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Regent of Rotorua

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1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 2 nights. Our room was very nice. Great decorating and all the amenities. The hotel looks like a refurbished "motel", that was very well done. Upon arrival we found some repairs were needed and they were taken care of right away. The breakfast was not the typical buffet we had grown accustomed to on our tour, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Rotorua during our honeymoon and stayed at this boutique hotel and the experience was amazing! Daryn was spot on with service helping us book reservations, give us tips on where to eat and visit, and was just pleasant to see every day. The rest of the staff was great and so helpful. Our room was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed there for 2 nights in late Feb 2015. - Big room, nicely decorated - very friendly and helpful staff with good customer service (that is actually fabulous compared to the general lack of customer service in NZ) - given the lack of decent restaurants in town, the Regent also has one of best restaurants

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Bel Air, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So, I was curious what I would find with this hotel based on some of the Trip Advisor reviews. Well, no worries, as I found the Regent unique and special in so many ways. True, it is a renovated motel. True, the owners have done a fabulous job with the renovations. True, I would stay here again in a heartbeat.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As soon as we pulled in we were taken by the cleanliness and design of the place, and our stay lived up to this first impression. We were warmly welcomed by the owners, who were genuinely keen to help with anything they could. The hotel is beautifully appointed, with lots of nice touches (there is a geyser-fed hot tub, and... More 

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North East England
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80 reviews 80 reviews
70 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is very central and there is lots of easy parking available. Rooms and bathrooms are bright and modern and while bedrooms are small they are very comfortable. -Be aware that there is a microwave, fridge, crockery etc but it is not really set up for full self catering and there isn't even a sink to wash up other... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at a conference in Rotorua and decided to eat out one night. We were recommended the Regent as a good place and it proved to be excellent. The food was outstanding. I had scallopes and the soup. Both were delicious. The service was also very good. Would definitely recommend this place for dinner. The decor is not to... More 

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Boston
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a town filled with dodgy-looking motels, some of which look straight out of a horror movie, the Regent is more than a breath of fresh air. The two gentleman who greeted me at reception provided outstanding customer service and were always so friendly; in fact, in a country which in my experience has been full of really nice people,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Lonely Planet and booked the Regent on their recommendation. We were not disappointed. We were made very welcome by Darryn and his colleague from the outset, very helpful in offering local advice regarding location of sights and potential other dining. Very comfortable clean apartments, a little small compared to some others in New Zealand, but well equipped. We... More 

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Whitsundays
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our trip to NZ, Rotorua was the only place I was struggling to find accommodation. We ended up staying here based on all the reviews. One review stuck in my mind... the reviewer says "you can put lipstick on a pig but it's still a pig" at the time I thought it was harsh but there is a lot... More 

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