The Lodge

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Waikuta Lakeside Lodge is absolute lakefront offering plenty of space just perfect for holidays for larger families, families holidaying together, groups of friends, family reunions, private celebrations and get-together’s.

The Lodge is very tastefully decorated in modern tones and furnishings, warm and comfortable couches and beds with the accent on rest and relaxation are the theme here in stunning lakeside setting.

Just walk off the back deck across the grass and you are at the lake edge which is a very safe and shallow depth for children and nervous swimmers.

Modified for disabled and wheelchair access make the Lodge very suitable for all ages and abilities with a spa pool on the lakeside deck with easily accessible low level sides.

We offer 2 x flat screen TV’s, One with SKY Digital and One with Freeview and DVD player. HIGH SPEED  FIBRE Wi-Fi is included at no charge.

The Lodge offers 5 bedrooms delivering great space and options in the main house with the main super king bedroom with en-suite bathroom , 3 x Queen bedrooms, 1 x 2 single beds . All bedrooms in the Lodge have personal heating which you can adjust to your preference, electric blankets, warm and cosy duvets, comfortable beds and bedside lamps.  Professionally serviced linen available for hire or you are very welcome to supply your own.

A 6th bedroom separate self contained accommodation with a Super King bed which can be split into 2 singles, small kitchenette and en-suite bathroom is the perfect escape for Grandparents or New Parents to enjoy independence from the main Lodge but close enough to enjoy all of the activities with a very handy and welcome escape to peace.

A fully stocked kitchen and fan forced oven and large 6 burner BBQ offer great options for cooking and catering at the Lodge. Large bench spaces, plenty of platters, serving ware and extra crockery, cutlery and glassware make it so easy to enjoy a home away from home meal and culinary option for holidays, private celebrations and reunions , an additional indoor dining table and chairs can be made available.

On the lakeside deck there is a large dining setting with a shade umbrella to enjoy the outdoors and lazy lakeside BBQ’s. At the Lodge the emphasis is on relaxed indoor and outdoor activities with a large DVD collection, Adults and Children’s Kayaks and life jackets, and the lakeside spa are all inclusive and for your exclusive and personal use, there is also secure storage space if you bring your own equipment, bikes and toys, no noisy jet skis please.

The Lodge is situated in a very quiet and secluded location with excellent trout fishing nearby, entertaining resident ducks on the lake, mountains, local attractions, mountain biking, walking and hiking, local markets, sporting and cultural events, Maori culture and wonderful restaurants catering to all tastes are all within a short distance away from the Lodge and the choice of different lakes in the Rotorua Lakes district to explore and enjoy.

Pantry fillers of your personal grocery order ready for when you arrive, airport transfers, daily and mid stay housekeeping services, in house chef or pre-prepared catering and late check outs are all available on request and at an additional charge.

Packages and prices are negotiable on request, our only requirement and stipulation is as this is a very quiet and private residential location that a 10pm outside noise curfew applies. We ask that you agree to these conditions before you arrive and comply with them during your stay here at the Lodge. In turn we also ensure your peaceful enjoyment of the property is our main concern and you have the holiday you’ll remember for a very long time.

We can supply baby goods on request– Porta cot, High Chair and change table.

Children 3 years of age and under stay for FREE.

Our past guests have kindly given us some very positive reviews calling the Lodge a very inviting space for families to enjoy independent activities on the lake in a home like setting.

The Lodge

  • Ample private parking on the property with enough room for a boat or campervan.
  • Large garage for lock up storage, the Lodge has a security alarm to keep your belongings safe during your stay here.
  • Lakeside Spa pool with easy access and a ramp onto the deck for disabled guests.
  • Bedroom 1 is a lakeside master bedroom with a Super King bed, a ranch slider opens onto the deck with expansive lake views, en suite bathroom , flat screen TV with Free view and built in DVD player
  • Bedroom 2 has a Queen size bed with expansive views of the lake opening onto the lakeside deck.
  • Bedroom 3 and 4 have Queen size beds and charming window seats.
  • Bedroom 4 has 2 single beds very suitable for singles travelling or holidaying together.
  • All bedrooms have panel heaters, bedside tables with lamps and electric blankets and comfortable duvets and pillows.
  • Family bathroom with bathtub, separate shower adapted for wheelchair access, heated towel rail and a bathroom heater.
  • A small office workspace with a desk and chair and Wi-Fi internet connection to keep you in touch with what’s going on in the office – no illegal content downloads allowed
  • A very large lounge/dining space with comfortable couches, a generous DVD collection, large dining table/s and chairs and an alcove window seat space overlooking the lake.
  • A large and efficient reverse cycle heating and cooling system for year round comfort, all bedrooms have personal heating panels, all beds have electric blankets and warm duvets.
  • Very large ranch sliders open onto a large deck with outdoor dining and seating for 12 with an umbrella, large hooded BBQ and spa pool for 6.
  • Adults and Children’s Kayaks and life jackets and baby goods, change table, high chair and porta cot are all available on request and at no additional charge.
  • Shallow lake suitable for children, BBQ facilities, Spa pool, tasteful garden, outdoor seating, lake edge in a beautiful location and excellent trout fishing and local attractions a short distance away.
  • Waikuta Lakeside Lodge is a self-contained and well stocked holiday property just perfect for small families and larger quiet and peaceful family groups.

The Policies

  • Smoking is not permitted inside Waikuta Lakeside Lodge and Retreat
  • Pets are permitted under prior arrangement
  • Reservation holders and all guests agree not to hold the Waikuta Lakeside Lodge and Retreat liable for any injury or for the damage or loss of personal property during their stay.
  • Strictly no outside noise or celebrations or any other activities which could cause disruption to our neighbours after 10pm – Failing to do so will result in a fine or immediate termination of your booking.


Check in – 2pm until late Check out – 10am Late check out available by prior arrangement With prior arrangement you can drop in your luggage and check in from 10am with sole occupancy after housekeeping from 2pm.

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