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    City Lights Boutique Lodge

    56c Mountain Road | Western Heights, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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    • Average2%
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    “tui suite” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 227 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We received a lovely welcome from Angie & Leigh - a reviving cup of tea together with homemade anzac biscuits. This property is in a marvellous location, overlooking Rotorua, with panoramic views. Our room was very comfortable and clean with a great, modern en-suite. The...More

    Thank Judith-DerekB
    Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was lovely meeting you both and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for recommending us to all your friends too, that's lovely. Who knows, maybe we will see you back...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2017

    My wife and I needed to get away from the hustle and bustle, City Lights was recommended to us. What a perfect place, accommodation was spot on, Angie and Leigh, the perfect hosts and the alpacas were the icing on the cake. We will be...More

    Thank John_Halse
    Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 29 July 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review. We are happy that you managed to have a relaxing stay with us and we hope to see you again one day.

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    We had 2 nights at City Lights in early February (sorry Angie and Leigh it has taken this long to give you a review). From the moment we arrived the warm welcome we were given was outstanding, including a much needed cuppa and home baked...More

    Thank AlJSurrey
    Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 29 June 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are happy and humbled that you are still thinking about us months after you stayed with us. It was a huge learning curve and risk buying City Lights and a big adventure for us. We really enjoy meeting...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    City lights is a lovely B and B with gorgeous views of Rotorua and friendly hosts,- Leigh and Angie. It was nice that the B and B was owned by fellow Brits. It is out of town but the instructions were easy to follow. The...More

    1  Thank Sheilambutcher
    Response from Angie R, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 31 May 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We are very happy that you enjoyed the extra space that there is in the Tui suite and there was everything you needed. We are also happy that you enjoyed the breakfast...More

    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    Away from town and a little difficult to find but well worth it. Angie and Leigh are fantastic hosts who make you feel very welcome. Our room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was very good with several items home made. They gave us some great...More

    Thank lbarry16
    Response from Angie R, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 31 May 2017

    Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and thought our breakfast was very good. Most of our guests also enjoy meeting and feeding our alpacas, they are lovely pets to have and we also...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • US$189 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    Julie R
    2 July 2017|
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    Response from citylights10 | Property representative |
    Hi Julie, Yes we do provide hairdryers in all the rooms.
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    Kate287
    8 March 2017|
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    Response from Angie R | Property representative |
    Hi Kate, We are 6K (10 mins drive from the main restaurants in the city. There is nothing within walking distance, sorry.
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    "all rooms have a great view."
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    "It is a small B&B and so the choice is small and our room was large and excellent."
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    "The cottage you first drive past next to the Alpacas is so lovely!"
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    "Tui Suite is spacious with comfy lounge area and good bathroom. Sliding doors open onto the garden with..."
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