Topic: Rotorua Hotels, Motels, Guest Houses 1870s-1970s H-J

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A brief location list with names of Establishments with managers and/or owners, H-J. If anyone knows of these people and/or have photographs of the buildings please email Kete Rotorua

Information for this list came from National Newspapers, Don Stafford's Research Notes, Wises Post Office Guides, Electoral Rolls and Bay of Plenty Phone Books.
Name of Establishment Era Built Manager / Owner Era of Occupation Location Demolished / Renamed   Site As at 2015
 Hamilton House  was Brooklyn c1906  Mrs Rodger   1923-  73 Eruera Street (NE Cnr Eruera & Amohia Streets)  1967, becomes Maple Furnishing   The Co-Operative Bank
     Mrs Winifred Clubb                       1925-      
     Mrs Kate Constant  1927-1931      
     Ron & Annie Simpson                      1933-1950s      
     Robert Simpson  1953-1954      
     Edmund & Florence   Le Prou  1954-      
     Mrs Gladys Bates  1955 - c1966      
 Hamurana House        Haupapa Street    Unknown
 Harcourt Guest  House c1920s Mrs Annie Archer 1920-1924  29 Amohia Street YHA Hostel in 1970s, RAEA 1987  Furniture Zone, 1271 Amohia Street
    Arthur & Margaret Brockie 1957-1960      
 Havana Motel 1959 Lawrence & Joyce Mexted 1959-1978  12 Whakaue Street    Havana Motor  Lodge ; 1078 Whakaue Street
    David & Frances Cochrane (Managers) 1963      
    Ray & Margaret Hogan (Managers) 1974-      
    Lachlan & Sandra Wilson c1978-      
    Rosemary & Gordon Wyatt 1978-1986      
 Hinemoa House /  Private Hotel c1908- C. E. Kusabs Owner from 1908-?  16 Hinemoa Street Fire destroys upper level 1972 Carpark behind old BNZ 
    William H & Kate Constant 1908-1909      
    Mrs Anna Falconer 1910-1913      
    Mrs Scott 1912      
    Mrs G. H. McDonald (January 1912)      
    Mrs C. M. Leece or Leech 1917      
    Mrs Edith Pearce 1917-1924      
    Hugh J. Farren 1925-1932      
    Frederick Briggs 1940      
    Archer & Mary Birch 1946-1949      
    Mr & Mrs Bruce Robinson 1953-1954      
Hewitt, Harold & Gladys
 Hotel Delta  was Bondi Eric C. Forster 1946-1957  54 Haupapa Street Becomes Ivanhoe  Cactus Jacks, 1210 Haupapa Street
    Joan E. Benson 1957-      
    Edwarld & Nola Dennison 1968-      
    Ivan & Doreen Burr 1971      
    R & A. McCracken 1972-      
 Hotel Northland c1928 Mrs Winifred Clubb 1928 at Railway Gates, possibly Amohau Street Not advertised after 1928 Unknown
    Mrs Annie O'Brien 1926-1927      
    Mrs Crawford 1927-1928      
 Hotel Rotorua c1928 Mrs Evelyn Ingram 1928 Amohau Street    
    Mrs Winifred Clubb 1930      
    Mrs Gertrude C. Cheater 1930      
    John W. Baker  1940-1943   Moved to SE Cnr Tutanekai & Amohau Streets, Demolished 1954 Gilltraps Building, Hell Pizza
 Holyrood House c1898/1899 Mrs Caroline McCammon 1898-1900 Tutanekai Street Possibly becomes Waiwera House Novotel 
 Janet Fraser  Memorial Guest  House 1948     2 Ranolf Street   Te Whare Oranga Ngakau
 Jubilee House c1936 Mrs P. Jones 1936- Unknown    

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