Topic: Rotorua Hotels, Motels, Guest Houses 1870s-1970s, N-P

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A brief location list with names of Establishments with managers and/or owners, N-P. 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 or Renamed  Site as at 2015
New Spa Guest House   c1931  Mrs R. Mearns  1940-1946  69 Amohau Street  Merged with Richmond Guest House at 67 Amohau Street   Spa Lodge Backpackers 
     Matthew J. McConnish Black c1950-1953      
     Mr & Mrs K. Astwood  c1961-1963      
Nomad Backpackers See Bondi  Caroline & Leonardus Boonen c1991 54 Haupapa Street Previously : Edinborough ; Bondi ; Hotel Delta ; Ivanhoe Cactus Jacks
Oakleigh/ Oakley Guest House   c1923  Mrs L. Booth  c1928-1929  65 Amohau Street  Becomes State Forestry housing 1942-c1964  Part of block of Shops since c1965-
     Mrs Sarah Robinson  c1925-1927, 1935      
     Rose Ann Dalzell  1936-1938      
     Mrs Nellie Agnew  1940-1942      
 Ohinemutu Hotel  c1870  Isaac Wilson  1881  see Lake House Hotel   Lake House Backpackers and Hotel  Unoccupied
 Oxford House  c1914  Mrs W. J. Stanley  1914 Haupapa Street    Unknown
     Mrs Ethel Rose Vaughan  1914-1923      
Palace Hotel c1883 William Kelly   # 81 SW cnr Tutanekai and Arawa Streets  was at Ohinemutu, Palace Tavern opens 1966-1975 Lakes Prime Care 
    William Henshaw 1887     & Property behind on Arawa Street 
    Joseph McRae 1888-1895      
    John Johnston 1895-1896      
    Frank Waters 1897-1898      
    Benjamin Taylor 1898      
    E.R. Boulton 1899-1903      
    George Brown  1906-1907      
    W. Constant  1906-1908      
    James T. Henshaw 1909      
    William Agnew 1910-1911      
    William McCarthy 1912      
    George Donaldson 1913      
    William Woodward 1914-1915      
    Caleb R. Tapper 1915-1916      
    Gustavus V. Jones 1919-1920      
    Albert George Leggatt 1922-1924      
    James McIntosh MacCuish 1925-1926      
    Percival Kinninmont 1926-1928      
    John Alexander Lee 1929      
    W. J. Meredith 1930      
    Ernest G. Hartridge 1940      
    Frederick J. Wilson 1946-1953      
    Bertram & Martha Henderson (Hotel Manager)  1949      
    Herbert Stanley Lindsay 1953-1955      
    Percy Cosgrave (Hotel Manager) 1954      
    Maxwell Anderson c1960-      
Park View Private Hotel c1898 Mrs Annie Crowther  c1898-1899, 1907 23-25 Hinemaru Street Becomes Sportsman's Hotel c1991 Office Building
    Mr Charles Astley 1908-1913      
    Albert T. Allwood 1913-1915      
    Bridges & Miller 1915      
    Charles F. Chirm 1917-1923      
    Mr Coral M. Dillon 1922-1930      
    Mrs J. J. Casey 1930-1931      
    Mrs Eleanor Staple 1935-1938      
    Mrs Nesbitt (nee Cottrell) 1942-1954      
    Mr & Mrs A. D. Jacobs 1955-      
    Mr & Mrs J. B. Mullooly 1963-1971   New Park View c1964  
    Joan & Michael Crofts c1974-      
    Tim Devliotis 1978   Park View Motor Hotel c1979  
    Peter & Shirley Hatchwell c1984-1986      
Pendennis  c1902 Fred & Elizabeth Styles 1940-1946 44 Whakaue Street was Rocky Nook, Green Gables Boarding House c1963, becomes Mokoia Motel 1970s Demolished 2016
    Mr & Mrs R. R. McGregor 1945-1947      
    I. N. Mckenzie 1953-1954      
    K. Isdale 1955-      
    John & Joan Humphrey c1963      
The Pines c1898 Mr James Grieve Peace 1898-1904 5 Pukuatua Street possibly Tremayne c1910, becomes Denbies c1930-  Police Station
    Thomas E. Crowhurst 1904-1907      
Princes Gate Hotel c1897 Sir Ernest Davies 1919 NW Cnr Arawa and Hinemaru Streets    
    Mrs V. G. Day 1923-      
    Miss G. Maher 1930      
    Miss Hadfield 1935      
    Ms A. Downey 1940-1946      
    R. Mumford c1941      
    Mr & Mrs A. A.  McGregor 1947-1955      
    Mr G. A. McFarlane 1955-1964      
    Mr G. Eaton 1964-      
    Mr P. Jacobsen 1970-1986      
    Mr & Mrs B. Marvelly 1986-2016      
    Andrew & David French (Carnmore Holdings) 2016-      


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