We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Lyons Lakestay

    8 Okareka Loop Rd | Lake Okareka RD5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park & Motel
          275 reviews
          #4 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Solitaire Lodge
          137 reviews
          #22 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
           
          Mokoia Downs Estate B&B
          375 reviews
          #1 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Rotorua
           
          VR Rotorua Lake Resort
          370 reviews
          #23 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
           
          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good31%
          • Average22%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
          16 Jan 2015
          “Great value for money and superb view”
          30 Dec 2013
          “Pleasant stay”
          Free Parking
          Kitchenette
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park & Motel
          275 reviews
          #4 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Solitaire Lodge
          137 reviews
          #22 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
           
          Mokoia Downs Estate B&B
          375 reviews
          #1 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Rotorua
           
          VR Rotorua Lake Resort
          370 reviews
          #23 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (22)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 22 reviews

          Reviewed 17 January 2015

          We spent a few days at Lyons Lakestay and enjoyed ourselves very much. Cheryl is a great host and was very helpful in giving us tips on how to make the most of our visit to Rotorua. The town and the geothermal areas are a...More

          1  Thank Francesco C
          Reviewed 31 December 2013

          We were a group of five, staying here for 3 nights. It was a decent vacation house, near to Lake Okareka and a few minutes drive from Rotorua City. Located in a quiet area surrounded by beautiful scenery. The house itself was a bit small...More

          1  Thank Handoko T
          Response from okpossum, Owner at Lyons Lakestay

          Thank you for your review . I am sorry about the disappointments with your stay. I do make contact with the guests daily to make sure they are all happy, which is an opportunity to find out what is required, and as you had hired...More

          Reviewed 3 October 2013

          At a glance the web site gave an impression of secluded accommodation in a natural setting by the lake. In reality this is a downstairs flat of a residential house on a small section tucked between other residential houses close to the lake. It was...More

          Thank JAFWA
          Response from okpossum, Owner at Lyons Lakestay

          I am very sorry about the disappointment of your stay at the lakestay. Although we do have houses either side of us , there is bush between all of them. All the rooms have an outlook onto the native bush and gardens. There are views...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2012

          Stayed here for two nights in April. The place was spacious and self contained. The kids loved the room with the bunk beds. Well stocked kitchen with pots, pans and almost everything that you needed. Overall a very pleasant experience. Pluses: Great views of lake...More

          Thank Trevelling_Macs
          Response from okpossum, Owner at Lyons Lakestay

          Thank you Gina ,great to hear you and the family enjoyed your stay. Feedback is important to us so i have noted comment about the lighting and try to remedy.Some toiletries always availble in bathroom cupboard.We are a budget accommodatiion, so dont focus on the...More

          Reviewed 16 April 2012

          We stayed here for two nights while touring NZ. It was OK and in a lovely area for walking (though a fair distance from the town) but the room was quite small and as it was off the driveway, under the house, there was no...More

          Thank fionafayre
          Response from okpossum, Owner at Lyons Lakestay

          Thank you Fiona for your review. I am very sorry that we did not meet your expectations.I am not sure why you expected a lake view from your room as they are not advertised as Lake Views ,but garden views, which your room had out...More

          Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park & Motel
          275 reviews
          #4 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Solitaire Lodge
          137 reviews
          #22 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
           
          Mokoia Downs Estate B&B
          375 reviews
          #1 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Rotorua
           
          VR Rotorua Lake Resort
          370 reviews
          #23 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 38 - USD 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Lyons Lakestay reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • North Island >
          • Bay of Plenty Region >
          • Rotorua District >
          • Rotorua
          Nearby
          Cedarwood Lakeside
          255 reviews
          7.55 km away
           
          Santa Maria Motel
          59 reviews
          7.13 km away
           
          Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort
          428 reviews
          7.48 km away
           
          Solitaire Lodge
          137 reviews
          4.14 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery
          431 reviews
          8.00 km away
          The Factory Smokehouse & Grill
          54 reviews
          6.58 km away
          Mokoia Restaurant
          280 reviews
          7.49 km away
          Sequoia Eatery Rotorua
          106 reviews
          6.81 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Totally Tarawera
          273 reviews
          4.20 km away
          Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest
          3,135 reviews
          6.91 km away
          Blue Lake Track
          502 reviews
          1.96 km away
          Buried Village of Te Wairoa
          811 reviews
          4.40 km away
          Questions & Answers
          Get quick answers from Lyons Lakestay staff and past guests.
          Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Room Tips
          "First room on the right as you enter the Lakestay from the driveway has a great wide double bed, very comfy."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing