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Pohutu Lodge Motel

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Room & Suite (17)
3 Meade Street Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Golf Course
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our 2 nights stay here. It's a quiet little place, and you can see the geyser from the backyard! They provide cute toiliteries, as well as have bed warmer and towel warmer that make the nights more bearable. The lady at the...More

Thank mmaarraaa
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Helpful and friendly lady booked us in, good advice on sightseeing and discounts available, warm and comfortable beds, quiet with no disturbances during the night, and with easy access to city, restaurants etc. Would stay there again

Thank Bluebree
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We arrived for a quick stay and the lady on reception (owner?) was fantastic at giving us help on where to visit on our short stay. She could not have been more welcoming. The room we booked was a suite and way too big for...More

Thank Nicki H
Reviewed 31 January 2018

My family stayed there for one day only last week and here is a few things I experience. Downside: 1. The room is very aged. There were a lot of squeaky noise just by walking on the 2nd floor. Only one electric fan provided but...More

1  Thank tokutoshi
Response from Pohutulodge, Manager at Pohutu Lodge MotelResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks for your review. Yes it was incredibly hot when you stayed with us, the hottest summer on record for NZ. So hot in fact that guests were taking fans from the rooms on their departure! I have been trying to buy more, however, because...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

This was not the most luxurious place we stayed and the kitchen was one of the more basic in terms of facilities but to be fair, they are more honest on their website about what is provided than some other motels. I would also have...More

Thank Ruth S
Response from Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge MotelResponded 29 January 2018

Thanks for your review, we try really hard to help our guests enjoy everything Rotorua has to offer and that you take away some great holiday memories. The room you had was a large studio and yes they do only have basic kitchens, Our 2...More

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Pohutu Lodge Motel, your perfect Rotorua Accommodation experience. Rotorua is a vibrant, exciting and interesting destination with something for everyone. Pohutu Lodge is conveniently situated for you to More discover everything Rotorua has to offer. Pohutu Lodge Motel is on the edge of the Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley and takes its name from the famous Pohutu Geyser. Pohutu is a natural fountain of explosive boiling water and is only a few hundred metres away, situated in one of the most popular tourist attractions of Rotorua and indeed, New Zealand. If you are heading to Rotorua with the intention of doing some mountain biking at the internationally famous Redwoods Forest, then you're not going to find a motel any closer to the action. From Pohutu Lodge Motel on Meade Street, you are within a few minutes’ drive of both the main carparks of the Waipa and Redwoods Forest mountain biking trails. Our rooms are all very spacious, most with two separate bedrooms so perfect for families Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$77 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$77 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Traveller (11)
Room & Suite (17)
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"Get the suite if you need space"
9 Mar 2018
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"ask for heavy blankets if travelling in winter! gets very cold!"
8 Aug 2017
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"Steep stairs inside."
22 Jul 2017
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"Our unit had 2 separate bedrooms so is excellent for groups"
8 Dec 2016
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