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Ace Motor Lodge

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   319 Fenton St.,, Rotorua, New Zealand
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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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We found this hotel suited our needs, somewhere to shower and sleep. It had everything we needed.The spa was a bonus. Good sized clean room although the bed linen smelt a little musty. Would stay here again.

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Edmonton, Canada
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167 reviews 167 reviews
85 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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127 reviews 127 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Address: 319 Fenton St.,, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ace Motor Lodge 2.5*
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