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Hervey Bay, Australia
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On our last night in Rotorua we ate at Jimmy's restaurant at the Copthorn Hotel. We were greeted by Sunil who was very welcoming and informative about the menu. We tried the Chinese taster and was delighted with the choice, delicately flavoured fish, hot spicy chicken, deliciously beef and juicy pork belly, with chinese vegetables and boiled rice. There is... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in a motel on Fenton and wondering where to go for dinner. Nearly opposite was the Copthorne so we gave it a go. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. The menu is very "New Zealand" but the familiar dishes are served with imagination and flair. Braised Pork Belly and Sirloin Steak are standard fare but we... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely room that faced the water. The room was large and very clean. Both breakfast and dinner were adequate, but I wouldn't go out of my way to have a meal here. The bar was fun. The hotel is about a 20 minute walk from town.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is bit out of date, some facilities need to be upgraded. Bad sound proofing is a big concern. The shower is such a pain, hard to use it. The front desk is friendly but not helpful. The breakfast buffet is just average.

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I had to check the date on my computer, because this place made me unsure it was 2016. You have to pay for wifi here, and then, if you do pay, there's a 500MB limit on it per day. This is approximately two youtube videos, and an hour or so of browsing facebook. This is pathetic. I haven't had to... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Attended the NZ Avicultural Society AGM in June of this year. Excellent venue, accommodation, meals, staff were friendly, value for money, close to the city and other tourist destinations, rooms were warm comfortable, had everything I needed and centrally located within the venue where we spent the weekend. Thoroughly recommend the Copthorne Rotorua for any conference venue or place to... More 

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Auckland
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33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Checked into this tired hotel to find that they had no record of my having paid for the room despite having a receipt from the agent I'd booked it through. Eventually after some time the receptionist said it'd be settled when I checked out as she could not figure it out. Checked into a tired room which had no heating.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Copthorne was a lifesaver for us as the first hotel we had booked was very substandard and we urgently needed a place to stay with our 3 young grandchiildren. Fortunately we had stayed there once before and we remembered it. The manager was so helpful and organised us a room within 15minutes we had not prebooked. The grand-kids were... More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Copthorne Hotel in Rotorua is centrally located so easy walking distance to all the shops. Driving distances to attractions is also minimal. The hotel itself is lovely, a little outdated and can do with upgrade, but otherwise lovely. The staff were all pleasant and courteous and the dining was lovely.

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Andover, MA
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We booked this hotel through our travel agent and were surprised at how worn and tired the facility was, our agent normally places us in hotels which fit our expectations. Our room was a large one bedroom suite, but seemed to be missing most of the furniture (based on the marks left in the ancient carpet). During the late afternoon... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four-story Motor Hotel located near city center, 2 km from train station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Copthorne Hotel Rotorua

Address: Fenton St, Rotorua, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Rotorua)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $122 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Copthorne Hotel Rotorua 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Rotorua Kingsgate Hotel
Hotel Style:
#46 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
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 of 5 bubbles A.Duckson, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room got the afternoon sun had a awesome view with a balcony A/C”
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“Don't stop here”
 of 5 bubbles WH56, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Its a quite street so most rooms are quite.”
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“Keep going, plenty of hotels nearby.”
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