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Gibson Court Motel

10 Gibson Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Gibson Court Motel
Ranked #77 of 94 hotels in Rotorua
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently had a chance to get away for the weekend but needed to take our dog so it was great this place welcomed pets although the $15.00 surcharge was a bit steep. Keep reading and you will see it doesn't get put towards a special clean. The staff were friendly and the unit was spacious and quiet with a very... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This motel is very welcoming but is getting a bit tired and needs some money spending on it. Self-catering facilities are good. The best feature is the spa pool on the deck in most units, with water drawn directly from the volcanic aquifer. We would only recommend a room with the spa pool because without that the quality fades. Wifi... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This motel has one decent thing, the mineral pool. When we were here, something was broken with the pipe system and the spa had to be turned off at 9. The Wi-Fi is decent in some rooms but is poor in rooms further away from the office. The TV and couch are a good combination with a nice touch of... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

My family of 2 adults and 3 children appreciated what greeted us when walking into and through our unit. The girls thoroughly enjoyed the unit's mineral pool, and the boy loved the free wi-fi, and couch and beds in front of the tv. Mum and Dad enjoyed direct access to outside deck and mineral pool from their bedroom. It was... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Back in the seventies and eighties (and probably earlier but I wouldn't know) there were many motels on Fenton Street with their own mineral hot water bores, such that these places were heated for next to nothing via radiators and each room either had it's own natural mineral pool or one enormous one for all to enjoy. These have all... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Very quiet situation and close to CBD and main attractions. Units have good sized lounge/dining, separate kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and toilet. Private mineral pool and courtyard completes the picture. This motel is also pet friendly. Owner is very helpful and obliging.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

This is a small complex and has units with private pools with genuine thermal water off in a lovely courtyard off the bedroom. The owner is very helpful and the whole place is beautifully cared for. As it is just off the main drag it is lovely and quiet. This motel has everything that one would want ans is spotlessly... More

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Taranaki
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2011

The room was quite spacious but very badly lit and dated although the bedding was fresh and clean and kitchen was spotless and quite well equipped there were a lot of cobwebs. The mineral pool was very private and good value.

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Grand Bend, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2008

We stayed at the Gibson Court Motel in Rotorua for 1 night. The room was very spacious, with it's own kitchen and small fridge. The room was clean, but very dated. A nice thing is that it is very central to some of the attractions, especially the Mitai Maori Cultural Experience/Rainbow Springs Nature Park, a must see! If you make... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2007

The main selling point of this small motel (about ten units) is the thermal pool attached to several of the rooms - the pool seats two adults comfortably and is situated on a very private garden deck leading off the bedroom. You fill the pool yourself with genuine thermal mineral water and so can control the depth and temperature. If... More

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Address: 10 Gibson Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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