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Latest guest comments


Marno and Maria The Netherlands. - 2017

Thank you for giving us a great time in Rotorua. We loved the breakfast, all the thingfs you recommended and especially we loved you!


Julie and Ben United Kingdom. - 2017

Delightful stay - Peter and Mike a fountain of knowledge. Every detail attended to. A couple of lovely Geezers!!


Phil and Erica Perth Australia. - 2017

Excellent stay - fab hosts, breakfast, room and location. Thanks heaps.


Paul and Erica Amsterdam. - 2017

Thanks very much Peter and Mike for your caring during our stay. Will miss the lovely breakfasts.


Andrew and Amanda California USA. - 2016

An excellent, clean, comfortable place to stay. Mike and Peter are friendly, consummate hosts, with excellent knowledge of the area and what to do, and they also provide a mean breakfast.
Thanks again, guys! We loved staying here and getting to know Rotorua, and would be happy to return.


Martin and Gabi Oberkirch, Germany. - 2016

Hello Mike & Peter it took a while due to travelling each day. So thanks for the great time at your home. We very much enjoyed your SPA after our sight seeing . Thanks so much for your very frindly support to organize our day @ Rotorua


Uwe and Sabine Germany. - 2016

Thank you very much for your hospitality and the great breakfast.


Victoria San Francisco, USA. - 2015

Mike & Peter are wonderful! They make you feel like their home is yours. They were very helpful with i nformation on the local attractions. Breakfast and the great conversation was the highlight! This is definitely a great place to stay that is close to the center of Rotorua.


Sonia Washington, USA. - 2015

I have never stayed at a real b n b and this one set the standard. Peter and mike made great suggestions on what to do as well as made some reservations for me. Very knowledgable and great breakfast!


Hilary & Mark Auckland, New Zealand. - 2015

Mike & Peter were great! very friendly & welcoming. I wasn't well when we arrived so went pretty much went straight to bed but Mark stayed up chatting away for hours. Their home was super warm and cozy on arrival. Bed was really comfortable and the room spacious. Breakfast was fantastic and a great start to the day.
It was really easy to find & Mike and Peter were wonderful hosts.
Keep doing what they are doing but maybe promote the fact that they can cater for mt bikers - one of the rooms has access from the back yard where people can easily clean their bikes & lock them in the yard before heading indoors.


Steve and Amy Los Angeles, USA. - 2015

Mike & Peter were wonderful hosts with much knowledge of the area. Wife & I staying the suite with in-room bathroom and felt very comfortable. We only had two days, but our hosts were very keen on assisting us with our daily itinerary which was quite helpful to allow us the most opportunity to experience the area. Their B&B is conveniently located in the heart of Rotorua and almost everything in town is walkable.


Gavin Auckland. - 2015

An amazing experience! We had such a wonderful stay and really enjoyed our breakfast time with you. Thank you so much Peter and Mike. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.


Michael & Nadja UK & Germany. - 2015

Thank you very much for the great hospitality. Great recommendations, delicious breakfast, relaxed environment lots of attention to detail. We would love to come back and if you manage to visit Germany, please get in touch.


Matt & Vicky California, USA. - 2015

Thanks for the vouchers and recommendations on sites to see!


Suzi and Brian Washington, USA. - 2015

Thank you! Best breakfast ever!


Gerrit The Netherlands. - 2015

Great hosts. Good time, breakfast together, help with information. Thanks you for interesting things to visit.


Colin and CharlieNorwich, UK. - 2015

Fantastic time, such gelial hosts. So helpful with organising trips / visits. Thank you so much.


Christine and Bill California, USA. - 2015

Great place! You were a lot of help.


Frank Washington, USA. - 2015

Lovely accommodation and hosts


Lex, Robbie and Alan Perth, Australia. - 2015

Really enjoyed visit. Rotorua fabulous. Informative hosts, Thanks


Brett Auckland New Zealand. - 2015

Lonely Planet Writer. Excellent stay from friendly and knowledgable hosts. Thanks. Brett.


Martine and Gerald Paris, France. - 2015

Great time here, nice Petyer and Mike. We enjoyed to be here. Allez Les Blues - Bookku! We lost the 1/4 final of the cup of the world.


Svend Denmark. - 2015

Great stay and very good advice on things to see and things to do.


Judy Front Royal, USA. - 2015

A great week here abd really enjoyed my visit to New Zealand.


Stephan and Silke Solingen, Germany. - 2015

Many thanks for the wonderful stay here and the comfortable bed.


