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Golden Glow Motel

25/06/2017 26/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do enjoyed my stay with my parents there, the room was cozy and tidy and the in-room spa tub was awsome. and rate which I care about the most was surprisingly low. Jason, the owner of the motel could speak several languages, there was no obstacles in communication, he is a warm hearted person. very nice! I am sure...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have stayed here several times over many years but this was my first stay under the new management. Excellent value for money: bright, clean, well appointed units. New owners are successfully renovating the place.

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Liu_Jason, General Manager at Golden Glow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Louisez, for taking the time to write a review. We're delighted you had such a pleasant stay with us, and hope the next time you require accommodation in Rotorua we will have the pleasure of your return visit.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great overnight stay ( whilst visiting family) welcomed by new owners gave us a upgraded room as original was to close to road.. The place is so so clean & very well laid out everything in unit that one requires. Beds so so comfy & clean. The spa in our unit was an added bonus. We truly...

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Liu_Jason, General Manager at Golden Glow Motel, responded to this review

Dear Lynn & Les Wynne. We're delighted to have you had a pleasant stay with us. I do hope we will have the pleasure of your return visit in the not too distant future. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hey I would like to thank you for our 3 days we stayed here a family of 4. This motel made travelling so easy for us as we had a 5 year old boy and a 3 year old. Spa in our room was wicked and kids couldnt get in room by them selfs Clean and very modern. Had sky...

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Liu_Jason, Managing Director at Golden Glow Motel, responded to this review

Dear Darrenalibint. I do appreciate receiving your 5 star review, and am happy you had a comfortable stay. Thank you for your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the Millennium one day in the near future!

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in February. The room was clean and comfortable and the spa was a bonus. The manager was extremely helpful and sorted us out some discount vouchers for the local spa and Maori evening. Within easy walking distance of the town. Excellent location and facilities.

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Liu_Jason, Managing Director at Golden Glow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Moosey, and taking the time to share. I'm delighted you had a great stay enjoying spa and Maori evening. I'm especially happy you found our staff helpful and accommodating. We all look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel one day very soon!

Palmer, Alaska
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I arrived in Rotorua via bus early Monday morning (before check in time), thankfully the Golden Glow Motel employees were super helpful and considerate and allowed us to store all of our luggage with them while we walked around town. Once we checked in the staff moved our luggage for us and even offered to give us...

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Liu_Jason, Dear Brownbutterkitchen. We're delighted you had a great stay! We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near futu at Golden Glow Motel, responded to this review

Dear Rebbecca. We're delighted you had a great stay! We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future. Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have stayed a number of times at Golden Glow over the years and have always found it to be comfy and clean. Love the private spa as well.. Handy location to shops also. The staff there are always helpful also. Very good value for money.

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Liu_Jason, Managing Director at Golden Glow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Rachael, for taking the time to write a review. We're delighted you had such a pleasant stay with us as always, and hope the next time you require accommodation in Rotorua we will have the pleasure of your return visit.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This hotel is pretty close to the Countdown grocery store, which is nice. The room had a fridge and a few dishes and glasses to use. We paid extra to get the room with a hot tub and it was worth it. We used the hot tub both nights were there to relax and unwind. The lobby was not open...

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Newmachar
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had seen some good reviews of the Golden Glow but we were a little disappointed. Certainly the staff are friendly and the place is spotlessly clean. However our room seemed a bit tired and shabby in comparison to the photos of some of the other rooms. Maybe the motel is in the process of all being refurbished. Everything worked...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A nice and cosy motel. Beds have just been changed so we slept really well. Well equipped kitchen. It is clean and nice. Staff is welcoming and very helpful to advice visits in the region and can give some discounts on tours. Make sure to ask them before booking at isite

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Liu_Jason, Managing Director at Golden Glow Motel, responded to this review

Dear Mariekgou. I always enjoy reading excellent feedback regarding our new beds! - thank you for sharing. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering spacious studios and family apartments with a private spa pool, Golden Glow Motel is a 5-minute walk from Rotorua Town where various shops and restaurants can be found. It offers free parking, free fast speed WiFi and a free shuttle from the bus station. Heated guest rooms have a kitchenette with a microwave, hot plates and a toaster. Each has a flat-screen TV with over 50 satellite channels. The en suite bathroom comes with toiletries and shower. A self-service guest laundry service is available and luggage storage is provided. Motel Golden Glow is a 10-minute walk from the Polynesian Spa and Lake Rotorua. It is a 15-minute drive from the Rotorua Regional Airport and a 20-minute drive from Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Glow Motel

Address: 253 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: €53 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Glow Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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#13 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#31 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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“Stay at Golden Glow you wont regret it..”
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“You can request if you prefer kids in the lounge or in the bedroom..”
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“Best location! Excellent service!”
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