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Havana Motor Lodge

1078 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Ranked #80 of 94 hotels in Rotorua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014
tesandsai Hastings, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At $130 way over the top for a 1970 style motel. There are MANY motels around at under $100 in Rotovegas but I was taken in by the Winterisation AA deal petrol deal. 99cents a litre off on 50 litres so take that off the $130 and $80 would be about right.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have stayed here two years in a row, first time no problems, but second time we had issues There were 5 of us staying for the Raggamuffins concert in February 2014 minimum stay was 2 nights (was only one night the year before) I paid in full via credit card through AA travel. After the first nights stay, early... More

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SA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for with hotels, sure it was cheap and a bit dated and the gentleman was very friendly. Why was the smell worse inside the room than outside? Found it difficult the sleep due to the oppressive sulphur smell. The smell was present but mild and fine across the town....until we got back to the Havana... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Sure, it's a bit basic and dated but the rooms are always warm and clean and it's great to soak in the hot pools after biking or walking. In the centre of town so no need to use the car to go out for a feed. Large rooms with a kitchen, great for family stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Nice & close to the city centre - rooms very warm & the pool was great.. DOWNSIDE: The shower was terrible - Could not find 'warm,' it was either way too hot or freezing. No in between! We were not left any spare toilet paper & they only left milk in the fridge the 1st day there (we stayed 3... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Stayed with Jan & Merv twice on one holiday Feb/March 2014. Very convenient location, great outdoor pool and indoor thermal pools. Jan very friendly, welcoming and accommodating. Helped with local information. Very large comfortable room. All in all a good place to stay.

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auckland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Havana has a great pool plus mineral pools. Great basic accommodation and so close to the lake. shops and restaurants. staff very helpful. Would definitely stay again as it was my 4th stay there. Took my grandson who loved the swimming pool I would say the pool is better than the Novotel indoor pool(no spa pools or saunas bur the... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Worst experience ever staying at this motel!My family has booked a studio unit for three days via bookings.com and sent out a special request stating that there will be two adults and a child in total. Owners didn't seem to have bothered reading this as they have received the booking but booked in with two people (strange enough they charged... More

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Good basic accommodation which was clean and tidy. The heated outdoor pool is superb. The indoor mineral pools were a little hit and miss - they were a bit too hot or a bit too cold but very nice anyway. Nice and close to the Lakefront and QE Spa. Just what we were looking for for a one night getaway.

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I stayed three weeks as this motel Sept 2013 and found it to be a very good place to stay. During this time the host Jan was very friendly and accommodating and went above and beyond (even lending me her car so that I didn't have to walk to the supermarket as I have a partial disability and did not... More

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Address: 1078 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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