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RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua
Ranked #12 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 25 May 2014

On arrival the owners were very friendly and inviting, suggesting places to eat and facilities that the motel had to offer without being asked. We had previously booked online a standard room but we were then offered a very cheap upgrade to have a spa in our room which was lovely! Would definitely recommend!

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RotoVegasMotel, Front Office Manager at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

Thank you so much for your lovely words and taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! We are dedicated to excellent customer service and therefore we have done most of the attractions in and around Rotorua. This helps us to recommend and filter the best things to do for our guests. I am pleased to hear you had a great time with us and our recommendations were a success.
We would be delighted to welcome you back @ RotoVegas Motel.
Kind Regards,

Sabrina & the whole team of RotoVegas Motel

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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

It's rare to arrive at a hotel and the first thing you think after 5 minutes is "I've got to write a review on TripAdvisor".

Arrived here for a one night stay and got a very warm welcome and help booking a Maori Night. Receptionist was full of great info about what to do.

Room was recently renovated, very well decorated, very clean and tidy.

We regretted only staying in rotorua for 1 night as there was so much to do.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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RotoVegasMotel, Front Office Manager at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

Kia Ora Stephen,

What a fantastic review - thank you very much! We are happy you put your first thought in action and reviewed us on TripAdvisor. It is helpful to know precisely how we are doing and it brightens our days when we read such nice words.

It is great to hear that you found our staff helpful and we picked the right attractions for you to do. We do make an effort to keep ourselves informed and pass on information for activities we personally enjoy.

Please come back and stay with us again so you can see all the things in Rotorua you missed the last time and maybe treat yourself with a private SPA pool in your unit.

Lovely meeting you and thank you once again for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor!

Kind Regards,

the team of RotoVegas Motel

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

My friend and I stayed for one night at RotoVegas. As some have pointed out, the location is great and very close to lots of good stuff, but it's also never loud. Having a hot tub in the room was a nice change too. The rooms are a little small, but their layout is clever so you never feel crowded. Most importantly, Phil (I believe?) was extremely accommodating and helped us plan some of our activities during our stay. He even helped me change my tire when I got a flat!!! Needless to say, if I could give RotoVegas 6 stars, I would.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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RotoVegasMotel, Front Office Manager at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

Kia Ora from RotoVegas!
Thanks for your excellent review. It is wonderful to hear that you had a great time with us. The team at RotoVegas Motel is dedicated to quality customer service and it is such a wonderful feeling to receive positive feedback, so thank you very much!

Rotorua offers so many activities and attractions. Our aim is to help our guests choosing the right things for their interests and creating a special trip to Rotorua. Great that we achieved that for your holiday! Although we'd have loved you staying with us for longer, we sure helped you with your flat tire! We hope you had a safe trip to your next destination and we would be glad if you find the way back to RotoVegas Motel another time.

Kind Regards,

Sabrina @ RotoVegas Motel

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Reviewed 24 April 2014

The rooms very clean and the kitchen fully stocked with most required items.
The bathroom was also spacious & toiletries provided were not run of the mill.
The staff was very helpful and gave tips as to what to see & do without being asked.They also gave a few vouchers which would give us a discount for the local sights. I would suggest one should book the 3 bed rooms instead of the twin beds since the rooms are much bigger & if possible book one with the built-in spa. Very good property.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank RajeshMody
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RotoVegasMotel, Front Office Manager at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

Kia Ora Rajesh,

Thank you a lot for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We really appreciate it.
It was lovely meeting the four of your group and we were very sorry that we were only able to extend your stay for one more night instead of the two you asked for. Due to the Easter holidays, we were already fully booked.

All of our units are fully self contained and allow our guests to prepare easily small meals or cooked breakfasts. We always encourage our guests on feedback if they would appreciate more or different utensils for cooking, therefore we recently equipped rice cookers and chopsticks in all our kitchens!

