Five stars aplenty

Rotorua's hot springs and geysers have attracted millions of tourists who wish to relax and rejuvenate in the tranquil setting. However, luxury isn't only provided by nature, with the city boasting more than a handful of 5-star and award-winning resorts and hotels. Check into one of these beauties for a memorable stay.

The Regent of Rotorua doesn't just have rain showers, but monsoon showers, plus a glamorous outdoor pool and deck area. Take a drop of country with your holiday at the Hamurana Lodge, nestled in the hills with spacious suites. You can also stay at Solitaire Lodge, Silver Fern Rotorua, Peppers on the Point and at the Regal Palms. 

Accommodation for family vacations

Rotorua has plenty of fun activities for every member of the family and accommodation options with generous amounts of space. The Red Rock Thermal Motel has been welcoming families for years with a mineral spa pool and a garden with a trampoline. While out and about, you can explore on cycle tours, visit museums and spas, bungy jump and zipline.

Another great family-friendly accommodation option is the Econo Lodge Cleveland, which has plenty of onsite fun to be enjoyed whether you're at the playground or in the heated swimming pool. You might also want to check out the Wylie Court Motor Lodge or the Fairy Springs Motel.

Wake up to Lake Rotorua outside your door

The city of Rotorua sits along a large yellowish-green lake that is usually only occupied by nature and serenity. The nearby rivers that feed into the lake are popular for kayaking, swimming, fishing and other water sports. The hotels situated on the shores of Lake Rotorua have a prime position thanks to the views.

Stay at the award-winning Cedarwood Lakeside for tranquil accommodation that includes an outdoor barbeque area right in front of the water. Alternatively, the Sudima Hotel welcomes you with an onsite masseuse and a bar with lake views.