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Arista of Rotorua

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My family stayed one night at the Arista in January 2017. The quality of the apartment was superb: comfortable beds, a private jacuzzi in the back garden, clean and spacious bathrooms, and private parking for the car. Mike on front reception was a real people person! Funny, witty and with an excellent knowledge of the location sites and restaurants. Mike...

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

Hi there E_C, thank you for taking the time and rating us so highly. We are thrilled that we met and exceeded your expectations. We do hold service as our # 1 priority and receiving reviews like yours let us know we are doing it right! Thank you, once again! Regards, Michael

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Beware of smell - it is everywhere!!! I highly recommend to stay in nearby town - 30...60 miles away from thermal wonder land! This hotel was ok, but it needs some refresh! Neighbors were noisy! The owner was kind enough to compensate our sleepless night (noisy neighbors) by free thermal pool visit!

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

Hi there, thanks for your review but we found this a little unfair. The Rotorua district is world famous for its thermal activity and smell and a tourism industry has been built on this. We have never had comments before advising for others to stay 30 – 60 miles away, and this is very unfair to our local tourism industry....

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Mike was very helpful..a real people person. Very clean comfortable beds. Mezzanine very hot but ok with fan going all night. We were pleased to be accommodated after messing up our booking date. Thankyou for a great stay.

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

Hello Tina, Thank you for staying with us, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and glad that we were able to help you. We are committed to providing the best service and would love to have you back. Regards, Michael

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Absolutely LOVED staying here and when I come back to Rotorua will definitely stay here again. The room was perfect and I loved that we had our own private spa bath outside. Everyone that worked there was incredibly friendly, if we queried about something (where to eat, what to do etc) the receptionist (sadly didn't catch her name) would tell...

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

Hi there Clarice1994, thank you. With service our #1 priority we are thrilled that you experienced Rotorua's and Arista's fantastic service and I will make sure that Faye sees your amazing review. All our team works hard to ensure a perfect room, clean and comfortable. Looking forward to your next stay and again, thank you for your absolutely wonderful review...

Matamata, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely clean rooms, very spacious. Beds were comfortable Staff couldn't do enough to help, they were great. Having your own jacuzzi was a bonus. Rotarua has lots to offer, the Maori village was very interesting and the Polynesian spa was great.

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

Hello Marinaskip, Rotorua is an amazing place and we are so glad that you were able to experience some the best parts. We are so happy also to be a part of your experience offering you clean, spacious and comfortable rooms with amazing service. Thanks for taking the time to write this review and giving top marks. Regards, Michael

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Arista of Roturua , reasonably priced, clean apartment , and friendly check in staff Location is less than 5 mins to centre of town ..... and a good collection of recent movies available on DVD!( rental is free)

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

Hi there Menon M, thank you for your positive review and high rating. We make every effort to deliver the best service and it makes us feel proud that we have been able to deliver. Thanks for taking the time and look forward to your next visit here at Arista and amazing Rotorua. Regards, Michael

Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a lovely time at the Arista of Rotorua. The space was perfect for our family of 5 (main bed on the first floor and 3 beds on the upper). It was clean, all new and updated facilities, and great designated parking spaces so there was no worry if we got in late where to park out car. The...

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

Hi there ALT-Chicago, You are absolutely welcome, we are so happy that you time spent with us was made memorable. We were awarded the 2017 TripAdvisor award for Top Family # 1 and that was because of the many great reviews we received by families that stayed with us like yourselves. We pride ourselves in going that extra mile, offer...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We choose to stay at Arista of Rotorua because of it's amazing reviews - now we are proud to add our glowing review to the list. The rooms are large and well equiped, staff are fantastic, position just great. Thanks for having us Michael, we had a lovely stay :)

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

Hi there ActionAl, it was our pleasure having you here and we are beyond thrilled that you had a fantastic time with us. We aim to be at the top of our game every time and ensure that we provide the very best in service. Thank you for taking the time to write and we look forward to your next...

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife for travelling for our honeymoon . The hotel reception staff were very courteous. The hotel has a bathtub which actually works wonders during the cold winter season . The story of how this hotel was started was the highlight .

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

Hello Gaurav M, thank you for your positive review and yes, nothing beats a nice hot soak on a cold day or night. We are pleased that you enjoyed your honeymoon stay with us here in Rotorua and do wish you all the best on your continuing life's journey. Regards, Michael

Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Comfortable rooms and a good location to stay in Rotorua. The hot tubs are a nice touch. Hotel staff are very helpful with organising additional activities. It's touching that the hotel offers support to child cancer sufferers. There is a lovely book in the hotel room sharing the family's story. We would have no hesitation staying here again.

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

Hi there 484MFSH, thank you from all of us. The story is indeed heart warming and we so appreciate your comments and review. Our location, room size, amenities and service all adds to a great stay and we are pleased that you have no hesitation in returning and do look forward to your next visit. Once again, thank you for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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 - $279 (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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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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