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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

My family stayed here for two nights in Winter 2015. The two bedroom apartment we had was clean and comfortable, with equipped tv, nice bathrooms and a more than adequate kitchen for anybody's general needs. Wifi password codes were also available, and there is a park out the back of the lodge where we could experience a taste of the... More 

1 Thank John M
Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent Staff. Was met by lovely gentleman at reception. Gave us two 500mb WiFi vouchers and said we can have more. We didn't need them We stayed in a two bedrooms family unit. Very spacious. Two toilets. Clean property. Was short walk to Redwoods where I needed go for a race. And just around corner from te puia.

1 Thank Ash_84nz
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Was recommended this lodge by friends...on arrival was welcomed by Barry at reception made to feel welcome with in seconds...given advice on what to see. Room has been well equipped and my son enjoyed the spa bath. Thank you.

1 Thank Andymc1964
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stayed a night at the Heavenly Height unit at this lodge after a long day tour at Rotorua. Shirley was really nice and welcoming. She gave tips about food and places in Rotorua. Heavenly Height unit is a double storey unit, big enough to sleep in 5-6 people and still feel spacious. It has a queen bed on the... More 

1 Thank Dad_As_Friend
Narre Warren, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Barry and Shirley make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in the door. The hotel is just off the main road on a corner, enough for you to feel away from the main road but not out of the action. The rooms are very spacious, lovely and clean. We had a two story unit with two bedrooms. The... More 

1 Thank Jacqueline B
Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

HI Jaqueline, It was great having you guys at our place. Thanks for your kind words and Shirley and I look forward to seeing you back again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We spent 4 nights at Pohutu Lodge - the units, whilst not brand new, are wonderfully spacious and very clean. We had a fantastic view of the Pohutu Geyser and the owners are warm and friendly and nothing was too much trouble- would definitely return and recommend.

Thank Bev783
Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Bev, Thanks for your kind review. It was great having you here and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We recently stated here with our family visiting from the UK. The rooms were lovely and big and had everything we needed, and they were clean and modern. Beds were comfy too!! Close enough to town aswell! Barry and Shirley are excellent hosts! We went to order a taxi to go to the Polynesian spa and then onto a bar,... More 

1 Thank mollycat232
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Barry and Shirley couldn't be better hosts! I did not have a car, so they offered to drive me to several sites and even wanted to provide transpertation to the Auckland Intl Airport. The rooms are clean with everything you need. Beds are comfortable. Linens were fresh and crisp! Glad I stayed here.

2 Thank EdithManitoba
Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Edith was great having you here. Glad you had a good stay and thanks for your kind review. More 

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night. The woman who booked us in was pleasant. The room was clean. Items in the room are old and not up to the standard of the price we paid for the room. Plumbing is truly bad. Taps swivelled when on so you need two hands free to

Thank Gozaimasu
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed two weeks here at the Pohutu Lodge and enjoyed my time here. Was here in Rotatrua for work. When I had time off the staff and management where friendly in helping me find things to do, I also had no trouble with WiFi it worked fine. Rooms are keeped clean and tidy.

Thank Matthew T
Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Matthew, glad you enjoyed your stay see you next time. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pohutu Lodge is a friendly, family run business, dedicated to maximizing your holiday experience. We operate two bedroom units suited for families, with one that boasts of being Rotorua’s highest motel bedroom suite with views over the city and lake. These units all have two TVs, two toilets, a spa bath and a shower, so you don’t struggle for space, letting the whole family enjoy their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pohutu Lodge

Address: 3 Meade Street | Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $109 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pohutu Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Heavenly Heights Unit”
 of 5 bubbles teatr33, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get the Heavenly Haven Room if you travel with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles Dad_As_Friend, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles NgaireCornelius, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask before going to attractions because the hotel owner will offer tips, tricks and discount vouchers”
 of 5 bubbles Raincl0ud, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
“splash out and get the heavenly heights rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 12ShaneF, 22 Jan 2014 | Read review
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