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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 CA $72 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

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! (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 Oct. 14, 2020

Lake Rotorua Hotel
Wylie Court
3.5 out of 5
345 Fenton St, Rotorua
The price is CA $149 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

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! (296 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay, nice hot tub and pools. Room was"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2020

Wylie Court
Four Canoes Hotel
3 out of 5
273 Fenton Street, Rotorua
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Located in Fenton Street, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall and Tamaki Maori Village. Polynesian Spa and Rotorua Hospital are also ...

3/5 (471 reviews)
Happy Stay

"The room we were checked into was not of an acceptable standard to me so on talking to the lovely receptionist we were offered a different room which was superb."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 20, 2020

Four Canoes Hotel

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Rotorua Coachman SPA Motel
4 out of 5
335 Fenton Street, Rotorua
The price is CA $106 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31

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! (260 reviews)

"Absolutely love staying at The Coachman. The Hosts are always amazing. Customer service is outstanding. Our room was clean and beautiful."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

Rotorua Coachman SPA Motel
Regal Palms Resort
5 out of 5
350 Fenton Street, Rotorua
The price is CA $163 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

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! (616 reviews)

"Excellent stay. Loved the size of the rooms especially great with two teenage kids. Spa bath was awesome too. Kids really enjoyed the heated pool. Will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Regal Palms Resort
Executive on Fenton
4 out of 5
285 Fenton Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $94 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 20

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

4.4/5Wonderful! (832 reviews)

"Nice place to stay. Good size clean room, comfy bed."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Executive on Fenton
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 CA $103 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Rotorua, this spa 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 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (254 reviews)

"Recommended place to stay for families Enjoyed our stay"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

Cleveland Thermal Motel
Apollo Hotel Rotorua
4 out of 5
7 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $86 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

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. Rotorua Golf Club and Te Puia New Zealand ...

3.9/5Very Good! (638 reviews)

"This is a hotel that is very close to town very close to the attractions it is an ok hotel to stay at no problems and it is also great for the price that is paid for the room"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2020

Apollo Hotel Rotorua
Birchwood Spa Motel
3 out of 5
6 Sala Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $86 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 25

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. Rotorua Golf Club and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (275 reviews)

"Owner was very helpful and assisted promptly. The room had a comfortable feeling to it, no complaints from me! I’m actually sad I couldn’t stay any longer than what I did, I tried to book again for a fortnight’s time but it was booked out. My favourite would have been the tub 👌😁"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2020

Birchwood Spa Motel
Pohutu Lodge Motel
3.5 out of 5
3 Meade Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $164 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Rotorua, this golf motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Polynesian Spa. Rotorua Golf Club and Whakarewarewa ...

4.2/5Very Good! (198 reviews)

"Good location. Cosy. Good size for family of 4. Staff were friendly and helpful without being intrusive."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 11, 2020

Pohutu Lodge Motel
Capri on Fenton
3.5 out of 5
290 Fenton Street, Rotorua
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Located in Fenton Street, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Racing Rotorua and Polynesian Spa. Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and Rotorua Golf Club are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (434 reviews)

"Lovely room ..spacious... huge deep spa pool out back ...most comfortable bed ever. Happy to do late checkout. Grear hosts."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 11, 2020

Capri on Fenton
Boulevard Motel & Restaurant
3.5 out of 5
265 Fenton St, Glenholme, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $126 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Located in Fenton Street, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall, Tamaki Maori Village and Polynesian Spa. Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest ...

4/5Very Good! (85 reviews)
A lovely weekend

"Lovely clean unit, pleasant staff for check in and out. Spa filled up super quick and was nice and deep. The restaurant attached i didnt expect great things from but i was totally impressed, lovely service and the meal was brilliant, loved the crafts. Would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 13, 2020

Boulevard Motel & Restaurant
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Holiday Inn Rotorua

Holiday Inn Rotorua

4.5 out of 5
10 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
The price is CA $106 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
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 Oct. 7, 2020

Holiday Inn Rotorua
Millennium Hotel Rotorua

Millennium Hotel Rotorua

4.5 out of 5
1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua
The price is CA $128 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
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 Oct. 8, 2020

Millennium Hotel Rotorua
Lake Rotorua Hotel

Lake Rotorua Hotel

4 out of 5
131 Lake Road, Koutu, Rotorua
The price is CA $72 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
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 Oct. 14, 2020

Lake Rotorua Hotel
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Rotorua Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 57 low-priced motels in Rotorua among more than 220 lodging choices. When you pick one of these budget-friendly accommodations, you might not have many of the amenities found in a traditional hotel but you'll save more cash for your trip.

By saving on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Rotorua. Not-to-be-missed sights include Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, and Skyline Rotorua.

Fun fact: The term "motel" was invented in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel. Often just a story or two, motels usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot.

Listed below are some of our customers' recommended Rotorua motels to select from:

Lake Rotorua Hotel

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Tamaki Maori Village and Skyline Rotorua.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Four Canoes Hotel

  • 3 outdoor pools, free parking, and a spa tub are available during your stay.
  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Tamaki Maori Village and Polynesian Spa.

Apollo Hotel Rotorua

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Tamaki Maori Village and Polynesian Spa.

Regal Palms Resort

  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Tamaki Maori Village and Polynesian Spa.
  • An outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a private spa tub.

Greenview Motel

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Tamaki Maori Village and Polynesian Spa.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Things to Do in Rotorua

While you're sightseeing in this culturally-rich area, check out the relaxing spas and enjoy the scenic lakeside. People visiting Rotorua like its hot springs and forests.

Here are some popular places:

  • Tamaki Maori Village
  • Polynesian Spa
  • Skyline Rotorua

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Lake Rotorua
  • Lake Rotoiti
  • Lake Tarawera

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park
  • Zorb
  • Off Road NZ

Best Time to Visit Rotorua

Determine the optimal time to visit Rotorua by looking over these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically January and February, while July and August are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 77° F and nighttime temperatures average 52° F
  • April-June: 70° F is the daytime average and 41° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 64° F and nighttime averages are around 40° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 75° F during the day and 46° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 42.20 inches in a year

How to Get to Rotorua and Around the Area

Rotorua Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) Airport 4.1 mi (6.6 km)
Tauranga (TRG) Airport 32.4 mi (52.1 km)
Whakatane (WHK) Airport 39.1 mi (63 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Rotorua?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Rotorua. Not-to-be-missed sights include Polynesian Spa, Skyline Rotorua, and Lake Rotorua.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
At most motels, you’ll often find an outdoor pool and free parking. When you stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room directly from the parking lot. The word “motel” was invented 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 parking. Regal Palms Resort: A full-service spa and an outdoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a private spa tub. It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Polynesian Spa. Four Canoes Hotel: Enjoy access to the 3 outdoor pools, spa tub, and laundry facilities. Stay within a quick 2-minute drive of Polynesian Spa. Rotorua Coachman SPA Motel: It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Polynesian Spa. Free WiFi, free valet parking, and a spa tub are available during your stay. Cleveland Thermal Motel: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Skyline Rotorua and Polynesian Spa. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in Rotorua?
While you’re sightseeing in this culturally rich, family-friendly area, check out 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 Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest. 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 roadtrip, 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 temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 51°F. Average annual precipitation for Rotorua is 40 inches.
What are my options for getting around Rotorua when 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. You can also search 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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