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Warning: Fraudulent websites and booking agencies
Please be aware of the proliferation of fraudulent websites impersonating legitimate conference websites and posing as booking agencies. For your safety we advise all attendees to only use the official conference website for all conference related bookings; accommodation, trade exhibition and registration. Conferences & Events Ltd is the official accommodation agency for all hotel rooms that have been secured. Any other organisation contacting you to offer hotel rates should be ignored – they are most likely a scam and highly likely to result in you losing any money you pay to them. 

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We are delighted to have been able to get fantastic rates with some of Rotorua's main providers.

Please read the details for each hotel below and how to make your booking.

We’d like to encourage you to all stay at the conference hotels as this will mean that everyone’s in the same place giving more opportunity for you to network with new friends outside of the conference hours.

Please note all rates are per room per night, excluding breakfast and including GST.

Hotel   Distance from venueWebsiteHow to Book  
Prince's Gate Boutique Hotel
0.4 km
Book Here
Booking reference CONF1
Sudima Lake Rotorua
0.6 kmWebsiteBooking made directly with the hotel 
Millennium Hotel Rotorua
0.7 km
Book Here
Booking reference  IAVCEI
Rock Solid Backpackers
- Student recommendation
0.9 kmWebsiteBook Here
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
1.0 kmWebsiteBooking made directly with the hotel
ibis Rotorua1.2 kmWebsite
Booking made directly with the hotel

Other accommodation options

Motel: Check out some lower budget Motel options as recommended by Destination Rotorua:

Holiday Homes/AirBnBs: RotoruaNZ have vetted these homes


Address: 1057 Arawa Street                                                                                      Website: View                                                                                                                      Phone:    +64 7 348 1179

The historically boutique Prince’s Gate Hotel offers an extensive range of convenient facilities and a strong commitment to a tradition of true hospitality. With 51 rooms to choose from, two superb dining venues, on-site bar, live entertainment, thermal pools and sauna, our private hotel delivers all of the 4.5 star amenities to ensure that your stay at our Rotorua accommodation is a treasured memory. The Prince’s Gate Hotel promises to deliver an elegant and comfortable experience to our guests through our impressive range of facilities and the assortment of luxurious rooms that we have to offer. It makes the perfect venue for celebrations and our range of event and function facilities will suit every type of occasion. You can be assured of being personally pampered in beautiful surroundings, with a committed team at the helm offering a warm welcome, superb food, peace and quiet or alternatively activities and adventures to enthral you. We continue to offer the pleasures of a beautiful old house, a roaring fire and a refreshing cup of tea, and can also arrange many activities and adventures to do whilst you enjoy your stay with us..

Breakfast:                   $30 per person

Parking:                       Free

Distance to venue:    5 min. walk

Make a reservation:  call +64 7 348 1179 or email and use the booking code "CONF1"


Address:  1000 Eruera Street                                                                                        Website:  View                                                                                                                    Phone:     +64 7 348 1174

You can’t get any closer to the lake, Sudima Lake Rotorua sits right on the shore offering breath-taking vistas across the water. It’s also just a short stroll from Rotorua's vibrant CBD and Convention & Events Centre. This well-appointed home-away-from-home has all the facilities and features you’d expect from a Qualmark 4-star hotel, as well as a few that set it apart, like the heated pool & spas, and options to experience a Māori hāngī (traditional method of cooking) and cultural show.

Room type:               Superior King/Twin room

Breakfast:                   $20.00 per person

Parking:                       Free 

Distance to venue:    9 min. walk

Make a reservation:   Booking made directly with hotel


Address:  1270 Hinemaru Street                                                                                          Website:  View                                                                                                                Phone:     +64 7 349 9634

Welcome to the Millennium Hotel, Rotorua’s premier Qualmark rated 4.5 star deluxe hotel. Located beside Lake Rotorua and just a three minute stroll to the Energy Events Centre, Sir Howard Morrison Centre, CBD and adjacent to the world famous Polynesian Spa. The hotel is home to the Restaurant Nikau which specialises in enticing and imaginative cuisine with dinner and lunch menus that showcase fresh New Zealand produce. For an alfresco, resort-style breakfast or casual lunch beside the pool, the Brasserie Poolside Restaurant is a perfect place to start the day. Relax in Bar Zazu, a snazzy bar setting the scene for pre-dinner cocktails.

