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Red Rock Thermal Motel

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the 2 bdrm cottage in February and really enjoyed our stay. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed to cook and we used the bbq one night which was good. The kids loved the trampoline and the warm pool, we didn't make it in the mineral pool as it as too hot for us. Love the...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel safely ! Molly

Sulgrave, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel was easy to find, on the edge of central Rotorua. The room was large, airy and very clean; the bed was very comfortable. We were impressed as the host turned on the heating just as we arrived; there were copious towels, and we were pleased to see that the toileteries were non-animal-tested. We tried the Hot Tub fed...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to let us know that you were very enjoyed in our motel.And we are please that you enjoyed our facilities. We are very hope that you will have a next stay with us. Hope you have a great day! Molly

Werribee, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the cottage at the rear of the property and it was wonderful. Had one room with QS bed, one room with 2 x singles and in the lounge there was 3 singles. There were also 2 toilets and a verandah to sit out on. It had a full kitchen. We only stayed 2 nights but would have...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are please that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel Molly

Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice night at the Motel in Unit 2, it was clean and comfortable. The only thing wrong with Unit 2 is that there isn't a power point beside the bed to plug my laptop into. The power point by the TV isn't much use unless you've got an extension cord. Had a lovely swim in the Pool though!!!

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rosie, Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are please that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel Molly

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel on a Saturday night in February and it was lovely. The room was large, comfortable, clean and very well furnished. We had room #7 at the back of the small complex and was on its own next to the laundry & mineral spa pool. We didn't hear a sound from either and slept very well...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Kathryn ! Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are please that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel safely Molly

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Although the motel needs a bit of updating the rooms are still lovely and it's in a great location central to Rotorua. The road it's on is a main road so it's great if you have a car but may be a bit far out of the way if you don't. To make it easier we've summed up the main...

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Biggin Hill, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were pretty tired and had had a full day walking in Rotorua. We got into the geothermal pool and let our cares drift away. The room was immaculate and very comfortable. Its in a great location within walking distance to Eat Street and the night markets on a Thursday.

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hi Amanda, Thanks for the review! Glad that you've enjoyed the stay here! Looking forward to meet you next time! Thanks again! -Owner Molly

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The owner was not welcoming upon my arrival, seemingly focused more on my parking ability than on assisting in checking us in. Similarly when I asked about the wifi, the reaction was that all the info was in the guest services book in the room - I felt I was disturbing him rather than him realising I was a paying...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stayed there for sports and the Motel was Very Tidy & Clean. We stayed in # 7 which is towards the back so it was peaceful. The kids enjoyed the pool and I never got time to try out the hot pool. Being away all day with sports I was to late -requested to use the laundry at 7.30pm...

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Sherie W Thank you for taking the time for writing a review Glad you found our rooms clean and tidy There were 2 pool towels as well as 2 shower towels as your booking was made for 2 people only that is what we supply you did not pay for the 3 rd person hence no extra towels but...

Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Incredible spot that I recommend highly. Start with our room(s) - two queen beds, one in it's own room - very spacious eating area, table for 4, most amenities. Galley kitchen equally spacious and very well equipped for two couples travelling. Bathroom very well laid out with lots of space - all in one room. Grounds are great with a...

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Late-Day Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your great stay with us We are pleased that you we are pleased that you found our facilities comfortable and adequate We would love to welcome you back Greetings Sue.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Rock Thermal Motel is a small motel with thermal heating, a private thermal mineral spa pool for rejuvenating after a busy day sightseeing and a outdoor heated swimming pool. We have gardens to relax in with a trampoline for the kids. All units have tea & coffee facilities, kitchenettes and bathrooms. The Motel is ideally situated to tour the many geothermal parks in the area. Many of the Maori Culture shows offer a free pick up service from here for a great night out, or if you prefer you can simply walk out of our back gate, catch yourself a trout from the stream & cook it on the BBQ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Rock Thermal Motel

Address: 109 Lake Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $122 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Red Rock Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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#16 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#18 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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“Wi - Fi was free but hard to access not sure if it was because we were in the cottage out the back”
 of 5 bubbles reneec936, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are lots of choices in the main area of Rotorua”
 of 5 bubbles Kwok320, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are more peaceful. Less Traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles sheriew2016, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay back from the road for reduced noise - room 2 is good.”
 of 5 bubbles Late-Day-Traveller, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The cottage is self contained with two bedrooms, two toilets, full kitchen, and sleeps up to 8.”
 of 5 bubbles jazmac7, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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