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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Spent 2 nights, staff friendly and helpful. The rooms had decent space but with no air conditioning a little warm.Would benefit from the bathrooms being updated. The spas were private but were useable only in 15 min segmentswhich was disappointing.

Thank Pam W
United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Situated in Fenton St - amongst many other motels. Room was clean but in need of refurbishing. Big con is lack of a fan or airconditioning. The windows have to remain open to allow for a breeze - which in turn lets in the overriding smell of sulphur. No hairdryer. A fridge and a microwave are provided with limited cutlery...

Thank veekayhay
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Situated amongst many others in Fenton St. A big minus - NO fans & no airconditioning! Room is clean but in need of tlc. As I said, it's adequate but nothing more. If it's very basic accommodation you're after then this is for you.

Thank kennethh641
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in at Malones using booking.com 1 week in advance. When we showed up after our 7 hour drive tired and ready to relax they told us booking.com mucked up our booking and they had no space for us. They offerred no on the spot refund and said we had to chase booking.com for our money back. They didn't offer...

Thank Braydenmitchell
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very friendly welcome, staff had good ideas for sights around town. Nothing too special about the Motel itself, pretty much standard, but very big room with a private spa/jacuzzi to the rear – but in a town full of proper spas and thermal baths more a gimmick than anything useful. Interior, especially around the kitchen and bathroom was quite outdated...

Thank kris1138
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Good : * Quiet environment * Spacious room with a large jacuzzi tub * Convenient parking lot right in front of ground floor rooms * Within tour bus pickup location * Less than 30mins walk to/from city * Friendly staffs and nice owners with good customer service * Daily room cleaning Areas to Improve : * Direct afternoon sun and...

Thank Irene T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Easy access, easy to find and not far off from Te-Puai Tourist spot. Room is nice, decent space, there is hot tub which we had used and private car park in front of room. The host also were very helpful and provided lotsa tips. Although the weather was rainy, the location, host and room made up for a gloomy day

Thank MacFadzil
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 December 2016

+ kind staff, offer many discount to activity in and aroud Rotorua + reataurants, fast foods, supermarket, souvenir shop, lake, Te - puia all within 10 mins by car + rooms are nice and clear - access to the internet is like, they give you login and password with limit 250Mb per day, they give you 2 or 3 logins,...

Thank Dejv94
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Malone's for three nights. Our room was spacious and I would think that it was recently refurbished. The bed was very comfortable. It also had a spa bath and s wetroom type shower. Frank & Sarah the proprietors, couldn't have been more helpful, offering advice and booking attractions as requested. Would thoroughly recommend at...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived to the outdated run down room, wall paper peeling off, curtains falling down. Mould on roof above bed.... gross! The shower was very very unclean and wouldn't stay at a constant temperature. But the bed....... the bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on, it was so hard and you could feel the springs underneath you,...

1Thank Aimee W

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Malones Motel

Address: 321 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $98 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Malones Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“inspect the room first before you pay, make sure you are satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles TangDawae, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back were quiet and not on the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles grubbaldd, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Very central location”
 of 5 bubbles 881elained, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles mary19, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“#10 is at the end (quiet), but tough to get the car to.”
  • Another view of the main room - dining table and note door to car.
  • private spa
  • refrigerator in the kitchenette
  • Sink area
  • Nice shower - old, but worked very well
  • The bathroom - separate room for toilet
  • The bedroom - door goes to private spa
  • The kitchenette
 of 5 bubbles A419RDandyw, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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