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Shula's Lake House

9 Bedwardine Street Ngongotaha, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
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Shula's Lake House is a Bed & Breakfast accommodation on the shores of Lake Rotorua providing all the comforts and relaxation of home with the luxuries of great food and friendly hospitality. Enjoy the quiet, tranquil setting away from traffic noise and sulphur fumes. Ginie and Bob’s home offers fabulous panoramic views of Mokoia Island, Mt. Tarawera, and the surrounding hills. Ngongotaha Stream, renown for trout fishing, is only metres away. Spend your time relaxing on the sandy beach, fishing, kayaking Lake Rotorua and the streams, or just sitting on the deck listening to the birds and waterfowl. You are only 6km from Rotorua Centre so all the tourist attractions, thermal wonders, and Maori cultural activities are close at hand.Shula's Lake House assures a personalised stay, offering gourmet breakfasts and freshly baked goodies to enjoy with your tea and coffee. Upon arrival you will be greeted with the aroma of home baking. Breakfast is local fresh fruit, natural yoghurt and cereal followed by a cooked breakfast of Ginie's choice using the freshest ingredients such as free-range eggs. The home is tastefully designed and decorated with vibrant colours and comfortable furniture. Guests have full use of the living areas for entertainment or relaxation. Come and enjoy the quiet, tranquil setting, delicious food, friendly hospitality, and a wonderful lakeside location with incredible views
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free internet
Hot tub
Free breakfast
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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Beautiful location and lovely hosts. Conveniently close to many activities. Delicious breakfasts with something for everyone. We had the 2 bedroom area in the back of the house but still nice view of gardens from bedroom.
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this is a B&B that has it all. What a view, just stunning, what a breakfast, just amazing, and Ginie and Bob, such great hosts. We spent 2 nights here and had we known, we would have booked more, This is probably the best B&B I have been to
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We can not say enough about this Beautiful B & B . Ginie and Bob were so nice to visit with and we were given so many ideas as we had never been to NZ. I wondered if 3 days might be too long in the Rotorua area. Not at all! we stayed busy and could have stayed much longer. Between hikes,sulphur and mud baths, geothermal parks, white water rafting, actually just watching(WOW crazy) Redwoods, gorgeous lake views and more we loved our relaxing time. Their spa was also a daily treat. Thank you ! We will pass the word and make sure we plan ahead so you have room for us when we come back! Ginie your an amazing cook. Thank you! Lorrie and Roy
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We have just had 5 nights at Shula’s b&b. A lovely comfortable place to stay and all the extras you could wish for. Ginny is a very special cook and you must enjoy her breakfasts as a highlight of your stay. Her use of her homegrown fruits, herbs and greens is inspiring and I will take some tips home with me. It is a wonderful location on the edge of Lake.
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Response from Ginie09, Owner at Shula's Lake House
Responded Mar 6, 2018
Thank you for the lovely review. It was a pleasure having you and Stewart. Have a great time on the Tongariro Crossing and other New Zealand Walks. Hope to see you again.
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Our suite looked out over the large expanse of lake and we counted the black swans! It was quiet and close to town. Ginny, our excellent hostess, provided us with suggestions of local sights and cooked delicious breakfasts for us. We had home made cookies in our room as well as tea and coffee with real milk! We had a slight medical emergency and our hostess was ready with offers of help. A very nice stay.
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New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionRotorua DistrictRotorua
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shula's Lake House
Which popular attractions are close to Shula's Lake House?
Nearby attractions include Rotofobia (4.1 miles), ZORB Rotorua (1.5 miles), and Fancy Meow Cat Cafe (4.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Shula's Lake House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a spa.
What food & drink options are available at Shula's Lake House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Shula's Lake House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Shula's Lake House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gelato Mio Ice Cream, El Mexicano Zapata, and Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways.
Are there any historical sites close to Shula's Lake House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tamaki Maori Village (4.3 miles), Ohinemutu (3.6 miles), and Government Gardens (4.2 miles).