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Sport of Kings Motel

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6 Peace St | Fenton Park, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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133 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed overnight here. Location is good on a side road where there are many similar motels leading into downtown. The motel is not new or modern but above average for motels in this price range. Service was with a smile, friendly and efficient. The unit we got was clean, and big enough for the four of us, although there... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tristan and Peter made us at home as soon as we arrived, really going above and beyond. The facilities were great and our room was comfortable. Centrally located so it was easy to get to all of the local site seeing spots.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tristan and Peter were incredibly warm and welcoming. It was raining when we arrived in Rotorua so we were unable to do nay site seeing. we decided to see if we could check in early. Tristan instantly welcomed us and said even if the room wasn't ready we could use the pool as it was geo thermal heated and the... More 

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Whangamata, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right from the start the hosts could not have been friendlier or more accommodating. The room was comfortable (the beds great!) and very clean. The outdoor pool was a great temp at 36 degrees and the spas perfect at 39. The motel is just off Fenton street and being at the southern end was very quiet. Not a car or... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great three night stay in Sport of Kings. We had a one room spa apartment and absolutely loved having our own spa pool! The pool outside was also really nice, even in the middle of winter! The hosts were incredible, so willing to offer advice and recommendations and give us everything we needed. Location was good -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely motel with a very welcoming feel. The owners are lovely and welcome you with fresh ground coffee! We opted for a hot tub in the room and it is an absolute must,lovely and relaxing in a nice quiet location. The kitchenette is very well equipped and offers what you'd have at home. Very comfy bed and great location.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The minute we arrived, we were enveloped in the warmest hospitality from the gorgeous hosts. The 2br room was perfect for our family of four, very cozy yet spacious, and with every amenity. Pete and Tristen answered all of our questions, and nothing was too much trouble. Even their sweet daughter Mikayla took our kids off to play. Rotorua has... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night in a deluxe studio, which we considered to be excellent value for money. Our room was very comfortable and clean with reclining chairs. The owners were very helpful in advising us what to see on what was our second visit to the area. We had visited two of the thermal sites, but hadn't visited the free... More 

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

In all my years of traveling and staying in motels I have never come across such friendly helpful owners. Nothing was too much trouble and even made dinner reservations for us. It made our stay special. The rooms were very quiet which is a bonus in such a central location.

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

Recently 6 old friends visited Rotorua together...one of our best decisions was choosing to stay at the Sport of Kings Motel....it was FANTASTIC! We chose 3 spa rooms, each with a private outdoor spa, a living / kitchen and separate roomy bedroom. The spacious rooms were IMMACULATELY clean and well presented (and the brand new beds were VERY comfortable -... More 

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