Princes Gate Hotel - Rotorua

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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

Located in the historic area of Rotorua, the 
Prince’s Gate Hotel dates back to the 1897.

The hotel is designed in Victorian style and features a woodworked façade and a beautiful veranda.

The hotel boasts 34 rooms including 6 luxury suites and 12 one and two bedroom suites with kitchen. On the territory of the hotel guests will find indoor and outdoor swimming pool, pool for children, business center and two restaurants. Wi-fi is available in the hotel rooms at extra fee. Pets are not allowed.

Number of rooms:   50.

Rooms

Rooms are designed in classical style. Apartments boast a living area and kitchen facilities. Rooms feature television, DVD player, radio, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, direct dial telephone, an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower. Some rooms have balconies overlooking the city.

Dining options

Breakfast of bacon, eggs and coffee is served daily at $11.90 per person. Memories restaurant serves local dishes accompanied with New Zealand's finest wines. The restaurant is open between 7am and 10pm. The Gate Bar is the place to enjoy New Zealand’s beer, a glass of martini, cocktail or coffee.

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

Business venue includes three meeting rooms that can accomodate up to 90 guests. All rooms have fresh flowers and are equipped with state-of-the art technology.

Leisure

Guests are welcome to use the hotel’s three thermal pools, jacuzzi and sauna. Every Friday and Saturday the hotel hosts cabaret dinner shows. Library is available.

Additional features

Babysitting and child services are provided. The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Spa lounge
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until 10:00 - 

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 Center
  • 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
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until 10:00 - 
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

Rooms are designed in classical style. Apartments boast a living area and kitchen facilities. Rooms feature television, DVD player, radio, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, direct dial telephone, an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower. Some rooms have balconies overlooking the city.

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Premium One-Bedroom Suite
Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
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Featuring a balcony overlooking the pool complex, the suite features a bedroom with a king-size bed, a separate lounge and sweeping staircase.

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    Premium Two-Bedroom Suite
    Bed type: 1 Queen-size bed and 2 Single beds
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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      Three Room Room
      Size: 195 sq. feet
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        Guest Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or 1 Queen-size bed or 1 Double bed
        Size: 195 sq. feet
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        Estate Room

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          One-Bedroom Suite
          Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
          Size: 270 sq. feet
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          Features an en suite bathroom, minibar and refrigerator. Tea and coffee making facilities are included. The living area includes satellite TV.

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            Two-Bedroom Suite
            Bed type: 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or Twin beds
            Size: 325 sq. feet
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            Suite, 2 Bedrooms

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              Two-Bedroom Apartment
              Bed type: Double bed
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                Superior Two-Bedroom Suite
                Bed type: Double bed
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                  Superior Two-Bedroom Apartment
                  Bed type: Double bed
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                    Design Double Room
                    Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or Twin beds
                    Size: 195 sq. feet
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                    Designer Room

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                      Design Suite
                      Size: 195 sq. feet
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                      The room comes with a satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, a minibar with a refrigerator and an en suite bathroom.

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                        Executive Double Room
                        Bed type: Double bed
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                        Heritage One-Bedroom Suite
                        Size: 270 sq. feet
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                        Located in an adjacent heritage-listed building built in 1932, this spacious suite includes a separate lounge area, a kitchenette and a bathroom.

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                          Heritage Two-Bedroom Suite
                          Size: 325 sq. feet
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                          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.

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                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel Princes Gate Hotel - Rotorua Rotorua location
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                            Hotel Address:

                            1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • 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
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-In:
                              from  2 pm
                            • Check-Out:
                              until 10:00 - 
                            • Number of rooms:
                              50

                            Hotel Awards

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

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                            What's nearby

                            What's nearby.

