Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort

Self Rated: 4.5 out of 5
77 Robinson Avenue, Holden's Bay, Rotorua, 3042, New Zealand
4.5 out of 5 rating 535 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort in Rotorua, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Lake Rotoiti and Tamaki Maori Village. This 4.5-star hotel is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from Polynesian Spa and 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from Skyline Rotorua.


Make yourself at home in one of the 30 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while DVD players and cable programming provide entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, 4 spa tubs, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can catch a ride on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 8 kilometers.


Grab a bite to eat at Mokoia Restaurant, a fine-dining restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Te Amorangi Museum - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Lake Rotoiti - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Whakarewarewa Hot Springs - 5.4 km / 3.4 mi
Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Rotorua Central Mall - 7.8 km / 4.8 mi
Rotorua Golf Club - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Racing Rotorua - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Rotorua Arts Village - 8 km / 5 mi
Tamaki Maori Village - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Rotorua Night Market - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Polynesian Spa - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) - 109.2 km / 67.9 mi

The preferred airport for Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort is Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • The seasonal pool will be open from January to December.

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 10:00 PM.

  • 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.

  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 50.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 7.50 and NZD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 40.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free area shuttle
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -Conference center
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Total number of rooms - 30
  • -Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • -Number of spa tubs - 4
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Year Built - 2007
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Sauna
  • -Steam room
  • -Garden