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Ambassador Thermal Motel

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“eat street”(16 reviews)
“thermal pools”(11 reviews)
Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Spa
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgovernment gardenseat streetthermal poolsgreat locationshort walk to restaurantsgreat poolsroom unittwo singlescentral locationhot tubcentre of townwarm swimming poolhuge roomdouble bedrestaurants and shopssmall poolwould stay here again
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For what we needed this place was good, spacious and close to everything. Very hot as no aircon in the bedroom. Staff were friendly. Its old but ok, the bathroom could have done with a good scrub. Quite noisey.

Thank di k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our travel agent booked this place for us. The woman at front desk was very helpful pointing out places in town, and asked if we were booked to see the native dance and meal over at the hot springs. Yes we were, so she took...More

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well located and walking distance away from interesting attractions. We had a spacious unit that was clean and comfortable but very, very simple for the price, almost underequipped. An overhaul is really needed The hotel has an outdoor climatized pool and a...More

Thank nicolasgoddone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Landed in the evening to friendly receptionist. The room is basic but very big which as good, and we got full use of the 3 different pool areas. Only a shirt walk into town which was good. Added bonus of getting a good nights sleep...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't vouch for the rooms in the main part of the motel, which looked revamped and nicer. But our family of 6 was given the "house" which neighbors the main building, and although it looks quaint from the outside, the interior was quite poor....More

Thank ADAMMS222
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Spa
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US$89 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$89 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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teeteeSanJose
17 June 2017|
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Response from Narelle V | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is and at quite a fast speed too
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DavidandVal2015
29 March 2016|
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Response from Kate T |
It means you get an initial byte of Wi-Fi then you purchase any extra you need once you've used up whatever you start with. It should indicate level of Wi-Fi (actually built into tariff) when stating how much is 'free'.
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"2 bedroom apartment very spacious"
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"Avoid the "house""
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"Check how warm the room is before agreeing to stay."
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"Ground floor rooms very convenient, probably a better view from the first floor."
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