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Designer Holidays Farmstay B&B

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San Rafael, Ca
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I picked this because of the recommendations on tripadvisor. Although it is not rated highly in this peculiar rating system, the people who have stayed here were happy with it. I was happy too, although I admit that it isn’t for everyone. The house is very neat and clean, and little signs around the place ask you to keep it...

Thank brianboru7
lancashire uk
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We always like to stay at B & Bs so that we have a more personal and real life experience of the country we are visiting. Lenva and Robert were able to supply this in spades. The house was beautifully situated; the room was very clean and the bed extremely comfortable. Breakfast was good and provided an ideal opportunity to...

Thank wilbandfriends
Great Plains
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We wanted a B&B type experience in NZ as we love staying in a real home with real people of that location. Our stay in Rotorua perfectly fit this desire - our host couple were genuine, warm, patiently answered all our questions even if they might have thought some were silly. The home was beautifully located and very nicely furnished....

1Thank dreamtraveler4
Lennikins, Owner at Designer Holidays Farmstay B&B, responded to this review

We enjoyed having your family stay. Such a loving family, and how wonderful that you could all experience New Zealand together. It was totally our pleasure. Lenva and Robert Clark

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 May 2012

Brilliant home-stay with genuine Kiwi visitor experience. Room, bed and home was amazing and warmed with a lovely log burner fire. Great meal of roast lamb, and all the trimmings. Our hosts are to be commended on the presentation of their home and property. We would recommend to anyone wanting a comfortable and memorable experience.

Thank Lucy M
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Wonderful accommodation, would definitely stay here again. The bed was very comfortable, the food was superb, the hosts were genuine and lovely. The view is amazing and the hosts go out of their way to ensure you have an amazing time.

1Thank Roderick M
New Zealand
Reviewed 14 May 2012 via mobile

We totally loved staying here! We have never stayed anywhere so friendly with such great care and effort taken for every guest. The house is in the best location in Rotorua with stunning views. The brilliant hosts put in the extra mile for you and no praise is high enough for this place.

Thank Nymphonicx
Napanee, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2012

My husband and I recently returned from a trip with GoWay Travel to New Zealand and Australia. We selected the optional Farmstay and thoroughly enjoyed our brief stay with Robert and Lenva Clark. Their home and the views were lovely. It was great to visit with some "native" New Zealanders and hear their perspective on the various topics we covered....

Thank Blizzard0955
California City, California
Reviewed 21 January 2012

Excellent food, quiet, tranquil settting. Sunset over mountains and lake. Good food, wonderful company.

Thank Joy M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2011

I was picked up from my hotel, along with 3 others, and taken on a trip round the lakes, before going to the home of Robert and Lenva Clark. After refreshments, we looked round the farm, and then ate a lovely home cooked meal with them. Their house has stunning views of the lake and mountains, and I'm glad that...

Thank Karen R
SW London
Reviewed 7 April 2011

We were collected from out hotel and the four of us wre given several options of things to do on the way back to the house, including travelling straight there and having tea on the lawn. We opted to see some local lakes . Robert was a knowledgeable guide and at one of the photo stops helped us spot an...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amazing panoramic views overlooking Lake Rotorua, city and Mokoia Island, with Mount Tarawera as a backdrop. B&B is situated on an immaculate 5 acre block in rural setting with friendly sheep and goats. A modern and exceptionally comfortable home offering two rooms with Queen beds, a private guest lounge, and an outside deck for you to relax and enjoy the stunning vistas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Designer Holidays Farmstay B&B

Address: 476 Oturoa Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: ₹ 6,905 - ₹ 8,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Boths rooms were equally nice and no advantage in either location.”
 of 5 bubbles dreamtraveler4, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are amazing, any room is well set out with comfy beds. Hint: the dressing gowns are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles RoderickM693, 13 May 2012 | Read review
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