Janet Singapore. - 2015

Great location
Great hospitality
Delicious breakfast
Knowledgable abd helpful
Comfortable bed and clean room / bathroom


Coral & rosalie Western Australia. - 2015

A wonderful place to stay.
Great hosts
Fabulous food
Extra-ordinary conversation


Celestar Malaysia.

Had a wonderful stay here. It was like staying with family. Mike and Peter were awesome. They made sure I was comfortable and gave me amazing insight into Rotorua and picked out the best package for me to have a great time there. Breakfast was superb.
Their attention to details is amazing and the place is spotless. Way much better than staying in a hotel.


Ken and Elena Chicargo, USA.

Mike and Peter were very nice and provided great guest service and recommendations for visiting Rotorua/New Zealand. The room was as close to a hotel experience as I have encountered.


Hillary and Mark Auckland, New Zealand.

Mike & Peter were great! very friendly & welcoming. I wasn't well when we arrived so went pretty much went straight to bed but Mark stayed up chatting away for hours. Their home was super warm and cozy on arrival. Bed was really comfortable and the room spacious. Breakfast was fantastic and a great start to the day.
What Hilary thought you could improve about the experience:
Keep doing what they are doing but maybe promote the fact that they can cater for mt bikers - one of the rooms has access from the back yard where people can easily clean their bikes & lock them in the yard before heading indoors.


Alex Sheffield, UK.

Mike & Peter are extremely thoughtful and welcoming hosts. the room had everything I needed and was very comfortable. Mike & Peter's advice and tips on how to get the most from the sights I wanted to visit was fantastic and really helped me make the most of my time in the area. The discount vouchers were especially welcome! Loved the way we had breakfast and a chat all together each morning - great friendly start to the day. Thanks guys!
Your advice on my itinerary was particularly helpful and I liked the 'hotel' elements of the room like the fridge and the snacks to purchase.


David and Rachelle Los Angeles, USA.

We really enjoyed our stay! It was a central location and they were very knowledgable of the area with a wall of brochures and coupons. The breakfast was extremely delicious every morning and it was a great experience getting to know Mike and Peter. The amenities were also impressive, as it was stocked like a hotel.


Jeni Surry, UK.

Wish I could have stayed longer! Thank you both for all advice, both prior and on visit. Kia-Ora.


Helmut and Ingrid Germany.

Thanks for the hospitality. We enjoyed it very much. Want to come back to rotorua.


Irene and Jillian Australia.

This was my first stay on an AirBnB home stay and I must say, Mike and Peter set the bar high! What a great set up. Neat, tidy, full with all necessities/mod cons. It was their attention to detail that got me. Right down to the professional shampoo/soap dispenser in the bathroom, the little night light left on in the hallway for you at night and their towels neatly stacked up outside if you wanted to use the spa. Their place is right across the road from a cute park that has the 'stink holes' in it! If you don't have time to go out to do the tourist thing, then just take a wander over for a small sample of what Rotorua has to offer. Thanks for a comfortable stay. Recommend.


Stefanie asnd Martin Austria.

Very nice place to stay. We enjoyed our stay. Thank you for an exciting stay and for making us breakfast so early in the morning and making the bookins and restaurant recommendations. It was a great stay.


Andrea Germany. - 2015

Felt like a ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ star hotel! You can feel the love with what all is done. Thanks you very much.


Hugo China. - 2015

The house is great. Mike and Peter make the house very tidy and comfortable. We like it very much, and thanks a lot.


Sophie & Yemi Sydney, Australia. - 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Mike and Pete's place - they have created a fantastic B&B which is homely and spotlessly clean whilst having a very central location. Having breakfasts with our hosts and other guests was a highlight. Mike and Pete went out of their way to help us maximize our time in Rotorua which we really appreciated, and their advice made a big difference. Thanks so much guys!


Barry & Veronica Newcastle, Australia. - 2015

Really enjoyed our stay! Great hosts, so very helpful, lovely breakfasts, we would thoroughly recommend them, even gave us directions to everywhere and best places to see. thank you both so much


Piotr Warsaw, Poland. - 2015

Great place, very comfy, helpful hosts. And the breakfast was fantastic! Thank you.


Rod and Margaret Sailsbury, England. - 2015

Absolutely supurb, so helpful with a great breakfast. Would certainly recommend. Thanks you to you both.


Larry & Margaret Australia. - 2015

Great location. Great hosts. we stayed 2 nights and found the place very comfortable, Mike and Peter are great hosts and helpful advice was available for many and varied activities around the area. Lovely cooked breakfasts were provided, which we all shared together. Excellent location across from a large park which has many thermal pools etc, and a great Sat market. Easy to walk to shops, restaurants and attractions in town.


