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Ambassador Thermal Motel

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Grafton, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Must Be GOOD !! . . As it is the 4th time we have stayed here .. . Spacious Airy Rooms. The Building itself (Obviously) has a few years under it's belt - but the interior décor is Modern & Fresh. Excellent, Accommodating, Friendly Owners. Who are extremely helpful with local knowledge on what to do and where to go....

1Thank Alex v
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We arrived in Rotorua for a 5 night stay so we needed all the comforts of home (to avoid eating take away all the time). The Ambassador Thermal Motel did not disappoint. The staff were so friendly, helpful and informative. Out family unit was on the top floor and boasted a separate bedroom with a queen bed and a single...

1Thank Jboycey
Wantage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with another couple for 2 nights and loved it! The apartment was really spacious, with 2 good sized double rooms, lounge area, kitchen and bathroom. The staff were so friendly and really helpful in talking us through local attractions and making the bookings. The location was great too. Definitely recommended.

1Thank Lisa B
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 March 2016

It was a fantastic place: large room, superclean, free wifi, laundry and self cooking facilities and it was very quiet. And its only 5 min walk from everything The best was that they had real thermal spa! Not just jacuzzi. I must alos mention that the hostess was extremely friendly and very helpful. She offered and did pick me up...

1Thank Tanja S
Ferryside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

This motel is in a quiet location yet only a few minutes walk from the bars, restaurants and lakefront. The room was spacious, with cooking facilities. There is a large supermarket within walking distance. The highlight was the 2 thermal pools, one a spa the other a plunge pool at 40 C. The plunge pool looked rather gloomy because it...

1Thank hughshan
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Very large, clean and warm unit. Excellent value for money and the location is superb only a 5 minute easy walk away from the Lakefront, Government Gardens and Eat Street. It's also just out of the noise of town, so good for a quiet night's sleep. Great thermal pool. Recommend.

1Thank Dazzle44
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We stayed 2 nights in this motel, although the building is old and there is sulfer smell, the motel is at a very good location. The staff, especially the people at the desk were wonderful. The room was very clean, good bed to sleep and a kitchen when you want to cook yourself. Close to restaurants, lake, museum and parks.

1Thank 491max
New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Ambassador Thermal Motel is a very central motel – very close to the museum / Polynesian Spa (tourist trap) / lake front / town centre. Plenty of eating options / cafes close by. The pools at the motel were very good, the indoor mineral pool feels very potent. Remember it is a mineral pool – not a swimming pool (the...

1Thank flyingdutchdude
Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

There is no doubt that this is a well sited Motel which allows you to walk easily to the Lake and the City centre, but the rooms are very 'tired' and the indoor swimming pool...!! No thanks! But it isn't expensive, so may be thought of as acceptable for a short stay.

Thank KentishMan56
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Nice motel located in the less busy end of town but conveniently located for a short walk to restaurants and sights. Very well equipped studio unit, which enabled us to cook a meal for ourselves, which is a welcome change when traveling. The owner was lovely and could not have been more helpful.

1Thank mandy193

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
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Additional Information about Ambassador Thermal Motel

Address: Cnr Whakaue and Hinemaru Sts | PO Box 1212, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: ₹ 5,642 - ₹ 8,736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ambassador Thermal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had a ground floor, road side room and there was no noise. we slept perfectly well.”
_maylott14, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper Floor rooms with lake view”
850benedicts, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“shut the windows to avoid the smell and you'll be good!”
notesformia, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet, great location.”
JanG406, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A definite YES in all aspects - the central location is another bonus”
JamesaM371, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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