Lakeside Bed & Breakfast (homestay)

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Pryce Rd, Rotorua, 3076, New Zealand

The Space

Lakeside Homestay (B&B) is positioned on the beautiful Lake Okareka surrounded by lush gardens and native bush.
This is a lockwood home. The guest bedroom (with queen size bed) is situated on the first floor of our home with en-suite. Tea and coffee facilities available in your room.

For breakfast enjoy cereal or indulge in a hearty breakfast of free range eggs, freedom bacon etc. Or you could try Moira's eggs benedict! Evening meal is available on request at a charge of $20 per person.

We are positioned directly on the lake so if it takes your fancy you can walk through the garden and take a swim.
For your enjoyment we have two kayaks that you can take onto the lake and two bikes if you would like to try the tracks in the world renowned Redwood forest only minutes away.

Please note there is no cellphone coverage at lake Okareka but we do have WIFI.

'Must' like cats we have three lovely moggies Bonnie, Clyde and Millie.

A car is recommended if you want to get out and about with ease.
►20 minute drive to the Airport
►15 minute drive to city centre

Lake Okareka is a freshwater lake close to the beautiful Blue & Green Lakes & Lake Tawarewa. Lake Okareka is great for swimming, fishing and boating.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $619 /week
Monthly Price: $1326 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Cancellation: Flexible
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We had a really nice stay right by the lake. The room was ideal, very spacious with tea, coffee and milk and en suite. Moira was friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a delightfil home cooked dinner with Moira who is an excellent cook. Sorry to miss the offered kayaking but did enjoy a visit to the burried village and the local lake walk. One day not enough!

    March 2014
  • A lovely one night stay on the shore of Lake Orieka with Moira.The room was spacious with tea coffee and fresh milk provided and with en suite facilities.Moira was friendly and accommodating.We were able to stay here and go on a Maori experience in the evening.We enjoyed a cooked breakfast before I had a glorious hour paddling on the lake in the kayak Moira offered from the bottom of her garden.A memorable stay.

    February 2014
  • Moira has a beautiful home in a picturesque location. The room is large, clean and comfortable with a nice private bathroom. Basically we had the entire upstairs to ourselves. Moira is very kind and gave local tips on places to go. She cooked us a delicious breakfast and made a dinner reservation for us (very sweet of her and great restaurant). We wished we had time to borrow her kayaks and bikes. My husband took a dip in the lake and enjoyed it.

    As avid airbnb'ers, we highly recommend Moira. It is worth the short drive to her place to stay out of the touristy town of Rotorua. And her cats are really cute.

    February 2014
  • Nice room with private toilet and shower. We were allowed to use Moira's kayaks to sail on the lake. The house is beautiful, and Moira was a good host. We got a delicious breakfast before we went on, and she gave us plenty of time to get going. We got good ideas for the area, and was especially fond of her advice about a Natural hot springs.
    We can very warmly recommended to stay with Moira

    February 2014
  • Moira was a wonderful host and her cats were awesome. I would highly recommend

    January 2014
  • We had 3 wonderful days at Moira's home. The house is located in front of a beautiful lake and it is just a 10 minutes drive to Rotorua. There is a bathroom ensuited to the bedroom and they were really tidy. The bed was super comfy!!

    We found with Moira a great host. We enjoyed the conversation with Moira and we had a delicious breakfast each morning.
    One night she recommended a restaurant in Rotorua (Leonardo's) and helped us to book a table there.
    The other night Moira invited us for dinner which was very delicious.
    She also offered to use their kayaks which was great fun!

    We also enjoyed her lovely cats.
    Thanks for everything.


    January 2014
  • We had a great stay with Moira and just sad that we didn't stay longer. The house is in a lovely location by the lake, We had the best sleep of our holiday (the bed was v comfortable!) and Moira made us awesome breakfast in the morning. Loved meeting the cats too.

    December 2013
  • Lovely lakeside house with a beautiful garden in gorgeous surroundings well away from all the tourists in rotorua. Spacious and neat room. Moira is a great host. Recommended!

    December 2013
  • The property and location are absolutely stunning. Moira was very helpful and even helped us plan a trip to the local "wild" hotsprings which we greatly enjoyed. Need I say it again.... great cook.

    December 2013
  • We had a lovely cosy stay with Moira at her beautiful lakeside home. The bed was extremely comfy, breakfast was delicious and the kayaks on the lake were a real bonus. We fully recommend Moira as a host.

    December 2013
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