Room Rates and Long Term Special Rates

Standard Rates

- for periods more than 1 month (payable 2 weeks in advance)

# Rate Type Per week Cost
# 1 Single $170.00
# 2 Twin Share (per person) $140.00
# 3 Triple Share (per person) $130.00

Special Long Stay Rates

- 6 weeks but less than 6 months (pre-paid in total)

# Rate Type Per week Cost
# 3 Single (if available) $165.00
# 4 Twin Share (per person) $135.00
# 5 Triple Share (per person) $130.00

Extra Special Long Stay

- 6 months or more (pre-paid in total)

# Rate Type Per week Cost
# 7 Single (if available) $160.00
# 8 Twin Share (per person) $130.00
# 9 Triple Share (per person) $125.00

Short Term Rates

- up to 1 month (if available)

# Rate Type Per week Cost
# 10 Twin Share (per week) $175.00

Bookings through Waiariki Institute of Technology

- bookings made by international students (pre-paid in total)

# Rate Type Per week Cost
# A One Semester (20 weeks) $2700.00
# B 6 Months $3380.00

All the above fees cover full accommodation other than food
(refer to details here)


  • All long term students shall provide a bond of $150 on or before arrival. This will be refunded on departure, providing all terms and conditions of residence have been met.
  • All rates are GST inclusive.
  • The Management reserves the right to amend rates at any time and notify resident accordingly.
    Group rates for student agents may be negotiated.
  • Once committed to accommodation as per the rates above, a no-refund policy applies, other than on compassionate or sickness grounds, where a refund decision by the Directors will be final.
  • Bonds and Refund - If you pay, you stay.
  • Internet & Phone Usage - rates are very reasonable, enquire on arrival.


Contact the Residential Manager on +64 7 350 2550 or email us to secure your place.

Waiariki House provides long-term accommodation for students, international and from New Zealand, studying in Rotorua. If you require short-term accommodation, whether it be for you or visitng friends and family, check out Rotorua Planet Backpackers.