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Spoil yourself at Wai ora spa and Mokoia restaurant

We booked in for a one-hour traditional mirimiri massage, which was wonderful. Very well trained... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Sue B
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Mere mere - Maori massage to die for

Wonderful hour in the hands of a highly skilled massage therapist. Quiet, peaceful and just the... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
debboland-vernon
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Apr 29, 2018
“Spoil yourself at Wai ora spa and Mokoia restaurant”
Apr 28, 2018
“Mere mere - Maori massage to die for”
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Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort is situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Rotorua, central to Rotorua Airport, the city and the famous geothermal attractions of Rotorua. This contemporary lakeside resort features luxurious accommodation, and superb...more
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We booked in for a one-hour traditional mirimiri massage, which was wonderful. Very well trained and skilful massage therapists, nice atmosphere and music (using local Maori music), and overall an excellent massage that left us both feeling relaxed and restored. We followed on with a...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful hour in the hands of a highly skilled massage therapist. Quiet, peaceful and just the right pressure. She kept checking as we progressed. From the soles of my feet to the final head, neck and face massage she found all my sore spots and...More

Thank debboland-vernon
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Looking for a relaxing getaway, with wonderful and friendly service, where your little ones can enjoy the hot and cold pools. Not to mention the spoils in the rooms. Had one of our best family vacay here.

Thank Moemienah
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We came here for lunch as part of a deal with Hells Gate and weren't disappointed. We arrived early and they were very accommodating and friendly. The food was amazing, we all wanted to lick our plates clean. Decor is a bit old fashioned and...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great location enjoy fantastic view by the lake, excellent food both decoration and taste, very friendly staff with helping hands.

Thank Sirirat K
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great rooms....large with everything you need .... super property. Fantastic staff....so helpful. Fine dining....no handy stores or quick bites. 10 min to town. Pools and 3 jacuzzis. Comfy bed with good heating/air conditioning

Thank WorkToTravel_1111
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We booked two deluxe rooms for a family of 4. Loved the ambience, the facilities.... and the rooms are extremely well-furnished and comfortable. The food is also excellent.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Our room was clean but tiny and was an end unit but didn't have windows which was odd. Facing a lake so you can walk along the beach if the weather is nice. Spa areas are just a tiny pool, tiny mineral bath, and tiny...More

Thank Tami W
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We got a grab one voucher for shared lunch for 2. $49 normally $69. WELL $69 Would have still been a bargain. This lunch was so beautiful. A TASTE EXPLOSION with every mouthful. We actually asked to see a room and the evening menu as...More

Thank Cherie K
WaiOra_Manager, Jnr Marketing & Admin Assistant at Wai Ora Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Kia Ora Cherie K, Wow! Thank you for such an amazing feedback. Our team is very pleased that you have enjoyed your lunch and our staff's customer service. It's comments like yours that encourage us to keep striving on improving our customer's experience. We loved...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful couples massage at Wai Ora Spa. We arrived a few minutes early as instructed by the friendly receptionist when we called to book our treatment. One of our two massage therapists greeted us with cups of manuka tea, and after some...More

Thank lastingshu
WaiOra_Manager, Jnr Marketing & Admin Assistant at Wai Ora Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Greetings lastingshu, Thank you for such an amazing feedback. Our team are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our very own Mirimiri massage. Our Mirimiri massage is a combination of the traditional Maori treatment that has been used to heal for 700 years...More

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