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Houston
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Cedarwood Lakeside is about 5 minutes from town. We stayed in the 2 BR Lakeside unit and it was really lovely. Nick and Fiona were very nice and helpful. The downside were the TROUT FLIES! I'm not sure if this was a normal or heavy infestation and for how long they are present, but you need to ask before booking....

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi edwardr801, Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay. We are pleased that you enjoyed our Lakefront Units, they are very popular for their endless views across Lake Rotorua. The trout flies are completely harmless and we do ensure that we give you the advice on how to deal with...

Frankfurt , Germany
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a Motel wich is well equipped and has nice spacious rooms .The furniture is very nice and the kitchen misses nothing.The place is well maintained and the service is excellent. the Location very Close to the lake is very nice.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi madbo0, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent stay with us at Cedarwood! We are pleased that you found our property had everything that you required and that you enjoyed our location on the edge of Lake Rotorua. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cedarwood on your next travels to Rotorua....

Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

This place is about 5 minutes from town and is worth the drive. Guy in reception was lovely, rooms are not brand new but very clean and cosy. Right on the river and you feel like you have your own space. Laundry available along with pool and bbq. Very happy with our stay.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi gem_gem001, Thank you for your kind words after your recent stay with us at Cedarwood. We are glad that you enjoyed our surroundings and facilities on offer. See you next time in Rotorua! Regards Fiona & Nick.

Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

This is one of the nicest accommodation for my family in the North Island! The 2 bedroom cottage is well equipped and is really comfortable. Although there is no aircon, the ceiling fan more than suffice in the relatively cool summer during our stay in early February. Each cottage is entitled to loan up to 4 DVDs which is great!...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Syn C, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience of Cedarwood after your recent stay with us. We are rapt that you considered us one of the nicest accommodations on your travels around the North Island! Unfortunately with the sulphur air in Rotorua air conditioning units do not last very long hence the ceiling fans...

Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Rooms were exceptionally clean - hard to believe that other people had already stayed here before us. Pool facilities immaculate and a great asset. We had a great time and any requests were dealt with promptly.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Jax94, Thank you for your sharing your views of Cedarwood after your recent stay and thank you for acknowledging our clean units, our team do take pride in presenting our units well. Certainly alot of guests enjoy the pool area and we hope to see you all again on your next travels to Rotorua! Best wishes Fiona & Nick.

Carterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Cedarlodge with a couple of friends, staying in one of their 2 bedroom Family Units. Plenty of room and exceptionally tidy. The short walk of 50mtrs to the lake edge with spectacular views in every direction. A gorgeous warm in ground pool & outdoor spa area, plenty of room for the children to play...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi CretsCrew, Thank you for sharing your thoughts of Cedarwood after your stay in January, we are pleased that you enjoyed our facilities and that you took advantage of one of our Lake Front Units! We are certainly lucky to have so much green space for the family to run around. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Away from the hustle and bustle of Rotorua this place is tranquil and beautiful. The rooms are the perfect size for a couple and one of the huge bonuses of this place is their spa pool, we gave The Polynesian Spas a miss and hopped in the spa at the motel and enjoyed a brilliant view over the lake. Friendly...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi AmyJFowler, Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you found our location quiet & tranquil, we are certainly lucky to be located where we are! We are glad that you took advantage of the outdoor spa and its great views across the lake! We hope to see you back again on your next travels to Rotorua! Best...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in December for 3 nights. The rooms are rather small but adequate. The facility is actually s small cluster of "beach side" units next to a lake. The views are breathtaking and worth the price paid. Clean and functional is what I would use to describe the 2 bedroom unit that I took. Bathroom wise, it is a...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi ngck2006, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your stay with us in December.We are glad that you found our two bedroom unit to be clean and functional. We are not sure what you are referring to with the water in the shower, if you turn the shower onto hot, then the flow of hot...

Hamiton
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Great location, rooms are spacious, clean and comfy- a home away from home ( but with better views)! Excellent play area for kids and hosts Nick and Fiona are lovely. Have stayed here before and will definitely be staying here again.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Kathryn_W_10, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with other travellers. We are pleased that you enjoyed our location, and that you felt our units are homely. Yes, the addition of our new children's playground has been popular with our younger guests! We look forward to seeing you all back again on your next travels to...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Visited New Zealand 9th times and when in Rotorua, Cedarwood Lakeside is always my choice. Beautiful scenery, warm accommodation, good facilities and important nice and friendly host. Thanks Margaret and Fiona for always making our stay a memorable one.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Peter_Chee, Thank you so much for your kind words after your recent stay with us again at Cedarwood! We are delighted that you always choose us when visiting Rotorua, sorry we were not here this time on your visit however I see that Margaret took good care of you all. Have a great Christmas and New Year and see...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quiet, tranquil lakefront accommodation and conference venue on the shores of Lake Rotorua, Cedarwood Lakeside is one of the most relaxing motels in Rotorua, and is your gateway to the very best of Rotorua's world-renowned tourist attractions and adventure activities.We are located within easy driving distance of Rotorua City Centre which is approximately 8 minutes away or 2 minutes drive to the Regional Airport, the gateway to Central Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cedarwood Lakeside

Address: 17 Holden Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $146 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cedarwood Lakeside 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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#5 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#8 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#13 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#14 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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“Any room would be good”
 of 5 bubbles caw83, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a lakeside unit”
 of 5 bubbles buds_nz, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view ask when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles JudiRainbow, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No noise anywhere - great blackout curtains enabling a nice sleep in! :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Jax94, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Close to the lake is wonderful”
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