Centrally located on the shores of Lake Rotorua, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside features a restaurant, a fitness center, a geothermal spa and hot pools.

Novotel Rotorua is in the heart of the city and provides guests with easy access to shopping, dining and entertainment outlets. Guests can relax with a walk around the lake or enjoy a fun day with the many activities on offer in Rotorua.

Atlas Café and Restaurant offers buffet breakfast and dinner and a la carte lunch. Clarks Bar offers a bar snack menu, classic cocktails, local beers and wine and an extensive range of spirits.

All air-conditioned rooms have a 42-inch flat-screen TV with 57 cable channels. Each room includes a large work desk, ironing facilities and tea and coffee making facilities, slippers and bathrobe.

Novotel Rotorua is a 10-minute walk from the Polynesian Spa, a 5-minute walk from the QE Health Wellness & Spa and a short drive from many activities and geothermal sites.

This is our guests' favorite part of Rotorua, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 8, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: Novotel

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Rotorua, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Asian, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

4 reasons to choose Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Matariki Cultural Centre
    0 miles
  • Rotorua Eat Street
    0.1 miles
  • Rotorua Lakefront
    0.2 miles
  • Rotorua District Library
    0.2 miles
  • Red Stag Timber-Waipa Saw Mill
    0.3 miles
  • Rotorua District Council
    0.3 miles
  • Rotorua High Court, District Court and Family Court
    0.3 miles
  • Scion Crown Research Institute
    0.3 miles
  • Rotorua Government Gardens
    0.4 miles
  • Polynesian Spa
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Picnic Cafe Rotorua
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Lady Janes Ice Cream Parlour
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Ponsonby Rd Lounge Bar
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Fat Dog Cafe & Bar
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Tamaki Maori Village
    0.4 miles
  • Te Puia
    2.1 miles
  • Rotorua International Stadium
    2.2 miles
  • Lake Rotorua
    3.7 miles
  • Paradise Valley Springs
    5.5 miles
  • Tikitere - Hell's Gate Thermal Park
    7.5 miles
  • Buried Village
    8.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Rainbow Mountain
    16.3 miles
  • Lake Lake Rotorua
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Rotorua Regional Airport
    3.9 miles
  • Tauranga Airport
    32 miles
  • Taupo Airport
    43 miles
How to get to Novotel Rotorua Lakeside from Rotorua Regional Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Atlas Cafe & Restaurant

    Food: International

Amenities of Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Activities
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Paid WiFi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Heated pool
  • Plunge pool
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Thai
  • Filipino
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

12:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 16 and above are considered 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

6 years old
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Novotel Rotorua Lakeside accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a credit card.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

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

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

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

  • Room options at Novotel Rotorua Lakeside include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Suite

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

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

  • Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is 2,450 feet from the center of Rotorua.

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

  • Guests staying at Novotel Rotorua Lakeside can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Novotel Rotorua Lakeside by:

    • Taxi 15min

  • Novotel Rotorua Lakeside has 1 restaurant:

    • Atlas Cafe & Restaurant