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Red Rock Thermal Motel

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#22 of 93 Hotels in Rotorua
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May 7 May 8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2 teenage grandsons have loved the heated swimming pool despite heavy rain and a cool temperature. The receptionist was welcoming, efficient and responsive to my questions. We had all our washing cleared and mostly dried for us at the great value of $NZ10. Whilst everything else here is fairly expensive this felt like a bargain! The thermal spa is...

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Red Rock T, Manager at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Sandie, Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel safely Molly

Taumarunui, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A neat small motel with a thermal pool and a thermal spa pool. Friendly staff. In need of updates here and there but not where it matters. Rooms clean and functional. Nice to see that they recycle.One of the gates to the Pool did not lock properly when we first came which was a real worry since we have pre-schoolers....

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sofia, Thank you for taking the time for writing a review, and glad you found our rooms clean and tidy. After you pointed the unlocked gate that we have took couple hours to bought a new padlock for the gate. And thank you very much to pointed this for us. You are more than welcomed to back to us...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We booked the 2 bdrm cottage in February and really enjoyed our stay. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed to cook and we used the bbq one night which was good. The kids loved the trampoline and the warm pool, we didn't make it in the mineral pool as it as too hot for us. Love the...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel safely ! Molly

Sulgrave, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The motel was easy to find, on the edge of central Rotorua. The room was large, airy and very clean; the bed was very comfortable. We were impressed as the host turned on the heating just as we arrived; there were copious towels, and we were pleased to see that the toileteries were non-animal-tested. We tried the Hot Tub fed...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to let us know that you were very enjoyed in our motel.And we are please that you enjoyed our facilities. We are very hope that you will have a next stay with us. Hope you have a great day! Molly

Werribee, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stayed in the cottage at the rear of the property and it was wonderful. Had one room with QS bed, one room with 2 x singles and in the lounge there was 3 singles. There were also 2 toilets and a verandah to sit out on. It had a full kitchen. We only stayed 2 nights but would have...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are please that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel Molly

Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Had a nice night at the Motel in Unit 2, it was clean and comfortable. The only thing wrong with Unit 2 is that there isn't a power point beside the bed to plug my laptop into. The power point by the TV isn't much use unless you've got an extension cord. Had a lovely swim in the Pool though!!!

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rosie, Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are please that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel Molly

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel on a Saturday night in February and it was lovely. The room was large, comfortable, clean and very well furnished. We had room #7 at the back of the small complex and was on its own next to the laundry & mineral spa pool. We didn't hear a sound from either and slept very well...

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hello Kathryn ! Thank you for taking time to let us know about your great stay with us. We are please that you enjoyed our facilities we would love to welcome you back travel safely Molly

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Although the motel needs a bit of updating the rooms are still lovely and it's in a great location central to Rotorua. The road it's on is a main road so it's great if you have a car but may be a bit far out of the way if you don't. To make it easier we've summed up the main...

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Biggin Hill, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were pretty tired and had had a full day walking in Rotorua. We got into the geothermal pool and let our cares drift away. The room was immaculate and very comfortable. Its in a great location within walking distance to Eat Street and the night markets on a Thursday.

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Red Rock T, Owner at Red Rock Thermal Motel, responded to this review

Hi Amanda, Thanks for the review! Glad that you've enjoyed the stay here! Looking forward to meet you next time! Thanks again! -Owner Molly

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The owner was not welcoming upon my arrival, seemingly focused more on my parking ability than on assisting in checking us in. Similarly when I asked about the wifi, the reaction was that all the info was in the guest services book in the room - I felt I was disturbing him rather than him realising I was a paying...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Rock Thermal Motel is a small motel with thermal heating, a private thermal mineral spa pool for rejuvenating after a busy day sightseeing and a outdoor heated swimming pool. We have gardens to relax in with a trampoline for the kids. All units have tea & coffee facilities, kitchenettes and bathrooms. The Motel is ideally situated to tour the many geothermal parks in the area. Many of the Maori Culture shows offer a free pick up service from here for a great night out, or if you prefer you can simply walk out of our back gate, catch yourself a trout from the stream & cook it on the BBQ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Rock Thermal Motel

Address: 109 Lake Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $120 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Red Rock Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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#16 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#18 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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“Wi - Fi was free but hard to access not sure if it was because we were in the cottage out the back”
reneec936, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are lots of choices in the main area of Rotorua”
Kwok320, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are more peaceful. Less Traffic noise.”
sheriew2016, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay back from the road for reduced noise - room 2 is good.”
Late-Day-Traveller, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The cottage is self contained with two bedrooms, two toilets, full kitchen, and sleeps up to 8.”
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