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Kuirau Park Motor Lodge

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Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked through booking.com and was meant to have suite with separate room with private spa but what we got was a single room with no private spa. Stains on the carpet that had not been vacuumed properly, a springy base on one of the single beds, it was like sleeping on a water bed, curtains didn't block any morning...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the warm clear swimming pool. Many restaurants in walking distance. Two bedroom family units clean and spacious. Blinds good for sleeping. Kitchen and shower fine. Reasonable quality in good order. Not super modern. Internet sometimes slow. Could use more power points. Pack a multi power board if you have a lot of electronics. Some traffic noise in kids bedroom....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 2, 2016

This motel is a classic with kitchen facilities and all the basics. The staff were very helpful and it was excellent value for money. However the beds were a bit tired and a light bulb was missing. On the plus side it is close to town which meant we could walk to the nearby restaurants. With a decent makeover this...

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Thank Bryan B
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Very run down, sliding door to hot tub very hard to open, Hot tub leaks out the bottom. Bed wasn't clean long hair found in the bed. cup has coffee ring and stained lipstick on it. Over all this place is poorly presented and needs repairs. The bathroom ceiling was chipping away small holes in it. Ladies in reception were...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed September 11, 2016

What a shame this motel, in a perfect location, is so tired and shabby. It is right by Kuirau Park which is pretty and there is great thermal activity. It is also just a stroll to the middle of town, Eat Street and the lake. Also very near the hospital. Although it was clean, it is very much in need...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Unfortunately we found the room to be very shabby, Duck tape holding the mesh window screen over the bathroom window, old frayed bath towels, bed linen did not look commercially laundered, my bed had springs sticking out to the point where I could not sleep on the mattress, wiped water off the kitchen floor and it came up very grey...

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Thank Chrissy W
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Hot pool was just what was needed on a cold night! Staff were very friendly, customer service here is excellent. The hotel overall is a bit shabby and worn but our room was tidy. Will return to this establishment if in the area again.

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Milton, Canada
Reviewed April 12, 2016

The staff at this hotel were awesome, the rooms not so much, our room was clean and large and had plenty of room for 4 adults, it was just really outdated, not too sure I would recommend for the actual room, but the location and price made our decision to stay 3 nights a good one. Kitchen was well equipped...

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Bel Alton, Maryland, United States
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

The Kuirau Park Motor Lodge had a friendly staff but subpar accommodations. We had a total of 3 rooms during our time there. The first had bugs all through the bathroom, making it nearly impossible to shower. The second room was okay. Both of those rooms were the studio family size. They had a queen bed, and a twin bed....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed March 3, 2016

Perfect motel for what we needed - somewhere to sleep. Wifi: 500MB per day, per room. Short walk to main shops and Kuirau Park geothermal area. Tahnee did a great job at cleaning our room during our stay. We stayed over the Waitangi Day Long Weekend, motel was very busy and many guests disregarded parking in their own designated car...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at main road of Rotorua, Our premises is just walking distance away from city focus of shops,restaurants and cinemas. An amazing day can be started from Kuirau Park, the local hot pot situated next to us, including hot springs and mud pools, for exploring the city steeped in Maori history and legend. All guest unit is self-contained with full kitchen and some of them are wheelchair accessible. Free wireless connection and SKY 50+ digital TV are offered. Genuine mineral SPA as well as an outdoor swimming pool gives you opportunity having water fun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kuirau Park Motor Lodge

Address: Corner Hinemoa/Ranolf Sts., | PO Box 837, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $79 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kuirau Park Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Kuirau Park Motor Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#34 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
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“Find alternative accomodation”
 of 5 bubbles CAXAM, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The rooms at the rear away from the road are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles bryanb169, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
“I recommend ground level units if you have lots of luggage (or dont like stairs)”
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 of 5 bubbles meganwalford, Mar 3, 2016 | Read review
“ground floor for the private hot tubs”
 of 5 bubbles suemissb, Feb 5, 2016 | Read review
“Not recommended”
 of 5 bubbles c_v_roddy, Dec 31, 2015 | Read review
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