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Rotorua hotels near Kuirau Park

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Ibis Rotorua - Rotorua - Bedroom
Ibis Rotorua
7.4 Good
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside - Rotorua - Dining room
Yha Rotorua
7.9 Good
Free Wi-Fi

Top Rotorua hotels with parking

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Prince's Gate Hotel - Rotorua - Bedroom
Prince's Gate Hotel
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Distinction Hotel Rotorua - Rotorua - Lobby
Free Wi-Fi
Rydges Rotorua
8 Very good
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Rotorua hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Rotorua, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Rotorua in August and May.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Rotorua if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 80 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Rotorua hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Rotorua found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $55, while the most expensive was $112.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Rotorua for 2 days.
  • For those who want easy access in and out of Rotorua, choose a hotel near Rotorua train station. The Lake Rotorua Hotel is conveniently located directly next door.
  • If you would like to pamper yourself during your vacation, pick a hotel next to Kuirau Park, an area that contains geothermal footbaths, a scenic lake and several hot springs. The Backyard Inn is an affordable yet charming choice that is a 2min walk from the park, while the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is a chic 4-star option that is a 7min walk away.
  • To learn more about the region’s culture and visit a few attractions during your stay, opt for lodging in the northeast region of the city such as the Prince's Gate Hotel. This will put you just a short walk away from the Rotorua Museum and Sulphur Point.
  • Hoping to play a round of golf during your travels? Select a hotel near the Springfield Golf Club, an 18-hole course that is open to non-members and contains amenities like a restaurant, driving range and putting area. The Golf Edge is a stylish choice that is less than a 5min drive away.
  • If you want to experience some of the city’s nightlife, book a hotel in the city centre like the Astray Motel & Backpackers. When staying in this area you’ll be just a short walk from bars like the Lava Bar & Grill and the Pig & Whistle Historic Pub.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Rotorua

  • Where should those travelling on a budget choose to stay?

    To travel as affordably as possible, you’ll want to stay in a hotel in the interior of the city rather than near the coast, as this area is generally more budget-friendly. The Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park is a particularly affordable option that is good for families and still less than a 10min drive from the city centre.

  • Where should I stay if I would like to be in a scenic area?

    For travellers who want to be in a particularly beautiful area, choose to stay in a hotel located along Te Ruapeka Bay, an area that has become known for its scenic sunsets. The ibis Rotorua is a comfortable option that will provide you with direct views of the waterfront and free bicycle rentals.

  • Which is the best area to be in if I would like to be just a short drive from the airport?

    To be as close as possible to Rotorua Regional Airport (ROT), you’ll find that it’s best to stay in a hotel on the eastern side of Te Ruapeka Bay. Dream House is both charming and practical and will place you just a 4min drive from the airport.

  • Which is the best area for business travellers to stay in?

    If you’ll be travelling for work, look for hotels in Rotorua that are in the neighbourhood of Fenton Park, as this is where most of the city’s conference and event centres are placed. The Sport of Kings Motel is a casual option, while the Distinction Hotel Rotorua has ample parking.

  • What are the best hotels near Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, you should consider staying at Silver Fern Rotorua Suites & Spa, Regal Palms Resort and Rydges Rotorua, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Rotorua?

    The average price of a double room in Rotorua is $127 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $19 per night.

  • How much is a hotel in Rotorua for tonight?

    In the last 3 hours, users have found Rotorua hotels for tonight for as low as $19. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $75 and 4-star hotels from $21.

  • How much is a hotel in Rotorua for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Rotorua hotels for this weekend for as low as $23 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $75 and 4-star hotels from $23.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Rotorua?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Rotorua with free parking or free breakfast. Top-rated options with free free parking in Rotorua include Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel and VR Rotorua Lake Resort, while popular hotels with free breakfast in Rotorua include Millennium Hotel Rotorua and Solitaire Lodge.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Rotorua?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Rotorua districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Rotorua city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Rotorua hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Rotorua that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Lake Lodge Motel, Ibis Rotorua and Copthorne Hotel Rotorua.

Where to stay in Rotorua?

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