5 Minute walk to the Redwood forest and world class mountain biking tracks. 5-10 Minute drive to the Blue Lake, lake Okareka and Lake Tarawera. 5 Minute walk to The Redwood shopping Centre: cafe, bakery, kebabs, burger fuel, pitapit, seafood, liquor, pharmacy, hair and beauty salon. 5 Minute walk to the new Motion Entertainment Centre, which includes; Ten pin bowling, mini golf, trampoline park, laser tag and more. 5 Minute drive to the city centre. .
“Soniaʻs place was very comfortable, we felt like we were at home away from home! It is a perfect location if you are interested in the Redwood forest nearby. We were able to walk to the redwoods and even to nearby Ten-pin bowling and a pub with yummy food and beers. The studio was awesome and so inexpensive. I highly recommend!”
Our retreat is fully self-contained, private and tranquil. It has one queen bedroom with an additional double bed in a walk-through room, which is right beside the bathroom. Direct access to the beautiful stream and 2 minute stream-side walk to Lake Rotorua. Four kayaks are free for guests to use. The property is close to the village of Ngongotaha and many of the hundreds of tourist options in Rotorua. Enjoy! Guests are asked to leave the retreat clean and tidy.
“We were visiting New Zealand from the UK and had been travelling in a campervan as the Covid-19 pandemic hit. When our options for travel suddenly disappeared with the imminent lockdown, we were feeling extremely vulnerable when places to pitch up ran out. We contacted Phil and Melva to enquire about The Retreat and explained our situation. They responded swiftly and agreed we could come to The Retreat on the same day they we made the enquiry. The Retreat itself is a wonderful place to stay, offering a beautiful location, great facilities, privacy and a feeling of calm. Phil and Melva are fantastic, responsive host's and their community and support is exemplary. We would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending The Retreat as a place to stay, or Phil and Melva as hosts. Our plans to travel New Zealand did not go to plan due to the lockdown, but we have left after an extended stay with very happy memories because of our stay at The Retreat. Thank you again Phil and Melva for everything you did for us. Julie and Tony”
A private self-contained studio, just a stones throw away from the Redwoods Forest. A quiet, safe and secure property. TV and wifi, Air conditioning In summer and heatpump in winter. Plenty of safe street free parking available outside the property. Your own bathroom is downstairs and studio living (complete with kitchenette) upstairs.
“This is a beautiful space that is thoughtfully maintained, presented with every ammentity you could need and an information pack about local places to go. 5 minute drive from central Rotorua as promised and located on a quiet street that was around the corner from the Redwoods.The hosts were super kind and willingly to help, we have no negatives from our stay and would stay here again :)”