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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My wife and I have had the best and most relaxing time at Shula's. Ginny has created the best and most comfortable place. We had the panorama suite which overlooks the lake. Even though we were visiting New Zealand for the first time and there are so many things to do, we wanted to get back to the house to...

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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 20 December 2015

We most enjoyed our 4 night stay at the Lake House, and particularly the warmth of the hosts. They clearly love Rotorua and provided great recommendations. Each morning we had a wonderful breakfast, with a treat made to order. We very much felt at home. We stayed in the second floor panorama suite which provides a wonderful lake view, as...

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We were two couples traveling together and booked this B&B in advance. The location was great, out of the tourist bustle of Rotorua, with any site we wanted to see easily accessible. Shula's lake house has an amazing view from two of its 3 rooms and a great back deck available to all guests. From the deck there is a...

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Shula's Lake House is located on the lake around 8km north of Rotorua. This is a great location as it is not far from the tourist centre with its hot springs and Maori experiences but away from the bustle of the town and its odour of sulphur. There are uninterrupted views from the house which has lawns running down to...

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Shulas lake house was among the more expensive B&B's we stayed in on our recent holiday to New Zealand . Although the host was welcoming ,the breakfast good and the location amazing , the establishment was dated ,and the furniture in the suite decidedly tatty ,and the bed was very hard . The 'hot tub' was covered the two days...

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Stayed for 3 nights at Shula's lake house. We had the panoramic suite and it certainly was, with lovely views across the lake from our own private balcony and lounge area. Ginie was very friendly and left homemade cookies in our room. We were able to do some washing whilst there which was useful when travelling around. Breakfasts were different...

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Banjarmasin, Indonesia
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We are from Banjarmasin Borneo Indonesia, this is our first experience with bed and breakfast. We were greeted by Ginie and Bob as a host and made most welcome from the time we arrived to the time we left with the most excellent service, food and very nice room ( feel like in our home ). My Children were so...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2015

For our honeymoon, my husband and I traveled around New Zealand, and stayed at Shula's Lake House during our North Island adventures. Ginnie and Bob are wonderful hosts and Ginnie makes a mean breakfast! The area is beautiful and our downstairs room had a patio overlooking Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island. We felt right at home. We would definitely visit...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This place is just to recommend. It ticks all boxes and I would always come back. In fact, i decided to extend an additional night thus I loved the place. In a nutshell: Very nice room with super friendly hosts, extremely good breakfast and located at the best spot. The Hosts: Ginnie and Bob are just a super friendly couple,...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 December 2014

An absolute waterfront location, tranquil and restful. Our hosts were welcoming without being intrusive, the breakfasts were varied and delicious and we loved watching the ducks and swans, not just on the lake but foraging on shore right under our noses. A walking track right into the city. All the little details that make for an enjoyable stay had been...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shula's Lake House is a Bed & Breakfast accommodation on the shores of Lake Rotorua providing all the comforts and relaxation of home with the luxuries of great food and friendly hospitality. Enjoy the quiet, tranquil setting away from traffic noise and sulphur fumes. Ginie and Bob’s home offers fabulous panoramic views of Mokoia Island, Mt. Tarawera, and the surrounding hills. Ngongotaha Stream, renown for trout fishing, is only metres away. Spend your time relaxing on the sandy beach, fishing, kayaking Lake Rotorua and the streams, or just sitting on the deck listening to the birds and waterfowl. You are only 6km from Rotorua Centre so all the tourist attractions, thermal wonders, and Maori cultural activities are close at hand.Shula's Lake House assures a personalised stay, offering gourmet breakfasts and freshly baked goodies to enjoy with your tea and coffee. Upon arrival you will be greeted with the aroma of home baking. Breakfast is local fresh fruit, natural yoghurt and cereal followed by a cooked breakfast of Ginie's choice using the freshest ingredients such as free-range eggs. The home is tastefully designed and decorated with vibrant colours and comfortable furniture. Guests have full use of the living areas for entertainment or relaxation. Come and enjoy the quiet, tranquil setting, delicious food, friendly hospitality, and a wonderful lakeside location with incredible views ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shula's Lake House

Address: 9 Bedwardine St | Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM561 - RM561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“This is a bed and breakfast so there is a common room that all guests can share.”
 of 5 bubbles petermS3641CK, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go for the second floor suite if available.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffreylk, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The Panorama Suite is slightly more expensive but worth it for the facilities and the view.”
 of 5 bubbles HarryB226, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Panoramic suite has best view and is largest room.”
 of 5 bubbles Anita1439404, 12 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Tui room has nice lake view, enjoy the sunrise”
  • nice view from room
 of 5 bubbles cathy2e2, 8 Feb 2014 | Read review
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