Ekaterina, Artem, Evgeny & Titiana Moscow, Russia. - 2015

Very nice place to stay. Guys you are adorable! Thanks you very much for everything.


Harry & Betty Australia. - 2015

Beaut!


Laurence and Lois Santa Monica, California. - 2015

Great breakfasts, beds and recommendations - Thanks.


Fredrik & Ulrika Varberg, Sweden. - 2015

Thanks for a pleasant stay with good breakfast and nice beds. We had a wonderful stay.


Molly (Malfrid) Rogaland, Norway. - 2015

Jeg hadde et trivelig opphold hos Mike and Peter. Vertene var gjestfrie og ga meg gode tips om hva jeg burde gjøre i Rotorua. Anbefales på det varmeste.
(I had a pleasant stay with Mike and Peter. The hosts were hospitable and gave me great tips on what I should do in Rotorua. Highly recommended)


Katharina & Jens Langenhagen, Germany. - 2015

Mike und Peter haben mich sofort nach der Buchung kontaktiert und mich in Bezug auf die touristischen Attraktionen beraten. So konnte ich unseren Aufenthalt optimal planen. Wir wurden herzlich empfangen und Peter und Mike haben uns nochmal einen persönlichen Eindruck von den verschiedenen Aktivitäten vermittelt. Denn sie haben fast alles selbst ausprobiert. Mike hat auch alle Buchungen für uns vorgenommen und konnte für jede Aktivität einen Gutschein für einen Preisnachlass anbieten. Das Frühstück war sehr lecker und reichhaltig und wird vorzugsweise gemeinsam eingenommen, sodass sich angenehme und interessante Gespräche mit den Gastgebern und anderen Gästen ergeben. Diese besonders persönliche Betreuung mit viel Liebe zum Detail hat sich durch unseren ganzen Aufenthalt gezogen. Für alle, die wie wir gerne mit ihren Gastgebern in Kontakt treten und an einem Austausch interessiert sind, ist dies die ideale Unterkunft. Und gerade, wenn man seine Reise von weit weg aus plant, ist die Beratung im Vorfeld sehr hilfreich.
(Mike and Peter have contacted me immediately after booking and advise me in terms of tourist attractions. So I could plan our stay perfect. We were greeted warmly and Peter and Mike again gives us a personal impression of the different activities. Because they have tried almost everything. Mike has made all bookings for us and was able to offer a coupon for a discount for each activity. The breakfast was delicious and plentiful and is preferably taken together, so there are pleasant and interesting conversations with the hosts and other guests. This very personal service with attention to detail has been pulled through our whole stay. For those who are like us like to get in touch with their hosts and interested in an exchange, this is the ideal accommodation. And just when to plan your trip far away from that preliminary consultation is very helpful.)


Mark & Mitzi Virginia, USA. - 2015

Thanks very much. We had a wonderful stay with you. Enjoyed a relaxed and delicious breakfast with you. We had a wonderful stay. Especially enjoyed conversations.


Renate & Michael Austria. - 2015

We had a great stay. Thanks you so much, especially for the wonderful recommendations.


Janet & Roger Sydney, Australia. - 2015

Thanks for the great breakfasts and ideas of what to do in our all too short stay with you.


Astrid & Jeroen Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Netherlands. - 2015

Thanks for making out the max of our two nights stay with you. We very much enjoyed it. Ps. The private spa in your backyard is a nice venue to relax and calm down.


Dan, Karen & Shirley Blackburn, United Kingdom. - 2014

Great stay, informative hosts, enjoyed Rotorua. Many thanks Mike & Peter. Merry Christmas.


Sythie Wales, United Kingdom. - 2014

Short stay but very sweet. Excellent hosts.


Wolfgang &l Susanne Konigswinter, Germany. - 2014

Thanks a lot for a lovely stay and the many hints on what to do. Lovely hosts! Wonderful gargen!


Walter & Laura The Netherlands. - 2014

Peter & Mikereat stay! We enjoyed our stay and you're great hosts. Wish you all the best.


Andreas & Marc Bielefeld, Germany. - 2014

Thanks a lot for the warm welcome and the nice chats. Always great to have local recommendations on what to do. Auf Wiedersehen.


Seema Ontario, Canada. - 2014

As soon as I booked I got an email from Mike and Peter giving me tips and suggestions about Rotorua. They were wonderful hosts and the room is beautiful with all requisite amenities. The homestay is a ten minute walk from town. They were kind enough to pick me up from the airport and show me around town on the way. Peter also dropped me to the bus station. We had a lovely breakfast and they have tons of tips and suggestions about what to do in Rotorua. I would highly recommend this home.


