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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 11 January 2012

I want to adopt Graham and Lindsay as my parents, or godparents, or better, fairy godparents. They took great care of us and made us feel special, welcome, cared for and yes even loved. I had a birthday on a rare rainy day in Rotorua summer and Lindsay more than made up for the dreadful weather. I would recommend this...

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London
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Even in the worst possible weather, Lyndsay and Graham ensured we had a great stay. All of Lyndsay's tips about things to do were spot on - definitely ask her for advice. And their breakfasts were brilliant! (We didn't need to eat again until dinner...) Thanks again!

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Graham and Lyndsay are really something else. You get the impression that they can't do enough for you. We stayed there for three nights and really enjoyed their company.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2011

My first visit to New Zealand involved two stops on the North Island, the second of which was to stay at the Ngongotaha Lakeside Lodge in Rotorua to do some fly fishing. On my arrival I was warmly greeted by Lyndsay and Graham who went out of their way to make me welcome and to get settled into my comfortable...

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BigfishRotorua, Owner at Ngongotaha Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for this lovely long review of your stay with us Peter. Thank you too, for choosing to stay with us during your first fishing trip to NZ. We enjoyed having you stay with us, but were sorry that the fishing was not at it's best for you this time round . . . . maybe your next trip...

Reviewed 16 November 2011

Excellent in every respect. Graham and Lyndsay couldn't have been more charming and helpful. Their breakfast was superb and their local knowledge benefitted us greatly to see the best sights there was in the short time we had.

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BigfishRotorua, Owner at Ngongotaha Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed Rotorua and your stay with us. You were super guests' and we did enjoy meeting you all. You say "can't wait to go back" . . . . let's hope it will be soon! Take care.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2011

The hosts Lyndsay and Graham were welcoming and charming. The accomodation was spacious and very well equipped and included a big lounge with lakeside views providing stunning sunsets. Our hosts were very helpful with local advice on what to visit in the short period of time we were in Rotorua. We had great breakfasts to start the day and the...

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mildura
Reviewed 4 August 2011

Our hosts Lyndsay and Graeme are wonderful and tendered to our needs with skill and offerred advice to make our stay more enjoyable. Beautiful surrounding overlooking the Lake and very relaxing. Will return and recommend to anyone wanting to make Rotorua a base for their holiday

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 July 2011

This b and b was a great option for us. It is a little bit out of town, but beacuse we had a hire car this was never even a problem. A beautiful view over the lake at breakfast, and our own living room area, so we didnt have to stay cooped up in our room to get some privacy....

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Lyndsay B, Owner at Ngongotaha Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review of the time you spent with us during your NZ honeymoon. We are glad that you enjoyed Rotorua and that the rest of your trip went as well as you hoped. We enjoyed your visit with us too . . . you were both SO happy and were lovely guests . ....

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2010

My wife and I stayed three nights here in October 2010. Lyndsay and Graham were great hosts and they gave us discount vouchers to some attractions. The accomodation was first class in every respect. The lodge is right on the lake and is in a very quiet area far removed from the sulfur smells of Rotorua. The beds was most...

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Antwerp
Reviewed 7 November 2010

Two things I will always remember, the fantastic view and the kindness of the super friendly owners Lyndsay & Graham. Good rooms, excellent breakfast, very clean & neat. It was a real pleasure staying (3 nights) in this very pleasant and outstanding B & B. Excellent value for money.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relaxed, warm and friendly. "Hospitality Award" winning Bed & Breakfast on the shore of Lake Rotorua, offering quality accommodation away from noise, traffic and sulphur smells. Close to many major tourist activities and attractions and only a ten minute drive into Rotorua. Tastful ensuite bedrooms, with all toiletries provided . . In room flat screen TV's and tea and coffee making facilities. Start you day with a healthy, homemade generous breakfast. Fly fish for trout a few steps away at the mouth of the famous Waiteti Stream . . . We will smoke your catch for you to have with pre dinner drinks or pan fry it for your breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngongotaha Lakeside Lodge

Address: 41 Operiana Street | Ngongotaha, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $231 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ngongotaha Lakeside Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Our rooms were upstairs. Might be an issue for some. Certainly not an issue for our family; two strong lads to help with the luggage.”
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“only saw our room but certain the standard would be maintained”
 of 5 bubbles robertbX4215UY, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs King with balcony”
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“If you like the B & B service stay upstairs. For private luxury and your own lakeside garden, stay in the apartment downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles SONOFXERXES, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony facing the lake”
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