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Koura Lodge

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay, the rooms were clean and tastefully decorated. The beds are comfy and it was nice to have lovely extras included. Toiletries, milk, tissues, lots of towels, SkY TV. We felt relaxed as soon as we arrived. We are lucky we got a great lounge and kitchen which overlooked the lake. The hosts were...

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The location and the staff make this place. It's right on Lake Rotorua, which is a delight. Micheal was present when we checked in and he really extended himself with suggestions, reservations help etc. The room itself was a little over-furnished, cutting down on available room and making for difficult walking routes. Try to avoid room # 1 as it...

Thank 87,181
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

You really are spoilt with Koura Lodge, the setting is just stunning with views of the lake and beyond. The garden rooms opened straight onto the lawn, with sun beds and the lake shore so close, you could dip your toes whilst sunbathing. Our tour operator told us that it's run as a hotel rather than a hosted property and...

Thank Pinchens
West Somerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful view across the lake. Situated on a prominentary into the lake with a lakeside setting, garden running down to the lake. Luxury rooms with whirlpool bath and shower. Nothing too much trouble. Great breakfast spread.

Thank Michael L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great views of the lake, there is a hot tub & sauna for guests use, also kayaks for use (apparently a tennis court not that we saw that) Rooms have everything you need but bathroom felt a bit plasticky but functional Great breakfast- buffet selection & bacon, scrambled egg or pancakes cooked to order Into town in taxi cost $15...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Well this rates as one of our two favourite places to stay (the other being in Majorca, should you wish to know!). We had a lodge room (8), although not in the main lodge it still had a great view of the lake, with our own sitting area. Bedroom had everything we needed - well laid out and we loved...

Thank sev8
Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 26 November 2016

My husband planned our wonderful honeymoon and chose the Koura Lodge based on all of the excellent reviews. Don't get me wrong - likely the best views and very well appointed property in Rotorua. Mike and Becky, our hosts, were delightful and very welcoming and helpful, quick to recommend excursions, offered to make bookings, and Mike makes a mean poached...

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Koura lodge for 4 nights and found it very relaxing and peaceful. Beautiful surroundings where the well-maintained rooms face the lake. Warm and friendly service from our hosts who cook a home-made breakfast for you everyday. Another highlight is the resident dog who will happily come up to you for cuddles :))

Thank Peatan
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My husband and I stayed in a lakeview premium room for three nights and we very much enjoyed the peaceful, warm and beautiful scenery that this lodge had to offer. The staff was efficient and friendly. Their dog Lenny was just adorable. Each room had a designated parking lot free of charge. The room was always kept clean. Breakfast was...

Thank mrgccheng
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Friendly welcoming hosts with beautiful views across the lake, tea and cake served on arrival, knwlable and informative on local attractions and offered lots of alternatives. Accommodation of a high standard with a large choice and freshly cooked breakfast.

Thank wendyfayers

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Koura Lodge offers boutique bed and breakfast lakeside accommodation in Rotorua, New Zealand. Enjoying an un-rivalled lakefront location, Koura Lodge is at the centre of it all. Just five minutes' drive to the city centre and even closer to many of Rotorua’s world famous attractions. Accommodating a maximum of 18 guests, our hosts are able to provide the individual attention you require, while ensuring your stay is restful in our tranquil surrounds. The Lodge offers a variety of accommodation, with all 8 rooms featuring magnificent lake views. A fresh buffet and cooked breakfast, lakeside open air jacuzzi, finnish sauna, canoeing, fishing and tennis are all part of Koura Lodge's real New Zealand experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koura Lodge

Address: 209 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $444 - $589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Koura Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All views are great.”
 of 5 bubbles Cassie2808, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room # 1: too close to noisy breakfast area”
 of 5 bubbles 87181, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a lake view...”
 of 5 bubbles JamieC469, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best room is 2&3, it faces the lake and has direct access to it too”
 of 5 bubbles mrgccheng, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear to have stunning view”
 of 5 bubbles wendyfayers, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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