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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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NSW North Coast
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A short trip to Auckland enabled us to do an overnight trip to Rotorua. We stayed at the Sport of Kings and it was fantastic. Like many of the previous reviews have said, the hosts Pete and Tristan (unfortunately we didn't meet Mikayla) are absolutely brilliant. They couldn't do enough for us. Even before we arrived they assisted with several... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our stay here, we were made to feel really welcome by the wonderful hosts. They gave us a tour of the motel, some milk and freshly ground coffee on arrival. They were even happy to give us seconds. The hotel was very clean, and the heated pool was lovely! Will absolutely stay again when in Rotorua

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Mirboo North, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived we felt at home. Pete, Tristen and Mikayla made us feel like old friends. We were really happy with our room, especially the large spa and the large spacious warm room heated thermally, it was amazingly quiet and dark with no street lights which made for a great uninterrupted sleep.We enjoyed staying there so much... More 

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Dallas
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time at our recent stay. Tristen, Pete and Makayla were wonderful hosts--very friendly and helpful. Thanks for a great experience in Rotorua. We are a family group of 6 with 3 teenagers who loved the Ogo balls recommended by Tristen.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our stay. Excellent welcome along with tour of facilities. Aware of our needs with free wifi and freshly ground coffee (what more could you want!) Room was spacious, up to date décor although not ultra modern, and spa facilities looked great although we had no time to make use of them. Tucked away off the main drag a... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is great fun and owned by a lovely couple who really look after you, making sure you have fresh milk and coffee and checking all of your activities are all lined up. really fun room - ours had a hot tub attached which was fantastic!

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auckland NZ
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the very second we entered the reception area we felt as if we were visiting close friends. The welcome was warm, the advice on dining & attractions was accurate & the accommodation very clean & comfortable. Although very conveniently just off of a main road our front unit was amazingly quiet. The swimming pool at 36 was delightfully relaxing... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an older motel that has been renovated. Our standard one bedroom apartment was generally everything that it was advertised to be but I had some difficulty in accepting it as 4 ½ stars quality. It is officially rated so it must meet the standard however to me the quality of fit out, furnishings and appliances in our room... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came down for the Rotorua Marathon at the beginning of May and couldn't ask for a better place to stay. We stayed in a King Studio and it was clean, very warm and cosy and can't fault the place. Very easy to see the reason why they are #1 accommodation in Rotorua. The hosts were so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a perfect location. In a side street, so not a lot of traffic. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. They couldn't do enough for us, organizing all our time, so that we got the best of Rotorua in the short time we were there. Wifi is free and they supply really good plunger coffee in... More 

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