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Havana Motor Lodge

1078 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room clean and tidy staff could not do enough to accommodate us there recommendations were exclent the best thing was thermally heated room very cozy with a really nice thermal pool a really good three days.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came here last minute after discovering our booking at another place had not been received. When I rung Havana Motor Lodge I was delighted by the kind reception I received from the owner and his willingness to stay in the office a little later than normal so that we could check in (we were arriving a bit late in... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome motel, ticks all our boxes, kid friendly, fabulous hot pool. Definitely recommend for families. Management very friendly and helpful. Room nice and clean, warm. Big enough to fit us and our four kids comfortably. Central location, short walk to tow and eat st. Will be back for sure

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The man at the desk was lovely and very helpful, the room was basic but very clean and well presented. Our stay was a horrible one due to the room next door having an extremely squeaky door, our neighbors were in and out all night smoking and talking loudly keeping us awake. We will not stay here again, only because... More 

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I stayed at this motel again, and was very impressed with the service and my lovely warm room. I couldn't say more about how friendly, helpful and flexible the hosts are. This will be our motel of choice in the future. The rooms are large, warm and adequate even when cooking for yourself. If wanting to eat out, then eat... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lovely friendly staff. Excellent location. The hot pool outside is fabulous - all of us enjoyed many swims during our short stay. The kitchen was great, had everything one would need. We booked a family unit, which advised "sleeps 1 couple in room, 2 singles in Alcove/room and 1 single in small room". There was no small room however, just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Incredible staff with incredible facilities to match! Close enough to the city centre to walk but far enough that the sound of traffic won't bother you. Thank you so much, Havana! Would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at Havana when my boyfriend and I were having a weekend away. The staff were lovely and gave us helpful advice on good places to eat. The motel is easy walking distance to town and the lake front and the thermal pool is amazing. Our room was warm, clean and comfortable. We had a very relaxing time and will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend and had an amazing time. Great location and facilities, very close to town and the lake with a great thermal hot pool and even some private spas! The staff are outstanding, super friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back again.

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Napier, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I use this motel because it is an easy walk to the Rotorua Marathon start/finish line and I have come here for 14 years. Plus it has a large in-ground hot pool which is great to soak out the aches. The place is looking very tired and it is certainly not cheap. I also felt the rooms were not as... More 

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