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Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre

4.0 of 5 390 Fenton Street | PO Box 983, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

43 of us started our group tour of New Zealand and Australia along with our group leader on 5th Nov'14 from Rotorua.We all stayed at this hotel on 5th and 6th. After our long travel from India we all were very tired, yet none of us slept because we had to take in the beauty of the simply awesome location... More 

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DistinctionHotels, Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora sujit_11, Really pleased that you have not only enjoyed your time in Rotorua but also your time at our hotel. Yes two days in not enough with the activities on offer here you could be on vacation for a month. We do hope you get to come and visit us again soon. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in at the Distinction who luckily had a family room available and did everything they could to help us. The room was lovely, the staff were completely helpful and we ended up having a great stay. They stored our bikes and were helpful and flexible about our check out time. The staff were friendly and helpful and the... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Merry Christmas bigirishal48, thanks for coming to stay with us. Hope you got to ride through the Redwoods while you were here as they are only a few minutes from the hotel. Glad your stay was most enjoyable and we hope to see you back at the hotel again soon. More 

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to these guys my birthday weekend away was relxing and fun. The kids loved each having the pools and spa pools to play in and the bar and restaurants were great as well. Older hotel but well maintained and clean!! Thanks very much.

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Happy Birthday Luke244 Glad you got to relax and enjoy the time with your family, the outdoor heated pool Jacuzzi and private grotto facilities here are great for that. And it sounds like you got to experience some of of food and beverage outlets as well – there’s something for everyone here, 24 hours per day. Hope we can welcome... More 

Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The hotel was booked on the day and when we arrived it was lovely. The hotel is older but it is in great condition. There is quite a few restaurants and bars to choose from for dinner! We didn't leave the hotel for dinner which was great, We decided Japanese Tapas which was super cheap. They also have another restaurant... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora JoJo0182 from across the Tasman Sea. It’s great you had such a fantastic time at our hotel and got to enjoy not only some of our restaurants but our pool and spa facilities as well. With the direct flight from Sydney to Rotorua we hope to see you again sometime soon. Till then. Safe travels. More 

Frisco, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The hotel is very well maintained and has beautiful landscaping. It has an excellent breakfast buffet. The rooms and beds are roomy and comfortable. Staff will go out of its way to help you. There are no restaurants close and it is a 30 minute walk to town and the museums.

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Texas wow, you’re a long way from home Laurence, I hope your travels are keeping you safe. Were pleased you enjoyed our hotel, the rooms and breakfast and the team. We are a 5 minute drive to town including parking, so it’s not too far to travel, however there are four evening restaurants and bars to choose from, so you... More 

london
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Everything was perfect, from the reception staff, to the hotel rooms, to the location. I cannot fault this place. The staff were so friendly it really made a difference to our stay. They advised us on trips to do and even heated up our own bought food. Parking and wi fi was complimentary which was great. Had a basic gym... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kshipcruise from London, thank you for coming to stay with us recently and for taking the time to write these fabulous comments on the hotel & service you received from our team. We do hope you get to come and visits again sometime soon. We’ll be waiting for you …. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed in there reburished suite and there package deal including dinner and breakfast. The room was spacious and gorgeous, food divine but what was really impressive was their wonderful service. They go out of there way to make your stay enjoyable. Espically the welcome at the front desk. We have stayed there several times now and there wonderful service is... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Kerri H, we appreciate you placing your comments online for us. As a Manager it’s wonderful to hear that the staff do look after you during your time at our hotel – each and every time!. We do have a great team here. Glad you enjoyed one of our newly refurbished Smart Suite’s within the package you booked.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

From the moment we were greeted this hotel knew what hospitality was!!! Welcoming, giving us info we needed to know and then some and just a really welcoming hotel! My kids loved the experience! I was honestly about to pull our family out cause I wanted another place but it was fully booked so my wife booked this place which... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora Pat M, it is with great appreciation that I read your wonderful comments on our hotel and the team and we are so pleased that even after reading a not so positive review you still brought your family and experienced Distinction for yourself. As you know the team do look forward to welcoming you and the family back... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Used this property to stay and for function. The star from start to finish were exceptional. They all made us feel like we were the only people staying there. Were easily, efficintly & professionally able to meet and service our every request. Japanese restaurant while small served very tasty food. The buffet breakfast was great. Eggs & bacon nicely cooked.... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora Robert H, Thank you for placing such wonderful comments regarding our team and the service you received whilst at the hotel during your conference / function. I will make sure the team hear. We hope you got some time out during the event to relax whilst you were here. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Hotel is dated and could do with some updating in the rooms. However, the room was clean and comfortable. Balcony was an unexpected surprise and being able to get fresh air in the room was great. Heater was on full when I arrived and the room was overly warm. Quiet location. Stayed 3 nights and would stay here again, but... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Greetings TerylC, Thank you for your recent stay with us. Were pleased you enjoyed your three nights with us and hope during that time you got to relax in the outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and private Grotto’s and dine in one of our four restaurants and bars on site, our buffet breakfast with a chef to cook. Five points for... More 

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Address: 390 Fenton Street | PO Box 983, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 133
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