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Ace Motor Lodge

319 Fenton St.,, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #79 of 94 hotels in Rotorua
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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156 reviews 156 reviews
80 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Classic Kiwi motels are pretty basic. Bed, tele, bathroom, fridge, tea/coffee supplies. This fits the bill to a 'T' and was a good place to overnight as I traveled through the area. Room was clean comfortable and came with limited wifi. If you are on the road in NZ don't shy away from these classic motels, they can be quite... More

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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights here. It was quite clean in here, but not too clean. We also were surprised by the fact that one wall of the room (inn which the entrance is) is made of glass and you need to close it with curtain to hide yourself from the corridor. But it was chip and for such price this... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Don't stay in units 9 or 10. These have a huge skylight with no blind, which means you wake at daybreak. Was not informed of this, so changed next day to Unit 4 (road frontage) which was a major improvement all round.. Units are 1960s décor & are old and tired. Needs major facelift. Other than microwave no cooking facilities.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Took the family to Rotorua and stay here. The hosts were very good and let us have an early check in. We had a large group which the owners were very accommodating and very good price. For those with a large group, this is the place to stay! We will be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The manager is lovely and was more than happy to accommodate us. The room was cold and never really heated up, and there was no blind on the skylight above the bed which made it very drafty. The spa bath was great. Overall it's budget accommodation and you get what you pay for.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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125 reviews 125 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This is a budget Motel , studio units $75 inc What they provide is adequate , remembering you are only paying budget prices Room was smallish separate bathroom and toilet TV was an older style TV and needed tuning channels were all incorrect Cleanliness was not that great , they had done a perfunctory job When I got into bed... More

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Caloundra, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

There are a lot of motels in Rotorua making it difficult to pick the best one for our limited budget. I booked the Ace Motor Lodge because it sounded OK and it was cheap. This was a mistake. Our room was small, dingy and battered. There was a smell of mould. While the motel advertises private spa baths, all we... More

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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night with friends in this motel. We enjoyed it and everything we needed was provided. So nothing really to complain about. This is a budget accomodation and the price serves well to its amenities. The owners are easy to deal with. Gave us discount when I told them we had seen better deal at Wotif. So I was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Hey this is a budget hotel after all so you do get what you pay for. Although not located in the very heart of town still walking distance from the city centre. A great base to see the sights of beautiful Rotorua. We had the "Star Gayser" we could see the stars at night when it's clear, but if you... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

There were 3 adults staying a couple and one extra, we asked for a two bedroom room and agreed to the 2nd bedroom being upstairs without seeing it. There was no door and when the 3rd adult came down the stairs he banged his head twice on the overhang. In the bathroom, I was the shorty and was the only... More

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Address: 319 Fenton St.,, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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