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RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua
Ranked #11 of 91 Hotels in Rotorua
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Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights during our 3 week stay in NZ.
We had 2 really comfortable nights here, the rooms were a good size and very clean.
The pool was out of order, which was a shame as we booked here for the pool. It wasn't a problem tho as we had a spa pool in our room which the kids seemed to prefer.

The staff were really helpful, recommended trips and even have us discount from one.
It was a great touch to be able to borrow dvd's too, kept the kids chilled after busy days.

It's very close to the centre, the restaurants, the shops, supermarket and kids park.

Would definitely stay here again

Stayed: March 2014
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RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2014

Kia ora Guys,

Thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor. I am so glad to hear the lads had a great stay with us and they got to do so much! Extremely sorry the pool was out of action, this was not planned (sadly), THANK YOU for your understanding. I am pleased to let you know next time you are in Rotorua you will love the pool - it has been painted and looks amazing.

Safe travels - Natalee & Bryce

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Reviewed 6 March 2014

Genuinely friendly welcome from the RotoVegas owners, lots of local information which proved invaluable.

Room was comfortable and well-equipped, with our own hot tub, and the themed room was fun.

Supermarket across the (busy) road, great takeaway a few steps away and all the Rotorua attractions in walking distance.

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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2014

Kia Ora Frank,

Thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor - I am pleased to say it is reviews like this one that gave us the "2014 Travellers Choice Award" - much appreciated.

Enjoy the rest of your holiday in this great country.

Cheers Natalee & Bryce

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Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

A family run motel, this motel has everything we needed. The hosts are friendly and knowledgeable about the attractions in the area. The rooms are clean and well-serviced. It is good value for money and the funky style is a bit of fun and a welcome change from face-less motel chains.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2014

Kia Ora from one family to another,

Yes Bryce and I are a local Rotorua family, with Maclyn (3yrs) and Thornton (5yrs) - the lads will even show you the 'haka' while getting you some milk on your arrival!
Bryce and I love it when other families come and stay with us, as we know what it is like to NOW travel with kids. We also offer high chairs, travel cots and even a pushchair if required. Kids love the FREE dvds, and the outside heated pool.

So thank you for the lovely review as this will help other families come and stay with us in Rotorua.

Regards Natalee & Bryce

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

We stayed at Rotovegas Motel on our trip around New Zealand following a recommendation from a friend. We had a brilliant stay there. The owners were really friendly and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. There's a very relaxed atmosphere at the motel and you're left to your own devices but if you need anything, they are only too happy to help.

The room was great. Amazing to have a hot tub in our room, what a treat! It was all very clean and the kitchenette had everything you could need. I felt the motel was really good value for money.

The owner, Bryce offered us some good recommendations of where to eat out in the evening and touristy things for us to do in the area. He recommended the Polynesian Spa, which was a lovely relaxing experience and Waiotapu for the spectacular geothermal pools. He also booked our trip to Hobbiton which was a real highlight.

The weather wasn't warm enough to use the pool but it did look very inviting and child friendly.

All in all, I can really recommend this place and I have high expectations!

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2014

Kia Ora Caroline,

Thank you for taking the time to review RotoVegas Motel in Rotorua. I am pleased you and your lovely family enjoyed your stay with us.

I am glad you got to see and do so much around Rotorua. The outside pool has recently been painted and looks great, so next time you are in Rotorua, come and try it out.

Regards Natalee

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Reviewed 23 February 2014

RotoVegas is very conveniently located with a supermarket and a fruit stand across the street, and a fantastic fish and chip / Chinese take out place just up the block. There are also all kinds of eateries just a short walk away along the main road.

We stayed in one of the family units equipped with 2 bed rooms, a full kitchen and a spacious living area. We even had our own hot tub room which was a real treat. The facility was quiet and well maintained. The staff in the front office was very friendly and knowledgeable. We booked our Rotorua sightseeing tours through them and all the tours turned out to be just wonderful. We highly recommend this place for visitors to Rotorua NZ.

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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Thank you very much for the lovely review of RotoVegas Motel. We are delighted you had such a great time with us and enjoyed the complex.

Safe Travels.

Cheers Natalee

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Reviewed 16 February 2014

Had a great stay. The rooms were very clean, the staff were very friendly. The rooms had a fun and modern feel. The beds were soooo comfortable, even the kids repeatedly told me how comfortable the beds were. Fresh towels daily and rooms were serviced. The owners allowed the kids to borrow DVDs, we had a quick swim in the lovely heated pool and the kids loved the trampoline. Highly recommend and will be back soon

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RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2014

Thank you for the lovely review. It is always a pleasure to hear great reviews for other Housekeepers. Glad you had a wonderful time in Rotorua.

Safe Travels

Natalee

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Reviewed 9 February 2014

Front desk guy was really friendly and accommodating - he had lots of good tips on places to eat etc. Room was clean and tidy, neat retro design and kiwiana - and no bed bugs! Nothing lavish about the place but had all the basics. Cost us $120 for three people for one night.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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RotoVegasMotel, Owner at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2014

Thank you Rochelle for the review of RotoVegas Motel. It really does assist us and other travellers.

You are correct we are not The Regent Hotel 'lavish' - not for $120 for three guests - we are however GREAT VALUE for money with a GREAT LOCATION and still offer FREE Wifi, DVD Library, great laundry facilities and an outside heated pool - This is why we just WON the 'Travellers Choice Award 2014' - bargain in New Zealand.

RotoVegas Motel guests like the great location, clean and tidy units without having to breaking the bank!

And no we don't offer 'bed bug' rooms!

Cheers Natalee

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Address: 249 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Heywoods Motel)
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Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 91 Hotels in Rotorua
Price Range: £75 - £144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua 4*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua is centrally located on Fenton Street within walking distance to Restaurants, Shops and Tourist Attractions. RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua has a heated swimming pool, private spa pool units, sauna and ample off-street parking for campervans and large vehicles. Our affordable quality accommodation suits most budgets as there is a range of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units that can sleep 4-6 persons to smaller Studio units that sleep 2-3 persons (majority with Private Spas). ... more   less 
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