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4.3 out of 5

"The property and facilities are good, clean and good dimensions. Has all required amenities " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 24 Nov 2019

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Hotel Description

At Midway Motel you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of Racing Rotorua and within 15 minutes of Whakarewarewa Hot Springs. Highlights at this Colonial motel include an indoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchenettes and private plunge pools.

LED TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 15 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and coffee/tea makers. Kitchenettes come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves, and room service is also available. Ceiling fans, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a picnic area, and tour/ticket assistance. Additionally, you'll find a spa tub and laundry facilities. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this 3.5-star Fenton Street motel include Polynesian Spa and Skyline Rotorua.

Midway Motel ratings based on 56 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 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Midway Motel

Everyone (22) Couples (10) Family (25)
4 out of 5
The property and facilities are good, clean and good dimensions. Has all required amenities

Posted by on 24 Nov. 2019

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4 out of 5
Plunge pool was disappointing, just a tub of hot water and difficult to enter and get out of.

Posted by on 16 Aug. 2019

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4 out of 5
Easy for a family stay. close to all the shops and loved having a spa bath. Thought the cleanness could be a little better

Posted by on 21 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5
The location was good. The thermal pool was good. Neighbours were noisy.

Posted by on 5 May 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Nov. 2018

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3 out of 5
Nice motel enjoyed the plunge pool but when came back from day out didn't look like cleaner did anything didn't even make beds

Posted by , from Palmy north on 14 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5
Nice central position to township Countdown walking distance & eating facilities close too

Posted by , from Rotorua on 8 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5
Comfortable room. Several good eating places nearby. Easy walk to downtown.

Posted by , from Auckland on 5 Sep. 2018

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Property Features

Midway Motel offers its guests an indoor pool and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a picnic area are also featured at the business-friendly Midway Motel. Free self parking is available.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Self-service laundry
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Outdoor picnic space

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) (8.6 km / 5.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Midway Motel offers 15 accommodations with private plunge pools and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations at this 3.5-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private Plunge Pool
  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony
  • Separate bedroom
  • In-room dining
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards.


Optional extras

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

  • Late check-in fee (amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 250.00
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Midway Motel Rotorua
  • Midway Rotorua
  • Midway Motel Motel
  • Midway Motel Rotorua
  • Midway Motel Motel Rotorua

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.