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VR Rotorua Lake Resort

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location is a bit far from the city centre (about a 15 minute drive without traffic) so unless you plan on ordering room service or eating at their restaurant, I would recommend you to eat before checking in or bring your own food. The view of the lake right behind the hotel is beautiful. I'm sure we would have...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff was welcoming, room well appointed. Beautiful grounds. Bit of a distance to town. My only issue with them is that they insisted on writing my credit card number down on a paper record. I asked what would be done with it and was told it would go in to a file. With ID theft being so prevalent in the...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom timeshare condo. Condo was great - clean and had everything we needed, along with a beautiful view of the water. Only downsides were that the pool was closed (even though it was summer) and the gym wasn't open (kinda sounds like it's permanently closed). Overall we had a great stay and would come back.

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Newbury Park, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights with our kids and another family. The hotel sits right on the lake so the setting is gorgeous, but the service, food, and property need some help. The front desk staff are lacking in friendliness and hospitality (guys, it's your job to be friendly and helpful). Lets talk about the food - the breakfast...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Hotel is about 20mins from Rotorua, so not the best location, However, it was a lovely room. The biggest plus was the bathroom. The bathroom opened up into the bedroom so you could watch tv from the bath and then roll into bed.

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Thank Sweetnina3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a king suit, lovely clean room, great views, super comfy bed and staff very helpful, even brought our dinner to our room on request after a crazy day in Rotorua! Not one complaint, everything was as advertised.

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Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location not too central relative to rotorua but very accessible off highway and well lit, ample parking, facilities are clean and modern, rooms fresh and decor really new. Lake views on the back, can walk up to waterfront. 10/10

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Thank Roland D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If picturesque views from your bedroom is what you are looking for, look no further. This truly is a beautiful spot, overlooking lake Rotoiti. The facilities are there but don't explode with excitement. The spa is a good temperature and the pool is nice for a quick cool off, even though it is pretty small. Check in, there was a...

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Hobart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful to walk along the lakeside and also to view the lake from one's room, even when seated in the bath!! The restaurant offered a very tasty well plated meal with variety on the menu for meat eaters and vegetarians. With the lake at your doorstep numerous water activities are possible and the hotel offers every assistance to you to...

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vivek s, General Manager at VR Rotorua Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. Such an opinion is a reward for us and gives us a great motivation for further work. The most important news for us is that your stay was a very successful and left so positive memories. We hope to welcome you back again soon. All the best for your...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is on the shores of Lake Rotoiti about 15km from Rotorua. The setting is superb with a lawn running down to the lake front. Make sure you book a lakefront room otherwise you will miss the benefit of the views. It is a little old and needs some work to keep it up to standard. You can hear...

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vivek s, General Manager at VR Rotorua Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, It is great to hear that you had a great stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort! We hope you will come back and visit us soon! Regards, Vivek

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the exclusive suburb of Okawa Bay, Mourea on the beautiful shores of Lake Rotoiti is a unique & classy hotel - The VR Rotorua Lake Resort.Just 15 minutes drive from central Rotorua, the VR Rotorua Lake Resort offers lodge style influenced accommodation options, designed to make a visit one of affordable luxury, combining high quality details with pleasure & fun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about VR Rotorua Lake Resort

Address: 366 State Highway 33 | Mourea, Rotorua 3704, New Zealand (Formerly Amora Lake Resort)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $121 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — VR Rotorua Lake Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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#11 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#16 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#20 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#24 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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“Facing the lake front, awesome”
 of 5 bubbles Pretzel50, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“Upper floor with a Lake View”
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“If you like quiet and want to get away from it all, then it's perfect. The lake is lovely”
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