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Sport of Kings Motel

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Mableton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 days 2 nights and were pretty comfortable for the 4 adults and 2 child we travelled with. Kristen helped us booked for a traditional Maori show/dinner at the Maitai Village and that was one of our highlight. We throughly enjoyed the show and dinner. She also gave us plenty of helpful information (and discount vouchers) for... More 

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

3 of us stayed here while touring, the welcome was superb from the owners. The rooms were very comfortable,and clean. Lovely fresh coffee and milk which went down very well. We enjoyed the pool and spa.Tristan very kindly arranged transport to pick us up for Te Puia on our arrival. We would thoroughly recommend this lovely place, it is conveniently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place to stay for a family of four visiting the area. Our rental apartment was very clean, roomy and comfortable. We were greeted by a gracious host who was friendly and most helpful each time we saw her. Wonderful hospitality and a great place to stay. Highly recommended!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was pleasant and comfortable. Great to have a fridge and kitchenette. The service from the hosts was excellent. Airport pick up and wise advice on all matters. Arranged shuttle to places we wanted to go. Provide bikes for local transport Checked our home going flight was running. Location was very good for Whakarewarewa visit and reasonable for all... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My colleague and I stayed for two nights and were overwhelmed with the service we received. Peter and Tristan were very friendly, really helpful and went that extra mile for us storing some valuable and essential work resources in their secure lockup.Even after we left the Motel! The rooms were clean, warm, comfortable, including reclining chairs for the end of... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great motel with very friendly hosts. Lovely heated pool and spa pools. Rooms very tidy and clean. Fresh coffee and milk. Close to all attractions. The host can arrange enjoyable trout fishing trips on Lake Rotorua for you.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the one bedroom with a spa for two nights. Short distance drive to all the main attractions in a very quiet area. You'll sleep well here. Great service, super friendly owners at the reception. The room itself was wonderfully warm, which was much needed in the cold winter days! The room was quite dated, but everything you'd... More 

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My Hubby and I just wanted to get away so decided to book in to Sport of Kings Rotorua and wow what an amazing place to stay. Everything from the beautiful motel room the private spa in our room the heated outdoor pool everything was perfect. The owners of the Motel Tristan & Pete couldn't of been more helpful the... More 

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herzlia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If not for the great welcome of the people at the reception, their high level of service, help, assistance, inputs for touristic attractions this place would be a disaster. The unit is very small and very basic. No place to move around.Kitchen area small and the only other positive thing was the spa in the room.

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Peacerotorua, Manager at Sport of Kings Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so sorry our room did not meet your expectations. We pride ourselves on our motel and our customer service and we are so pleased you enjoyed our level of service! You were in one of our 1 bedroom spa apartments which have a separate bedroom and lounge; both with televisions, full kitchen... More 

Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible customer service from the hosts and very comfortable beds. A very comfortable area but still tight with 3 people in one room. Parking was difficult to navigate and tight. A quiet environment in a neighborhood. We really enjoyed our one night stay.

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Peacerotorua, Manager at Sport of Kings Motel, responded to this review

Hello Ali, thank you for your review! It was wonderful to have you to stay and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us!! You were in one of our studio units which does sleeps 3 people but next time if you want more room, have a look at our 1 bedroom spa apartments which has a separate... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and stay with us and experience true Kiwi award winning customer service! Situated just off the main street and away from busy traffic noise, Sport of Kings is a home away from home! All of our rooms and amenities have been newly refurbished over the past year to provide comfort and relaxation in a peaceful serene environment. We are Kiwi owned and operated and being locals have extensive knowledge of Rotorua and what our amazing city and surroundings has to offer and our hospitality is the best you could find - check out our reviews! Our 16 ground floor rooms range from two bedroom apartments that sleep 6 to one bedroom spa apartments where you can relax in your own private indoor spa pool day and night. Our studio units sleep two or three and are perfect for business travellers or those wanting a quiet comfortable room at a great price! All of our rooms have kitchen or kitchenettes, thermally heated hot water, individually controlled thermal heating, flat screen tv's, satellite channels and free DVD hire. Comfortable lazy-boy recliner chairs are included in most rooms and free unlimited filtered water is available in every room. All rooms are serviced daily! We have two public spa pools and a heated outdoor swimming pool for your use during your stay all year round along with a BBQ and BBQ table poolside which you are welcome to use - a great way to cater for everyone while enjoying the beautiful landscaped surroundings. And to entertain children we have a playground for hours of entertainment. Centrally located close to Rotorua CBD, Thermal Valleys, Maori Hangi and Concert Events and world renowned Mountain Bike Tracks, you have everything at your fingertips. We have a purpose built bike wash down area, bike 'service station', secure bike storage and a drying room to get your gear ready for your next ride!! Perfect for families, holiday makers, mountain bikers and business people alike. Our reception is a mini gallery showcasing our own original native bird art which also features throughout our apartments giving Sport of Kings Motel uniqueness not to be found anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sport of Kings Motel

Address: 6 Peace St | Fenton Park, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $100 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sport of Kings Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Sport Of Kings Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#2 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#6 Best Value Hotel in Rotorua
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