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56c Mountain Road Western Heights, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Wheelchair Access
4.5 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a super B&B in a lovely spot on the hillside. The views from our room, the deck and the guest lounge were fabulous. The weather was wet and cloudy so the views were wreathed in mist, which was also lovely. Leigh and Angie...More

Thank DorsetAndrew
Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review. We are happy that you found the drive worth it for the views. We agree that they are even stunning in the rain too. We were sorry that you were ill during your stay and hope it...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Best b&b we have stayed in. Made very welcome. Looked after 5 stars. Angie and Leigh couldn't help enough. Gave us lots of ideas of things to do and places to go. They have been and done most so they tell you from experience not...More

Thank Howard B
Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time out of your holiday to write a review about our B&B. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and had plenty of time to relax and enjoy some of the things Rotorua has to offer....More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

Leigh & Angie go out of their way to share their knowledge and obvious love of where they live. This ensured we made the very best of our time in the area. The homemade touches to breakfast and thoughtful extras in the rooms, make this...More

Thank sloggit
Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you Ann & Ian for your lovely review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we enjoyed meeting you. We do hope you return one day, we would love to see you again and spend more time with you, hopefully.Thanks...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This is the best place to stay in Rotorua. The hosts Leigh and Angie are so warm and welcoming. You will experience true hospitality here. Their homemade breakfast that we enjoyed here each morning was delicious, healthy and filling. It is the perfect to start...More

Thank Lauzy07
Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 7 May 2018

What can we say but thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and appreciated the tips we gave you so that you could make the most of your time in Rotorua....More

Reviewed 26 April 2018

City lights is a little distance from the main town, but we were fine with this. We had been travelling for several weeks and this was a great little haven. We were booked into the apartment which had lots and lots of space and excellent...More

Thank Martin and Sue C
Response from citylights10, Owner at City Lights Boutique LodgeResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our apartment and managed to relax after your long trip. We love being out of the city because of the peace and quiet but being near enough (6K or 10...More

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About
Description
City Lights is a Boutique Lodge half way up Mount Ngongotaha overlooking Rotorua with spectacular views over the city and surrounding countryside, only 8 mins drive from the city centre. We have 3 en-suite rooms ...More with all the comforts of home.Our fantastic facilities include a guest lounge with computer station including FREE WIFI, real fire and heat pump/air conditioner, outdoor spa overlooking the city, gym with infrared sauna. Continental breakfast included for B&B guest rooms. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Golf Course
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$169 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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Julie R
2 July 2017|
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Response from citylights10 | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Yes we do provide hairdryers in all the rooms.
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Kate287
9 March 2017|
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Response from Angie R | Property representative |
Hi Kate, We are 6K (10 mins drive from the main restaurants in the city. There is nothing within walking distance, sorry.
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"We can highly recommend the apartment which has first class facilities"
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"Tui room if you want space but all three are good"
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"All rooms are quiet as far as we could tell."
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