We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Malones Motel

321 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Malones Motel
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Ranked #75 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Rinanonym C Metro Manila, Philippines
Add Your Review

36 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    8
    15
    8
    2
    3
See reviews for
11
15
4
3
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (36)
  • Mar-May only
    (8)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (7)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (12)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (9)
All months
Metro Manila, Philippines
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night with my husband, sister in law & her family (with kids). We had a really great time. Kids enjoyed the spa. Beds were comfy, kitchen was well equipped. Host assisted us with travel tips. My only gripe was the small shower area. Overall, a fun & pleasant stay & I recommend this place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband and I manage to get away once a year. this time we had to try somewhere new as our usual wonderful place was fully booked.After doing some research I chose Malones. DONT BELEIVE THE PICTURES!!!. On making the booking I had to repeat our details to the asian man numerous time. On arriving still had details wrong. Was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

staff are extremly friendly and nice, can see there is many hotels in the area. I think we did well for the price and location. Car parking at your front door and free internet. Loved the huge spa looks even bigger in person. Wish i could have used it more. Checked out early to do some more travelling and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

the room was great, we booked a large room and the size was perfect.The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. The bathroom was a little bit dated but nothing to complain about, really enjoyed the outdoor spa

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had a hire car so this place was perfect for us to stay. The owner was wonderful... I needed something printed and he did it for me no problem! The room was HUGE! We had a kitchen and spa, which was wonderful, and the room was clean, quiet and comfortable. Would highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Rotorua is beautiful and I have never seen so many hotels/motels in one area ever. Nor have I ever seen so many signs announcing spas! Malones is in a huge cluster of motels and is fine for the price. It is a fair walk from the town centre though so keep that in mind if you don't have a car.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Zealand
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
19 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Booked in here using Internet booking, got the dates wrong, change was no problem and owner was very helpful. Turned up late as we missed a turnoff, not a problem either! The room was one with a private spa, living area and bedroom area were lovely. The kitchen bathroom area was dated but clean and tidy, nice towels and super... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed here for one night, booked online the motel sounded good, the room we had was downstairs at the front, we were very disappointed with it, it had a big spa in a dark room, was hard to get into the spa and the shower head was on the wall above the spa high up, I couldn't reach it.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Found this Motel to be adequate, clean and tidy. Dated Décor but comfortable beds. Friendly staff and reasonable rates. Everything you require for a comfortable stay. Spa pool was nice. Don't expect too much when staying here, Ideal for a budget traveller.

Was this review helpful? Yes
tamworth
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Rooms large but very worn. We had ones with private spa baths which would have been wonderful except the surroundings are damp and need a really good clean. Lots of hot water and buddles supplied. Lots of road noise and about 15 mins walk to places to eat. Bedding very clean

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

17 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (17)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Other (6)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question