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Malones Motel

321 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #73 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we recently stayed 2 nights at this motel, it was clean and the room was large, couldn't believe how big the spa was, the reception staff was extremely helpful and polite, the motel was quiet and the car parking was right outside your door,

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be fair to say we were very disappointed as we stayed here a few years ago and had higher expectations. The room we were given really needs refurbishing - rotten skirting in the bathroom, shower patched with a good bit of mould and grubby items in the kitchenette. This at $155 for the night. The receptionist was friendly... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

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Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 

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Perth, Australia
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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 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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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

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Sydney, Australia
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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.

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Melbourne, Australia
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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 

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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 

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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 

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