We stayed here for New Year's Eve and we pleasantly surprised by the location and proximity to town amenities.
Close to everything and in the heart of the town, however not a lot of parking when things get busy.
The room was clean, not spotless but ok, and looked like they had had a renovation in the last couple of years making it look more modern and user friendly.
No air conditioning in our room, however that's not to say all rooms were the same, and I cannot comment on the other rooms. In the middle of summer it is cooking so make sure you ask when you book.
While you are checking on the AC make sure you ask for a room away from the road as it's does get noisy at night and the loud cars make sleep a bit tough.
TV reception is very patchy with our tv just refusing to work.
Other than these points it seems like a budget priced well optioned motel close to everything.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Grand Hotel Rotorua is an older style property located in the heart of Rotorua CBD. There are 38 rooms in total which can be divided into 3 categories (or room standards). There are 12 BUDGET Rooms or backpacker style rooms with private bathrooms which cater for those travellers wishing for some privacy and security in preference to a dormitory and on a limited budget. There are 7 ECONOMY Rooms which have the basics such as ensuite, TV, fridge, tea and coffee. They are clean and comfortable and ideal for short stays. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast in our breakfast room between 8.00am and 10.00amThere are 19 PREMIER Rooms which were renovated to a good standard and come complete with ensuite, TV, fridge, tea & coffee, phone, internet, hair dryer, iron & ironing board etc. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast in our breakfast room between 8.00am and 10.00am ... more less
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