What's To Like?

Need expert help?

Joni Stone   Meet Joni, one of our travel experts for New Zealand.

Born in the Southwest, raised in the Northwest, I have called the South Pacific home for nearly 25 years. I founded J2 Travels in the late 1990s to share our knowledge with other like minded travelers – remembering always, that the joy is in the journey. I currently live on Maui, I'm endorsed by IATA, and am a member of the Fiji, Tahiti and New Zealand Tourism Boards.

We'll Match Any Price

We have access to virtually every travel special out there. Our agents make a commission from the travel wholesalers, same as every other agent or online travel site.

Why wouldn't you want a real travel expert on your side...for free?

See all our New Zealand vacation packages.

Share on Facebook
Email this visual itinerary to a friend

Rydges Rotorua

> > >

Rydges Rotorua

Photo #1 of 12

Rydges Rotorua - Rydges Rotorua. Copyright Rydges Rotorua.

Located in a park like setting on the edge of Rotorua’s Arawa Racecourse, Rydges Rotorua boasts panoramic views over Arawa Racecourse and the city. The hotel is close to Rotrua’s famous attractions and activities, and an easy walk to the CBD, Convention Centre and Whakarewarewa Geysers.

Rydges is pleased to provide its guests with Free WI-FI throughout the hotel, helping to make it a convenient and comfortable stay in Rotorua.

See thumbnails of all photos for this point of interest.


Rydges Rotorua offers guests this city's largest accommodation options.

Featuring 135 rooms including 90 Luxurious Deluxe Spa Rooms each with their own private Spa Bath and balcony being the main attraction.

You need not go further for dining than our award winning Atrium Restaurant which features modern and classic cuisine.

Before dinner why not relax in our Mezz Bar with a drink overlooking the Atrium Restaurant.

Google Reviews

About Google Reviews: recently Google has converted their review system to require reviewers to have a proper, identifiable Google+ profile. This is a good thing, as it tends to cut down on bad reviews, both from people unwilling to stand behind their comments and fake positive reviews from the businesses themselves. Old, pre-Google+ reviews are still in the system, and will appear below as written by "A Google User". More info from Google is here.

Review date:   January 28, 2018 11:07PM
Review:   Nice hotel. Needs to be upgraded. Old and worn out. No air-conditioning in our room so we sweated. Lovely spa bath. Spacious. Lacking quality I'd expect of Rydges.
Author:   Jonathan Miles
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   December 19, 2017 8:33PM
Review:   Very good bed and good breakfast. Other than that maintenance within the room needs to be reviewed, the "kitchen" had a loose seals on the fridge, loose taps and no micowave. The blinds in the room were falling of the hinges when closing the curtains and the in-room phone was broken- constantly ringing for no reason or beeping loud noises(we ended up pulling it out of the wall). Avoid getting rooms down near the laundry as its loud. Other motels will offer better service for a better price. Pay to check around before booking here.
Author:   Anthone Sims
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   January 11, 2018 8:46AM
Review:   The dinner is delicious, the steak is beautiful cook, we love it a lot. This one is our regular stay hotel in Rotorua. It’s bit old but it’s really specious room size. Happy stay VH
Author:   Vincent Huang
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   January 7, 2018 7:12AM
Review:   Average larger hotel in Rotorua. Large rooms with a sink and mini refrigerator. No air conditioning and Wifi is weak at best. Dated and average bathrooms. A good place to try if other locations are booked.
Author:   E H
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   December 26, 2017 6:47AM
Review:   Got a decent room with 2 queen beds in one room with spa...... No aircon and woke up to the sulphur smell because i had the window open and the fan on full noise just to stay cool.... Should have slept just with the sheet N no doona. My bad, cant be helped. Must must try the special cocktail that won the award so refreshing.
Author:   Steve Fairley
Rating (out of 3 stars):