                            City center is just 500m from the hotel

                            Village Green lies 100m away from the hotel

                            The lakefront is just 1km away

                            Golf course lies within 3km

                            Walking distance to the Rotorua Museum of Art and History

                            Kuirau Park is located just 1km away

                            Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest lies 2.9km from the hotel

                            Popular areas

                            • City Center - 1700 ft

                            Places of interest

                            • Sir Howard Morrision Performing Arts Centre - 400 ft
                            • Rotorua Government Gardens - 400 ft
                            • Rotorua District Library - 700 ft
                            • Rotorua Eat Street - 1000 ft
                            • Matariki Cultural Centre - 1400 ft
                            • Rotorua Energy Events Centre - 1400 ft
                            • Red Stag Timber-Waipa Saw Mill - 1700 ft
                            • Rotorua District Council - 1700 ft
                            • Rotorua High Court, District Court and Family Court - 1700 ft
                            • Scion Crown Research Institute - 1700 ft
                            • Rotorua Lakefront - 1700 ft
                            • Rotorua Soundshell - 2000 ft
                            • Arawa Park Racecourse - 4300 ft
                            • Te Wananga o Aotearoa - 1.2 mi
                            • Whakarewarewa Maori Village - 1.8 mi
                            • Waiariki Institute of Technology - 2.3 mi

                            Train stations

                            • Rotorua Arts Village - 1000 ft

                            Convention centers

                            • Tamaki Maori Village - 700 ft

                            Shopping areas

                            • Rotorua Museum - 1000 ft
                            • Rotorua Central Mall - 2300 ft

                            Monuments and Landmarks

                            • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve - 1.9 mi

                            Museums

                            • Kuirau Park - 4600 ft
                            • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park - 2.0 mi

                            Parks

                            • Rotorua International Stadium - 2.2 mi

                            Golf courses and Country clubs

                            • Polynesian Spa - 2000 ft
                            • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs - 2.0 mi
                            • Skyline Rotorua - 2.4 mi

                            Local attractions

                            • Hell's Gate - 1.6 mi
                              State Highway 30, Rotorua
                            • Mini Golf New Zealand - 2.4 mi
                              152-154 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
                            • Skyline Rotorua - 2.7 mi
                              185 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
                            • New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute - 2.0 mi
                              Hemo Rd, Rotorua
                            • The Caterpillar Experience - 2.6 mi
                              171 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua

                            Near the hotel

                            • Rotorua Museum - 1200 ft
                              Government Gardens, Rotorua
                            • Mt. Tarawera - 4000 ft
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                            • Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach - 4000 ft
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                            • Lake Rotorua - 1700 ft
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                            • Lake Rotoiti - 4000 ft
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                            Restaurants nearby

                            • Princes Gate High Tea - 100 ft

                              Address: 1057 Arawa St
                              Phone: 07 348 1179

                              59% likes this, based on 9 reviews

                            • Fat Dog Cafe & Bar - 1000 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 Pub - 1100 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 cafe - 500 ft

                              Address: 1126 Fenton Street
                              Phone: 073460202

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

                            • Art Cafe - 700 ft

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

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

                            Getting there.

                            From the Rotorua airport take a shuttle bus operated by the Super Shuttle. Otherwise, there are taxis outside the airport. The ride lasts about 15 minutes.

                            Getting around.

                            Free on-site private parking is available. Main Bus Station lies 50m away, near the Rotorua tourism center.

                            Hotel information
                            • Check-In:
                              from  2 pm
                            • Check-Out:
                              until 10:00 - 
                            • Number of rooms:
                              50

                            Hotel Awards

                            New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRotoruaPrinces Gate

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

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                            Princes Gate Reviews

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

                            Average guest rating

                            7.8out of 10
                            Fabulous
                            Based on 122 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

                            hotel Princes Gate Hotel - Rotorua Rotorua location
                            Show big map »

                            Hotel Address:

                            1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • 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
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-In:
                              from  2 pm
                            • Check-Out:
                              until 10:00 - 
                            • Number of rooms:
                              50

                            Hotel Awards

                            New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRotoruaPrinces Gate

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

                            Use Badge