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Amora Lake Resort

366 State Highway 33 | Mourea, Rotorua 3704, New Zealand
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Ranked #37 of 93 Hotels in Rotorua
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A charming location, overlooking the serene Amora Lake. However, the hotel itself has fallen into disrepair. We were told by some of the staff that it has been taken over by a budget-oriented company. Rooms are super small, furniture dated and linens threadbare. The only restaurant is substandard. Come here for the view and walk around the lake, but staying... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place right on the lake, and the staff were very polite and accommodating. We stayed here because of a 'special' discount rate, which was about a third of the normal price so was an excellent deal. If we had paid the full price though it would have been a bit disappointing. The room was lovely and clean, but the... More

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wytchypu: I wrote my response few responses earlier about bathrooms which has been termed by customers as, hilarious, humorous, interesting, unique etc. I am not surprised when you say "awkward". Well, the architects and engineers had given it a thought and designed something which is not generally seen. Yes we note your concern and will keep room freshner in... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one night here. Room was good with lovely views. Dinner was very good and staff very friendly and attentive. We just wondered at the lack of maintenance on the outside of the building but as it was the first day of spring would assume it would be cleaned up for the summer.

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Margaret S: You guessed it right, the cleaning of exterior is in process and scheduled before summer arrives. I thank you for your feedback. Regards More

Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay. The service and food was average but you couldn't beat the location...pure lake front! All it needed was geothermal pool nearby and it would be perfect. Breakfast included which seems to be standard outside of NZ but not so in NZ.

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Seahp: The geothermal acitivities are plenty in the region. The Hells Gate sulphur bath and spa is only few minutes drive. Of course we do have our own spa and pool right inside by the Bar Lounge ! Regards More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a lovely two night stay @ Amora in a King Lake View Room- very quiet and relaxing view of Lake. The room was very spacious and the view from the Room was wonderful. The bathroom was lovely and clean as was the room, the restaurant was nice and was also peaceful both at dinner time and again at... More

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Duke422 for your candid views. I wish all prospective honeymooners and romantic couples go through your comments. You simply wrote that our bathrooms were lovely. I am sure you will not hesitate to write these bathrooms "romantic". Some of our guests have commented on our bathrooms such as humorous, hilarious, interesting, unique etc. Hope to serve you again... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this wonderful hotel for two nights at the beginning of August. Arriving at night meant that the next morning on awaking I was delivered the spectacular views of the lake and surrounding hills. The hotel itself is very well decorated and furnished and is truly deserving of all the praise it gets. The staff were very friendly... More

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear William D: After your superb comments, we have nothing more to add, except that we work 24/7 to ensure maximum enjoyment to our guests. I wish wide readership and millions of click to your comments. So that people can enjoy the beauty of this hidden gem. More

Auckland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay at this resort, great staff and a Great view. Amazing service and friendly staff. Will surely come and visit again. Really enjoyed our stay and will tell every one about this resort. Special thanks to Vivek who really went out of his way to help us in booking tours and giving us the best service.

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vivek s, Owner at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Reece64 for your excellent comments on Amora Lake Resort which is now renamed as VR Rotorua Lake Resort Okawa Bay. Your commendation to our General Manager Vivek is very fitting and I feel proud of my team leader, who does not leave any stone unturned in providing top notch customer service to our guests. Our team is "punjabi... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in july. Excellent lake veiw from the room and staff was so helpful all the time. Food and service in the restaurant was outstanding. Will be back for sure and will recommend to everyone to visit this beautiful and peaceful place.

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rohitmeena: We are glad you enjoyed your stay in this peaceful atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of a metro city like Bombay. The tranquility and natural beauty of this Rotoiti Lake reminds of ancient times rishi muni when they used to indulge in meditation for hours together. We are sure you will advise your friends and their... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank u amora ............ Had a great time .......... great staff..clean n aesthetic rooms ............ Excellent lake veiw from room and great food in restaurant....... Luvd it ........ Will be back guys ......

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Arjunsingh4745: Thank you for taking time to tag so many pictures of the VR Rotorua Lake Resort Okawa Bay which was known earlier as Amora Lake Resort. Some of the photoes are really awesome which have been shot in perfect day light conditions and which have professional touch of accuracy and angles. Our admiration and appreication for your time.... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay for 2 nights with my family we booked 2 rooms and it was perfect, we had a great time. the hotel is beautiful and the staff are great, the hotel is well located near to the activities that we had planed, the food in the restaurant was lovely and the view of the lake just made everything better.... More

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vivek s, General Manager at Amora Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr Doug: It was pleasure to have you with us. We are so glad that your first night in beautiful New Zealand was spent at Amora Lake Resort which is now known as VR Rotorua Lake Resort in Okawa Bay. We hope to get a chance to look after you again in near future. Regards More

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Address: 366 State Highway 33 | Mourea, Rotorua 3704, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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