Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort

Rated 7.8 in 3858 reviews. 30 rooms.


Rotorua’s only destination spa resort - Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort offers 4.5 star luxury hotel accommodation on the edge of Lake Rotorua. Onsite fine dining Mokoia Restaurant and internationally acclaimed Wai Ora Day Spa. 10 superior suites and 30 deluxe studios with complimentary wifi, room service, sauna , spas & pool.

Located on the shores of Lake Rotorua, this luxury hotel is just a 3-minute drive from Rotorua Airport. A free chauffeur is available and there is an outdoor swimming pool.

All accommodation includes a private balcony or courtyard. Free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV and DVD player are provided. Free parking is available for guests.

Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage and sauna in the resort's award-winning Wai Ora Day Spa. The outdoor pool overlooks the lake. There is also an indoor hot tub.

The classy Mokoia Restaurant serves fine dining, Pacific Rim cuisine using fresh local ingredients. Breakfast, high tea and lunch are also available.

The Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort is only a 7-minute drive from the city centre of Rotorua and is a short drive from Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and the Tikitere Hell’s Gate Thermal Pools.

Spa Facilities

  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap
  • Light therapy
  • Spa facilities
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Kids' pool
  • Beach
  • Sauna
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Open-air bath
  • Beauty Services
  • Facial treatments
  • Waxing services

Available Rooms

2 guests




  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room

    263 ft² Tea/Coffee maker Air conditioning Patio Soundproofing Room service
  • Superior Suite

    527 ft² Tea/Coffee maker Bath Air conditioning Hot tub Balcony Spa bath Soundproofing Room service
  • Suite with Lake View

    527 ft² Tea/Coffee maker Bath Air conditioning Hot tub Balcony Spa bath Soundproofing Room service

Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort

  1. Mokoia Restaurant

    Fine dining Rotorua style! Good food and service but fake candles and kitschy pictures on the walls.

    4 m from hotel
    77 Robinson Avenue, Holdens Bay

  2. All Seasons Family Park

    Make sure you bring your swimming gear as the pool is awesome. Watch out for the dinosaurs!!

    348 m from hotel

  3. Holdens Bay Top 10 Holiday Park

    Rude owner/host. Lucille is lovely though. No free hot pool like Rotorua top 10.

    0.7 km from hotel
    7 Stonebridge Park Dr

  4. McDonald's

    They have enough staff car parks, now they just need some staff.

    0.9 km from hotel
    2 Robinson Avenue

  5. Rotorua International Airport (ROT)

    Good coffee at the Robert Harris. Don't forget to pay the five dollar departure tax. :)

    1.7 km from hotel

  6. Robert Harris Coffee Roasters

    1.7 km from hotel

  7. Te Ngae Shopping Centre

    1.8 km from hotel
    Te Ngae Road

  8. Government Gardens

    Don't forget to explore the stunning gardens and activities along the left hand side as you walk down the drive.

    4.3 km from hotel
    Queens Dr.

  9. Tamaki Maori Experience

    This is the registration and ticket office, you get buses to and from your hotel to the actual village as part of the experience. Do it, it's great.

    4.5 km from hotel

  10. Rotorua Information Centre

    Very helpful staff and good info point.

    4.6 km from hotel
    1167 Fenton St.

  11. Rotorua Lakefront

    Nice view, place to relax

    4.6 km from hotel
    Lakefront Dr

  12. The Redwoods

    Stunning area to walk in.

    5.0 km from hotel
    Long Mile Rd