• A friendly welcome in a grand setting awaits at Peppers on the Point, which is truly is a home from home, given that the house was once the owner’s family abode. The converted 1930s mansion offers a sense of history and homeliness, with original features and furniture, alongside modern art.
  • Surrounded by the sparkling waters of Lake Rotorua, Peppers on the Point offers guests the opportunity to experience the rich culture and geothermal wonders of Rotorua or simply relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the stunning location and panoramic views.
  • Luxuriously appointed, the lodge itself offers a choice of nine spacious, exquisitely furnished suites, most with views of the lake.
  • The Lake Villa is a four bedroom contemporary home plus there is a two bedroom Lake Villa apartment are also available on request.
  • Peppers on the Point offers the finest New Zealand food and wine, as well as a range of onsite activities from pampering massage, fishing, private beach, water sports, tennis, gym and boating.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.



Enjoy a leisurely hit of tennis or a gruelling match, with tennis racquets and tennis balls from reception.

Meet the family

Take a stroll through the grounds and meet the animals – Joan and Margo, the 2 donkeys; the miniature ponies, alpaca, sheep and in spring, the lambs!

Fish from the shore

The private beach is secluded at the edge of Lake Rotorua, with a shoreline and jetty that is perfect to while away a couple of hours fishing for rainbow trout. The retreat staff can assist you with purchasing a fishing licence.

Take a floatplane flight

Take a scenic flight of the geothermal region on a floatplane that you can catch from the retreat’s own jetty.

Artist in residence

Enjoy the various paintings dotted around the property, most created by local artist Mary Hodge. Mary visits the property weekly to arrange flowers and is always thrilled to discuss her paintings and inspirations with guests. She may even give budding artists a few tips!

History and geomorphology

Learn about the history of the property and the geomorphology of the surrounding region from the retreat’s friendly staff, who will gladly take you on a guided tour of the property.


Rotorua Golf club Arikikapakapa, situated in picturesque Whakarewarewa. Full 18 hole all weather links style golf course with easy walking and an excellent golfing layout.

Nature walks

Get out into the unique atmosphere and landscape of Rotorua. Surround yourself in the towering trees of the Redwoods – Whakarewarewa Forest, with over 56,000 hectares to explore.

Horse riding

One of the best ways to experience Rotorua is on horseback. Horse trekking is a great way to see the countryside, farms and lake district, with rides for every level.


If you like your kayaking adventure on the highly original side, paddle the waters of Lake Rotoiti all the way to the Manapirua Hot Pools for a natural geothermal springs experience.

Chat with one of our expert travel designers today to begin planning your perfect vacation

Call: +852 9465 4577


Peppers on the Point New Zealand Lake Rotorua

Peppers on the Point is a fine example of the Peppers approach to creating unique properties with timeless appeal. The former 1930s mansion retains its distinct charm and design throughout. Now operating as an exclusive Peppers lakeside retreat, this property is the finest of lodges in Rotorua serving d’hôte dinner in the restaurant and providing a rare and delightful kind of Rotorua accommodation. Peppers on the Point has a relaxed and tranquil ambiance, with lavish features and amazing views over the beautiful Mokoia Island. Rotorua is a New Zealand Maori heartland in the Rim of Fire region with a cultural history like no other. You would never guess that this lakeside Rotorua accommodation, so lovingly preserved, is just 5 minutes from the heart of the city.

Spacious Suites and private Lake Cottage Suites, all with stunning lake views. The owner’s private quarters may also be available. Enjoy fine dining at Peppers on the Point, Lake Rotorua. Featuring fresh regional produce and fine New Zealand wines. Our diverse selection of activities offers something for everyone, from a heavenly massage, to a round of tennis, fishing, or boating on the sparkling lake. Soak in the winter ambiance around our open fireplace with wine in hand, discover local farm animals, or take off in a floatplane from the jetty.

Peppers on the Point is a classic lodge with irresistible charm. The two-story mansion has been lovingly refurbished to retain its timeless appeal and character. Each suite has an inviting lounge area, ensuite bathroom and spa bath. Part of its charm is a large communal lounge with open fireplace, a timber-panelled dining room and elegant billiard room. Formerly a family home, many of the antiques remain which combined with modern luxury furnishings provide a comfortable and relaxing retreat. Families and groups will warm to the exclusivity and unique feel of Peppers on the Point.

Autumn Suite

Main Suite

This premier Suite offers panoramic views over the lake, a super king-size bed, large lounge and dining area, separate dressing room and study, a large balcony and an ensuite bathroom with spa bath.

  • Panoramic lake views
  • Underfloor heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa bath
Lake Cottage Suite

Lake Cottage Suite

These self-contained private Suites are situated a short walk from the lodge. Each boasts its own lounge room, separate bedroom, ensuite bathroom with shower and an open-air hot tub on the deck overlooking the lake.

  • Panoramic lake views
  • Underfloor heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa bath
  • Panoramic lake views
Lake Villa Apartment

Lake Villa

The Lake Villa is the owner’s residence, which is available on application. It sits above the lodge where it enjoys the very best of the lake and city views. This spacious Villa is a real treat for a family or group.

  • Four bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Large kitchen
  • Underfloor heating
  • Lake and city views
  • Open dining and living areas
  • Extensive balcony areas
  • Full jet spa pool on the Main Suite balcony
Lake Villa Apartment

Lake Villa Apartment

Beneath the Lake Villa, a contemporary two-bedroom apartment enjoys views over the tennis court to the lake and Rotorua City. It is fully self-contained with a living/dining area and bathroom with a spa bath. It is available on application.

  • Lake and city views
  • Living and dining area
  • Bathroom with spa bath
  • Underfloor heating

There are many dining options available to enjoy the meticulous menu in which everything, where possible, is made fresh from scratch, including the popular house-baked ciabatta. You may choose to join guests in the main dining room for a four-course d’hôte dinner. Reserve an elegant private dining room, or perhaps dine in your suite or on the terrace overlooking the lake on a warm evening. If you enjoy gourmet dining with charming views, fabulous local cuisine and fine wines fresh from the cellar, you’re in for a real treat!

Peppers on the Point Dining Room
Peppers on the Point Dining Room
Peppers on the Point Private Dining

You can experience a unique range of activities at Peppers on the Point. Enjoy a pampering massage, play tennis, fish off the private beach or go boating on the lake. Pick up a DVD from the Library to play in your room. Relax around the open fireplace in the entertainment room or step down the magnificent timber staircase and lounge around on exquisite antiques. Meet the farm animals or, for a delightful adventure take off in a floatplane from the jetty.

Features-Massage Peppers on the Point


Soothe tired muscles with a therapeutic massage. Indulge in a beauty treatment designed exclusively to suit the serene environment.

Features Library Peppers on the Point


Pick up a DVD or CD from the Library for use in your room, or choose a book to get lost in!

Features Workout Peppers on the Point


Take advantage of the leisure facilities or have a workout in the gym.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Rotorua, New Zealand
Nearest Airport
Rotorua International Airport, Rotorua
Local Currency
New Zealand dollar
Time Change
GMT +12:00
Best time to go
Best visited between November through April.

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