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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed there just after Easter holidays last week. The motel has fantastic views of the lake and it is a nice tranquil place only a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist city. Love the fact that it was right at the water's edge of the lake with no roads in between the motel and...

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi jamesyeh5, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean with everything you need. Yes, we are lucky to have great views from the property across Lake Rotorua. We are glad that there was nothing you didn't like! Lastly, thank you for...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WE had a family get together in Rotorua for a week - 4 units, 5 kids, plus grand parents. All found the units clean, well maintained, and comfortable - we especially liked the black out curtains! !0 min away from the hustle and bustle of the town and Rotorua's famous sulphur smell, but it does mean you need a car....

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Granfromnelson, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean with everything you need. Yes, we are lucky to have great views from the property across Lake Rotorua. We are glad that there was nothing you didn't like! Lastly, thank you for...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Strong heater, great service and lake view. The apartment was spacious and cozy, plus fiber connection! The owners were lovely and thoughtful, they lent us clean towels for us to take out during the day for our spa trip, so our own towels won't get the sulphur smell...

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Kelan L, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! Yes, we are lucky to have great views from the property across Lake Rotorua. We are glad that there was nothing you didn't like! Lastly, thank you for recommending Cedarwood to other travellers and we look forward to seeing you back here...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You are right on the lake front, we take our boat and there are no issues with parking. Right out of the hussle of town but not too far away to drive in if you want to. Our children love staying here with the pool, spa, dvd's and books on offer. The new owners were great - we accidentally left...

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi jomclean, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us again, :-) Yes, we are lucky to have great views from the property across Lake Rotorua. We are glad that there was nothing you didn't like! Lastly, thank you for recommending Cedarwood to other travellers and we look forward to seeing you back...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is a firm family favourite, but it has changed hands since our last visit. We had a couple of issues on arrival but the new owners were very responsive in sorting them out and our unit was just as clean and tidy as always. The key factor for us was how keen our kids were to get back for...

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi KatH420, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean as always. thank you we look forward to seeing you back here on your next travels to Rotorua. Best Wishes Leon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay! No frills, other than the natural beauty of the Lake the hotel is situated on! The room has lovely wood walls, which made for a quaint feel. Bed was comfortable and clean. Service was great. There was this crazy rain storm when we arrived, yet the gentleman working on office walked to our...

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi JelliBellyRN, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean with everything you need. Yes, we are lucky to have great views from the property across Lake Rotorua. We are glad that there was nothing you didn't like! Lastly, thank you for...

Jerusalem
Reviewed 1 week ago

travelled as family with toddlers - very friendly service , rooms very clean with all facilities to prepare meals, chill out with wifi/TV, playground, small pool and trampolines for kids are extra bonus. great location by the lake but out of town - car is a must! in the evenings rooms fill up with tiny non harmful flying insects -...

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Penina F, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean with everything you need. thank you and we look forward to seeing you back here on your next travels to Rotorua. Best Wishes Leon

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights and absolutely enjoyed it. It is a great place for families to have good quality holiday time. Beautiful lake view, clean and comfortable unit. Kids love swimming pool/spa/playground. Highly recommended for a family trip. Would absolutely stay there again.

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Maggie043008, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean with everything you need. Yes, we are lucky to have great views from the property across Lake Rotorua. We are glad that there was nothing you didn't like! Lastly, thank you for...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at the Cedarwood and yes while it is great for families as a couple we loved the tranquility and sitting on the verandah watching the sun set over the lake. The price was good, wifi very fast and an easy drive to all of Rotorua's attractions.

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi goolyoz, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean with everything you need. thank you for recommending Cedarwood to other travellers and we look forward to seeing you back here on your next travels to Rotorua. Best Wishes Leon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our wee family (2 kids age 1 & 3) really enjoyed our time at Cedarwood lakeside. The accommodation was compact but clean, beds were comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed. Staff were incredibly welcoming, friendly and helpful. We LOVED being able to see the lake from our room and walk the 1min to the water for a paddle...

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Rose and Leon H, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Johanna S, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units to be clean with everything you need. thank you for recommending Cedarwood to other travellers and we look forward to seeing you back here on your next travels to Rotorua. Best Wishes Leon

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quiet, tranquil lakefront accommodation and conference venue on the shores of Lake Rotorua, Cedarwood Lakeside is one of the most relaxing motels in Rotorua, and is your gateway to the very best of Rotorua's world-renowned tourist attractions and adventure activities.We are located within easy driving distance of Rotorua City Centre which is approximately 8 minutes away or 2 minutes drive to the Regional Airport, the gateway to Central Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cedarwood Lakeside

Address: 17 Holden Avenue | Holdens Bay, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: €88 - €174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cedarwood Lakeside 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#9 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#14 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#14 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
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“ask to be as close to the lake”
peninaf2017, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best view, great service”
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“Best views, Peaceful, Quiet, Fantastic.”
alicenihaoma, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best views are at the rooms closest to the lake”
rah26, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closest the lake have best views but all look great”
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