We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Comfy, cheap, and well located”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua
Ranked #14 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Comfy, cheap, and well located”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Great place to stay in Rotorua - not far from everything and very good value. We stayed in one of the smaller rooms, but the bed was comfy and the room had a nice feel to it. The owners were wonderfully helpful, and gave some great local info when we arrived. All in all, I'd go back and recommend this hotel to others.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Douglas S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Kia Ora Doug,

What a great review, thank you so much for taking the time to write about our property. As this does help other lovely travellers book here too! We are so glad you felt we are worth staying with, while you visit Rotorua as there are so many motels to select from. However when booking at RotoVegas Motel we can offer: handy location to the city, supermarket and a HOT outside heated pool with FREE WiFi - and of course Bryce's smile for FREE.

Bryce and I are very lucky to have such wonderful guests come and stay with us in our home.

Safe travels - cheers Natalee @ RotoVegas Motel
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

700 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    437
    194
    55
    11
    3
See reviews for
222
261
29
19
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (123)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here one night on a trip around the North Island, but I would happily return. The facilities here were excellent and as we had booked a room with an en suite spa bath, we were able to enjoy the luxury of that as well. Our room was on the ground floor facing out to the main road, but we both got a good nights sleep. I have to say I was most impressed with the customer service; Bryce was helpful, informative and really wanted to ensure we had a good time. We were only there a night and he even offered to look after our bags the following day after we had checked out so we could explore the area with ease. I would highly recommend RotoVegas motel.

Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
Thank EmVicWeaver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this review, April 7, 2013
Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review - I'm glad you felt you could not fault us. Bryce and I both work very hard to ensure our guests get the best customer service "personal travel guide" when staying with us and a comfortable bed for the night too!

I hope you enjoy the rest of your travellers in NZ.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed April 3, 2013

The owners/managers were very very friendly and helpful. The house was a great means of sleeping, eating and entertaining all together. The provision of extra oven, chairs, fridges etc was much appreciated. And the garage was great to store all the bikes in. The pool temperature was excellent.

Room Tip: House was excellent for a family get-together - very spacious
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank MarkT335
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this review, April 7, 2013
Kia Ora Townsend Family,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Bryce and I really loved seeing your entire (50 guests I'm sure coming and going!) family enjoy themselves having a bbq and playing in the pool over the Easter break. RotoVegas House is a great 5 bedroom house for this style of event, you can feel right at home.
Good to see you made use of the lock up garage for the bikes too.

We do hope to see some if not ALL of the family over this way again.

Cheers Natalee & Bryce @ RotoVegas Motel
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed April 3, 2013

My wife, son and I have just returned from a 10 night stay and thoroughly enjoyed our time staying at RotoVegas.

The owners are amazingly helpful with whatever you need and our one year old son had an awesome time hanging out with the lovely au pair Sabrina and Bryce and Natalee's (owners) two kids.

Whatever you do, don't miss out on spending time in the 35 degree pool!

Thanks for the Stay.

Simon, Karen and Felix

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
Helpful?
Thank SimonB739
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this review, April 7, 2013
Hi Simon, Karen and the delightful Felix,

This place is not the same since Felix (our third son) has gone back to Sydney! It was so nice meeting you all. I am glad the lovely Sabrina was able to assist with babysitting, so you both could get out and experience some of our wonderful riding tracks.

All the best for 2013 and we do hope to see you over this way again in 2014.

Cheers Natalee & the boys
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Lucerne, Switzerland
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2013

We spent a night here on our way from Napier to Auckland.
The motel is easily located and has good access. The location is very convenient as the centre of Rotorua is within easy walking distance. Connection to the main through roads is excellent.
The room was very spacious and pleasant, even offering a big whirlpool in the bathroom. We really enjoyed that.
The furniture was comfortable but past its zenith.
Friendly service and a lot of information was provided

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank pineapple_girl88
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this review, April 7, 2013
Great to hear you had a good stay with us. Yes the location of RotoVegas Motel is prefect, we get a lot of positive feedback about our location and access to the city and supermarket. I am glad you also liked our units as they are themed a little bit retro (not extreme but a bit of fun when staying in Rotorua) that might example the "zenith" as our table and chairs are from the 70s 'retro'.

Thanks again for the lovely feedback.

Cheers Natalee @ RotoVegas Motel
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Adelaide
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Stayed in a one bedroom economy room, great little kitchenette, spotlessly clean & very reasonable price.
When we thought we were going to stay an extra day to do a tour the host was fantastic in finding us a suitable room and giving us a good price. Unfortunately the tour was cancelled and we had to move on but we really appreciated her efforts.
Would stay again if I'm ever in Roto again :)

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank bbandzia
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this review, March 29, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to review RotoVeagas Motel on Fenton Street. We really do enjoy reading lovely comments as Bryce and I work extremely hard to ensure all of our guests have a great time with us and in Rotorua.
Glad you liked the family unit that you stayed in and we do hope to see you again sometime soon.

Regards and Happy Easter Natalee @ RotoVegas Motel
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Coquitlam, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed March 21, 2013

This motel is great value. It was very clean, and the kitchen provided all we needed. The beds were comfortable. The location was perfect with a supermarket and a liquor close by. Natalee & Bryce were great hosts providing any assistance needed including helpful information about the area.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank L D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this review, March 22, 2013
Thank you so much for the lovely review - we love it when our guests enjoy their stay with us in Rotorua, and have the time to tell others.
Thank you once again.

Cheers Natalee & Bryce
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Rotorua hotels
0.4 mi away
Quest Rotorua Central
Quest Rotorua Central
#1 of 92 in Rotorua
706 reviews
0.7 mi away
Aura Accommodation
Aura Accommodation
#3 of 92 in Rotorua
185 reviews
0.6 mi away
Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.2 mi away
Holiday Inn Rotorua
Holiday Inn Rotorua
#18 of 92 in Rotorua
847 reviews
0.4 mi away
Emerald Spa Motor Inn
Emerald Spa Motor Inn
#13 of 92 in Rotorua
426 reviews
0.8 mi away
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua

Property: RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua
Address: 249 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Heywoods Motel)
Phone Number:
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua 4*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua is centrally located on Fenton Street within walking distance to Restaurants, Shops and Tourist Attractions. RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua has a heated swimming pool, private spa pool units, sauna and ample off-street parking for campervans and large vehicles. Our affordable quality accommodation suits most budgets as there is a range of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units that can sleep 4-6 persons to smaller Studio units that sleep 2-3 persons (majority with Private Spas). ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Priceline, Orbitz, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Agoda, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing