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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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Windsor, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found difficulty booking a room at a Motel or Hotel due to the popularity of travelling on Jan 1st around Roturua.This Hotel was one of very few possible with vacancies.It was expensive.We were delighted with a lovely room overlooking the lake.We were not delighted by slapdash second rate staff who though they smiled appeared to be complete amateurs.Food was... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed here twice now, and both times the food, and staff have been lovely. We have fussy eaters, but they catered to their needs with no issues both times. While a bit out of the city, we liked that, as peacefully and serene even with the kids there, they can run around outside, go down to the lake,... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a month touring New Zealand and this was our first stop. Without doubt one of the worst run hotels I have ever stayed in. Dirty room, appalling food and poorly trained staff. Shame, is that the position and the view are pretty good. We stayed two nights but should have left as soon as we saw our... More 

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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly an evening meal stop only... I wanted to stay! How lovely to dine with such outstanding views of the lake. No other buildings or traffic noise, very peaceful. Our meal was very good and great service. A very pleasurable experience. Thank you!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely service. Tranquil atmosphere. Rooms kept very well. Lake is stunning. Some bird wildlife too! Visited bar (had it to ourselves) pool & spa (not overly modern but kept well) We were allowed a late check out too= happy :) So hard to leave.

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Thank HeavenlyBee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing little spot right on lake Rotorua. Staff were friendly and the room was very clean and spacious. They had a giant chess set out on the lawn by the lake, it was great fun. We even got upgraded from a garden room to a lake side room at no extra charge!

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Thank Alanna R
New South Wales, Australia
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding Service, Outstanding Rooms, Outstanding Food, Outstanding Views. That more or less sums up what you need to know, the rooms have everything you need, are very well presented and very clean. The restaurant serves some of the nicest breakfast we had ever had. The Service was simply top class as we were offered a room upgrade from Garden View... More 

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Thank 231daniel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights but could easily stay there for more...😊 the resort restaurant was delicious and the wait staff were very efficient and funny and friendly and made the kids feel special 😀 the heated pool and spa pools and the sauna were great and we definitely made the most of these. The room we got had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The person that made this trip was Nil the Assistant Manager at the hotel. He is one of the nicest, most genuine people you will ever meet! Became our friend instantly! Highly recommend this place, if you get served by him, you'll be lucky!

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

We visited again last week and once again the service was brilliant everyone was friendly and helpful. This time we had a room upstairs with an even better view than below. The room was great 2 toilets ,twin shower and a large spa bath which we made good use of and never ran out of hot water, the room was... More 

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