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Nikau Cottage - Cosy Forest Hideaway

 Amazing homely bach. Great place to relax. 

Rest & Relax @ Lake Okareka - stylish + modern

 If you have 4 or less travellers and look for a perfect stay in Rotorua, look no further than batch on benn. We really enjoy the stay. A really awesome location, Renovated throughout, and really great hosts. We will be back. 

Nikau Cottage - Cosy Forest Hideaway

 really good, private, had everything we needed (including nutella), would highly recommend. 

Stunning Kawa Cottage with Spa Pool & Sleepout

 Outside room great if you have family. Spacious lawn. All amenities you need. Spa fab. 

Rest & Relax @ Lake Okareka - stylish + modern

 Beautiful property just a few meters from Okareka Lake. Very clean and modern inside with a fully equipped kitchen for our evening meals. We borrowed the Canadian Canoe, and spent a good three hours on the lake and was one of my highlights of the trip. excellent experience! 

Modern, Architecturally designed Queenstown house

 Very clean, comfortable and stylish property. Well equipped. Really enjoyed our stay here. Would definitely come back. Location very convenient for central Queenstown. Would have been nice to have free wi-fi rather than being charged extra.