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Kowhai and Colonial Motel, Rotorua, New Zealand

3-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
1232 Ranolf Street, Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand

3-star motel with outdoor pool, near Tamaki Maori Village
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Good internet service
Great pool
Great wellness & sports facilities
Could use a good cleaning

Kowhai and Colonial Motel, Rotorua, New Zealand

from NZ$130
  • Studio
  • Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub
  • 2 bed room AC
  • 3 Bedrooms with A/C

What’s around Kowhai and Colonial Motel, Rotorua, New Zealand


  • Tamaki Maori Village - 11 min walk
  • Polynesian Spa - 12 min walk
  • Rotorua Night Market - 6 min walk
  • Rotorua Central Mall - 8 min walk
  • Kuirau Park - 8 min walk
  • Eat Street - 9 min walk
  • Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre - 9 min walk
  • Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 13 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 18 rooms

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 3 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance 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 required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Korean

In the room

Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop

Kowhai and Colonial Motel, Rotorua, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Kowhai Colonial Motel Rotorua
  • Kowhai Colonial Motel
  • Kowhai Colonial Rotorua
  • Kowhai Colonial
  • Kowhai Colonial Motel Rotorua
  • Kowhai and Colonial Motel Motel
  • Kowhai and Colonial Motel Rotorua
  • Kowhai and Colonial Motel Motel Rotorua

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

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.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 21 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Welcoming and modern
A lovely motel, run well by the owners. Very friendly and welcoming service, the room was big and modern. I loved the detail in the beverages (eco-friendly and sustainable). Good location with access to Massey University and the city centre. Would definitely stay here again.
Ines, au2 night business trip
Fair 4.0
great location, but a tired old motel, in need of a heap of work
Trevor, auRomance trip

Kowhai and Colonial Motel, Rotorua, New Zealand

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