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Ambassador Thermal Motel

#25 of 92 Hotels in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our stay at Ambassador Thermal Motel was a very short stay, just a day. It is a three story building and built in typical Motel style. The Motel is just a short walk from "Eat Street" in Rotorua and city centre. But you need to get used to the smell thats typical for Rotorua. The lady at the reception was...

Thank Benedict S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This hotel was clean and the hostess very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We only had a short visit and she was able to advise the best things to see in the area. A short walk to all restaurants and shops. The hotel also has its own natural hot spring which we dipped our feet into, quite hot! The...

Thank jennymF9537JU
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had booked a room for 2 nights for 3 people. At first we thought we booked it too late as we ended up getting a huge room with 3 singles and 1 queen! Haha, there was no complaints though as we had huge floor space and we could move around easily. We peered into other rooms and they too...

Thank notesformia
Papamoa, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We booked this motel after another one we tried failed to get back to us and we are so glad that we did. It was is a great location and the hosts were very friendly. We appreciated being put in the room beside the pool. Our grandson thought he was in heaven. It was an older motel but very clean....

Thank Glenda G
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Very affordable to stay at and definitely didn't regret booking here. Staff were always friendly, rooms were always cleaned, big rooms and more than enough space for 6 people in the 2 bedroom apartment. Would stay here again no questions. Close to main street, restaurants, the lake and heaps more!

Thank sezmac12
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Working our way back from the South to North island we stopped over at rotorua for several days being well known for all things Maori. The accommodation we booked just a few nights before arriving and were very happy we chose this place. For the two of us we had a really large room and 3 extra single beds. Great...

1Thank Narelle V
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great location, with friendly hosts. Handy for Government Gardens, and just a short walk from local shops and restaurants. The rooms are basic, but clean and have lota of space. There isn't much in the way of storage, but we were living out of our suitcase anyway.

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I booked this property on booking.com for the location. Well it met our expectations and exceeded them. Phillipa was a great host, the rooms were so clean, the facilities were amazing, the pools were well used, the location is amazing, we were there for New Years Eve, so we could walk to the lake and be part of the festivities....

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is the third time we have stayed here. Clean spacious rooms. Quite but central. Easy to walk into city (5mins max) and easy close walk to lake. Owners friendly and helpful. Nice pools, mineral pool nice and hot. This time there was 8 of us and the family unit had plenty of room.

Thank Barry C
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Very central, the receptionist was very helpful and pleasant explaining all the local restaurants in "eat street", local attractions, the Maori village, museum etc. Good room all the right facilities. Easy to find. The only criticism which is nothing to do with the motel is "eat street" noisy, quite expensive, chain food.

Thank Ray S

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Ambassador Thermal Motel

Address: Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $111 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ambassador Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Ground floor rooms very convenient, probably a better view from the first floor.”
ziazak, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a ground floor, road side room and there was no noise. we slept perfectly well.”
_maylott14, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper Floor rooms with lake view”
850benedicts, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“shut the windows to avoid the smell and you'll be good!”
notesformia, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet, great location.”
JanG406, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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