Monterey Motel

1204 Whakaue Street, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
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This motel, located on 1204 Whakaue Street, Rotorua, is near Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, Swoop Rotorua, and Kuirau Park.
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Travel Blogs from Rotorua

You Will Smell It Before You See It

A travel blog entry by themossfamily on Aug 13, 2014

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... the previous town had been wiped out by an earthquake in 1931. It was New Zealand’s biggest earthquake in recorded history reaching 7.9 on the Richter scale. We reached our campsite at around 7.15pm. We found our plot, and stretched our legs once more before sitting down for our evening meal, topped off with a delicious hot chocolate mud cake (it had to be done after seeing all those bubbling mud pools). After putting 3 very tired little girls to bed, Mike and I ...


A travel blog entry by laura_schofield on Jun 06, 2014

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... was he nicely offered to drop us outside. The smell of sulphur is quite strong when you first step outside the bus! At Base Hostel we checked in and headed to the room, fully prepared to be so quiet not to wake everyone as it was 3am. Open the door and much to our surprise is a big double bed in a private room - jackpot!! We quickly climbed into bed and got 2 hours of sleep before we were up again and off to ...

Steaming away

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters on Apr 20, 2014

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... steam bubbles everywhere and is used for cooking, heating and bathing by the local people. Tours are organised through the village which still support a fair population. The local swimming pools all have several baths with a variety in water temperatures reaching over 37 degrees.

The area is very scenic and definitely worth a few days.

Now for something very different check out the next ...


A travel blog entry by smythadventures on Apr 17, 2014

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... activities. We, however, arrived in the height of torrential rains from the tail end of an Australian cyclone. Dumping buckets of rain, we headed to the Rotorua Museum. There we learned about the thermal activity in the city and its history of medical tourism in their thermal pools.        60;    We braved the rain, to have our first Maori (NZ natives) experience. We watched a traditional Maori welcoming ...

New Zealand - Rotorua

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Mar 27, 2014

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... a bus he informed us that our vehicle wasn´t actually a bus, but it was a waka, which means canoe in Māori language, and the name of our waka was kiwi. On the way to the Māori village he taught us a few Māori words. The most common word is Kia Ora having several meanings. It means literally "be well/healthy" and is usually translated as an informal “hi”. In New Zealand Kia Ora is also used to say “Welcome”. Our group was quite diverse since ...

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