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Koura Lodge

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209 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ripon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather reluctant to share this with anyone as we liked it so much and don't want to find we can't get in again! Lovely big apartment with balcony and views over the lake. Garden down to the lake where you can swim, kayak etc. Also a lovely hot tub with a view.

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Breckenridge
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here a for a couple nights and we couldn't have been happier. The rooms and view are beautiful and the couple running the lodge were great, providing an awesome breakfast spread and were very helpful with information about Rotorua. The location is great, right on the lake and only a few minutes drive from town.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel took our breath away as soon as we arrived! Stunning location, beautiful rooms, the facilities were excellent and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast on the veranda by the lake was a highlight. We seriously considered staying an extra day! Would definitely come back again but this time we'd stay longer!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Koura Lodge for 2 nights during a whirlwind tour of New Zealand's North island in October 2014. We had no problem finding the place using the maps function on our iPhone, but it is a few minutes outside of town. However, the setting on the lakeside is just gorgeous and worth the short trip. We were greeted... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were upgraded to the apartment for our stay, it was massive. Great for a family or group of friends staying together. The bedroom was very comfortable a lots of storage for longer stays. The bathroom was modern and clean. The hosts were excellent and breakfast by the lake, can't beat it really.

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Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
26 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Would have normally given this 4 stars but the managers Blair and Heather were so welcoming and friendly the deserve a top marks. The negatives are there is limited free wifi. Not sure is this competitive area why free wifi is not standard. There is a laptop available but set is going go and get a cup of tea, have... More 

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24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Although a little out of the town, the setting makes up for everything. On the edge of Lake Rotorua the view was one of the best we have aver had. Sunrise was fantastic over the lake. Room was large with big spa bath and good shower. Coffee and tea making facilities etc just outside the room with a fridge stocked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

First, loved Rotorua and area and staying here with a car meant that in a couple of days we could get to experience a number of wonderful things, however the accommodation was less than ideal. The staff were warm and welcoming and we enjoyed the complementary tea and cake on our terrace shortly after settling in. The breakfast was not... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We spent two nights at the Koura Lodge in February 2015. I wish we never left. Wonderful view from our bed of sunrise and sunset. We took the kayaks out and enjoyed the hot tub many times. Breakfast in the morning was included and delicious. I would DEFINITELY recommend this to anyone visiting New Zealand. Loved this place.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Koura Lodge is in a beautiful very quiet location by the lake just outside Rotorua. Nice room and bathroom although quite hot at night - no air-con. The managers were very friendly and helpful but we were very disappointed with the breakfast - website suggests gourmet breakfasts - international standard (we were offered eggs and bacon only as the cooked... More 

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