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Princes Gate Hotel

4.5 of 5 1057 Arawa St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, quite and charming room, we love it. Free parking, great location just beside the Rotorua Museum, and nice short walk to Polynesian Spa after dinner, what a beautiful experience for the trip! We will be back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently, my wife and I stayed at the Princess Gate Hotel in Rotorua. We took the oportunity to book for a Cabaret and Dinner while we were staying in one of the elegant and period style rooms. We had a excellent dinner and show that lasted from 7pm till late. The room and the hotel was well presented and the... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could have stayed here longer, and not while I was on business!! My room upstairs was magnificently and tastefully set up, capturing some old world charm but with a bit of new world comfort. Outside my room was the balcony which had a few strategically place chairs and tables. There was a gentleman sipping his scotch and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was lovely and we enjoyed our stay. Place was clean, affordable and in an excellent location. Only downside was that there was no airconditioning and that the sulphur smells drift into your room. I would still recommend it as long as you don't stay in summer!

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PrincesGateHotel, Owner at Princes Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes, the hotel is special, as is Rotorua as a destination. Unfortunately the Geothermal Activity which attracts over a million visitors a year Rotorua does have a sulphur odour associated with it. This seems to be more prevalent in winter and is something most people understand.. In terms of your comment regarding air-conditioning; Rotorua is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming hotel is a delight. Close to the Conference Centre and Council chambers, just a short walk to the centre of town. Comfortable beds, excellent breakfast and fine dinners. The old building has great character, a pleasant change from run-of-the-mill hotels. Friendly, helpful service. The owner manages by walking around and everything works well.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely entrance lobby Location - handy to the Rotorua Museum and Te Puia Cultural Experience But Room and furnishings were tired, disappointing - didn't live up to its advertising. Probably wouldn't stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we fell in love with the place. Service from start to finish was amazing. Was expecting a studio room but was pleasantly surprised when we were led to one of the 1 bedroom apartments. Very central to everything Rotorua has to offer. Only had breakfast at the hotel but the service and food were excellent.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing Hotel with loads of history behind it. Does start creaking around 7am every morning but is to be expected and never bothered me. Room was well equipped but small and pokey so needed to throw door open every morning for breeze but losing privacy. Really cosy beds, didn't want to get up. Extra bits and pieces like Bath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this beautiful grand Hotel for 2 nights. The manager and staff were friendly, helpful and professional. The rooms were beautiful and clean as was the rest of the Hotel. We had breakfast and one dinner there. The food was very good. We arrived when a wedding was taking place, but the management made sure we were taken... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary in Rotorua and stayed at the Princes Gate Hotel. We were greeted with a welcoming smile and shown to our accommodation by a very charming fellow. We loved our suite, it was cozy and the beds were very comfortable (my only gripe was the hairdryer didn't work). The decor was tidy and... More 

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Address: 1057 Arawa St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Princes Gate Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Princes Gate Rotorua
Hotel Princes Gate
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#30 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#34 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua

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