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Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I am traveling with 6 friends. We made last minute plans to stay at Aura but we're met with fantastic customer service. In fact, we have found that New Zealand has lacked friendly, inviting service everywhere we've been - including hotels, restaurants and tourist adventures. Nick met us with a friendly smile and great enthusiasm. He took care of all...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Being young going away can be quite intimidating for your first time coming here I just feel so welcome and even though they were working on the place they always had time a big shout out to nick!! His dedication and friendly service just makes you want to go back and I sure will be!!!

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Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A cool oasis close to the lake and downtown Rotorua. Super service. Very friendly. Enjoyed the hot water pools and the swimming pool very much. Helpful information about sights and surroundings. Will be back!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Host Nick has made our stay extremely comfortable. Very helpful and hospitable, great chatting with him! Location of this property is fantastic! Right in the heart of Rotorua's town, short walking distance to all amenities around - Eat Streat is just round the corner, bike & souvenir shops, the museum and Polynesian Spa are just 10mins walk away, the lake...

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Thank 43theresal
NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Theresal, Thanks for coming to stay with us with your family. We are always just so stoked to hear we have contributed to guests having an amazing time in Rotorua. We always like to connect with each guest that comes our way. Yes, you are right about the trout flies, they are attracted to the light, so when guest...

Marcus Beach, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The new management were extremely friendly and helpful The motel is an older style but being done up Very clean and tidy and so close to centre of Rotorua and EAT STREET that you can easily walk to restaurants,shops and bus exchange and right next to a great coffee cafe

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for coming to stay with us before and after your hiking trip, it sounds like it was a real success after all that rain had come through. You are absolutely right, Lime Cafe next door to a fine coffee to get you going in the mornings. All the best, Nick

Yarrawonga, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms were a great size with a kitchenette, the location was just a short walk to the main street, the facilities were fantastic with the heated pool and laundry, but most of al the customer service was outstanding. Nothing was to much trouble, very obliging, taking the time to ask about our day and giving advise on the local...

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Thank sharon952
NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Sharon, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are absolutely stoked to hear positives for Africa. I'm glad you enjoyed the heated pool, at this time of year when it is beginning to cool off it really is the bees knees, or just a great warm temperature for an evening dip. Thanks again, and all the best,...

Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This dated facility that is undergoing incremental renovation has been the jewel in the crown during our 3 days in Rotorua. Josh is warm, welcoming & just so helpful with advice, recommendations & discount vouchers that I am in awe. The position is central to Eat Street, shops and the lake & attractions. The thermal pool was a bonus.

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Wendy, You've absolutely nailed it, 'Oozes' is without a doubt my favourite word. And to think you have chosen that to describe Josh's customer service, something that we value so much, well that give us a grin from ear to ear. We will continue to deliver customer service oozed experiences. All the best, Nick

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my husband and daughter this week. Nick and Josh made this a great stay for us. The rooms were spotless, beds were really comfy, the pool was a great temperature, they even had a new trampoline. They gave us some great recommendations of where to go and just had a great attitude about everything. we didn't take...

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for the review and thanks for recommending us. We think that is pretty damn special. I'm glad you made a note of the trampoline, if my memory serves me well I believe your daughter was first on the trampoline! We always strive to provide the best experience for our guests and it sounds like we did that for...

Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked a studio unit, but was lucky enough to be upgraded to a 1-bedroom, so plenty of room for me to rattle around in! Nick was very welcoming and ready, willing and able to offer any assistance. Loved the brightly-coloured doors to each unit ! Nick must have known lime-green was my fave colour! The unit was spacious...

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Thank Lisa T
NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Lisa T, Thanks for the review. It sounds like we nailed it, and that makes us pretty chuffed. The bright coloured doors represent live, and since we have been here we have endeavored to make this place buzz with life. All the best, Nick

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is good. Few minutes walk to Eat Streat. Staff is friendly and kind. WIFI is very stable and free. They have laundry, BBQ grill, minaral bath, and heated pool. And their rate is very good too!

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NickFitz86, Owner at Aura Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Retireman3, Thanks for the review and listing all the great features of Aura that make it pretty damn cool. We really pride ourselves on providing the best service in town, not to mention the best location and the best outdoor heated pool, at a great rate. All the best, nick

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located within a block of the lake front, Government Gardens, the Museum and the famous 'Eat Streat', come and experience Rotorua's latest little piece of accommodation bliss. Relax and enjoy this summer bathing in our large outdoor geothermally heated swimming pool, or fire up our BBQ on those long Rotorua evenings. Aura accommodation is all about fun, laughter and holidays the way they are expected to be- memorable! Ditch the car keys and discover the beauty of being based in the heart of the city, never far by foot from all of the central city attractions or fantastic new local markets on offer. Unwind in our 2 private hot mineral pool, get the steam box hissing for a geothermal cooking experience, or get comfortable in any of our fully equipped units, with stove top and microwave cooking facilities and free unlimited fast WiFi. Let the friendly young local team show you true relaxed kiwi hospitality, connecting you to all the very best of what the region has on offer. Book directly with us for the best available rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aura Accommodation

Address: 1078 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: €85 - €145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aura Accommodation 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Havana Motor Hotel Rotorua
Havana Hotel Rotorua
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#28 Family Hotel in Rotorua
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