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The Lake House Rotorua

6 Cooper Ave, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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The Lake House Rotorua
Ranked #5 of 48 Rotorua B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stayed for 1 night and we're not disappointed. The views from the room have the most fantastic view of Rotorua Lake. There is access to the garden/lake from the room via the decking. You can swim in the lake, borrow kayaked from your hosts or relax in their jacuzzi spa in the out house. You get a hearty breakfast... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We selected this b and b on the basis of the great recommendations and we were not disappointed! Ken and Carol are great hosts and made us feel very welcome in their house.The location is stunning and very convenient for all the attractions of Rotorua. Highly recommended.

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We had a great stay at this B&B. It was very comfortable and our son had his own captain's style bunk room and bath. The views of the lake are beautiful. The hosts were terrific and provided nice meals and tea time snacks. They have kayaks. It was very quiet and private location, yet it was only about 10 minutes... More

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Raleigh, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

One of our favorite days in Rotorua included several hours simply lounging on the back porch taking in the view. Right on the lake, The Lake House is really lovely. Ken and Carol are great hosts and are quite informed on options and things to do in and around town. We loved our stay, the hot tub, and the chance... More

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We stayed 2 nights at the Lakehouse and wish we had booked an extra night just to be able to relax in such a beautiful place. We couldn't have asked for more: lovely hosts, delicious food, all our needs taken care of. Especially loved the hot tub overlooking the lake. Be sure to take a dip in the lake....something about... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We spent two lovely days with Ken and Carol at their home in Rotorua. They are two warm and inviting people who were happy to help us in any way they could. They gave us lots of suggestions of what to see in our limited time and helped us map a route to Auckland from where we would eventually fly... More

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Placerville, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Warm, welcoming, "home-away-from-home." Our large room was immaculate and comfortable with an expanse of windows to view the beautiful lake. Excellent quality breakfast menu - different every morning - snacks, drinks and fruit always available. We thoroughly enjoyed Carol and Ken's company and interesting conversations. Their suggestions for touring the Rotorua area provided us with many opportunities to organize our... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We recently spent 2 relaxing nights in this wonderful bed and breakfast on the lake at Rotorua. Our hosts Carol and Ken were fantastic, wonderful conversation and they couldn't do enough for us. Plenty of good suggestions about what to see in the area and nothing was a bother. The breakfasts were wonderful and the views of the lake are... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We spent 16 nights across NZ (both islands) in mostly B&Bs and a few hotels. We stayed in the smaller Rua room. Rua means “two” and the other room was Tahi which means “one” in Maori language, which was interesting to learn. Our hosts Carol and Ken, a friendly English couple, who have lived in UK, Middle East and NZ... More

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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay! A little bit of the West Midlands (UK) with a North Island flavour! Carol and Ken could not have been more accommodating, their home is gorgeous, their rooms and facilities second to none. Quite honestly one of the best B&Bs on our NZ tour. Highly recommended!

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Address: 6 Cooper Ave, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #5 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy the grandeur of this prestigious lakeside home, tastefully restored to meet every requirement of the 21st century. Wireless internet, Sky TV, DVD and Bose surround sound, all in the comfort of the splendid lounge. Stay in one of the delightful queen size bedrooms. Quiet nights and still mornings make The Lake House the right choice. Relax and unwind with a drink on the veranda or in the indoor spa pool - both overlook the lake. ... more   less 

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