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Ambassador Thermal Motel

Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #40 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good walking distance to Eat Street. Bathroom looked recently up dated and shower was great. Found the bed very uncomfortable- soft and lumpy- however the overall room is clean and basic with plenty of room. Even in winter the room was quite warm- a very efficient but slightly noisy oil heater. The girl at reception wonderfully helpful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A really excellent two nights in a spacious and well equipped apartment in the centre of Rotorua near to all ameneties, gardens, thermal pools etc. Very friendly staff who run a first class motel. Many thanks for an excellent stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

As I always plan my trips at last moment, I arrived in Rotorua without any idea about where I would spend the night. I've been advised by the i-Site to opt for Ambassador Thermal Motel, which seems to be the best option still available. And it was ! Ideally located in Rotorua city center, near the beautiful lake and only... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We stayed for two nights and enjoyed our stay. The location is great, within walking distance of the lake, supermarkets and the town centre. The room was well decorated and of a good size with Queen bed, single bed, kitchen area, dining table, standing fan and decent size bathroom with good shower. The high ceilings gave it a good open... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Ignore Fenton Street motels and book here! The lady at reception was lovely and we virtually blew in off the street and paid only $115 for the night. It is close to restaurants, shopping, Government Gardens and the lake. Do not look too closely to the outside of the building as it needs some maintenance, but the rooms are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This place is a God's send! Friendly and warm service, nothing was a problem. Good, clean, spacious room and the facilities were all in working order. Great room for a great price - will be staying here again. Thank you to the fabulous hosts!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This motel is very close to the lake and the eat st area of Rotorua. The facilities are great with an onsite thermal mineral pool, spa and swimming pool. The rooms were very spacious with a bedroom with a queen bed & 2 singles in the lounge room. Only downside was that our room was on the second floor with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Room was reasonable for price however it was a very warn and humid night which was made worse as the room lacked aircon instead had pedestal fans. You can walk to government gardens and Rotorua Museum as well as shops etcfrom the motel so location was great. Obviously a smelly town which takes some getting used to. The spa was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

What a great place. Check in was fast and friendly with plenty of help for things to see and do. Had a 1 bedroom unit, first floor. Good clean unit with a kitchen and living area. 2 single in the living area and a double and single in the main bedroom, perfect for a family.Plenty of street parking too.We had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Nice big room and good bathroom and wifi. Friendly welcome from reception and helpful in booking some cabs for us. Did not get a chance to use the pools. Really good location. Few mins walk to the lake and only five mins to the centre of town with lots of restaurants and shops.

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