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Most expensive month to stay with an average 227% rise in price.
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Top tips for finding Rotorua hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Rotorua, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Rotorua in September and May.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Rotorua if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Rotorua accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Rotorua found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $33, while the most expensive was $183.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Rotorua for 1 day.
  • For those who want easy access in and out of Rotorua, choose a hotel near Rotorua train station. The Lake Rotorua Hotel is conveniently located directly next door.
  • If you would like to pamper yourself during your vacation, pick a hotel next to Kuirau Park, an area that contains geothermal footbaths, a scenic lake and several hot springs. The Backyard Inn is an affordable yet charming choice that is a 2min walk from the park, while the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is a chic 4-star option that is a 7min walk away.
  • To learn more about the region’s culture and visit a few attractions during your stay, opt for lodging in the northeast region of the city such as the Prince's Gate Hotel. This will put you just a short walk away from the Rotorua Museum and Sulphur Point.
  • Hoping to play a round of golf during your travels? Select a hotel near the Springfield Golf Club, an 18-hole course that is open to non-members and contains amenities like a restaurant, driving range and putting area. The Golf Edge is a stylish choice that is less than a 5min drive away.
  • If you want to experience some of the city’s nightlife, book a hotel in the city centre like the Astray Motel & Backpackers. When staying in this area you’ll be just a short walk from bars like the Lava Bar & Grill and the Pig & Whistle Historic Pub.

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