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Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

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Indoor pool
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

UNESCO Sustainable Property

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

4.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTamaki Maori Village10 min walk
  • Popular LocationKuirau Park13 min walk
  • Popular LocationPolynesian Spa13 min walk
  • AirportRotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional)14 min drive

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About this area

Rotorua

Located in Rotorua, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is in the city centre. Skyline Rotorua is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Rotorua and Lake Rotoiti. Travelling with kids? Consider Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park and Agroventures.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance - 1 min walk
  • Eat Street - 1 min walk
  • Tamaki Maori Village - 10 min walk
  • Kuirau Park - 13 min walk
  • Polynesian Spa - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Atlas — 1 min walk
  • Clarkes Bar — 1 min walk
  • Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways - 3 min walk
  • Artisan Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Fat Dog Café & Bar - 4 min walk

About this property

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

4.5-star, family-friendly hotel near Polynesian Spa
A restaurant, an indoor pool and a fitness centre are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a conference centre and 24-hour room service. All 199 soundproofed rooms feature WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, LED TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and electric kettles.
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside offers 199 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

6 hot tubs are on site along with an indoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 10 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • WiFi in public areas is free for up to 60 minutes per day
  • In-room WiFi has a 5-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10:30 AM: NZD 32 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 6 hot tubs
  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Thai

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre
  • Meeting rooms 10

Outdoors

  • 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.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: NZD 20
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

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.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (5-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 20 (subject to availability)

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 carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
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

Pool access available from 6 AM to 11 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Free WiFi in public areas is limited to 60 minutes per day
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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

Lakeside Novotel
Lakeside Rotorua
Novotel Lakeside Hotel
Novotel Lakeside Hotel Rotorua
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Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
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Rotorua Novotel
Rotorua Novotel Lakeside
Accor Rotorua Lakeside
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Frequently asked questions

4.1
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 382 out of 987 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 394 out of 987 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 147 out of 987 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 46 out of 987 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 987 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities
Can't beat the location, short stroll to eat street or the lake, beautiful view of the lake from our room Pool area is dirty, never any pool towels to use, very dark and slippery floor Breakfast buffet was average with lots of items out of stock
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Our suite was very comfortable
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great family weekend
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All great for a whanau weekend
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021