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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Just spent the last two nights at the Lakeside Lodge. This is a cracking spot and would recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the Rotorua area. Graham & Lyndsay have struck a great balance between hospitable hosts and giving guests space to relax and enjoy the wonderful views. The breakfast is cracking (best so far in NZ), the...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We had a lovely three nights in Rotorua staying with hosts, Graham and Lyndsay. The bed and breakfast has a lovely view of the lake. We enjoyed our breakfast every morning and appreciated the fresh fruit and homemade muesli. Lyndsay and Graham were delightful hosts and they had lots of good suggestions on what to do and see in the...

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

Thank you so much G & D for your review of your stay with us and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We have two Bed and Breakfast rooms and a downstairs self contained apartment giving guests two accommodation options to choose from. We are sorry to hear that you thought you were booking the apartment though . ....

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 23 May 2015

A lovely home atmosphere that was so welcoming along with the peaceful and relaxed view of the lake. Lynsey & Graham were super helpful in helping us around the local area. Healthy and delicious home-made breakfast topped it off.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Lyndsay and Graham are very pleasant hosts. Our room was spacious and very comfortable, with a balcony facing the lake. They were helpful (and accurate) with suggestions and evaluations of places to dine and visit. Lyndsay's cooked breakfasts are a real treat, but don't miss her homemade yogurt and granola! The Lodge is located on a pretty lake and morning...

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We stayed 3 nights with Lindsay and Graham end of March. They were very friendly, gave very good tips what to visit. We enjoyed the excellent breakfast (lovely muesli). I've sent the receipt to my daughter in law in China!! The lakeview in the morning is magnificent. The room and bathroom are equipped with high quality furniture; the best we've...

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Thank Ali V
Halle (Saale), Germany
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We enjoyed our 2 nights stay very much and would have liked to stay longer! Lindsay and Graham not only provided a very nice breakfast, but also gave very good advice about restaurants and sightseeing. They even helped to book a helicopter tour to White Island, where the helicopter came to the Lodge to pick the husband up.

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Thank Gudrun A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We can't say enough about the gracious hospitality extended by Lindsay and Graham.They make you feel at home from the moment you walk in the door. They are a great source of information on what to see, where to eat, etc. They know the area very well and take great pride in making sure you enjoy your stay in Rotorua....

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Thank Laura F
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We enjoyed our 3 nights stay in The Lakeside Lodge Rotarua very much. Lyndsay and Graham are very hospitable people and made for us every day a beautiful breakfast. The views on the lake were every time surprising and Lyndsay was very helpful to give all the information where to go for interesting and wonderful places.

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Thank Theo D
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We enjoyed our stay with Lindsay and Graham so much. The room was bright and nice, the home made breakfast simply delicious and the view on lake Rotorua astonishing! We felt really at home! And: Lindsay privided us with very valuable infos and unique tips for our day trips around Rotorua- so we had an unforgetable time!

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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Staying here was 1 of our favourite places after Taupo. The Views of the trout fishers and Rotorua was fabulous. We stayed 1 night at this lovely lodge, with a helpful family couple. They went above and beyond with refreshments and breakfast, cooking my partner a bacon sandwich (typical Yorkshire man). Spent ages talking over coffee and homemade Carrott cake...

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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: ₹ 11,252 - ₹ 13,880 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles gmw0411, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“only saw our room but certain the standard would be maintained”
 of 5 bubbles robertbX4215UY, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs King with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles PaulA525, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“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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