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    Lyons Lakestay

    8 Okareka Loop Rd | Lake Okareka RD5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
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    • Excellent39%
    • Very good31%
    • Average22%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
    16 Jan 2015
    “Great value for money and superb view”
    30 Dec 2013
    “Pleasant stay”
    Free Parking
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 21 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 LakestayResponded 29 January 2014

    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 LakestayResponded 29 January 2014

    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 LakestayResponded 31 May 2012

    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 LakestayResponded 31 May 2012

    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

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • USD 38 - USD 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
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    "First room on the right as you enter the Lakestay from the driveway has a great wide double bed, very comfy."
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