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Reviewed 23 October 2013

What a lovely place to stay! A little bit of the West Midlands (UK) with a North Island flavour! Carol and Ken could not have been more accommodating, their home is gorgeous, their rooms and facilities second to none. Quite honestly one of the best B&Bs on our NZ tour. Highly recommended!

Thank Oneblokesingin
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 September 2013

After a week in Queenstown, we spent 2 nights in roturua before flying home. Picked this B&B as we would want the children to have a different lodging experience in New Zealand. On top of that, it also offers a room with bunk beds which is ideal for family with young children like us. Ken and Carol were such amazing...

Thank Joclarelim
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Thanks a lot for welcoming us at The Lake House. It s such a pleasant stay, rooms are great and Carol & Ken very warm people, thanks a lot for all the good recommandations, we loved the Hamurana springs!!!! Really yummy breakfast, warm rooms in winter, amazing view on the lake..... Super endroit a ne pas manquer a Rotorua, une...

Thank crachel68
Reviewed 18 July 2013

This January my husband and I went for 1 month to New Zealand for our honeymoon. As we did a tour of the two islands we stayed at many hotels/b&Bs/lodges. When I think back at our accommodation we can say for sure that our stay at the Lake House was the most pleasant. Firstly, the hosts were amazing. Carol greeted...

Thank adinarc
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I had gone for my honeymoon to New Zealand and the Lake House was one of the best places we stayed at. The hosts were gracious and hospitable from the word Go. As soon as we entered Carol offered us tea and home baked muffins. We had a great time using the kayaks and the hot tub. Carol and Ken...

Thank Anjali191
Reviewed 3 June 2013

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely Queens Birthday weekend stay in Rua Room at The Lake House, hosts Ken & Carol Saxby. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home. Our room was the smaller 1 of the 2 but perfectly adequate and well appointed. Carol's fabulous home baking/cooking was beaut. Wonderful selection of hot...

Thank RamboWellington
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We ended our NZ trip on a high note with a couple of days at the Lake House, Rotarua. Easy to find with Carol and Ken's directions, within easy reach of all the Rotarua attractions and walking distance of great restaurant. The Lake House is extremely comfortable, the rooms were lovely with wonderful views across the lake and stunning sunsets....

Thank Margaret T
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights in February. Ken and Carol are wonderful hosts and clearly enjoy sharing their lovely home. The Lake House is right on the edge of the lake, in a quiet and peaceful location, just a few kilometres outside the town. Carol baked goodies for a welcoming tea on arrival and the breakfasts were excellent....

Thank SuttonGolfer
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Carol and Ken made us extremely welcome when we stayed during February, We had anice room with lovely views of the lake and particularly enjoyed use of the hot tub by the lake. Location is a short distance from town, no smells and its nice to go to the far side of the lake. They gave us plenty of information...

Thank mmuggeri
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Having read the previous reviews, we can only say that we completely agree with all the positive comments. The only thing to add is that Ken and Carol are very widely traveled and read, so they are equally comfortable talking about politics in the Middle East as they are discussing the sights of Rotorua. Their home is spotless, the porch...

Thank Tim H

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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: $199 - $218 (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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