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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very friendly welcome, staff had good ideas for sights around town. Nothing too special about the Motel itself, pretty much standard, but very big room with a private spa/jacuzzi to the rear – but in a town full of proper spas and thermal baths more a gimmick than anything useful. Interior, especially around the kitchen and bathroom was quite outdated...

Thank kris1138
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good : * Quiet environment * Spacious room with a large jacuzzi tub * Convenient parking lot right in front of ground floor rooms * Within tour bus pickup location * Less than 30mins walk to/from city * Friendly staffs and nice owners with good customer service * Daily room cleaning Areas to Improve : * Direct afternoon sun and...

Thank Irene T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Easy access, easy to find and not far off from Te-Puai Tourist spot. Room is nice, decent space, there is hot tub which we had used and private car park in front of room. The host also were very helpful and provided lotsa tips. Although the weather was rainy, the location, host and room made up for a gloomy day

Thank MacFadzil
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 December 2016

+ kind staff, offer many discount to activity in and aroud Rotorua + reataurants, fast foods, supermarket, souvenir shop, lake, Te - puia all within 10 mins by car + rooms are nice and clear - access to the internet is like, they give you login and password with limit 250Mb per day, they give you 2 or 3 logins,...

Thank Dejv94
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Malone's for three nights. Our room was spacious and I would think that it was recently refurbished. The bed was very comfortable. It also had a spa bath and s wetroom type shower. Frank & Sarah the proprietors, couldn't have been more helpful, offering advice and booking attractions as requested. Would thoroughly recommend at...

Thank Burt_Thatcherher
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived to the outdated run down room, wall paper peeling off, curtains falling down. Mould on roof above bed.... gross! The shower was very very unclean and wouldn't stay at a constant temperature. But the bed....... the bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on, it was so hard and you could feel the springs underneath you,...

1Thank Aimee W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2016

As this was one of the cheaper motels I was not expecting too much so was pleasantly surprised. Room was a good size. Well equipped. Clean and bed comfortable. The only thing I would mention that the shower was over the spa bath which meant getting into was a bit tricky so may be a problem with elderly people.

Thank 2012kim
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Clean room, 2 beds (single and double), nice kitchen and spa (didnt use), shower was in spa which was a bit different but all in all a good room with nice location. Kitchen was well equipped and great location to town

Thank Dave S
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly compliments to the lady boss who was really friendly and helpful to all our questions and needs. Great service! Our stay was pleasant and comfortable. The sheets were clean which is very important and they have split shower and toilet. The location is very convenient. Best of all there's free internet. Why it did not get 5 star? -...

Thank MelYeo
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Room was a decent size but kitchen was small, probably ok for basic heating of food or maybe making breakfast. Receptionist forgot to tell us that the fridge needs to be switched on, but got an apology and was shown the next day when reporting that it didn't seem to be working. Good for a short stay and reasonably priced,...

Thank Rachel T

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Malones Motel

Address: 321 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: £56 - £96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Malones Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“inspect the room first before you pay, make sure you are satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles TangDawae, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back were quiet and not on the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles grubbaldd, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Very central location”
 of 5 bubbles 881elained, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles mary19, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“#10 is at the end (quiet), but tough to get the car to.”
  • Another view of the main room - dining table and note door to car.
  • private spa
  • refrigerator in the kitchenette
  • Sink area
  • Nice shower - old, but worked very well
  • The bathroom - separate room for toilet
  • The bedroom - door goes to private spa
  • The kitchenette
 of 5 bubbles A419RDandyw, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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