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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 August 2013

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by our host John we liked this place. John is simply the best host we encountered on a 4-week trip through NZ. Entertaining, informing and always ready for a nice talk. The house is gordious. We stayed in the big room in front of the house. He originally put us there, but...

1Thank Remco2492
Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Although we saw many interesting things in Rotorua, the real highlight was Robertson House. The house was beautiful and John the host was the friendliest person I think I've ever met. Just a short walk into town and in a quiet spot. Highly recommended.

1Thank vashka0310
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Our best accomodation on our Trip in New Zealand. Very friendly,very clean AND a very Good Breakfast .we Hope we can come again.we got very Good Information about the attractions DVD the surrounding Dr.J.&R. Lorenz

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Lovely b&b with easy walking distance of Rotorua town. John as a most convivial host with a refreshing easy going approach. Nothing was too much of a problem for him and we were made to feel very much ag home. Although there were no tea making facilities in the bedroom, we were always welcome to use the kitchen to make...

Thank Dealhunter60
Reviewed 11 March 2013 via mobile

Booked a room last minute for a weekend in rotorua, john the owner was beyond helpful and booked shuttles and attractions for us and was full of recommendations for things to do in the limited time we had. The house was clean and the rooms were beautiful. It's in a good location just a 20m walk from the center of...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We visited Robertson House in Rotorua several weeks ago on a weekend away from home and I have to say what a fantastic place it was with the most welcoming service. The house itself is a beautiful old colonial villa which has been done up and is really, really comfortable and homely. It is about a 10-15 fifteen minute walk...

Thank M D
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2013

I stayed in the red room at Robertson House at the end of 2012, and had a wonderful experience. The building is charming, the rooms are period and the atmosphere is spacious and elegant. John is a really friendly guy, and is helpful in telling you some of the nearby places to visit. Tip: Ask him about some of the...

Thank Kris K
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 24 July 2012

No doubt, John is the friendliest guy and very helpful. But this was the most expensive place we stayed at in New Zealand and we regret spending the money ($175 for 2 ppl) for a mediocre experience. Don't know if all B&Bs are like this in NZ, but breakfast was lacking (toast, cereal, cheese slices); I expected something hardy and...

4Thank Customer931
johnloki, Owner at Robertson House, responded to this review

I think this couple from Texas was expecting Las Vegas, instead of RotoVegas. I love what I do and try my best for all guests. I do a big continental breakfast with vogels bread, fresh fruit salads, cold meats, cheese, home made cakes etc We have full gas central heating and the house is warm. I did put extra oil...

Sleeuwijk, Holland
Reviewed 27 March 2012

A nice old building in "art Deco style"we entered when arriving at John's place. He showed us the room with a small terrace, viewing the garden. We got a lot of information from John who was very helpful in every way. He made a reservation for us for the Maui show in the evening. He even called the buscompany when...

2Thank Bert R
Dummer, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We had been recommended Robertson House by some Europeans we'd met in a Queenstown B&B, we were not able to consult Trip Advisor by this time in our month long trip so recommendations of any sort were greatfully received. We were headed for Rotorua so contacted John and booked two nights. To be honest, we may not have ventured down...

1Thank ChrisR200

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An historic house only 2 minutes drive from city centre built by one of Rotorua’s forefathers in 1905 renovated retaining its colonial charm our friendly host will be happy to assist with information and bookings for Rotorua attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Robertson House

Address: 70 Pererika Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $74 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Robertson House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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