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Regent of Rotorua

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1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
073484079
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: You have the hotel listed, but not its restaurant, and it's a very nice...
You have the hotel listed, but not its restaurant, and it's a very nice restaurant.
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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good location and service

I think the name regent must have something to do with the regent in England. Rooms are nicely appointed and in a regal decor. Jr. suite has 2 rooms and a great bathroom. Shower is huge. Bed was super comfortable and bedding is extra plush. The desk clerk, Charlie, is English and couldn't have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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pennsylvania
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90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the name regent must have something to do with the regent in England. Rooms are nicely appointed and in a regal decor. Jr. suite has 2 rooms and a great bathroom. Shower is huge. Bed was super comfortable and bedding is extra plush. The desk clerk, Charlie, is English and couldn't have been more helpful and accomodating. He... More 

Helpful?
Thank realtoreaston
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear realtoreaston, Thank you for your very kind review following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your overall experience, particularly your comfortable bedroom and the wonderful service you received from our team. Thank you again for your positive comments and we hope that you have a fantastic time during the rest of your holiday. Kind... More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really friendly, from reservation to departing. The food was fab and well presented. We all enjoyed our meals. Duck, scallops,chicken, soup, sorbet, ice cream all was great. We were well taken care of, staff were exceptionally friendly. The prices were cheaper than I expected. We were certainly full after the three courses. The cocktails were not so great. The decor... More 

Helpful?
Thank Katie W
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear Katie W, We are delighted that you enjoyed your overall dining experience with us. It is particularly pleasing that the food was fabulous and well presented and that our team were exceptionally friendly. Thank you for taking the time to post your review and we look forward to welcoming you back some time soon. Kind regards Nathan Maynard Hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were excellent from the start rooms clean large and very tastefully decorated loved king bed however pillows could have been a bit better reasonably priced lovely pool area and I would stay again and recommend to family and friends

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team were excellent. We are also delighted that your room was comfortable and you were able to make use of our pool area. Thank you again for taking the time to post your review and we look forward... More 

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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have an excellent menu and a wide mixture of flavors. It was delicious and we ate there several times. great coffee as well.

Helpful?
Thank Renata M
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear Renata M, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and found a great range of options through the menu with excellent flavors. We are also very pleased that you dined with us several times. Thank you once again and we hope to see you again some time... More 

Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A special date with me wife and we were totally impressed. Gretchen was wonderful and personable from the moment we walked in and really made us welcome by engaging with friendly conversation. The dinner was 5 star, and my wife is not easy to impress being great in the kitchen herself. Will happily return!

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Thank buggsubique
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear buggsubique, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your wonderful review following your recent dining experience with us. We are delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your special date and that Gretchen took such great care of you for this special occasion. We are really pleased to hear that you were both impressed with your... More 

Sai Kung, Hong Kong
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

A lot of good works on deco but a lot of improvement with their food. Don't order the "melt of the moment " unless you are a sugar freak.

Helpful?
Thank awymncwl
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear awymncwl, Thank you for your review and posting your personal opinion of the Melting Moment biscuit. This is a decadent and delicious little morsel which is very popular with a lot of our regular guests. Once again thank you for your feedback of our biscuit. Kind regards Nathan Maynard Hotel Manager More 

Varazdin, Croatia
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We really don't get the excitement about his restaurant. We booked a Christmas dinner here and weren't overly happy about it! It started badly when we were served some flat champagne and had to request a new one. We had a 7 course meal and they served it in no time after entering! The food was mediocre, with lamb as... More 

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Thank TeamMis
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear TeamMis, Thank you for your comments following your recent dining experience. We are pleased that you enjoyed the lamb however it is unfortunate that you found the rest of your evening to be below your expectations. We are confident that the meal and service was in keeping with the occasion however we will take on board your feedback as... More 

Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

very good rooms and a wonderful restaurant where we had our best filet de boeuf in New Zealand! good starting point for visiting Te Puia and the Pohutu geyser

Helpful?
Thank bartdebeer
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear bartdebeer, Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful comments following your recent dining experience. We are delighted to hear that your beef fillet was the best in New Zealand and that your room was great too. Thank you again for your comments and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. Kind... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We came across fantastic reviews and decided to try the place out since we were staying the Regent of Rotorua anyway. The food was good and delicious but what really stood out was the excellent service from Gretchen! We were so impressed by her more than anything else.

Helpful?
Thank Tscherhyl
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear Tscherhyl, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your positive comments. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience and that the food and the service you received were excellent. Gretchen will be delighted to know that you enjoyed her service in particular. Kind regards Nathan Maynard Hotel Manager More 

Rotorua District, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We often ate with friends at the Regent as the food and service were very good. Restaurant changed hands recently and we found the standards had dropped the meal was very poor, badly, cooked and tasteless. The scallops looked like blobs of flour paste and were tasteless. The duck was undercooked. Service was poor with waitress getting orders mixed. We... More 

Helpful?
Thank 311grandma78
RegentGM, General Manager at Regent of Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear 311grandma78, It is extremely disappointing that you did not enjoy your last dining experience with us 3 months ago. Our menu has changed since you last visited and we are continually looking at ways of improving our offering both in food and service. It is unfortunate that you will not be returning as we value all our guests. Kind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: 073484079

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary

Description

You have the hotel listed, but not its restaurant, and it's a very nice restaurant.

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