Accommodation is not included in the conference ticket price.  The Novotel Rotorua and neighbouring Ibis Hotel have reserved a limited number of rooms at preferential rates for conference delegates.  To obtain preferential room rates, book via the links below.

Accommodation cancellations are subject to the terms of the accommodation provider.


Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Hotel

Mid-scale hotel for business or family trips and the New Zealand Bar Association Annual Conference venue, enjoy 4.5-star comfort with the lake at your doorstep at Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Hotel. Rejuvenate in the spa's natural geothermal mineral pools and experience a delicious Maori hangi at Matariki. Your room is a calm haven with earthy colours, wood furniture and picture windows to make the most of the spectacular scenery at Novotel. Located in the heart of Rotorua township, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is the perfect base for adventure enthusiasts and families alike.

Click here for room options, pricing and to book!

If you want to look at family or adjoining rooms please call Novotel Lakeside Rotorua reservations on 07 346 3888.  Ensure you advise them that you are attending the conference to receive conference rates.


Ibis Rotorua Hotel

Economy hotel for business and leisure and situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Rotorua, this hotel offers tranquil surroundings with sensational views. Its central location is easily accessible to cafés, restaurants in nearby Eat Street. Stunning natural scenery and geothermal wonders makes this the ultimate destination. ibis guests also have access to the conference venue and other facilities at the adjacent Novotel Rotorua Lakeside.Conveniently positioned within the heart of Rotorua, with easy access to local attractions.

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Flights and transfers to and from the hotel/conference are not included. Please book your own travel or contact the NZBA's preferred travel agent, Corporate Traveller, for help. Flight cancellations are subject to the terms of the airline.

Rotorua Airport is located just eight kilometres south of the Rotorua CBD. All major rental car agencies have service desks located at Rotorua Airport and the airport is serviced by shuttles, taxis and bus services.  NZBA members can book rental cars  from Avis, Budget, Hetz and Thrifty at preferential rates. For more information on discounted rental car rates, click here.