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Rotorua Hideaway Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   436 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane QLD
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12 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feels like a country retreat staying on a farm. Grand kids love the playground and petting animals as well as collecting eggs for breakfast. Basic, Clean and tidy rooms with adequate kitchenette beautiful fluffy white towels and linen. Friendly helpful owners great location away from the sulphur smells. Good internet and TV. Great value for money .

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & i where on our bi-annual motorcycle holiday & stayed at the lodge for a week due to it's tranquil, park-like setting & rural location. The unit we stayed was comfortable, tidy & well serviced with ample storage for our bike paraphernalia. There are secure parks out front of the units away from the main road, we where... More 

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Thames, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a large party of 13 staying for 2 nights in 3 units. The lodge was clean with everything we needed and the kids aged 3, 8 and 14 loved the playground. From our welcome with yummy fruit cake to our departure leaving a sick car behind, Karen was amazingly helpful. Our overseas family were very impressed with Kiwi... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for taking the time out to review us. We were so pleased to be able to host your group of 13 - we are so pleased to read that every one really enjoyed themselves. Yes the place is a hidden gem, and when everybody finds us they don't want to leave. Your sick car... More 

Canberra, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the rooms to be a bit cluttered and not incredibly well set up. Kid's bed was either in our bedroom or out in the living area with TV and stove. In the bedroom a wardrobe blocked easy access to my side of the bed. I bumped my head on exposed light bulbs above the toilet - sure, I'm... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. While our rooms are not the largest in Rotorua I would assure you they are average in size and a value for their price. Sorry to hear that you kept knocking your head on our lights in our bathroom - being so tall like you are... More 

Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were well set up with everything we needed, with an exceptionally comfortable bed. Upon arrival we were greeted with homemade muffins and fresh milk which was just perfect after an overnight flight. We were on a mountain biking holiday and much to our benefit we found that Lindsay (host) is a keen rider. Both Karen (host) and Lindsay... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there guys, great to hear that your over all experience of Rotoruua Hideaway Lodge was awesome!!!!! Yes you are right, our location for mountain biking is great - only 1km down the road to Skyline Gondola......the home of the CRANKWORX competition next year. We are so glad that you enjoyed every thing about the place. We do hope that... More 

sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights with two kids under 5. Karen and Lindsay go out of their way to ensure they make your stay a good one with helpful tips if required on places to visit. For children the place is fabulous with a large fenced adventure playground with a flying fox, slides, swing, treehouses and tunnels. Being fenced... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Great to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and found our motel clean & well maintained....this is very important to us. We are very pleased that you all enjoyed the our lovely quirky place. Warmest regards, Karen & Lindsay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay catching up with overseas friends. I'd accidentally booked wrong dates, and they changed them, no problem. Was an issue with a noise the first night. I was reluctant to mention it to the host, but she was very grateful and got it fixed straight away. Awesome place for kids of all ages. Loved BBQíng in the... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Penny, Thanks for taking the time to drop us a review. It's wonderful that you enjoyed the stay here.....yes that car BBQ is very popular with our guest. Looking forward to seeing you again, sometime soon. Wish you all the best. Karen & Lindsay. More 

Seoul
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hideaway is set up for relaxation and peace. There is an awesome playground and lawn area that is easily enjoyed by children and parents or with parents watching from their room's deck. Our family loved it. Karen was so helpful. The kids loved the animals too!! A total winner for families with children. Ours are 10, 8 and 5.... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your positive review. Its wonderful that you enjoyed your stay here. Looking forward to seeing you again, if possible. Wish you all the best. Karen & Lindsay. More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We were suppose to stay for a night and ended up extending our stay for any extra night, I found it so tranquil and private, and although I did not have young children I could see how much joy little ones would get from staying there, the rooms were spacious,clean, and the property is beautifully maintained, being only minutes away... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Jackie, thank you for the positive review. Its lovely to read that you think we are a five star!!!!....wonderful. Yes the Car BBQ is a great hit with every one must admit, have it get in first some times when it comes to BBQing in this place. Hope to see you back some time soon in the future.... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We spent two nights in the Hideaway lodge and it was great! The playground and animals kept the kids occupied for hours! (A definite plus for the parents!) The unit was a bit small but given that we were mostly only there to sleep, it wasn't a problem for us. The place was clean and the host was very helpful.... More 

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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Rachel C, thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you can return some day. Take care....Karen & Lindsay. More 

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Address: 436 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rotorua Hideaway Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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