Reviews: Accommodation

 

Hannah’s Bay Cottage Rotorua

Hannahs Bay Cottage Rotorua

We recently spent an amazing couple of days in awesome Rotorua, and stayed at the equally awesome Hannah’s Bay Cottage. Find out why this lake-front, family-friendly accommodation just won a gold medal in the Bach of the Year Awards.

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Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel

Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel

If you’re looking for good-quality, budget-friendly family accommodation in Nelson, look no further than Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel.

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Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries

Courtesy: Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries

We recently had the pleasure of travelling return to Picton from Wellington with the awesome Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries. We sailed on the Strait Feronia, and choose to drive on and stay in one of their family cabins. This has to be one of the best ways to cross the Cook Strait.

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Host Families NZ – A Host’s Review

Host Families NZ

Our family – a mother and daughter team – have been hosting international students here in New Zealand with Host Families NZ for about 4 years – too many to count! We’ve hosted around 20 students, probably more. Read the full review »

Jet Park Hotel Rotorua

Jet Park Rotorua

We’ve known the good people at Jet Park Auckland for a while now and the Kiwi Families team has often commented that New Zealand could do with more Jet Park Hotels. Well now there’s another – Jet Park Rotorua! Proudly New Zealand owned and operated, the Jet Park team has taken over what used to be the Quality Inn and is transforming it with their usual style and panache.

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Holiday Inn Rotorua

Holiday Inn Rotorua

Anyone else find it challenging to travel with kids? I’m pretty sure it’s not just me! Way back in 1952, a father named Kemmons Wilson was sick of being charged crazy amounts to have kids at hotels so he started his own hotel company where kids where not only welcomed but they got to stay and eat for free! That was the beginning of the Holiday Inn brand and that same concept still applies today at Holiday Inn Rotorua.

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Jet Park Hotel

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Jet Park Hotel is an Airport Hotel and Conference Centre very close to Auckland Airport. They have Family Suites available, so my husband and I stayed there last night, with our four year old girl and two year old boy, to check one out.

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