Princes Gate Hotel - Rotorua

1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010  show map
 4 stars
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Princes Gate Hotel - Rotorua

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness centre

Overview

Featuring a golf course, a Jacuzzi and a wellness center, the 4-star Princes Gate Hotel offers 50 modern guestrooms. Behind the Victorian facade of Princes Gate Hotel lies classic interior.

A great location of Princes Gate Hotel provides an easy access to Polynesian Spa within a 10-minute walk. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

A gallery and a museum are set within walking distance.

Rotorua airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Princes Gate Hotel.

Rooms

A sweeping view over the garden welcomes guests to design single room, standard one-bedroom suite and premium one-bedroom suite offering TV, a microwave, a living area, a personal computer and a work desk. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a magnifying mirror, a shower cap and bath sheets along with a fridge, a toaster and kitchenware.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Guests can unwind in the 24-hour restaurant, which serves fine international cuisine. Tea and coffee are offered in the café bar. Located in a business area, Princes Gate High Tea and Domino's Pizza Rotorua serve a wide range of meals.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of NZD 20 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs NZD 26 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can benefit from a designated area for smoking, a safety deposit box and a luggage storage.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a sundeck, an indoor heated pool and an outdoor swimming pool. A gym and a fitness centre are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's buffet
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Seasonal indoor pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

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City Centre
  • Rotorua
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    3.9 mi
  • Tauranga City (TRG)
    32.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Princes Gate High Tea
    100 ft
  • Aroma cafe (cuisine: International)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Government Gardens
    700 ft
  • Lake Rotoiti
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

Small Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|small double bed room

Princes Gate Hotel photos Exterior
Premium Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

The suite is located in an adjacent heritage-listed building built in 1932 and features 2 bedrooms. One bedroom comes with an extra large double bed, while the other has 2 single beds. It is fitted with a separate lounge, a kitchenette with a dishwasher and TV with satellite channels. Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

Princes Gate Hotel photos Room
Premium One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Featuring a balcony overlooking the pool complex, the suite features a bedroom with a king-size bed, a separate lounge and sweeping staircase.

Princes Gate Hotel photos Exterior
Classic Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

The room comes with tea/coffee making facilities, a minibar with a mini refrigerator and a flat-screen TV.

Princes Gate Hotel photos Exterior
One-Bedroom Suite
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Located in an adjacent heritage-listed building built in 1932, this spacious suite includes a separate lounge area, a kitchenette and a bathroom.

Princes Gate Hotel photos Room
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Located in an adjacent heritage-listed building built in 1932, this spacious suite includes a separate lounge area, a kitchenette and a bathroom. Please note there is no capacity for additional guests.

Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Suites 2 Bedroom Apartment. ROOM ONLY. Dynamic product

Superior Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Suite|Superior 2 Bedroom Suite

Princes Gate Hotel photos Exterior
Design Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

The room comes with a satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, a minibar with a refrigerator and an en suite bathroom.

Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|DOUBLE EXECUTIVE

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Polynesian Spa2000 ft
  • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs2.0 mi
  • Skyline Rotorua2.4 mi

Popular areas

  • Tamaki Maori Village700 ft
  • City Center1700 ft

Places of interest

  • Sir Howard Morrision Performing Arts Centre400 ft
  • Rotorua Government Gardens400 ft
  • Rotorua District Library700 ft
  • Rotorua Eat Street1000 ft
  • Matariki Cultural Centre1400 ft
  • Rotorua Energy Events Centre1400 ft
  • Red Stag Timber-Waipa Saw Mill1700 ft
  • Rotorua District Council1700 ft
  • Rotorua High Court, District Court and Family Court1700 ft
  • Scion Crown Research Institute1700 ft
  • Rotorua Lakefront1700 ft
  • Rotorua Soundshell2000 ft
  • Arawa Park Racecourse4300 ft
  • Te Wananga o Aotearoa1.2 mi
  • Whakarewarewa Maori Village1.8 mi
  • Te Puia1.9 mi
  • Waiariki Institute of Technology2.3 mi

Shopping areas

  • Rotorua Central Mall2300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve1.9 mi

Stadiums

  • Rotorua International Stadium2.2 mi

Museums

  • Rotorua Museum1000 ft

Parks

  • Kuirau Park4600 ft
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park2.0 mi

Galleries

  • Rotorua Arts Village1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Hell's Gate1.6 mi
    State Highway 30, Rotorua
  • Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village1.8 mi
    17 Tryon Street Whakarewarewa Village
  • New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute2.0 mi
    Hemo Rd
  • Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest1.7 mi
    Long Mile Road
  • Te Puia2.0 mi
    Hemo Road

