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Arista of Rotorua

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Arista for the weekend of my 21st. Arrived to my room (number 15) & there were some beautiful flowers waiting for me along with a basket full of goodies. THANK YOU SO MUCH! Room was nice and spotless. Had a very homely feel to it. Sky tv, 1 queen bed and 2 single beds upstairs, playground for the...

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Auckland
Reviewed 10 April 2016

First impressions count and they way were greeted by Mike after a 4 hour drive to Rotorua certainly lifted out spirits! He was very friendly and most helpful We stayed in a room with a loft and plenty of space and our rate included a lovely breakfast starter pack, The rooms were very clean and modern and every amenity that...

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Thank travelplanneranna
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Room layout is excellent and unique. Very good Spa facility and perfect for a couple or a family. Arrived around 9:30pm had no problem of check in. Plenty of natural light in the Spa area but won't be affected if weather was bad.

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Thank Ben S
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Everywhere is sparkly clean. The owner is very helpful and friendly. We stayed two nights with our two little girls. We all enjoyed the stay very much. Had loud nieghbour, the owner immediately went over and sorted it out. Highly recommend.

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Thank HappyYoungFamily
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2016

From the moment we checked in we felt welcomed by the owner Mike, he gave us information and advise that only a local would know and many discount coupons to use. The rooms we had were spacious,clean and each had its own spa. By booking direct we got a discounted rate and an upgrade....try to do that! The story behind...

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Thank TonyAlberta
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Me and my wife had a wonderful 2 night stay at Arista of Rotorua. The room is spacious, the bathroom is clean and the bedroom upstairs is very cozy. Really appreciate Mike to help us with our tour booking and allow us to get some discount because we're guests of Arista of Rotorua. He also helped us to secured a...

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Thank ahteck_sg
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely 4 night stay at the Arista Motel over Easter. Very helpful reception staff and daily cleaning of the room very welcome. Spa in the back of the room a great idea. Downstairs was a huge king bed and the kids were upstairs in a vaulted high ceilinged room with 1 large double and 3 singles ,...

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights at Arista of Rotorua and the accommodation was simply great. Spacious room that was well decorated and thoughtfully equipped with everything we need for our stay. Room is clean, location is great, receptionist and owner of the motel couldn't be more helpful. The owner even helped us with several of our tour and restaurant bookings. Lastly,...

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Thank Ruolin W
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were greeted by Mike, who handed us a series of brochures of things to do with discount vouchers. He had numbered them in order of interest and his choices were brilliant. The rooms we had were spacious, spotlessly clean with a beautiful bedroom up a staircase. The area under the staircase was great for storing all our stuff and...

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Thank Siân J
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

When booking this motel I got the impression what you see is what you get and that's exactly what we got. A family friendly motel who's doing all the right things. It has everything you need and for a motel I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms are spacious, clean and well presented and the spa pool is a great bonus!...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • 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 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#2 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Business Hotel in Rotorua
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