Millennium Rotorua offers 227 premium rooms with scenic views over Lake Rotorua, the historic Government Gardens and the hotel’s own native courtyard. Rooms are equipped with one king bed or two queen beds and room features include wireless internet, flat screen TV, working desk, in-room safe and 24 hour room service.

Room type:                "Run of the House" rooms

Breakfast:                   $25 per person

Parking:                       Free, subject to availability

Distance to venue:    9 min. walk

Make a reservation: call +64 7 349 9634 or email and reference AMN10 when booking.


Address:  1140 Hinemoa Street                                                                                        Website:  View                                                                                                                    Phone:     +64 7 282 2053

Rock Solid Backpackers and group accommodation located in downtown Rotorua is a great place to relax, unwind and take in the great views of the indoor climbing wall or step outside and enjoy the local shopping and the food market held every Thursday evening. We have the perfect set up for a family while exploring the local region or book a group in to our brand new premium  group accommodation opened in 2019. On rainy days stay inside and watch a movie at the Basement Cinema that is located in our building or give the climbing wall a go. We even have beauty therapy and hair salon located downstairs. No WINZ or emergency housing is offered. Book direct with us to access student discounts and we are members of The Backpacker Group and Explore Our Backyard that offer special deals.  So many reasons to choose us as your favorite budget accommodation in Rotorua.

Room type:                Dorm Rooms

Room rate:                 From $30.00 per night

Distance to venue:    12 min. walk

Make a reservation: Book Here


Address: Tutanekai Street                                                                                    Website: View                                                                                                              Phone:    +64 7 346 3888

Check in to 4.5-star comfort with the lake at your doorstep at Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Hotel. Rejuvenate in the spa's natural geothermal mineral pools and experience a delicious dinner in our Atlas Restaurant. Then retire to your room - a calm haven with earthy colours, wood furniture and picture windows - and soak in the spectacular scenery at Novotel.

Conveniently located just 15-minutes from Rotorua Airport in the heart of Rotorua township, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is the perfect base for adventure enthusiasts and families alike to see all that New Zealand's geothermal capital has to offer. Take a short stroll to the lakefront to ride the thrilling Kawarau Jet on Lake Rotorua. Hop on nearby public transport to visit the cultural and geothermal wonders at Te Puia. Or enjoy the adrenaline-pumping action of the luge at Rotorua Skyline.

Just steps from Eat Streat bars and restaurants also only a short walk from the awe-inspiring lakefront, the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Hotel is in the heart of the cultural and geothermal marvel that is Rotorua.

Breakfast:                    Breakfast à la carte

Parking:                        Free

Distance to venue:    12 min. walk

Make a reservation: Booking made directly with the hotel


Address: Rangiuru Street                                                                                Website: View                                                                                                                      Phone:    +64 7 346 3999

Situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Rotorua, this hotel offers tranquil surroundings with sensational views of the stunning natural scenery and geothermal wonders. With a central location that provides easy access to cafés, restaurants, and the Energy Events Convention Centre, there's plenty to enjoy at the ibis Rotorua Hotel. Idyllic nature and geothermal pools makes this the ultimate destination. ibis guests have access to conference rooms and other facilities at the adjacent Novotel Rotorua.

Just a short stroll from the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua, ibis Rotorua is a fantastic accommodation option for guests seeking affordable comfort in the heart of New Zealand's geothermal resort town, and just 15-minutes from the airport. Conveniently positioned within the heart of Rotorua, you'll have easy access to local attractions, including Te Puia's geothermal valley and Maori Pa and cultural experience, Skyline Luge, rejuvenating day spas, historic Blue Baths and Rotorua Museum.

Rotorua is the cultural and geothermal centre of New Zealand. Natural hot springs draw in travellers looking to relax, while the stunning vistas will take any guest's breath away.

Breakfast:                    $25 per person

Parking:                        Free

Distance to venue:    15 min. walk

Make a reservation: Booking made directly with the hotel


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                 Conferences & Events Ltd

                    Conference Manager: Amy Abel
                             Tel: +64  4 384 1511

This event is organised by Conferences & Events Ltd, Wellington, Auckland, Nelson & Nationwide.  We are a New Zealand business.