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Hermione Cottage

5 Bay View Road, Lake Tarawera, R.D.5 Tarawera
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**Golden paradise days in March and April **
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Recharge in April School holidays...winter rates .**ENQUIRE NOW**
Cosy Hermione Cottage is on a lake-level section beside beach, park and boat ramp and has 2 kayaks for your use.
Comfortable and peaceful , very well equipped, fun holiday retreat with wide lake views, level entrance and lawns on lake level ...

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**Golden paradise days in March and April **
Please check availability calendar .
Recharge in April School holidays...winter rates .**ENQUIRE NOW**
Cosy Hermione Cottage is on a lake-level section beside beach, park and boat ramp and has 2 kayaks for your use.
Comfortable and peaceful , very well equipped, fun holiday retreat with wide lake views, level entrance and lawns on lake level with easy parking and boat launching.
*MySky Hdi * Free wifi*
Perfectly positioned, Hermione Cottage sits in a spacious garden, with easy parking and many of our guests return year after year.

"We have just got home from our weekend at Lake Tarawera. The minute we drove up to Hermione Cottage, we were in love with it. What an amazing place. Our stay was extremely comfortable. The fire, electric blankets and the wifi were really appreciated. We would love to come back one day.

Regards
Hilary Hopkinson"

"Just perfect and enjoying a lay in and watching the lake right out the window is heavenly!"

Just 20 scenic minutes from Rotorua via Buried village, Blue Lake and Redwood Forest. Hermione Cottage is a peaceful(or adventurous) retreat year round.

Minimum Stay-------------------------------2 nights
Minimum Stay public holiday weekends---3 nights
Minimum stay Easter Weekend-----------4 nights

Comments from very happy guests...

“Hermione Cottage really is the ideal lakefront getaway…. Tranquillity, charm, great views, and a stones throw from the boatramp – it really does have it all. Can’t wait to come back!”

Thanks again Jennifer,

Best Regards

Liam

A slice of Paradise both indoors and out. Waking up to Lake Tarawera on your doorstep, going for a dip in the lake and enjoing the vast grounds, trout fishing , water sports, sitting down with a great glass of wine it can be used as a stunning romantic geteaway and also surperb for the kids. In the words of the double rainbow man. Hermione Cottage “double paradise”

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All year round!

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3 Apr-30 Sep
$280.00/Night for 8 guests
 
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1 Oct-22 Apr
$360.00/Night for 8 guests
 
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$360.00/Night for 8 guests
 
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SEVEN nights' stay for SIX night's tariff

Linen is available for hire.

Public Holiday Weekends...minimum 3 night stay.

Easter Weekend..............minimum 4 night stay.

Reviews (13 Reviews)
Dwoo
Stayed January 2016
This is a fantastic place. So well equipped, location is stunning and the service first rate. Highly recommended.
This is a fantastic place. So well equipped, location is stunning and the service first rate. Highly recommended.
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Harry18
Stayed January 2014
Linda and Myself have been staying at the Hermione Cottage for 17 plus years and have made some awesome memories there it is a very magical place. Jennifer and Dean have been the most amazing hostess and have become great friends who I look... Read more
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Hi Kim and Linda,
Thank you so very much for your fulsome feedback just posted on the holiday homes site!
We really appreciate it and it goes without saying , we hope you'll both keep coming back to Hermione... Read more
Linda and Myself have been staying at the Hermione Cottage for 17 plus years and have made some awesome memories there it is a very magical place. Jennifer and Dean have been the most amazing hostess and have become great friends who I look forward to catching up with every year as well as through the year. The Cottage is well presented and appointed while being keep up todate with what ever needs to be done .Jennifer and Dean have invested in making sure it is keep to a highest standard.

Over the years We have introduced many of our family and friends to the Hermione experiance they all keep comming back to the cottage and Tarawera because it so awesome. Try it
When you come to stay at the Hermione Cottage you will become part of the Hermione Family. Become one of the Lucky ones!!

Kim (Harry) and Linda
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Hi Kim and Linda,
Thank you so very much for your fulsome feedback just posted on the holiday homes site!
We really appreciate it and it goes without saying , we hope you'll both keep coming back to Hermione Cottage for many years to come.

We hope the year is going well for you both and you're enjoying it in good health too.
We've just returned home after 4 days at the lake and have been busy at the cottage attending to maintenance and transforming the roadside of the section (with Chris Hanson's help on digger) modifying the garden and extending the lawn. We've also had a new ceramic cooktop installed .

A bit of maintenance at our place too, of course and so we may just return next week for a few days relaxation this time after completing the tasks that didn't quite get ticked off.
The colours at the lake are blazing with autumn just now and a couple of cloudless days saw them contrasting so dramatically with the blue….just beautiful!

Again, special thanks for your feedback as the top echelon of "the Hermione Family".

