Kowhai & Colonial Motel


1232 Ranolf Street, Rotorua, New Zealand

ExcellentBased on 1,218 reviews


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Kowhai & Colonial Motel Information

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Kowhai & Colonial Motel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on 30 November 2023.
Kowhai & Colonial Motel provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Rotorua. It also offers a Jacuzzi, room service and an outdoor pool.

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Good to know

To City Centre0.2 km
Nearest airportRotorua
Distance to airport6.9 km


Check-in time15:00
Check-out time10:00
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+64 7348 4490

Amenities at Kowhai & Colonial Motel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Wine glasses
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Electric kettle
  • Radio
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Cribs available
  • Feather pillow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Fold-up bed
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Heated pool
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Oven
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hot tub
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • Additional toilet
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Stovetop
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Cleaning products
  • Cleaning products
  • Dustbins
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Conditioner
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Kitchen
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Pool table


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available

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Reviews for Kowhai & Colonial Motel

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Where is Kowhai & Colonial Motel?

Find the exact location and address of Kowhai & Colonial Motel in Rotorua, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on 30 November 2023.

Most popular landmarks

Kuirau Park0.5 km
Polynesian Spa0.9 km
Lake Okareka10.0 km
Lake Tarawera19.0 km
Springfield Golf Club2.1 km
Rotorua Golf Club2.7 km

FAQs when booking at Kowhai & Colonial Motel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding bookings, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Kowhai & Colonial Motel. FAQs were last updated on 30 November 2023.

How close is Kowhai & Colonial Motel to the nearest airport, Rotorua Airport?

The distance between the closest airport, Rotorua Airport, and Kowhai & Colonial Motel is 6.9 km and the expected drive time is about 0h 05m. Your drive time between the two can vary based on the time of day and traffic trends of the area.

What is the best way for guests to get from Rotorua Airport to Kowhai & Colonial Motel?

For the most freedom while visiting Rotorua, consider hiring a car for about $124/day and parking it at Kowhai & Colonial Motel where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Rotorua Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost-effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at Kowhai & Colonial Motel?

Yes. Many people visiting Rotorua look for a hotel with a pool. Kowhai & Colonial Motel has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regard to pool usage.

What is the Kowhai & Colonial Motel phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +64 7348 4490 to talk to a Kowhai & Colonial Motel front desk representative.

Does Kowhai & Colonial Motel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Kowhai & Colonial Motel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Kowhai & Colonial Motel?

Kowhai & Colonial Motel has a normal check-in time of after 15:00, and check-out time of before 10:00.

How much does it cost to stay at Kowhai & Colonial Motel, Rotorua?

Prices at Kowhai & Colonial Motel will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $173, though some users have found rates as low as $129. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Does Kowhai & Colonial Motel have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Kowhai & Colonial Motel. Guests can also use ironing facilities.

How far is Kowhai & Colonial Motel from Polynesian Spa?

Polynesian Spa in Rotorua is 0.9 km away from Kowhai & Colonial Motel.

Is Kowhai & Colonial Motel close to Rotorua International Stadium?

Walking distance - there’s 3 km between Rotorua International Stadium and Kowhai & Colonial Motel.

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