Putaruru Arms Motel

Putaruru Arms is a 19 unit motel situated in the heart of the Waikato only a 10 minute drive to the beautiful Te Waihou Walkway and Blue Springs and 30 minutes to World Famous Hobbiton.

The motel is on the main road south being 45 minutes to Rotorua, 1 hour to Taupo and 2 and a half hours to the ski fields on Mount Ruapehu. Putaruru is central to many of the popular tourist attractions, including Waitomo Caves with its amazing Glowworms, caving and black water rafting.

You can enjoy golf, hunting and fishing in the area, also there are many cycle and walking tracks.

All our units are self contained with ensuites, kitchenette, heating and electric blankets. Parking is onsite and free. Wifi is also free and unlimited. Our units range from studios up to family units.

Putaruru has a wide range of cafe and dining experiences, also with our restaurant (open Monday to Thursday) and bar.

Facilities and Services

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$90-$150 (Adult)


Business Hours
7.30am - 10.00pm
Months of Operation
All Year


Proximity To Airport
47 km to Rotorua Airport, 44 km to Hamilton Airport, 2 hours to Auckland International Airport


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