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Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights here at the Hotel Distinction Rotorua in room 402 from August 13th-16th...what a wonderful stay! Upon arrival we were upgraded to a Deluxe Room for free which was just one of the many kind gestures that the hotel staff made for us. They took care of us and made us feel very welcome. All the... More 

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Thank Cory L
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora Cory L. Thank you for choosing to stay at Distinction and for taking the time to place your feedback on your recent stay. I'm very pleased to read the team took good care of you both and assisted wherever needed. We look forward to you visiting us again ! More 

Taupo District, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this hotel to do some reserch as we have a group booking in December. This hotel exceeded my expectations by far. On arrival the receptionist was lovely, friendly and presented well, the hotel was beautiful and has an elegant feel. The rooms were nice and warm after a freezing day at the races, the beds were soooo comfortable,... More 

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DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

millapoppy thank you for taking the time to place your feedback, as you can imagine I am smiling from ear to ear and I will make sure all the team know of your kind words and praise. We look forward to your return trip in December with the rest of your group. Travel Safe More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent room, very tidy and warm. Staff were outstanding...very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was delicious. Many thanks for all the help from staff. Thoroughly enjoyed our brief visit. We will be back!!

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Thank Alice B
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Alice B we look forward to welcoming you back to Distinction !! More 

Papakura, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel front presents a good picture. ..good reception ..clean facilities. .very warm. .had to cool the room down. Remember rotorua does stink ..in general was ok. .our toilet door won't lock. The breakfast was good. ..good selection. Only one sky sport was available and no other choice was available ...is not 5 star as claimed. ..TV needed tuning as... More 

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Thank Sonny A
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Greetings Sonny A, I think you may have confused our star rating with another, we are a four star hotel and have never advertised or promoted ourselves as anything but a four star. Toilet doors within your own private accommodation room do not have locking facilities but all public toilets within the building do have individual locking devises. Our apologies... More 

Auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on Easter Sunday, on our way home from a wedding in Kawerau. We used Air NZ airpoints to pay for the room. The hotel is down the Whakarewarewa end of Fenton St. It is not on the lake, but with a car that is no issue, the lake is not far. It is nicely appointed... More 

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Thank AnonymousAuckland
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora AnonymousAuckland, thank you for staying with us on your Honeymoon. It's nice to read we helped make in memorable. I do hope you will come and stay some time in the future and maybe try out one of more of our four restaurants and bars. More 

Thames Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

we had a great stay at the Distinction Hotel. Room was very comfortable with adjustable heating and fresh air. Beds were great and TV had a full range of channels and was easy to figure out. (it took no figuring out) Only minor complaint was the lighting - it was a bit of a dark room for one, and for... More 

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Thank tematabay
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you tematabay, your comments on the lights has been taken on board, we appreciate you taking the time to place this feedback. Great to read your stay was enjoyable and we hope you will visit us again soon. More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Used a GrabOne Deal, grabbed two nights, faultless - fantastic friendly personable staff, nothing was a bother, great room, So recommend the High Tea in the Pavilon and Mr Yakitori restaurant...YUMMY and breakfast was great. Had a cool kids programme while we were there, so got to chill and relax in the bar and the kids practically lived in the... More 

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Thank 3jacqui27
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Great to read 3jacqui27 that you got to relax and enjoy your holiday with the family. There is plenty for everyone here at Distinction and we hope you will visit us again in the future. More 

Dodge City, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Delightful property with heated pool, steam grottos, jacuzzi, and sauna. Bed was super comfy and staff was happy to meet our needs. Great breakfast and available High Tea. On site bar and restaurants.

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Thank MargaretB1
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you MargaretB1 for coming to stay with us and taking the time to place some feedback. We do hope you made good use of the hotel facilities and relaxed and enjoyed yourself. Great to read the team looked after you. We hope to see you again next time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time at the hotel. I can't get over how amazing all the staff, including the hotel manager, were with us and especially my daughter who adored interacting with them all. The breakfast buffet was delicious, hotel was lovely and clean. We can't wait to go back again

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Thank Tara M
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Your daughter is too cute for words Tara M. Thank you for coming to stay with us, great to read the team looked after you and you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you and the family back again sometime soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Greta location! Don't look for a hotel near lake Rotorua. We went in June (winter) but the bugs were out of control, so I can only imagine getting worse in the summer. This hotel is on the main street and a comfortable 15 min walk to the big lake. On the other hand the hotel has a great location to... More 

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Thank Yana M
DistinctionHotels, General Manager at Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Great to read you enjoyed your stay Yana M. We are a hidden gem with lots on offer with 4 restaurants and bars, heated pool, Jacuzzi and grotto's. We hope you'll visit us again on your next trip to Rotorua. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 390 Fenton Street | PO Box 983, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $100 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 133
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Distinction Rotorua Hotel And Conference Centre
Distinction Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#25 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#32 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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