Gateway International Motel

3.0 star property
3-star motel in Rotorua

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Gateway International Motel

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Studio With Hot-Tub (1Q + 1S)
BBQ/picnic area
Front of property
Studio With Hot-Tub (1Q + 1S)
Superior Family Unit (2Q + 3S) | In-room dining

Overview of Gateway International Motel

6.0 out of 10 Good
6.0/10 Good

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
263 Fenton St, Rotorua, 3010
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Spa tub
  • Room service
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

Superior Family Unit (2Q + 3S)

  • 41 sq m
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Queen Beds and 3 Single Beds

Studio With Spa Bath (2Q)

  • 29 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Studio (1Q + 1S)

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Studio With Spa Bath (1Q)

  • 29 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Suite, 1 Bedroom (2Q + 1S)

  • 41 sq m
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Single Bed

Standard Family Suite (1Q + 3S)

  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Queen Bed and 3 Single Beds

Superior Studio

  • 29 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Glenholme
  • Polynesian Spa - 2 min drive
  • Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest - 8 min drive
  • Skyline Rotorua - 6 min drive
  • Lake Rotoiti - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 16 min drive


  • Chimney Indian Restaurant - 14 min walk
  • Yamato Japanese Restaurant - 12 min walk
  • Abracadabra Cafe & Bar - 14 min walk
  • Le Cafe De Paris - 13 min walk
  • Sabroso - 16 min walk

About this property

Gateway International Motel

Gateway International Motel is a great choice for a stay in Rotorua. The hot tub makes for a relaxing end to the day, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks.


English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 8:30 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

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
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking area (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Room service


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1976
  • Garden
  • Hot tub


  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Gateway International Motel Rotorua
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Frequently asked questions

Does Gateway International Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Gateway International Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Gateway International Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Gateway International Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Gateway International Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Gateway International Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Gateway International Motel and nearby?
Gateway International Motel has a hot tub and a garden.
Does Gateway International Motel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a fridge.
What's the area around Gateway International Motel like?
Gateway International Motel is a short 7-minute walk from Rotorua Central Mall and 12 minutes' walk from Government Gardens.







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Property conditions & facilities




4/10 Fair

Was ok but not perfect… needs bit of more cleanliness and renovation
Sital, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Shane, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Holes in wall and above the shower curtain..I heard after our stay that it was used for emergency housing.. very noisy.
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good stay overall. Used the mineral pool.
Satend, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Liked that there was a spa but the Jets weren't working. Enjoyed the Thermal, rooms are pretty standard but was livable over all a great place
Hone, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice place and very friendly staff. Needs tender loving care especially wiring, had a zap from one of the plugs and couldn't switch point off. Spa bath needs replacing, no way i would sit in it. But bed was comfy.
Chanelle, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Should install a handrail in spa bath for the elderly or bigger person to assist with getting out and a foot stool for shorter people to get in and out
Sheryl, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

The motel doesn’t have a bath curtain. The condition is quite old and there are a lot of mosquitoes.
Linda, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

All things too old and without maintain
tong, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Average older motel
Average older motel. Was ok for a night. Close to cbd was good
david, 1-night family trip
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