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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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lovely two nights at Sport of Kings. It's an older motel but the rooms have been nicely refurbed. They have everything you could want in a motel, but the in-room spas were my favourite touch. Wi-fi, BBQ, heated pool and all in a near package for a good price with friendly and helpful staff. Not sure what... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To start off with the staff were just the friendliest people I've come across. We had a warm welcome, advice about the area and even given a little tour around the place. The room was clean and comfortable and the recliners were a welcome change from sitting on a bed all the time. I can't fault anything. The private spa... More 

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Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upon our arrival the owners were absolutely amazing nothing was a problem. Helped us find lovely meals. Tourism places for the few days and even assisted with getting our washing organised. What a lovely couple of hosts. The rooms are great so clean and everything u need. Spa was amazing and pool is lovely. So much local Knowledge so we... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people who run this motel are incredibly welcoming and cannot do enough to make your stay the absolute best! The units were very clean, modern and warm. The spa was excellent. We have over the years stayed in many motels including some extremely good ones, but this was the best! It would be the only motel where we have... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every year in July we find ourselves returning to the Sport of Kings for a winter break. We really enjoy the outdoor heated pool. Its great to be in the pool even when the weather is so bad you can't do any other outdoor activities.The unit is warm and cosy. The managers are very friendly and helpful. The motel is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place to stay in Rotorua. Never have we felt so welcomed and well looked after. The wonderful people that run this motel do such an amazing job- completely attentive, lots of discounts, free wifi, heated pool and spa access 24/7, freshly ground coffee and a bottle of milk on arrival! What more could you ask for? Can't recommend highly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great experience at Sport of Kings. The accommodation was clean, warm and cosy. The living space small but perfectly fine if you intend to be out and about most of the time which we were. The hosts are super nice people. Very friendly and relaxed and more than happy to do anything they can to assist. They are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Trista and her husband were the nicest, most welcoming, generous people in all the places we stayed in New Zealand all together. They made our experience in Rotorua so pleasant and affordable that we stayed another night. They even got brand new mattresses and upgraded us to the deluxe suit with no additional cost just for the heck of it!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of seven and I, stayed here for 4 nights. We were totally amazed at the service and hospitality of both the owners and cleaners. The motel rooms were very modern-day, with warm complimentary colours to match inside. The Motel itself has a spectacular location as it is just off the main road giving peace and quiet. Tristan and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property and management are TOP NOTCH!! The room was perfect!!!! Cozy and warm with EVERY DETAIL thought of for us weary travelers. The beds were comfy and the geothermal heating most welcome on our cold July night. We had a late check in and the hosts (the most professional) were very accommodating. We loved their selection of teas and... More 

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