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Holiday Inn Rotorua
4.5 out of 5
10 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
Free cancellation
The price is AU$130 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
2.51 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)

"The Holiday Inn is ideal for families with kids. Our room was clean, comfortable and well-equipped - the coffee machine was a nice bonus. We had a lovely view overlooking nearby thermal action and greenery and the pool/spa area. The kids loved the heated pool, and could have spend all day swimming. ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2020

Holiday Inn Rotorua
Millennium Hotel Rotorua
4.5 out of 5
1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$158 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
0.38 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (979 reviews)

"The staff were absolutely wonderful, friendly, courteous and welcoming. The facilities were also great and the bed was the most comfortable I've slept in. I would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Millennium Hotel Rotorua
Lake Rotorua Hotel
4 out of 5
131 Lake Road, Koutu, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$88 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
1.68 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (837 reviews)

"Nice enough place to stay but it’s a bit tired and and the exterior could do with an upgrade. My room was spacious and comfortable. Not a lot of parking but it didn’t matter because occupancy was low. No idea where cars would park if they were full. Big complaint though about the overflowing skip ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct. 2020

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Regent of Rotorua
4.5 out of 5
1191 Pukaki St, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$158 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
0.48 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (611 reviews)

"Great location, short walk to Eat Street. Staff are very friendly."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep. 2020

Regent of Rotorua
Pullman Rotorua
1135 Arawa St, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$196 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
0.38 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)

"I thought the Pullman was a nice place to stay, very good staff & central in the city with plenty of restaurants around."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct. 2020

Pullman Rotorua
Jet Park Hotel Rotorua
4 out of 5
237 Fenton Street, Corner Victoria Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$117 per night from 16 Nov. to 17 Nov.
0.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (980 reviews)

"Great location, clean and tidy. Family unit is fine for a short stay."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct. 2020

Jet Park Hotel Rotorua
Prince's Gate Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.46 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (981 reviews)

"Location fantastic. The employees all very professional and welcoming. The character building is very pleasant."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2020

Prince's Gate Hotel
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
4.5 out of 5
9-11 Tutanekai St, P O Box 348, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$177 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.63 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Very well situated hotel which is close to all amenities. The rooms are comfortable although beginning to look a little tired. The coupon for a complimentary drink was a nice touch & much appreciated."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2020

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
Rydges Rotorua
4 out of 5
272 Fenton St, Rotorua
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1.2 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Great family hotel, friendly staff. We had a fun time"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2020

Rydges Rotorua
Ramada Resort By Wyndham Rotorua Marama
4 out of 5
1420 Hamurana Road, RD4, Rotorua, Mourea
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$168 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
12.24 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (319 reviews)

"Great facilities, quiet secluded location that has everything you need (particularly when traveling with baby), staff was very attentive and our daughter loved the ducks and swans that would come to say hello every morning :) Great place if you don't mind being out of the town center. Perfect for ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug. 2020

Ramada Resort By Wyndham Rotorua Marama
Quest Rotorua Central
4 out of 5
1192 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$176 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
0.09 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (698 reviews)

"Overall really good service. Convenient in walking distance"…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep. 2020

Quest Rotorua Central
Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort
77 Robinson Avenue, Holden's Bay, Rotorua
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4.86 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (368 reviews)
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"After waiting 10mins for someone to come to front desk for check in, the lady was lovely. She was the only one. After that, the service was soso, not much smiling or pleasantries. Eating at the desk is a little off putting.The superior suite was very spacious and well set out for myself and one child. ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 2020

Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort
VR Rotorua Lake Resort
4.5 out of 5
366 State Highway 33, Mourea
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$106 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
12.08 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Buffet breakfast was great! Enjoyed using the tennis courts and hot tub. Beautiful views of the lake from our room"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020

VR Rotorua Lake Resort
Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre
4 out of 5
390 Fenton Street, Rotorua
The price is AU$102 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
2.24 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (528 reviews)

"Awesome kid friendly place, great heated swimming pool and jacuzzi."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2020

Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre
Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park
3.5 out of 5
463 Old Taupo Road (South End), Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$84 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
2.95 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (161 reviews)

"Great place to stay .clean, hassle free,nice pools"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020

Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park
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Visiting Rotorua

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Rotorua, and visitors give high marks for the relaxing spas and lakeside setting. This culturally-rich city also attracts tourists with its hot springs and golf courses.

  • There are 136 hotels and other accommodations in Rotorua
  • The closest major airport is in Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) 6.6 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Tauranga (TRG) 52.1 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Rotorua

Cultural venues in the city include Rotorua Arts Village, Tamaki Maori Village, and Rotorua Museum. Families come for attractions such as Skyline Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park, and Agroventures. The lakeside, hot springs, and forests highlight the city's natural beauty, and Government Gardens, Kuirau Park, and Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest are worth a visit.

In Rotorua, you'll be able to select from 136 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel - This 5-star hotel features a marina, a full-service spa, and free breakfast.
  • Quest Rotorua Central - Our customers like the central location and helpful staff at this apartment. This 4-star apartment features free WiFi, parking, and concierge services.
  • Hamurana Lodge - With a stay at this 4.5-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free valet parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and location.

Dressing for Rotorua

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 77°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 52°F
  • From April to June, the average is 70°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 64°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 75°F as the daytime average and 46°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Rotorua is 42.20 inches
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 76°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 41°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Rotorua?
Treetops Lodge & Estate is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star lodge offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend Rotorua Views BnB and Apartment and Rotorua B n B on Sumner as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Rotorua, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review top deals in Rotorua.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Rotorua?
Based on reviews, Astray Motel & Backpackers is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and laundry facilities. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Rotorua Motel and Four Canoes Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Rotorua?
Holiday Inn Rotorua is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your family trip include Jet Park Hotel Rotorua and Lake Rotorua Hotel. Also, attractions such as Skyline Rotorua and Off Road NZ are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for couples in Rotorua?
VR Rotorua Lake Resort is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features deep-soaking baths and LCD TVs. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Silver Fern Accommodation & Spa and Hamurana Lodge.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Rotorua?
Victoria Lodge is a top dog-friendly property, and offers concierge services along with free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Rotorua?
Cosy Cottage Thermal Holiday Park is a top cabin with a seasonal outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s located close to the beach . Other good options for your beach trip include Cedarwood Lakeside and VR Rotorua Lake Resort.
What's the best luxury hotel in Rotorua?
Prince’s Gate Hotel is a 4.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 3 outdoor pools, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Regent of Rotorua and Quest Rotorua Central are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Rotorua?
Regent of Rotorua is a favourite 4.5-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 35 guestrooms, a poolside restaurant and a bar. City Lights Boutique Lodge and Solitaire Lodge are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Rotorua?
Regal Palms Resort is a 5-star property featuring a full-service spa and private hot tubs, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Best Western Braeside Rotorua & Conference Centre and Pohutu Lodge Motel. You can tee off at Government Gardens Golf, Springfield Golf Club or Rotorua Golf Club while you’re in town.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Rotorua?
Holiday Inn Rotorua is a popular 4.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Millennium Hotel Rotorua and Prince’s Gate Hotel.

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