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Ambassador Thermal Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #45 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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83 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Mannheim, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location, a little bit dated but we'll equipped. Nice kitchen. Little balcony. Nice helpfull host. Free use of minarl pools included in price. Daily cleaning of rooms and nice fresh towels. Good bed.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first impression of the building comes a bit as a shock, but after that it is nothing but nice surprises. The friendly lady-owner gave me a towel on arrival, which I used right away for a dip into the warm water of the small outdoor-swimming-pool, as well as for the hot indoor mineral pool. The room with balcony was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Sometimes, by the time I get round to submitting a review, I see little point as I have nothing to add. In this case I agree with the majority of the reviews - friendly, well kept, with good facilities, but could be modernised - however that would raise it a price bracket. The thing I can add is about the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Our second stay here, it still is a very well kept clean motel. Suitable for us and our grandchildren. The spa was so handy to units 21 and to 2 we could supervise children from our kitchen. We love the healing hot mineral pools at this motel as they are the same as the water at the spa in Queen... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in March in a one-bedroom apartment. As others have mentioned the place is a little tired but the central location, lot of space in the apartment, nice cleaning, friendly staff and the pool, spa and hot pool more then offset this. Also the rate was very reasonable so would definately stay here again if we... More 

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Ojai, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The Ambassador is an older motel that is, in the words of another reviewer, a bit tired. As an example, the shower had stains and discoloration that come from age and can't be removed with scrubbing. Otherwise, our room was clean and everything worked. The furniture was in good condition, and the kitchen was well-equipped. The motel has an indoor... More 

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Auckland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A two night stay with 3 children (two teenagers and a 10 year old). This is a motel which is rather tired but it's positive aspects far outweigh this fact. It is centrally based, near Eat Street and with a lovely cafe along the road from the motel. It is also a very short walk across a reserve to the... More 

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stayed in the two bedroom unit for a girls weekend - had everything we needed - small lounge and kitchen, two bedrooms (1 double and a single, and 2 singles) and a bed in the lounge. 2 toilets, and the pool outside. Great for walking into town, pool was warm and great for a post-night out swim. Very reasonably priced.... More 

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Address: Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ambassador Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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