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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ideal place to stay. Spotlessly clean. Spacious rooms, with nice table and chairs and armchairs. Complimentary spa, and hot pool available. Good free wifi. The owner / managers were very friendly and helpful. Received directions, booking details, discount coupons, use of washing machine and clothes line, complimentary use of swimming towels for Polynesian spa. Recommend.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice rooms with private jacuzzi and kitchen. It's close to the city center and by the main street so it's easy to go around. Staff is very nice and helpful. For a small fee you can wash clothes. A bit expensive thou.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed our short stay at the Sport of Kings Motel. The room is spacious and clean with a fully equipped kitchen. The owners were very welcoming and helped alus with bookings and direction, discount coupons and gave us their (delicious) home roasted coffe.

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Opua, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to stay. It was spotlessly clean, quiet, very comfy and free wi-fi. The managers were very friendly and even helped us unload luggage from the car. We stayed in unit 3, a 2 bed studio unit with new carpeting and modern decor. Excellent!!

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four night stay at this classic old-school motel i.e. park at front of room. Neat, tidy, recently refurbished, sleeps three, with kitchenette and roomy modernised bathroom. Close proximity to central Rotorua and restaurants etc. Immaculately maintained facility with friendly and attentive staff. Thumbs up to the motel owners Tristen & Pete for their excellent communication during our stay - these...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Proprietors were very approachable and helpful. Rooms very clean and well equipped. Very central to city and tourist spots. We have stayed before and would stay here again for easy, affordable accommodation

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfortable, clean, courteous staff, good space and nice size kitchen area Close to thermal pools and geysers. Area for parking, free wi fi and ground coffee Very helpful host, informative about local area and travel guides Loved staying there

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a slightly dated but very clean and welcoming motel with everything you could want. Perfect for any mtb family with mechanical and wash down stations. And a fantastic thermal pool to relax in. Even let us keep expensive bikes in rooms. Stayed 5 nights and was a great base. Easy ride to Redwoods and not too far to...

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LANCASHIRE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival we were warmly welcomed by Kristen who showed us our clean & comfortable unit, with an added bonus of a lovely warm private spa!! The outside pool area was a pleasant spot to relax in after a busy day touring the area. Husband Pete was very informative & helpful with suggestions of various places of interest. Young daughter...

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Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sport of Kings overnight on our way from Auckland to Wellington. It is beautifully maintained with the suites self contained. The real plus for this place is the private thermal spas attached to the suites, these are fabulous. The hosts are friendly and extremely helpful. The only downside, restaurants were not close by.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and stay with us and experience true Kiwi award winning customer service! Situated just off the main street and away from busy traffic noise, Sport of Kings is a home away from home! All of our rooms and amenities have been newly refurbished over the past year to provide comfort and relaxation in a peaceful serene environment. We are Kiwi owned and operated and being locals have extensive knowledge of Rotorua and what our amazing city and surroundings has to offer and our hospitality is the best you could find - check out our reviews! Our 16 ground floor rooms range from two bedroom apartments that sleep 6 to one bedroom spa apartments where you can relax in your own private indoor spa pool day and night. Our studio units sleep two or three and are perfect for business travellers or those wanting a quiet comfortable room at a great price! All of our rooms have kitchen or kitchenettes, thermally heated hot water, individually controlled thermal heating, flat screen tv's, satellite channels and free DVD hire. Comfortable lazy-boy recliner chairs are included in most rooms and free unlimited filtered water is available in every room. All rooms are serviced daily! We have two public spa pools and a heated outdoor swimming pool for your use during your stay all year round along with a BBQ and BBQ table poolside which you are welcome to use - a great way to cater for everyone while enjoying the beautiful landscaped surroundings. And to entertain children we have a playground for hours of entertainment. Centrally located close to Rotorua CBD, Thermal Valleys, Maori Hangi and Concert Events and world renowned Mountain Bike Tracks, you have everything at your fingertips. We have a purpose built bike wash down area, bike 'service station', secure bike storage and a drying room to get your gear ready for your next ride!! Perfect for families, holiday makers, mountain bikers and business people alike. Our reception is a mini gallery showcasing our own original native bird art which also features throughout our apartments giving Sport of Kings Motel uniqueness not to be found anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sport of Kings Motel

Address: 6 Peace St | Fenton Park, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $137 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sport of Kings Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Sport Of Kings Hotel Rotorua
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#1 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#2 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#6 Best Value Hotel in Rotorua
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“You must have a room with the thermal Jacuzzi!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles BrianG800, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any of the bigger rooms with the private spas.”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had two rooms; one was a suite with a jacuzzi, 2nd was more traditional, but an end room that allowed for sunlight.”
 of 5 bubbles akhoddam1, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The owners who run the place (and their daughter!) were super, looking out for your every need”
 of 5 bubbles lsaldanha, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The smaller studios do not have dedicated parking - we upgraded for not much more money.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolElizabeth, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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