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Rotorua Hideaway Lodge
4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   436 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand   |  
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Manukau, New Zealand
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“Great Accommodation Great Price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

We had a wonderful stay at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge. Beautiful grounds for the children to play with a fantastic novelty park and lots of farm yard animals to interact with. Located really close to the main attractions and town centre.

Beds very comfortable, rooms kept lovely and clean very reasonably priced. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to family and friends. Hot muffins on arrival a nice touch. Thank you Karen and Lindsay for a lovely time.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

Karen & Lindsay you were so welcoming and friendly.we loved the cabin so comfortable,even the bed was comfortable,we loved the full kitchen ,the on-suite bathroom. it was great not having to share with other people,the room was serviced everyday .We loved the wood work Sculptures and Animals,the play ground area for children .Phillip even enjoyed the golf.It was very handy to town.The cheap price also was huge factor for us.We both loved our stay and WILL be back!. thank you so much.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

The Rotorua Hide Away Lodge for myself and Family was a wonderful experience. The unit was clean, well serviced and well maintained. The staff were perfect hosts, the grounds kept immaculately and catered for children who love the outdoors with great playtime facilities and animals to interact with. It is a place the owners have made a home away from home for all travellers. Simply an exceptional place to stay at a very reasonable price. It will be the only place my friends and family will stay at when in Rotorua.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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diane5278, Owner at Rotorua Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review, August 15, 2010
Hi Guys, "WOW" what a lovely review - thankyou for taking the time to write it. It is good to know that what ever we did worked so well for you. It was lovely to meet you all, I'm so sorry that we didn't get a chance to say goodbye to you, especially Tess & Chloe. We like to think that Rotorua Hideaway Lodge is a home away from home for all travellers. We do hope that the rest of your journey went well, and hope to see you back again soon.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2009

Children will love this motel. Playground, mini golf and live animals.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2009

We stayed shorter that we originally planned. This is due to the lack of internet. There was a wifi signal that wasn't very strong. It only worked in the office or at the owners house. As we had to plan the rest of our trip and work it was no good.
The lodge was fine. The rooms are dated but complete. There are lots of animals and a midgetgolf, great stay for the kids.
You do need the car to get to the center of town.

  • Stayed February 2008, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2009

We really weren't sure what to expect, but were really pleased with this place. The apartments were good, with twin room and double room, plus large living/dining room. Well equiped and clean.

Animals around the place, including alpacas, goats and two lovely dalmations.

Smallest TV we had in any of the places we stayed, but you don't go to Rotorua to watch TV. Bit of a noise from the road, but you don't get any wiffs of the sulphur that is so prevalant nearer the centre of the town.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Rotorua Hideaway Lodge

Address: 436 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 48 Specialty Lodging in Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rotorua Hideaway Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Your ideal choice for a great family holiday … warm, inviting surroundings and great style accommodation, this remarkable and UNIQUE spot is Rotorua’s BEST KEPT SECRET...NO SULPHUR FUMES!! Kids will just love our ADVENTURE playground with flying fox, tree huts, swings, slides,seesaw, crawling tunnels, putt putt golf, petanque, and lots more. Plus everyone will love meeting our friendly farm animals. And you’ll all love our spacious, clean, quiet, affordable accommodation in a SAFE ENVIRONMENT, offering excellent value for money. Wake up in the mornings from a comfortable nights sleep to overlook the splendid view of our gardens and property. For those of you who enjoy a delicious, scrumptious continental breakfast in the mornings, this is available to you in our cosy breakfast room (additional cost $6.50 per person). A DIFFERENT BREAKFAST THAN MOST OTHERS, it will leave you with a memorable experience all this, and we are only 6 mins drive to town. SO COME DISCOVER US. ... more   less 
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