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BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Had a lovely room with spa pool overlooking the trout stream. Evening bird song was beautiful. The room was immaculate and the bathroom spotlessly clean. The location is very handy to the cable car and luge, ideal for families. Owners are very friendly. We would highly recommend this resort .

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Thanks Annie for your review, and yes I enjoy the tui's song during the day, it is lovely being just out of town so that we can enjoy the fresh air and nature but close enough if you want to go in to see the museum and other tourist attractions. Thanks for staying with us

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Our room was picture perfect! Spacious room and bathroom with the best shower ever! And the 'cherry on the top'...a private deck with hot tub that was so relaxing after a long day of travelling, which overlooked a gorgeous babbling trout stream. Huge choice of TV channels, free wifi and comfy retro lounge chairs. The only downer would be a...

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi Thanks so much for your review and I am so sorry the bed did not suit you . These are brand new executive sleepyhead beds so I will forward your comments to sleepyhead. So glad you enjoyed our trout stream view, it is very special. Kind Regards kitty

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We stayed 1 night in one of the rooms overlooking the stream with a hot tub. We were greeted by a very cheerful receptionist which gave us a great impression of the place. The room was spacious, had everything we needed. We ran out of time to use the hot tub unfortunately. Excellent location being about 100m from the Skyline,...

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we look forward to welcoming you back Kind Regards Kitty

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We are overall very pleased with our stay, we had plenty of space for the kids (3 under 5 yrs old) to sleep and play in the rooms as well as the playground and mini golf facilities on site. The private spa is recommended and warm outdoor pool also great for the kids. Staff were really friendly and helpful. Walking...

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, really good to hear you and the kids enjoyed all the facilities Kind Regards Kitty

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I have stayed here twice now, and both times were comfy. Staff are fast and friendly, room are clean and tidy. its a little out of town, but the restaurant is well worth a visit. 50 sky channels and heaps of wifi, what more can one ask for?

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi great to know you enjoyed your stay and the restaurant meals, we are now number 5 in Rotorua for restaurant dining, however getting the direct feedback is wonderful. Thanks again Kind Regards kitty

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Our motel rooms were spacious, with the second room being self contained also! The kitchen was large with a good cooker. The spa, although not used, was very clean. The rooms were serviced daily and bed was very comfortable.

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and great to know you enjoyed our new beds. Kind Regards Kitty

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We loved staying here. Our unit was spotless, comfortable and well equipped, with its own spa on the back deck. It was the lovely gardens ( enhanced by a stream with watercress and trout right below our window!) and facilities that impressed me the most but it was also very quiet. The food in the restaurant there was excellent and...

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments, we look forward to meeting your grandchildren. Kind Regards Kitty

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We held a 21st Teacher training reunion here and it was fabulous. It took a while to find everyone, and set a date, but the staff at the "Brook Bar and Bistro" and the Motel the Braeside Best Western alongside it, were very patient. They were most welcoming, being able to book accommodation at the venue meant that locals and...

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

I am really happy to know that your reunion went so well, I really enjoyed having your group stay with us and I will look forward to seeing you next time. Kind Regards Kitty

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This is a very nice little hotel. We stayed in a room overlooking the trout stream. It was spacious and well equipped, and the beds were very comfortable. The receptionist was extremly helpful. We did not try the outside spa bath, as we were too busy sightseeing. The guests are asked to not use the spa baths after a certain...

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi glad you enjoyed the new beds. sorry to hear you were disturbed by other guests, please if this happens again contact our receptionist who will talk to the people concerned. Thanks for staying with us. Kind Regards Kitty

Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Visited Rotorua for a few days last week whilst visiting the Hobbit Trilogy. Directly across from the Skyline. Very friendly and informative staff, discounts for all major attractions. Rooms spotless, clean and tidy. Park vehicle directly outside front door. I wouldn't stay anywhere else now.

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bwbraeside, Owner at BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and for your lovely review. See you next time. Kind regards Kitty

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua

Address: 4 Barnard Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Braeside Resort)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $117 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Braeside Rotorua 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Best Western Braeside Hotel Rotorua
Best Western Rotorua
Rotorua Best Western
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Rotorua
#9 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#11 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#14 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#15 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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“Ask for the most recently renovated rooms.”
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“All rooms are good!”
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“Crowded parking, park the right way around to exit ok in a m.”
niknok53, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with stream running by. Very tranquil and relaxing to here the gentle water running so close by.”
298PeterK, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I love the way the rooms are separated - any room appears to be a good one.”
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