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1 room, 2 adults

Kowhai and Colonial Motel

3-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
1232 Ranolf Street, Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand

3-star motel with outdoor pool, near Tamaki Maori Village
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great pool
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Vibe is not too good
Amenities are not the best

Kowhai and Colonial Motel

from £59

What’s around Kowhai and Colonial Motel


  • Tamaki Maori Village - 11-minute walk
  • Polynesian Spa - 12-minute walk
  • Rotorua Night Market - 6-minute walk
  • Rotorua Central Mall - 8-minute walk
  • Kuirau Park - 8-minute walk
  • Eat Street - 9-minute walk
  • Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre - 9-minute walk
  • Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre - 9-minute walk

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) 14-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 18 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Korean

In the room

Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop

Kowhai and Colonial Motel’s small print

Also known as

  • Kowhai Colonial Motel Rotorua
  • Kowhai Colonial Motel
  • Kowhai Colonial Rotorua
  • Kowhai Colonial
  • Kowhai Colonial Motel Rotorua
  • Kowhai and Colonial Motel Motel
  • Kowhai and Colonial Motel Rotorua
  • Kowhai and Colonial Motel Motel Rotorua

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

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 Kowhai and Colonial Motel

  • Is there a pool at Kowhai and Colonial Motel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Kowhai and Colonial Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Kowhai and Colonial Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Kowhai and Colonial Motel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 8 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 19 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Welcoming and modern
A lovely motel, run well by the owners. Very friendly and welcoming service, the room was big and modern. I loved the detail in the beverages (eco-friendly and sustainable). Good location with access to Massey University and the city centre. Would definitely stay here again.
Ines, au2 night business trip

Kowhai and Colonial Motel

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