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    Santa Maria Motel

    270 Te Ngae Road | Ngapuna, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    • Excellent56%
    • Very good41%
    • Average3%
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    Travellers talk about
    “sky tv” (5 reviews)
    “green lakes” (2 reviews)
    “road noise” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 58 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    After a disaster at another Rotorua Motel Jason was amazing. Super friendly and helpful and offered for us to view the room prior to taking it to ensure it was ok along with allowing an early check in. Jason was super friendly, helpful and provided...More

    Thank Nicola B
    Response from Jason E, Manager at Santa Maria MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write this great review, we were so pleased to be able to help you in a time of need. We hope to see you again in the future when the sun is shining and the pool...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    We stayed in the cabin and enjoyed it immensely. When we checked in Jason took the time to tell us all of the area highlights, where to go and what to see. We took his advice and saw several things we would have missed. The...More

    Thank LDA_59
    Response from Jason E, Manager at Santa Maria MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for leaving us this review, we appreciate your time in writing this for us. We are happy that you enjoyed your short stay in Rotorua and wish you more happy travelling.

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    We called in to check in earlier and Jason was accommodating to have it arranged. Accommodation was very clean and tidy even without any dust. All facilities are well kept although they are old. Jason even allowed later checkout due to us having a late...More

    Thank ZeUs_CrItIc
    Response from Jason E, Manager at Santa Maria MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    We are very thankful that you left us a review, we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Regards Jason

    Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Santa Maria because it was near an event we were attending. Jason was very helpful by phone before we arrived. Also he picked us up from the bus terminal, and drove us to town the day we departed. Our unit was clean...More

    Thank kitb296
    Response from Jason E, Manager at Santa Maria MotelResponded 24 September 2017

    Thank you very much for staying with us and leaving such a glowing review.

    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    This is a comfortable, cosy family motel situated 5 minutes drive from the Centre of Rotorua. It is near the Blue and Green Lakes and the Redwood forest tourist attractions. You would need a car to stay here. Over the road is a small shopping...More

    Thank Sheryn54
    Response from Jason E, Manager at Santa Maria MotelResponded 24 September 2017

    Thank you for leaving us a review, we are happy that we met good standards again.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$74 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Best Value Hotel in Rotorua
    • #29 Family Hotel in Rotorua
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Rotorua District >
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    "We recommend the cabin."
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    "Get room away from the road, sometimes noisy!"
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    "We booked a Maori experience in advance, we should have waited until we got there, as our hostess had so many..."
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