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Malones Motel

321 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #72 of 95 Hotels in Rotorua
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Auckland, NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked online the larger room 40 m2, and we had 3 staying. The receptionist lady was very friendly and helpful, and gave us a chocolate bar for our unwell child, very thoughtful. The room was in the front block on Fenton - , room 204, but not noisy, well insulated , warm and had all the amenities we needed. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Dated and shabby. Cigarette butt on floor even though they claim that their rooms are smoke free. Asked for a refund as we couldn't bring ourselves to stay there and were told that we were lying about the cigarette butt. We walked away and stayed somewhere else for the same price but bigger room and it was actually clean!! Disgusting... More 

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Culverden, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Value for money, spa was great, would have been nice to have heated towel rails in bathroom as towels were damp from spa bath. Plus a heater in there as well Staff obliging. Our heater in room didn't give out much heat so they were only to happy to give me an extra to put in room.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't go back... pillows were horrible. Very hard. Heater didn't work properly, mold in the spa room (fan didn't work in there either). There were fake flowers in there but they were covered in black mold. Rules written everywhere. Don't do this, stain this and you will be charged. Maids don't clean the dishes. Wasn't cleaned properly as there... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Friendliest of welcomes - clearly happy to assist to make stay as good as possible. Clean and comfortable rooms. Beds starting to show some age but very good value for money. Spa per room an impressive extra. Definitely go back.

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brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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 March 29, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 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 March 16, 2015

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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