Daniel & Ruth Furlingen, Switzerland. - 2014

The best possible "trip advisor"! Very customised and personal recommendations made our stay perfect. Thank you both so much.


Gail & Pat Florida, USA. - 2014

Fabulous food, breakfast was delightful with your words of wisdom. Thanks for your hospitality and knowledge.


Caroline & Jon Ashford, UK. - 2014

Thank you so much for such a welcoming experience. Fabulous bed, lovely breakfasts, lots of really helpful tips. You bring out the best in NZ. Thank you.


Bob, Gayle, Pat & Marty Washington & Texas, USA. - 2014

Thank you for providing us a comfy, inviting home away from home. Your help in booking the Te Po and other recommendations really added tp our stay. The breakfasts were delicious and your coffee the best in NZ so far.


Becc, Maddie & Ian Melbourne, Australia. - 2014

Thank you for being so accommodating. Your homestay is lovely. Very comfortable. The breakfast was yummo! And all the information you offered very helpful.


Martin & Anna Gothenburg, Sweden. - 2014

Best B&B we stayed at. You really felt at home. It was like being invited to someones home. Eating breakfast with our hosts was great. Great room with really comfortable beds.


Matteo, Caterina & Gigi Piacenza, Italy. - 2014

An amazing experience, really cute and nice place. Breakfast like a 5 star hotel. We wish you all the best and we hope to come back soon! Thanks for your hospitality.


David and Corinna Hamburg, Germany. - 2014

We had a great time staying at your B&B. Thanks for so much helpful information. You run the B&B in a professional and personal way, a perfect combination. We had the best breakfast in your B&B during our holiday. We wish you all the best and many friendly guests to come.
PS: Best napkin tutorial ever.


Marco Philippines. - 2014

Thanks for everything and the nice hospitality. I enjoyed staying here. Very good people. Ciao!!


Reto & Marlene Pleasant Point, New Zealand. - 2014

We enjoyed the stay, had a great sleep in the lovely cotton sheets and enjoyed the spa. Thanks.


Alejandro Santiagi, Chile. - 2014

Thank you so much for having me at your place. I had a fantastic stay in Rotorua. I really appreciate all the advice on things to do, you really nailed it. Your place is homely and welcoming :-) Muchas gracias! Well done guys.


Haim & Sivana Israel. - 2014

We spent two nights at Mike and Peter's house. We got a very clean and comfortable room. Mike and Peter prepared us very tasty breakfasts and we enjoyed eating together. They also provided us with very useful tips for the rest of our trip and discount vouchers. The house is located at a walking distance from center Rotorua which make it very easy to reach. We will tell all our friends in Israel about your place.


Nicole & Christian Langenau, Germany. - 2014

Thanks for the wonderful stay at your home and knowledge about the Maori culture! We will have nice memories to remember. Now it was our honeymoon - maybe see you at our 25th anniversary :)


Kelly Kimball, Nebraska, USA. - 2014

It's been a great time out here, wish I could have stayed longer. Hope I may be able to come back someday.


Ylong Sanfrancisco, USA. - 2014

I wish I had stayed in rotorua longer and definitely at Mike and Peter's homestay B&B. The place was definitely exactly what the description was on the web. Their website has tons of useful information for you to research prior to arrival. Once arrive. Mike and Peter proved themselves extremely knowledgeable of what to do. Within minutes, they figured out exactly what I should do in my limited time there. They are warm and accommodating to the max. The breakfast was definitely hearty. Thanks guys! I would totally stay there again and recommend it to anyone.


Brian Bermagui, Australia. - 2014

Great but too short a stay. Mike and Peter run a lovely B&B. Not a single problem all I can say is that I will be back another day!


Melissa, Matt & Kyle Reno, USA. - 2014

Mike and Peter are wonderful hosts! Upon our arrival they gave us lots of information about the area. They even booked dinner reservations for us at Skyline. Their house is comfortable and very clean! Breakfast was amazing as well. The location is great and easy to find. I would love to stay here again!


Steve and Heather Buckingham, UK. - 2014

Knowledgeable & hospitable hosts - thank you. A comfortable room and ample breakfast.


Melissa, Matt & Kyle Nevada, USA. - 2014

We had a great time! Everything was very nice. Thank you for the travel advice. We enjoyed our stay! Thank you.


Marie and Jeremie Titarangi, New Zealand. - 2014

Great atmosphere. Thanks for the lovely stay and breakfast talk. We'll make sure to come back here when we get back to Rotorua.


