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Red Rock Thermal Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

things not so good: When we arrived, we were greeted with no smile or even an eye contact. When we were about to sleep, we were so surprised to see there was only one thin blanket, but we were expecting a proper quilt or duvet. The motel advertised to have a spa pool, but when we check out the spa... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our motel was repairing their mineral spa and the owner of Red Rock allowed us to pop into theirs for a soak. It was lovely! The owner was very nice and hospitable as well. We didn't stay at this hotel so can't speak to that though we saw a cool trampoline for kids. The sauna is private and you lock... More 

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Ashley Thank you for writing us a review It was our pleasure to host you glad you enjoyed the facility. Greetings Sue & Quentin More 

newcastle nsw
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125 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

great affordable hotel with a kitchenette. tastefully decorated with all the conveniences and lovely and warm. swam in 8 degree weather in the thermal heated pool which was like a great hot bath, very relaxing. couldn't fault this hotel, well worth a stay

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Happydaze Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are pleased that you found our units tastefully decorated. We would like to welcome you back again Greetings Sue & Quentin More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We stayed at Rotorua for 3 days 2 weeks ago. Was a bit challenging finding a nice accommodation there as we had no idea about the place (this was our first trip). A friend referred this place for us and boy am i glad to follow the advice! Place was clean, well equipped kitchen, the thermal spa was excellent and... More 

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Lameve Thank you for taking time to write us a great review.We are pleased that you found our units clean and well equipped, and that our spa was excellent to relax in. We would like to welcome you back should you return to Rotorua Greetings Sue & Quentin More 

San Diego, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This motel was perfect for the four nights I stayed. The geothermal heating worked very well, and the fully equipped kitchen was great. The couple who manages the motel are friendly and helpful. They always made sure I had everything I needed. This motel is highly recommended. If I ever go back to Rotorua this is where I am going... More 

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Courtanni M Thank you for your review It was our pleasure to be of service to you while you stayed with us Hope the rest of your travels was great. Hope to see you back again Greetings Sue & Quentin More 

Stanthorpe, Australia
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Good little Motel with a thermal spa. Just across the road from the free thermal park which is a good starting point to see the hot pools and steam. Close enough to walk to the centre of Rotorua if you are a keen walker. The rooms are a good size, well set out and very clean.

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Gred D Thank you for the time you took to write a review for us. We are glad you found the motel clean and well located. We would love for you to come back when next in Rotorua Greetings Sue More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Red Rock Thermal Motel for 2 nights in July. Upon driving into the reception we were slightly taken back by the run-down looking signs - which didn't seem to match the beautiful rooms we had seen online. However - once the lovely Sue checked us into our unit we were pleasantly surprised. Spacious, immaculately clean and... More 

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Jesssica N Yes looks can be deceiving, I am glad that apart from the signs you found the rest of the motel up to a great standard. It was lovely to have you stay with us and hope to see you again Greetings Sue More 

Wollongong, Australia
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This motel was great! The rooms are spacious and modern, with a kitchen included. The pool is thermally heated at 37 degrees Celsius and the spa at 40! The spa is great because it has a lock which allows for a bit of privacy and it's nice not to have to share with strangers. The owners were lovely and helpful... More 

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Kieran M Thank you for the review . We are glad that you could make use of our pools Hope you enjoyed our spacious and modern units. Hope you will come back to Rotorua Safe travels Greetings Sue More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time staying at here. Sue showed us our room and how to work the thermal spa. The beds were fairly comfy, pillows were a bit hard tho. Had a big heater and was good to dry your clothes over. Had a well equipped kitchen with a oven and stovetop, toaster and microwave and little fridge. The... More 

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Kimmygirl99 We appreciate the time you took too write such a great review . We try to make our units as comfy as possible and will be replacing the pillows shortly I will look into the bathroom problem and hope we will be able to fix it Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and that you will... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my son. I Loved the mineral bath after a long day sight seeing. The room was clean, spacious and very comfortable. The staff were all genuinely warm and friendly and very helpful. I would highly recommend this place to anyone travelling to Rotorua

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Bel M Thank you for the time you took to write a review for us. We are glad you found our units clean and comfortable. The mineral spa is great to use after a long day. We would gladly welcome you back if you should travel to Rotorua again Greetings Sue & Quentin More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Rock Thermal Motel is a small motel with thermal heating, a private thermal mineral spa pool for rejuvenating after a busy day sightseeing and a outdoor heated swimming pool. We have gardens to relax in with a trampoline for the kids. All units have tea & coffee facilities, kitchenettes and bathrooms. The Motel is ideally situated to tour the many geothermal parks in the area. Many of the Maori Culture shows offer a free pick up service from here for a great night out, or if you prefer you can simply walk out of our back gate, catch yourself a trout from the stream & cook it on the BBQ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Rock Thermal Motel

Address: 109 Lake Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $77 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Red Rock Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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#16 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#18 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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