Rotorua is a tourist capital in North island, famous for its geothermal activities. Once we drove into the city, we could smell the sulfur. In fact, the entire area is full of rotten eggs smell. Anyway we did not find the smell too strong or too bad.
The first thing we did was to check in to Malfroy Motor Lodge. Great that the Garmin gps we brought was working fine and for that we save NZ$10/day(GPS rental price in NZ).
Polynesian Spa thermal pools which cost NZ$43/person, we make sure we booked the stay that has a mineral pool. :)
Overall, I think Malfroy is a best value choice. For NZ$99 studio, it had exceeded my expectation in many ways. One of the sweet memory for us was the soak at the pools before we slumbered the night away. Did I mention that the room price comes with free internet? Oh, so much facilities and freebies to fill up our one night stay. :)
Malfroy Motor Lodge
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