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Hamurana Lodge

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415 Hamurana Road | RD7, Rotorua 3097, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Clinton, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first B&B. The property was gorgeous. Me and my son had separate rooms with a shared common hall area, which was great. The room was huge and the views were amazing!! The bathroom was also huge. It is a beautiful and large property with an old-world charm. It is in the country, which is a lot pretty... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

From the moment you arrive Hamurana Lodge is both peaceful and beautiful. The host is amazing, he changed our room just based on visual preference as soon as we arrived which he did not have to do, his manner was so friendly and attentive. I wish we had more time at this lodge, the only down side was perhaps that... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Jane, thank you very much for getting in touch. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Hamurana Lodge. We understand the importance of a good rest after a long day driving and touring, and I'm happy to hear that you liked room #7. We've also taken on board your suggestions on breakfast, thank... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We thought we would treat ourselves with a bit of fancy for one night. We are in our twenties, and easily the youngest there at the time, though as long as you don't mind relaxing with rich american retired types you will be ok. Being from NZ I'm familiar with the area, easy drive to Rotorua & close to the... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Jeffrey, thank you very much for getting in touch. It's our pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your short one-night stay with us. The couches by the fireplace is in deed the perfect spot on a cold winter evening. Our guests are from all over the world, some are very experienced travellers and some are newly wedded honeymooners.... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for one night on our honeymoon. I really can't say enough good things about the place. The setting was lovely, the staff from the moment we stepped out of our camper van in our grimy camping gear were so helpful and friendly and the room was wonderful. It's a little out of town but... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Firoze, thank you very much for your "6-star" review :) we are very happy to hear that you had an unforgettable experience here at Hamurana Lodge. Our guests are our family and friends from all over the world. Rotorua has a lot of walking/tramping tracks too, 1 night is definitely not enough! We hope to have the opportunity... More 

Honolulu
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We loved this lodge, a short drive from the hubbub of central Rotorua. Set back off the road in a wooded area, the lodge is beautifully appointed with comfortable furnishings. And the staff was wonderful - very helpful, attentive, and kind. Do not miss the appetizer platter. We ordered it the first night and were blown away by how delicious... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Richard, thank you so much for your 5-star review and we are glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here. Thank you for pointing out the highlights, our quiet location, tasty Gourmet Platter and our selection of local NZ wine. There's an endless list of things to do and see in Rotorua, we look forward to... More 

London
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130 reviews 130 reviews
67 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

The staff here go above and beyond the call of duty in making you feel welcome to this homely lodge. Set about 15 minutes drive from downtown Rotorua in large grounds, the former farmers mansion is quiet and spacious, and our room ( No 7) was comfortable and peaceful. Breakfasts were good, no cooked option but plenty of cereals ,... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora David, thank you for getting in touch and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Hamurana Lodge. We have received many compliments on our Gourmet Platter, we appreciate all the suggestions from our guests which helped us improve during the past years. I'm glad to see that you found Yamato, it's a family... More 

Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stayed one night on our NZ tour and highly recommend the Lodge. It is a bit out of town but taxis know where it is so no problem going out in the evening if you're going to test the excellent NZ wines. Very comfortable and friendly and would stay there again.

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Malcolm & Lucy, we are glad to hear from you and hope you had a fantastic time in Hong Kong during Chinese New Year. Our guests love our out-of-town location as it guarantees the tranquility and sulphur-free fresh air. Thank you for your review and we do hope to welcome you again at Hamurana Lodge in the neat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The first impression when arriving is really good. Then we met Patrick that was very nice and attentive. We spent 2 night so peacefull. The only regret is that we could not stay longer. The room was spacious, nice and clean. The place is a little bit magic, and especially when having breakfast with such a pretty view. All the... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Bonjour Fred, it's good to hear from you! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hamurana Lodge. Hope New Zealand has made your honeymoon special and look forward to seeing you on your anniversaries! Warm regards from the team. More 

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193 reviews 193 reviews
93 hotel reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We loved this hotel - great location, lovely room and attentive service. We dined there on one evening of our stay and were told that we were getting "a platter" - but what a platter! Superb presentation, wonderful selection of fish, meat, breads, cheeses, salads, pickles and fruit and as we were the only two diners that evening, we had... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora, thank you very much for your 5-star review. We are pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here at Hamurana Lodge. Our platter is indeed a good addition to a relaxing stay especially after a few days of long distance driving, and during the winter time we will light the fire and guests can enjoy the... More 

Templepatrick, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is not just a place to stay, this is an experience! I can't comend the staff enough for there friendly helpful attitude. This is a beautiful, well layer out building with a terace views, pool, pool table and movie room. They don't serve food, but you can book a gourmet platter of cooked meats, cheeses, pickles and breads, which... More 

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Patrick_Gao, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora, on behalf of the entire Hamurana Lodge team I'd like to thank you for your praise. We are very happy to hear that you had a great experience here and we hope to have the opportunity to host you and your family, friends in the near future. Warm regards! More 

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