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Fenton Court Motel
Ranked #43 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Me and my family stayed at Fenton Court Motel for two night first week of Jan 2013. The room was spacious/clean and value for money which i paid. The cooked break fast was excellent. The staff at the motel were freindly and helpfull (can do attitude) also you get full kitchnett/plasma tv with sky channels and spa bath. It is easy to find if you are coming from Taupo after the first round about from Fenton street on to your left hand side. We will definitly recomend this place to freinds and family.

Dennis/Shanika and Joel

Room Tip: On my opinion all rooms are good
  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

We stayed at Fenton Court Motel in November in their mediocre room with a roll together bed!! Not the most comfortable two nights. On 20 December we discovered that they had charged our Visa twice for the visit. I emailed them and got a reply stating that Yes they had realised on 25 November that we had been charged twice, but that they had done nothing about it. I emailed our bank details to them. Three emails later, I finally got payment on 28 December in my bank. Why could they have not : reversed our visa immediately, telephoned us, written to us, sent a cheque to us - why did we have to wait over a month for this payment. There was no apology just a promise of a free breakfast next time we stayed with them. Do they not realise that there are plenty of other motels in Rotorua - we wont be staying with them again and we will be telling people why. This is appalling treatment of customers - you need to get your act together Fenton Court Motel.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Margaret G
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

We stayed in a downstairs studio room.
Good bed.
Spacious ensuite bathroom and there were plenty of towels.
A nice surprise was the private undercover spa out the back.
The TV reception was excellent and the TV was a good quality unit (not a generic "hotel brand").
Tea facilities were good and included biscuits.
Overall very neat, clean and tidy.
Great for a self-drive holiday in an easy location to reach all the main attractions in Rotorua.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Alex M
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

Caren and Terry run an excellent motel in a very friendly way. The room is spacious, tha private spa in a covered courtyard beautiful after a days visits of the many attractions of the region. And the price is very fair, especially if you consider that it includes wifi, newspaper and - complementary shuttle to dinner in town and shuttle back on phone call!

Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
Thank Juerg B
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

This was our first trip to Rotorua and we really found the Fenton Court to be a very convenient base from which to explore. The rooms were not flash but very clean and comfortable. We had everything we needed. The rooms were warm and the beds were comfortable. My daughter and I had great fun in the spa pool. A friend joined us for a night and the staff were very friendly and accomodating. All in all a relaxing place place to stay. Would do it again!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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Thank ASxox
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Reviewed 10 October 2012

We booked in here on the advice of the ladies in the Tourism office, the people were lovely, but the actual facilities/rooms are a little basic. I like a good bed and good pillow, I don't want to be rolling into the middle of the bed nor rolling off because that's just what the bed does. I also didn't like having to climb into the shower which was part of the spa bath, a little to high to safely step in and out of. It was clean but there are better choices out there.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank GManNZ
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

Having left the Red Rock Thermal (see review) we were worried that all of Rotorua would be a bit of a dump but the Fenton Court is wonderful. Despite being on a main road there is no traffic noise and the rooms are spotless, obviously refurbished recently although the spa bath does look a bit tired. Not great cooking facilities but enough to rustle up a reasonable meal. The manager is very helpful and will advise which attractions to go for and book them too - he even went the extra mile to get us a discount for our evening out.
Thoroughly recommended.

Room Tip: Ground floor at the rear of the car park have their own spa bath and are quieter.
  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Geoff C
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Additional Information about Fenton Court Motel

Address: 305-307 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#22 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
Price Range: £48 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fenton Court Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
18 Modern units, serviced daily: 8 studio; 8 x 1 Brm; 2 x 2 Brm; 2 with access facilities. 2 X 2 Brm units with fully equipped kitchen, 8 studio units with breakfast making facilities; all with microwave, fridge, hair dryer, queen And King size beds, phone, FREE WIFI 9-channel Sky Digital TV (2 TVs in 1 & 2 Brm units), heating, electric blankets, iron/ironing board. Private spa in 8 units, individually filled/controlled; double spa bath in 10 units. Cot and highchair available. Cooked/continental breakfast available served to unit, laundry service, off-street parking with security lighting. Secure storage for bikes. Tariff (2 persons): studio and 1 brm unit $120.00 - $150.00 Extra person $20; corporate rates available; minimum unit rate may apply; 2 brm unit rates on application; peak or seasonal rates may apply. Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Eftpos. Member MANZ, Rotorua Assn of Motels. Hosts: Lin & Yong. Qualmark 4-star Self-contained & Serviced. ... more   less 
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Rotorua Best Western

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