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Regal Palms 5 Star City Resort

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350 Fenton Street | Corner Ward Avenue, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Regal Palms Motor Lodge)
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Rotorua for 3 nights with two teenagers in the 2 Bedroom Apartment. Everything was provided in this room that you could possibly need. The spa was enormous. The weather was against us, however we did manage a game of putt-putt. An extensive free DVD collection in reception was of great benefit in this weather. Resort was nice... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The baths were large and beautiful with spa tubs. We didn't use the unappealing high-walled, little, private back patio--but I think it was intended mainly for smokers. Loved the room--comfortable, dvds to borrow, lots of nice little touches. Site facilities were good--small pool, guest laundry, a few holes of mini golf. The pathways were tiled--place had a very nice (almost... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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106 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed here many times over the past 12 years or so, as work uses this for their staff here accommodation... Of course we all love it here and look forward to staying, often for a week or two, and occasionally for extended periods ... The rooms are quite large and well appointed, and the amenities are brilliant and are... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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194 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took some visitors to Rotorua for a few days and we stayed at the Regal Palms. I was trying to rack my brains and remember the really great motel I stayed in some years ago but failed. Then when we turned up at the Palms, I realised this was it! Anyhow, it is definitely deserving of its 5 stars.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located a short drive from the main area in rotorua this was a good base for exploring the area. Probably wouldn't quite call it five star (not that new) but very clean, out studio had a small kitchenette with microwave /cooktop / kettle / toaster and a spa in the bathroom. We are a young couple and it was great... More 

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

I hadn't stayed here for a number of years through the family has been back regularly. My first impression was that the place was as immaculate as it was when new. Beautifully maintained. Housekeeping staff friendly and attentive and rooms faultless. Bathrooms are a particular highlight with the in room spas. The facilities make this perfect for a family holiday... More 

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Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to Regal Palms, a great place to stay. Apartments/rooms are superb, cost is reasonable, facilities for families excellent. We loved playing tennis, the children loved the pool and crazy golf. We toured all over New Zealand and only wish we could have stayed longer. Of all the lovely places we stayed (apart from one) this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for five nights and overall found the accommodation suitable. Pros -Lots of onsite free parking -Free tennis court, pool, mini golf, gym (very small) -Spa in every room -Big rooms and bathrooms -Clean rooms Cons -Slow, slowwww, SLOWWWW, unreliable wifi. On the front sign on the motel it says "ultrafast Internet", sadly it's anything but. 80% of... More 

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Auckland
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there for 3 nights with my daughter & her 20 month daughter. We stayed in a one bedroom unit & I slept on the couch in the lounge which was comfortable. The owners could have build more units on the land but chose to make it so people could enjoy the complexes grounds, tennis court, mini putt, BBQ... More 

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Brussels
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Rotorua many times and prefer the motels to a hotel, rooms are usually larger and you get a small kitchen and often a spa/jacuzzi. The Regal Palms was everything I expected, although my friend's jacuzzi was actually in the corner of the bedroom rather than in the bathroom like ours, which although well vented still seemed to... More 

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