Four of us booked two rooms for two nights with B&B Three One Three. However, one of us had to re-arrange her flights and arrived a day earlier than our booked dates. Luckily, Geoff and Lorraine managed to accommodate our last minute request.
As it was the first trip that our friend had travelled alone, she was reluctant to go out by herself. We were very grateful that Lorraine has brought her around to show her Rotorua. It was raining that evening and Lorraine also drove our friend to a diner nearby so that she can get her dinner.
When we arrived the next day in the evening, Geoff was already waiting for us outside. He had been talking to our friend and was looking out for our car. Geoff helped to carry our luggage up the staircase. No worries about moving the luggage back downstairs when checking out as the B&B has another exit to Fenton Street (at street level) and we moved our luggage out from that door down the slope to our car when we checked out.
As B&B 313 is at the end of Tilsley Street, it is easy to park our car nearby. Location was not an issue for us as we had rented a car. But we noted that we're the last to alight when the Mitai shuttle bus dropped us off after the Hangi dinner.
We tried both cold and hot breakfast as we stayed for two nights. The cold breakfast is cereal/muesli (with banana) with toast. The hot breakfast is eggs, hash browns, bacon and toast. There is also coffee/tea, orange juice, butter and homemade jams. Yummy!
Both rooms are cosy. One of our rooms (Room 2) does not come with en-suite bathroom but that's fine because (1) the room has direct access to Fenton Street; (2) it has pretty flowers outside the window; and (3) the standalone bathroom is big with bathtub! You just need to remember to bring everything with you when you go for your shower/bath. WIFI connects well. I love their kitchen set-up.
Geoff and Lorraine are always around (except when Lorraine is out for work). They have maps and brochures on the Rotorua attractions. They helped us reserved the Mitai Maori Hangi Dinner. Geoff helped to review our plans for Rotorua over breakfast. They recommended some restaurants but we were there on a public holiday so none was opened. My sister was coughing badly and Lorraine made her honey drink late in the evening. Geoff and Lorraine are the best hosts ever.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This delightful, traditional, bed & breakfast offers fresh, comfortable rooms and a delicious continental and cooked breakfast. Geoff and Loraine are warm, welcoming hosts who have lived in Rotorua for almost 40 years. They will be happy to suggest an itinerary for your stay and can make bookings for your excursions. B and B Three One Three is walking distance to the town centre, world famous Whakarewarewa Thermal Wonderland & Traditional Maori Village, Te Puia and the majestic Redwood Forest and is within easy reach of other Rotorua attractions. In the evening take a leisurely stroll into town for dinner at one of Rotorua's bars, cafes or first class restaurants to suit every taste and pocket. Make your visit to Rotorua complete by staying at B & B Three One Three. B&B Three One Three is not suitable for children.Entrance and parking is at 2 Tilsley Street, Rotorua. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com and Evoline ltd so you can book your B&B Three One Three reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.