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1 room, 2 adults

New Castle Motor Lodge

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Great for families

Good to know

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge
18 Ward Avenue, Rotorua, 03201, New Zealand

City centre motel within easy reach of Polynesian Spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Fridge
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Great location
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Fantastic service

New Castle Motor Lodge

  • Studio, Accessible
  • Studio, Jetted Tub
  • Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

What’s around New Castle Motor Lodge


  • Heart of Rotorua
  • Polynesian Spa - 29-minute walk
  • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs - 3-minute walk
  • Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village - 10-minute walk
  • Rotorua Golf Club - 11-minute walk
  • Racing Rotorua - 13-minute walk
  • Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute - 22-minute walk
  • Springfield Golf Club - 24-minute walk

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) 10-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 16 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Bowling alley on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built – 2005
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

New Castle Motor Lodge’s small print

Also known as

  • New Castle Motor Lodge Rotorua
  • New Castle Motor Lodge Motel Rotorua
  • New Castle Motor Lodge
  • New Castle Motor Rotorua
  • New Castle Motor
  • New Castle Motor Hotel Rotorua
  • New Castle Motor Lodge Motel
  • New Castle Motor Lodge Rotorua
  • New Castle Motor Lodge Motel Rotorua
  • New Castle Motor Lodge Rotorua


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 50

Cots/Infant beds are available for NZD 20.0 per stay

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

FAQs for New Castle Motor Lodge

  • Are pets allowed at New Castle Motor Lodge?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at New Castle Motor Lodge?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at New Castle Motor Lodge?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of NZD 50 (subject to availability).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 160 reviews

Good 6.0
Ok but would not rate it as high as others have.
Room was ok just a little dark. Needs some upgrading and would benefit from air con.
Raymond, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic service
Staff were extremely helpful throughout our stay and the animal fairy lights made me smile every time I saw them!
David, gbFamily trip
Very good 8.0
Good stay
Weekend stay, overall good the hotel is basic but clean with a few dated areas, room was big and facilities to make tea and prepare some food were available which was good. Location was excellent just a short drive to city centre.
Neil, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent stay
Received an upgrade just because. The room was amazing.
us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
An enjoyable stay at the New Castle Motor Lodge
Big and very clean room with all its first class in-room facilities (kitchen, towel, bathroom, wifi etc.) Very nice location and its surrounding, very close to the city center.
Harry, nz1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
H in rotorua
Good small hotel. Clean and fresh. not a lot in the immediate area but is only a short easy drive into town.
howard, nz2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Good-sized, clean rooms: excellent bathroom; no wi-fi problems; situated in a quiet area close to Whakarewarewa. The staff were friendly & helpful. On arrival, we discovered they'd booked #104 for us. But, since my partner & sister-in-law are Chinese, we appreciated that there was no problem giving us a same-sized suite with a better number.
us1 night family trip
Fair 4.0
I paid for a unit with a spa bath but it was turned off so I was unable to use by 9.30pm.
us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wish we stayed longer - cute and clean
SUPER cute and clean. wish we could have stayed a bit longer here!
ashley, us1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Good Clean units
Keith, nz2 night business trip

New Castle Motor Lodge

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