Harry and Theresa Florida, USA. - 2014

Thank you for all your info, excellent hospitality. We hope to see you again.


Tristan Melborne, Australia. - 2014

Peter and Mike were very helpful during my stay: not only did they pick me up/drop me off from the bus stop, they happily recommended things to do and booked them for me (often with a discount), making my time with them hassle free. Mike and Peter were flexible as well, kindly allowing me to hang about their BnB until my late night bus. The room itself was as described: very comfy and spacious. Breakfast was also excellent: cereal, fruit, yogurt, toast and a full cooked meal were provided. Location is an easy five minute walk to the centre of town and restaurants. If you're in Rotorua, don't miss this delightful BnB!


Sheana Auckland, New Zealand. - 2014

Mike and Peter were good and helpful hosts who provided much useful information concerning the attractions and places of interest in and around Rotorua. Thank you. Excellent and very professional b&b, and I was very grateful for the ride to my bus the morning I left. Thanks very much Mike and Peter.


Han and Gieneke Aerdenhout, Netherlands. - 2014

Thank you for your warm hospitality, expecially the tips for things to do were excellent.


Carissa, Michel and Ben Netherlands. - 2014

We had a very pleasant stay at your home and thoroughly enjoyed the delicious breakfast. You surely hold true to the BnB tradition. We wish you all the best.


Brittany & Mike San Francisco, USA. - 2014

Thank you Peter and Mike for being great hosts, Very knowledgeable about things to do in rotorua and helpful to book. Comfy beds abd excellent breakfast. Cheers.


Bob & Helen Honolulu, Hawaii. - 2014

We had a wonderful time. Thank you both for the hospitality and for sharing your home. Mahalo Nui Loa!


John & Carol Australia. - 2014

Loved everything about our stay in Rotorua - the B&B and the town


Kim & Karen Australia. - 2014

Great hosts! Lovely time, great conversations until late. Would love to come and stay again.


Brian & Hannah USA/Australia. - 2014

Thanks to both Mike and Peter for the last minute accommodations - my daughter and I, felt welcomed, and enjoyed our stay. Their place is clean and tidy + good location...they even gave us a great restaurant recommendation...For those looking for a place in Rotorua, this place is definitely worth considering!


Ernst & Sonja Berlingen, Germany. - 2014

Best of everything. A nice place. Blessings.


Steven and Tamara Oregon, USA. - 2014

My wife and I spent 3 and a half weeks in NZ visiting both the north and south Island. Our best stay was with Mike and Peter. Best service, best company, best breakfast (real fruit and yummy eggs). They helped us plan our days so that we were able to get the most out of our time there. They have great relationships with local vendors that resulting in some discounts for us, and their location is close to town. We have never posted on TripAdvisor before but felt like this particular homestay deserved some attention. Stay there. Its a good value and lots of fun.


Tim and Andrew Sydney, Australia. - 2014

We were very happy with our stay. Mike & Peter are friendly, knowledgable, welcoming and do a great breakfast! The home is handy to everything and has a nice outdoor area including a spa.


Neil & Holger Munich, Germany. - 2014

This home-stay is located just a few minutes walk from Rotorua city centre and close to many shops, bars and restaurants. Our room was nicely-decorated room with ensuite, sliding door to garden and spa areas, comprehensive tea/coffee/snacks and a well-stocked refrigerator including fresh milk, beer, wines and water.
Hosts Mike and Peter are extremely knowledgable about what to see and do in the local area and are keen to ensure you make the most of your Rotorua stay.
The garden and spa areas are very well designed and maintained, completely private and the perfect spot to relax and unwind after a busy sightseeing schedule.
The breakfasts each morning offered fresh fruits, juices and cereals and also a cooked breakfast which was completely different each morning. We really appreciated the in-room guest folder full of city information and a comprehensive selection of local restaurant menu’s and prices.
We booked for 2 nights and had such a good time that we extended for an extra day. Lots of ‘attention to detail’ here. A top-quality experience which we intend to repeat!
Don’t miss the large open park directly opposite containing some interesting thermal activity - steam bores, bubbling mud-holes and soothing foot spas.


Sal, Nancy & John New York, USA. - 2014

Amazing location and very nice rooms. We were able to stay 2 days here with mike and peter. Place is on a very good location walking distance to town. Place is super clean and they making an amazing breakfast.


