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Pearl City, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Bare bones but clean, staff very nice. Only bad thing is no 24-hour front desk, only open 8 am to 8 pm. Continental breakfast was decent. Close to visitor center and to many restaurants. Easy walk to the lake n night life at Eat Street. Good Wifi available.

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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

So we booked to stay at the Grand Hotel for a couple of nights, and what we got was a room with air-conditioning that didn't work, and a fridge with a freezer that somehow managed to melt ice cream within about 10 minutes. I can't decide whether that's impressive or massively annoying. A bit of both maybe? We went and...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 February 2016

clean, looks normal. don't expect something nice though. slightly older. its on the second floor where the first floor is other shop houses. free breakfast. free parking no lifts, so have to carry luggage up the stairs.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 January 2016

The room is clean and functional. Just enough space. Rates include simple breakfast, which is great. It is well located in the centre. Hotel needs a facelift and upgrade but this is good enough for a short stay.

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Thank ecSoviet
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The staff were friendly, it was cheap and it had a good location. Other than that it was in very bad condition. Our room looked like it hadn't been cleaned properly in years. There were cob webs coming down from the ceiling, dust covered most surfaces, paint/ wallpaper was literally falling off the ceiling, walls and doors, there was even...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2016

room was okay tidy good bed to sleep in, the whole place needs an upgrade, has a really musty smell when walking through to your room, and there is no air conditioner. Very close to the city great walking distance. Very lucky to have a room as we booked an hour before so over all very grateful for a place...

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Thank bibbies
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

When my partner and I arrived at the front desk, we were notified that we had been upgraded. Great! So we thought.. We were put at the extreme end of the hotel, the bridge in which we had to cross over was decaying, the ceiling was falling apart and you could see where there had been water leaking through the...

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I would not recommend this hotel if you have to spend any time there during waking hours! It's fine for somewhere to crash - the sheets and bedding and pillows were nice but the hotel is very run down !! It stinks of mould and dampness everywhere but especially the bridge walkway where there is literally paint and ceiling material...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 January 2016

It looks rather run down on the exterior but it is reasonably comfortable. It provides simple breakfast and it is conveniently situated. The staff are friendly. Set back is there is no wifi in the room.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Basic room in a good location. Staff were friendly and basic continental breakfast available each morning but only for a short time frame. Situated right next to a Korean restaurant so yuck smell inside the hotel all day and night

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Hotel Rotorua is an older style property located in the heart of Rotorua CBD. There are 38 rooms in total which can be divided into 3 categories (or room standards). There are 12 BUDGET Rooms or backpacker style rooms with private bathrooms which cater for those travellers wishing for some privacy and security in preference to a dormitory and on a limited budget. There are 7 ECONOMY Rooms which have the basics such as ensuite, TV, fridge, tea and coffee. They are clean and comfortable and ideal for short stays. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast in our breakfast room between 8.00am and 10.00amThere are 19 PREMIER Rooms which were renovated to a good standard and come complete with ensuite, TV, fridge, tea & coffee, phone, internet, hair dryer, iron & ironing board etc. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast in our breakfast room between 8.00am and 10.00am ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Rotorua

Address: 1130 Pukuatua Street | Rotorua CBD, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $101 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Rotorua 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Perhaps ask if they have rooms at the back as it was a little noisy”
 of 5 bubbles gwenu2015, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask if they have a ground floor room, or you will have to haul your luggage up a flight of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles D2551XJjeffc, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one over the parking area so you are not over the road. There is no view either way.”
 of 5 bubbles Chris_Haml, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lesMyrtilles, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Front separate building and not the rear Backpackers area.”
 of 5 bubbles TripmanMelbourne, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
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