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New Castle Motor Lodge

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#42 of 93 Hotels in Rotorua
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Karikari Peninsula
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm known as The Minstrel Wife and I tour NZ doing Hiwi the Kiwi shows at schools and spend minimum 60 nights a year in motels. Spent a couple of nights at New Castle because at $105 a night it was the best value available for a motel which included a spa bath and 50 channel TV. Was expecting it...

Thank Minstrel2013
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will be back here again without a doubt, got a text message to ask what time we might arrive and had a warm welcome when we did. Had room upstairs and nice and clean, nice out on the balcony and lovely hot shower and motel off Fenton street not on the main Road so no traffic noise and just a...

Thank Robert R
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived after 8pm, the host were really nice and had mesaged us the room number and other details to ensure that we could checked in smoothly. The apartment was spacious and tidy. The location is great, quiet but very convenient, near to places of interest and also to supermarkets and restuarants.

Thank Peitoh
Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location away from the main road noise and traffic. Everything we required for a sleep over. Very clean and tidy. Great value for money. Friendly staff would return when passing through Rotorua.

Thank scooter2011
Kentallen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having arrived in the country from staying in well equipped motels in Australia, we stayed in an awful airport motel on arrival and I felt things could only improve for our stay in New Zealand. How very wrong I was. From the pictures it looks a reasonable motel. Even modern looking with the nice balcony railings etc. What I wasn't...

Thank holidaygetaway
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Without a doubt, the best motel we stayed in during a 4-week self-drive holiday in New Zealand. Our unit was spacious, spotlessly clean and with all the amenities one could ask for. There was a private deck at the rear of the unit, with table and chairs. The unit had a queen size bed and a large single. Host was...

Thank margieb221
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our rooms was enormous, could have hosted the entire family in there. We used the kitchenette for preparing breakfast, and everything worked fine. Just set the fire alaram a few times, haha! The place smelled a bit funny, as if they were hiding the smell of mold. The shower curtain was moldy, but apart from that everything was clean. Wouldn't...

Thank Karin_B_10
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights and it was really good. Staff are friendly and helpful. Allocated free car park and room had a balcony. Large jacuzzi in the bathroom and extra single bed so room for one more. The room had a kitchenette with fridge and microwave. Good reception with the tv and sky channels provided. Wi-Fi is free and...

Thank kattymae26
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The apartment had a comfy bed,was lovely and clean and well equiped. The spa bath in our bathroom was fabulous. It rained the whole time we were there,but we were soon dried out by the extra heaters in the room,along with hair dryer and iron and ironing board supplied. The small kitchen was adequate to cook up something hot and...

Thank neil f
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The place is good, with helpful staff, free parking place. We had a room with balcony, though we didn't use it as it was too cold. The room and bathroom are spacious; the bathroom has even jacuzzi. The bed was good and we had a relaxing sleep. It is nice to have a kitchenette. It is 15-20 min walking to...

Thank Rosinni19

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about New Castle Motor Lodge

Address: 18 Ward Avenue, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $73 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — New Castle Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#17 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
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“We required 2 separate beds and were on the ground floor. Units for couples are located on the upper floor.”
margieb221, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had an upstairs unit and it was very quiet.”
jpindred, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upstairs room”
685garryh, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Let them know your needs and I'm sure they will ensure your needs are met.”
Simply_elegant2014, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors would less dark.”
JGoldsmith2013, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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