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VR Rotorua Lake Resort

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Overview of VR Rotorua Lake Resort

VR Rotorua Lake Resort

4.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Rotoiti2 min walk
  • Popular LocationOkere Falls Scenic Reserve4 min drive
  • Popular LocationHell's Gate and Wai Ora Spa5 min drive
  • AirportRotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional)6 min drive

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About this area

Rotorua

Located in Mourea, VR Rotorua Lake Resort is near the airport and on a lake. Te Amorangi Museum and Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools and Rotorua Golf Club. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Racing Rotorua or Rotorua International Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails. Guests love the hotel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Rotoiti - 2 min walk
  • Okere Falls Scenic Reserve - 4 min drive
  • Hell's Gate and Wai Ora Spa - 5 min drive
  • Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools - 15 min drive
  • Lake Rotorua - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Grill — 1 min walk
  • The Bar — 1 min walk
  • McDonald's - 7 min drive
  • Great Spice Indian Takeaway - 8 min drive
  • King Dragon Takeaways - 8 min drive

About this property

VR Rotorua Lake Resort

4.5-star luxury hotel, walk to Lake Rotoiti
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court and a sauna are on-site. All 42 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs and heated floors, plus in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find iPod docking stations, fridges and minibars.
VR Rotorua Lake Resort offers 42 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and minibars. 30-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Extended parking on site (NZD 10 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: NZD 28 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Boat tours
  • Fitness centre
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Tennis

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Hindi

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 30-inch LCD TV
  • iPod dock
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Heated floors
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - anytime

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Extended parking fee: NZD 10 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector, a security system and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Amora Lake
Amora Lake Okawa Bay
Amora Lake Okawa Bay Mourea
Amora Lake Resort
Amora Lake Resort Okawa
Amora Lake Resort Okawa Bay Mourea
Amora Resort Okawa Bay
Lake Amora
Okawa Bay Lake Resort
VR Rotorua Lake Resort
VR Resort
VR Rotorua Lake
VR Rotorua Lake Resort Hotel
VR Rotorua Lake Resort Rotorua
VR Rotorua Lake Resort Hotel Rotorua

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4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 461 out of 986 reviews
5 - Excellent 47%
Rating 4 - Good. 362 out of 986 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 109 out of 986 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 44 out of 986 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 986 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed here in May for several nights to see the hot springs. Room was quite comfortable, quite spacious and beautiful views of the lake. The hotel is about a 15 minute drive to central Rotorua. Customer Service was good. Overall, a pleasant experience.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved everything about it , good room and service! If only they added a kitchenette and hob it’ll be perfect 😁
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Beautiful old villa style, room had no shampoo or conditioner just one bar of soap for all washing, enjoyed buffet breakfast
Stayed 1 night in May 2021