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Featured Motels in Rotorua

Lake Rotorua Hotel
4 out of 5
131 Lake Road, Koutu, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$100 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Rotorua Hospital, Tamaki Maori Village and Rotorua Central Mall. Skyline Rotorua and Polynesian ...

3.8/5Good! (871 reviews)

"Nice and clean pool. Clean beds. Helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2021

Lake Rotorua Hotel
Apollo Hotel Rotorua
4 out of 5
7 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$109 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Polynesian Spa. Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village ...

3.9/5Very Good! (648 reviews)

"Good clean hotel. Close to everything and hice view's"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2021

Apollo Hotel Rotorua
Regal Palms Resort
5 out of 5
350 Fenton Street, Rotorua
The price is NZ$213 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

This family-friendly Rotorua motel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and Rotorua Golf Club. Polynesian ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (632 reviews)

"Up to expected standard for the price.Restaurant dinner excellent although service a little slow but service was first class. Resort offered a good variety of facilities and was quiet and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2021

Regal Palms Resort
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Executive on Fenton
4 out of 5
285 Fenton Street, Rotorua
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The price is NZ$152 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in Fenton Street, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Racing Rotorua and Government Gardens.

4.4/5Wonderful! (841 reviews)
Bathroom

"The only comment I wish to make is the bathroom looked very tired. The towel rail was about to fall off. You could see that someone had tried to fix it."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2020

Executive on Fenton
Rotorua Coachman SPA Motel
4 out of 5
335 Fenton Street, Rotorua
The price is NZ$109 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in Fenton Street, this motel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Springfield Golf Club, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Rotorua Golf Club and Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve. ...

3.9/5Good! (275 reviews)

"Nice & clean. In room spa was nice but it did carry a premium though. The single bed seemed to be rather short. I was 5'7" and my feet were hanging out on the edge after a night's sleep."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2021

Rotorua Coachman SPA Motel
Aura Accommodation
3.5 out of 5
1078 Whakaue Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$139 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Eat Street and Polynesian Spa. Lake Rotorua is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

4.6/5Exceptional! (240 reviews)

"Great location. Convenient walking distance to the lake, Eat Street, and the local attractions. Would stay again next time when in Rotorua."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb. 2021

Aura Accommodation
Rotorua Motel
3.5 out of 5
19 Malfroy Road, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$116 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in the heart of Rotorua, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall and Polynesian Spa. Racing Rotorua and Rotorua Night Market are ...

4.2/5Excellent! (500 reviews)

"Great place to stay at, Key location to the city."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Rotorua Motel
Greenview Motel
3 out of 5
418 Fenton Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$92 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this motel is steps away from Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and Rotorua Golf Club. Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and Te Puia New Zealand Maori ...

3.1/5 (208 reviews)

"Everything was perfect .i really liked my room because i wanted my our private kitchen n bathroom. Its was just excellent . Next time whenever i.ll visit rotorua for stay i.ll book my room in green view motel.this time i.ll also going to use the swimming pools and other things i just missed last ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan. 2021

Greenview Motel
Silver Fern Accommodation & Spa
4 out of 5
326 Fenton Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$165 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in Fenton Street, this spa motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Tamaki Maori Village, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rotorua Night Market and Rotorua Hospital. Redwoods ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (613 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay there. Clean roomy and particularly liked that it had a coffee machine."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb. 2021

Silver Fern Accommodation & Spa
Wylie Court
3.5 out of 5
345 Fenton St, Rotorua
The price is NZ$187 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in Fenton Street, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Polynesian Spa. Rotorua Golf Club and Whakarewarewa: ...

4.3/5Excellent! (307 reviews)

"Great grounds and close to amenities. Rooms are quite dated and walls are thin, not great if u have a large family in the next room."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2020

Wylie Court
BK's Rotorua Motor Lodge
4 out of 5
16 Victoria Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$93 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in the heart of Rotorua, this eco-friendly motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall and Polynesian Spa. Rotorua Night Market and Rotorua ...

4.4/5Excellent! (514 reviews)

"Close to town & across the road from supermarket & other shops. Room didn't have a heat pump just a ceiling fan. No air flow on the hot nights even with the windows open. One concern was that the table top was not attached in anyway to the base. As it was glass it was a worry that it would slip off ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2021

BK's Rotorua Motor Lodge
Gateway International Motel
3 out of 5
263 Fenton St, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$104 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in Fenton Street, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Racing Rotorua and Polynesian Spa. Rotorua Central Mall and Rotorua Arts Village are also ...

3/5 (190 reviews)

"I loved the owner as he was very helpful and accommodating. Loved the room had 2 fans as it’s been very hot. The pool and mineral pools were awesome"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2021

Gateway International Motel
Kowhai and Colonial Motel
3 out of 5
1232 Ranolf Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$109 per night from 14 Mar. to 15 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Night Market and Polynesian Spa. Skyline Rotorua and Lake Rotorua are also within 3 miles ...

3.8/5Good! (107 reviews)

"Motel looks a little worn on the outside but our room was very warm and clean. Staff were friendly but it was quite noisy outside our room as the laundry was right next door."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

Kowhai and Colonial Motel
Cleveland Thermal Motel
3 out of 5
113-119 Lake Road, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$144 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Rotorua Hospital and within 3 miles (5 km) of Polynesian Spa and Lake Rotorua. Skyline Rotorua is 2.2 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (266 reviews)

"Lovely heated outdoor pool, friendly service, clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2021

Cleveland Thermal Motel
Rotorua Hideaway Lodge
4 out of 5
436 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$119 per night from 31 Mar. to 1 Apr.

