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Ambassador Thermal Motel

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#25 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Great value for a quick stopover, our room on the second floor was spacious and full of light with large windows. It was nice to have free access to an outdoor heated pool, a spa, and an indoor sulphur pool. The lady who checked us in was amazingly nice and helpful. Good location within walking distance of the town center.

2Thank Emma S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Nice, clean, functional motel just 1-2 blocks from downtown and the Eat Street restaurant area. Parking is right next to the rooms. There's a small indoor thermal mineral pool, quite hot and rather pungent--but if you're put off by the sulfury smell you probably wouldn't be in Rotorua in the first place. The adjacent outdoor hot tub is good for...

2Thank Steve M
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Comfort and clean motel. Welcoming & friendly owners. Great location walk to town and lake. We had ground floor & had convenient, free parking outside unit. Awesome hot pools for winter break. Highly recommend for families on a budget.

2Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is the second time our family have stayed at this motel. It is reasonably priced, very close to Lake Rotorua and the CBD. It is clean and roomy. We stayed in Unit 4, which has a main room (double bed) and a single bed; with two single beds in the lounge/kitchen area. A very sunny unit as is Unit...

2Thank kp p
Whangamata, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 July 2015

i always enjoy our stays here, very central to eat street, town, govt gardens etc. comfortable spacious rooms, excellent mineral pool available for guests, plus outdoor pool if required.Friendly reception.

3Thank Lesley S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Place is a bit dated. Very soft bed. Had a room upstairs something I need to make sure of in future as it is not so easy for us climbing stairs now. Warm room if you work out the heating arrangement. No electric blankets on the beds not such a worry for us but we were with older people and...

1Thank Janet F
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Good walking distance to Eat Street. Bathroom looked recently up dated and shower was great. Found the bed very uncomfortable- soft and lumpy- however the overall room is clean and basic with plenty of room. Even in winter the room was quite warm- a very efficient but slightly noisy oil heater. The girl at reception wonderfully helpful

1Thank Gail B
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

A really excellent two nights in a spacious and well equipped apartment in the centre of Rotorua near to all ameneties, gardens, thermal pools etc. Very friendly staff who run a first class motel. Many thanks for an excellent stay!

1Thank colinjm
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 16 March 2015

As I always plan my trips at last moment, I arrived in Rotorua without any idea about where I would spend the night. I've been advised by the i-Site to opt for Ambassador Thermal Motel, which seems to be the best option still available. And it was ! Ideally located in Rotorua city center, near the beautiful lake and only...

1Thank LG-Aude-LG
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and enjoyed our stay. The location is great, within walking distance of the lake, supermarkets and the town centre. The room was well decorated and of a good size with Queen bed, single bed, kitchen area, dining table, standing fan and decent size bathroom with good shower. The high ceilings gave it a good open...

1Thank succulant

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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: £64 - £90 (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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“Ground floor rooms very convenient, probably a better view from the first floor.”
ziazak, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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