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 parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Plunge pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The traditional 4-star Princes Gate Hotel is set in the center of Rotorua. Behind the Victorian facade of Princes Gate Hotel lies classic interior.

The hotel has great location in a green area near a bus stop, within a 10-minute walk of Polynesian Spa. A 10-minute walk to the center of Rotorua.

A gallery and a museum are set within walking distance.

Rotorua Arts Village train station is a 10-minute walk away. Guests can reach Rotorua airport within 15 minutes by car.

Rooms

Princes Gate Hotel features rooms offering a sweeping view of the garden that come with television, a microwave, a living area, a personal computer and a work desk along with a fridge, a toaster and kitchenware. These luxurious guestrooms have carpet floor and high-quality furniture.

Eat & Drink

Different dishes of international cuisine are served at the restaurant. Guests can savor tea and coffee in the café bar. Serving an array of dishes, Deli Roasts and Aroma cafe are 150 meters away.

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

Princes Gate Hotel provides guests with housekeeping, porter service and wake up service.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Princes Gate Hotel include a sun deck, a heated indoor pool and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel offers a gym and a fitness centre available 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 parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Plunge pool
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Seasonal indoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

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

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • 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

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib NZD 15
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed NZD 50
Children above
3 years or adults
Extra bed NZD 50
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

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

    325 sq. feet

  • 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/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby 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
Room Description:

Suite|Suite - 2 Rooms - Premium

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

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby 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
Room Description:

Suite|Premium Suite

Superior Plus Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Princes Gate Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Classic Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single 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/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby 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
Room Description:

Standard|Estate Room

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

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby 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
Room Description:

Suite|Standard 1 Bedroom Suite

Princes Gate Hotel photos Room
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • 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/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby 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
Room Description:

Suite|Suite - 2 Bedrooms

Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single 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

Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
Superior Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single 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

Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
Princes Gate Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Design Room
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby 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
Room Description:

Designer Room. ROOM ONLY

Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Room

Economy Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices

Princes Gate Hotel Location

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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
  • 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
  • Mini Golf New Zealand2.4 mi
    152-154 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
  • Skyline Rotorua2.7 mi
    185 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
  • New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute2.0 mi
    Hemo Rd, Rotorua
  • The Caterpillar Experience2.6 mi
    171 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua

Near the hotel

  • Rotorua Museum1200 ft
    Government Gardens, Rotorua
  • Mt. Tarawera3900 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach3900 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Rotorua1700 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Rotoiti3900 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand

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

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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 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
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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  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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