Situated in Rotorua, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Volcanic Hills Winery and within 3 miles (5 km) of Agroventures and Agrodome. Zorb and Wingspan National ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (144 reviews)

"The room is clean and the kids enjoyed the playground a lot."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2021

Rotorua Hideaway Lodge
Birchwood Spa Motel
3 out of 5
6 Sala Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$104 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this eco-friendly motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Polynesian Spa. Whakarewarewa: The Living ...

4.1/5Very Good! (280 reviews)

"Nice motel, there was some noise from trucks at night."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2021

Birchwood Spa Motel
Six on Union
3.5 out of 5
6 Union Street, Rotorua
The price is NZ$90 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in the heart of Rotorua, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall and Polynesian Spa. Rotorua Night Market and Rotorua Arts Village ...

4.1/5Very Good! (169 reviews)

"I have stayed here b4 the shower was better, this time the water pressure was very low However this is still a good place 2 stay The selling point 4 me is the fact that this motel allows pets 2 stay very pet friendly 🙂"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Six on Union
Kuirau Park Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
1271 Ranolf Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$119 per night from 1 Apr. to 2 Apr.

Located in the heart of Rotorua, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall and Polynesian Spa. Lake Rotorua is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

3/5 (115 reviews)

"Room was good and spacious bathroom wasnt cleaned properly. Had hardly any utensils in draws for cooking. Still liked staying there and would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Kuirau Park Motor Lodge
Sport of Kings Motel
3.5 out of 5
6 Peace Street, Fenton Park, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$159 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

This family-friendly Rotorua motel is within a 10-minute walk of Racing Rotorua and Whakarewarewa Hot Springs. Polynesian Spa is 1.3 mi (2 km) away.

4.7/5Exceptional! (229 reviews)

"Easy checkin and very accommodating, hot tub was awesome and shower was nice and roomy. Within walking distance to town but need a good half hour to do so. Would use again for short stay"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2021

Sport of Kings Motel
Jack & Di's Lakefront Motel
3.5 out of 5
5-7 Arnold Street, Ngongotaha, Rotorua
The price is NZ$141 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Offering direct access to the beach, this Rotorua motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Agroventures, Agrodome and Zorb. Ogo and Mitai Maori Village are also within ...

3.6/5Good! (54 reviews)

"The check in process was simple and easy and we were fortunate to be able to check in early at no extra cost. Great location on lakeside that obviously comes with good views. The room and its facilities are out of date but fit purpose. However, the shower is very tight. Overall, we enjoyed our stay ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Jack & Di's Lakefront Motel
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Holiday Inn Rotorua

Holiday Inn Rotorua

4.5 out of 5
10 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
The price is NZ$149 per night from 4 Mar. to 5 Mar.
4.4/5Wonderful! (960 reviews)

"Hotel was nice and clean, great kids discounts for attractions however room was dark, pool is small. Buffet was average and both myself and husband found hair in the eggs. However staff were wonderful and we would stay again but eat offsite"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2021

Holiday Inn Rotorua
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

4.5 out of 5
9-11 Tutanekai St, P O Box 348, Rotorua
The price is NZ$179 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.
4.1/5Very Good! (976 reviews)

"Close to places to eat and the lake waterfront. Nice buffet for breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2021

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
Prince's Gate Hotel

Prince's Gate Hotel

4.5 out of 5
1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
The price is NZ$91 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.
4.2/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"It's a classical Victorian era hotel and has amazing character as a result. Princes gate has a nice combination of rustic charm, Victorian opulence and modern amenities."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb. 2021

Prince's Gate Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Rotorua?
As you’ll save on your room, you can enjoy more of what Rotorua has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Polynesian Spa, Skyline Rotorua and Lake Rotorua.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’ll often find free parking and an outdoor pool. With a stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room directly from the car park. The word “motel” was coined in 1925 by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel in San Luis Obispo, California.
What are the best motels in Rotorua?
Lake Rotorua Hotel: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Skyline Rotorua and Polynesian Spa. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. Silver Fern Accommodation & Spa: A full-service spa and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as private hot tub. It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Polynesian Spa. BK’s Rotorua Motor Lodge: Enjoy the in-room kitchenette, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. Stay within a quick 2-minute drive of Polynesian Spa. Rotorua Hideaway Lodge: It’s located within a quick 2-minute drive of Skyline Rotorua. Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as balcony. Regal Palms Resort: Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of Polynesian Spa. Enjoy the in-room private hot tub, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking.
How many motels are there in Rotorua?
Take your pick from 54 motels in Rotorua.
What can I do in Rotorua?
While you’re sightseeing in this culturally rich, family-friendly area, visit the relaxing spas. Those visiting Rotorua have good things to say about its lakeside, hot springs and forests. Some popular places to visit include Polynesian Spa, Skyline Rotorua and Lake Rotorua. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Lake Tarawera, Lake Rotoiti and Kuirau Park. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Off Road NZ, Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park and Agroventures.
What's the weather like in Rotorua?
Weather can make or break a road trip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Rotorua to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 18°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 10°C. Average annual precipitation for Rotorua is 1038 inches.
What are my options for getting around Rotorua while staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Rotorua to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Tauranga (TRG), which is 32.4 mi (52.1 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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