Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and 3 outdoor pools

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Indoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

This family-friendly Rotorua hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre, Government Gardens, and Tamaki Maori Village. Rotorua Arts Village and Rotorua Museum are also within 5 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, 3 outdoor pools, and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a nightclub, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 50 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Princes Gate Hotel features 3 outdoor swimming pools, an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4.5-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. 6 meeting rooms are available. This Victorian hotel also offers a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a nightclub. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Princes Gate Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area 
  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 50 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Conference space 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Year Built 1897 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Nightclub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Heating 
  • Desk 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Memories Restaurant - This poolside restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Club - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Gate Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, and a children's pool.

Spa Services

  • Sauna in spa 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 4 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 15 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Union Pay
No rollaway/extra beds available
No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 6.50 and NZD $30.00 for adults, NZD 15 and NZD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 30 per person (one way)
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 10 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Princes Gate
  • Princes Gate Hotel
  • Princes Gate Hotel Rotorua
  • Princes Gate Rotorua
  • Princes Gate

We should mention

One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.


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