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Shula's Lake House

9 Bedwardine St | Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Shula's Lake House
Ranked #21 of 48 Rotorua B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We have got warmhearted reception by the hosts. Two days stay made us feel much relaxed and without any inconvenience. Also, we enjoyed very tasty desserts , different type of breakfasts, and had a nice lookout of the wonderful scenes of the lake view. Highly recommended.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Sheila and her husband were most freindly and helpful hosts. The house is in a fabulous position with their rear garden running down to the lake shore. The lake is very beautiful and peaceful, especially in early morning with ducks and ducklings swimming along the lakeside. Ginie, the hostess, is a wonderful cook, and we were spoilt with her home... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We stayed for four nights and had a wonderful time.Our room was comfortable and the different gourmet breakfasts each day were a highlight, Ginie is an excellent cook. It was so relaxing to sit on the deck in perfect peace and quiet and take in the beautiful lakeside views whilst still being close to the attractions and centre,just a few... More

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Haz-Zebbug, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights and had a really wonderful stay. Location is very good with the area being quiet but still not far from the centre. Breakfast is excellent and views from the terrace are one of a kind. Highly recommended

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We stayed 3 nights with Ginie and Bob and had a great time. Our room was comfortable and we loved having the use of the main living room and the deck, just a few steps from the lake. It was great to be far enough out of town not to suffer the sulphur smell, but still close enough that we... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Shula's lake house. We found the location ideal, as it was close to all the attractions in Rotorua, right on the lake for a lovely view, but yet far enough from town to avoid the "smell of Rotorua." Ginnie and Bob were great hosts - they were helpful with everything we needed, but gave... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

we stayed for three nights in shula's lake house. we loved every minute of it, our room had the best view of the lake. bob and ginie are great hosts, ginie cooked us a delicious breakfast every morning and also some goodies to snack on during the evening. for instance, when we arrived at night, we enjoyed some home made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We had a lovely stay here for our honeymoon. We stayed here for 4 nights in December and loved it. The views of the lake are gorgeous and the bed was very comfortable. The room was cosy and had everything you needed. The main part of town is only a 5 minute drive away and we had no problem getting... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We stayed two nights at Shula's Lake House last week. We required a late arrival, and Ginnie and Bob were totally accomodating to our needs. We are vegetarians, but that was no problem for Ginnie--our breakfast both days was excellent and filling. The room was very comfortable and the views of the lake were perfect. We wanted to stay at... More

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miami, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

My first experience ever staying at a B&B was one that makes me want to stay at more and more in the future. Staying in Ginie's home in the panoramic suite just several feet from the lake was such a positive experience in every way. It was our first stop in New Zealand. Ginie spoiled us for the rest of... More

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Address: 9 Bedwardine St | Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Shula's Lake House is a Bed & Breakfast accommodation on the shores of Lake Rotorua providing all the comforts and relaxation of home with the luxuries of great food and friendly hospitality. Enjoy the quiet, tranquil setting away from traffic noise and sulphur fumes. Ginie and Bob’s home offers fabulous panoramic views of Mokoia Island, Mt. Tarawera, and the surrounding hills. Ngongotaha Stream, renown for trout fishing, is only metres away. Spend your time relaxing on the sandy beach, fishing, kayaking Lake Rotorua and the streams, or just sitting on the deck listening to the birds and waterfowl. You are only 6km from Rotorua Centre so all the tourist attractions, thermal wonders, and Maori cultural activities are close at hand.Shula's Lake House assures a personalised stay, offering gourmet breakfasts and freshly baked goodies to enjoy with your tea and coffee. Upon arrival you will be greeted with the aroma of home baking. Breakfast is local fresh fruit, natural yoghurt and cereal followed by a cooked breakfast of Ginie's choice using the freshest ingredients such as free-range eggs. The home is tastefully designed and decorated with vibrant colours and comfortable furniture. Guests have full use of the living areas for entertainment or relaxation. Come and enjoy the quiet, tranquil setting, delicious food, friendly hospitality, and a wonderful lakeside location with incredible views ... more   less 
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