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Ariari Lodge, Lake Rotorangi

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

We recently stayed at Caniwi and it was a disasterous stay. In fact we had to leave after the first night. Given it was the weekend of the big storm we arrived to find that the new owners were just moving in that day and were not organised. We had no power and no breakfast as promised. We left that...

3Thank JATWellington
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2012

We had an amazing stay at this place. The setting is true NZ in all its glory. The hosts were warm and friendly and the accomdation top notch.. Truely relax or go and explore the stunning lake and garden. So much to do from shooting to water sports.. A little gem. Jan 2011

Thank Gixer851
Reviewed 1 August 2009

Had the most relaxing stay with Maureen and Jean. Just stunning location and was made so very welcome I highly recommend

Thank WendyAuckland
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2009

We were looking for a couple of days of relaxation & found the perfect spot at Caniwi Lodge. Far enough from any town to truly appreciate the surroundings the chalet offered wonderful views of the countryside & river. Rooms were spacious & very well kept. If you are feeling fit, it's a nice walk down to the river for a...

Thank Lockwoodmanormotel
Reviewed 9 March 2009

If you are looking for privacy but with all the mod-cons and the most breathtaking views this is the place for you. We were amazed at the scenery and though the road in to the Lodge is a bit challenging (not good if arriving in the dark) it is well worth the trek...you wont be disappointed. We intend to return...

Thank RoseandRobbee

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ariari Lodge, Lake Rotorangi is a Maori owned business operated by a small team of enthusiastic whanau (family) members, who will endeavour to ensure that you experience the beauty that enticed us to this whenua (whenua) and moana (lake) during your stay. Our aim is to re-connect you to peaceful nature, the calming flow of the lake, the endless rolling hills with a environmentally friendly focus away from the fast paced city life. Providing you with an incredibly breath of fresh air approach, a touch of our culture hidden in the heart of the valley of luxury for you to unwind, pamper yourself with a level of service that is both friendly, attentive and catered for your requirements. Nga kaitiaki (guardians), your devoted team that are willing to share their piece of paradise with you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ariari Lodge, Lake Rotorangi

Address: 505 Aorere Road | R D 19, Eltham 4399, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > Eltham
Price Range: $209 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ariari Lodge, Lake Rotorangi 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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