We visited Rotorua during the second week of October for one night. While the motel is small, the rooms are spotlessly clean & very well maintained. The shower was fantastic and the beds were really comfortable.
The motel is run by Ian & Jyll, and they were an absolute delight during our check-in. There had been some mistake with our check-in date and details but Jyll was really prompt in sorting it out for us. They offered a lot of information and options for spending our only evening in Rotorua and also booked our Maori Village tour at a discounted price. Both of them really did add a lot of cheer and warmth in our stay.
The motel has a small heated pool in the back and a spa bath as well, both of them were almost a godsend on the cold rainy day in Rotorua especially after our long drive from Auckland.
This was a perfect stay for us over one night and i would happily recommend this motel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Come and stay with us and experience true Kiwi award winning customer service! Situated just off the main street and away from busy traffic noise, Sport of Kings is a home away from home! All of our rooms and amenities have been newly refurbished over the past year to provide comfort and relaxation in a peaceful serene environment. We are Kiwi owned and operated and being locals have extensive knowledge of Rotorua and what our amazing city and surroundings has to offer and our hospitality is the best you could find - check out our reviews! Our 16 ground floor rooms range from two bedroom apartments that sleep 6 to one bedroom spa apartments where you can relax in your own private indoor spa pool day and night. Our studio units sleep two or three and are perfect for business travellers or those wanting a quiet comfortable room at a great price! All of our rooms have kitchen or kitchenettes, thermally heated hot water, individually controlled thermal heating, flat screen tv's, satellite channels and free DVD hire. Comfortable lazy-boy recliner chairs are included in most rooms and free unlimited filtered water is available in every room. All rooms are serviced daily! We have two public spa pools and a heated outdoor swimming pool for your use during your stay all year round along with a BBQ and BBQ table poolside which you are welcome to use - a great way to cater for everyone while enjoying the beautiful landscaped surroundings. And to entertain children we have a playground for hours of entertainment. Centrally located close to Rotorua CBD, Thermal Valleys, Maori Hangi and Concert Events and world renowned Mountain Bike Tracks, you have everything at your fingertips. We have a purpose built bike wash down area, bike 'service station', secure bike storage and a drying room to get your gear ready for your next ride!! Perfect for families, holiday makers, mountain bikers and business people alike. Our reception is a mini gallery showcasing our own original native bird art which also features throughout our apartments giving Sport of Kings Motel uniqueness not to be found anywhere else. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sport Of Kings Hotel Rotorua