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Ambassador Thermal Motel

Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
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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 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Comfort and clean motel. Welcoming & friendly owners. Great location walk to town and lake. We had ground floor & had convenient, free parking outside unit. Awesome hot pools for winter break. Highly recommend for families on a budget.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is the second time our family have stayed at this motel. It is reasonably priced, very close to Lake Rotorua and the CBD. It is clean and roomy. We stayed in Unit 4, which has a main room (double bed) and a single bed; with two single beds in the lounge/kitchen area. A very sunny unit as is Unit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

i always enjoy our stays here, very central to eat street, town, govt gardens etc. comfortable spacious rooms, excellent mineral pool available for guests, plus outdoor pool if required.Friendly reception.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Place is a bit dated. Very soft bed. Had a room upstairs something I need to make sure of in future as it is not so easy for us climbing stairs now. Warm room if you work out the heating arrangement. No electric blankets on the beds not such a worry for us but we were with older people and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

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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