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Lakefront Holiday Bliss
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Lakefront Holiday Bliss
Just a few steps to lake edge & fun on the water in the kayaks Activity on the lake
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Lakefront Holiday Bliss
Just a few steps to lake edge & fun on the water in the kayaks
Activity on the lake
Beautiful lakefront tranquil setting
Lake edge
: Front of house with two garages plus plenty of parking
Entrance & Extra Living area
Entrance living area to kitchen & main lounge
To kitchen and main dining area
Large kitchen with new modern appliances, lots of storage and bench space
Dining area to kitchen
Dining to main lounge both areas lead to outside deck with amazing lake views
Lounge with log burner & air con - heat pump
Spacious lounge with good seating
Main lounge to lake deck
Lounge to deck view out to Mokoia Island
Master bedroom to lake deck
Master bedroom with en-suite & large walk in wardrobe
Master ensuite with bath & shower over bath.
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 5) - single over double bunk bed & single bunks beds
Bedroom 2 - sturdy single bunk beds
Bedroom 2 - single over double bunk
Bathroom 2 with vanity, shower & toilet
Bedroom 3 (sleeps 3) - Queen bed & Single Bed
Bedroom 3 - Single Bed
Bedsit with wardrobe, ensuite, fridge & tea making facility
Bedsit vanity with wardrobe.
Sheltered R & R retreat to enjoy near bbq with filled LPG bottle
Barbeque on deck beside recreational area
Front yard with trampoline
Sunrise from the deck
Nearby Skyline attraction with spectacular views of Lake Rotorua
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Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Ngongotaha, Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island

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daisy336
Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Location, location, location!”
Reviewed December 28, 2016 for a stay in December 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Set right on Lake Rotorua, the views from this property are absolutely spectacular! We stayed here for 3 nights with another family of 4 (8 people in total) and the house was perfect. Heaps of room for all, and absolutely everything we needed - even kayaks, a trampoline and games for the kids. We would definitely visit again. Thanks Glenda and Mike!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 28, 2016
Thank you so much Jan for your fabulous review. We were delighted to host you, your family & friends and we would welcome you back again anytime. You were 5 star guests - Best wishes for 2017!
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Mykara
New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
241 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Amazingly relaxing, well appointed home for 12 overnight”
Reviewed March 28, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
2
people found this review helpful

We were 11 visitors from Utah and NZ Maori driver, on the road for 10 days to this point. Was so nice to have a home all to ourselves with a fantastic water front view of the lake. Very comfortable beds a change from marae stays. We enjoyed the wifi, well appointed kitchen and all facilities. with 4 males and 8 females the bathrooms were challenging for us males to get in.
the home was very private, so quiet and peaceful after a hectic 10 day schedule with 3 days to go. we all enjoyed the space and time with each other.

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Liked best: peace and quiet
Liked least: the fish flies
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
Mar 29, 2016
Curleen and her colleagues were awesome guests and a real pleasure to host. The property was left in a very clean & tidy condition even with the group been a very large one. We would welcome Curleen & her group back again any time. They are 5 star guests!
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vicky482
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
“Best Holiday Ever!”
Reviewed February 16, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

My family and I had an amazing holiday at Parawai Lakehouse Sanctuary. Glenda was an awesome host who was readily available to assist and help us.

The house was very spacious and only a few steps away from the lake edge with beautiful views of Lake Rotorua from most areas of the house. It was very clean and catered well for our large family and was well equipped with everything we needed. We had such a good time on the kayaks, playing darts, trampoline, having barbeques! Our best holiday yet!!

We hope to make our way back there soon.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 17, 2016
We are so pleased you had such a wonderful experience staying at Parawai Lakehouse Sanctuary and hope we see you again soon. Thank you for your kind word and wonderful feedback. We really appreciate how clean and tidy you left the property!
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Christine...
Pukekohe, New Zealand
1 review
“Amazing place”
Reviewed February 14, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

As an extended family this house suited us all. The children had a awesome time kayaking while Mum watched from the deck. The house is beautifully set up and so clean and appealing. Great Nana could see everything from the deck that was happening. Have booked to come back next year.

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Liked best: location to the lake and activities nearby
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Feb 15, 2016
Christine and her family were a pleasure to host which we are delighted to say have re-booked for next year. They left the place in a very clean and tidy condition and we would highly recommend this family to others looking for 5 star guests!
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tat1978
Pirae, French Polynesia
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 9, 2016
Thank you so much for this review - we are so pleased that you and your lovely family decided to stay At Parawai Lakehouse Sanctuary. It is always such a pleasure to meet and share our property with wonderful people! See you again soon we hope:-)
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