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Astelia Lodge

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536 Apirana Road Rd 1, Horohoro 3077 New Zealand
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15 minutes drive south of Rotorua, Astelia Lodge is a custom designed Lockwood house with two guest suites looking out onto the dramatic Horohoro Bluffs. We offer our guests comfortable, tastefully furnished rooms, good food and promise of warm hospitality.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Hiking
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Massage
Wifi
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Adults only
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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536 Apirana Road Rd 1, Horohoro 3077 New Zealand
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Auckland Intl Airport113 miSee all flights
Rotorua Airport12 miSee all flights
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Jan L wrote a review Jun 2020
Hamilton, New Zealand42 contributions8 helpful votes
Out of Rotorua a purpose built BnB suitable for adults.lovely country setting with two cute friendly small dogs ,Mr Murphy a donkey two Lamas .the hosts Mandy and Andrew most welcoming ,as we got a little lost due to the advice we were given by the information bureau.Mandy gave us great directions so clearly we were soon found our bed for the night .Our room with a little fridge coffee and tea making Small table with two comfortable chairs . Which means we could look out toward a hot tub and green field plus a range of hills .Wonderful large walk in shower toiletries lavender based .Breakfast yum .my friend is gluten intolerant her needs were meet no problem at all .good selection of cereals home made yogurt fresh fruit salad .option of a cooked breakfast as well .Underfloor heating plus heaters if needed .comfortable beds
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Room Tip: This BnB only takes four guest at a time .very quite and restful.Adults only
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Mytravadv wrote a review Mar 2020
Brisbane, Australia358 contributions95 helpful votes
Beautifully presented and in a lovely location. All food supplied was super fresh. They even provide home made cake & biscuits and a bowl of fresh fruit. Owners are super friendly and so are their dogs and one eyed cat. I was quite disappointed though when I found out this was actually a B&B. The walls are very thin and you can hear everything in the next room (which is their kitchen/lounge). You have a private bed, bathroom & kitchette but the patio and lounge is shared with the owners and/or other guests. The rooms do face west which makes them very hot in the afternoon and there is no air-conditioning (only a standard fan). It would be nice to leave the windows open but you can't because there are no fly screens and heaps of mosquitoes come in at night. The rooms are big though and have a glorious outlook. Beautiful place and worth a visit but be prepared with shared lounging areas and close the windows at dusk.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from AsteliaLodge, Owner at Astelia Lodge
Responded Mar 21, 2020
Thanks for your positive comments about the food, view etc. We were a bit puzzled by your expectation that we were offering self-contained units away from the main property. I can find nothing on our own website, , or indeed Booking.com or Expedia, to suggest we are anything but a B&B. Our photos reflect the arrangement of our two guest rooms and their location. We generally only book out both rooms at the same time to adult family groups or friends, so in line with that policy you were the only guests staying, effectively (apart from our presence as hosts) having the place to yourselves. I’m sorry you thought the kitchen buzz intrusive. Previous guests have found the sounds and aromas of food preparation a source of comfort and a welcome part of the overall B&B experience. We have considered fly screens however we think covering the windows with mesh would spoil both the character of the rooms and the view. It was unfortunate that there were some mosquitos during your stay, this is the first year we had any at all (lasting a mere week or so) and we can only attribute this to a changing climate.
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M W wrote a review Mar 2019
Northallerton, United Kingdom33 contributions11 helpful votes
A return visit to stay with Mandy and Andrew because we enjoyed it so much first time round. What a welcoming hospitable pair. Andrew cooked a lovely 3 course meal on our arrival and breakfasts were just what we like - fresh fruit, muesli etc, and good coffee. We had some lively conversation with many points of interest and good advice about what was good to see in the area, which we followed up over our stay. The setting of Astelia Lodge is delightful, lovely views, space and spaciousness for guests and hosts, large comfy beds, a well designed and useful kitchen area, excellent WiFi, and plentiful sitting areas and no smell of sulphur. What’s not to like. Many thanks to you both for your welcome.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Anne wrote a review Mar 2019
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My husband and I have just spent two nights here and it really has been the highlight of all the places we have stayed during our tour of New Zealand. Stunning but warm and welcoming accommodation in an incredibly beautiful and peaceful setting.....we really did not want to leave. There were so many little welcoming and thoughtful gestures and we loved the warm welcome from the four-legged family as well as Mandy and Andrew. Enjoying the complimentary, delicious wine, under the stars was idyllic. Thank you both for your welcome and wonderful "northern" friendliness. We have made some special memories!
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Joshua S wrote a review Feb 2019
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Beautiful location tucked up against an amazing backdrop. Couldn't ask for a more comfortable and clean alternative to the plethora of motel madness in Rotorua. Only a 20 minute drive outside the city is this B&B lovers paradise. Very quiet and peaceful grounds surrounded by farm lands and open country. Can't speak highly enough of Mandy's cooking skills and presentation, absolutely astounding. Wish we could have stayed longer but very appreciative that we found this awesome little hidden gem! Thanks Andrew and Mandy!
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Date of stay: February 2019
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PRICE RANGE
$205 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionHorohoro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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Frequently Asked Questions about Astelia Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Astelia Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Astelia Lodge?
Top room amenities include a refrigerator, an additional bathroom, and extra long beds.
What food & drink options are available at Astelia Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Astelia Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Is Astelia Lodge located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Horohoro.
Are any cleaning services offered at Astelia Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Astelia Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Astelia Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tamaki Maori Village (8.3 miles), Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village (7.0 miles), and Te Puia (6.6 miles).
Is Astelia Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.