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Singapore
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We recently spent 3 nights at Lakeview Heights as we traveled around the north island. The farm itself is a beautiful house with great views of the lake set amid lush green landscape. Our party of four thoroughly enjoyed our stay and as the other reviewers have rightly highlighted, George and Alan are wonderful hosts. Farm fresh eggs, done to...

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope you had a good time on the rest of your trip

Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2015

The hospitality is outstanding, we were made to feel so welcome and invited to share their wonderful home. The view from the balcony of our room is amazing as is the breakfasts. The visit to feed the animals is a delight for young and old. The accommodation is excellent cosy and charming and has wonderful views of Rotorua Lake. Our...

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Thanks for your review John and Chris and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Williamstown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We stayed for just a night with George and Alan but they were very gracious and friendly. George cooked an incredible lamb dinner for us that was out of this world. The rooms were cozy and comfortable. We had great fun feeding the animals - particularly the lambs. Couldn't have been nicer.

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your brief stay with us and hope you had great time for the rest of your holiday

Bangkok
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay and had a wonderful time. The property boasts wonderful views and the hosts, George and Alan are great as well. They are very welcoming and friendly and willing to answer all sorts of questions about their farm, the area, etc. It was great to be able to muck around with George...

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. Hope to see you again

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We stayed at Lakeview Heights for 3 nights and had an absolutely amazing stay. I could not recommend this place more to anyone staying in the Rotorua area. We arrived to smell of fresh bread baking and sun bouncing around the sheep covered hills of their property. Breakfast is delicious and we opted to have dinner with our hosts on...

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

What a great review ! We really enjoyed having you stay. Hope to see you again one day, Nicole and Lenny! George PS - Alan's foot is coming on now but he's getting a bit frustrated!!!

Hull, England
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Alan and George made me feel so welcome the moment I arrived, as did Bess and Tui the most gorgeous dogs. On my first evening I went with Alan to feed the various animals. Roger the angora goat is adorable. George and Alan invited me to a cup of tea and warm in front of the fire which was lovely...

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thanks for your great review; so glad you enjoyed your all too brief stay with us. All the best Alan and George

Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Wow now we have traveled alot and have had the opportunity to stay in alot of beautiful homes, BUT we must admit these guys were an exception. So accommodating so friendly and food superb. Our room was toasty , bed unbelievable and the shower sensational. The property has the Wow factor, animals view ahhhh. Thanks so much for making nz...

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

So we did it right eh? Thanks so much for your great review - when are you coming again?!? George

singapore
Reviewed 13 June 2015

After a 10 hour flight +3.5 hours drive, Georgina greeted us with a warm welcome and showed us into the room. Despite the tiredness and the oh-so-comfy bed, Georgina and Alan invited us to go with them to feed the animals (goats,sheeps,chickens,alpacas,pigs) which was one of the highlights of our trip. They also provided boots which were thoughtful of them....

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Alan and Georgina

Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 25 May 2015

It's a wonderful place, hosts are very kind, very beautiful view from the house, especially from the kitchen. They have goats, sheeps and many other animals, the two black dogs are very lovely and friendly, children will love there very much, and i'm sure travellers from China such as me will not miss this chance to take a photo with...

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GeorgeJudd, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review! It means a lot to us to hear how guests liked their stay! Hope to see you again sometime, George

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

A wonderful stay, in early March. Beautifully situated with glorious views of the lake, very comfortable room and wonderful hosts in Alan and Georgina, who gave us some great tips for things to see and do locally and couldn't have been more helpful or welcoming. And who could resist Bess and Tui, their superb dogs? Our rooms were spacious and...

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Alan J, Owner at Lakeview Heights Farm Stay, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Next time you'll have to make sure everyone is up early enough to feed the animals. All the best Alan and George

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A spacious modern home set amid landscaped gardens with amazing views of the lake and mountains. Home to sheep, chickens goats, pigs, alpaca and cows. 3 Km from the lake for trout fishing, golf course and walks to springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeview Heights Farm Stay

Address: 269 Te Waerenga Road | RD6, Rotorua 3096, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM555 - RM873 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lakeview Heights Farm Stay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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