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Golden Glow Motel

253 Fenton St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met by staff very friendly and helpful showed to our room ,very clean and tidy and reasonable price to ,lots of shops to visit and have some very nice things to buy ,local foot store over the road so it can be cheap to make a good meal in your motel as iv found nz can be expensive ,spar in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here. We were two couples so had connecting rooms 1 and 3, each with a private bathroom and a spa in between. Each room also has cooking facilities and a fridge. The motel is close to downtown, and has free wi-fi. A great place to stay.

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Taihape, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights over new years,room was clean and tidy and the spacious spa pool was well needed after a long day.The owners and staff were Awesome!Thanks Victor,Anthea and the rest of the team!We'll be back :)

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Thank riku2016
Coromandel, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although the location was good and the motel clean with a crisp decore I wouldn't stay here again. Unfortunately the shower is over the spa pool. The taps are by the shower head so a smaller person would need to get out of the shower to use the taps. It was ok for my taller husband but I decided that... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I know it's cheap and all but it was one of my worst stays here in New Zealand. First of all, the entertainment. Oh my god. The television could not be switched to any other channel besides channel one. When I pressed the remote to go to another channel the television would say "this function is not available right now".... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

A basic value for money motel conveniently located close to attractions, shops and take away. Helpful friendly staff and a great private spa pool. The room was clean and spacious although the internet allowance could have been more generous.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Only stayed one night in this motel. It was clean bright and very relaxing with the personal hot tub in the apartment. The owners couldn't have been more helpful even offered to give us a lift to the supermarket. My friends and I would recommend this motel.

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Thank Martyn281170
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The room we stayed in was clean and comfortable, had everything we needed, our 2 little ones loved the spa pool. It is located quite close to shops and restaurants, literally just around the corner. The young couple who recently took over the ownership were very friendly and welcoming. When we arrived earlier than expected, he was putting a fresh... More 

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Auckland
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The one bedroom unit that we (2 adults, 1 child) shared had everything we needed, was very clean and comfortable and for an older motel, tastefully decorated. The heating was on when we arrived on a very mild day, so we turned that off, but still found we were roasting hot in the room all night. This was in early... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last night for our 7th year anniversary had complication with website when trying to pay as it kept saying pay at check-in I felt like it was a fault in the website but on arrival the owners obviously blamed us as they were shockingly rude and if I wouldn't have had to pay full to cancel on the... More 

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