Peppers on the Point, Lake Rotorua
With the remaining charm and casual elegance of the 1930s, Peppers on the Point is an immaculately designed mansion overlooking the beautiful Lake Rotorua, only five minutes from Rotorua city. Prior to becoming an exclusive lakeside retreat, this historic property was a family home right up until 2004 and is perfect for a short escape or that week-long retreat you’ve been waiting for.
Peppers on the Point, Rotorua hotel is in a league of its own, built more than 80 years ago, this two-storey mansion sits upon 2.8 hectares of luscious grounds with an exclusive path leading down to the lake and private beach. Carefully refurbished by a leading New Zealand interior designer, Peppers on the Point retains an antique feeling while still utilising modern luxury furnishings.
The classic lodge is fitted with relaxing décor, creating the perfect environment for a unique holiday haven. With all the elements of luxury accommodation, Peppers on the Point boasts a large entertaining room with dazzling open fireplaces, a timber-panelled dining room, and for a final touch of grandeur – a spectacular timber staircase. The several large dining rooms exude old world opulence, while the quiet library is warmly decorated and cosy enough to lose yourself for hours in your favourite book.
The onsite restaurant guarantees delectable recipes using only the freshest in local produce, and also caters for any event or function. No venue could be more romantic for a wedding than the enchanting stone chapel, where delightful gardens and incredible views create the backdrop for your perfect day. Corporate guests are also welcome to hold their business retreats and meetings in our fully equipped conference rooms, where team development opportunities are available around each corner.
When it comes time to leave the comfort of your well-appointed suite or villa, feel free to immerse yourself in the strong Maori culture of New Zealand while exploring the land. Feel the warmth of bubbling geysers, steaming mud pools and hot thermal springs on your way to the museums and landmarks of Rotorua.
Voted in the top 3 New Zealand properties within three hours of the city by Luxury Travel & Style Magazine 2011 Gold List