10 March 2012
Wow, what an amazing place. We had a lovely time. Thank you for the fly fishing information and maps, etc. Even though the trout weren't biting, it's relaxing being beside the rivers. You have thought of everything that we could possibly ask for inside the cottage. The hot tub was a fantastic way to wind down after a busy day. Thank you for the tasty home baking. We would love to come back with the kids.
Best wishes, Karl, Patricia, Shaun and Jen.
6 March 2012
This place here is a little paradise on earth. The peacefulness of the surroundings, the beauty of the land and the lovely hospitality of you both. The cottage was so pretty and comfortable. We have fallen in love with New Zealand and want to return, and we will recommend Blossom Cottage to others overseas. Can't wait to show our friends the films we made.
Van Diggele Family, Netherlands
1 March 2012
Your other guests have said it all, we just wish to reinforce all those wonderful compliments, as you most certainly deserve them. Many, Many Thanks for the wonderful hospitality and comfort Blossom Cottage gave us and thank you for sharing it with us.
Liz and Barry Campton, Australia
25 February 2012
What a lovely cottage! I came with two friends who have stayed here before and wanted to make a return visit. It is a true home away from home. All the extra touches, fantastic cakes, fresh eggs, chocolates on the beds and shampoo in the shower, make Blossom Cottage a lap of luxury. You both go the extra mile for your guests and it shows. Blossom Cottage will remain fondly in my memory of my first trip around the North Island. Thank you very much!
20 February 2012
We have had a wonderful time. The cottage was in one word: fantastic! You have thought of everything! The views are magnificent, we thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub and the freshly laid hens' eggs. We hope that many more people come here to enjoy this special place.
Ton and Roos-Marie, Netherlands
18 February 2012
Our stay at Blossom Cottage was the highlight of our holiday. The cottage has everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. Freshly baked cakes as a welcome gesture were delicious! Fresh free-range eggs from the roaming chooks. The attention to detail in the cottage makes you feel at home and the view from the private deck is stunning. Sitting in the hot tub with a glass of bubbly is total bliss. We hope to be back in the future and we will recommend Blossom Cottage to all our friends.
Paul and Ria, Melbourne, Australia
17 February 2012
Blossom Cottage has exceeded our expectations by far. The attention to detail was impressive. It was a luxury to stay at such a cosy cottage with panoramic views of the lake and surrounding countryside. We appreciated the likeable hosts very much, as well as the cleanliness, the generous food, like eggs from the host's hens and many little surprises. I was especially fond of the hot tub, and my husband loved all the friendly animals nearby. We can't forget this unique place anymore. We wish you all the best.
Margrit & Jakob Graf, Switzerland (The beautiful flowers were drawn in our guest book by Margrit!)
6 February 2012
Our family had a fabulous time here at Blossom Cottage: peaceful, relaxing and gave us an opportunity to get away from it all, especially after a busy day doing touristy attractions. It was still close to everything we needed. The beds were very comfy and warm, the breakfast supplies and baking were amazing. We made use of the picnic mugs and containers, which we took lunch supplies in for the day, brilliant idea! The children loved the animals, feeding them and checking the hen house for eggs. The spa pool was a huge hit and a great way to unwind before bed. We found Blossom Cottage on the Trip Advisor website and it was the only place that had consistently good reviews.
Fleur, Dean, Erin and Trent Shailer, Palmerston North, NZ
2 February 2012
I have stayed in a good number of hotels in more than 10 countries, and Blossom Cottage was, for sure, one of the best stays for me.
Daiki and Yoko, Japan
31 January 2012
I cannot believe we had booked our time in your cottage back in March. On first arrival, we were taken away with the beauty, all the extra touches, the hot tub, home bakes and the welcome breakfast pack. Over our five nights, we loved the privacy of the cottage, and being away from home for five weeks, it was lovely to cook in the evenings. Rotorua is not far away, making the cottage very central, shops including a huge supermarket called Countdown, ideal for evening meal provisions. Also perfect if requiring wifi, like us, to plan and keep in touch with family and work. The hot tub was lovely to relax in in the evenings. Before I forget, your chocolate brownies were the best we had tasted. Our stay with you both really was perfect and we could not fault it.
Jo and Iain, Lincolnshire, England
25 January 2012
We have had a wonderful stay. Just wish we could stay longer. The cottage is beautiful, tranquil and a pleasure to sleep in. Our boys have loved playing with the animals and on the trampoline and will miss your son, Nando.
Terrie, Stephen, Josh and Ben Palmer, Melbourne/London, UK
23 January 2012
We looked on Trip Advisor for quiet places near Rotorua and had a lovely time at Blossom Cottage. We will be pleased to write a glowing recommendation on Trip Advisor. We really loved everything about the cottage!
Mike and Jan Thorman, USA
18 January 2012
Thanks for a wonderful stay at your exclusive, luxury cottage. My young daughter loved the animals and couldn't resist climbing into the rabbit hutch to join Treacle and Holly, the bunnies! We savoured the freshly laid eggs, supplied by the free range hens, and all the delicacies baked by Marianne. The delicious breakfast supplies, privately situated hot tub, outside shower, breathtaking views, cottage decor and fantastic hosts at Blossom Cottage made our short stay an exceptionally special one.
17 January 2012
Wonderful touches and so thoughtful. Could have stayed here for weeks. All the best, you both deserve every success.
Judith, Yi Ta and Colette, Germany
15 January 2012
From the moment we arrived to the moment we left ,you both made us feel like we had just arrived to be with our family. The cottage has given us inspiration to find one and renovate and use for our family holidays. You both deserve to do really great things to people's lives when they can enjoy your labour of love. I will certainly tell everyone about our experience with you all and have no doubt that we will be back!!!
Many thanks and warm hugs, John & Georgie and Grandchildren
6 January 2012
Here at Blossom Cottage goodness is everywhere and in so many small details: you have created a traveller's oasis. When I made the reservation back in September, I never expected to find such an exquisite cottage and magnificent surroundings. We envy the future travellers who will be able to grab an apple from your future fruit trees, assuredly, they will be back in Eden.
Michel, Thomas and Kumi Cardinal, Canada/Japan
3 January 2012
We have thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing stay at Blossom Cottage. We endured two rainy days, but survived with your well stocked toy suitcases, games and dvd collection. When the sun did warm us up on our last day, we enjoyed lunch on the deck, and beautiful family swims in the spa, not forgetting the sandpit! Well done on creating a beautiful cottage from which to reflect and appreciate God's miracles. What a lovely spot. Thank you for blessing us with this memorable holiday at a remarkable time in our family's life.
God's blessings to you and your family. Robert, Megan, Ruby, Stella, Abel and Bubba, NZ