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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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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would recommend VR Rotorua Lake Resort to all visiting Rotorua. Excellent property, friendly staff, good service. Have a very relaxed and peaceful weekend stay. Will love to stay there again. Beautiful lake side rooms were a Bonus.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at VR Lake resort for two nights. The rooms were clean and spacious. We had amazing lake view. The staff are friendly and efficient. Overall it is good value for money.We will definitely visit again and recommend it to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I travelled with a friend after purchasing a Grabone voucher for VR Lake Resort. Really lovely place to stay just outside Rotorua, with gorgeous grounds right on the lakefront - Lake Rotoiti not Lake Rotorua, smaller and prettier, with an island in the middle and black swans swimming on the lake! The staff were friendly, funny and helpful and picked... More 

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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. Our property is certainly unique, that is what we are most proud of. We take immense pleasure in being able to serve our guests every day and enjoy what we do. Thank you so much for your praise for our staff members. All our team actively read Trip Advisor and Guest Feedback... More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was clean and warm, it wasn't big, not much room to move about but ok, bathroom was a nice size, clean and nicely decorated. The weird bit was there was a huge hole in the wall (on purpose) between bedroom and bathroom with shutters on, you could lie in the bath, open shutters and see the lake or... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, We are very glad that you discovered us on Trip Advisor and shared your experience with VR Rotorua Lake Resort. All the guest loves the sliding doors between the bathrooms and the rooms, which makes our property unique . Unfortunately, this was not the case with you. We do have premium suite room which have spa bath... More 

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Comfortable hotel with Beautiful lake views and surrounding scenery. A place you wish to tell others about. Friendly staff throughout. Had a delicious dinner meal accompanied by good service. We will be back

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thanks so much for your review. We are pleased that you found everything to your liking. Looking forward to your next visit at VR Rotorua Lake Resort. Regards, Vivek More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't really fault my stay at VR Rotorua Lake Resort. The staff were lovely and picked my friend and I up from town and also dropped us back when we departed. The views are stunning. and the grounds are stunning to walk around. We ate in the restaurant which was also really nice. Would love to stay again. Could... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, It is great to hear that you had a first class stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to review VR Rotorua Lake Resort ! We hope you will come back and visit us soon! Regards, Vivek More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Classy hotel with beautiful lake-side views, extensive breakfast buffet, and extremely friendly/helpful staff. The day we were leaving to drive to Wellington the roads closed, and we were forced to make other arrangements. The reception staff called roadwatch services for us to find out all they could, and when we realised we couldn't drive they allowed us behind reception to... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are very glad to hear that you had a very positive experience! We pride ourselves on our friendly and efficient staff, so it is wonderful to hear that they assisted in making your stay even more enjoyable. Please stay in touch with us and we look... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An older exterior, but tidy and relatively modern on the inside. Lovely bathroom and lake views. Bed was a bit old and saggy, and noise from the hall and adjacent rooms carried through a bit. Desk staff were quite helpful in making sure flowers for the wife were delivered to our room before our arrival. Location is a lovely quiet... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and it was lovely to meet you both. Sorry to know that your restaurant experience was not at top notch. Do let us know via phone or email whenever you wish to stay again with us and... More 

Surrey, Canada
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel on the lake. Quiet. Friendly staff that were very helpful. The restaurant was average but so much to choose from in Rotorua. A short drive into the city. Rooms were clean and spacious we would return.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thanks for discovering us on Trip advisor and publishing a feedback. Appreciate your kind words for my staff. Hope you had a great time in beautiful country New Zealand and reach safe back home. Please be in touch and we will be looking forward to your next visit at VR Rotorua Lake Resort. Regards, Vivek More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place to spend our leisure time with a luxurious feeling. The resort is nice. Our room was great. But it was the staff who really made our stay great. The staff were friendly. It's extremely well-maintained. I loved the food, especially the breakfast. Impeccable hospitality. Everything about our stay was perfect.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are very glad to hear that you had a very positive experience! We pride ourselves on our friendly and efficient staff, so it is wonderful to hear that they assisted in making your stay even more enjoyable. Please stay in touch with us and we look... More 

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