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BEST WESTERN Braeside Resort

#17 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
4 Barnard Rd, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #17 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

A super stay that was full of wonderful extras. We ate at the restaurant the first night which was really delicious and convenient. The pool area was great and provided both sun and shade. We had a great welcome and when we checked out they looked after our bags whilst we did an activity in town. I would certainly stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The unit we were in was next to the reception but it was quiet. Solid doors. Well equipped with the necessary and good equipment for cooking. The unit furnishing and essentials provided are good. Bed is comfortable. Rainbow Springs Wildlife is just across the road. Shopping is just a short drive away.

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Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

we have enjoyed our stay here everytime. friendly service,clean rooms,lovely spas, friendly ducks to feed :) great for a getaway and wouldnt hesitate to recomend to anybody. find the beds and pillows comfortable. even the cleaners are cheerful which i think says alot.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights with two children. Friendly, extremely clean, great restaurant, kids playground, heated outdoor pool and two spa pools. It is right opposite the Luge, and an easy drive to everything else. We couldn't have asked for better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stayed there for a night recently, our room was of a good size, bed was comfortable and close enough to town. Cleanliness is already important and Best Western Braeside didn't disappoint. We were given a spa room but there were enough activities in Rotorua to keep us away from the room! Like most accommodation it was close to a main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights . The hotel is located about 10 mins drive from the city centre, which is good because the city smells of Sulphur. The cottage is a 1bhk duplex , with living, dining, kitchen, 1 washroom on the ground floor, and the room & 1 washoom on the 1st floor. The spa tub is in the... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights here and we had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay. The room was quite spacious and the room and bathroom were very clean and well maintained. The kitchen had all that we needed and more, although we did not cook when we were there, it would not have been an issue. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This Best Western hotel is a 10 minute drive from the city but away from the smells and across the road from Skyline Rotorua. Ogo is also within walking distance. The rooms are spacious with some having an outside spa on the balcony. Our room also had a pretty stream bubbling away below the balcony. The bathroom is clean and... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Rotorua Braeside Resort was all I imagined and more.It was right next door to the Luge and therefore perfectly situated for the teenage members of our party. It had also ticked the hot pool box which was another requirement. Before we we arrived I had had a great conversation with the owner about what we needed as a family... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Do not go there if you are looking for a warm cosy place. It is very old fashioned, not very clean, the old furniture has lots of stain and unpleasant smell, poor lighting, stained carpet. The bed are not really comfortable if you remove the sheet you discover lots of stains and smell on the duvet. The kitchen is not... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Braeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear frenchiesnz, I am very sorry you did not enjoy your stay. I am surprised by your comments as they go against the flow of other comments on this site which are usually most complimentary about our standards of housekeeping and our new furnishings. We have checked all our kitchens and all have the full complement of kitchen equipment and... More 

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