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    Ambassador Thermal Motel

    Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good54%
          • Average9%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          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...More

          Thank Ray S
          Reviewed 12 November 2016

          After a quick trip to Taupo I returned to Rotorua for one night. I wish I had stayed here longer. The location is fantastic, especially if you don't have a car ...it's close to everything! It had both a Thermal pool, as well as a...More

          Thank Dave B
          Reviewed 20 October 2016

          The staff is extra friendly and helpful, made me feel right at home. The internet token that came with the room was generous and the internet worked well. The room and the grounds were tidy and well-looked-after. The pools were lovely.

          Thank Khaybee
          Reviewed 15 October 2016

          Ambassador Motel, very friendly, helpful staff, nothing too much trouble, sorted out my computer problems, felt like part of the family. Comfortable clean rooms, outdoor hot pool and spa pools. Very convenient position, short walk to park, gardens, shops and the Howard Morrison Performing Arts...More

          Thank Treth2014
          Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

          My club comes here annually. We like it as it is always clean and tidy and it suits a big group as they have 2 large spa pools. One indoor and one outdoor. It also has a smaller outdoor spa. It is very close to...More

          Thank Bev S
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Spa
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          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Concierge
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 88 - USD 115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 19
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          • Location
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          • North Island >
          • Bay of Plenty Region >
          • Rotorua District >
          • Rotorua
          • Also Known As
          • Ambassador Thermal Hotel Rotorua
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          teeteeSanJose
          Hi , is Wifi free ?
          17 June 2017|
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          Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, WiFi is free.
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          "Ground floor rooms very convenient, probably a better view from the first floor."
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          "We had a ground floor, road side room and there was no noise. we slept perfectly well."
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          "Upper Floor rooms with lake view"
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          "shut the windows to avoid the smell and you'll be good!"
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