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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location, great hosts and great to be able to have our wee dog with us. The beds were very comfortable. Advertised as having Sky TV but this was unavailable. Wifi speed very slow. No salt and pepper shakers. The carpet in the sitting room is filthy, if we had a child with us I wouldn't let it crawl on...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights as a base to see the geo thermals and it was basic but excellent. The owners were very friendly and helpful and went out of there way to help. The rooms are clean and large. It's in the edge of town but you really need a car in Rotorua so it wasn't an issue....

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We came and stayed here whilst on a business trip. Rooms we clean and comfortable, a little tired but met our expectations. Owner/manager she was awesome and enjoyed having a chat with her customers. As we were on a business trip we needed a good internet connection to conduct our business and the Motel met our needs. Location is close...

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Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Poihakena Portraits, we're right in the middle of renovations so when you stay with us next time you will notice a change in Pohutu Lodge Motel.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Booked Pohutu Lodge Rotorua for our family of 4 including our adult blind/autistic daughter through booking.com. What a wonderful place to stay! Our wee chihuahua Gucci was able to join us as it was pet friendly. Extremely clean & tidy well supplied us with towels & toiletries, the most comfortable beds & a bonus 2 person spa tub! We loved...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This motel wasn't bad value for the money. We only stayed one night. The unit was spacious but average quality. We had booked the Heavenly Heights suite, but had been moved to another room (which was cheaper on the booking site). We were told this was because the second room was better suited to our needs, and it probably was...

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Paeroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The 2-bedroom Family Apartment was just what suited our family of Mum, Dad and 3 preteens. We had a lovely big bed upstairs and they had their own room downstairs with separate TV and the (spa)bathroom next door. The really helpful hosts are a real asset to this lodge. They understand that there is a balance between doing the tourist...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The owners were away and the owners sister was there. We had our little dog with us and he to was made most welcome. We had a huge unit which more than served our needs. This would most definitely be the very first place we would try to book into.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The unit we stayed was hugh (up to 6 people) with well equipped mini-kitchen and hugh spa bath. My friend enjoyed spa bath (this is also hugh) and my dog was happy for spacious floor area. This is one of not many clean Pet Friendly motels in Rotorua. Of course I will stay again.

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Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks we are glad you enjoyed your stay see you next time

Mykonos, Greece
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous hotel with very big rooms !!!!! The Ladie in the front desk extremely helpful. I definitely recommend this hotel. We arrive there almost in Chinese New Year so all the other hotels were fully booked , but we get so LUCKY that we found this fantastic place to stay

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Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Emmanouil We appreciate your great comments. We are glad you guys enjoyed your time at our place.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Friendly, clean, helpful, comfortable, everything you could want from a Motel, and top views of the geyser as well, easy to find,conveniently located for local attractions, would reccomend to anyone staying in the Rotorua area

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Pohutulodge, Owner at Pohutu Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us we really appreciate it. We are especially pleased you enjoyed your time at our place. Enjoy the rest of your holiday and thanks again

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pohutu Lodge is a friendly, family run business, dedicated to maximizing your holiday experience. We operate two bedroom units suited for families, with one that boasts of being Rotorua’s highest motel bedroom suite with views over the city and lake. These units all have two TVs, two toilets, a spa bath and a shower, so you don’t struggle for space, letting the whole family enjoy their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pohutu Lodge

Address: 3 Meade Street | Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: €76 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pohutu Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Our unit had 2 separate bedrooms so is excellent for groups”
 of 5 bubbles justme255115, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Heavenly Heights Unit”
 of 5 bubbles teatr33, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get the Heavenly Haven Room if you travel with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles Dad_As_Friend, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles NgaireCornelius, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask before going to attractions because the hotel owner will offer tips, tricks and discount vouchers”
 of 5 bubbles Raincl0ud, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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