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Golden Glow Motel

253 Fenton St, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #44 of 94 hotels in Rotorua
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 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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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Golden Glow three times. It is a warm and cosy retreat after busy winters' days exploring the thermal wonderland that is Rotorua. The spa is great, the rooms are warm. handy to supermarket and top takeaways, as well as the town itself. Friendly owners and simply a fine place for a cost-effective family stay.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

.This Motel while fairly old is tidy and clean and is located handy to Town. The facilities are good. But the male owner should not be dealing with the public, he is aggressive and vey rude, not really the ideal person to be running a Motel and dealing with the public!

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

Owner was very helpful and offered us discount vouchers to various attractions. Rooms are dated but spotless. The spa pool was a real bonus, well equipped kitchen and good coverage of sky channels. A handy 3-5 minute walk to the main shopping mall. Well worth the money and would stay again.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Helpful Mrs Owner, recommend great place for dinner and a great little walk. Room was clean, tidy and well set up. Found road niose quite loud. Would stay again, private spa pool makes it worth the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for one night. It was very clean and the spa pool made it worth the money. (Although turned off at 10pm to keep noise down for other guests). I would recommend the motel although it's not modern it is still worth the money, very comfy and the lady owner was very helpful when we... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Mrs Owner was friendly however Mr Owner was rude and showed no care or interest in you staying. It was like dealing with a obstructive arrogant child. I would of changed hotel if I could have. Decor could do with moderising.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Surprisingly quet at night although the hotel stays on the main road. Good spa and shower. Well equipped kitchen with fidge, microwave and bench top stove One drawback - there wasn't a hair dryer in the unit Otherwise everything was perfect Will come back again

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed four days at the "GOLDEN GLOW MOTEL" & found the owners & staff of high standards, the unit was clean, warm, & very comfortable, the spa was well used by our family. Very handy to town & supermarket. We would stay there again.

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Darwin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We enjoyed our stay so much the first night that on our way back from Taupo we decided to stay again.Hosts were lovely and very helpful.The spas were fantastic.Beds were super comfortable highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Spotlessly clean with all that we required for our 4-night stay. It also gave great intellectual exercise ( essential for old codgers ) in coming to grips with the mysteries of the two controllers needed to operate the TV.

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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
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style
#31 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Freshly refurbished 19 spacious Studio & Family units with bench top & microwave cooking. Private spa pool in unit. Centrally heated. 50+ Sky TV channels. Off street parking. (1 car per unit). Short walking to city centre - restaurants - shopping mall etc. Opp Mad Butcher - fruit & veg - florist - Countdown Supermarket. Friendly & FREE advise on what to see and do in the area. ... more   less 
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