for family units. We have a bus stop at our door step. We are just a kilometre from town, and if you want to be really looked after while you visit Rotorua, stay with us! Qualmark 4 Star rating. ... more   less 
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