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Cedarwood Lakeside

17 Holdens Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Bay Area, California
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4 of 5 stars NEW

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This was our first visit and we were not disappointed. We had wanted to stay away from the business of Rotorua, yet not have to travel far to activities. The grounds were lovely, plenty to keep the kids occupied. The units were clean and spacious. My husband who is a keen photographer loved taking photos of the lake and trying... More 

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi ashely834, Thanks for sharing your recent experience of Cedarwood. Yes, we are off the beaten track however still close enough to visit the attractions on offer in Rotorua. Being situated where we are does make you feel like you are on holiday and it is great to see so many of our guests enjoying our stunning scenery and relaxing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very clean motel with fairly new furnishings. Love the well-equipped kitchen and dining table. Love the layout. Good to have some clothes line in the backyard. Would definitely return. Very quiet area.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi JamilahAb, thank you for sharing your experience with fellow travellers, we are pleased that you enjoyed our Lakefront Unit and thank you for sharing your photos for others to see our property! We look forward to welcoming you back to Cedarwood & Rotorua on your next adventures. Kind regards Fiona & Nick. More 

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Address: 17 Holdens Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 16
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