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The Lake House Rotorua

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Reviewed 21 March 2011

We travelled with a single friend and had two rooms. We were welcomed with drinks and cake. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts who made us feel so at home in their beautiful home. Their suggestions for tours were excellent. The views from the house are fabulous and we enjoyed swims in the lake!

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 15 March 2011

We chose the Lake House based on previous reviews from Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. Ken and Carol are wonderful people. They kept us well fed and helped us with bookings. They made our stay in Rotorua one of the highlights of our two week trip to New Zealand. Our room had a beautiful lake view and we had...

Thank hjgelb
Reviewed 11 March 2011

You’ll receive a very warm welcome from Carol and Ken and their house is in a lovely location overlooking the lake – step out of their garden and you could be swimming in the lake! It’s a little out of town, in a quiet location, which suited us with the added bonus there were no sulphur smells! It would have...

Thank TruckyR
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2011

Beautiful setting with the back lawn at the edge of the lake,lovely big old house, full of character but with all mod cons, kayaks freely available, to tour the lake, hot tub to relax in with a view of the lake. The owners Carol and Ken could not have been more friendly and accommodating, recommending local attractions, even booking the...

Thank 255122Martin
Launceston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2011

Having just returned from an 8 week trip, I wanted to say that The Lake House run by Carol & Ken was the best B&B we stayed in during our entire trip. The place is beautiful, set by the side the the lake (we did take a dip and it was great), the room was perfect and the veranda -...

Thank Nula82
Reviewed 18 February 2011

We had a memorable stay with Carol and Ken. They have a beautiful property and are very conscientious about the upkeep of the place. Being right on the lakefront, its a lovely view and they offer kayaks to the guest as well. They also have a separate mini spa room which would be relaxing after a long day of lovely...

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TheLakeHouse, Owner at The Lake House Rotorua, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in NZ.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2011

Carol keeps a lovely house, spotlessly clean in a very quiet situation. Spacious room, very tasteful and very good bed and bathroom linen. Pretty garden with large lawns leading down to - very swimmable - lake front with superb views across to the volcano island. Best of all, fantastic hosts in Ken and Carol, with nothing too difficult and great...

Thank Keystonite
TheLakeHouse, Owner at The Lake House Rotorua, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in NZ.

Chicago, IL
Reviewed 12 October 2010

Conveniently located away from town's sulphur smell, but still only a few minutes from town. Beautiful lake views and outstanding landscaping. The rooms are clean and quite. The breakfasts are great; hot breakfast everyday. Carol and Ken could not have been more welcoming or friendly. They were quite helpful recommending activities and supplying directions. WiFi available for free or they...

Thank oldtr111
Lincs UK
Reviewed 25 August 2010

We had a lovely 3 night stay with Carol & Ken in April this year & thoroughly enjoyed our time with them. Our room was pristine with crisp white bed linen & lakeside views to greet us in the morning. The only slight downside was the lack of an ensuite bathroom, though I understand this is being remedied as I...

Thank j5ffj
Reviewed 24 July 2010

This is a stunningly positioned B&B right on the edge of Lake Rotorua, and well outside the sulphur smell zone, but with easy car access to Rotorua. We were made very welcome and the two bedrooms are very comfortable, with direct views over the lake (plus the spa bath room, again with fabulous views). Carol and Ken gave us lots...

Thank excel12

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the grandeur of this prestigious lakeside home, tastefully restored to meet every requirement of the 21st century. Wireless internet, Sky TV, DVD and Bose surround sound, all in the comfort of the splendid lounge. Stay in one of the delightful queen size bedrooms. Quiet nights and still mornings make The Lake House the right choice. Relax and unwind with a drink on the veranda or in the indoor spa pool - both overlook the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lake House Rotorua

Address: 6 Cooper Avenue, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $204 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lake House Rotorua 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Both rooms are greats and the kids room is just great !”
  • Tahi room
crachel68, 20 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Tahi (1) room is larger with double French doors onto terrace. Rua (2) is slightly smaller with single door onto terrace”
RamboWellington, 3 Jun 2013 | Read review
“There are only two rooms, both are excellent.”
MargaretT254, 29 May 2013 | Read review
“There are two rooms the Tahi and Rua. We stayed in the latter which is slightly smaller than the Tahi room but just as nice and comfortable”
JenniferF381, 19 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Book the ensuite room if possible.”
LindsayCheshire, 12 Feb 2013 | Read review
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