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ctn66
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Average & Satisfactory

Review of Manhattan Motel
3.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 Mar 2018
The Good:

Located in a quiet area, two blocks from a park, and a short walk to shopping area.
Less expensive than many other hotels/motels.

Very friendly, nice, and helpful owner.

Kitchen area and refrigerator meant we could eat breakfast in our room and save money on food.

WiFi worked in the early morning and afternoon but seemed to get slow in the evenings when everyone was in their rooms.

The Rest:

Looks like it was built in the 1950s or 60s and that it has not been updated since that time.

Walls of the room were marked and could use a cleaning and a paint job.

Carpet is worn and threadbare in places and needs to be replaced.

Bathroom needs to be torn out and replaced - no water pressure, mold growing on the shower curtain, appears to be rot around the area where the shower/tub meets the wall.

This worked out fine for the four nights that four of us were there, but it definitely took some getting used to, and all of us wore socks all the time rather than going barefoot in the room.
Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
2.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

What can you say to someone who gave you shelter? Our flight was cancelled and we were stuck in Rotorua for four days. We used booking.com to make reservations. When we arrived he noted that we could easily fit into the larger of the two rooms and allowed us to cancel our other reservation without penalty. The room was two bedrooms and slept nine with one bathroom (separate toilet). It included a full kitchen with microwave. The walls were painted cinderblock. There was no a/c but fans were available. We were there during summer. It was clean but a bit dingy. The bathroom was OK but the shower was too low for me (I'm 6'3") and only warm water. It was your typical motel experience. Nothing like the hospitality of a hotel or b and b.

Date of stay: February 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Older type motel close to everything and everywhere. Décor a bit dated but clean and management were helpful and friendly. Shower over bath was not ideal and could have done with a new shower curtain as the one we had was moldy. No milk supplied but not a biggie. Definitely value for money though. Would use again.

Date of stay: March 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank IvanovichC
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The motel is well located in Rotorua to the CBD. The units are dated as noted in other reviews, but the unit we had was clean and tidy. The service was good, and the price made it a great place to base ourselves for a couple of days.
If you aren't worried about shiny new fittings etc, but want a comfortable, well sized place to stay - here is a great option. If you want flash, go somewhere else.

Date of stay: August 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank brentling
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my parents for one night and had a relaxing and enjoyable time! The owner was super friendly and was willing to give tips and vouchers to the places we were planning to visit in Rotorua. I highly recommend to stay here for a great value while being stay close to all the local areas!

Date of stay: August 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank davey1101
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

This motel is well located for both the town and park. The room we had was well equipped and clean. It has its own mineral pool which is free a bonus.
If needed the owner will arrange pick up from the bus drop off.

Date of stay: February 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank julians687
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