We are pleased to hear your time with us fulfilled your expectations and our discount vouchers came handy - please come back again and treat yourself with one of our lovely and spacious SPA units.

Kind Regards,

Sabrina @ RotoVegas Motel

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Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

This motel is great, it has large rooms which are very quiet. It's a very short walk to the centre of town. Although the hotel is off the main road there is no noise reaching the rooms. The staff are really friendly and helpful. Would stay here again.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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RotoVegasMotel, Front Office Manager at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2014

Kia Ora from Rotorua!

Thank you so much for a lovely review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. RotoVegas Motel is centrally located -just 10 minutes walk away from Rotorua's Eat Street, 5 minutes walk to the central mall with plenty of shops and only across the road from a large supermarket!
Our aim is to create the stay of our guests as pleasant as possible with continuously improving our facilities and great recommendations about sights and activities in Rotorua.
Have a lovely day and we hope to see you again at Rotovegas Motel.

Kind Regards,
Sabrina @ RotoVegas Motel

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Stayed here during the Easter holiday break. We got the two-bedroom apartment with a hot tub (maximum 4 people). The sizes of the rooms were descent and there was plenty of room for our toddler to play around. The hot tub is ideally located on the outside private-patio, though we wished we used it more. The kitchenette had enough utensils and supplies, for home-made cooking.
The motel is conveniently located; opposite the motel is a handy fruit and vege store, a butcher and a florist. Slightly opposite the motel is a liquor store and Countdown supermarket. Restaurants such as Cobb & Co, Burger King, McDonald's are about a 1 minute walk away, as well as department stores such as Rebel Sport and the Warehouse. Our toddler enjoyed the safe trampoline in the big grassy area, and we adults enjoyed the petanque set. The pool is a reasonable size that's warm, though we didn't try the sauna or plunge pool.
Plenty of parking (both inside the area and on the road). It was raining quite a bit, given Cyclone Ita's remnants were passing over Rotorua, so we were grateful to have free wifi and complimentary DVDs to keep us busy indoors.
Rotovegas motel is definitely a place I would stay next time I come down to Rotorua.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank J F
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RotoVegasMotel, Front Office Manager at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2014

Kia Ora,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review!
We are happy to hear you had a great time with us during Easter 2014. Unfortunately the weather wasn't the best but as you said, we are trying real hard to entertain our guests on site for those miserable days.
We just recently stocked up our DVD and book library and just before Easter we increased the temperature of our outdoor pool to lovely warm 37 degrees.
In our compendium we have also selected our top picks for things-to-do in Rotorua while it is pouring down.
It was so lovely meeting you and your family and we hope you'll be back another time and stay with us at RotoVegas Motel.

Ngā Mihi nui, Nā

The whole team from RotoVegas Motel

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Our hosts at the RotoVegas Motel were helpful, friendly and considerate. The motel was close to town but the rooms were away from the main road and surprisingly quiet. We had a spa studio, which was very clean and bigger than we expected.

Our 6 month old daughter particularly enjoyed the spa (which is thermally heated, but not thermal water & ok for little ones) and tired herself out with excitement... Which meant a good night's sleep for everyone. No hesitation in recommending the RotoVegas Motel - we will be back.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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RotoVegasMotel, Front Office Manager at RotoVegas Motel of Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2014

Kia Ora Jeremy,

We were so pleased to hear that you and your family had a good time in Rotorua and here staying at RotoVegas Motel.
Our retro studios are spacious units and ideal for couples with little ones. The spa pool is big fun - especially when the weather is not the greatest. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to be able to adjust the temperature in the spa pools as they like it, so even babies can have a dip with mum and dad.
We hope to welcome you again one time - maybe in summer when you can enjoy our great outside facilities with trampoline, sandpit, BBQ and petanque area.

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor!
Kind Regards,

Sabrina @ RotoVegas Motel

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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
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Ranked #12 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
Price Range: £66 - £132 (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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