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Cannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We loved our stay at Koura Lodge. We took the kayak out on the lake, enjoyed the hot tub and lounged in the chaise lawn chairs while stargazing. The room was very comfortable and the hosts were most helpful. The Grilled Banana French Toast for breakfast was outstanding and the best breakfast I had our whole trip!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This accommodation was booked through a travel agency. We received a brief description of it but was even more impressed upon arrival. It is in a neighborhood right on a lake. Nice, quiet setting. A B&B style place. It had a hot tub right on the lake. The hosts Blair and Heather cooked us a fantastic breakfast and gave us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

When my wife and I first drove to Koura lodge, I thought i was pulling into a private lakeside home. Turns out, I kind of was. Koura Lodge is located in a residential neighborhood about 10 minutes drive from downtown Rotorua. When we first arrived, we were warmly greeted by owner/operator, Gina Wells. She gave us directions to downtown Rotorua... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

What a wonderful and quiet location right on the shores of Lake Rotorua. We stayed here for two nights and Heather and Blair looked after us very well. The rooms are beautifully presented and very comfortable. The grounds are well looked after and there is use of kayaks if you feel the need to take to the water. Breakfast was... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We loved our stay at Koura Lodge it was a stunning place and is right on the edge of the lake so had great views. Unfortunately the weather was very wet when we stayed but we felt very cosy in our room and felt very comfortable. Breakfast was really nice and had plenty of options. The whole place is just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

What a wonderful location right on the lake and so peaceful. We had a two night stay here and Blair and Heather were so helpful and looked after us so well. The rooms are beautiful and the grounds stunning with the use of kayaks if you feel inclined. We took a taxi into Rotoroa one night for a meal and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Out of Rotorua itself so you don't get the sulphur smells Koura Lodge is very individual and rather special. The hosts Blair and Heather were very welcoming and the breakfast was first rate. Blair's bacon and scrambled eggs freshly cooked were the best I have tasted as were the blueberry muffins ! They could not have been more helpful. My... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights at Koura Lodge while visiting Rotorua. We were greeted by the owner (Gina Wells) who made us feel extremely welcome. She helped us with dinner bookings and made some great suggestions for a Maori cultural experience. Our room while a bit on the small side, had a great view of the lake and the location... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We really enjoyed staying at the Koura Lodge. The rooms were very nice with decks overlooking the lake. Breakfasts were great. The lodge managers are an incredibly warm and friendly couple. Easy access to attractions.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Koura Lodge provides a high quality of accomodation in a very attractive and peaceful environment overlooking the lake at Rotorua. Hosted by Blair and Heather we were made most welcome and shown to a lovely bedroom suite with lovely views across the lake.Koura lodge has a scandinavian feel about it with chalet styling, and enjoys lovely gardens. Breakfast was a... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Koura Lodge offers boutique bed and breakfast lakeside accommodation in Rotorua, New Zealand. Enjoying an un-rivalled lakefront location, Koura Lodge is at the centre of it all. Just five minutes' drive to the city centre and even closer to many of Rotorua’s world famous attractions. Accommodating a maximum of 18 guests, our hosts are able to provide the individual attention you require, while ensuring your stay is restful in our tranquil surrounds. The Lodge offers a variety of accommodation, with all 8 rooms featuring magnificent lake views. A fresh buffet and cooked breakfast, lakeside open air jacuzzi, finnish sauna, canoeing, fishing and tennis are all part of Koura Lodge's real New Zealand experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koura Lodge

Address: 209 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $342 - $484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Koura Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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