Paimarie housing units are available for those who live outside the central Rotorua area.
It provides emergency accomodation for family members of critically ill patients staying at Rotorua Hospital.
The units are basic but is lovely and well cared for, and conveniently located only on hospital grounds, overlooking Kuirau park.
There are 5 motel-like units (4 smaller units that can sleep up to 4 adults, and 1 larger units that can sleep up to 8). All units have Basic cooking and bathroom facilities.
For short term accomodation, units can be booked for 10 dollars per room for first 2 nights a relation is in hospital. This increases to 40 dollars per night per unit after these first two nights.
Arranged bookings start at 40 dollars per room per night and can be for up to 8 people. Some people will qualify for NZ travelling allowance to subsidise this cost if they have travelled more than 100km and have a community services card.
Please note that all Lakes DHB sites are smokefree. Alcohol or illegal drugs are not permitted anywhere on site, or in Paimarie.
If Paimarie is full, a list of low cost accommodation hotel/motel and B&B options are available on at reception upon request.
Donations are welcome.
National travel assistance coordinator
For after hours assistance (after 4.30pm) contact:
Lakes DHB Duty Manager (07) 348 1199
All departments & services (07) 348 1199
Chief Executive Ron Dunham Phone (07) 349 7982