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Koura Lodge

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209 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Rancho Mirage, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately, we only had one night at this very small, charming and wonderfully sited hotel. The lodge is nestled on the shores of Rotorua Lake with incredible views. We had room #1, which overlooks the lake and has a wonderful wooden deck in front of the room where we had coffee and cookies provided immediately upon arrival by the charming... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Truly outstanding accommodation. Every detail is taken care of and the setting on the lake is wonderful. We had rooms 9 & 10. A family unit. Lavish with unspoilt views . Unfortunately we only had booked 1 night. Minimum of 2 nights to truly appreciate this lodge.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only is Koura Lodge a secluded hideaway but it's close enough to everything to make it very convenient. Besides having lovely rooms, beautiful grounds, a lake for kayaking & other fun, delicious full breakfast but their hosts Heather & Blair are most welcoming and helpful! Heather especially was most informative and helpful. She made it easier to organize our... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Koura lodge, a beautiful location the perfect distance out of town. The rooms and huge beds are amazing! Blair and Heather were lovely hosts who made a great breakfast! Felt very comfortable here and hope to visit again!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Koura Lodge is a quality b&b with a fabulous location right on the lake. The rooms are spacious and contain everything you require for a restful stay. During current hot weather a/c would be nice as the rooms can be hot overnight. There are canoes to use, a hot tub and sauna all situated in the private gardens which stretch... More 

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lodge was recommended by Audley Travel. It was a beautiful, wooden lodge bedside the lake at Rotorua. After our long drive from Auckland, we received a warm welcome from the hosts, who served tea on the terrace and the lake was warm enough for a swim. Also on offer by the lakeside, kayaks and a jacuzzi, just wonderful. The... More 

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cheshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights in Room 4 (end of the corridor so a quiet room) which has lakeside views and private deck. Accommodation is spacious and very clean. There is a communal tea making point and stocked fridge which you can use and pay for items on check out. There is also a communal lounge which is also the... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

My husband and I visited Rotorua over Thanksgiving, 2015. We stayed at the Koura Lodge right on the Lake Rotorua. While I wouldn't call the accomodations luxurious, they were certainly clean, somewhat upscale with a shared deck for coffee, outdoor dining, etc. Two things stand out, however. One was the exquisite view of Lake Rotorua as the Koura Lodge lawn... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We stayed at Koura Lodge for three nights during our tour of New Zealand. We had a lakeside room, which was spacious and comfortable, with stunning views of the lake and mountains beyond. Gina greeted us with coffee and home made cake on our arrival, and breakfasts were served on the deck by Blair and Heather. The food was delicious,... More 

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Thank Gill A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

While Rotorua bustles with tourists coming to see the hot springs, mud baths and other geothermal activities, there are precious few places to get away from it all. Situated on a pleasant lakefront site, this comfortable lodge is only a 10 minute drive from the center of town.

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