Lake Rotorua Accommodation
The area around Lake Rotorua offers plenty of accommodation options, including hotels, vacation homes, motels, B&Bs, apartments, and more. Since Rotorua city is the biggest settlement in the area, many of these options can be found there, but you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding accommodation in other areas like Ngongotahā, Holdens Bay, Mourea, or Hamurana.
Listed below are some of the best accommodation options around Lake Rotorua, taking into account their prices/night, amenities, user ratings, and more. If you want to do an advanced search based on criteria like price and amenities, please use the map and the search box.
Many of the hotels are located in Rotorua City. Depending on your preferences, you should expect to pay around 80 - 90 NZD on the lower range, while on the higher range prices can go as high as 800 NZD per night for a double room.
Great Bang for Your Buck: Distinction Hotel Rotorua
Distinction Hotel Rotorua scores well in almost every aspect, from its relative price, to the amenities it offers. This 4-star hotel is located only 500 metres from the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, and boasts 3 restaurants, a bar, a fitness centre, and heated spa pools. You will be delighted to find out that it also offers free parking, as well as free wi-fi.
A Unique Experience with Great Visitor Reviews: Regent of Rotorua
Regent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel is a stunning hotel located 400 metres from the Rotorua Lakefront, and 500 metres from the Polynesian Spa. It would be difficult to find a more unique hotel experience in Rotorua. Some of its features include a heated outdoor pool, an indoor mineral pool, a contemporary Pacific fusion menu that can be served in the wine bar, and more.
Beachfront Luxury: Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel
Located in Kawaha Point on the western shore of Lake Rotorua, the Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel is a 5-star hotel that will not disappoint even the most sophisticated of its visitors. This charming hotel features original and luxurious decor, a sauna, a solar-heated swimming pool, and free Wi-Fi.
There are many vacation homes available around the lake, and although many of them are located in Rotorua city, they offer a much better location diversity than hotels do. Besides Rotorua city, you will find plenty of vacation homes in areas like Ngongotahā and Hamurana. They also come in all sizes, and even if you want to book as a big group, you should have plenty of options to choose from.
The One That Has it All: Lake Haven - Lake Edge
Incredible lake views? Check. Private beach area? Check. Great amenities? Check.The Lake Haven - Lake Edge vacation offers everything you need for a great vacation on the shores of Lake Rotorua, at a very good price. Located in Hamurana on the north-western shore of the lake, Lake Haven - Lake Edge can accommodate up to 6 people.
Great Value and High Capacity: The Willows
The Willows is located close to the western shore of the lake, in Kawaha Point, and can accommodate up to 13 people. It is ideal for 2-3 families who want to share the costs of a perfect lakeside holiday experience. Some of its features include air conditioning, barbecue, and outdoor hot tub, and more.
Luxury and Stunning Views: Tihi Retreat
If you want to indulge a bit, this luxurious vacation home offers stunning lake, city and mountain views from its large timber deck. The property is located 1.7 kilometres from the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, and is perched high on the southern edge of the city of Rotorua in a peaceful suburb.