Venue & Accommodation


Novotel Hotel Rotorua,Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, Rotorua, New Zealand.

The 4.5-star Novotel Hotel Rotorua is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Rotorua Airport in the heart of Rotorua township – just a short stroll from the stunning lakefront.

The conferencing area at the Novotel Hotel Rotorua is spacious and comfortable, allowing delegates the opportunity to listen, learn and socialise in a relaxed environment.

The Novotel Hotel Rotorua offers spacious and contemporary rooms which are a calm haven of earthy colours, wood furniture and picture windows


Preferential rates have been secured at the Novotel Hotel Rotorua. It is strongly recommended that you book your accommodation prior to October 13, 2021, to ensure you gain the negotiated rates.

Prices are in New Zealand Dollars, GST inclusive and are listed as per room, per night and based on single, twin or double occupancy unless otherwise stated. These preferential room only rates are not inclusive of breakfast.

Should you require any changes to your accommodation bookings, please contact the Conference Managers directly, and not the Hotel by email or phone +64 7 823 1910.

For booking inquiries and changes to your reservation at The Prince’s Gate Hotel, please contact the Hotel directly.

Novotel Lakeside

Spacious and contemporary rooms at the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside are a calm haven of earthy colours, wood furniture and picture windows.

The room rates listed are ROOM ONLY and included 15% GST.

Lake View: $239 per room, per night
City View: $219 per room, per night

Rooms are available to book through via the online registration form

Prince's Gate Hotel

This sophisticated boutique hotel in a restored 19th-century building, located in the heart of Rotorua and only a 7-minute walk from the Novotel Hotel Rotorua. The elegant, refined rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffee making facilities.

The room rates listed are ROOM ONLY and included 15% GST, are non-refundable, and subject to availability. Rates valid until 19 October or until rooms are sold out.

Snug & Classic Rooms: $169 per room, per night
Estate & Designer Rooms $189 per room, per night

To access the special rates, email or phone +64 7 348 1179 and ask for reservations.

Travel to and from Rotorua

Rotorua is well connected to the Bay of Plenty and the rest of New Zealand through a network of air and road links such as coaches and shuttles that run frequently and connect to almost all major North Island cities.

Rotorua has a compact CBD and a comprehensive public transport system – so getting around Rotorua is easy.

The city is a leisurely 2.5-hour drive, or 45 minute flight, from Auckland, and a 5.5 hour drive, or 1 hour flight, from New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington.

Rotorua Airport is only 10 minutes from the CBD with a regular bus service running to and from the Airport throughout the day.  

Visit for further information. 

It is our pleasure to invite you to the inaugural NZ Sepsis Conference 2021: Challenges for New Zealand to be held at the Novotel, in Rotorua from November 18-20.

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