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 tranquil 4-star Princes Gate Hotel offers turndown service, porter service and wake up service. Built in 1897, the hotel is a combination of classical architecture and contemporary facilities.

It is placed close to the museum district, in the vicinity of Rotorua Government Gardens, Lake Rotorua and Polynesian Spa. Princes Gate Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Rotorua.

Princes Gate Hotel offers a sweeping view to its guests.

Princes Gate Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to Rotorua airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 50 luxurious rooms featuring classic décor, a living area, a fireplace, television, a personal computer and a microwave as well as a fridge, a toaster and kitchenware. The rooms look on to the bay. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring free toiletries, a shower cap and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning. There is a restaurant serving international dishes on site. Guests can try coffee and tea served in the café bar. Serving both food and drinks, Deli Roasts and Aroma cafe are situated around 150 meters from the property.

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

There are a safe deposit box, a luggage storage and a designated smoking area provided on-site.

Relax

Guests with children at Princes Gate Hotel can take advantage of cots, a special menu and babysitting. The property offers a fitness center and a gym to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

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

  • 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

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of NZD 15 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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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
  • Bus stop
    2.1 km
Restaurants
  • Princes Gate High Tea
    20 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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Rooms and availability

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

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • 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
Premium One-Bedroom Suite
Pool view
  • Room size:

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • 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
  • 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 photos Exterior
One-Bedroom Suite
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • 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 photos Exterior Hotel information
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • 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
Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|Suites 2 Bedroom Apartment

Superior Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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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 photos Exterior Hotel information
Design Room
  • Room size:

    18 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • 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:

Standard|Designer Room

Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Princes Gate Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Polynesian Spa600 m
  • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs3.2 km
  • Skyline Rotorua3.9 km

Popular areas

  • Tamaki Maori Village200 m
  • City Center500 m

Places of interest

  • Sir Howard Morrision Performing Arts Centre100 m
  • Rotorua Government Gardens100 m
  • Rotorua District Library200 m
  • Rotorua Eat Street300 m
  • Rotorua Energy Events Centre400 m
  • Matariki Cultural Centre400 m
  • Rotorua Lakefront500 m
  • Rotorua High Court, District Court and Family Court500 m
  • Scion Crown Research Institute500 m
  • Rotorua District Council500 m
  • Red Stag Timber-Waipa Saw Mill500 m
  • Rotorua Soundshell600 m
  • Arawa Park Racecourse1.3 km
  • Te Wananga o Aotearoa1.9 km
  • Whakarewarewa Maori Village2.9 km
  • Waiariki Institute of Technology3.7 km

Shopping areas

  • Rotorua Central Mall700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve3.1 km

Stadiums

  • Rotorua International Stadium3.6 km

Museums

  • Rotorua Museum300 m

Parks

  • Kuirau Park1.4 km
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park3.2 km

Galleries

  • Rotorua Arts Village300 m

Local attractions

  • Hell's Gate2.6 km
    State Highway 30, Rotorua
  • Mini Golf New Zealand3.8 km
    152-154 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
  • Skyline Rotorua4.3 km
    185 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
  • New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute3.2 km
    Hemo Rd, Rotorua
  • The Caterpillar Experience4.2 km
    171 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua

Near the hotel

  • Rotorua Museum350 m
    Government Gardens, Rotorua
  • Mt. Tarawera1.2 km
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach1.2 km
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Rotorua510 m
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Rotoiti1.2 km
    RotoruaNew Zealand

Restaurants nearby

  • Princes Gate High Tea20 m

    Address: 1057 Arawa St
    Phone: 07 348 1179

    59% likes this, based on 9 reviews

  • Fat Dog Cafe & Bar280 m

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

    66% likes this, based on 413 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 14

  • Pig and Whistle Historic Pub310 m

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

    61% likes this, based on 319 reviews
    Cuisine: New Zealand
    Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 19

  • Aroma cafe130 m

    Address: 1126 Fenton Street
    Phone: 073460202

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

  • Art Cafe200 m

    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

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
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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
  • Bus stop
    2.1 km
Restaurants
  • Princes Gate High Tea
    20 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

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