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Birmingham, UK
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88 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a huge room with the bedroom area on a mezzanine. Large lounge, eating area and kitchenette. Outside was a little courtyard with the hot top. The room was quiet and clean and the hotel was in a good location - you could walk down into the town along wide pavements (this would take 20 minutes or so) or... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, my two children and my sister stayed for three nights in August. The room was spacious and able to accommodate our group. The staff were unbelievably helpful, they gave us really good local advice on what to do which actually saved us money. We had a true NZ experience and would highly recommend to other travellers.

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Thank joweller1973
Mike and Annema... G, Front Office Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Joweller1973, Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Arista, we are always happy to help out and give you pointers with a few of Rotorua hidden treasures, with the experience of as you say having a true NZ Experience! Kind Regards, Emma More 

Maple Valley, Washington
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great room for a family. We really appreciated the kitchen and our son loved the outdoor spa/bathtub. We also really appreciated the free video rentals. The staff were super helpful in identifying activities, while in Rotorua - even had some discount coupons. The towels were great. We had some internet issues - it pretty much only worked while sitting on... More 

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Thank jandbr
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i spent 2 days at the Arista of Rotorua and i was very impressed very clean, warm and very well equipped stylish modern family unit. The proprietor was very friendly and welcoming. We will definitely be back to stay. Thankyous :)

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Thank Fleur S
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister, her 11yr old twins and I stayed for 3 nights and had fantastic time in Rotorua. We adjusted plans on recommendation from staff, their ideas were better! The wi-fi was weak, but that was the only slightly negative aspect. Would highly recommend!

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Thank karen612016
Mike and Annema... G, Front Office Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Karen612016, Thank you so much for your kind words! We really enjoyed having you all to stay!! We try to make sure that our guests get to see what Rotorua truly has to offer like the hidden gems of Hamurana Springs etc :) Wifi we do apologize about the wifi, last week we were experiencing great technical difficulty with... More 

Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good size rooms. Nicely furnished and all rooms seem to have a kitchenette, with essential appliances and dishes. Beds are comfortable. Rooms are clean. Close to Rotorua restaurants, attractions, and stores. Staff are very helpful and friendly.

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Thank sngiri
Mike and Annema... G, Front Office Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Sngiri, Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it! Our rooms are great sizes catering for all groups large and small, the comfy beds are a great bonus, giving you a great nights sleep when away from home, we all know that a good nights sleep leads to an enjoyable trip! Our location is... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this motel a while ago in order for my 12-year-old grand-daughter to experience New Zealand's cultural. We had planned three days of visits intending to return Sunday. However, as a Hurricanes fan it was important for me to move my dates at short notice to go to the final. No problems at all despite the motel being full.... More 

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Thank ukescapee
Mike and Annema... G, Front Office Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Ukescapee! Woooohhhoooo go the Hurricanes! Glad you made it home and beat the snow to get to the game and celebrate the canes success! Thank you for your kind words (and the Hurricanes game programme) we really do appreciate it, it was no worries making changes with the dates, thank's for still coming and experiencing what the Arista has... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 1 night with our 3 children. It was a last minute booking through bookings.com . It was the spa that enticed me to book, nothing like a nice soak after a long drive. We stayed in the Mezzanine Room. Decor was great, comfortable bedding, it was lovely and warm. Owner operators, which is extremely special when they're... More 

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Thank Winia R
Mike and Annema... G, Front Office Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Winia R, Thank you for your neat review! As you would of seen the place has come so far since it once was :) The spa's are such a bonus, after a long drive they are such a great way to chill out and relax! I'm glad you found the rooms big and comfortable to accommodate your family, the... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is nicely located near the city center and has all the amenities one has to offer in Rotorua. The best part was the spa which is quite good even for a cold winter night. The room was quite big and spacious. It was a duplex with a large living room and double bed on the upper level. It... More 

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Thank Mufaddal P
Mike and Annema... G, Front Office Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Mufaddal P, Thanks for your lovely review, the nights in Rotorua are definatly getting colder so the spas are great for a night of relaxing. Our rooms are very well sized, this means we are able to accommodate everyones different requirements :) We hope you enjoyed seeing the sights of Rotorua and the water wasn't too cold while you... More 

London, UK
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights at the Arista in a spacious unit with its own spa. Tastefully decorated with a comfy bed and all the facilities anyone would need. Despite the depths of an NZ winter, the unit was toasty warm! The owners, a married couple with a young family, could not be more helpful. They gave us suggestions on places to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Do you want SPACE? Try us, we're the largest Units in Rotorua! Sleeping 1-8, they all have Kitchenettes, private spa pools, thermally heated, 2 TVs, DVD player and free DVD hire for family units. We have a bus stop at our door step. We are just a kilometre from town, and if you want to be really looked after while you visit Rotorua, stay with us! Qualmark 4.5 Star rating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arista of Rotorua

Address: 296 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Cedar Lodge Motel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $109 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arista of Rotorua 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Arista Of Rotorua Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#2 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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