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Ambassador Thermal Motel

#33 of 94 Hotels in Rotorua
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed four nights at the motel. The rooms are really big; actually ours had a bedroom! Great kitchenette with everything you need to cook and well heated during the winter. The owner is lovely and will help you on everything you will need. WiFi works perfectly and is free of charge. It is important to note that if you... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We arrived in Rotorua and went to the Ambassador. We wanted a ground floor unit and had been allocated one upstairs. Wait one moment we will see what we can do. They did a shuffle and we were soon in our downstairs unit. Nothing was too much trouble.

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australia
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The hotel is in a great location, walking distance to many attractions, especially to town for shopping and eating. The apartment was spacious and very clean and well maintained. The owners were very friendly and welcoming and happy to help with organising activities and giving information about things to do. I unfortunately left my phone in the room and their... More 

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Tokoroa, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This motel is so central you can walk to the lake, shops and restaurants with ease. It has its own hot pools, is centrally heated and the owners are friendly and really helpful. I stay here frequently when in Rotorua for work and have tried many of the units. Wireless internet is free and abundant, the units are pleasant and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent central location close to all the amenities. Rooms are clean with good kitchen and eating area. Well stocked with toiletries and tea/coffee. Management friendly helpful and accommodating Free WiFi. Excellent value for money.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We had a lovely room and staff were very helpful. It was in a great location, in walking distance to CBD and lakefront. Great kitchen facilities for the times we didn't want to eat out. I really enjoyed my stay thank you, see you next year

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Winter Park, Florida
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Managers were very friendly and helpful, made us feel at home, and our unit was like a smallish studio apartment, too. It looks outdated for sure, but we felt very much relaxed there. Room was spacious, clean. Having a fridge, sink and microwave was useful. No a/c, but the fan did a good job. Perfect location being 5min walking distance... More 

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Grafton, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Must Be GOOD !! . . As it is the 4th time we have stayed here .. . Spacious Airy Rooms. The Building itself (Obviously) has a few years under it's belt - but the interior décor is Modern & Fresh. Excellent, Accommodating, Friendly Owners. Who are extremely helpful with local knowledge on what to do and where to go.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We arrived in Rotorua for a 5 night stay so we needed all the comforts of home (to avoid eating take away all the time). The Ambassador Thermal Motel did not disappoint. The staff were so friendly, helpful and informative. Out family unit was on the top floor and boasted a separate bedroom with a queen bed and a single... More 

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with another couple for 2 nights and loved it! The apartment was really spacious, with 2 good sized double rooms, lounge area, kitchen and bathroom. The staff were so friendly and really helpful in talking us through local attractions and making the bookings. The location was great too. Definitely recommended.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ambassador Thermal Motel

Address: Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $81 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ambassador Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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