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Cedarwood Lakeside

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

It has to be said that anyone who complains about the stay at Lakeside is being unrealistic or ridiculous. The hotel is 10-15 minutes drive outside of main street Rotorua. The setting is right on the lake so it's peaceful and lovely setting. The manager is a nice guy, helpful and when we couldn't work out how to work to...

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

Hi TheKiwiHasLanded, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you found our units has 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 recommending Cedarwood to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Spacious, clean and well equipped lodge style accommodation. Beds made and towels changed daily. Lots of room for a family and more than enough for a couple. Good bathroom and shower, basic but sufficiently equipped kitchenette and comfortable beds. Lovely veranda to sit and look out at the lake. Lovely service and hospitality from the reception staff. An ideal location...

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

Hi Timmy, 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 5 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location, at the side of the lake, very quiet. Perfect to spend a couple of days to do discovery trips around. Comfortable room, with nice bathroom, small kitchen, etc I would recommend for a couple, group of friends, families, etc. It's required to have a car as it is far from rotorua city, that is, by the way, not...

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

Hi Salva A, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! 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 25 February 2017 via mobile

Located directly on Rotorua lakeside this property has a great relaxed feel about it. It is less than a 10 minute drive into town. The staff were incredibly helpful and efficient at check in. Separate towels are provided at no extra cost for the pool and hot tub on site. The apartment we had was number 10 which was second...

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

Hi Liz, Thank you for sharing your experience of Cedarwood Lakeside after your recent stay with us! We are pleased that you enjoyed everything here and we look forward to seeing you back here on your next travels to Rotorua. Best Wishes Leon

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Cedarwoord Lakeside and really liked it. Its outside of Rotorua (10min drive), so you don't have the well known smell coming in your room😊. Quietly located near the beautiful Rotorua Lake. The cottage is nicely equiped with a fridge, microwave, Some kitchen utilities,... everything you need! We would recommend this motel/cottage!

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

Hi Annemie H, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with other travellers after your recent experience at the Cedarwood Lakeside. We are delighted that you enjoyed everything here and look forward to seeing you again at the cedarwood Lakeside. All the best. Leon

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

These are self contained units by the lakeside. Nothing luxurious but very functional and good value for money. Good views of the lake and a small children's playground. They have one feature that a lot of your reviewers have missed. They have a function room attached that you can rent at a very modest price and have the family or...

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

Hi Rah26, Thank you for sharing your feedback with other travellers after your recent experience at the Cedarwood Lakeside. We are delighted that you enjoyed everything here and look forward to seeing you again at the cedarwood Lakeside. All the best!

Whangaparaoa, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Very disappointed with the owners of this property. Booked less than 24 hours ago, not realising there was a cancellation fee, had to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. Contacted booking.com who tried to get the cancellation fee waived, without any success. Nobody's fault but mine, however Rotorua is a very busy place at this time of year so cedarwood will...

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

Hi there, I'm sorry to disappointed you, but the booking cancellation policy has described clearly on all website including booking.com, Cancellation: If cancelled or modified up to 2 days before date of arrival, a fixed amount of NZD 50 will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, 100 percent of the total price of the...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious. For a one night stay it was very adequate. Location on the lake is pretty but a long way from town and any restaurants. Free parking in front of your room is convenient.

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

Hi Kurt , Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Cedarwood lakeside after your recent stay. All the best. Leon

Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Self contained, self catering units, nice place for a weekend away or a longer trip, the views from all the units are good, but obviously they are best from the end units, and the cost is reflected in this. The facilities are good, having a solar heated pool is a nice addition and the spa pools are a very nice...

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

Hi Kirees, 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

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Sometimes you find a place by accident and wish you could stay longer, but time waits for no one of course! We were in Rotorua for 36 hours which only included one night and we were fortunate that it was at Cedarwood. As mentioned in previous reviews, Rotorua can be a little, ahem, sulphurous! It is all part of the...

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

Hi Jerryskc, 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...

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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: €86 - €170 (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
#13 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#14 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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“Ask for the units closest to the lakefront - has own picnic tables to enjoy the view.”
rarothecat, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommender room 8 and 9. Enjoy the lake view from your living room.”
, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get one closer to the lake for best views.”
freshandclean, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For a family of five we chose the larger family unit, perfect.”
, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask to be as close to the lake”
peninaf2017, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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