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Lyons Lakestay

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Whangamata, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 July 2011

Overall the idea of the place was great, just had the problem that the room and bedding were real damp. This was too the point that we up and left for a motel in town at midnite as we were unable to stay. The next day I mentioned to the owner politely that we'd had that issue....It was dismissed with...

Thank dila1
okpossum, Owner at Lyons Lakestay, responded to this review

This complaint was a real surprise! I did apologise when she delivered the key to me the next day.The guests were only here for the 1 night while attending a family dinner nearby,I was expecting them about 4-5pm but never arrived so I didnt get the opportunity to meet them and arrange to put the heater on .The key had...

Reviewed 22 June 2011

We loved the facilties and the friendly hosts! The surroundings were so beautiful and we got a good night's rest. We loved the fresh muesli in the morning and if we needed a lift out hosts were only too happy to help us out.

Thank teacher1Melbourne
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2010

Spent a week based at Lyons Lakestay, really helpful, relaxed and accommodating hosts with all the facilities needed for a comfortable stay. Also very nice homemade breakfasts. Located a short drive out of Rotorua it's a very peaceful place without the tourists and smells of the town. Good access by bike to to all the mountain bike trails in the...

Thank crankslave
Brisbane Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2010

Just 10 minutes by car from all the tourist spots of Rotorua, our stay at Lyons Lakeside proved to be just what was needed. Situated near Lake Okareka, one of the many lakes in Rotorua, it was the perfect location to relax and unwind after a really busy period of work. Set amongst greenery and close by the lakeside we...

1Thank pace84
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2010

Comfort, cleanliness, and a warm, friendly, peaceful atmosphere … you can even hear bumble bees.. Friendly Sheryl can not be more helpful, great advice on local attractions. Enjoy the lakeside with fantastic Lake views. Recommended for anyone who want to get away from busy city life… I will definitely go back..

Thank stephane198198
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2010

We stayed at lyons lakestay for 2 relaxing nights in July 2010 - it was such a gorgeous escape that definately didn't break the bank (we had plenty time to do that as we headed to wellington afterwards). We had driven down that day from the hustle and bustle of auckland and were so happy once we checked into our...

Thank Kama_10
Reviewed 19 July 2010

We had a great time staying at Lyons. Although it was a bit far away from the city centre, we could manage:) Thank you for having us and choosing for us your best honeymoon suite Cheryl:)

Thank MikaWawa
great britain
Reviewed 1 May 2008

Fantastic location. A 2 minute walk from Lake Okareka which has stunning views. Very quiet here too as out of the hustle and bustle of Rotorua! We only stayed here for 2 nights but thoroughly enjoyed it. The owners are lovely and make you feel very welcome, also advising you on things to see and do. I would not advise...

Thank lauraandian
Reviewed 5 March 2008

Lyons Lakestay is just outside Rotorua on the North Island. It was clean, comfortable and only 15 mins from the town centre. It was perfect for us as we did not want to stay in town. the views from the accomodationwere beautiful and it certainly didnt feel like we were so close to a city. it is a perfect base...

1Thank zobbicle
nottingham, UK
Reviewed 17 November 2007

Having just returned from a three week holiday in New Zealand staying in a variety of different hostels and B&Bs, Lyons Lakestay was one of the best places we stayed. Away from the 'hustle and bustle(!)' of Rotorua (about 10 minutes drive) it was quiet and well-equipped, but above all our host was excellent. Cheryl was enthusiastic about the local...

Thank nottingham_UKBeanbag

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small, eco-friendly accommodation that is quiet, but only 12 kms from Central Rotorua. Nestled on the hill in Native Bush, opposite Lake Okareka (20m).The lakestay has 3 rooms suitable for Double and single B& B,or "boutique budget" self catering option in the 3 or 4 bed room suitable for those looking for "backpacker style" sharing facilities, in a modern ,well designed facility. Also suitable for small groups 4-8 persons to have the Lakestay as a holiday unit for yourselves. The Lakestay is an evolving Organic business and a member of the Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lyons Lakestay

Address: 8 Okareka Loop Rd | Lake Okareka RD5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $52 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lyons Lakestay 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“First room on the right as you enter the Lakestay from the driveway has a great wide double bed, very comfy.”
BauTheCampervan, 16 Jan 2015 | Read review
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