Emerald Spa Resort
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEmerald Spa Resort Rotorua
Nice motel with very friendly staff. Big rooms, good size bathroom, lots of parking space
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... thing. Outside of Wanaka, they have a placed called “Puzzling World”. We almost didn’t go in because it looked like it was only for children. I’m so glad we did! They have this tilted “house” which was quite honestly the most disorienting thing I’ve even been in. It was like having vertigo and muscle atrophy at the same time. I had a hard time even walking into the thing. It’s hard to ...
... the entranceway. She began to tell us a few things about Maori culture. For the Maori, family is the most important. The marae is a meetinghouse for different events: funerals, village meetings, weddings, etc. But every marae is slightly different because they represent an ancestor that has passed on. On top of the building was a totem that represented the head. The two sides of the roof that extend from that are his arms and the posts going into the ground on ...
... straight through a dense forest on one of the nicest wide, smooth roads we have been on for some time. Alanna was driving and for the first time since leaving Auckland it wasn't hard work!
We arrived in Rotorua about 12.30 and started the search for a parking place. Finally found something down the far end of town. Alanna had several attempts to get in the angled parking bay at the right angle, leading to some "tense" conversations!!
This morning we headed back into Rotorua to visit the museum. Upon arrival we were split into 2 groups and the first group (mine!) Headed into a small theater to watch a movie that explainwd the history of Rotorua- the seats even shook during the eruption of the geyser. Then we headed into the Marae section and learned about the indigenous people and the takeover from Europeans in the early 19th century. Then we had a nice "tea" (or lunch) in the ...
... the video, we all made our way outside to where we gathered round a demonstration. They showed us how our food was cooked - which was a traditionally prepares hangi (a meal steamed in the ground on hot rocks). After being shown how the food is traditionally cooked, it was then time to eat it - the best part!!! We made our way into the dining hall, and table by table went up and helped ourselves to the buffet. The Kai food was exceptional!! We all had plates and plates ...