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Arista of Rotorua

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago NEW

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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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 1 week ago 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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay in Rotorua We stayed at the Arista for one night. The rooms are very spacious and clean, very helpful staff Michael, Good location all within a 3-5 minute drive !! Stayed March 2017, travelled with friends, I would certainly recommend this place.

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Thank 416heah
Mike and Annema... G, Manager at Arista of Rotorua, responded to this review

Hi there Becky, thank you for your review. We do have larger rooms at between 62-90m2 and the staff are proud of having them well presented and clean. Look forward to your next stay in amazing Rotorua! Kind regards, Michael

Gold Coast
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spacious rooms. Nicely decorated and very clean Comfortable beds. Staff were very friendly & helpful... It was a great surprise when we opened up the door. Kids loved the spa and room upstair..

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

Hi there FlossJJ, thrilled that you were surprised at our accommodation. We were rated #1 Family Motel by TripAdvisor, kids just love the spa and outdoor play area. We also have a very nice selection of kids movies available. Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Arista for one night. The room was nice, very spacious. The room had a bit of a perfume smell when we arrived which wasn't the most pleasant but it was fine. We didn't get a chance to use the spa pool but it was nice to know it was there. The bed was in the loft...

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

Hello Megan, thank you for taking the time to write. I hope you were able to experience some of Rotorua's amazing sights and look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Michael

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

a great stay on a quick visit to Rotorua, the room was excellent and the facilities were excellent. The staff were very good and made us feel very welcome, Mike is fantastic and made us feel like family

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

Hello Jodierolanding, thank you for the review and rating, most welcome! Great service with an amazing place, that is what we are about! Thank you once again, Kind regards, Michael

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised. This apartment was amazing. Very spacious, clean, bonus hot tub and a great kitchen. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Short drive to major tourist attractions. If I was to return I would definitely stay here.

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

Hi there Didi040, good to know that we surprised you and thank you for writing! We are about great accommodations and even better service. It was a pleasure having you here. Kind regards, Michael

Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the BEST place we stayed in New Zealand. Mike and his team treated us like family. The room was clean and comfortable. We liked that we were able to whip up a nice breakfast right in the apartment on the 3 mornings we were there. It was also great to be able to do a load of laundry...

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

Hi Marie, thank you for taking the time to write. We were voted the top family motel by TripAdvisor for 2017 and with comments like yours it shows why. We are all about great service and a great place. Thank you once again and we do look forward to next time. Kind regards, Michael

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: $144 - $269 (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
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#2 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#2 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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