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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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101 reviews 101 reviews
49 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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186 reviews 186 reviews
91 hotel reviews
240 helpful votes 240 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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 

Monfalcone, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Hamurana Lodge is a great place to stay at! We spent two nights there during Christmas on our journey through NZ. Probably the nicest staff we've ever experienced. They were genuinely friendly and created a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our family of 6. The breakfast was excellent and the free to play pool table in the bar area was... More 

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Patrick G, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Fabio, it's great to hear from you and thank you very much for your 5 star review. It's our pleasure to have you with us during the Christmas time. Hope you also enjoyed Rotorua and its surroundings, the lakes, forests and the thermal parks are only a few of the highlights. Hopefully you will return in the near... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Hamurana Lodge was a real fine elegant and homey One of the most beautiful and quaint places to stay in all of New Zealand. Patrick and his team provide exceptional attentive service and the property itself is gorgeous and peaceful. A nice place to relax and recharge.

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Patrick G, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Dianna, thank you very much for giving us the perfect score. We are glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here at Hamurana Lodge. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Warm regards from the team. More 

West Hollywood, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My husband and I were just there Dec 29th for two nights and had such an incredible time! I am so happy with our decision to stay there. It is a great location and so peaceful and amazing! We were close to town and were able to do an amazing run and hike close by! It is also very close... More 

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Patrick G, Manager at Hamurana Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Brittany, thank you very much for your 5-star review! It's glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here at Hamurana Lodge and had a great time in Rotorua. Hope New Zealand gave you a wonderful honeymoon and we do hope to see you again on your anniversary trips. Warm regards. More 

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