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Sport of Kings Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   6 Peace St | Fenton Park, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 93 hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the 4th or 5th time I have stayed here - On arrival the owners recognised my vehicle and were straight out with the key to the room. Any request is no problem at all - Often offering to go WAY above the call of duty for the guests. Very friendly and talkative. Couldnt recomend more highly! Well priced,... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the second time we have stayed at Sport of Kings and once again we were not disappointed. Tristen and Pete are so friendly and welcoming. The room was perfect. Modern with its own spa pool, comfortable beds, heating and self contained if you fancy cooking. Nice touches like freshly ground coffee are what make places stand out and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly reception from the hosts when we arrived, Great clean modern rooms with central heating (radiators) so my wife and children where happy as they do not like the cold winter nights, Even happier when they found out the pool was heated and at 36 degrees. A swim ensured the kids tired out and slept soundly for the night. allowing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love staying at the Sport of Kings Motel. The rooms are beautifully clean, warm and comfortable. It is very quiet. The heated outdoor pool is a great place to relax regardless of the weather. Tristan and Peter are wonderful hosts, what a treat it was to be given freshly ground coffee on arrival. (The art work on the walls... More

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Sydney, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our unit had been refurbished since our visit last year. Very well done and fine attention to detail. Love the addition of a drinking water filter. Of course the luxurious private spa at 39 degrees had not changed. Nor had the finest service - from early check-in (to change for a wedding) to restringing my beads in a hurry. And... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely clean warm rooms, thoroughly enjoyed hot tub in suite. Perfect way to end the day. Friendly, helpful staff. Offered vouchers for activities we were going to do which was great. Very impressed, would definitely stay there again, Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice warm welcome, took us to our room, offered to make reservations, told us where to dine, etc. Fast internet service. Nice thermal heated spa in unit, efficient kitchenette, comfortable recliners. Before arriving worried about possible sulfur smell. Yes, you can smell it but it's not overbearing. Had no problems at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was blown away by the management of this hotel. There with family wanting to enjoy a night out in Rotorua. Pete could not have been kinder, suggested aces to dine and then when taxis were scarce drove us into town and then....offered to pick us up....even tho it took him two trips both ways!! Legend!! The rooms were spotlessly clean,... More

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Opotiki, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night and enjoyed every minute of it. This motel is super clean and comfortable, had everything we needed including a lovely big spa off the bedroom, easy parking out front of unit, a quiet street etc. But best of all was the outdoor heated pool. This was the drawcard for us for booking at Sport of Kings and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a two bedroom unit for two nights. Outstanding friendly service from Tristen who went out of her way to make sure everything was in order. We enjoyed relaxing in the outdoor thermally heated pool which was gorgeous considering it was the middle of winter. Very comfortable beds and overall this is an excellent motel that we would... More

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Address: 6 Peace St | Fenton Park, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sport of Kings Motel 4.5*
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Situated just off the main street and away from busy traffic noise, Sport of Kings is a home away from home! All of our rooms and amenities have been newly refurbished over the past year to provide comfort and relaxation in a peaceful serene environment. We are Kiwi owned and operated and being locals have extensive knowledge of Rotorua and what our amazing city and surroundings has to offer and our hospitality is the best you could find - check out our reviews! Our 16 ground floor rooms range from two bedroom apartments that sleep 6 to one bedroom spa apartments where you can relax in your own private indoor spa pool day and night. Our studio units sleep two or three and are perfect for business travellers or those wanting a quiet comfortable room at a great price! All of our rooms have kitchen or kitchenettes, thermally heated hot water, individually controlled thermal heating, flat screen tv's, satellite channels and free DVD hire. Comfortable lazy-boy recliner chairs are included in most rooms and free unlimited filtered water is available in every room. All rooms are serviced daily! We have two public spa pools and a heated outdoor swimming pool for your use during your stay all year round along with a BBQ and BBQ table poolside which you are welcome to use - a great way to cater for everyone while enjoying the beautiful landscaped surroundings. And to entertain children we have a playground for hours of entertainment. Centrally located close to Rotorua CBD, Thermal Valleys, Maori Hangi and Concert Events and world renowned Mountain Bike Tracks, you have everything at your fingertips. We have a purpose built bike wash down area, storage for mountain bikes and a drying room to get your gear ready for your next ride!! Perfect for families, holiday makers, mountain bikers and business people alike. Our reception is a mini gallery showcasing our own original native bird art which also features throughout our apartments giving Sport of Kings Motel uniqueness not to be found anywhere else. ... more   less 
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