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Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 December 2015

In our travels in New Zealand with a family of five, it was sometimes hard to find family friendly locations. The two bedroom family apartment was perfect for our family of five with plenty of space, great beds, and a delightful kitchenette. The lake views were amazing and a nearby national preservation area provided a great place to go running...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi jpabner, Thank you for taking the time to review us & share your experiences of Cedarwood after you recent stay with us. We are pleased that your family all enjoyed our facilities and that you took advantage of a nice run down by the lakefront in the morning, it certainly is peaceful. With being by a lake, yes we...

Kaneohe, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

We had reservations for 3 nights and were able to add on one more night. It's such a beautiful property! Lovely grounds to walk, right on Lake Rotorua. The room was so cute and super clean. The kitchen was nice to have. The owners also helped us find a grocery store and places to eat out. It's convenient to many...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hello Angie M, Thank you for your lovely review after your recent stay with us at Cedarwood. We are pleased that you wanted to stay longer! Thank you for acknowledging our clean units, we do take pride in the presentation of our rooms to ensure a comfortable stay for our guests. Thanks again and we hope to see you back...

Shoreline, Washington
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I just returned from my second two-week stay at Cedarwood Lakeside in Rotorua. A friend and I stayed in a cozy two-bedroom suite that also had a nice kitchen stocked with all the basic cooking necessities. We were there for a business workshop down the road and enjoyed the comfort this place afforded when we were not in classes.It was...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Kathy F, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of your recent stay with us at Cedarwood! It was great to see you both back again for the second year and we are pleased that you found our property quiet & comfortable after your long days at your workshop. We are only too pleased to assist...

India
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

We loved the lake view apartment which was booked by us.It had two cosy bedrooms and a large living dining area.The kitchen was also well equipped.The view was breathtaking and the Rotorua Lake is visible even from the living area. Parking and wifi were free.Overall value for money and awesome experience.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Proma D, Thank you for your review of Cedarwood after your recent stay with us! Our lakefront units are always the most popular so we encourage guests to book direct with us and get in early to secure these ones, they certainly do have nice views and we couldn't get any closer to the lake! We are pleased that...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This place is great if you're travelling with young kids. There is a playground, swimming pool and two trampolines on site. We stayed in the two bedroom self-contained unit. It had everything we needed. The unit was looking a little tired in places but overall it was fine. The room rate includes wi-fi. The other good thing about this place...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi JCandRR, Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us at Cedarwood Lakeside. We are pleased that you found our property enjoyable for the children and that the large family unit had everything you needed. In regards to your comment of the unit being a little tired in places, that is disappointing to us considering the amount...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We stayed here with our family for 3 nights, having the two lake view 2 bedroom units and a studio unit for us the grandparents. Wonderful accommodation, great playground for the grandchildren, right on the lake edge. Excellent location. We could not fault this place. We all loved it. Great hosts who very friendly and extremely helpful. Only a short...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi adattwood, Thank you for your kind words after your recent stay with us at Cedarwood! We enjoyed meeting you all and we are pleased that you enjoyed our facilities and the grandchildren enjoyed our new playground. It sounds as though you made the most of your time with us and Rotorua & getting to experience the many attractions that...

Tasmania
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This place was lovely for a family. A play area in the grassed area between the two rows of units enables parents to supervise children playing without leaving your unit. Heated pool, spa, trampolines, cubby house and swings kept 8 and 11 year old happy. Free wifi internet kept teenager happy. Very clean, exceptionally quiet and hospitable staff make this...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Scott D, Thank you for taking the time out of your holiday to write about your stay with us at Cedarwood! It was a pleasure meeting you & your family and we are glad that we managed to keep all the kids entertained with something while you were with us. We hope that you have enjoyed the rest of...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in the 2 bedroom Lake Front unit. When we arrived the unit was lovely and warm. In the morning we were greeted by the amazing view of the lake and the sun shining. The kids loved kicking the ball on the grassed area and jumping on the trampoline. We found the unit to be warm,...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi atcrow, Thank you for sharing your experience after your recent stay with us at Cedarwood! Our two bedroom Lakefront units are so popular with their views out across Lake Rotorua, we are very lucky! Its great to hear that kids had fun kicking the ball around with plenty of space for everyone. Sorry to hear about the ants, had...

Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights with our 2 children. What an amazing location, it really is lakeside. Our unit was immaculate, warm and well-equipped. Our children loved the playground right outside our door and we loved the spa pool! The hosts were extremely helpful and accommodating. We will definitely stay here again when we come back to Rotorua.

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi Muffinmclay, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us here at Cedarwood on your recent travels. We are pleased that you enjoyed our facilities and the kids loved the playground! We look forward to seeing you all again when your return to Rotorua. Kind regards Fiona & Nick.

Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

My family returned here from the United States after visiting Rotorua last year. I adore Cedarwood Lakeside! It is quiet and peaceful with a GORGEOUS VIEW. Right on the lake outside of town -- a location I much prefer to downtown Rotorua. I can be a harsh critic of shoddy properties. But this lodge is perfect to me due to...

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Fiona and Nick S, Owner at Cedarwood Lakeside, responded to this review

Hi JeanniePurl, How lovely to have you all back again on your travels around NZ once more! Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted that you enjoy everything about our property and its surrounds. We trust you enjoyed your time in Rotorua and new Zealand and we look forward to seeing you again on your travels down under!...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: RM459 - RM777 (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
#8 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#13 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#14 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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“Any room would be good”
 of 5 bubbles caw83, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a lakeside unit”
 of 5 bubbles buds_nz, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view ask when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles JudiRainbow, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No noise anywhere - great blackout curtains enabling a nice sleep in! :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Jax94, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Close to the lake is wonderful”
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 of 5 bubbles CretsCrew, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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