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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice and warm room with clean bed linen but generally run down and tired. No microwave, shower broken had to hold it.Noise from ? water bore pump below lounge was annoying.Advertised Sky TV but didn't have any.

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am not really into writing negative reviews but this place was AWFUL!!! We booked three rooms and they were all terrible!! On arrival my daughter was told that the spa in her room had been turned off and would take 8 hours to warm up - one of the reasons we stayed here was because of the in room... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed at Gwendoline Court Motel for 3 nights in June 2016. Even though the hotel needed some improvements (as there was a few holes in shower and kitchen needed a bit of love) the spa just made the hotel so much better! It was so nice to just relax after a day out site seeing in our spa, especially... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This motel was booked for us and we stayed 10 days while on business. It was clean and conveniently located, as Rotorua is a small town and most activities are convenient. The motel in 1950s vintage and has not been updated. Towels were changed daily, but beds were made only occasionally. The back door to the rudimentary spa didn't lock.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The motor lodge was booked by our friends and therefore when we checked the Trip reviews it was a bit too late. The owners were obviously new as they were not savvy with the systems etc. However Anne greeted us and was very friendly and polite. The rooms needed a good airing as the carpet stench was quite strong. In... More 

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Warnbro, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We stayed here during April 2016 and found our unit to be short on the basics. The kitchen was very basic with a toaster, kettle, microwave and a hotplate making cooking meals hard. Crockery and cutlery was only for 3 people yet we booked as a family of 5. The beds were comfortable enough after a day spent walking the... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Booked a unit with a spa on Friday 15th April 2016 for 16th-17 April. On our arrival was told no more units left with a spa even though there were still 3 left on the day I booked it. Was given another room & it was so discusting,smelly,unclean the spa area had so much moss growing around it you needed... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

I am not one to give reviews but seriously this place so needs to be shut down and upgraded. Just looking through all the reviews this morning and oh my goodness, you would think by now that they would be doing something to improve the standards of this place. The plus's - very few: staff were pleasant most of the... More 

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Whanganui, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

The rooms and entire facility is in serious need of an upgrade.. will not me booking again .. moss growing in the spa area, wall paper pealing, TV was on the blink, stairs are a hazard just to name a few inconsistencies

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one reason only. Only room left on easter saturday. Photos on line looked lovely we were so excited for a decent nights sleep but we didnt get it. We had a spa room which we were kept awake from the noises of the spa. Rooms were very out dated. Carpets were badly stained. Very minimal utensils... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gwendoline Court Motor Lodge is within walking distance to Puia and the Rotorua International Golf Course, the Motor Inn offers 18 spacious one bedroom apartments, each with spa pool, full kitchen facilities, central heating, wireless internet, digital TV, en-suite with shower, tea/ coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gwendoline Court Motel

Address: Cnr. Fenton & Gwendoline Streets, Rotorua 3200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $60 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gwendoline Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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