• City view
  • Garden
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping

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.

Rydges Rotorua has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 13, 2010
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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 king bed
1 full bed
1 queen bed
1 full bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Anushka
    Child friendly with a nice selection of kids activities in playroom. Nice and hot plunge pool even on a cold day to dip in. Clean. Very friendly staff.
  • Eslera
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Outdoor heated pool, family room, and free breakfast
  • Melanie
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Breakfast and the pool.Staff was helpful and friendly
  • Peato
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Like the good night's sleep - bed was comfy, hot shower, good range for breakfast. Room setup was great for luggage when getting ready and out the door.
  • Meredith
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Pool was very warm, great for swimming, even when cold out.
  • Bishard
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    We enjoyed our stay at Rydges Rotorua. Great experience!!
  • Brenda
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The friendliness of all staff. The barman was awesome
  • Judy
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Pool, staff, I just like that hotel, its my favorite
  • Taputoro
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The pool is warm spa pools are great I like the breakfast and dinner buffet. Rooms Nice & tidy. Beds are comfy. Big tv screen.
  • Ravineel
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Nice heated pools, friendly customer service, great food range.
Travel Proud
Travel Proud
This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property

  • Is there a spa or pool available?

    We have an Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool and 2 Outdoor Spas
    Answered on 18 October 2019
  • Hi. Are the pools warmed enough for winter swims? Are they clean for children to go under water?

    We have an Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool that is heated to 36 degrees all year round. It is a normal chlorinated pool.
    Answered on 31 May 2020
  • Is it a buffet breakfast for the “breakfast included” option?

    Rooms with Breakfast, include a Full Cooked Buffet Breakfast for 2 Adults and 2 Children 12 years and under
    Answered on 9 June 2020
  • Is there anyway we can have 5 of us in a room and just share the beds?Our baby doesn’t need a cot. Is there anyway around this?

    Sorry, if we make an exception for you then we have to allow everyone. The maximum is 2 Adults and 2 Children
    Answered on 20 January 2020
  • Hi do you have any rooms with internal access.. family of 2 adults and 4 children.

    We have rooms with 1 Queen and 1 Single Bed in each room with interconnecting door or Superior Twin with 2 Queens beds in each room, limited to 2 sets
    Answered on 31 May 2020

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

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

Amenities of Rydges Rotorua
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

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
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • 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
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Filipino
  • Chinese

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash Rydges Rotorua accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

* 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.

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.

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.

FAQs about Rydges Rotorua

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

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

  • Guests staying at Rydges Rotorua can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

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

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

  • 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.

  • Room options at Rydges Rotorua include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Quad
    • Triple
    • Suite

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