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    Kowhai and Colonial Motel

    1232 Ranolf Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    Traveller (21)
    Hotel & Grounds (22)
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good21%
    • Average21%
    • Poor28%
    • Terrible12%
    13 Jun 2017
    “I love this place, -I keep coming back”
    9 Jan 2017
    “Wouldn't stay again”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Pets Allowed
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 31 reviews

    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    Not the flashest. But clean, friendly, and reliable. And I love the very-warm outdoor swimming pool. Very good value for money, -and I always appreciate the full kitchen with stove so I can cook for myself. Even if you don't have a spa-unit, the hot...More

    Thank Jenny A
    Response from motel4u, Manager at Kowhai and Colonial MotelResponded 16 June 2017

    Hi Jenny, Thank you for your review on Kowhai & Colonial Motel and warmly welcome you back. We are slowly in the process of upgrading our premises. Kind Regards, Kowhai & Colonial Manager

    Reviewed 4 April 2017

    The owner is pleasant enough when she checks you in. But don't you dare have any fun before or talk to your guests. We had a spa and due to the motel's terrible plumbing, the overflow outlet goes under the deck, through the wall and...More

    Thank greekgoddessnz
    Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

    The lady at reception was nice but this motel is EXTREMELY DATED. I was seriously grossed out with a lot of it and I never took my shoes off inside because I can feel the carpets are dirty. The curtains feel dusty and the rooms...More

    Thank TheJojoz
    Reviewed 10 January 2017

    We stayed here due to peak season and booking at the last minute but, I wouldn't stay again. The property is very tired and our unit was quite dark and didn't feel really clean. Location was okay but, you really need to have a car...More

    Thank rowet43
    Reviewed 1 November 2016

    Its very clean and close to center of town. Hot showers & brilliant water pressure. Free wi fi & swimming pool & two hot mineral spa pools.. Parking was good, right out side our door. This motel is opposite a free thermal l park. The...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$64 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
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