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A member of Bed & Breakfast Association NEW ZEALAND, Mokoia Downs is an award winning B&B offering a boutique bed and breakfast / farmstay experience in a country lodge set in 5 acres of idyllic, secluded countryside. Situated between Ngongotaha and Hamuarana and just a short distance from Lake Rotorua (see map), Mokoia Downs is just over 10 minutes from central Rotorua and ideally positioned for exploring the local area as well as central North Island.
We offer warm, unobtrusive hospitality and comfort in a picturesque setting, and are committed to doing everything possible to make the experience of our guests a memorable one. Every day guests are invited to accompany Teresa on a nature trail, when they can feed and pet our animals, and even choose their own freshly laid eggs for the following morning's breakfast.
Mokoia Downs B&B offers 4 rooms to guests. The Taranaki Room is located in a private wing of the Lodge and includes a cosy,comfortable bedroom with everything a guest might need, bathroom and outside deck with table and chairs.
The Tarawera Suite is also located in its own private wing of the Lodge and includes 2 cosy, comfortable bedrooms, shared ensuite and outside deck with table and chairs. The Tarawera Suite is ideal for families / parties of 3-4, but can be booked by 1-2 people if the Taranaki Suite and Garden Room are already booked. Room 1 of the suite has a Quuen bed, and Room 2 has 2 single beds.
The Garden Room is our largest room, and in addition to a Queen bed has a large sofa which can fold out into a comfortable double bed. The Garden Room also has an outside patio with table and chairs.
Room facilities include: High quality beds with orthapaedic mattresses; finest linen; bathrobes; bedside reading lamps; wireless internet; socket board with USB ports for charging devices; tea, coffee and hot chocolate making facilities, plus fresh home-baked cookies; refrigerator; hairdryer and heater; toiletries. In addition all rooms have fresh flowers picked on the day of a guest's arrival.
Our rates offer excellent value for money and are inclusive of:
Welcome drink and home-baking on arrival and each subsequent afternoon of a stay
A sumptuous breakfast of cold and hot dishes and full of home-grown and home-made delights
Complementary tasting of hand-crafted liqueurs made at the on site micro-distillery
Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits in rooms, plus fridge for food and drink storage
A guided nature trail around Mokoia Downs, with lots of opportunities to feed and pet animals
Free admission to aMAZEme (www.amazeme.co.nz), plus discounted admission to a number of other attractions and activities
Use of wireless internet for surfing, emailing and skyping
Use of swimming pool (summer only), cinema, library, guest BBQ and microwave, laundry
Use, if required, of up to 3 sets of golf clubs (with trolleys)
Informed guidance on local attractions, activities and restaurants, free calls to local land-line numbers on request, and (if required) information on the local history and culture of Rotorua (Teresa is a trained guide at the local museum)
Anything else that we can possibly think of to make your stay with us a memorable one
Whether your preference is for a quiet holiday based mainly in an idyllic retreat, or a more active one exploring Rotorua and central North Island, Mokoia Downs B&B provides the perfect setting in which to base yourselves whilst you escape from the treadmill of life and enjoy a stay that will linger long in the memory.
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