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Havana Motor Lodge

1078 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Havana Motor Lodge
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Ranked #60 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015
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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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Napier, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Bournemouth
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169 reviews 169 reviews
57 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To concentrate on one issue: our shower was difficult to adjust, temperature wise, and would then jump without warning to cold or very hot, possibly scalding. My complaint about this therefore being a possible danger especially for a child was greeted with the comment that no-one else had complained and that it was due to it being thermally heated. Sorry,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there on a boys weekend and so we were looking for a close to town location with a reasonable price. We hit gold with this hotel. Let's start with this isn't a five start hotel but it isn't a five star price. What you get is very helpful and friendly staff. Very clean, functional and large rooms. Great location... More 

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Sydney
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed for one night and would have been happy to stay longer if we had more time. The location is very convenient for most things. The unit was very clean and well set up, and small kitchen was adequate to prepare basic meals. We had our 7 year old grandson with us and he loved the hot pool, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

What a truely great place to stay, the couple that run it are so friendly and helpful, even the cleaners are nice, great location to every thing, good size rooms with every thing u need clean towels every day plus rubbish taken as well, free bbq to use good size heated pool, plus 2 mineral pools they also have washing... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This motel is located in the best position in Rotorua.5 minutes walk to the food precinct Eat Street with its many choices and great ambience.A few minutes the other way to foreshore walk and museum/cafe.Good natural swimming pool and private hot springs.All this topped of with Gaylene and Greg two friendly knowledgeable hosts We will be back

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

If your looking for a safe and secure clean and well run place to lay up in Rotorua you can't beat this place - walked 5 mins to the new 'Eat Street' every convenience supplied in rooms with an awesome natural hot pool - bottom of town is the place to be and the proprietors are just awesome - will... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Such a convenient location, friendly and helpful staff. Family were all comfortably settled in the unit. Shower and bathroom facilities clean and adequate as was the kitchen facilities. The pool was a huge hit and had a thorough work out! Thanks so much.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

With a huge park, playgound, the water, restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity you couldn't ask for more....then there was the pool, friendly staff and imaculate rooms....we'll be back soon!!!!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great location just a short walk to the shops and restaurants , some kitch bathing tubs, good beds and a nice open layout, so a spacious kitchen area and a mum and dad feel to the place. So good sheets, and a comfortable stay.

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