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Rydges Rotorua

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Rydges Rotorua is located in a park like setting on the edge of the city's Racecourse. The hotel boasts panoramic views towards Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island. Along with the most spacious guest rooms in the city, offering FREE WIFI, the hotel also has extensive catering facilities, including the Atrium Restaurant and Bar, Mezz Bar, 24 hour room service and over 560sqm of function. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the city centre, Convention Centre and many of the city's main attractions are a short drive away.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Appalling. It was tired when we stayed here ten years ago but now it's just appalling. The first family room we were shown to had poo on the bathroom floor, despite the overwhelming stench of bleach. The second room had what looked like vomit stains on the carpet, both rooms had
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Spent 2 nights here, ideally located to the racecourse for a function & close to town. Our room was spacious & provided all we need for a great stay, including a spa. The staff in all areas were friendly & helpful. A great Grab one deal! We will be back. Thank you Rydges.
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Response from Monique E, Executive Assistant Manager at Rydges Rotorua
Responded 5 Sep 2018
Dear Sue Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. I will be sure to pass your comments onto the team
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We come here every year on a grab one voucher. The rooms are a bit old and need some tlc, a long with shampoo, conditioner, and soap.... apart from that, the room has a spa, is spacious and clean, so for what we pay, inclusive of a gym, and $20 voucher per night for drinks or
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Response from MoniqueE530, Manager at Rydges Rotorua
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Mayana Thank you for your review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Grab One deal. Hopefully we see you at Rydges again soon Thanks
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We were disappointed with this hotel. It does not deserve a four star rating. On the positive side, the rooms were very large, and we did have a view of the lake, as advertised. However, we were told that the hotel has a pool, and it turns out that the pool closed two years ago.
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Response from MoniqueE530, Manager at Rydges Rotorua
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Lou E Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. We don't advertise that we have air conditioning so apologies if you thought differently. The sulphur smell is pretty unique to Rotorua and it is one of our natural treasures that come along with the amazing Geothermal activity that we have here. Kind Regards
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I booked the hotel after visitng Rydges Auckland and was shocked upon stepping into the lobby. Rooms were shabby and very very dated. There was no air-conditioning in room and i was informed by the reception that this is a very “old-school” hotel, and the pool has been
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Response from MoniqueE530, Manager at Rydges Rotorua
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Yinghan12 Thank you for your review, I will pass your comments onto our management team. Kind Regards
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Deluxe spa??? 😳
What gym facilities are there?
Couple of treadmills and a few weight machines. Enough for a bit of morning exercise.
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We've just stayed at Rydges Rotorua Sara and can confirm there are some Sky Channels (news etc.) in the rooms.
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City bus line 11
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Thank you 892Janpat for the question. We do have tea and coffee making facilities in our rooms, as well as a sink and bench in our rooms. Please do feel free to send me any further questions you may have. Kind Regards, James Billing, General Manager
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Hi Raj S, Thank you for your question. I am not entirely sure how the rating system works through trip advisor, however we are committed to redeveloping our product offering to meet the needs of our guests. The addtiion of FREE WIFI, our RISE Breakfast and Dream Beds are just a few initiatives that we have recently adopted in this area. More recently the teams effort and passion in this area has been recognised and appreciated by Trip advisor travellers. We look forward to continuing our efforts to improve and redefine our product, and hopefully one day being rated as one of the top ten rated properties in Rotorua.
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"Great room sizes,could do with some AC"
"Our 4th floor room overlooking racecourse was very large & with a spa"
"Choose another hotel"
"Go somewhere else"
"Upper floor at the rear of the hotel are quietest and provide best views."
US$95 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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