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Boulevard Motel

Corner Fenton & Seddon Sts, Rotorua, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A sizable motel that have multi-rooms choices for friends. We stayed in two bedroom apartment for 4 people. It is actually can stay up to 5 people as there is a single bed in living room. Hot spa and swimming pool available outdoor with warm water which is very common in Rotorua. Kitchen is well equipped. 15-20 walk from I-site.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Recommend this place 100% big spacey rooms, with a big bath / spa tub in the bathroom, comfy beds, great TV coverage (not sure why you'd need it in this town) thermal / mineral pools. Great cafe for breakfast and dinner, and all of this in a very convenient part of the city. Not to mention the free wireless internet... More 

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auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The hotel was full to bursting and we only just booked in before the No Vacancies sign was displayed. Nevertheless the service was excellent and staff friendly and helpful. Room was clean and welcoming and we had a quiet, relaxing stay and would happily return. Good coffee at the restaurant in the morning and enjoyed the dip in the mineral... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Boulevard Motel is one of the original motels along the Fenton Street strip. While it may look a little dated, this motel provides you with the authentic Rotorua motel experience, complete with their own mineral pools, a rarity in todays 'resort' driven world. Boulevard does what it says on the tin, meaning it is a motel, not a 5-star... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Having read some of the reviews we were somewhat apprehensive on the drive to Rotorua to stay at the Boulevard Motel but we shouldn't have worried. The lady at reception was very welcoming and pleasant as were all the staff we came in contact with during our 3 night stay. As the 3 bedroom unit was already let a special... More 

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Timaru; New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Well Iinitially this wasn't going to be a very good revue, it looks way different to the fabulous photo in th AA book! All the way I had been telling the whanau 'this is going to be the best motel we are staying in on our holiday'. Lol, on arrival we were like, oh crap, damn! Lol It did annoy... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Room was very tired and in need of refurbishment. Bathroom was tiny and primitive with absolutely nowhere to put anything. Bed OK but too soft like most motel beds. A bit overpriced but this is Rotorua.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Motel needs a revamp. Our room and anothers did not pass the clean test. No outdoor privacy on 2nd level where our room was. A lovely clean outdoor thermal pool plus private pools is a bonus. The outdoor area is very pleasant, there is also a games room with pool table and video machines to keep the kids busy. Once... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

dont stay here... came to stay a week and ended up leaving after the first night.old inside units but cosy ,,,not clean..asked for a second clean as happy to stay, lady in charge (daddy's darling daughter who runs the motel),said don't tell me how to do my job....well she has no communication skills and daddy dearest needs to be aware... More 

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Otorohanga, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very disappointed with this motel this time. The spa bath in the very small unit was unable to be used on two of the three nights because of "problems" with the thermal water. Also the soaking pools were unable to be used. The restaurant was no longer open for breakfast or dinner. Previously I have had great experiences with this... More 

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