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Lakeview Heights Farm Stay

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269 Te Waerenga Road | RD6, Rotorua 3096, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Hull, England
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alan and George made me feel so welcome the moment I arrived, as did Bess and Tui the most gorgeous dogs. On my first evening I went with Alan to feed the various animals. Roger the angora goat is adorable. George and Alan invited me to a cup of tea and warm in front of the fire which was lovely... More 

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thanks for your great review; so glad you enjoyed your all too brief stay with us. All the best Alan and George More 

Fremantle, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Wow now we have traveled alot and have had the opportunity to stay in alot of beautiful homes, BUT we must admit these guys were an exception. So accommodating so friendly and food superb. Our room was toasty , bed unbelievable and the shower sensational. The property has the Wow factor, animals view ahhhh. Thanks so much for making nz... More 

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

So we did it right eh? Thanks so much for your great review - when are you coming again?!? George More 

singapore
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

After a 10 hour flight +3.5 hours drive, Georgina greeted us with a warm welcome and showed us into the room. Despite the tiredness and the oh-so-comfy bed, Georgina and Alan invited us to go with them to feed the animals (goats,sheeps,chickens,alpacas,pigs) which was one of the highlights of our trip. They also provided boots which were thoughtful of them.... More 

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Alan and Georgina More 

Shanghai Region, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's a wonderful place, hosts are very kind, very beautiful view from the house, especially from the kitchen. They have goats, sheeps and many other animals, the two black dogs are very lovely and friendly, children will love there very much, and i'm sure travellers from China such as me will not miss this chance to take a photo with... More 

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review! It means a lot to us to hear how guests liked their stay! Hope to see you again sometime, George More 

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A wonderful stay, in early March. Beautifully situated with glorious views of the lake, very comfortable room and wonderful hosts in Alan and Georgina, who gave us some great tips for things to see and do locally and couldn't have been more helpful or welcoming. And who could resist Bess and Tui, their superb dogs? Our rooms were spacious and... More 

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Next time you'll have to make sure everyone is up early enough to feed the animals. All the best Alan and George More 

Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have always wanted to stay at a B&B farmstay and this made all my dreams come true. Not only is the farm itself absolutely wonderful, but the hosts, George and Alan (and Bess and Turi (spelling?) made our stay even more perfect. Our room was spectacular with a private deck that overlooked Lake Rotorua. There are only two rooms... More 

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hi Ilava, Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Hope to see you again All the best Alan and George More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Lakeview Heights was a great B&B to spend our time in when at Rotorua. The breakfast was wonderful! Before breakfast we went out with Alan and Georgina to watch and help feed all their animals, like sheep, pigs, alpaca, cows, chickens and goats. Their dogs are very friendly too! Their farm is up on top of a hill just north... More 

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

What a fabulous review, Blake! Thank you so much. I'm glad your mitts are much loved too. Im just finishing a beanie in the same wool. She's such a lovely sheep! Kind wishes, George and Alan More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a farmstay - a homestay with a difference - quality, comfort and a warm welcome, not only by hosts George and Alan, but by their delightful animals: sheep, alpacas, goats, pigs, cows, hens and dogs. 'Crafty' George uses the wool from the sheep and alpacas to make her own garments and I was lucky to spot a woollen... More 

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hello you two! Thanks for a great review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. How much longer have you got over here? Time goes so fast, there's never enough. It was great to see you and catch up. Give my love to everyone in Leeds. We'd love to see more of them over here! Take care and stay in touch. Loads... More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights. George and Alan are fantastic hosts who are so helpful in recommending places we should visit. The room was so comfortably decorated with a stunning view of Lake Rotorua. Thanks for the best sleep in our journey, fresh eggs in our breakfast and all the friendly animals there. We will definitely recommend this farm... More 

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hello Amy, Thanks for writing such lovely things about Lakeview Heights. We really loved having you here. Just hope the ring arrived home safely too! Hope you have great memories of New Zealand and, you never know, you might be tempted to come again! George More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My friend and I were doing a road trip around North Island and this is the best accommodation we've had! The hosts, George and Alan, were exceptionally hospitable and helpful. They offered great tips on places to visit around Rotorua. We found out too late that they have some discounts to some places of interests. We wished we had contacted... More 

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hi Yu Ching and Zann, Thank you for your wonderful review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope the return to city life wasn't too bad All the best Alan and Georgina More 

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