Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Lake end, Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand View map

Phone: +64 7 346 3888

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is the region's leading hotel, events and conference venue. Offering versatile conference facilities with modern interiors and features, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is located on the shores of Lake Rotorua, central to local cafes, attractions, the Convention Centre and Energy Events Centre. Novotel Rotorua Lakeside has seven meeting and event rooms, ranging in size with the largest offering capacity for 350 people. Also offering an extensive pre-function area suitable for trade exhibitions, catering or pre-event gatherings, your event will be supported by state of the art audio visual equipment, a professional and responsive conference team, and onsite support around the clock. If you are planning a wedding, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is an excellent wedding venue, offering three wedding and accommodation packages to suit your needs and budget.

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Room Capacities

Area m2
Batten 1 128 4.1 120 30 30 40 100 150
Batten 2 192 4.1 170 48 30 72 150 200
Batten 1 & 2 320 4.1 350 70 - 144 300 500
Rutherford 279 4.1 260 55 - 108 200 260
Mansfield 66 2.4 60 24 20 27 50 65
Blake Room 32 2.4 - - 12 - - -
Executive Boardroom 32 2.4 - - 12 - - -
Seddon 49 2.4 40 15 16 15 40 50
PFA - Pre Function Area 213 4.5 - - - - - 200


Novotel Rotorua Lakeside offers 199 modern, spacious and comfortable accommodation rooms and suites. All rooms feature a work desk, Wi-Fi connectivity, flat screen television, mini-bar and safe. Guests also have access to our fully equipped gym, indoor heated pool and geothermal plunge pools. In addition, ibis Rotorua is located adjacent to the Novotel, and offers 145 guest rooms.


  • Wi-Fi: Guest rooms, Conference rooms, Public Areas
  • Self Parking Facilities
  • Sauna
  • Fitness Centre
  • Air Conditioning in Guest Rooms
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Wellness spa

Food & Beverage Outlets

Atlas Restaurant
Monday - Sunday 6.30am - 10.30pm
Atlas Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner menus in a relaxed, spacious environment.  Conference groups can choose to have buffet lunch in the restaurant, and there is the option of a la carte dinner every evening or buffet dinner on Friday and Saturday.  

Clarkes Bar
Monday - Sunday 3.00pm - Late
Clarkes Bar is a contemporary space that is perfect for socialising or relaxing after a busy day of conference or activities.  Clarkes Bar features an indoor fireplace, and large outdoor courtyard area.



Step out of the meeting room into the trip of a lifetime.


Contract an event at any participating AccorHotels property in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and French Polynesia, and you could step out of your next meeting and into the adventure of a lifetime.


You could win an AccorHotels Gift Card valued at $1,000 each month, or the grand prize of a $10,000 travel credit to use throughout Asia Pacific. Plus, earn 5,000 Le Club AccorHotels bonus Rewards points with every event!*


Together let’s see where your heart leads you in 2019.


* For events booked before 31 July 2019 and held between 21 January 2019 and 31 January 2020. Terms & conditions apply.

Check availability for your next event by requesting a quote.