Rebecca London, UK. - 2014

I stayed with Mike and Peter for one night only and was really happy that they were able to accommodate me on short notice. They were fantastic hosts and made me feel right at home, looked after me and provided me some great advice on the local sights. I had a great time and got a lot out of this stay thanks to their great planning. The room was very nice, comfy and clean. The location was perfect. And breakfast delicious. I would certainly recommend staying here as you won't find a better place, better and friendlier hosts and a better location.


Jan and Diane Cornwall, UK. - 2014

5 stars. Would return. Would recommend. Thank you both.


Rene and Todd Medford USA. - 2014

Mike and Peter are great hosts. The room was great, roomy, clean and well stocked with all the kinds of tea and coffee. The location was ideal, close to the city center. Definitely a winner in any B&B home stay!


Roy Northern Ireland, UK. - 2014

Felt very relaxed and natural staying here. Wish I was nearer to come again.


Hong, Tessa & Nikki San Diego, USA. - 2014

This is the best to stay in Rotorua. Mike and Peter were so amazing at hosting us. We stayed there for only 2 nights and they recommended us where to go for food and activities. They have all the information that one would need for any trip in Rotorua. Can't beat the location too. Highly recommend this place! Thanks Mike and Peter for your hospitality!


Chris and Bernice London UK. - 2014

We greatly appreciate your hospitality. Very helpful advice on what to do and see. Cheers.


Katy and David Morgantown, West Verginia, USA. - 2014

Mike and Peter, thanks for a truely relaxing and enjoyable stay.


Kay and Mara Auckland, New Zealand. - 2014

Lovely decore and breakfast. Thanks.


Rachel & Julian Cardiff, United Kingdom. - 2014

Mike & Peter are very hospitable and have a lovely homestay very close to the centre of Rotorua. We found our stay very enjoyable the room was lovely and clean the bed comfortable and the breakfasts were very tasty! I would definitely recommend them to others.


Alexander, Blair & Claudia San Diego, California, USA. - December 2013

Our first place upon entering New Zealand on our trip to attend the NZNF campout at Rotota! Mike and Peter were incredibly helpful with attractions info and booking (took the Canopy zipline), getting a cooler and food for a week of dry camping off the grid, tasty full breakfasts, immaculate Balinese rooms, well laid out home, just perfect. Will call again.


Mary Oakland, California, USA. - December 2013

Thank you again for a lovely stay - your hospitality has been much appreciated.


Melanie Bradewton, Florida, USA. - December 2013

This has been a very relaxing stay! You are the tops and will come highly recommended by me. Thank you so much.


Brenda and John Scotland, United Kingdom. - December 2013

An lovely place to stay. Thank you for making us so welcome and the breakfast was amazing.


Tom Manchester, United Kingdom. - December 2013

An excellent place to stay. Thank you for all your help, and making me feel at home.


Brandon New York, USA. - December 2013

We had an amazing time in Rotorua. Thankyou Mike and Peter for your helpful advice and recommendations as well as providing a very comfortable place to stay.


Suz and Meg California, USA. - November 2013

Staying with Michael & Peter was wonderful. They were extremely knowledgable of the area. They gave us tons of information in a concise manner. We were able to explore & do exactly what we wanted. We only wish we had more time in this active city. The breakfast were to die for. We didn't need to eat till dinner. They have a great hot tub & sun area after a long and busy day. We would stay there again.


Susie and Javaid Middlesex, England. - November 2013

Mike and Peter have a lovely home, and we had a great stay here. Thanks for the many tips - so helpful.


Nick Capetown, South Africa. - November 2013

Many thanks. Best Wishes, Nick.


Neill Auckland, New Zealand. - November 2013

Wonderful place + well-decorated room. Pity I had so little time but now I have finally had a chance to check it out. Thanks heaps for your hospitality.


John and Neva Nevada, USA. - November 2013

Warm hospitality. Delicious gourmet breakfasts, thorough, tailored advice. Perfect location, relaxing atmosphere. What more could you want? Thanks!!! A great experience, highly recommended.


John and Gaye Brighton, England. - October 2013

Very good local knowledge of sites and food. The best breakfast we have had in New Zealand.


Sal, Nancy & John New York, USA. - February 2014

Amazing location and very nice rooms.


Katron and dominic Germany. - October 2013

Thank you for your kindness. We learned a lot of Rotorua. Hope to see you again.


Andrew Philadelphia, USA. - October 2013

Lovely stay - thanks for your kindness. Cheers AZ.


Julia Brazil. - October 2013

10/10 The experience was incredible! Thank you so much for all the thought you guys put into everything. Loved it.


