Located on the edge of Redwoods forest and overlooking the famous Whakarewarewa Geothermal Reserve and Historical Village, Rydges Rotorua features a purpose-built mountain bike and adventure equipment washing and storage facility. There is a year-round geothermally heated swimming pool with two hot tubs. The air-conditioned rooms of Rydges Rotorua offer a modern design and cable TV with free movies, two children's channels and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can take advantage of free car parking, use of the on-site fitness center and free WiFi in all hotel areas. Children under 12 stay and eat free (T&C apply). The hotel also offers the Very Important Kids (VIK) program, where families can save on some of Rydges’s local attractions. Kids are also welcome to enjoy our Play Zone complete with Table Tennis, Foosball, Air Hockey, Nintendo Switch and Xbox plus toys and lots of fun. The award winning Chapman’s Restaurant and Bar offers an à la carte menu, and buffet, and serves contemporary New Zealand cuisine made from fresh local ingredients.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

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Rydges
Hotel chain/brand
Rydges

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 full bed
and
1 queen bed
1 full bed
and
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
8.2
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
7.7
Location
8.5
Free Wifi
8.3
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Meegan
    United States of America United States of America
    Dinner was a great selection on the buffet, pool was a highlight and love that pool towels are readily available. Staff were lovely and helpful.
  • Katy
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Great breakfast, lovely pool and also a games room
  • Santiago
    United States of America United States of America
    Location is great! The hotel is located right next to one of the most important Maori centers and museums and we got to see the geyser in action very short walking distance from the hotel.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Chapman's Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Local • International
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern

Amenities of Rydges Rotorua
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
Spa
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Filipino
  • Chinese

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
Rydges Rotorua takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 15:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Groups
When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

* Please note that a 2% surcharge applies for payments made with credit card.

*Please note up to 2 children under 12 eat free when dining in Chapmans Restaurant with a paying adult and when ordering from the kids menu or buffet. You can request your preferred bedding configuration in the Special Requests Box at the time of booking.

* For group bookings of more than 10 rooms / guests, different policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property in advance using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

* If you need to put your travel plans on hold, you can relax knowing you're covered with fully flexible cancelation. For more information about flexible COVID cancelation and health & safety, please contact the Hotel directly to discuss or read our Terms of Use.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Rydges Rotorua of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Rydges Rotorua

  • Guests staying at Rydges Rotorua can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Yes, Rydges Rotorua is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Rydges Rotorua is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Rydges Rotorua offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool

  • Rydges Rotorua has 1 restaurant:

    • Chapman's Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Rydges Rotorua on this page.

  • The prices at Rydges Rotorua may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Rydges Rotorua is 1.6 miles from the center of Rotorua. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Rydges Rotorua include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Quad
    • Triple
    • Suite