Near the hotel

  • Government Gardens 700 ft
  • Rotorua Museum1100 ft
    Oruawhata Drive Government Gardens
  • Lake Tarawera\'s Hot Water Beach 1300 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Rotorua2000 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • QE Health Spa800 ft
    1073 Whakaue Street
  • Lake Rotoiti1300 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Polynesian Spa1500 ft
    Hinemoa Street

Restaurants nearby

  • Princes Gate High Tea100 ft

    Address: 1057 Arawa St
    Phone: 07 348 1179

    59% likes this, based on 9 reviews

  • Fat Dog Cafe & Bar1000 ft

    Address: 1161 Arawa St.
    Phone: 64 7 347 7586

    66% likes this, based on 413 reviews
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 20

  • Pig and Whistle Historic Pub1100 ft

    Address: Cnr Haupapa and Tutanekai Streets
    Phone: +64 7 347 3025

    61% likes this, based on 319 reviews
    Cuisine: New Zealand
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 26

  • Aroma cafe500 ft

    Address: 1126 Fenton Street
    Phone: 073460202

    72% likes this, based on 25 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • Art Cafe700 ft

    Address: 1195 Fenton Street
    Phone: (07) 348 3288

    71% likes this, based on 39 reviews
    Cuisine: Healthy

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRotoruaPrinces Gate Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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Princes Gate Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Princes Gate Hotel

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 121 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    It was the ultimate in luxury and just the thing needed to sweep away all the daily grind

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Colonial styling and old memorabilia, portraits, old/period furniture .... tasefully reminiscent and classy

    No air-conditioning in room ... hot at night; opening window or balcony --> dircte to main road and traffic + party noise (conference centre opposite). Bit concerned about the heavily corroded fire sprinkler system outlet in bathroom ...and lesser extent main room; rooms' chandelier type lamp broken and some bulbs not working.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Wonderful building (inside and outside); beautiful room; fantastic location.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    No Communication from desk about booking for dinner on sat night & was rushed out of dining room by 7.00pm. Minimal items in room for a suite is less than a lot of motels eg 2 small towels in bathroom, only one cake of soap & room was very dark (small wattage bulbs). The smorgassborg lunch for $28.50 was definitely not worth the money. The only reason I had lunch in the hotel was my wife was attending the Zonta conference

  • Couple
    3.2

    Not a lot

    The room was very small (not what I'd expect of a double room at a 5 star hotel). The standard of cleanliness left much to be desired.

  • Couple
    8.4

    As soon as you arrived you were treated so well. The decor of the hotel is spectacular and it makes yu feel at home.

    Just a bit of housekeeping couldn't have gone amiss. Cobwebs of lights etc

  • Family with children
    5.4

    not the luxury hotel that i expected. the food was not of good quality - the potatoes were not cooked properly and were not as listed in the menu.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    location and old world atmosphere

    would have upgraded room if we had realsied what the extra money purchased

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Went to a netball game swam in the public pools

    It was very quiet at night and warm.

  • Single
    7.4

    The service in the dining room was very attentive. The breakfast spread was good value for money.The bed was comfortable

    The front desk wasn't always attended. There were no biscuits with a cup of tea in the room. There was no menu for room service in the room. The floor boards in the room above creaked very loadly. I know that it is an old hotel but didn't help sleep.The lighting in the bathroom was bad.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    We like the position of the hotel. It is central to everything.It is also beautifully restored.

    It was very hot during our stay. We could have done with some air conditioning, However this is not a major thing for us.

  • Single
    6.0

    The yesteryear feel a nd decor

    Could hear room next door's TV. Shower disappointing.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The decor

    The price charged for breakfast was ridiculous and snacks bought at the bar were out of date, management seemed to be snapping at the staff and the girl behind the bar did not seem to know what she was doing

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Central location, easy access to amenities and local attractions including hot pools and other geothermal sites. Easy booking for tours of the area. Lovely hosts.

    The smell (from the geothermal sites everywhere) is not pleasant, and not 'easy to get used to'... but it is a fact of the area.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    centrally located and convinient

    I was expecting a little more from such a historic place and for $165.00/night.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

Get directions
City Centre
  • Rotorua
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    3.9 mi
  • Tauranga City (TRG)
    32.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Princes Gate High Tea
    100 ft
  • Aroma cafe (cuisine: International)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Government Gardens
    700 ft
  • Lake Rotoiti
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRotoruaPrinces Gate Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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