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

Plunge pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

The classic 4-star Princes Gate Hotel offers concierge service, newspaper service and dry cleaning. Since 1897, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Rotorua.

It is placed close to the museum district, in the vicinity of Polynesian Spa, Lake Rotorua and Tamaki Maori Village. The property is about 200 meters away from Rotorua Government Gardens and Rotorua Lakefront.

Nearby points of interest include galleries and art galleries.

Rotorua airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Princes Gate Hotel.

Rooms

Each of the 13 spacious rooms comes with a kitchenette, a work desk, a fireplace, a private balcony and a living space as well as coffee/tea makers, a toaster and a dishwasher. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer, bath sheets and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the restaurant. At the restaurant international dishes are served. A variety of coffee and tea is offered in the sky bar.

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

A designated smoking area, parking and a safe deposit box along with a conference room, a projection screen and a copier are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

The property features cots, a special menu and a pool for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site 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
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

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
  • Welcome drink
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room 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

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

Room view

  • City view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • 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
  • Towels
  • 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  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

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City Center
  • Rotorua
    600 m
Airports
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    6.2 km
  • Tauranga City (TRG)
    51.8 km
Train Stations
  • Rotorua Arts Village
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    2.1 km
Restaurants
  • Princes Gate High Tea
    30 m
  • Aroma cafe (cuisine: International)
    130 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Size: 30 m²
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      Size: 18 m²
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        Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
        Size: 25 m²
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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
                      600 m
                    Airports
                    • Rotorua (ROT)
                      6.2 km
                    • Tauranga City (TRG)
                      51.8 km
                    Train Stations
                    • Rotorua Arts Village
                      400 m
                    • Bus stop
                      2.1 km
                    Restaurants
                    • Princes Gate High Tea
                      30 m
                    • Aroma cafe (cuisine: International)
                      130 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Number of rooms:
                      50

                    Hotel Awards

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                    What's nearby

                    Popular areas

                    • City Center - 500 m

                    Places of interest

                    • Sir Howard Morrision Performing Arts Centre - 100 m
                    • Rotorua Government Gardens - 100 m
                    • Rotorua District Library - 200 m
                    • Rotorua Eat Street - 300 m
                    • Matariki Cultural Centre - 400 m
                    • Rotorua Energy Events Centre - 400 m
                    • Red Stag Timber-Waipa Saw Mill - 500 m
                    • Rotorua District Council - 500 m
                    • Rotorua High Court, District Court and Family Court - 500 m
                    • Scion Crown Research Institute - 500 m
                    • Rotorua Lakefront - 500 m
                    • Rotorua Soundshell - 600 m
                    • Arawa Park Racecourse - 1.3 km
                    • Te Wananga o Aotearoa - 1.9 km
                    • Whakarewarewa Maori Village - 2.9 km
                    • Waiariki Institute of Technology - 3.7 km

                    Train stations

                    • Rotorua Arts Village - 300 m

                    Convention centers

                    • Tamaki Maori Village - 200 m

                    Shopping areas

                    • Rotorua Museum - 300 m
                    • Rotorua Central Mall - 700 m

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve - 3.1 km

                    Museums

                    • Kuirau Park - 1.4 km
                    • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park - 3.2 km

                    Parks

                    • Rotorua International Stadium - 3.6 km

                    Golf courses and Country clubs

                    • Polynesian Spa - 600 m
                    • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs - 3.2 km
                    • Skyline Rotorua - 3.9 km

                    Local attractions

                    • Hell's Gate - 2.6 km
                      State Highway 30, Rotorua
                    • Mini Golf New Zealand - 3.8 km
                      152-154 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
                    • Skyline Rotorua - 4.3 km
                      185 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
                    • New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute - 3.2 km
                      Hemo Rd, Rotorua
                    • The Caterpillar Experience - 4.2 km
                      171 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua

                    Near the hotel

                    • Rotorua Museum - 350 m
                      Government Gardens, Rotorua
                    • Mt. Tarawera - 1.2 km
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                    • Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach - 1.2 km
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                    • Lake Rotorua - 500 m
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                    • Lake Rotoiti - 1.2 km
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                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Princes Gate High Tea - 30 m

                      Address: 1057 Arawa St
                      Phone: 07 348 1179

                      59% likes this, based on 9 reviews

                    • Fat Dog Cafe & Bar - 280 m

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

                      66% likes this, based on 413 reviews
                      Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 26

                    • Art Cafe - 210 m

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

                      72% likes this, based on 30 reviews
                      Cuisine: Healthy

                    • Aroma cafe - 130 m

                      Address: 1126 Fenton Street
                      Phone: 073460202

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

                    • Pig and Whistle Historic Pub - 320 m

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

                      61% likes this, based on 325 reviews
                      Cuisine: New Zealand
                      Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 36

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

                    Hotel Awards

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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
                      600 m
                    Airports
                    • Rotorua (ROT)
                      6.2 km
                    • Tauranga City (TRG)
                      51.8 km
                    Train Stations
                    • Rotorua Arts Village
                      400 m
                    • Bus stop
                      2.1 km
                    Restaurants
                    • Princes Gate High Tea
                      30 m
                    • Aroma cafe (cuisine: International)
                      130 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • 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