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Birchwood Spa Motel

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Very quaint…quiet, and clean. Managers very friendly. Just across the street from Whakarewarewa. Good location at south end of town. No sulfur smell at all. Wifi not particularly good but we had wifi problems at all hotels outside of Auckland.

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Thank Mumslie
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Have just stayed at Birchwood Spa Motel, what a great place to stay, rooms clean and tidy an smell fresh when you enter them,the bathroom is spotless, breakfast served when required an delicious, I would highly recommend to everyone that wants a pleasant stay in Rotorua, The owner is friendly an the relief manager is fabulous well done team Wayne

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Thank Wayne M
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Near Te Puia and the end of Fenton St. which is the main through street in Rotorua. Clean and well-maintained. WiFi was completely ineffective. Kitchenette well equipped with a decent fridge. Beds comfortable. Good shower. Not near any restaurants or grocery stores but can drive back along Fenton easily.

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Thank Thomas9102
Canterbury, NZ
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We only stayed one night however found the motel very sufficient for our needs. We didn't cook but there was a great kitchen available in our 1 bedroom unit. The spa outside, with outdoor seating was great & given it was so hot it was fabulous to be able to soak the feet in cold water while sitting chatting with...

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Thank TischlerAndHubby
Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Arrived Christmas Day for 2 nights - greeted by charming owner (reminded me of Betty Grable era). Upon signing in she gave us a bag of sweets and explained that because of the public holiday staffing there may not be full service of the unit. That did not bother us. Our unit was a good size- separate bedroom - and...

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Thank Sheryl D
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2014

This Motel ticked all the boxes, spotlessly clean and very spacious. Comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen and bathroom, extra towels for Spa Pool which is big and deep, filling yourself so hygiene isn't an issue, also a generous amount of bubble bath. Generous amounts of tea and coffee, hot chocolate and choc chip biscuits, also a little jar of lollies...

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Thank Arlene and Paul R
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Stayed here while attending a conference so not a great deal of time spent in the unit. Unit had all we needed and was very clean. Barbara (temp manager) very welcoming and helpful. The units could do with a spruce up - our handbasin was cracked which lent a somewhat tired approach to maintenance. Bathroom design was very tight, the...

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Thank WaikatoSue
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed stay with 2 little children. Basic but clean and comfortable. Was pleased to see our host check cleanliness of spa between usage. Provided generous supply of fresh towels and comfy pillows. TV a bit small and without full access to sky tv.

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Thank 475patrickd
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2014

The owners were overseas whilst I stayed there but the temporary manager Barbara was very nice, kind. and helpful. The facilities of the room were good, it was nice and clean however Birchwood Spa sits on a main road and the traffic, especially the trucks, rumbled past all night. Even with all the windows closed I heard them and often...

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1Thank Penny K
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This motel was impeccable. Everything you could want was provided. We stayed in one of four townhouses which has the benefit of a garage. This means we didn't need to unpack car. It was like an extra room. Very clean and tidy and spacious.

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JessnMike W, Manager at Birchwood Spa Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay. Hope to see you again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a warm welcome at the Birchwood Spa Motel. Studio, one and two bedroom spa units, townhouses with own garaging, close to thermal attractions, 2.5kms from town centre. Studios offer tea/toast making facilities, other units have well equipped kitchens. Qualmark Four Star rating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birchwood Spa Motel

Address: 6 Sala Street | Po Box 6107, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: €67 - €101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Birchwood Spa Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Birchwood Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#43 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
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“Get a 2 bedroom townhouse with a garage, ideal for families or sporty friends”
, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a unit away from the road”
rossheathernz, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms have no Air Conditioning and ask for a room as far away from the road as possible.”
Maris11235, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get as far away from Sala Street as possible. Avoid Unit No 1”
marsh21, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“get a spa tub room (its on a private outdoor deck)”
TW397, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
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