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Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa
Ranked #5 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
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Bedminster, New Jersey
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127 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Comfortable and affordable stay!”
Reviewed 11 January 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night in our travels through Rotorua. We thought the room was clean, cozy, and well equipped. The room was very spacious and probably one of the nicest places we stayed throughout our travels in New Zealand. Also, it was a short drive to the downtown area of restaurants and shops. We highly recommend this accommodation!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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SilverFernRotorua, Owner at Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Thank you for your kind words, it makes us very happy to receive a review such as yours. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Silver Fern and your time in Rotorua. We hope you enjoyed the rest of travels throughout the country and we hope to see you again during your next visit.
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Dover, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

This place was for us a real winner. I normally try to reserve my "excellent" ratings for true luxury hotels, and as good as it is, I wouldn't call Silver Fern a luxury facility. However, it suited us so darned well that I just have to give it top rating. It was conveniently located, easy in and out, spotlessly clean and super-friendly, with spacious rooms and comfortable beds -- just perfect for someone traveling by automobile in an unfamiliar land. We probably felt more relaxed there than anywhere else we stayed in NZ. The hosts, Allan and Shirley were exceptionally accommodating and knew the answer to every question we asked about the Rotorua area.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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SilverFernRotorua, Owner at Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
We try our best to make all our guests feel accommodated to ensure they enjoy their time here in Rotorua, so we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Silver Fern so much. Thank you for your excellent review Ronald, it is really appreciated.
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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We stayed here only one night going through Rotorua and showed up pretty late to check in. The owner is very nice and gave us some tips and a discount for Te Puia we were planning on visiting the next day. The room was clean and modern but minor details missing I couldn't give it 5 stars. There was no AC or it wasn't working, the lighting was too low and the bed was not very comfortable. Plus we were on the bottom floor and could hear the water running through walls from upstairs pretty loud. As far as location, we were able to walk to a close restaurant and it seems like it is along a road with all hotels.

Room Tip: I would pick the upper floor for less noise and privacy but you would have to lug your bags up the s...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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SilverFernRotorua, Owner at Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review Stephanie. We are sorry to hear about your discomfort during your stay. As minor as the problems may seem, it is this feedback that helps us to make continuous improvements to ensure all our guests enjoy their stay at the Silver Fern and their time in Rotorua. We are pleased you enjoyed your overall stay and thank you again for your comments.
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Booking.com came through again! The warm welcome from our host Allan, the great room, and even rearranging the room to accommodate the cot.
The Spa room was a great addition. (It gave us even more space tp spread out all our gear-who knew you needed so much when travelling with an baby!..lol)
The room was super clean and really well appointed. And the unlimited wireless internet-awesome!
Its a great location, very central to everything we wanted to do.
The breakfast was really well done. Best Omelette ever!! And my last breakfast of Bacon and Eggs-perfect!
We needed some printing done, and it was not a problem for the front desk.
Heaps of brochures to choose from for tours etc.

Room Tip: We booked a One Bedroom Executive Suite. It had the personal Spa Room. Oh, and our Sleep Quality wa...
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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SilverFernRotorua, Owner at Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed the eggs and that your family had enough space during your stay at Silver Fern. We hope to see you again during your next visit to Rotorua.
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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Perfectly located and easy to find on the main motel strip - met by very friendly Graham who recommended fantastic local bistro to eat at
V good value too - recommend to anyone thinking of travelling to Rotorua

  • Stayed January 2014
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SilverFernRotorua, Owner at Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Thank you for your compliments and for taking the time to leave a review. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Silver Fern and hope to see you again during your next visit to Rotorua.
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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

During a recent visit to Rotorua in New Zealand, it was a godsend to find this beautiful apartment on such short notice. We had previously booked into another motel which proved to be a big disappointment and meant us vacating it early. Silver Ferns offered us everything we required, very clean and efficiently managed. Loved the hot tub in the bathroom! Thank you to everyone there, we hope to return in 2016! Woodley & Farrington party.

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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SilverFernRotorua, Owner at Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
We are very happy hear that the Silver Fern helped play a part during your stay in Rotoura. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again in 2016.
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Whitianga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Stayed with Allen and Shirley At the Silver Fern and was really delighted and relaxed.
Super nice room, ultra clean and tidy with friendly, helpful service second to none anywhere I've ever traveled in the world.
The in room spa was enormous, the shower was great, the bed even better.
Tasty platter for dinner and a terrific breakfast just made out trip to Rotorua that much nicer.
Highly recommend staying here to anyone looking for a relaxing, easygoing ,and quite luxurious experience.

Joss and Gemma
Whitianga.

Room Tip: The balcony was really nice!
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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SilverFernRotorua, Owner at Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa, responded to this review, 21 January 2014
Thank you Joss and Gemma for such a flattering review. We are thrilled to hear that you appreciated the service and all the facilities during your stay at the Silver Fern. We hope to see you again during your future travels to Rotorua.
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Property: Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa
Address: 326 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#4 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#6 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#6 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#7 Family Hotel in Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Five star motel accommodation in Rotorua, New Zealand. The Silver Fern offers free wi-fi, free parking, free DVD hire,free bicycle hire and an on site Day Spa. Spa bath or spa pool in every room, and high quality fittings and furnishings make Silver Fern the best choice for accommodation in Rotorua. ... more   less 
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