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Gwendoline Court Motel

Cnr. Fenton & Gwendoline Streets, Rotorua 3200, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought the online photos looked ok when we booked this, the checkin experience was OK then we unloaded the car. The stains on the floor and light fittings made me want to spray the room with luminal to see if something terrible happened there. After finding tissues on the floor near the bed and hair in the shower we... More 

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1 Thank Andrew C
Timaru, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well where do I start. The room was in very bad shape , holes in walls, most light bulbs blown,mold in the bathroom walls,threadbare carpets, no door handle on the shower door,broken light fixtures,stained carpet,rubbish overflowing into the carpark ,stunk of urine ,spa area was disgusting holes in walls , smashed roof , very unclean , no tea towels ,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this a 0 score I would. We booked 2 rooms into the Gwendoline's 'sister motel' silveroaks heritage resort however due to some kind of hot water situation we were moved to the Gwendoline and seriously downgraded from a $130 room to something barely worth paying $40 for. The floor was sticky, the carpet was stained and... More 

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2 Thank Grace F
Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not recommended for any type of visit.not clean,no customer service...etc.Dont try any silver oks chain motels in rotarua.... They not providing what they saying before we go.need to ask for everything.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

This was a dreadful apartment . The carpet was threadbare and dirty and so was the kitchen . We had booked for two nights and left after one and would not have stayed at all if we could have found somewhere else , the towels were dirty and well past use date. The bedroom was equally poor and the spa... More 

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2 Thank sally1809
Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The photos do not, in any way reflect the desolate state of the units. Our unit was at least 20 years past its refurbishment date. The carpets were worn through and dirty. The sofas were worn through and dirty. The kitchen was old and dirty. The aged spa bath was old and dirty. This kind of false advertising brings the... More 

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1 Thank Docrob9
Picton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

The unit we were booked in reeked of smoke and mustiness and set off family allergies. The single bed didn't fit a teenager so we thought we'd try the fold out. Behind it was a pair of lacy women's undies. The mattress was rotting with clear signs of urine staining. The unit slept 6 but there were only 2 bath... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We started for two nights, very old and dated, some lights not working, dirty, not a place I will be going back to. Sorry there is nothing nice to say about the place. I would not recommend this hotel at all.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We'd been to Gwendoline Court before , a couple of years ago. It was tired then but ok. It's so run down now it's just nasty. It's very clear that no money has been spent on anything. There are holes in walls , bits of trellis falling down out by the pool, holes in the furniture and the stove didn't... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Stayed for the weekend with some friends. Although the price was very reasonable the facility needs some time and money spent on it. The photos and what you get are very different. Wall paper had been stripped in the bathroom leaving bare boards, It was a mission to actually slide the bathroom door shut. Can't complain about the space or... More 

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