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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 January 2012

The last review said it all, but we wanted to also add our utmost gratitude for having the opportunity to stay at Lodge 199 in its last month. We travelled around New Zealand for a month, but our stay at Lodge 199 was unmatched due to the incredible hospitality and graciousness of Kay Shortland. Even though the property was stunning...

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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2012

As the last ever guests at the 'Lodge at 199', we cannot sing it's praises highly enough, being totally impressed with the accommodation, stunning location and the warmth and friendliness of Kay (and Freddie), our hostess (and dog). Kays attention to detail and guests needs made this a fantastic place to stay and was one of the highlights of our...

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Thank Andrew P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2011

We loved the Lodge at 199, it is beautifully located and decorated and Kay is a perfect hostess. The rroms and beds are just fabulous, we had the lodge to ourselves and felt at home right away. Her gorgeous dog Freddie is a charmer and loves to be cuddled. With log fires a huge garden and uninterrupted views of the...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2010

Kay is a loevely host and this was a perfect base to saty in whilst exploring the Rotorua area - such a relaxing and gracious place to come back to - so relaxing.

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Louisville, KY
Reviewed 4 October 2010

We only stayed at the Lodge for 2 evenings, but were taken away by the surroundings and the terrific accommodations provided by Kay. She was extremely helpful and such a great hostess. We miss you (and Fred) already! Lake Tarawera is absolutely gorgeous and you could not smell the sulfur from Rotorua and the surrounding geothermal areas, which was a...

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Thank nmorse99
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2010

Firstly, we stayed at the Lodge in June 2009 not 2010 and we stayed 3 nights. My husband and I loved the Lodge. Situated right on the edge of Lake Tarawera down a long driveway, the setting is private and serene. We loved sharing the break-fast table with the other guests and exchanging stories. Kay our host was very hospitable...

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London
Reviewed 8 June 2010

We stayed at the Lodge at 199 for two nights in March while travelling around New Zealand for our honeymoon. As soon as we arrived Kay and Freddie made us feel so welcome and showed us to a gorgeous room. Throughout our stay Kay was a wonderful host and the service we received was second to none. The Lodge itself...

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Sheffield
Reviewed 30 March 2010

Two nights wasn't long enough in this delightful lodge at the water's edge. Our room was luxurious with a view down to the lake and a private terrace. The lounge and dining area were beautifully furnished. We had pre dinner drinks with our fellow guests and our charming hostess with a beautifully cooked dinner one evening prepared by a private...

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Thank SheffieldM
Hertfordshire
Reviewed 17 March 2010

We stayed for two nights in the lap of luxury. Kay is a very welcoming host and she made us feel at home from the moment she opened the door. The lodge is beautifully appointed and the room we stayed in was both very spacious and full of small touches that made it feel very luxurious (fresh flowers, soft rugs,...

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savannah
Reviewed 16 March 2010

Lodge 199 is a 5 star B&B located on Lake Tarawera located near Rotorua.Your gracious host Kay will compliment your visit with a great glass of wine while enjoying a magnificent view of the Lake .The rooms all have a view and are elegant.We even had a private chef for our evening gourmet meal the first night. A Float Plane...

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Luxury accommodation at Lodge 199 nestled along Lake Tarawera Rotorua New Zealand. Five star boutique lodge for luxury vacations providing dinners, bed & breakfast. Lodge at 199 is a short flight from Auckland airport with New Zealand nature views. Exclusive boutique accommodation for private holidays and functions. ... more   less 

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Address: 199 Spencer Road | Lake Tarawera, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $601 - $601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lodge at 199 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Every room is exquisite. Kay even accommodated our adult daughter in an adjacent guest house, which was also spacious and welcoming!”
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