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VR Rotorua Lake Resort

366 State Highway 33 | Mourea, Rotorua 3704, New Zealand (Formerly Amora Lake Resort)
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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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London, United Kingdom
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101 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've visited this resort many times over the years, and it's been good, bad and average over that time - but under the latest management (all Indians) it's a bloody disaster! As the Okawa Bay Lake Resort it was erratic, as the Duxton Lake Rotoiti it was very good, then it was the Amora and the standards started to slip,... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel at Okawa Bay is one of fourteen properties operated by the Indian run VR hotel chain in New Zealand, a relatively new force in the tourist and corporate accommodation industry. The Okawa Bay property (previously Amora Lake Resort Okawa Bay) is beautifully situated right on the lake. Walk out the hotel door onto the spacious lawn and stroll... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four wonderful nights at this delightful spot. The staff could not be more accommodating, the breakfasts are excellent and if you choose to eat dinner with them, you will not be disappointed. We had a suite and the view of the lake was so wonderful to see especially early in the morning. It is a peaceful and relaxing... More 

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

Had a visited V R Rotoura Lake Resort with Friends and Famil. This is the perfect place for the relax holiday. Loved a lot. Staff are so nice and helpful and breakfast was awesome. Great View, Great Staff, Great Service. Will sure to visit again.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review and your kind words . Also i like to thank you for spending a new year eve with us . We feel delighted that your family and friends enjoyed this special occasion with us . We all have a passion for service and it is always nice to see that this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is fantastic and its soo peacefull. Me and my partner had a great stay there. I was very impressed with breakfast options. We had a package deal with free breakfast and they had plenty of options to select from buffet breakfast. I personally think dinner menu should have more options as it was limited. All the staff members were... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us .Your comment in regards to dinner options are noted and has been forwarded to our F&B manager. Thank you and we look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Regards, Vivek More 

Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The VR Resort ( formerly Amora as the hotel constantly reminds you) is an ideal place to stay when "doing Rotorua" . The hotel sits at the head of Lake Rotoiti and is just 20 minutes by car from the hot spots of Whakarewarewa. It has the advantage of being just far enough away from the overpowering smell of sulphur... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thanks for your review. Without constructive feedback we will not be able to improve as a property. I really appreciate your suggestion to include local ingredients in our menu. Your valuable suggestion has been forwarded to concern department . Its not long that we have taken over this Resort and we are in the process of refurbishment.... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been here with my family, stayed for 4 days during xmas holidays. Experienced a wonderful stay with really gud service with nice staff. Food was just like yummmmmm. Rooms are specious n really clean. Only visit this hotel on my next trip to rotorua !!!!!!!!!!!!

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful time at VR Rotorua Lake Resort. Thank you again and we look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Regards, Vivek More 

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

I & my boy friend just checked out the resort yesterday and we had one of the best holiday ever. The resort was just perfect to enjoy our holiday. Peaceful, friendly staff and nice restaurant, etc. We will definitely come back. Thanks to the resort and staffs.

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

Dear Valued Guest, We are delighted to read your awesome review. Thank you for your kind words on the service that you received. We hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Regards, Vivek More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the stay, very friendly staff and great environment, also i think its value for money in what we get. An amazing views. great rooms, will surly come back again when get a chance. must visit for everyone who visits to rotorua. Its an amazing place.

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

Dear Valued Guest, We are thankful to you for your valuable feedback and are happy to note that you had a wonderful stay with us and found our place amazing. Thanks for all the good words , it really encourages us and we now look forward to your next visit. Take care Regards, Vivek More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went down with family and stayed for two nights, great view must admit plus good and friendly service and great experience. has boating and cycling as well which we all enjoyed. Amazing view the management also arranged a boar ride for us which was just amazing. overall i would rate it 5 star and will surly come again.

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

Dear Valued Guest, We wish to thank you for your lovely feedback and are happy to note that your stay with us was top notch.Its good to note that you really enjoyed the boat trip which was specially organised for you by our staff. We now look forward to your next visit. Regards, Vivek More 

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Address: 366 State Highway 33 | Mourea, Rotorua 3704, New Zealand (Formerly Amora Lake Resort)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 44
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