Peppers on the Point
Rotorua, New Zealand
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Lakeside Bliss in New Zealand’s Rotorua

Leave it all behind for fresh lakeside air and breathtaking views. Check in and chill out at Peppers on the Point, a historic lodge nestled in an idyllic spot at the edge of New Zealand's beautiful Lake Rotorua, just ten minutes from the city. Enjoy a relaxing short break with daily breakfasts, an indulgent four-course gourmet dinner, a 30-minute massage each and complimentary wine and chocolates.

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Panoramic lake views, gourmet dining and the natural splendor of New Zealand await at Peppers on the Point, a historic lodge nestled at the edge of the North Island’s Lake Rotorua.

What You’ll Love...

The Lodge – Views you won't want to leave

Wake each morning to the glittering waters and refreshing lakeside breezes of Lake Rotorua at Peppers on the Point, a lovingly-converted 1930s mansion full of timeless charm, complete with a traditional wood-panelled dining room and a crackling open fire to lounge beside.

Your Room – Relax with romantic spa baths and hot tubs

All of the lodge's spacious suites boast panoramic lake views, where you can relax after days exploring the outdoors with a romantic bubbling spa bath as you sip on your complimentary Volcanic Hills wine and nibble on delicious handmade Scilla chocolates. For the ultimate wind-down, upgrade to the Lake Cottage Suite to admire the stars from your own open-air hot tub overlooking the lake.

The Food – Gourmet dining in an elegant setting

Food is truly something to be savored at Peppers on the Point. Head Chef Kim Paterson knows a thing or two about gourmet cuisine, boasting 20 years’ experience at five-star hotels and resorts, hatted-restaurants and luxury lodges.

Start each day with light continental buffet breakfasts along with a choice of a delicious hot dishes such as The Kiwi Breakfast: local lamb & mint sausages, onion rings, eggs tomato chutney and fried potato, or Peppers Eggs Bennie with onion jam and watercress. After enjoying your complimentary pre-dinner drinks and canapés from a menu that includes duck ham with beetroot and cerry, parmesan shortbread with tomato, olive and thyme or tempura prawn and wasabi mayonnaise, take a seat in the elegant dining room to experience four courses of gourmet fare from a daily-changing menu, sampling dishes such as Angus beef sirloin with green pea, pomme anna, white carrot, Swiss chard and smoked yoghurt.

See and Do – Discover natural wonders and Maori culture

A mere ten-minute drive from the heart of Rotorua, the lodge is perfectly positioned to enjoy both the outdoor pursuits of the lake and the attractions of the city. Discover the bubbling mud pools of Te Puia, witness the natural marvel that is the Pohutu Geyser – the biggest active geyser in the southern hemisphere that erupts hourly – experience local culture at the living Maori village, take to a carved canoe on the lake and unwind with a complimentary 30-minute massage each back at the lodge.

Perfect for couples

Peppers on the Point is the ideal romantic escape for couples looking to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty and famed geothermal activity of Rotorua.

Valid for travel until 30 November 2018 (bookings must be made before 30 September 2018).

*Check Availability: *To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Check Availability' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select available dates. Dates with a surcharge are identified.

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7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Within 7 days of purchase we’ll happily provide a full refund on cancellation of your escape (so long as you don’t have a confirmed booking/stay in the next 14 days).

Packages are valid for two adults.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults. Room configuration is one king-sized bed.

Connecting rooms are not available.

Please contact the property in advance to request your preferred massage time.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply. Refer to website's terms and conditions.

  • Fine-dining
  • Mini-gym
  • Tennis
  • Library
  • Massage and beauty treatments
  • Secluded beach, shoreline and jetty

Getting to Auckland is easy with direct flights available from most major Australian cities with Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, China Airlines and Qantas.

The lodge is approximately a three-hour drive from Auckland Airport.

*Need Flights? *We have a dedicated team who are able to assist with all your flight requirements. If you need a stopover or are looking at travelling to more destinations, our team can help. Contact our flights concierge team using the phone number on our website.

Peppers on the Point
214 Kawaha Point Rd, Kawaha Point, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
We can't say thank you enough for such a gorgeous couple of days. Please, if you need to spoil yourself and your loved one, come and stay.
- TripAdvisor
We can only endorse previous reviews that praise this lovely hotel. The views of the lake are fantastic.
- TripAdvisor
Felt like a truly welcome guest in a beautiful private lodge. It's a special place and highly recommended.
- TripAdvisor