Venue Hire Rotorua

Are you seeking a function space to hold 12 board members or 3000 delegates? A conference hall in a 5-star hotel? Or an open-air rural setting with fabulous views?

Whatever Rotorua venue hire you’re looking for, you’ll find an amazing range to suit any event here.

Finding the Perfect Setting for Your Event - Our Top Picks:

Skyline Rotorua

Skyline Rotorua offers three beautiful event venues for hire - each with its own individual benefits and iconic views - perfect for weddings, work conferences, dinner shows and more.

Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar:

One of the most scenic Rotorua venues is Stratosfare Restaurant, perched atop Mt Ngongotaha. This venue is suitable for every occasion that seeks style, ambience and delicious New Zealand cuisine. Enjoy a magnificent buffet, emphasising locally sourced meat, seafood, and fresh produce.

Hidden Forest:

Skyline Rotorua's Hidden Forest Venue With Fairy Lights.
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A purpose-built marquee that can accommodate 250 guests sits amongst towering Redwood giants and is accessible only by the Luge. This unique venue and dining experience will undoubtedly wow your guests.

Volcanic Hills Winery Tasting Room:

Customer Enjoying a wine tasting at Volcanic Hills Tasting Room.
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Volcanic Hills is located atop Mt Ngongotaha, with 180° views of the city. This venue can cater to small executive gatherings or intimate cocktail parties. Enjoy a premium dining experience accompanied by gold medal wines.

Peppers on the Point Rotorua

A beautiful U shaped table setting at Peppers on the Point Rotorua.
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Hold your next event at Peppers on the Point for a unique space with timeless appeal. Located in the local area on the banks of Lake Rotorua, this former 1930’s mansion features a relaxed atmosphere with a touch of luxury.

Choose from three venue styles. A non-denominational chapel, suitable for fine dining lunches, wedding receptions, conferences and wellness retreats. The Conservatory caters for informal meetings and formal dinners. Finally, the Villa Apartment features a large entertainer’s kitchen and is ideal for hosting cocktail parties or cooking classes.

Holiday Inn Rotorua

A meeting setup with circle tables in the Pohutu conference and events centre at the Holiday Inn Rotorua.
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Are you looking for a conference space with on-site accommodation? The Holiday Inn offers seven well-lit meeting spaces for hire. All rooms feature modern facilities and technology, and jaw-dropping views.

Holiday Inn Rotorua also presents cultural performances for an unforgettable experience. Enjoy Māori singing, dancing and legend-telling in the purpose-built theatre. Combined with a mouth-watering contemporary New Zealand feast with drinks is sure to delight and amaze your delegates.

If you need help with your event planning, contact the hotel to hire the services of a specialist conference team.

Terrace Kitchen

Terrace Kitchen offers three distinctive spaces for hire.

Tonic Bar:

The Tonic Bar at The Terrace Rotorua.
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This breathtaking private location is ideal for celebrations, meetings, lunches, and dinners. Enjoy a lively atmosphere with fresh decor as your guests savour tray serviced canapés, sharing platters or a degustation menu. Seats 32, entertainment and AV equipment available by request.

Dining Room:

Dining Room area at The Terrace Rotorua.
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The Dining Room is a luminous space ideal for weddings, conference dinners, product launches and private parties. With a seating capacity of 70, the innovative, tailored menu offers canapés, platters to share and 2-3 set courses.


The Porch & Backyard:

Backyard and porch area of The Terrace Rotorua.
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Make the most of the glorious NZ weather and spend your event outdoors. The thermally heated porch features a retractable roof, and a large marquee adorns the backyard.

Ideal for any occasion, planners can customise the meals consisting of canapés, share platters or a 2-3 set course.

Blue Baths

Terrace Kitchen’s sister restaurant accommodates wedding ceremonies, gigs, concerts and shows.

Situated in Government Gardens, Blue Baths is surrounded by native bush and geothermal pools. This stunning venue hosts private functions with two spaces for hire.

Social Room:

An intimate wedding setup in the Social Room at the Blue Baths in Rotorua.
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Seating 60, enjoy an art deco ambience in an elegant, sunny setting. Choose from sharing platters, tray serviced canapes, or tailored and degustation menus.

Lido Lounge:

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This spectacular 600 sq metre lounge seats 320. Access Lido from the Foyer or via the Museum Gallery, where trellis bi-fold doors lead to a picturesque backdrop, especially when lit up at night. On-site catering tailors to your occasion, dietary requirements and budget.

Energy Events Centre

An empty Energy Events Centre prepares for a packed conference event with seats arranged facing three screens.
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The Energy Events Centre is a versatile venue ready to host your next conference, meeting, exhibition or banquet.

The centre sits on the edge of Lake Rotorua within Government Gardens. The venue provides free car parking, ten spaces for hire with a capacity to host up to 4000, and comprehensive services to suit your event.

Looking for more great places to spend the day with colleagues, friends or family?

Once your event is over, spend some time exploring the fantastic offerings of Rotorua. Take a look at the Skyline blog for more exciting things to do in New Zealand. We hope to see you soon!   

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