Gwendoline Motor Inn

Cnr. Fenton & Gwendoline Streets, Rotorua, North Island, 3010, New Zealand | Motel
Prices starting from $61.00
 

Travel Blogs from Rotorua

Smelly city!

A travel blog entry by johnmyers2

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We drove on from Cambridge to visit Rotorua and stay for two nights. You know you're there when you smell the rotten eggs (hydrogen sulphide) from the volcanic activity. Rotorua became famous as the place with the geysers and boiling mud at the end of the 19th century when a spa was developed there and publicized throughout the British Empire. …

Mountains, Go Carting and Thermal Pools, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by sgold88

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... As you go up in the gondola to the top of the mountain, you can see the entire span of Lake Rotorua. Behind the lake there are cascading mountains and steam from the geothermal activity. It's a must do on a trip to Rotorua. After four times zipping down there, I was feeling a bit dizzy and tired, so instead of doing the Zorb which I wanted to do today, I came home and rested. It was definitely the appropriate time for the Polynesian Spa. Just a few minutes down the road from ...

New Zealand - Rotorua

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... can reach to 100°C in the steam.

Later we returned to our apartment and while the rest of our group was having a nap I was trying to finish one of the blog articles I was currently working on. Our day wasnīt still over…

At 17.20 we were picked up and brought to Tamaki Māori Village. Our bus driverīs name was Wallace and he was one of the coolest guys we had met during our trip. He was around 55 and it could be seen he really liked his job. Before we ...

Interesting sightseeing Day

A travel blog entry by scbcrwrw

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... putting out their tongues - it was probably also to frighten off their enemies. We then had an evening meal which had been cooked in the ground (by steam from the thermal pools). It was chicken, lamb, potatoes and stuffing - very good. Also there was a selection of salads and rice. The puddings were very good.

At the end of the night - they walked us outside to show us the glowworms. A good night.
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Devils Bath, Devils Ink Pot & Lady Knox

A travel blog entry by smittee

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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 ...

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This motel, located on Cnr. Fenton & Gwendoline Streets, Rotorua, is near Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland, Polynesian Spa, Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, and White Island Volcano.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair