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Mokoia Downs B&B

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#2 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Rotorua
Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Mokoia Downs B&B provides high quality accommodation and comfort in a country lodge that exudes charm and character. With a host of unique or unusual features (including a cinema lounge as well as a swimming pool, organic garden and orchard, chickens, ducks, donkeys and sheep), Mokoia Downs offers memorable experiences rather than simply a place to stay. Set in five acres of beautiful, park-like grounds, Mokoia Downs is just over 10 minutes from central Rotorua and within easy driving distance of all amenities and attractions. it's also far enough away to avoid the sulphur smell! Enjoy enchanting walks around the grounds, feed and pet the animals, and just soak up the tranquility and seclusion offered in this idyllic setting.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Game room
BBQ facilities
Mosquito net
Free internet
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Self-serve laundry
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Blackout curtains
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Mokoia Downs is a great choice for your stay whilst exploring Rotorua and it's surrounds. It is located a short drive from the city center and has amenities close by. I stayed in the very comfortable Taranaki Room which had it's own separate bathroom with...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Trevena Y
Response from MokoiaDowns, Manager at Mokoia Downs B&BResponded May 18, 2019

Thanks so much for the kind comments Trevena! I enjoyed hosting you and glad that you had a nice time at Mokoia Downs!

Reviewed May 2, 2019

Thank you Lisa for the wonderful time we had at Mokoia Downs B&B last weekend. We were greeted so warmly by Lisa. Breakfast was absolutely yummy, great selection of seasonal fruits, the best home-made muesli and many more to choose from. Our room was very...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Nana0004
Response from MokoiaDowns, Owner at Mokoia Downs B&BResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you so much for the kind words - you were a pleasure to host and I will look forward to your return to Rotorua one day in the future!

Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

We had such a memorable time at Mokoia Downs B&B. The facilities were excellent, our host Lisa Rademacher was tops with making us feel welcome and making us the most nutritious breakfasts with a lot of her homemade condiments. Waking up to the beautiful surroundings...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank JacintaC72
Response from MokoiaDowns, Owner at Mokoia Downs B&BResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you so much Jacinta - I had a great time hosting you and your friends and sharing in the laughter! I hope top see you at Mokoia Downs again one day!

Reviewed April 30, 2019

We stayed at Mokoia Downs B & B for a girls weekend away. Upon our arrivals, Lisa showed us to our rooms and gave us a tour of the place including the surrounding outdoor area. What a lovely setting! The conservatory was perfect place to...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Anita_dS
Response from MokoiaDowns, Owner at Mokoia Downs B&BResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you for the very kind words, Anita. I very much enjoyed hosting you and your friends for your girls weekend away - and am glad that you enjoyed the bonus shearing show! I might need to look into offering this as a package special...More

Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

I have stayed at many different B&Bs around the world and I have to say this one is definitely overpriced for what you get. My "family suite" was old and dated, it's actually attached to the garages outside of the house and looks like part...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank gratitude13
Response from MokoiaDowns, Owner at Mokoia Downs B&BResponded March 29, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. It saddens me that didn’t enjoy your stay but wish to address some of the points you raise. Firstly, I am somewhat bewildered by your claim that the Garden Room room was cold and damp but I also understand everyone...More

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October 23, 2017|
Response from MokoBB | Property representative |
Hi there. Many thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately we have no availability from 25-30 December. Other quality assessed B&Bs belonging to our national association that we would recommend are: Springwaters Lodge, Blossom... More
February 4, 2017|
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Response from MJPKA | Property representative |
Hi Lindy You will need 2 rooms for 4 people. We can offer 2 options. Firstly our two bedroom Tarawera Suite. This has a shared bathroom, however. If you would prefer 1 bathroom per couple you would need to book our Taranaki... More

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"The Taranki Room has it's own separate bathroom off a closed of private hall. Great for couples."
May 12, 2019
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"nice environment"
Feb 28, 2018
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"...take the garden room"
Dec 21, 2017
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"If there is a better breakfast, I am sure it's in Paradise."
Dec 16, 2017
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$182 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionRotorua DistrictRotorua
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