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Designer Holidays Farmstay B&B

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476 Oturoa Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand
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Designer Holidays Farmstay B&B
Ranked #29 of 48 Rotorua B&B and Inns
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53 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We wanted a B&B type experience in NZ as we love staying in a real home with real people of that location. Our stay in Rotorua perfectly fit this desire - our host couple were genuine, warm, patiently answered all our questions even if they might have thought some were silly. The home was beautifully located and very nicely furnished.... More 

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We enjoyed having your family stay. Such a loving family, and how wonderful that you could all experience New Zealand together. It was totally our pleasure. Lenva and Robert Clark More 

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Brilliant home-stay with genuine Kiwi visitor experience. Room, bed and home was amazing and warmed with a lovely log burner fire. Great meal of roast lamb, and all the trimmings. Our hosts are to be commended on the presentation of their home and property. We would recommend to anyone wanting a comfortable and memorable experience.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Wonderful accommodation, would definitely stay here again. The bed was very comfortable, the food was superb, the hosts were genuine and lovely. The view is amazing and the hosts go out of their way to ensure you have an amazing time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

We totally loved staying here! We have never stayed anywhere so friendly with such great care and effort taken for every guest. The house is in the best location in Rotorua with stunning views. The brilliant hosts put in the extra mile for you and no praise is high enough for this place.

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Napanee, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

My husband and I recently returned from a trip with GoWay Travel to New Zealand and Australia. We selected the optional Farmstay and thoroughly enjoyed our brief stay with Robert and Lenva Clark. Their home and the views were lovely. It was great to visit with some "native" New Zealanders and hear their perspective on the various topics we covered.... More 

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California City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Excellent food, quiet, tranquil settting. Sunset over mountains and lake. Good food, wonderful company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

I was picked up from my hotel, along with 3 others, and taken on a trip round the lakes, before going to the home of Robert and Lenva Clark. After refreshments, we looked round the farm, and then ate a lovely home cooked meal with them. Their house has stunning views of the lake and mountains, and I'm glad that... More 

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SW London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2011

We were collected from out hotel and the four of us wre given several options of things to do on the way back to the house, including travelling straight there and having tea on the lawn. We opted to see some local lakes . Robert was a knowledgeable guide and at one of the photo stops helped us spot an... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

What a great time we had with the Clarks. They are so much fun and were very helpful in providing my wife and I plenty of things to do even when the weather did not fully cooperate. Even with the cloudy skies their place has a stunning view of the lake and surrounding areas.

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Chocowinity, NC USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

We were part of a larger tour group, APT (Australia Pacific Tours) and during our visit to the Rotorua area, we were given the opportunity for an overnight stay with a local family. Lenva and Robert Clark were wonderful and knowedgeable hosts. We experienced a hike through a beautiful park, containing trout streams and typical examples of New Zealand birds,... More 

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Address: 476 Oturoa Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2

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