Grand Hotel Rotorua

1130 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located on 1130 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua, is near Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, Swoop Rotorua, and Kaituna Cascades Raft & Kayak Expeditions.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Rotorua

    Reviewed by neilywheelie

    Spacious and value for money

    Reviewed Jan 26, 2014
    by (10 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    At $99 New Zealand dollars (£50) this friendly hotel offers great value for money and a free continental breakfast as well.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Rotorua

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Travel Blogs from Rotorua

    Middle Earth

    A travel blog entry by neilywheelie on Jan 26, 2014

    2 photos

    Leaving Hamilton behind us, we left promptly as we had an appointment at Hobbiton, (really Matamata). We had booked to go to the location of where The Lord of the Rings and latterly The Hobbit (Parts 1,2 and 3!) had been filmed. It was on the way to Rotorua anyway, where I would be staying for the evening. Guy had been some 8 years before, but then …

    Auckland to Rotorua

    A travel blog entry by heather_ireland on Jun 19, 2014

    2 comments, 50 photos

    ... all the animals. They had sheep, goats, donkeys, ostrich, chickens, the huge orange cows with the horns, deer, llamas and a few other ones. My favorite part was watching the guy sheer the sheep. The sheep just chilled there on his butt sitting like a person getting their haircut.
    The last thing on the agenda for today was going to Te Puia. Te Puia is a place that provides a indigenous cultural experience of the Māori people. ...

    Steaming and screaming in Rotorua

    A travel blog entry by leone_and_mike on May 15, 2014

    131 photos

    ... feet in the thermal foot baths, shame we couldn't have dunked our whole body in. We ate a picnic lunch there, really cold but a nice sunny day.

    Then drove down to the lake for a look, lots of seagulls, even saw a sea plane taking off. Stopped for coffee and hot chocolate at a nice café on the lakeside, then drove up to Skyline Rotorua.

    We had our tickets all printed, so we got in straight away and got the gondola up ...

    Honking Holes, Hongi and Haka

    A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit on Apr 19, 2014

    33 photos

    ... scary as the water was gushing down so you couldn't hear the rest of the group, you just had to have faith that you did remember the instructions correctly and you were going the right way.

    We got very cosy with the others in the group as it was a very tight squeeze down there. We scrambled on our bellies to get through some passageways so Ruari was pleased he hadn't eaten too many of the New Zealanders favourite pies! When we got to about ...

    Devils Bath, Devils Ink Pot & Lady Knox

    A travel blog entry by smittee on Feb 27, 2014

    33 photos

    Next morning I was picked up at 8 am by Grumpy`s Tour for visit to Wai o Tapu, the Thermal Wonderland, A geological volcanic hot spot area with hot pools with fancy colours due to different minerals in the rocks by the volcanic activity.
    The Kiwis have a good sense of humour and have given spooky names like Devils Home, Devils bath (green) Devils ink pot and Champagne pool to various hot spots. I was ...