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    Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort

    77 Robinson Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    Traveler (122)
    Room & Suite (36)
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good22%
    • Average10%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “steam room” (10 reviews)
    “miri miri” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness center
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

    Went for a mud bath at Hells Gate thermal reserve in Rotorua. Finished up with a 1hour massage. This is run seperate by Wai Ora Spa. I booked it in day before. Amazing relaxing Maori massage. Did the trick. Highly recommend it. Thanks Rachel.More

    Thank chiefgb
    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded May 11, 2017

    Dear Rachael, Thank you for taking the time to review on us. We are very delighted to hear regarding your overall WaiOra lakeside Spa Resort and Hellsgate experience. We are definitely sister companies. Your comment has been shared with the team. Once again, Thank you...More

    Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

    We had the massage, spa and lunch package at this lovely resort. Being local we did not stay on the accommodation. The whole resort is clean and well furnished and has a beautiful view of Lake Rotorua. The massage was OK but probably over priced...More

    Thank RogertheDog
    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded April 28, 2017

    Dear RogertheDog, Thank you for providing us with a feedback on TripAdvisor. It is pleasing to hear regarding your overall experience here at WaiOra lakeside Spa Resort and Mokoia Restaurant. Your comment has been shared with the team and we are delighted. We are undergoing...More

    Reviewed April 24, 2017

    We spent a night here over Easter to visit Rotarua. After a longer than expected drive from Auckland given the cyclone and easter traffic it was lovely to arrive to such a laid back hotel. Great location made all the more atmospheric by the storm...More

    Thank lizskel
    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded April 25, 2017

    Dear Lizskel, Wow! Thank you for your kind words. Our team here at Waiora lakeside Spa Resort is extremely delighted to hear regarding your overall WaiOra experience. We take a huge pride when our guests are 100% satisfied. It is comment like yours that always...More

    Reviewed April 11, 2017

    A girls weekend for a special birthday could not have been better. The staff were amazing, could not have been more helpful. The restaurant was incredible, well worth the $$. The spa treatments were the ultimate treat , basically we had a ball. We will...More

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    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded April 17, 2017

    Dear dawnanne99, Thank you for a generous 5-star rating and a wonderful review. This has definitely boosted our team's moral. Our team here at WaiOra Lakeside Spa Resort is very happy to hear about your Experience. Also, Thank you for the comments in regards to...More

    Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

    The resort itself is set in beautiful surrounds on the lake a little out of town, so I would only recommend staying here if you were renting a car also. The pools and whirlpools were a nice addition, but could do with a little updating...More

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    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded April 17, 2017

    Dear Sarah C, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our food and staff service. I am disappointed and would like to sincerely apologise in regards to the sauna and the noise situation. I...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $128 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Rotorua
    • #7 Business Hotel in Rotorua
    • #11 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
    • #23 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
    • #30 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
    • Also Known As
    • Wai Ora Lakeside Hotel ,
    • Wai Ora Lakeside Resort
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    Questions & Answers
    Megan231
    May 29, 2016|
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    Response from WaiOra_Manager | Property representative |
    Hi Megan, Thank you for your inquiry. On Sunday- 5.06.16, we have only one availability at the moment at 9am in the morning for either 1 hour miri miri massage ($135) or 1/2 hour miri miri massage ($85). However, our all... More
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    GaryT4418
    February 18, 2015|
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    Response from Renee B | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know about the fishing. You can contact the resort. Yes, I was on an OAT trip. Fantastic!
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    Jeanette M
    February 1, 2015|
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    Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. Also, washers and dryers are available at the resort. I think there is even no charge to use them!
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    Room Tips
    "End unit feels more private, but you can still kind of hear upstairs or next door."
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    "If possible, get an end room by the lake - less human traffic walking by and a nicer view."
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    "Easy to access, a short distance from the main road. Plenty oh hot tubs , pools, etc"
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    "Bottom rooms have covered porches for sun or rain.. NEVER OPEN YOUR WINDOWS AT NIGHT - the bugs will get in."
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