Sue and Bé Melbourne, Australia. - October 2013

Thanks for your warm hospitality. We enjoyed talking about your wonderful country and hope to be back one day. Best Wishes


Pip & Maria Ballarat, Australia. - September 2013

What more could you ask for. The chaps had everything we needed and more. Helped us with bookings and plenty of ideas. We wish you both well as you venture into the future with plans to capture all facets of the market. Maria and Pip ☺☺


Roger & Susanne San Diego, California, USA. - September 2013

Thank you both for your delightful company and warm hospitality... if only you could turn off the rain today! Great wine and tourist info... thanks! Our best to you both. Cheers.☺☺


Walt & Ruth California, USA. - September 2013

Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality. You have a lovely B&B and your knowledge and information have really helped us in our choices of things to see and do. Again thank you for all you have done. Keep up your wonderful breakfasts, your warmth, and hospitality.


Ilkka & Maree Te Puke, New Zealand. - September 2013

Thanks Mike and Peter for your great hospitalitty - Loved the spa. The 9/11 exhibition (held in Rotorua) was also thought provoking. Happy to recomnmend your place.


Gary Honolulu, USA. - August 2013

I began my New Zealand adventure here. The hosts provided a warm atmosphere of gentle suggestions, great conversation, a sumptuous breakfast and hospitality that would be difficult to match. This homestay is a home away from home. Thankyou.


Renate, Uwe & Dorothea Blenheim, New Zealand. - August 2013

Thank you for a lovely few days. Very much enjoyed the cooked breakfasts. Lovely place, great hosts and so many great suggestions for things to do. We've had a great time.


Ellery, Daniel & Jonathan Singapore. - June 2013

Very lovely hosts and place. Comfy and warm. Would surely come back when we're back in Rotorua. Thanks alot!


John and Reena Fielding, New Zealand. - May 2013

You guys are running a lovely B&B. Very comfortable and welcoming - attention to detail - great. We wish you all the best and hope to see you again sometime


Tom, Jana & Wanda Berlin, Germany. - May 2013

What a lovely stay. We felt just like home - no thats actually not right - we felt like being at home plus being pampered by you and plus that wonderful spa. Great breakfast too. Thank you so much.


Bernhard & Elisabeth Karlsruhe, Germany. - May 2013

This is a really nice place and the two hosts are so friendly and helpful. Thanks a lot.


Lyn & Rod Kialla Victoria, Australia. - April 2013

Thanks for the birthday cake, you are both wonderful hosts and made our stay so homely. It was great to sit and chat and thanks for helping with bookings. Lyn and Rod


Richard & David Essex & Channel Islands, UK. - April 2013

Stay home - away in Rotorua
The city's close: a stroll away
Your room is smart - a peacefull sleep
And brekkie leaves you quite replete

Enjoy the tub for aching feet
'Cos walking all the thermal peaks
You'll be ready to soak with cuppa tea
Which hosts provide & pour for free

A Homestay break is home away
A guest! You'll be - Kia Ora 'aye'


Colin Victoria BC, Canada. - March 2013

Such a great place and really nice guys. Very helpful with information about everything in the area. And Peter even came on a tour with us which was fantastic. Definately recommend and I would stay again. Thanks Mike & Peter. Colin.


Sal, Nancy & John New York, USA. - February 2014

Amazing location and very nice rooms.


Janine Victoria BC, Canada. - March 2013

So lovely, wonderful hosts, very helpful & informative. Even got a ride in a pinch! Great breakfasts, did bookings for us & recommended attractions and eateries.
Clean, comfortable, friendly, fun, good conversation. Highly recommended and would for sure look to stay again if I am back. Thankyou so much. ♥


Arleen Victoria BC, Canada. - March 2013

Wonderful B & B - gracious, welcoming and knowledgeable hosts who spare no trouble to see that their guests wishes are fulfilled. Thank you so much Mike and Peter. Fabulous breakfasts!


Valerie & Eugene Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. - March 2013

Excellent hosts and super delicoius breakfast. Hotel service and facilities but only at a B&B cost. All the best for your business venture. ★★★★★


Frank and Yvonne Horsley, Australia. - March 2013

What a pleasure. A lovely neat B&B experienced by my wife and I. The hosts are lovely people and very obliging. Enjoyed our stay.


Michael London, UK. - March 2013

Without any doubt, an absolute highlight of my stay in The North Island. Peter and Mike are charming and immensely gracious hosts, who immediately got to work arranging a brilliant itinerary for my stay in Rotorua. Their home is tastefully decorated, and the spa pool was an absolute treat after a long days driving. The bedroom was elegant, with beautiful linen on an incredibly comfortable bed. With a great breakfast to start you on your day. I highly recommend this B&B treat in Rotorua! Thanks again guys! :)


Karin and Michael Kieselbronn, Germany. - March 2013

Thanks to Mike and Peter for their wonderful hospitality and their help for our cycling trip. We enjoyed very much the nice common walks on Sunday and the sunny terrace, the good breakfast and the friendly atmosphere. Thank you. Karin and Michael.


