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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights which was close to everything. We had a spa studio but we asked for a room that had a separate shower from the spa which was great. Great price for a great stay. Heater in room didn't take long to warm the unit either and it also had a kitchenette to cook or have breakfast.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our mistake was not inspecting the room first. Dated and shabby. We overlooked the heater only working on low, the electric blanket not working, the curtains that we clipped up ourselves. But we couldn't overlook the so called hot spa that could only be filled with warm water at best. The shower (over the spa) gives the same warm water.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointing that this so called 4 star Motel did not live up to its rating.... a few issues, of most concern a heater that was not fixed properly to the wall (safety issue) electric blanket that you could not plug in, dirty, leaking tap. that's just the highlight. In raising our concerns with the Manager, he offered us a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Malones is an older property, but the room that we had was clean and comfortable, the spar tub was clean and the water was hot. We stayed for 2 nights and were comfortable and the room was quite. The staff were helpful with the WiFi and we did not have any problems after that. There was a small kitchen which... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Smelly room dirty Walls photos on internet are designed to deceive spa pool was dirty and run down we decided not to stay upon inspection of unit and had run in with owner who became rude and very hostile towards us over this we ended up phoning online booking service to help try to resolve

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

we were lured by the prospect of a tub but the facilities were old, tired, Moule in the window frames, heater let of a bad smell then blew when turned on so had to be replaced with a portable one, kettle wouldn't work properly, the shower didn't drain properly so you had to jump in and out really quickly to... More 

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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The sign at the entrance says "Sky" but turns out it is only Freeview TV. On closer inspection the website does only say "Satellite TV" but its a bit misleading. Free WiFi is slow and would not let us connect more than one device and requires re-connecting each time you come into range - gave up on that. Hot water... More 

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Thank Thane H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a four star rating, not sure how?? Fine but 4 stars?? It's totally ok, has a nice spa to soak in ,...though some of the spa areas unused space could have been reworked for the very pokey bathroom area in these rooms.., just a thought!! Toilet is teeny tiny, don't know how larger people would cope! Comfiest... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights. Easy booking online at a good rate. Chose a room with a spa bath which was so relaxing after a long day...with a glass of bubblies in the bubble bath. It was pleasantly quiet despite it being along one of the main roads. Slept really well, though the spa and bubblies may have helped. :)... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Quick, friendly and efficient check in. Easy to find on the motel strip. Room appeared a bit dated (old heating system and dated decor) but I have found most rooms to be like that in that price range in general throughout most motels in NZ. Spa bath was great! Filled up quickly and water was nice and hot. Location -... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Malones Motel

Address: 321 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $68 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Malones Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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