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Cedarwood Lakeside

17 Holdens Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua, 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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This accommodation was perfect for us and we happily recommend it to others for their stays in Rotorua. We travelled with another family to visit NZ's north island from Sydney (Australia) and Cedarwood Resort offered spacious comfortable peaceful two bedroom units where we could spread out and enjoy meals together. The kids loved the playground with the trampoline and pool... More

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

Hi Ingrid B, Thank you for reviewing us after your stay last October, we are glad that you enjoyed our property. Yes, we would definitely recommend a longer stay as there is so much to do in Rotorua and sometimes you can feel a little rushed with a two or three night stay. We are only too happy to accommodate... More

Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We have now stayed at this fantastic resort twice and will continue to do so when we are visiting Rotorua. From the welcoming reception to the clean, modern and spacious rooms, the pool, spa and other facilities and and the superb lakeside location, this ticks all the boxes. The only downside is that it is a bit of a hike... More

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

Hi Kiwilah, Nice to see you all again on our second stay with us! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you made use of our facilities whilst here. We will see you all again on your next journey to Rotorua. Best Regards Fiona & Nick. More

singapore
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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

The first thing we did when we drove into Rotorua (29Aug2013) was to look for Cedarwood Lakeside Holiday Resort. We (3 couples from the 'Lion City') just wanted to stay at the lakeside instead of Fenton Street (the street with many motels). That was a very important decision with no regrets. Fiona greeted us and accorded us the winter special... More

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

Hi magbillSingapore, Thank you for your fantastic review after your stay last September! I don't know where the time has gone!! We hope the rest of your journey around the North Island was fun, we certainly enjoyed having you all here and thanks for the "great gal" comment! We look forward to seeing you all out here again on your... More

auckland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our favourite place to stay in rotorua, clean tidy and cosy with great hosts who can always find parking for your unexpected boat! Fiona and Nick are very helpful friendly hosts, but also insure your privacy. Great spa with view of lake a bonus. Along with cooking facilities in the units. Highly recommended if you are looking for a quiet... More

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

Hi Laura M, Thank you for choosing us as your favourite place to stay in Rotorua! We are pleased that you find our accommodation clean, tidy & cosy. We have no hesitation in finding parking spots for boats, horse floats, trailers etc, we are lucky to have plenty of space within the complex for such items. We enjoy being of... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We stayed at Cedarwood via a Grabone voucher so we had a 2 bedroom unit although there was only the 2 of us. We certainly felt that there was plenty of room if we had been a family and the unit was very well equiped. The location is perfect if you dont't like the busy main roads etc in town.... More

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

Hi Cockney40, Thanks for taking the time to let people know about our perfect location! Yes, our two bedroom untis are spacious for families and are all fully self contained. We are pleased you found the bed very comfortable and that the heating was more than adequate, and good on you for not needing the electric blankets! We were unaware... More

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

First time at Cedarwood, and we all enjoyed it with our young family. Booking was made for our young family, but our mums decided to join us, so we made a booking on arrival and ask to have the 2 units next to each other so we can be all close together. Our mums also loved Cedarwood. A peaceful beautiful... More

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

Hi Veronica S, Thank you for providing your feedback on our location which is peaceful & tranquil by the lake. We were glad that we were able to accommodate you all in the adjacent units upon your check in and we look forward to welcoming you all back at another stage. Kind regards Fiona & Nick. More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We were a group of one adult and two teenagers. We stayed in one of the lake-front units, beautiful outlook and very comfortable. The weather even behaved enough for us to use the Motel's kayaks - very nice! The hosts were very accommodating and had no problem with us extending our checkout time for an extra hour. The only non-glowing... More

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

Hi Argo2, Thank you for your review of Cedarwood Lakeside Holiday Resort, yes our Lakefront Units are always our most popular for their great views over the lake! It was great to see you all out on the kayak's too! It is unfortunate that you found it cold at night, we do provide adequate heating for all units and electric... More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

When I booked this accomodation I wondered if it was too far out but it was perfect. Great to escape the busy commercial side of rotorua and return back to the lovely lakeside location to unwind with the kids. Plenty to entertain with the playground, pool and the short walk around to the local playground was beautiful oh and the... More

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

HI Suzanne W, Thank you for your positive comments on our location & facilities on offer! Had we known you would have liked to have gone to the restaurant we could have arranged a sitter for you. In regards to our beds, we find it difficult to cater to all individual likes as this very much a personal thing however... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We have stayed at Cedarwood Lakeside Resort a number of times over the years since our children were young and even though it has changed management a few times it has always been great. Wonderful location by Lake Rotorua (majestic sunsets), comfortable units for families in particular, and a nice hot spa and swimming pool (plus trampoline for the kids).... More

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

Hi Philippa, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside Resort after your recent stay! We were so delighted to be able to reunite your daughter with her jewellery so it was very much a happy ending. See you all next time when your are in Rotorua. Many thanks Fiona & Nick. More

Auckland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We (2 adults + 2 teenagers) stayed two nights at Cedarwood Motel in the July school holidays, pity we didn't have more time. Motel is a 3 min. drive to the city centre, location so nice, right on the lake front and soooo quiet. Awesome pool and spa. We appreciated the recommendations of places to go and eat out by... More

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

Hi Karin G, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your great stay with us recently. We are pleased that you found our recommendations useful & that you noticed the cleanliness of our units. Its great to hear that you will visit again so we look forward to welcoming you all back next time & perhaps... 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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