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Arista of Rotorua

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Cambs
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We were not expecting much as we arrived in Rotorua's industrial estate peppered with fast food outlets that we know (and love???). How wrong we were. The greeting from Mike was of the highest order - he really could not have been more helpful both as we checked in and when we checked out. He pointed us to some of...

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

Wow what an awesome review thanks so much. When the guests arrive we like to get to know you so we explain the room and offer lots of tips and advice. There are lots of free walks and lakes to enjoy so you don’t need to spend a lot of money to enjoy Rotorua. Thanks again for the review.

Auckland Central, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The host were very helpful and helped arrange our activities. They also made suggestions about where to go. No request was too small. The rooms have all been updated, very comfortable and clean. We enjoyed the spa bath in the room and enjoyed hanging out. The playground kept the children entertained.

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

Hi there, thanks for your lovely review. Last winter we worked really hard and painted all the rooms and updated a lot of the amenities so we are getting some nice feedback. And yes most the young kiddies like to hang out in the playground. They are easily pleased out there. Thanks again.

Greater Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Even before we arrived Mike and the team were extremely helpful. Helping with advise on planning our trip. The hotel is lovely, very spacious and the kids loved the mezzanine floor all to themselves with their own space and TV. Spa pool is a bonus which we used every day at the end of the day! Rotorua is a wonderful...

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

Hi Jo, one word for your family “FUN”. And that’s what you had. You had booked direct (making a saving) and made regular contact before arriving using us to help plan your trip around New Zealand. That’s smart using genuine local knowledge. As you experienced a good time frame for Rotorua is 3 – 5 nights, there is so….. much...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We stayed here over Christmas while visiting family. We stayed in Rm 6 mezzanine unit, it was clean, tidy, with all the amentities needed for our stay. While we only met Mike he is an awesome guy, helpful and nothing seems to be any trouble. We were hoping to stay here over Easter, but sadly they are booked out, obviously...

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

Hi there Shadow0608, thanks for your awesome review. Guests who stay here over Christmas hopefully experience a special time. We try and make it that way. For Easter time we have 1 booking so there is plenty of rooms left. We only make EASTER available through Arista website only, due to the high costs on booking sites. In fact most...

Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Mike was extremely friendly and helpful! He spent time with us suggesting places to see, offering discount vouchers and even made a booking for us at Hobbiton. The coin dryer was broken so he let us use the commercial dryer (even offered to return our washing to our room when dried)! The room was large and well kept. It was...

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

Hi there, thank you very much for your review. We try and spend time with all the guests explaining all the wonderful things to do here, we understand that the guest could have saved for years to come and stay with us so we need to make the most of your precious time. We are always happy to make a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Staying at the Arista was a pleasure. Mike was so friendly and knowledgeable, taking time to make sure we had an excellent time in Rotorua. The room was well above expectations too. Highly recommended.

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

Hi there Nicola , thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are simply glad you had a great time in our beautiful city. We certainly enjoy living here and if your stay was just as great, well that’s a win / win. Thanks again.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2016

we arrived with little planned and where greeted at the desk by a very knowledgeable lady who explained a number of things to do over the few days we where there. the motel is close to the city center and attractions. The room was a great family room with a mezzanine 4 beds! The spa was a hit with the...

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Durham, NC
Reviewed 31 January 2016

As we were driving to Rotorua, I was desperately searching online for a place to stay. Looking through a number of New Zealand travel sites, Arista of Rotorua kept coming up. Based on the price, I had my expectation set to a reasonable level. When we walked into our room, I was blown away by how nice it was. First,...

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

Thanks for your excellent review. For the size of the rooms that makes it great value for money. There are not that many properties as big as us. And the location here is excellent! Spending a good 10 – 30 minutes with a guest can save dollars and time so that’s why we help with great tourist information. And we...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We have stayed previously at the Arista & the decision to go back was influenced by our 1st stay. Our stay once again was pleasant, the staff are accommodating and the facilities are nice having had a refurbish at some point. We would be staying here again and would recommend this placed to families with kids. The kids & us...

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

Hi jamalazad, Thanks for your nice review. We focus a lot on providing a good product for families like yours as we are a young family our selves. With the split levels Mum and Dad can have their time down stairs and the kids can be upstairs watching a movie or in the playground. Thank again for taking the time...

Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Arista of Rotorua (mike) put the faith back into us of customer service & the human race in general! We are a family of 6 traveling in NZ for a classic teenage family Christmas holiday. Nothing was too much trouble, he continually went above and far beyond what was expected every single day. Mike helped and guided us on choices...

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

All I can say is Wow! Thanks very much for your awesome review. But most of all it was a pleasure to assist you as your tour guide. You have a high energetic family so you needed plenty of action and you certainly did that. Our rooms certainly suited your family as that one you were in is 84m² so...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: ₹ 7,040 - ₹ 13,168 (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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