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Irvine, California
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Excellent property, beautiful view, delicious breakfast, extremely cordial hosts. Ken and Patricia were so helpful with advise and suggestions for local activities and sites. They treated us as if we were old friends. We were so fortunate to have found them. Couldn't be better!

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves--the hosts make the stay! We mistakenly booked one room for our family of four with two single beds--thankfully our hosts had another room available right next to it so we could all sleep comfortably. I enjoyed a run along the shores of the lake while the kids and dad slept in a...

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1Thank theworldismyoyster67
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We felt welcomed from the minute Chris greeted us when we arrived. The house and the gardens are beautiful and we loved watching morning arrive over Lake Rotorua. Chris and Dave were great guides to the area, recommending places and sights we would have missed. They ate breakfast with us and then reviewed the day's events when we came "home"...

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Winter Garden, Florida
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Immediately we were welcomed by Chris, Dave and their friendly dog Cole. They made us feel like part of the family and although we were there just one night we were sad to leave. The view was breathtaking and the house amazing. Breakfast was very good, and the conversation and stories of the area helped us feel like natives.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Chris and Dave (and their lovely dog, Cole) are wonderful hosts. Their home and garden is beautiful with a great view of Lake Rotorua. The room we had is spacious and excellent, and the dinner & breakfast we had were both delicious.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at Panorama in the Mokoia room..which has fabulous full length windows giving great views over the lake..a wonderful sight to wake up to. A little known fact about the room is that Orlando Bloom slept in that room whilst making Lord of the Rings! Chris and Dave were so welcoming and very generous with...

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Thank Pendaries
London
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We spent two nights here and despite the windows onto the corridor with Venetian blinds slept peacefully away from the centre of Rotorua. Our hosts could not have been more helpful with suggestions about our onward journey and what to see in Rotorua and around their attractive home overlooking the lake. If you don't mind the 10-minute drive to town...

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usa
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights during the Christmas holidays and had a lovely time. Room was a bit exposed (large glass windows with non-blackout blinds) but clean, comfortable, and the rest of the areas are great. Breakfast was continental, and getting to chat with other visitors a plus. The parting gift of a piece of Christmas cake sent me off...

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Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Friendly Chris and Dave provide a perfect and beautiful spot to relax after a long flight, with very comfortable and extremely clean accommodations and lovely breakfasts. The grounds and view are lovely. And take note on how convenient this location is to many area attractions. The six of us filled the bedrooms, so the atmosphere was one of family with...

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Takarazuka, Japan
Reviewed 1 January 2015

3 of our family stay a night in Mokoia Room. superb views, and in the morning you can see tiny bunnies running just in front of the room. Chris, Dave were wonderful host, and Chris's brother Peter,the dog named Curl, the lamb named Lucky welcomed us a lot. although our family didnot speak English well, they even helped to learn!...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Panoramic Country Homestay is the ideal base to stay near many Rotorua attractions. Take in magnificent views overlooking Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island. Feel the peace and tranquility as you relax under the stars in the private guest heated massage spa pool. Curl up in front of the log fire in winter or the more energetic can play tennis or take many walks listening to the birds. Enjoy extra large beds for a peaceful nights sleep. All rooms have private bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Panoramic Country Homestay

Address: 144 Fryer Road | Hamurana, RD 7, Rotorua 3097, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: ₹ 10,466 - ₹ 12,016 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — A Panoramic Country Homestay 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Sleep where Orlando Bloom slept..book the Mokoia room!”
 of 5 bubbles Pendaries, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The Mokoia Room was the best!”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraFil, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The Mokoia Room has a great view of the gardens and Lake and is quite large with a very modern ensuit. Beautiful gardens with peaceful surrounds.”
 of 5 bubbles Griffs307, 22 Jan 2012 | Read review
“So good to have a bath as well as a shower”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineWilliam, 22 Aug 2011 | Read review
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