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Naples, Italy
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Francesco and I have been staied in Springwaters Lodge for three nights during our honeymoon one month ago. Everything was perfect: the house, the room but the most beautiful thing was the kindness of the people. Every day Jeff and Janice made us a very wonderful breakfast and helped us on what to do on Rotorua. We suggest Springwaters Lodge... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Had a great weekend stay at Springwaters. Never stayed at a B & B before and Im now a convert. Beautiful setting, well set up and awesome hosts in Jeff & Janice. Nothing was too much of a worry and the little extras (mmmm baking!!) were well appreciated. I'll be back

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Thank heybeaver
New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

You will not find better accommodation in Rotorua! I visit quite often and this is the nicest place I have ever stayed at! Will defiantly be back! Jeff and Janice are wonderful hosts make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive, very comfortable place, thank you.

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Thank france004
Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your stay in lovely Rotorua. We are always glad to be of service to our guests. Enjoy. Kind regards, Jeff and Janice More 

Warin, Germany
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We had a great stay here. Janice and Jeff are the perfect hosts. Booking a tour to Hobbiton movie set- no problem, early breakfast due to early departure- no problem. Beautiful views to the lake, quiet location and a grandious breakfast. Don´t forget to view the spring nearby! Only minutes away from Rotorua.

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Thank RudiM59
Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, we're happy to work in with our guests when they have special activities on in our wonderful area. Yes, Hamurana Springs and the walk to them is amazing, one of our favourite spots. Glad you enjoyed your time in our part of the world. Kind regards, Jeff and Janice More 

Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

What makes this B&B special for us is the true hospitality and kind hosts, Jeff & Janice. We felt like home, and both would make sure we were taken care of, checking on our pick ups, asking how we were, making lovely breakfast with eggs, sausages. Sitting with us over breakfast and chatting with other guests, banana cake for tea,... More 

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Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

HI Jerome and Nicola, Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Regards, Jeff and Janice More 

Gau-Algesheim
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

This is by far the best B&B we have ever stayed in. Jeff and Janice are superb hosts, who are very knowledgable about the area, and they basically share their house with the guests. The property itself is spacious, each room has its own patio, and there is a well stocked guest lounge with free drinks. Breakfast was very nice,... More 

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Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We much appreciate your kind words. More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Spent 4 nights here and apart from having all the usual home comforts Jeff and Janice made us feel so at home. Nothing seemed too much trouble including finding a place to stow our kayak and suggesting we call them when we reached the end of our full day kayak trip (so they could call search & rescue for us... More 

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Thank RogerParkinson
Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

Great to have met you both, we are glad you enjoyed your time in Rotorua. You have a wonderful way to see this beautiful part of New Zealand by travelling around in your kayak. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Hotels, bed and breakfast, home stay, special lodgings - the words do not matter. Jeff and Janice have opened up their home with 4 well appointed bedrooms for B&B, offering excellent value for money and the warmest possible welcome and hospitality. Springwaters is just 15-20 minutes drive from Rotorua and overlooking the lake without all the sulphur smells. The bedrooms... More 

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Thank PeterRand
Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we hope the rest of your trip through New Zealand has gone really well. Many thanks for you tips along the way. More 

Perth, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Janice and Jeff made all of us very welcome, including Murphy the pooch, who lounged comfortable (and slightly regally) in the garden directly outside my room until nightfall when he reluctantly came inside. Our twin room (at the front) was tight on space but comfortable enough for one night with a large, modern bathroom. The king size room (at the... More 

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Thank Donna W
Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Donna, It was a pleasure to host you and all the family. Murphy was an absolute pleasure. We hope you had a good trip back home. More 

Spisska Nova Ves
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

I spent great day with my family with superb owners. So home feeling I didn t experience in my whole New Zealand trip. We really enjoyed chatting with both of them, well equipped rooms, great breakfast and parking, great location to the lake and no smell of Rotorua :) it was simply the way I expect and TG we lead... More 

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Thank Sotek
Springwaterslodge, Owner at Springwaters Lodge, responded to this review

Hi guys, Thank you, it was great to meet you all, we hope that little one is keeping you on your toes! More 

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Relax in modern and stylish surroundings with friendly hosts who will cater to your needs. Katherine and Steve are 'locals' having lived in the area over 25 years and are both born and bred New Zealanders. Both have worked in tourism/hospitality for several years. Steve is a true local, having grown up on a farm near by.Each of the rooms has a private en suite bathroom with walk in shower, toilet and vanity, tv and dvd player, luxury linens, robes and slippers, safe and luggage rack and a most importantly a comfortable super king sized bed.Home baking and refreshments are available self serve 24/7. There is a indoor and outdoor seating area near by the guest rooms. Katherine loves to bake so there is always something delicious to nibble on.You are welcome to bring a light meal or take aways home. There are plates, glasses, cutlery in which you are welcome to use. Otherwise, Katherine is happy to prepare you a delicious meal. This may be as simple as a sandwich or a full three course dinner - Beef barbecued steak to Japanese Curry - just let her know what you would like. Prior dinner reservations are helpful otherwise you will have a limited choice. Situated across the road from Lake Rotorua you are provided with views of the lake and Mokoia Island. In the back ground - the hills of Mt Tarawera and the city lights.Walk 500m the the famous Redwood forest and Hamurana Springs track. Both are amazing. The forest is make up of large Sequoia trees and a beautiful clear stream flowing from the spring out into the lake. Several types of birds and ducks live in this area as do of course our famous trout. You cannot buy trout in NZ - you must catch your own!Lake Rotorua is famous for trout fishing, but in our area also famous for having hundreds of 'black swans'. A 'country' 9 hole golf course is located alongside the springs walk - we have golf clubs available for those wanting to play a round.Family groups are welcome at the home of Katherine and Steve. They have two senior school aged children. There are games and books to entertain and a big front lawn to run about on. Only well behaved children can be accepted - children that will not disturb other guests in the night - otherwise a full house booking (all four rooms) is available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Springwaters Lodge

Address: 9 Te Waerenga Road | Hamurana, Rotorua 3096, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $132 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Springwaters Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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