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Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort, Rotorua, New Zealand

77 Robinson Avenue, Holden's Bay, Rotorua, 3042, New Zealand

Beach hotel in Rotorua with spa and restaurant
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  • After waiting 10mins for someone to come to front desk for check in, the lady was lovely.…Jul 16, 2020
  • Was amazing, i can highly recommend Mar 12, 2020

Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort, Rotorua, New Zealand

from NZ$135
  • Deluxe Studio
  • Superior Suite
  • Panoramic Studio Suite, 1 King Bed, Lake View

What’s around Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort, Rotorua, New Zealand


  • Te Amorangi Museum - 5 min walk
  • Lake Rotoiti - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Polynesian Spa - 5.1 mi / 8.2 km
  • Skyline Rotorua - 7.8 mi / 12.6 km
  • Lake Rotorua - 8.2 mi / 13.1 km
  • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km

Getting around

  • Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) - 80 min drive
  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 4 min drive
  • Free area shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 30 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • No parking


  • Free area shuttle within 8 kilometers

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Number of spa tubs - 4
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2007
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Netflix
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Wai Ora Spa has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


Mokoia Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort, Rotorua, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Wai Ora
  • Wai Ora Spa Resort
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Hotel
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Resort
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Rotorua
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort Hotel
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort Rotorua
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort Hotel Rotorua
  • Wai Ora Lakeside
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Resort
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort Rotorua
  • Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Rotorua
  • Wai Ora Resort
  • Wai Ora Spa


  • The seasonal pool is open from January to December.
  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

    This property does not have elevators.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Mandatory fees

    Deposit: NZD 50.00 per night

    Optional extras

    Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.75 percent

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 50.00 (subject to availability)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 50.00 (subject to availability)

    Breakfast costs between NZD 7.50 and NZD 25.00 per person (approximately)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort, Rotorua, New Zealand

    • Does Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort?
      Sorry, there's no parking at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort.
    • Is there a pool at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort?
      Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools. Guests have pool access from 8 AM to 10:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort?
      Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort?
      You can check in from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. There's a charge of NZD 50.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of NZD 50.00 (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort?
      Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

    Recent reviews

    Very good 8.2 From 228 reviews

    Very good 8.0
    Great view of the lake
    This is a lovely hotel and within easy drive of Rotorua and a very short distance from the airport. The room was quiet, very dark with full blackout curtains and very clean, the only criticism would be the hard mattress which took a bit of getting used too. Nicole the receptionist was outstanding and just a fantastic host. We would certainly stay here again.
    alexander, nz3 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Antony, nz2 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Was a lovely clean room. The staff were helpful and welcoming and the facilities were lovely
    Vanessa, nz1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    When we had trouble with our tv we had instant service and explained to us, we had privacy and a quiet night.
    Maxine, nz1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Good room for a nice stay
    Good room, it was nice to walk to the beach to watch the sunset, hot tubs were nothing special and sauna wasn’t working.
    Kayla, nz1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great holiday stay
    Lively restful setup
    nz3 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Birthday getaway
    Great place to chill
    Kathryn, nz1 night trip with friends
    Fair 4.0
    Great place to stay. Good pool, spa, sauna and steam room. Previous people must have flooded the room and it stunk. It was that bad it actually made our clothes smell in our bag. Had to come home and wash everything.
    Jeanine, nz1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Loved the hotel and the lakefront location
    Clark, nz1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Excellent friendly staff with lots of knowledge of the local area. Made us feel at home from the moment we stepped through the door.
    nz2 night romance trip

    Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort, Rotorua, New Zealand

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