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    City Lights Boutique Lodge

    56c Mountain Road | Western Heights, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 29 March 2017

    Great room,a lot better than our travel agents photo.Angie and Leigh were great about ideas about where to go and, especially, where to eat.The view from the lawn was nice.It was also good that we could just walk out onto the back lawn through the...More

    Thank KeithMaryCox
    Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 30 March 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us and found our recommendations useful. We are also pleased that you liked the views from our garden and meeting our pet...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2017

    We fully endorse previous comments. We are just back from our 6 weeks trip through New Zealand and Australia and our stay with Angie and Lee was one of our best. We stayed three nights and took their advice on where to go and what...More

    Thank Angela B
    Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 25 March 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very happy to hear that you have arrived home safely but we were also very sorry to see you leave. We enjoyed meeting you and chatting with you and it felt like we were saying goodbye to...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here during our 6 week tour of New Zealand. Angie and Lee were some of the most helpful and knowledge hosts we had. The property is about 10 mins drive from the town centre. The continental breakfast it is substantial. During our stay...More

    Thank Birmingham1
    Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 18 March 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay with us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay despite the terrible weather we had whilst you were with us. We were also glad that you still managed to get out and make the...More

    Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at City Lights on our tour of New Zealand and was a great place to relax on a hot sunny afternoon over looking Rotorua. Accommodation was excellent and a very nice breakfast choice provided each morning. Angie & Leigh were great hosts.

    Thank kjr999
    Response from Angie R, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 11 March 2017

    Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a relaxing time here and enjoyed the views and breakfast. We hope that you also enjoyed the rest of your stay in New Zealand.

    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    We stayed at City Lights for two nights during our recent trip to New Zealand. We stayed in the Tui suite which was lovely. Angie and Leigh are super hosts with great knowledge of the area. The breakfasts are superb - particularly the homemade kiwi...More

    Thank dwammer
    Response from Angie R, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 9 March 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, as we did hosting you. We were very sorry when you left and felt like we were saying goodbye to old friends. We do hope that we see...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • US$183 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    Julie R
    2 July 2017|
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    Response from citylights10 | Property representative |
    Hi Julie, Yes we do provide hairdryers in all the rooms.
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    Kate287
    9 March 2017|
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    Response from Angie R | Property representative |
    Hi Kate, We are 6K (10 mins drive from the main restaurants in the city. There is nothing within walking distance, sorry.
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    "all rooms have a great view."
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    "It is a small B&B and so the choice is small and our room was large and excellent."
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    "The cottage you first drive past next to the Alpacas is so lovely!"
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    "Tui Suite is spacious with comfy lounge area and good bathroom. Sliding doors open onto the garden with..."
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