Best Venue for Hire in Rotorua

Lake Rotoiti, Okawa Bay, Rotorua, New Zealand

VR Conference & Incentive Venues

We offer unrivalled venue hire in Rotorua, from conferences to product launches, meetings, private events and social functions with personalised service. 

VR Rotorua Lake Resort has a multi-faceted combination of flexible services and facilities to provide outstanding event venues in Rotorua to meet your needs. 

Our unique lodge-inspired resort spreads over 7 acres of landscaped gardens offering a truly spectacular atmosphere to engage in business or pleasure. Take time away from the bustle of city life to appreciate the quiet country ambience and style that VR has to offer. 

Sit Back and Relax While We Take Care of Your Next Event

Function Rooms

The VR One and VR Two conference rooms both provide natural light, air-conditioning and French doors that can open up to allow fresh air or the option of an outside break such as morning or afternoon tea. Standard equipment is included with the options or extra equipment if needed. Up to 6 additional breakout rooms can be booked for small meetings.

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For all needs and budgets, our two Rotorua conference venues provide the optimum solution. You can tailor your venue package to suit your needs and budget, ensuring that you are always getting value for money. 

We have a wide range of facilities and amenities to make your next event a success. 

Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Rotoiti, the VR Lake Resort offers exceptional conference and incentive packages for your team. 



The Grill Restaurant with an adjoining poolside bar is a stunning venue for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a special event. With capacity for up to 90 diners, whether a small or large group, your guests will love the lake edge views of Okawa Bay, lodge inspired fine dining ambience, cozy log fire in Winter or alfresco dining options in Summer. A scrumptious range of a la carte and buffet options have been developed for the season, matched with wine chosen from quality vineyards and suppliers.

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Additional technical requirements can be arranged through a professional AV equipment company with backup & support. Please enquire for further details.

Themed Events and Out-Catering Options: If the big event calls, the VR Lake Resort works with professional event teaming companies and activity venues or attractions to create memorable & spectacular upscale experiences. Marquees can be set up on the lawn for the right occasion. Conditions apply.

Event Accommodation

If you’re looking for Rotorua conference venues with accommodation, you’ve reached the right place!

Located on the beautiful Lake Rotoiti and just 15 minutes from the CBD, VR Rotorua Resort is the perfect spot to unwind.

VR Rotorua Lake Resort features 42 stylish rooms, including 34 Superior Lake View Rooms, 6 Deluxe Garden View Rooms and 2 Suites.

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Rotorua Conference Venues for Private and Corporate Events 

VR Rotorua Lake Resorts have a range of options for conferences, private events, team-building activities and social gatherings for up to 150 guests. We are one of the few Rotorua conference venues with accommodation, providing your guests with comfy and spacious rooms to unwind after a day of meetings and activities. At VR Rotorua Lake Resort, we take care of all your needs, from food and accommodation to parking and Wi-Fi, leaving you free to concentrate entirely on your event.  

Let’s Work Out of The Office For A Few Days 

Keeping your team together and working remotely can help to boost productivity, creativity and collaboration. Off-site events can be an excellent way to help your team members connect with one another and recharge their batteries. Many of our clients say that opting for a function room in Rotorua with a natural setting invites freedom beyond the four walls of an office meeting room to get everyone to think outside the box. 

Whether it’s for a few days or a long weekend, team-building activities can help to foster healthy, supportive relationships between employees. Off-site events also have the benefit of providing an environment that is less distracting than working from your office. Here at VR Rotorua Lake Resort, our beautiful, landscaped garden and lake view offer a magnificent location with dedicated breakout rooms and plenty of outdoor space for team building. We also have a giant outdoor chess to keep your employees entertained during their lunch breaks. 

Venue for Hire in Rotorua 

Finding the right venue for hire in Rotorua for your conference is no small feat and making a good impression on your guests is critical. The place you pick for your event must be distinctive in order to draw more people.  

Whether you are organising a large conference for hundreds of attendees or a smaller seminar, we are more than happy to assist you in providing a venue or function room in Rotorua that matches your requirements exactly. In addition to our expertise, we are also happy to share our experiences with you.  

Fully Equipped Function Room Rotorua 

Our conference venue can accommodate all types of events, from small business meetings to large social gathers. All our event venues in Rotorua can be equipped with audio-visual equipment, data projectors and electronic whiteboards, making it simple to host any kind of event.  

Depending on the occasion, we can also transform our function rooms into more elegant settings with décor to match your style. We can even host your 21st birthday or a special anniversary with state-of-the-art function venues in Rotorua that are designed for a memorable experience for you and your guests.  

It is much easier and quicker to book a location with us than ever before! Just plan your agenda, set your budget, pick a date, and leave the rest to us. Don’t forget to let us know what conference facilities you’d require (e.g., whiteboards, flip charts, writing supplies, etc.).  

Let’s Work Together on Your Next Event! 

If you want to make the most of your conference, it’s important to find event venues in Rotorua that tick all the boxes. At VR Rotorua Lake Resort, we made it easy for you, providing you with the best venue hire in Rotorua, catering and accommodation all together for you and your guests, customers, partners and conference attendees.