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4.0 of 5 Resort   |   67 Whittaker Rd | Lake Rotorua, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
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Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed here in our camper van as the Top 10 was fully booked, but I'm really glad we did. The site is in a great location near the lake front and has some free geothermal areas to walk around. Its also walking distance to the city park with more free geothermal areas and also the aquatic centre. The facilities... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It is some months since we stayed at Cosy Cottage but never the less, worth commenting on the service, facility and location. The camp was exactly as described on the website. The staff friendly and helpful. Having access to the thermal pools was brilliant. The facilities are more than adequate and the lake is only a couple of minutes walk... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stayed in campervan sufficient room on site. Kitchen was sufficient. Kitchen had not much room for sitting and eating, couldn't really sit down and socialise with more than 10 people or one family in the kitchen at one time. STOVES were NOT gas. I like gas. Toilets were clean. Best thing was there were three thermal pools which were FREE.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed in the park with our campervan. From the minute we enquired about stopping to leaving the staff couldnt do enough to help us. They pointed out all the places we could visit including the free things and offered to book some tours for us. The site itself was lovely. Large kitchens, bbq area and natural steam ovens. Showers... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed in a cabin that was very neat and clean. We enjoyed all of the facilities that the park had to offer such as the hot pools and cooking a beautiful meal with the steam cookers. The owners were very helpful and offered us ideas of local tourist attractions. One negative about Rotorua in general for us was the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The holiday park provides nice hot pools and the staff is friendly and very helpful. Although the buildings are a bit older, they are clean and all the gear for washing or in the kitchen are working properly. Since I visited the last time, they also started renovating. The new showers fit in perfectly. The location is very nice, close... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I was a day visitor here to see my daughter and friends who were weekend guests. Certainly not beach front .. a few minutes walk to the lake side which provided hot water pools if you dig in the sand -- too hot really.!! The main pool was ok -- just tepid...and allowed a romp with the kids nicely. My... More

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ccrotorua, Manager at Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our advertising states “ Closest holiday park to Rotorua city with lake shore access”. We do not claim to be on the lake shore. We are a short 2 minute stroll through some of the worlds most unique natural geothermal features to the Rotorua Lake shore. Here there is hot water in the sand for... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Second cheapest park (38 NZD for a powered site) with a hot pool in Rotorua (the 1st one had a broken pump). A good quality place with a bunch of pukekos running around searching for food. The lake is a bit dirty, but the swimming pool and especially the hot pools (2 for adults, one for parents with babies) are... More

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ccrotorua, Manager at Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. The wildlife in the camp and natural geothermal features are always commented upon by our guests who come to enjoy our natural rural environment in the city. New Managers start soon and have been carefully selected as pleasant personalities who wish maintain and improve our future guest experiences. More

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were meant to stay 2 nights but left early. The website shows this as being on the lake front which is not, there isn't even a view of the lake. There is one main pool which is supposed to be heated but was freezing and the other pools were too hot for little ones to go in. The little... More

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ccrotorua, Manager at Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park, responded to this review

We do not claim to be on the lakefront, however we do have lake shore and hot water beach access only a 2 minute walk through some of the world’s most unique naturally occuring geothermal features, yet we are only a short distance from the city centre. Nature is uncontrollable and at times can throw some less desirable features. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Can't complain at all. The hot pools were lovely after a days walking. It was sold to us as lake front but clearly isn't but that was an I-site mistake. Friendly staff who were helpful in finding somewhere good for dinner.

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Additional Information about Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park

Address: 67 Whittaker Rd | Lake Rotorua, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Hotel Class:4 star — Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park 4*
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park Hotel Rotorua
Cosy Hotel Rotorua

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