The Best Luxury Hotels in Rotorua

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Rotorua, New Zealand is a fantastic destination offering a variety of sites and attractions. When it comes to choosing a luxurious hotel, the area does not disappoint, for it is overflowing with opulent hotels and resorts that promise to pamper you to no end. So, if you're deciding where to stay in luxury in Rotorua, we've analyzed all of the top luxury hotels considering the guest ratings, quality of service, activities, location, price, and amenities. Our research led us to this list of Rotorua's absolute best luxury hotels and resorts. Whether you're travelling as a family or on a couples getaway, Rotorua is teeming with accommodations that cater to all your whims and fancies so you can have an extravagant trip with pampering and comforts. From 5-star and 4-star hotels with spas and swimming pools to intimate boutique hotels that exude romance, and family-friendly resorts that make your heart sing, there's something for every type of traveler. So, let your mind wander to the luxurious suites, complete with all the amenities you could desire, or imagine sipping cocktails at a world-class bar, dining at a gourmet restaurant, or being pampered at a spa. The choice is yours, because Rotorua is a treasure trove of plush accommodations that cater to all your needs, be it a romantic escapade, a family-friendly escape, or a friends reunion. With our researched guide, you can find the ultimate luxury and boutique hotels in Rotorua, where each and every moment will be a celebration of lavishness, comfort, and relaxation. Here's our list of the best luxury accommodation in Rotorua, so let's get to it.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Prince's Gate Hotel

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $104 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Luxurious Stay in Rotorua
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Room service

Located at 1057 Arawa Street, Prince's Gate Hotel has great rooms from $104 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and rooms with kitchenettes. It has a terrific 8.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 1 km from the city center, visitors will especially love child care, laundry services, golf, a hot tub, and a spa and wellness center at this relaxing hotel. You'll enjoy relaxing while having room service delivered. The price of this hotel is less than average for luxury hotels, which makes it a great value.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Golf
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Tour desk
  • Sauna
  • Wedding services
  • Family-Friendly
  • Luxury
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Regal Palms Resort

5-star Resort with prices starting at $156 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Most Luxurious Places to Stay in Rotorua
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Regal Palms Resort which has nice rooms starting at $156. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a fitness center, a bar, and outdoor tennis, it also has a great guest rating of 9.15 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 350 Fenton Street. This luxurious hotel is also nice because it offers rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, laundry services, and golf which discerning travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just 2.1 km from the city center. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Heated pool
  • Tour desk
  • Sauna
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Playground


VR Rotorua Lake Resort

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $81 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your Extravagant trip to Rotorua
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service

We found VR Rotorua Lake Resort to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $81. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.00 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 366 State Highway 33. You'll also find outdoor tennis, mountain views, child care, laundry services, and a hot tub which experienced travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just 12.5 km from the center of town. Make sure to set aside some time for swimming in the pool, too. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for luxury hotels.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Fitness center
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Fishing
  • Tour desk
  • Sauna
  • Wedding services
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Regent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $131 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Terrific High-End Hotel in Rotorua
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

With terrific rooms from $131, Regent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel, at 1191 Pukaki Street provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and rooms with kitchenettes. Its terrific guest rating is 8.70 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this posh hotel which also offers child care, laundry services, a spa, an indoor pool, and free parking. It's located just 0.7 km from the city center, too. The indoor pool at this hotel is very nice, and is a great place to unwind and relax on your trip.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Heated pool
  • Tour desk
  • Sauna
  • Wedding services
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Breakfast in the room


Holiday Inn Rotorua

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $142 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Hotel for Pampering
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

Holiday Inn Rotorua has a great guest rating of 8.30 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. The great rooms here start at $142 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 10 Tryon Street. Furthermore, it also offers child care, laundry services, golf, city views, and a hot tub, which is nice for visitors. Just 2.6 km from the city center, this amazing hotel is a terrific choice. The restaurant serves delicious food, too.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Heated pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel

5-star Hotel with prices starting at $255 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Stay in Style in Rotorua
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service

The great guest rating of Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel is 9.10 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $255, and it's located at 171 Kawaha Point Road. We also love the hiking, child care, laundry services, a free breakfast, and a hot tub which are great for discerning travelers. And since it's just 3.4 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Tour desk
  • Sauna
  • Wedding services
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Family rooms


Best Western Braeside Rotorua & Conference Centre

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $87 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Experience Comfort in Rotorua Here
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

A cool place is Best Western Braeside Rotorua & Conference Centre because it has great rooms that start at $87. It has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and rooms with kitchens, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.50 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 4 Barnard Road. Only 3.8 km from the city center, experienced travelers will especially love rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, golf, pet-friendly rooms, and a hot tub at this relaxing hotel. After a busy day, the heated pool is a nice place to unwind. It's also less than the average price for luxury hotels, so it's a great value.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Golf
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Heated pool
  • Tour desk
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Family rooms
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $105 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Plenty of Luxury Amenities Await
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Room service
  • Heated pool

Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and child care which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $105 (before taxes). It's located at 1000 Eruera Street and has earned a guest rating of 8.30/10. This luxurious hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, golf, a hot tub, a spa, and an indoor pool which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just 1.1 km from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for luxury hotels.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Golf
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Heated pool
  • Tour desk
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation & Spa

Motel with prices starting at $106 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Luxurious Stay in Rotorua
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Room service

Located at 326 Fenton Street, Silver Fern Rotorua - Accommodation & Spa has great rooms from $106 (before taxes). It offers room service, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, laundry services, and golf. It has a terrific 9.11 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a hot tub, a spa and wellness center, a spa, free parking, and laundry facilities which visitors will love. And this comfortable hotel is just 1.7 km from the center of town. We always love being able to prepare simple meals in a hotel room, and the kitchenette here was teriffic. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for luxury hotels.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Golf
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Private pool
  • Tour desk
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


ASURE Palm Court Motor Inn

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $139 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Most Luxurious Places to Stay in Rotorua
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Room service

A great place to stay is ASURE Palm Court Motor Inn which has nice rooms starting at $139. Offering room service, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and laundry services, it also has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 288 Fenton Street. Discerning travelers will really like this posh hotel which also offers golf, a hot tub, a spa and wellness center, free parking, and laundry facilities. It's located just 1.5 km from the city center, too. The kitchen in the room is great, because you can cook your own meals to save time and money.

Luxury Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Golf
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Tour desk
  • Wedding services
More Great Amenities
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Also, take a look at the Luxury hotels in nearby destinations: Taupo, Tauranga, and Whakatane.

For more terrific hotel ideas in Rotorua, make sure you also see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Rotorua, Best Cheap Hotels in Rotorua, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Rotorua, Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Rotorua, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Rotorua, Best Hotels for One Week in Rotorua, Best Hotels for One Night in Rotorua, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Rotorua, or Best Business Hotels in Rotorua.


How much do luxury hotels cost in Rotorua? How much are luxury hotel rooms in Rotorua?

Rotorua Average Luxury Hotel Price
$124

After analyzing 20 luxury hotels in Rotorua, New Zealand, we found the average luxury hotel price to be a remarkably economical $124. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic luxury accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Rotorua.

The average prices of our suggested luxury hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $206
  • 4-star hotels: $115


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