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    Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort

    77 Robinson Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    • Excellent62%
    • Very good22%
    • Average10%
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    Reviewed 11 May 2017

    Nice accommodation with excellent restaurant with loverly food. Service in the restaurant by Christle and Binod and others was top class. We had an excellent 1 hour massage. The resort is very comfortable and quiet. We were made to feel very welcome. Our room 24...More

    1  Thank PeterB422017
    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded 12 May 2017

    Dear Peter, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on us. Our team here at the resort is delighted to hear regarding your WaiOra experience. Thank you for the comment in regards to Mokoia Restaurant and food, spa and the facilities. We...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    Lovely resort. The staff make this a great choice. They go above and beyond for you staying there. A warm welcoming staff fantastic food make this a sure bet! We were transported to and from waiOtapu even though we'd checked out that day!!! Lovely people...More

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    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded 12 May 2017

    Dear Sandy, Thank you for an amazing 5-star review. Our team here at Waiora Lakeside Spa Resort is delighted to hear regarding your overall experience. It is comments like your that always motivates us to succeed in Customer Satisfaction. It brings smile and joys to...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 2 nights, rooms were great - clean and spacious. Loved the location, would stay there again. The hotel restaurant was fantastic and would recommend you to eat there - especially their share platter. Awesome.More

    Thank Bradley B
    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded 12 May 2017

    Dear Bradley B, Thank you for taking the time to review on us. Wow! It is always very exciting to read a 5-star comment, certainly your. We take pride when our guests are satisfied with their experience. Thank you for the comments in regards to...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

    Went for a mud bath at Hells Gate thermal reserve in Rotorua. Finished up with a 1hour massage. This is run seperate by Wai Ora Spa. I booked it in day before. Amazing relaxing Maori massage. Did the trick. Highly recommend it. Thanks Rachel.More

    Thank chiefgb
    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded 12 May 2017

    Dear Rachael, Thank you for taking the time to review on us. We are very delighted to hear regarding your overall WaiOra lakeside Spa Resort and Hellsgate experience. We are definitely sister companies. Your comment has been shared with the team. Once again, Thank you...More

    Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

    We had the massage, spa and lunch package at this lovely resort. Being local we did not stay on the accommodation. The whole resort is clean and well furnished and has a beautiful view of Lake Rotorua. The massage was OK but probably over priced...More

    1  Thank RogertheDog
    Response from WaiOra_Manager, Manager at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa ResortResponded 29 April 2017

    Dear RogertheDog, Thank you for providing us with a feedback on TripAdvisor. It is pleasing to hear regarding your overall experience here at WaiOra lakeside Spa Resort and Mokoia Restaurant. Your comment has been shared with the team and we are delighted. We are undergoing...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$125 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Rotorua
    • #7 Business Hotel in Rotorua
    • #11 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
    • #23 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
    • #30 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
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    • Wai Ora Lakeside Resort
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    Megan231
    30 May 2016|
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    Response from WaiOra_Manager | Property representative |
    Hi Megan, Thank you for your inquiry. On Sunday- 5.06.16, we have only one availability at the moment at 9am in the morning for either 1 hour miri miri massage ($135) or 1/2 hour miri miri massage ($85). However, our all... More
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    GaryT4418
    19 February 2015|
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    Response from Renee B | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know about the fishing. You can contact the resort. Yes, I was on an OAT trip. Fantastic!
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    Jeanette M
    2 February 2015|
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    Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. Also, washers and dryers are available at the resort. I think there is even no charge to use them!
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