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Ambassador Thermal Motel

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#26 of 93 Hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an apartment which turned out to be half a traditional New Zealand house. Naturally it looked a bit older from the outside but, let me tell you, it had everything that could be needed inside, and was very comfortable. Furthermore, it was only a five minute walk from the city centre, and from "Eat Street", a veritable bonanza...

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in a 2 bed unit. The lady running it was extremely helpful (I am sorry I didn't get her name). Everything was clean and tidy and there was plenty of room. We had a wallow in the sulphur bath and the hot tub, all good for the soul and good fun. It is also...

Thank kdhs61
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this motel as it was right in the centre of town and easy to walk to shops, restaurants and the local park. All of which was excellent. I also booked it because of the thermal pools but when we arrived we were told that if I went in I needed to take jewellery off as it would be...

Thank _maylott14
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a find! Absolute silence in downtown Rotorua. Rooms are large and well laid out, beds comfortable, showers hot + strong. Slowing its age in places, but you're not paying $300 a night so who cares? Will recommend to others and would happily stay again.

Thank KentandMichelle
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Only stayed one night but excellent location within walking distance to city and beautiful museum close by. Hot pool and spa in hotel was lovely. Very friendly staff and helpful with where to go for attractions. Large clean room with a balcony and very quiet.

Thank Michelle S
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our stay at Ambassador Thermal Motel was a very short stay, just a day. It is a three story building and built in typical Motel style. The Motel is just a short walk from "Eat Street" in Rotorua and city centre. But you need to get used to the smell thats typical for Rotorua. The lady at the reception was...

Thank Benedict S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This hotel was clean and the hostess very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We only had a short visit and she was able to advise the best things to see in the area. A short walk to all restaurants and shops. The hotel also has its own natural hot spring which we dipped our feet into, quite hot! The...

Thank jennymF9537JU
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had booked a room for 2 nights for 3 people. At first we thought we booked it too late as we ended up getting a huge room with 3 singles and 1 queen! Haha, there was no complaints though as we had huge floor space and we could move around easily. We peered into other rooms and they too...

Thank notesformia
Papamoa, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We booked this motel after another one we tried failed to get back to us and we are so glad that we did. It was is a great location and the hosts were very friendly. We appreciated being put in the room beside the pool. Our grandson thought he was in heaven. It was an older motel but very clean....

Thank Glenda G
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Very affordable to stay at and definitely didn't regret booking here. Staff were always friendly, rooms were always cleaned, big rooms and more than enough space for 6 people in the 2 bedroom apartment. Would stay here again no questions. Close to main street, restaurants, the lake and heaps more!

Thank sezmac12

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Ambassador Thermal Motel

Address: Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $125 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ambassador Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“We had a ground floor, road side room and there was no noise. we slept perfectly well.”
_maylott14, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper Floor rooms with lake view”
850benedicts, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“shut the windows to avoid the smell and you'll be good!”
notesformia, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet, great location.”
JanG406, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A definite YES in all aspects - the central location is another bonus”
JamesaM371, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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