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Golden Glow Motel

3.0 of 5 253 Fenton St, Rotorua, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

nice and friendly owners. straight forward payment and shown to our room very quickly. clean place nice design. would have given 5 star if toothbrush and toothpaste was provided though. there was some steady noise coming from next to our wall throughout the whole night, sounded like an electric pump, but it somehow became hypnotizing and helped sleep later on... More 

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Parma, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night before doing the Tongariro crossing: quiet and clean motel room with fantastic private spa! Well equipped and well serviced. Free wifi but coverage not so good. No complaints, fully recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a family room, one double (or queen) and a single in the main living area. The photos online do not do justice - looks a little 1980's wine cooler in the photos, especially the spa photos. But in reality - the decor is vibrant, bright and cheerful, and the rooms are spotlessly clean and comfortable. The spa is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay here several times a year and always find it good, clean and well serviced. Only complaint was with the "free WiFi" which only gave us 200MB (in theory) but the coverage was very poor and we had to re enter the access code each time we tried to go on the Internet so gave up. Excellent private spa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommended. Well equipped and very clean and well serviced. Excellent private Spa. Having written all that I feel is necessary to praise this Motel I cannot understand why TripAdvisor will not accept less than 200 characters.

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Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I stayed one night at this motel. The owner was very friendly when I arrive. The unit was very comfortable Great outdoor spa pool, great sky 50+ channels only negative I got is internet connection is very poor, to connect the internet I would have to go outside to get a good connection otherwise I will stay at this motel... More 

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Temuka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Lovely service and we had a ground floor unit. Quiet/park outside unit/spa out back and such lovely decor. Units were clean and tidy and nice and warm. Bed comfortable. Apart from the smell I love Rotorua and this is handy to everything. Would return.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A great place to stay! this motel is conveniently located, close to town and supermarkets. The units are very well presented, warm and comfortable. Our ground floor unit slept three, and included a spa bath. It was easy to prepare simple meals in the kitchen. Wi-fi was freely available and there was a great TV package. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Lovely, clean and fresh rooms with recently updated decor. Room was spacious and warm with good sized kitchenette. Beds new and very comfortable. Private Spa pool an added bonus that the kids really enjoyed. Friendly owners and overall great value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our family room was very clean, quiet and warm. Spa pool was great and parking at front of door was useful. Owners very helpful with information about Rotorua and provided discounts. An enjoyable stay.

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Address: 253 Fenton St, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Glow Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Hotel Style:
#28 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#31 Family Hotel in Rotorua

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