Rotorua Millennium Hotel & Spa – Review

Rotorua Millennium Hotel

Amongst Rotorua’s many hotels and motels, the Millennium Hotel Rotorua is one of the few Hotels conveniently located in the CBD a short distance from excellent activities such as Polynesian Spa, Rotorua Museum and Govt Gardens.

An added bonus is the easy walk to “Eat Street” Rotorua’s go-to spot for Restaurants, Bars and Cafe’s.

Millennium Hotel Rotorua, contact phone number (07) 347 1234

Physical address: 1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua

Redwood Grove Walking Tracks

The Millennium Hotel is ideally positioned for a gentle stroll through Government Gardens then along the Rotorua Lake Front to your chosen Restaurant or Bar in Eat Street.

There is also a good possibility of  Last Minute Hotel Deals

For the more energetic among you, Redwood Grove walking tracks and mountain bike tracks are just a short distance away – you can ride or walk there without crossing the main road!

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The Hotel has a total of  227  rooms it is rated as a  4-star hotel with 3 room grades, some rooms have views of Lake Rotorua.

Superior Room

Standard features you would expect from a 4-star chain hotel.

All the rooms in Millennium Rotorua are on the small side if you are traveling as a couple it should be fine, but if with kids or extended family it would become an issue with very little personal space.

The decour is pleasant with muted pastels colours, a little dated but the rooms are comfortable…

  • Marble bathrooms
  • Air-conditioningMillennium Hotel Rotorua
  • Minibar and refrigerator
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Internet access – Not Free
  • Sky TV
  • Personalized message and early morning wake up service
  • Work desk
  • Radio/alarm
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board

Superior Plus Room

The sole difference between Superior Rooms and Superior Plus Rooms seems to be the balcony offering views overlooking Lake Rotorua.

A small advantage, but still nice I guess?

The facilities and decor inside the rooms are the same.

  • Marble bathrooms
  • Air-conditioningMillennium Hotel Rotorua
  • Minibar and refrigerator
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Broadband internet access – Not Free
  • Work desk
  • Sky TV
  • Personalized voice message and wake up service
  • Radio / alarm
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board

Club Rooms

Complimentary use of the Millennium Hotel Club Lounge and Business Facilities.

Ideal for the business or corporate traveler, continental breakfast in the morning, and bar service in the evenings.

Millennium Hotel Club Rooms

Millennium Hotel Club Rooms are situated on the fifth floor they are slightly larger than standard rooms but the fittings and decor show no real improvement over the standard rooms.

Many of the Club Rooms have a balcony with lake views.

The entire Club Floor is a smoke-free and child-free area – something to be aware of if traveling with your kids.

  • Marble bathrooms
  • Wool throwsMillennium Hotel Rotorua
  • Air conditioning
  • High-speed internet access – Not Free!
  • Minibar and refrigerator
  • Work desk
  • Satellite TV,
  • Radio/alarm personalized voicemail and wake up calls
  • Bathrobes for use during your stay
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board

Millinnium Rotorua Spa Facilities

One area that the Millennium Rotorua really shines is it’s Spa Facilities and Geothermally Heated Pools.

The covered all-weather pool is great for relaxing after a hard day mountain biking or trekking around tourist attractions.

As well the children and toddler pools are perfect for entertaining your kids when you run out idea’s or the weather turns bad,

Note: It appears the main pool, on occasion, has restricted use – you often can’t use the pool in the evening or mornings due to the Maori Cultural Show or when large groups are using the restaurant.

“There’s a beautiful pool in the hotel but from 6 pm it was reserved for group dinner. It was also reserved  for group breakfast from early morning. We didn’t have a chance to use it.”

Beauty Treatments

Private and communal spa pools, saunas and a heated all-weather swimming pool available.

The Hotel Spa offers several beauty treatments…

  • Day Spa for massage, Body and Beauty treatments
  • 15 meter thermally heated swimming pool under an all-weather retractable roof
  • Children’s pool/toddlers’ pool
  • Saunas
  • Private Spas
  • Communal Spas
  • Changing facilities, showers, and lockers
  • Gymnasium.

Enjoy the Millennium Hotel Spa for beauty and massage treatments, experienced in-house therapists offer a range of treatments …

  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Rotorua Thermal Mud Body Wraps
  • Brow shape
  • Brow and eyelash tinting
  • Waxing
  • Massage – Therapeutic, Relaxation, Aromatherapy, Hot Stones.

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A  4-star hotel in a great location situated in the heart of Rotorua, which gives you access to all that this city has to offer.

The Business Center offers full secretarial services with professional executive support as well as conference facilities for up to 400 delegates or seven meeting rooms of various sizes.

Non-smoking and rooms for guests with disabilities are available as is 24-hour room service.

Free Parking

The Millennium has two restaurants and a bar, there are 100 free off-street parking spots available which is great compared to most hotels, but parking can be difficult to find if the hotel is full.

The Millennium Rotorua Hotel has comfortable rooms,  they are decorated in muted warm tones with a homely feel.

If you are wanting true luxury in Rotorua you will need to look at Luxury Lodges or Luxury Spa’s – be prepared to pay a lot more for your room.

When traveling with children it is sometimes difficult to find a hotel suitable for the whole family Rotorua Millennium is for the most part “Child-Friendly” they have babysitters, heated pools for all ages as well as children’s menus in the restaurant.

Rotorua is widely known for its unique steamy attractions.

Located right in the center of this amazing City – The Rotorua Millennium gives you easy walking access to many of these Must-See Rotorua City Attractions.

Author: Ian

Based in Rotorua with an interest in Photography, Deer Hunting, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Kayaking and Travel... Our aim is to provide you with travel tips and all the local knowledge you need to discover amazing natural locations throughout New Zealand...

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