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    Princes Gate Hotel

    1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good29%
    • Average18%
    • Poor8%
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    “historic hotel” (23 reviews)
    “hot pools” (47 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We booked this hotel because we like old historic hotels. But this hotel is only nice from the outside. The "Suites" are a joke. Impossible to go to bed as the brd is in a too small room for it... 30cm to walk by.. The...More

    Thank vonarburgp
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We are a couple travelling with our grown up daughter. We all absolutely loved this place. We were fortunate to have an upgrade in the old part of the hotel which had so much character. The accommodation was huge - more like an apartment. It...More

    Thank weener2015
    Response from Phil A, General Manager at Princes Gate HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear weener2015 Thank you for choosing to stay with us and leaving a five star review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and help us in making improvements. Significant upgrade is underway and all the apartments are getting refurbished by next winter which will include but...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We had a lovely stay at this historic hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful. Location was great, quiet and walking distance to many activities around the lake and town centre. Our accommodation was comfortable, stylish but the rooms a little tired. Pools were great...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Phil A, General Manager at Princes Gate HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Sonia & Bernard Thank you for your feedback and wonderful comments, much appreciated. We are already in a process of refurbishing all our Hotel rooms to enhance guest comfort levels and have heard some great feedback from the guests who have stayed in our...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We stayed one night at the Princes Gate Hotel and it was perfect. Definitely enjoy the thermal pools- there’s three different temperatures. We stayed in a two bedroom apartment and had plenty of room and comfy beds. Decent breakfast buffet, really good French toast. If...More

    Thank itpsd
    Response from Phila987, General Manager at Princes Gate HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Good morning itpsd Thank you for staying with us and for your review and feedback. We are working hard to continually improve guest facilities and update all hotel rooms, whilst enhancing the historical nature of this wonderful hotel. I hope you had the opportunity to...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We booked a snug room which was at the back of the hotel , whilst we expected small we didn't expect such a poor room, windows very small and high up in the wall so couldn't be seen through, desperately in need of refurbishing. I...More

    Thank HELEN K
    Response from Phila987, General Manager at Princes Gate HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Good morning Helen K Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your review and feedback. Since taking over the management of the hotel late April 2016, we have implemented a significant refurbishment programme that will include every room in the hotel as...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
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    • US$102 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Business Hotel in Rotorua
    • #13 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
    • #25 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
    • #28 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Location
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    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
    • Also Known As
    • Princes Gate Rotorua ,
    • Hotel Princes Gate
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    teeteeSanJose
    18 June 2017|
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    Response from Phila987 | Property representative |
    Dear teeteeSan thank you for your question. The review you read occured at the time we took over the management of the Princes Gate Hotel back in April 2016. A professional pest control company fixed the problem and also... More
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    Ruth F
    21 April 2017|
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    Dear Ruth Thank you for your message. I am unable to put a link in this feedback due to Tripadvisor guidelines. You can find contact details on our website however I am unable to post that here. It is easy to find online... More
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    12 February 2017|
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    Dear Mariannek I received your email and I have responded to that Kind regards Yuri Ponstijn
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    "Try for a room with a window. Room 8 is very small, without any windows that open."
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