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Malones Motel

321 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #70 of 93 Hotels in Rotorua
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Oakura, Taranaki, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiance and I stayed in an executive suite with an indoor spa. On arrival we were greeted with a smile and they were very helpful when asking for local information, wifi was great and offered more if we needed it. The spa was an awesome size, really fresh and clean in the room. We were away for 2 nights... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I just called to try to make a booking, as the pictures of the Motel were very nice. An Asian boy answer the phone - I have nothing against to an Asian person as I have many Asian friends - but I have to say that this boy had a lot of hard time to communicate with me. Anyway, we... More

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19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights as part of a group. Room was modern with stylish finish and clean. Bathroom had a large spa bath. Free wifi for 30 mins and a new code each day. Had kitchenette which even had washing up liquid and dish towels. Didn't make much use of it but great if you wanted to save and cook... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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31 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed here twice and both times at the back quieter end of the place. The owners are lovely, helpful and couldn't do more. WIFI worked and was free with a voucher. Rooms were clean and big enough for a family, Enough room for everybody and a well stocked little kitchenette with a toaster, kettle and hot plate. The furniture... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Myself and partner stayed in Rotorua over the summer and chose to stay at Malones as we had heard great things-value,service etc..we had an enjoyable time while there! we stayed in the Executive Studio and the room was immaculately clean, we got there after the new furniture was put in and wow! they look really good.Loved the spa pool-great to... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Wi-Fi does not work properly, keeps cutting out, need to put password every time a new page is opened. Carpets were dirty and dusty cob webs and spiders all over even on the dish rack, Kitchen utensils were not washed properly the spatula was not washed since last use. Shower does not work, works as good as using a spray... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Claims you have 6 hours of free wireless, but couldn't connect to their network once, even after help from the office. They say there are 5 sky channels but its all poor reception still on analogue with 2 or 3 sport and two movie channels. The channels are difficult to access and find. They hav'nt been set up properly. One... More

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Address: 321 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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