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Cedarwood Lakeside

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17 Holdens Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late afternoon after a long drive, we had such a warm welcome with lots of info about local activities. Our room was spotless, with all the amenities we needed for a two night stay. The view across the lake is lovely, unfortunately it rained all day the next day so we didn't see Rotorua at its best. Would... More 

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Raetihi, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A last minute stay, but were very accommodating. The room was lovely and perfect for us. The jacuzzi and pool was a bonus but ideal to relax in. Breakfast was available as room service which arrived on time and was well prepared.

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Bay Area, California
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23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Rotorua for the Tarawera Ultra running event in early February 2015. Instead of staying in town where a string of affordable, fairly forgettable-looking motels are located, we are glad we stayed in this lakeside lodge. We got a comfortable, clean two bedroom unit with a sitting room and kitchenette. The linens, beds and everything about the unit... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

can only give the 4 * as stayed for only 1 night for an overstay. Friendly welcome, room covered our needs well and would think that would cover longer stay if required. A bit out of the town centre so need to drive for meals etc. but benefitted from not suffering from the usual Rotorua odour!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The place is a bit outside city but worth the travelling. It is very peaceful and relaxing. The 2 bedroom apartment is tidy and very clean. I had a great one night stay and wished it could be longer. Will come back !!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A superb experience! Stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment and can't think of anything that needs improvement. The apartment was well equipped and spotlessly clean. The location was beautiful! It really was a fantastic stay. Nick and Fiona are the perfect hosts! On holiday from UK and stayed in numerous hotels and motels in the last 2 and a half... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I was lucky enough to get a last minute booking at Cedarwood. It was such a great stay! I would definitely come back and stay. Fantastic vibe, lovey sized rooms, amazing view and awesome service. We will definitely be bringing our family back!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Thanks so much Nick and Fiona for a wonderful few days at Cedarwood earlier this month. Family visiting from England were so pleased with the spacious, clean and tidy facilities provided, friendly and helpful owners and the proximity to the lake. We've recommended you to friends and family already, and will definitely book again when returning to Rotorua.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We held our parents 50th wedding anniversary in the Conference room at Cedarwood over the weekend, and also booked 4 rooms. The venue, setting and rooms were beautiful, with the lakefront rooms being well worth the extra cost. The whole place is spotless and very well equipped, and the conference room was perfect for the 30 people we had there... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were lucky enough to stay here for 5 nights for our family Christmas. I found Fiona extremely obliging from the first time I contacted her nearly a year ago; all emails were answered promptly. The units were clean, tidy and had everything we could possibly need. The grounds are well kept, and we were able to enjoy the pool,... More 

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