Central & Thermal

Aerial drone shot of accommodation. Outdoor pool with palm trees and lake in background.
In the heart of where it’s happening, you’ll find Aura Accommodation. Our central location means we’re close to just about everything. Experience Rotorua’s unique geothermal gifts with us too, by cooking dinner in our steam box or soaking in our mineral pools.

Sustainable & Responsible

Compost sign in the garden.
We have an unwavering desire to improve our practice, reduce our footprint on our planet, and inspire and educate our guests while doing so. Sustainability is what we’re all about. Be a part of supporting local charities, get involved in our waste reducing initiatives, and know that we run off renewable energy from the sun and earth.

Relaxed & Friendly

Two people in an outdoor pool at nighttime.
Crank up the BBQ, let the family splash in the pool and enjoy your home away from home. Have our friendly and helpful team share their Rotorua knowledge, and help you truly connect with all the unique experiences our region has to offer.

Central & Thermal

Aerial drone shot of accommodation. Outdoor pool with palm trees and lake in background.
In the heart of where it’s happening, you’ll find Aura Accommodation. Our central location means we’re close to just about everything. Experience Rotorua’s unique geothermal gifts with us too, by cooking dinner in our steam box or soaking in our mineral pools.

Sustainable & Responsible

Compost sign in the garden.
We have an unwavering desire to improve our practice, reduce our footprint on our planet, and inspire and educate our guests while doing so. Sustainability is what we’re all about. Be a part of supporting local charities, get involved in our waste reducing initiatives, and know that we run off renewable energy from the sun and earth.

Relaxed & Friendly

Two people in an outdoor pool at nighttime.
Crank up the BBQ, let the family splash in the pool and enjoy your home away from home. Have our friendly and helpful team share their Rotorua knowledge, and help you truly connect with all the unique experiences our region has to offer.
Here are the top 6 reasons guests choose to stay with us. But, everyone that comes always finds even more to keep them raving.

Needing some inspiration?

Have a read through our latest blogs to make your Rotorua holiday the best trip ever.
1 Knowledgeable Staff
"The service from beginning to end was truly exceptional and utterly unique."
Kersti, August 2021
2 Best Quiet Location
“We are about to leave this little gem of a motel situated in the best part of Rotorua. Aura is a stone’s throw from the lake and very close to Eat Streat.”
Dale, July 2021
3 Swimming All Year Round
“Pool was 5 star and could not keep the kids out.”
Bill, October 2021
4 Perfect Biking Base
“Came for a mountain bike weekend with friends, secure bike storage, washing station, trail maps and a short ride to the forest - an easy stay for bikers.”
Amy, October 2021
5 Rooms to Suit Everyone
“Our room was really clean and comfortable with everything we needed for a comfortable stay.”
Nikau, September 2021
6 Sustainable
“Hats off to you guys for all your kindness to the environment too!”
Cathy, July 2021
Three mountain bikers on top of lookout, overlooking lake

First time Mountain Biking Rotorua!

Rotorua is known as the mecca of Mountain Biking – there is so many fantastic trails and tracks to do, it can almost be overwhelming as to where to begin. Here is our recommendations for those first time Mountain Bikers,

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Front of Aura Accommodation

Five years of Aura Accommodation

9th of December fell on a Friday back in 2016. It was uncomfortably warm in the sun. While most were knocking off early to enjoy a cold beverage, we were dripping with sweat, cursing the fact we’d decided on a

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Here are the top 6 reasons guests choose to stay with us. But, everyone that comes always finds even more to keep them raving.
1 Knowledgeable Staff
"The service from beginning to end was truly exceptional and utterly unique."
Kersti, August 2021
2 Best Quiet Location
“We are about to leave this little gem of a motel situated in the best part of Rotorua. Aura is a stone’s throw from the lake and very close to Eat Streat.”
Dale, July 2021
3 Swimming All Year Round
“Pool was 5 star and could not keep the kids out.”
Bill, October 2021
4 Perfect Biking Base
“Came for a mountain bike weekend with friends, secure bike storage, washing station, trail maps and a short ride to the forest - an easy stay for bikers.”
Amy, October 2021
5 Rooms to Suit Everyone
“Our room was really clean and comfortable with everything we needed for a comfortable stay.”
Nikau, September 2021
6 Sustainable
“Hats off to you guys for all your kindness to the environment too!”
Cathy, July 2021

Needing some inspiration?

Have a read through our latest blogs to make your Rotorua holiday the best trip ever.
Three mountain bikers on top of lookout, overlooking lake

First time Mountain Biking Rotorua!

Rotorua is known as the mecca of Mountain Biking – there is so many fantastic trails and tracks to do, it can almost be overwhelming as to where to begin. Here is our recommendations for those first time Mountain Bikers,

Read More »
Front of Aura Accommodation

Five years of Aura Accommodation

9th of December fell on a Friday back in 2016. It was uncomfortably warm in the sun. While most were knocking off early to enjoy a cold beverage, we were dripping with sweat, cursing the fact we’d decided on a

Read More »

Committed to our environment

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Total Donated by Send your Service Initiative
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Percentage of Total Waste Composted Last Month
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Percentage of Total Waste Diverted from Landfill Last Month