Grand Hotel Rotorua

Address: 1130 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located on 1130 Pukuatua 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 (12 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

    The First Cultural Night in Mourea

    A travel blog entry by selahrees on Sep 16, 2015

    2 photos

    ... end of the table. We chatted with her a bit about Maori culture when she turned to me and asked me, "weren't you the girl I was talking to about the job?" Obviously, I said yes and asked her about some details of it. Turns out her sister-in-law had an au pair who was just a very poor match for her family and the girl quit about a week before and they needed someone for about a month, just so they could have a chance to find someone to commit for a while. They ...

    The Haka and the Poi

    A travel blog entry by doragsxplorin8 on Sep 16, 2015

    3 photos

    ... because it was considered rude to the members that lived in the portraits. Before we headed to the Marae, we met up with Ruth, the woman who ran the cultural nights in Rotorua. She first took us to Agrodome Park where she showed us the beautiful Okere Falls where a famous chief was buried. After this short detour through the sulfuric acid smelling town of Rotorua, we finally arrived at the Marae. Most of Rotorua smelled like sulfuric acid or rotten eggs due to ...

    Smelly, Muddy, and Happy

    A travel blog entry by shayna_mae on Sep 05, 2015

    57 photos

    ... Rotorua visit at Te Puia/New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Institute. Te Puia is an active Maori village that has been based around the Pohutu Geyser in Rotorua since the 1600s and has opened itself up to tourists since the late 1800s. It has also been home to the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute since the mid-1900s. Somewhere from 60-100 Maori people live in the village and use the hot springs to cook their food, bathe, wash their clothes, etc. Many ...

    Mount Maunganui or bust.

    A travel blog entry by kimjones59 on Apr 10, 2015

    20 photos

    ... action. Arrived in the dark and pulled over on Rotorua Bay to have a cook up. The smell of sulphur is quite strong and takes a bit of getting used to. Found the Polynesian Spa on the shores of the bay so parked the van and bought a ticket in. Was a dream with a few different pools and a reflexology walk which entailed stones of varying heights set in concrete along a pathway covered in warm to hot ...

    Rotorua Day 1

    A travel blog entry by kas19 on Feb 23, 2015

    ... post descent we found the drop we had just experienced to be quite impressive. The remainder of our journey was much more calm and we had time to look at caves peeking out from the edges of the water. Toshi told us it is quite beautiful at night as these caves shine with glow worms. Near the end of the trip we were introduced to river surfer which involved paddling the boat towards rapids and then having the water rush over the front. Makes for quite the face wash. Tuckered ...