Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel with 4 spa tubs and full-service spa

A luxury stay in Rotorua awaits you at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort. You'll be 0.4 km (0.3 mi) from Te Amorangi Museum and within a 10-minute drive of Mokoia Island and Hell's Gate and Wai Ora Spa. Highlights at this romantic hotel include 4 spa tubs, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with cable channels, and all 30 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and balconies. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries. Additionally, DVD players, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers are available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort features a full-service spa, 4 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities include a conference center and meeting rooms. This luxury hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a steam room. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of spa tubs - 4 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Balcony 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

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

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

4 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 

Spa Services

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

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & 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.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

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