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Nicara Lakeside Lodge

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“new zealand”(19 reviews)
“kiwi juice”(3 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Family Rooms
Business Center
Laundry Service
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

We stayed with Mike and Heather for 3 nights. Despite the bad weather we had a surprisingly fabulous time! Mike suggested us a lot of things. Rotorua is extremely beatifull. We went to see the thermal springs, and watched a maori show wich ended with...More

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Response from Sarola, Owner at Nicara Lakeside LodgeResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you Michel. You certainly made the most of your stay and did not allow the weather to curtail your activities. Well done. We love guests who enjoy what Rotorua has to offer. It's fine today :)

Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a tricky review to write because our hosts were very kind and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. Also there are some very good things about the Lodge - it’s a short drive from Rotorua but far enough out...More

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Response from Sarola, Owner at Nicara Lakeside LodgeResponded January 31, 2018

Hi, I am sorry you feel we did not meet your expectations, but pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Our website clearly states that we are a 'luxury bed and breakfast', which is an intimate type of accommodation; but we offer more than that....More

Reviewed July 24, 2017

We arrived late at the Nicara Lakeside Lodge and Mike Johnson was up to see us safely in. It is a truly beautiful Lodge in a stunning location and the room we occupied was the comfortable and swish. Mike and Heather really helped us to...More

Thank Sarah G
Response from Sarola, Owner at Nicara Lakeside LodgeResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for your review. I think we should be thanking you both, as your stay with us was so enjoyable. Delighted you chose Nicara Lodge for your Rotorua stay. We may meet again some day.

Reviewed March 18, 2017

We Americans stayed here on Christmas seven years ago, and the Johnson's treated us like family. Now we are back with our grandson, celebrating his 16th birthday. Heather keeps this refuge on the lake immaculate and is the consummate host. Her breakfasts are wonderful and...More

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Response from Sarola, Owner at Nicara Lakeside LodgeResponded March 20, 2017

Thank you B & C, yes we have had some great times together. It was wonderful returning with your grandson, who is a credit to you and his parents. We will be in touch, as previously. Enjoy the rest of your special holiday.

Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Nicara Lakeside Lodge is perfectly situated in a peaceful lakeside location. It combines every modern convenience with a tasteful art collection by local, national and international artists to enhance the beauty of the Lodge. The hosts Mike and Heather are both attentive and sensitive to...More

Thank Lydia J
Response from Sarola, Owner at Nicara Lakeside LodgeResponded February 21, 2017

Thank you for your great review of our lodge. The 2 days were full of humour. We very much enjoyed the evening where your trout had centre place. :)

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
$311 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$311 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"We loved the room at the end of the corridor - spacious with great views of the lake."
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"Two rooms overlooking the lake; one downstairs and one upstairs are the best."
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"All amenities are included and then some. The room was very well outfitted."
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"All rooms are excellent as is the Lodge and the wood carvings"
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