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Union Victoria Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   26-28 Victoria Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #29 of 94 hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great value for money. The rooms are well equiped, with heated pools and mineral bath. Easy walking distance to main shopping precinct. Located in a manner where it is easy to go to out of town activities. Owners were friendly, helpful and knowlegeable of the area. Would stay again without hesitation.

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi Ken, Thanks for the great review, we are in a good location nice and handy to the shopping precinct and as you say easy to get to the attractions that is on offer. I hope the rest of your time in New Zealand was as pleasant as your time in Rotorua, thanks again and we hope to see you... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a few nights and the place was great for what we needed! Close to the shops, a short walk to the eating district, and big enough to fit 4 big lads and a girl! Manager was also helpful, and keen to have a chat about the area!! Cheers

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thanks for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and had a good look at what Rotorua has to offer, we do try and point you in the right direction as far as things to see and do the last thing we want is for you to waste you money going to the wrong... More

Kincumber, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there in June 2014. The name alone made it easy to find, and loads of shops across the road made life easy. Rooms were excellent, and the owners (Bruce and Cheri Beesley) were pleasant and helpful. They waited up for us (as we were running late) and then showed us the heated mineral spa and the thermal spa that... More

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi Bernhard, Thanks for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us, the pools are great aren't they especially in the middle of winter on a cold night, thanks again and we hope to see you in the not to distant future. More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good lodgings. Clean,comfortable beds,hot water,nice mineral spa and pool. Very friendly and helpful reception. Close walking distance to amentities, shops and town. Would certainly like to stay there again and to recommend it to our friends.

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, What a nice review thank you, we get a lot of good comments on how comfortable our beds are nothing worse than not getting a good nights sleep when your'e on holiday. We are nice and handy to the shops it's good to be within walking distance and you don't have to worry about parking. thanks again and... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed on several occasions. Very clean and tidy. Great value. Handy to everything. But best of all are the immaculate thermal spa pools. Always clean and nice. Especially nice on a Winters day! And rooms are thermally heated as well. Will return again soon. Service is good. Hosts are friendly and knowledgeable.

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi, Great to have you back again as always and thank you for the nice review, we take pride in our Motel and cleanliness is always on top of the list, thanks again see you soon. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Clean and comfortable, older-style motel with lovely heated swimming pool and 2 private hot spa pools. It was great to come back for a relaxing swim and soak. While older, the place was scrupulously clean and well maintained, the beds comfortable and the rooms warm. Not sure about the noise of the shower base flexing for the people below us... More

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi Carol, Wow what a great review thank you so much. These older Motels have a great feel about them with their large rooms and geothermal heating, we have a lot of positive comments about how comfortable our beds are it makes for a great nights sleep. I know some shower base's move a little but I doubt if that... More

Auckland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great service, really nice people. Everything was clean and tidy. The pools (4) were awesome, really clean and ranged from warm to hot. Rooms were really warm and cosy. Had full ovens in both the one bedroom and studio rooms. Very close to town, but quiet. Would highly recommend.

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you so much for the nice review, the pools and heating are great especially on a cold winters night. The full kitchens are great for family's [and anyone else for that matter] especially with the supermarket across in the mall and it is nice an quiet through the night, thanks again for your comments and we hope... More

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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great location. Eating places and supermarket complex across the road. Very helpful and friendly owners, Very clean and nice room. Had a hot spa which was very relaxing. Everything about this complex was so neat and tidy

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the great review we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and had a relaxing time, the spa is great isn't it takes all the kinks out after a day out taking in all the attractions that Rotorua has to offer. More

Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Hotel owners are very lovely. Room was cosy and comfortable. Excellent facilities. Walking distance of shops. Great location. Love the private spa pools and the fact that the swimming pool is blocked off so the public can not see in. Our room was clean and spacious and the showers were hot with great water pressure. Fantastic heating with the radiator,... More

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Hi Leah, Thanks for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to get out and see some of the attractions that Rotorua has to offer. Hopefully we will see you again in the future. More

Hong Kong
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The Union Victoria has well kept rooms and are of good sizes. The motels own hot pools are also kept lovely and clean are are a real feature of the whole property. The owners themselves obviously spend a lot of time and effort keeping everything tidy and clean. However given all this, these are old breeze block style motels with... More

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Bruce B, Owner at Union Victoria Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for you review, Firstly the Motel was built in 1978, I'm not sure what you mean by tired walls, if you mean the walls should be lined then maybe you are right but that costs a lot of money and would I get return on my investment probably not. You say the room rate is on par with the... More

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Address: 26-28 Victoria Street, Rotorua, 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 star — Union Victoria Motel 4*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#24 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua #24 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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20 self contained Units, 12x Studio Units, 4x One Bedroom Apts, 2x Two Bedroom Apts, 2x Two Bedroom Bungalows.All units are fully self contained with LCD TV's, Freeview, Sky, Telephone, Wi-Fi. All Units are non smoking, check-in from 2.00pm, check-out 10.00am.Off street parking, Guest laundry, Car wash, Games Room, Bike Hire. Outdoor heated swimming pool & toddlers pool , Covered Spa & Genuine Mineral pools.Continental and Cooked breakfast available on request delivered to your room. Rotorua International Airport 20 minutes drive, Sightseeing and tour activities arranged at reception, Thermal areas 5 to 20 minutes drive,Racecourse and Golf course 3 minutes drive,Intercity Bus Terminal 3 minutes drive,5 minute walk to City centre and Restaurants.Countdown Supermarket & Mall directly opposite the Motel. ... more   less 
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