Monterey Motel

Address: 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

Rotorua and Hobbiton

A travel blog entry by ryanstark on Feb 01, 2015

... all the leaves up by hand

- and for some reason the filming was delayed or something and the leaves changed color, so someone went up and painted them all by hand

- Also bag end faces east, which means Bilbo and Gandalf were watching the sunrise, not sunset haha

- quite a great view from there though.

- I wish they would make the hobbit holes human sized and containing real houses or hotels or something, it could probably make a ...

Rotorua, New Zeland

A travel blog entry by chelseanoble90 on Dec 07, 2014

... Middle Earth very magical. Hobbiton is the little village where the hobbits live, and there homes are not just normal houses. They are tiny little homes built into the rolling hills. What was interesting, was hearing how the set had been made and hearing how Peter Jackson, the film director, wanted everything perfect, from the hobbit holes to the leaves on the trees. There was a big giant tree next to one of the hobbit holes that Peter Jackson got sent over and planted, but he ...


A travel blog entry by tomandnicky on Dec 01, 2014

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... of sulphur in a lot of places, in fact there is a park in the middle of the town which has sulphur smelling steam pouring out of various rock formations all around it. We drove for quite a while looking for a good campsite, but eventually found one that was right near the centre of the town but felt like it was out in the sticks, so it was ideal - it even had its own hot mineral water pools and a little creek at the bottom which was also hot water. The creek then ran into ...

Steam, Sulphur and Bubbling Dubs

A travel blog entry by hughieanddoris on Nov 30, 2014

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Haven't got a lot to say about today's adventure as we just went round the usual tourist spots in Rotorua, seeing the steaming pools and the Lady Knox Geyser which is prompted to go off at 10.15 each morning by a bagful of soap powder.
We have our very own hot water spa which we reach by climbing ...

Spaceship to the dark side

A travel blog entry by watsonrtw on Oct 27, 2014

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... make the flight as it was taking far too long to get through security but eventually we made it on board for the relatively short three hour journey.

It was a relief to my sunburn to reach the cool climate of Auckland and it was incredibly easy to arrange our phone SIM card and transfer to our hostel within a few minutes of being inside the airport terminal. We arrived at our home for the next two nights at Ponsonby Backpackers at around 6pm and were shown ...

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