Alan and Sally Berkshire, UK. - March 2013

A very happy 2 days. Most helpful hosts. Excellent breakfast. Alan & Sally


Steve & Mark Kea'au, Hawaii. - February 2013

Although the words "Home stay" is not well known to us, Peter and Mike gave it the most positive meaning with their hospitality, warmth and heartfelt sharing of their home and hearts. We'll miss you. Aloha & Mahalo, Steve and Mark


Cesar Port Alegre, Brazil. - February 2013

It was wonderful staying with you. I learned a lot of English and made friends. I hope to see you in Brazil. All the best, Cesar,


Anna Westharbour, Auckland. - February 2013

It's a nice place and we feel happy here. Thank you for everything and thanks for the beautiful book.


Jisu Gloucester, United Kingdom. - February 2013

Very comfortable stay. Thanks Mike and Peter for making my trip and stay pleasant. Best Wishes.


Anna & Chuck California, USA. - February 2013

Dear Peter and Mike, Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. The breakfast was delicious and held us until dinner time! Your guidiance on where to go was perfect and invaluable to our stay here. Thank you, Thank you.


Benson Melbourne, Australia. - January 2013

Balinesque-influenced; very comfortable, cozy, clean and well-appointed B&B, hosted by two warm and friendly, well-informed about local eateries and activities men, who are more than happy to share their combined experiences for your holiday enjoyment. Wonderful, can't wait to come again next year.


Sandra & Udo Stuttgart, Germany - January 2013

We had a very warm welcome and two beautiful days in Rotorua. We loved it and enjoyed the days.


Stephen & Joyce Auckland, New Zealand - January 2013

Comfortable, friendly stay. Most enjoyable.


Rohan Redcliffe, Australia - January 2013

Nice quiet, handy location, great breakfast and hosts. Will be back for sure.


Michael, Tae & Maya Melborne, Australia - December 2012

Awsome stay guys - thank you for fantastic breakfasts & touring advice - and chilling with us over a glass of wine in the evenings! Thanks for your wonderful hospitality Mike & Pete!! Cheerio!!


Irma & Martin Steinen, Switzerland - December 2012

We had a wonderful stay here with a delicious breakfast. We enjoyed the spa and Peter and Mike helped us to get to Te Puia -'Te Po'. Thank you very much


Cecily Levin, New Zealand - December 2012

Thank you for a wonderful 5 days Mike and Pete. You are the best hosts ever and your homestay is an absolute credit to you. I would recommend you anyone going to Rotorua. ★★★★★


Peggy Wellington, New Zealand - December 2012

Mike & Peter wonderful hosts made you so welcome with their friendly and helpful manner. Great breakfast. A very relaxing and enjoyable stay. ★★★★★


Clive Levin, New Zealand - November 2012

Mike & Peter deserve to do well,in their new venture. The quality of their accomodation, the service they provide, is of a high professional standard. They where so freindly, and made me feel so welcome, it was the highlight for a weary Sales Rep from a lonely night at a hotel. I would recommend to any business associate as a must stay, and will definately be coming again. ★★★★★


Mary & Scott Ontario, Canada - October 2012

Such a cozy, relaxing stay. Great to help launch your new business. Good Luck.


Rob Vermont, USA - October 2012

This was a wonderful stay. Mike and Peter are gracious hosts with a welcoming style. If I make it back to NZ, I'll definately look to stay with you again.


Carol and Shari Vermont USA - October 2012

Thank you for a fantastic stay. Our bed was cozy and breakfast was devine. We enjoyed our stay with you. Best wishes.


Kim & Chris New Plymouth, New Zealand - October 2012

Wonderful hosts and accommodation. Very relaxing especially with a spa. You guys have both done a great job with the place. Will enjoy a return visit. Many thanks.


David Wainuiomata, New Zealand - October 2012

Lots of nice touches that make it a 'cut above' - it's a very nice place to stay indeed. And lovely hosts! I'll be back.


Adrian Hastings, New Zealand - September 2012

A great place to stay. Only regrets, too much conference business to enjoy Rotorua to the full.


Maurice Upper Hutt, New Zealand - September 2012

A very pleasant stay and great hosts.


Alan Gifu, Japan - September 2012

Honoured to be the first of many.


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