Kind regards
Jennifer and Dean.
masik
Stayed January 2014
Hi Jennifer & Dean,
What can I say except thank you for giving us the opportunity to experience you beautiful holiday home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, so close to the Lake, enjoyed evening swims and its not that far from town. It... Read more
Hi Jennifer & Dean,
What can I say except thank you for giving us the opportunity to experience you beautiful holiday home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, so close to the Lake, enjoyed evening swims and its not that far from town. It was so peaceful and relaxing, just a place to get away from Auckland busy rushing life. We will be definitely coming back and maybe this time it will be more than 2 nights.
Once again thank you.
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skylark
Stayed November 2013
Great location next to Lake Tarawera. Comfortable and homely, clean and tidy. Good facilities including kayaks and lifejackets, although A-frame sleepout would benefit from an ensuite. We had a great time. Thanks.
Great location next to Lake Tarawera. Comfortable and homely, clean and tidy. Good facilities including kayaks and lifejackets, although A-frame sleepout would benefit from an ensuite. We had a great time. Thanks.
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MichelleV
Stayed October 2013
for the tenth year in a row, we have enjoyed our stay at this wonderful cottage. if i could put TEN stars i would. every time we stay there is yet another improvement. The property is always well maintained, the fireplace is set and ready to... Read more
for the tenth year in a row, we have enjoyed our stay at this wonderful cottage. if i could put TEN stars i would. every time we stay there is yet another improvement. The property is always well maintained, the fireplace is set and ready to go, books on the shelves ,comfy beds and couches and a perfect lake view. what more could you want??
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amie
Stayed October 2013
Just returned from a lovely 7 night stay. new bathroom and ensuite are . of high quality really enhanced the home.
This was a special trip for myself and my Mum as she has terminal cancer - the cottage is so comfortable and the surroundings... Read more
Just returned from a lovely 7 night stay. new bathroom and ensuite are . of high quality really enhanced the home.
This was a special trip for myself and my Mum as she has terminal cancer - the cottage is so comfortable and the surroundings are magical -highly recommend a stay here you will not be disappointed.
Lynda
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Jack Tiong
Stayed July 2013
This is absolutely fantastic..way way way beyond expectation..really enjoyed the stay and would love to go back again! My mates and I thought the house looked really new, as if just renovated. Highly recommended to everyone
This is absolutely fantastic..way way way beyond expectation..really enjoyed the stay and would love to go back again! My mates and I thought the house looked really new, as if just renovated. Highly recommended to everyone
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jacktiong
Stayed July 2013
This is absolutely fantastic..way way way beyond expectation..really enjoyed the stay and would love to go back again! My mates and I thought the house looked really new, as if just renovated. Highly recommended to everyone
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Hi Jack,
We're so delighted you enjoyed the magic of Hermione Cottage (and her brand new bathrooms!).
Thanks for your warm recommendation!
This is absolutely fantastic..way way way beyond expectation..really enjoyed the stay and would love to go back again! My mates and I thought the house looked really new, as if just renovated. Highly recommended to everyone
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Hi Jack,
We're so delighted you enjoyed the magic of Hermione Cottage (and her brand new bathrooms!).
Thanks for your warm recommendation!
MJohn
Stayed May 2013
Had an excellent stay at this most beautiful of locations. Everything we needed was easily on hand to make our 4 days fantastic. This is the third time we have been now and we are already planning how we can escape back this year.
Had an excellent stay at this most beautiful of locations. Everything we needed was easily on hand to make our 4 days fantastic. This is the third time we have been now and we are already planning how we can escape back this year.
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Traveler
Stayed April 2013
This cottage is in a great location, right on the water. It is large enough to accommodate a big group, which is nice. The kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans etc.Also the beds are comfortable and the duvets are cozy. There are a few... Read more
This cottage is in a great location, right on the water. It is large enough to accommodate a big group, which is nice. The kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans etc.Also the beds are comfortable and the duvets are cozy. There are a few downsides that might make me think twice next time. My husband had an allergic reaction, we think it was to the dust, which jumped off the furniture. It needs a thorough cleaning/vacuuming. We also got some flea bites.
The main thing is that the place did not have linens. If you have a large group, are you really going to bring your linens (including towels) for all these folks? So we paid extra for linens ($50 per day) but we had to make up the beds ourselves. I understand if it is self catering that there would be a charge for linens but that seemed pricey for so little service. Would be nice if there were life vests provided as well. Also the cottage is far from Rotorua, which is good bc it doesn't smell like Rotorua does, but the distance could be seen as a plus or minus. Lovely spot though.
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Ann & Greg Shaw
Stayed October 2011
We have stayed at Hermione cottage twice in the last 2 years. It is always spotlessly clean and well maintained,we found it to be one of NZ's most beautiful tranquil spots. We had a family weekend there and our family thought it was a... Read more
We have stayed at Hermione cottage twice in the last 2 years. It is always spotlessly clean and well maintained,we found it to be one of NZ's most beautiful tranquil spots. We had a family weekend there and our family thought it was a great setting right on the waters edge.Plenty of room for the grandchildren to play.They just loved it.We have a boat and the facilities for that were great. The owners Jennifer & Dean are a lovely couple and were great to deal with.We will return to this beautiful paradise that we enjoy so much.

Ann & Greg Shaw Kinloch Taupo
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lakeside@careywood.co.nz
Stayed January 2010
This is our second week long stay at Hermione and we loved it. A stay here is all relaxation. The cottage is immaculately cared for with nothing missing…with 3 little ones the ability to swim, explore for wildlife, bushwalk, fish and launch... Read more
This is our second week long stay at Hermione and we loved it. A stay here is all relaxation. The cottage is immaculately cared for with nothing missing…with 3 little ones the ability to swim, explore for wildlife, bushwalk, fish and launch the boat, all at your feet would be difficult to replicate anywhere in the world.

Stayed from Sunday 07/02/2010 to Sunday 14/02/2010. View listing
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lakeside@careywood.co.nz
Stayed January 2010
We have stayed at Hermione cottage twice in the last 2 years. It is always spotlessly clean and well maintained,we found it to be one of NZ’s most beautiful tranquil spots. We had a family weekend there and our family thought it was a great... Read more
We have stayed at Hermione cottage twice in the last 2 years. It is always spotlessly clean and well maintained,we found it to be one of NZ’s most beautiful tranquil spots. We had a family weekend there and our family thought it was a great setting right on the waters edge.Plenty of room for the grandchildren to play.They just loved it.We have a boat and the facilities for that were great. The owners Jennifer & Dean are a lovely couple and were great to deal with.We will return to this beautiful paradise that we enjoy so much.

Ann & Greg Shaw Kinloch Taupo
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