This is a very good and purpose-built B and B but it is a couple of miles out of the centre of the city. It's unlikely that you would have arrived here on foot though and you will need to drive to the various attractions of Rotorua. We stayed for 2 nights and were fully occupied - a week would probably be too long for most people. We enjoyed the Polynesian Spa, the Mitai Maori Cultural Experience including a post-dinner trip to look at Kiwis in the adjacent Rainbow Springs and there is some excellent walking in the nearby Redwood Forest and Blue Lake.
The rooms themselves are on a corridor with some fascinating pictures of old Rotorua on display and to the side of the owners' home. Contrary to some other reviews, we found that this meant that we were not always tripping over them but on arrival and at meal times they were very keen to ensure we made the most of our time here. Murray, who is retired from the travel industry, is a little quieter than Colleen but both are very hospitable and an excellent source of information about local and national tourist destinations.
Rooms are modern, functional and spotlessly clean with some distinctive touches: large walk-in closets so that luggage is not under foot; switchless bedside lights so that you don't have to fumble to turn them on and off; an over-head fan; free Wi-Fi. There is a good residents' lounge with free sherry and port and Internet access as well as the usual newspapers, magazines, books and games. Breakfasts are freshly cooked from a good selection by Colleen and I can recommend the blueberry pancakes which were probably the best I've eaten anywhere.
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