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Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

In terms of service and imagination I would give this five and of five - the owners, who are regularly at the front desk are extremely knowledgable and attentive - absolutely outstanding. The rooms while small are extremely comfortable with a lot of care and thought put into the fit out, and were very quiet at night (which was great...

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2Thank Andrew W
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2014

The place to stay in Rotorua. Driving up to this place (looks like a motel that has been converted and massively upgraded) we thought we had overpaid but boy we were wrong. The rooms are very well furnished and includes extras like a microwave. The staff are amazing and amongst the best we had ever encountered. Darryn who you will...

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1Thank burnttoast87
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My Fellow Wanderers, want a cosmopolitan stay in ahhh.... well... a pungent town? The Regent certainly adds panache to a town that is thermal and quaint. Yes, there is a smell. Yes it does smell like eggs (sometimes rotten and sometimes just a bit poached). HOWEVER, get over it. The earth is boiling in Rororua. Literally, the mud bubbles everyone...

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1Thank HilaryGar
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 July 2014

I work in a high end boutique hotel, and as a result am very picky about accomodation when traveling. This hotel met all of my expectations and then some! In fact my Husband and I were traveling around the rest of New Zealand, and we kept saying that we wanted to return to the Regent because none of the other...

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2Thank Mandy P
Hillsborough, California
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Really! Had read the reviews, checked out their website. Looked somewhat like a duded up last mid century no tell motel. So was somewhat apprehensive on check-in, but they were indeed more than advertised, it was great. Large rooms, each with its own remote controlled heat pump and flat screen. Great design sense in black and white with a touch...

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1Thank 1992redzilla
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 July 2014

What a beautiful find in Rotorua. We went as a big family group and had a great time.The decor is sumptuous, much nicer than many 5 star international hotels. Our 2 bedroom was huge I never wanted to leave. The staff were all really friendly and helpful in the relaxed kiwi way. The food both dinner and breakfast absolutely delicious...

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1Thank luciloo55
San Diego, CA
Reviewed 25 June 2014

I agree with the other reviewer who said not to judge a book by its cover. When you enter, this is really a cute little boutique hotel. It's not that it looks bad from the outside - it's fine. You will just like the inside even more. The rooms are comfortable but it is the service that really sets it...

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1Thank AudreySD
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

I normally don't review places if I don't have any constructive comments, but this hotel needs to be commended on its fantastic service, rooms and location. What a great stay. Theyve made a patron for life. The food was incredible, the service was friendly, Internet was fast and free, the location was great - just a short walk to the...

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1Thank Whitney T
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Spent 2 nights in the hotel. Beautiful decoration and very modern. Lovely pool! Had breakfast in the hotel. Food was great! Wished we had another night so we could have tried the restaurant for dinner. Would definitely stay again. Will recommend to friends and family.

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1Thank Helen K
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Our great experience started from when I emailed The Regent of Rotorua to make a booking. They were very helpful and friendly. When we arrived we were greeted by super friendly and helpful front of house. The place is beautiful and clean. The restaurant was fabulous, great service and yummy food. Our bed was really comfortable and the shower was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Regent of Rotorua
Regent of Rotorua
Cuisines: European, New Zealand, International, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Regent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel redefines modern hospitality with a visionary blend of classic design, luxurious facilities and bespoke service. Our philosophy is to marry personalized, intuitive service with divine rooms and suites, stunning surroundings and a smart, relaxed atmosphere. Perfectly located in the heart of Rotorua within walking distance of the eating & shopping precinct, the lakefront, government gardens and the convention centres. The Hotel offers 35 guest rooms, restaurant & bar, outdoor heated pool, natural mineral pool, mini gym, spa services, meeting rooms, unlimited free WiFi & laundry services. Our award winning restaurant can cater for up to 70 guests banquet style and meetings can be held in a choice of 3 rooms from 21sqm up to 200sqm ... more   less 

Additional Information about Regent of Rotorua

Address: 1191 Pukaki Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: ₹ 11,655 - ₹ 19,001 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Regent of Rotorua 4.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Regent Of Rotorua Hotel Rotorua
Regent Rotorua
Rotorua Regent
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#4 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#4 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#5 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#6 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
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“Lovely Hotel but there are plenty of more affordable eating places very nearby.”
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