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Studio Motel

315a Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Narrogin, Australia
8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's in pretty good location, very drive able distance from most of the tourist attractions in Rotorua. My favourite thing was how cute and functional the rooms are! The gentleman who owns it is also very knowledgeable on the area and was very helpful with attractions and discounts.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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91 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a couple of nights this week with a friend. We had two units, a King and Queen, just across the way from each other. Both were clean and tidy, although possibly a bit dated now, however we slept well so no problems with the beds. The manager was very friendly and helpful with suggestions for sightseeing in... More 

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Thank LynB1
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival, we were greeted by what we thought was a friendly, approachable man. He did not hesitate in telling us about his extravagant life or telling us what activities we had to do so we could name drop him & strengthen his relationship with other businesses because he is relatively new here. We asked to see the room before... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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93 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a cheap place to stay in Rotorua (because of an UB40 concert skyrocketing the prices of city hotels) we chose this one to sleep at. For one night, it was OK (free parking), but the motel definitely needs a refurbishment. A bit smelly reception, faded walls, furniture and not-always-working wifi aren't the things we would expect.

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Thank Peter S
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Group of 5 staying for one night. Unit had one bigger room with living, kitchen and 3 beds and a smaller room with double bed. The larger room was very crowded and the beds were very small. In my opinion the room can hold 4 people max. The motel is suppose to have sky (cable) channels and they indeed do,... More 

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Thank Billy C
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We liked to stay with Mr. Yong and his staff, and we liked to talk about the things of the world. He had many good ideas about things to do for free or cheap. He even had reduction vouchers for the thermal wonderland of Wai O Tapu. We liked the Samoan village appearance of the whole place. The only drawback... More 

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Thank Horst K
Hastings, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We had a small unit just down the driveway, so had to park at street level outside the office. We were out for most of the time during the day so the smallness of the unit didn't bother us - we had all we needed. On arrival we were assisted with our luggage to our unit which was much appreciated.... More 

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Thank Rose D
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I chose to stay here because it offered something other than a standard type motel unit... cute little thatched huts, painted in soft colours with interesting ceiling beams...quite polynesian...liked that it was detached from others, set in a garden with pleasant outdoooreating area as well.... most of all it was a treat to meet the new owner Daniel and his... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised when we entered our room.Very clean and tidy with everything we needed.Was abit small but hey we weren't going to live there.nice little deck which made it seem roomier and our car park was only meters away which was good.Motel is close to cbd.The only complaints are the extractor fan in the bathroom which was hooked up... More 

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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This motel is a very good option if you are on a tight budget. The rooms are no frills but They have all of the basic necessities. Caution however if you suffer from claustrophobia, you may find it a little disconcerting. Movement in the upstairs rooms can also be heard in the rooms below so can be annoying if you... More 

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