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Ambassador Thermal Motel

3-star Hotel with Outdoor pool

1101 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3040

+64 7347 9581

based on 1,186 reviews


per night

About Ambassador Thermal Motel, Rotorua

Value for money
Situated in Rotorua, Ambassador Thermal Motel is within walking distance of Polynesian Spa and features an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi. It is located a short walk from Rotorua Arts Village, Rotorua Museum and Government Gardens. There are a range of facilities at Ambassador Motel that guests can enjoy, including an express check-in and check-out feature, a kids pool and a gym. Wi-Fi is also provided. Ambassador Thermal Motel has 19 rooms that are fitted with all the essentials to ensure an enjoyable stay. They are also equipped with a microwave, a refrigerator and a hair dryer. For guests who enjoy exploring local dining options, there is a wide variety right on the doorstep. It is ideally located just moments from Lake Rotorua.

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Standard Rooms - Panoramic view


$125 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Harbor view
1 double bed

1 double bed



$89 totalAgoda.com
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Queen Rooms - Skyline view


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Other Rooms - Mountain view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Child pool
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining table

Things to do

  • Hot spring bath
  • Bicycle rental

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool

Places of interest near Ambassador Thermal Motel

Attractions in Rotorua, New Zealand curated by momondo

Ambassador Thermal Motel location: 1101 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3040

Top landmarks

Polynesian Spa0.4 mi
Kuirau Park0.6 mi
Springfield Golf Club1.8 mi
Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest1.9 mi
Lake Tarawera11.5 mi
Waimangu Volcanic Valley12.8 mi
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland15.7 mi
Rotorua Golf Club2.0 mi
Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute2.1 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Cobb & Co. Rotorua0.5 mi
Cobb & Co. Levin179.6 mi

Ambassador Thermal Motel Reviews

GoodBased on 1,186 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Awesome location and friendly staff (in 199 reviews)
  • "Friendly owners, Great room." (in 149 reviews)
  • "Great stay, awesome hot pools." (in 138 reviews)
Cons -
  • Pools a bit tired. (in 19 reviews)
  • Can occasionally smell the sulfur smell. (in 10 reviews)
  • Free parking just outside the hotel. (in 9 reviews)

Ambassador Thermal Motel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Ambassador Thermal Motel compare to other 3 star hotels in Rotorua?

    Ambassador Thermal Motel is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Rotorua. On average, you can expect to pay $116 per night in Rotorua. Ambassador Thermal Motel typically costs $92 per night, which is $24 cheaper than the Rotorua average.

  • How far is Ambassador Thermal Motel from Rotorua?

    Drive distance from Rotorua to Ambassador Thermal Motel and vice versa is 3.7 mi and the overall drive time is about 11min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Ambassador Thermal Motel from Rotorua?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Rotorua to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Ambassador Thermal Motel offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $39/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Rotorua to Ambassador Thermal Motel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Does Ambassador Thermal Motel have a pool?

    Yes, Ambassador Thermal Motel has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • How close is Ambassador Thermal Motel to Rotorua city center?

    Ambassador Thermal Motel is 0.7 mi away from the city center of Rotorua, where you can find interesting sights such as Tamaki Maori Village.

  • What is the phone number for Ambassador Thermal Motel?

    For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Ambassador Thermal Motel, call +64 7347 9581.

  • Does Ambassador Thermal Motel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Ambassador Thermal Motel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Ambassador Thermal Motel?

    Standard check-out time at Ambassador Thermal Motel is 10:00 AM. Guests can check in after 2:00 PM.

  • How much is a room at Ambassador Thermal Motel?

    Prices may fluctuate based on room type, dates, and availability. You can find great room deals for Ambassador Thermal Motel at the moment between $57 and $137 a night. Enter preferred dates in the form above to see the best-matched deals for you.

  • Is there laundry service in Ambassador Thermal Motel?

    Yes, you can do your laundry at Ambassador Thermal Motel. Guests can also take advantage of irons and ironing boards at the property either in the room or at the laundry facility.

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