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Arista of Rotorua

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great little motel in a very handy location. Friendly and helpful staff and very well appointed units. A daily allowance of free wifi kept the kids happy, as did the hot tub each unit had. There was plenty of information at reception about things to do, and free dvds to borrow and watch in your unit.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved our stay!!! Loads of room for our extended family. Spa was great. Everything we needed and very clean and tidy. The lovely, friendly helpful staff were the highlight :) Bike storage was great and close to the mtb park. Perfect. We will be back!

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Thank Robyn C
Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Robyn, thank you!! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and our service! We love our location, within minutes from all major attractions and downtown. Drop us an email or call for your next stay, we look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards, Michael

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in a one bedroomed loft apartment. We had a lovely welcome and was shown to our unit. It was very clean and had a hot tub in the small private area at the side of the unit . The bedroom was in the loft area and had a T.V . It was very hot when...

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Thank PAULINE D
Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi there Pauline, thank you for taking the time to write and rate us. Our units are indeed well appointed and comfortable, our housekeeping team take pride in making sure that each is up to standard. We do hope you make it here again and look forward to that day. Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and loved the charm and character of the place. Beds were very comfortable and kids well entertained. Close to all majour attractions and easy safe parking. Thanks Michael, Anne Marie and your great team!

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Thank Lóan B
Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hello Loan, it was a pleasure having you here and thank you for your review and rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our hospitality. Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Michael

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The major drawback for us was lack of good ventilation, unless your want the bugs in, and the fact that the upstairs bedroom doe not have a bath. Climbing up and down the steep staircase to the bathroom half asleep in the middle of the night can really wake you up for good. Location is pretty good.

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Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi there Mr. Walter Z, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and for your recent stay here at Arista of Rotorua. We are sorry that you found the layout of our one bedroom mezzanine room not suitable on your requirements. We understand that you made your booking through a third party booking website, booking.com where...

Edinburg, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were here for two nights. We arrived about an hour minutes before check in time and our room was ready. Michael, at the front desk, was very helpful in suggesting places to eat and activities in the area. Our room was very spacious and clean. The room was large enough for four more people. We had...

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Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi there lorib91, thank you for your review and rating. Our rooms are indeed large at between 62-90m2 and our staff take pride in having then well presented. As the #1 rated family motel on TripAdvisor, service is our top priority and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to the next time. Kid regards, Michael

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and loved the charm and character of the place. Service was great and Michael was really friendly and helpful. Room was really nice and also big and very clean and so was the whole property in general. Would definitely stay again.

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Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hello RGRobertson, awesome that you enjoyed your stay and the service. We are thankful that you took the time to write this review and pleased that we met and exceeded your expectations. We look forward to your next time with us. Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 (plus grandpa) stayed very comfortably in the 3 bedroom apartment. The staff were very friendly and willing to help with any tour booking or questions we had. The outdoor kids play ground was good and the free DVD hire was a bonus to keep the kids busy in the mornings while we got organized for the...

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Thank Eperre
Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hello Eperre, thank you for giving us this great review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and Rotorua. We have been awarded the #1 Family motel by TripAdvisor and with comments like yours we know we are on the right track. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Michael

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Rooms were Clean, we were 4 guys on a holiday, Had more than enough of beds. Fresh Sheets, Comfortable bed. Friendly people. It is the second time I have stayed here. They have cycles to hire. 2 Levels an perfect for families. I will stay here again.

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Thank Gavin J
Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Gavin, thanks for the high marks. We pride ourselves in offering top service and great rooms and we are happy you had a great stay! See you soon! Kind regards, Michael

england
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed staying in this hotel I find it great value for money especially if you are a family of five we were to still find it value for money everyone looked after us it was a great location and the town has so much to do we filled both days up and actually probably need a break now we...

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Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hello doddsy35, thank you for taking the time to rate us. We are pleased that you enjoyed our little motel and the attractions of Rotorua. Look forward to your next trip! Kind regards, Michael

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Do you want SPACE? Try us, we're the largest Units in Rotorua! Sleeping 1-8, they all have Kitchenettes, private spa pools, thermally heated, 2 TVs, DVD player and free DVD hire for family units. We have a bus stop at our door step. We are just a kilometre from town, and if you want to be really looked after while you visit Rotorua, stay with us! Qualmark 4.5 Star rating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arista of Rotorua

Address: 296 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly Cedar Lodge Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $141 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arista of Rotorua 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Arista Of Rotorua Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#2 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Business Hotel in Rotorua
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“Look for another location. There is another Arista next door to this one and it looks at least that it is of better quality accommodation.”
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“Great for large families”
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“Not sure if all rooms have spas but ours did.”
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“family mezzanine”
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