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Rotorua Hideaway Lodge

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel was clean and basic and the outlook and grounds pleasant. As they are pet friendly, one could assume they would also be child friendly. But no. Unfortunately the couple who run this motel were extremely rude and unreasonable, and made our stay with children, absolutely excruciating. Their behaviour was bizarre, and made us very uncomfortable. The service overall... More 

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Toronto, ON Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very family-run motel, and is generally well maintained. Though a bit far from major attractions in Rotorua, the drive is easy and not that far away, 15 mins' drive at most. There is a small chicken farm at the back of the motel, and the kids love it as the chicken are super friendly. The outside lighting... More 

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North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were down from Auckland on a sightseeing trip with a German exchange student. We needed somewhere cheap and cheerful to stay the night. After reading the previous reviews I decided this would be the perfect place for us. The hosts were friendly and welcoming. The room had been heated and was warm and cosy on our arrival. The room... More 

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Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great place. Clean, tidy and comfortable. Although on a main route into town it was pleasantly quiet. Only took 5 mins by car to get to the city, close to many attractions.The owners are very friendly and wonderful hosts.Was a bonus being able to take our bird with us. Lovely area for children and/or pets to play with a bbq... More 

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New Plymouth City, Taranaki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We stayed with 16 girls for the NZSSAA -the staff couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. It was lovely and clean and had everything we needed. Fantastic kitchen facilities so we were able to cook meals. Loved the feel.

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Thank Annie O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Fiona & Chris have made this hideaway lodge a delightful, eclectic, family-focused, fun retreat. We all loved Rotorua, & the privacy and peacefulness of Hideaway refreshed us. Grandma & Pa stayed in the biggest double-room with fireplace. Plenty of space for family game night and meals. Mom, Dad & grandsons enjoyed their room, as did the newlyweds! Clean, comfy bedding,... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The location is wonderful, easy to drive to any of the attractions. The hotel is set back a little bit off of the main road, so it is quiet. We stayed in a one bedroom accommodation. I liked the separate space. It also had a nice kitchen with stove/oven/microwave/fridge. There was also an area to grill out in the back.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Though not extremely spacious, the room with kitchenette was clean, quiet and relatively well-equipped. The location was very accessible, just off the main road into Rotorua, few minutes from the Agrodome, but after turning in it lives up to its name of hideaway, as if one has left the rest of the world behind. There is a playground with swing... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We stayed in the largest unit at the Rotorua Hideaway Lodge that consisted of one double room and an additional family room, with a double bed plus two singles, which all shared a bathroom. There was also a sitting/dining/kitchen area, which was compact, but sufficed. The owners were extremely welcoming and the unit very clean. As mentioned in previous reviews... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We signed up for the Hideaway at the last moment and were happy to find our room clean and ready to go. The location is right off the highway which is convenient, but also far enough off to avoid noise. Of course, in New Zealand, most people are asleep by 9am so traffic noise at night is a nonissue anyway.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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 

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
Price Range: $82 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rotorua Hideaway Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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