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4.3 out of 5

"Standard room as expected ... was tired which told was why standard rate. Beds were possibly past best with one 'banana like' and both very very soft ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 19 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Rotorua awaits you at Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre. Within a 30-minute stroll, you'll find Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute and Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, 4 spa tubs, and an outdoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with cable channels, and all 133 rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and in-room childcare. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining convenient. Coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

The restaurant, Mr Yakitori, serves Japanese cuisine and is open for dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the sauna, kids' swimming pool, and pool loungers. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of free valet parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Rotorua hotel, you'll be 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Tamaki Maori Village and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre.

Deluxe King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre ratings based on 201 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre

Everyone (87) Couples (60) Family (53)
3 out of 5
Standard room as expected ... was tired which told was why standard rate. Beds were possibly past best with one 'banana like' and both very very soft. Fan was noisy. Clearly a conference and tour bus place ... no Rotorua guides or maps in room or foyer. Have classic car, parking only on street outside or carpark well away from.rooms... very visible on main road into rotorua - no cctv ... felt very open and unsafe

Posted by , from Wellington on 19 Feb. 2020

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3 out of 5
Buyer beware, the no balcony rooms also have minimal opening windows and no air con so in summer be prepared to be hot. There was a fan in the room which was ancient and very noisy the duration of our stay, The bathroom tiles on the floor need a scrub not a mop wiped over the black grime repeatedly. However, the staff were lovely, the pool really nice and clean, and the bike lockers awesome (although you cannot book these, it's luck of the draw if they are available. Only 10 mins ride to Waipa Mill entrance of the mountain bike park was super convenient.

Posted by on 28 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
I loved how we were treated and looked after by the staff there service and our stay was amazing the pool was a bonus for my kids they were happy as the buffet breakfast was yummy tasty and hot overall a kid friendly for all ages to stay and relax Our room was wonderful clean and tidy spacious as well we will definitely be back thanks for having us.xxx

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
Staff are very helpful which is much appreciated when having a little child.

Posted by , from Tokoroa on 25 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
We loved the central pool in the courtyard. The courtyard means it wasn't too windy so the kids happily stayed in the pool for a long time.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
l love sauna and swimming pool. l do not like room no amicrowave.

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
No air conditioner and ceiling fan can not be turned off.

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Friendly staff, great pool, lovely clean hotel. Would definitely stay again

Posted by on 31 Dec. 2019

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5 out of 5
Thoroughly enjoyed the whole complex and great service plus beztiful food.

Posted by on 15 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
Very impressed with our accomodation. Our room was clean, warm and spacious for 2 of us. Very reasonable cost and the choice of restaurants was excellent I would definitely recommend and stay again.

Posted by on 27 Jul. 2019

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About the Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre

Location 390 Fenton Street, Rotorua, 3201

Property Features

As a guest of Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre, you'll find 4 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a children's pool. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the family-friendly Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre. Self parking and valet parking are free. This 4-star Rotorua hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 133 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) (8.5 km / 5.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre offers 133 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Mr Yakitori - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only.

The Pavilion - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Kowhai - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

D Bar - This restaurant serves dinner only.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 50.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 50 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 100 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • DISTINCTION HOTEL
  • DISTINCTION HOTEL ROTORUA
  • Distinction Rotorua
  • DISTINCTION ROTORUA HOTEL
  • HOTEL DISTINCTION
  • HOTEL DISTINCTION ROTORUA
  • ROTORUA DISTINCTION
  • ROTORUA DISTINCTION HOTEL
  • Distinction Rotorua Conference
  • Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre Hotel
  • Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre Rotorua
  • Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre Hotel Rotorua

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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