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The Blue Cottage on Lake Rotorua

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Blue Cottage lakefront retro charm. Perfect for up to 6 guests. Home away from home, All Mod cons.
1 of 29Blue Cottage lakefront retro charm. Perfect for up to 6 guests. Home away from home, All Mod cons.
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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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The Blue Cottage is absolutely on the lakefront with the city centre only 10 minutes away. You’ll love my place because of the neighbourhood, the comfy bed, the kitchen, the cosy and the quirky retro-ness of it. My place is good for couples, friends on holidays, business travellers, and families (with kids). Brand new lake style living, large doors open to a large deck with the lake at your fingertips, Sleep out bedroom for 3rd room peace and privacy for the Grandies or teens, a space for everyone! 10 minutes from Rotorua City with all the pleasures of lake life with no sulphur fumes or a racy day to day pace. Blue Cottage has 2 cosy bedrooms in the cottage with a 3rd bedroom/sleep out with brand new comfy beds - electric blankets if the nights turn chilly. A great style of furniture...The Blue Cottage is absolutely on the lakefront with the city centre only 10 minutes away. You’ll love my place because of the neighbourhood, the comfy bed, the kitchen, the cosy and the quirky retro-ness of it. My place is good for couples, friends on holidays, business travellers, and families (with kids). Brand new lake style living, large doors open to a large deck with the lake at your fingertips, Sleep out bedroom for 3rd room peace and privacy for the Grandies or teens, a space for everyone! 10 minutes from Rotorua City with all the pleasures of lake life with no sulphur fumes or a racy day to day pace. Blue Cottage has 2 cosy bedrooms in the cottage with a 3rd bedroom/sleep out with brand new comfy beds - electric blankets if the nights turn chilly. A great style of furniture choices throughout - chunky and well made no impractical flimsy flat packs here. A prime location, quiet and calm in both the day and night. Direct access and sweeping views of the lake from the cottage and the deck. Plenty of parking on the property- Huge space for a boat or a few boats with the boat ramp 3 minutes away. WiFi TV/Freeview/Netflix Kayaks and Life Jackets BBQ and all the tools Fireplace/Firewood supplied Children's Toys, Portacot, High Chair, paddle pool available. Linen Included Noisy parties and noisy people discouraged, Quiet, peaceful and refined people - Welcome! Guest access The whole property is for your exclusive use and enjoyment. A property Manager is available at all times by phone, messaging or any other method during your stay. Recommendations, suggestions, directions and all help with boutique planning included and to your wishes. A personal welcome or visit from the Property Manager during your stay is at your leisure and invitation only, it is your holiday after all, Your holiday - your terms! This is a quiet residential location, while you have loads of privacy you'll never be isolated or lonely. Getting around There is ample parking on the property, even for larger vehicles, boats, jet skis and more, there isn't garage or undercover parking. The best advice would be you will do much better with your own transport, there is reliable public transport to the city although to make the most of the nearby attractions and there are far too many to list a car is the best way or bike, the national cycle trail and 8km bike ride into the centre of Rotorua is 2 minutes distance away. Other things to note There are a few steps into the Cottage and a single step into the Sleep out. If the little ones have their running legs on around this huge section you'll get a great workout. Breakfast is not provided - please bring your groceries with you. Coffee, Tea and Sugar included at no charge. House Rules No smoking Not suitable for pets No parties or events Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 123-425-405More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Paying guests only Visitors to be approved by the Property Manager A day charge applies for additional visitors. No tents or additional dwellings without the prior approval of the Property Manager
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Karen H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

Cannot fault this location at all - idyllic, and we loved living by the lake. We also learnt (the hard way) all about Trout Flies. If you leave the door or window open and a light on, literally thousands of them will come to visit....More

Date of stay: March 2019
1  Thank C434JEsandras
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Very good fully equipped cottage right on the edge of the lake. About 15 mins drive from the centre of Rotorua. Very quiet, with great view from the porch. The kajaks that can be used by guests are a great bonus. And the BBQ is...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank AKU1410
Roam760053, VR Owner at The Blue Cottage on Lake Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review Ad, It was a thrill to have you include us in your adventures in New Zealand visiting family and the sights. We'd love to see you again one day if the road brings you back this way....More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Lovely cottage. Owner friendly and easy to contact. Clean, comfy beds, good facilities. Use of kayaks and BBQ. Beautiful outlook and highly recommended.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had a three day stay and loved the location on the lake. Away from the rather smelly end of the lake. Great facilities including the use of the kayaks. Excellent help when we arrived and a storm had taken out the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Steph_Paris_Jul
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic stay at the Blue Cottage on Lake Rotorua for my family of 5 adults for 3 nights this November. Outstanding views and accommodations offering many amenities including a full kitchen, washer and dryer. Awake each morning to adorable ducks and black swans at the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The blue cottage was lovely. Our family loved waking up with the lake and ducks in the front yard. My kids loved kayaking in the lake. Beds were comfy and the home was very clean. Would stay here again!

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Explorer251467
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We loved the place! Everything was very well arranged and our two little girls loved the place as well. Especially the ducks, the kayak, all the toys...just perfect hangout for a couple of days. Nice and quiet location for visiting the Rotorua area.

Date of stay: March 2018
2  Thank Laurens V
Reviewed February 27, 2018

This blue cottage is perfect private and quite roomy for a cottage This has all the mod cons you ll need Clean and fresh .amazing view to wake up to every morning .we were a group of 4 females and could have been comfortable with...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank mary m
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Wonderful Bach by the lake. Every thing you need is here including the welcome party of ducks and swans. The views were spectacular despite the weather. You are very close to town by car and the bach is a wonderful retreat after a busy day...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Emma G
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
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