Here at Lakeview Lodge Karapiro we appreciate and value all feedback and reviews we are given. We endeavour to provide our Lodge accommodation, and the services we provide to a high standard. With your assistance and feedback, this allows us a snapshot of what we have at Lakeview through fresh eyes. We take pleasure in providing some of these reviews & invite you to share in what we have at Lakeview Lodge Karapiro.

Irvin Wang

My family and I stayed at your house a couple weeks ago. It was a really nice place to stay. We love it. And you’ve put so much thought into this house. Really was a comfortable stay. Thank you! And thank you for the farm tour. It was really nice of you spending some time to show us around and explaining what goes into dairy farming. My dad loves New Zealand so much. He says he wants to retire there and live on a farm like you. Have a “Lakeview Lodge” of his own but have someone helping out with the animals. I just hope I’ll have another chance to comeback to this beautiful land and explore some more.


Louise - Hawkes Bay

I was fortunate to spend a night here recently, but will certainly return.  This property is the ultimate sophisticated sanctuary for a group of friends and family, or a corporate retreat.  Every single detail has been well thought out, beautiful bedrooms, bathrooms and shared spaces in and out.  Modern and attractively styled, comfortable and luxurious.  The view is stunning and the property is conveniently located close to Matamata, Cambridge and the very heartland of the Waikato making it a terrific base from which to explore this truly beautiful part of New Zealand.


John & Monique  - New Zealand

We had a family gathering at the Lodge(grandfathers 70th) and had both ends booked. We had a fantastic time, we enjoyed the beautiful views, and the lovely decorated rooms. The whole Lodge was very well kitted out to suit the whole family (ages 2-71). We also enjoyed a lovely dinner catered for us by Gourmet Delicious. We will be back again for sure! 


Lucinda - Australia

Beautiful views inside and out. Don't miss this spot, you will not be disappointed.”

* All perfect.

* This Place was awesome. Amazing views. Spacious house, beautifully decorated. Rae very welcoming, made you feel at home and well looked after. Also very central to many activities eg hobbiton, glow worm caves, Cambridge, Rotorua. Make sure u stay at least a few nights so you can really enjoy the luxury.


Raema & Maurice - New Zealand

Amazing views and wonderful place.  Love to come again.


Rachel - New Zealand

We stayed with our extended family of 24 for a family wedding up the road. All together this lodge provided ease of family time, traveling together to venue, eating with brilliant facilities and relaxing with fabulous views and space for us to play croquet and rugby on the lawn. And nibbles and drinks on the deck for those of us who wanted to watch the entertainment while the sun set over the lake. Perfect for our family. Cost effective as we filled every bed, and didn't have to eat out. Thanks so much!


Zapata Family - Mexico

Loved the place.  Hope we can come back with more time to spend here.


Mr & Mrs P - Newlyweds Scotland

Place was amazing before and after the wedding.  Amazing place and views for pictures x.


Mark & Michaela - United Kingdom

I don't want to leave. You have created a little patch of heaven in this amazing place.  Thank you x


Mark, Mel & Aris - Australia

This is a truly special place.  Can't wait to bring the whole family back.


Talia - Bridesmaid New Zealand

Great place to start your wedding journey.  Relaxing, luxurious, tranquility.  Awesome, amazing, authentic.  Thank you so much.


Mr & Mrs Thair - USA

Loved the place.  Wonderfully laid out and clean as a whistle and fully functional.  Hard to leave.


Willis & Abbie - New Zealand

What a great escape for a long weekend!  Thank you for creating such a beautiful lodge in a perfect area.


Andrew & Jacqui - New Zealand

My wife and I chose to stay here for a special weekend thanks to a recommendation from a friend. The Lakeview Lodge was simply awesome. Right from the time of checking in that was friendly and welcoming through to leaving after our special 3 nights. The lodge is extremely spacious, comfortable and very relaxing. I loved the fact that lodge was fully contained with everything that we needed. The bed was ultra-comfortable and waking up to that view in the morning was unbelievable! To be onsite of a working farm was special especially when there was a baby calf born in the paddock beside the drive as we drove in and out the first couple of days. The location was perfect as we headed through to Tauranga and the Mount one day, another day to Rotorua and a really great dinner in Cambridge only 10-minutes away.


Marty & Elysia - Australia

A stunning and relaxing place to stay during our honeymoon and the perfect base for day trip exploration of the local region.  A very luxurious holiday.


Xiaogeng Zhao - New Zealand

Well equipped, tastefully decorated, breathtaking view, attention to detail. Very comfortable stay.

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