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Prince's Gate Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
Overview
1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This hotel was so special to stay at. It has been a very unique experience and if you go expecting that, you will not be disappointed. The character of the hotel was captivating and the staff very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The beds were comfortable,...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely quaint old hotel, friendly staff and quiet room, unfortunately the hotel is a little run down and needs alot of work to bring her back to her original glory Is close to government gardens and eateries

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Den S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This hotel is centrally located between the park and downtown, allowing for a lovely stroll or an opportunity for visiting shops. Our room was spacious and the bed was comfortable. The breakfast buffet was ample with many choices and our dinner was very tasty. Duke's...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank janiewa
Response from Phila987, General Manager at Prince's Gate HotelResponded 4 days ago

Good morning Janiewa. Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback - greatly appreciated. Kind regards for a wonderful new year. Phil Agent General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a one night stay on our way back to Hawke’s Bay. The reception staff were brilliant, friendly and great to deal with. We were informed we had been upgraded to a superior room. The room was very nice and spacious. The heat pump...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank philw828
Response from Phila987, General Manager at Prince's Gate HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Philw828 Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback - greatly appreciated Sorry about the footstep noise, as part of our refurbishment programme we are investigating possible solutions to significantly reduce this souce of noise. Sincere apologies for the hot pools being...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely old building is in a perfect location in Rotorua, and is basically a very charming possibility. But... it desperately needs new management and some new money investment to bring it up to international standard. If the place was clean and well functioning but...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 888hamm
Response from Phila987, General Manager at Prince's Gate HotelResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon 888hamm thank you for staying with us and for your feedback - greatly appreciated. Since changing ownership and management some 2.5 years ago, a significant and ongoing refurbishment programme has been implemented to both enhance the historical nature of the property and enhance...More

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Description
The Prince's Gate Hotel, the ideal accommodation whilst staying in Rotorua. The most famous Hotel in Rotorua built in 1897. This timeless, beautiful hotel is privately owned and operated. Our hotel rooms offer More style and sophistication that depict a bygone era. The Prince's Gate Hotel is not just a hotel but also an attraction. It has been masterfully restored through passionate attention to details. We look forward to having you stay with us in our beautiful & grand Prince's Gate Hotel. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$108 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Princes Gate Rotorua
,
Hotel Princes Gate
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$108 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Princes Gate Rotorua
,
Hotel Princes Gate
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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Room & Suite (252)
Dining (98)
Pool & Beach (19)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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PennyW
12 December 2017|
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Response from Phila987 | Property representative |
Hi Penny yes hairdryer in every room Kind regards Phil
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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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Response from Phil A | Property representative |
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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Room Tips
"All the rooms are good .Walking distances to all places.Best are the Suites.Corner suites are larger and..."
mariamf796
9 Dec 2018
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"All rooms are good"
CARMEL_CValletta
2 Dec 2018
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"Go for a room on the first floor."
snaksipsnooze
7 Nov 2018
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"When booking specify if you want to be in the central part of the hotel"
dragon689
7 Nov 2018
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