Doolan's Country Retreat offers peace and tranquility in a beautiful timber home. Warm, spacious and tastefully decorated, nestled in ten acres of idyllic country setting, it has many charming features.
With panoramic views of Lake Rotorua, Mt Tarawera and the surrounding rural areas, guests can enjoy a relaxing stroll through the picturesque garden surrounded by specimen trees or just spend a quiet moment in our large conservatory area.
The relaxed rural environment and local knowledge allow guests to use our home as a serene retreat after a busy day sightseeing, playing golf, fishing or shopping.
Doolan's Country Retreat is truly a peaceful location to unwind and rejuvinate the soul. You can take in the views of Lake Rotorua, walk through the beautiful gardens, you can even pat one of Christine's four donkeys!
Bookings, attractions, meals at local restaurants and all the "need to know but difficult to find out things" are offered by Christine. Your time at Doolan's Country Retreat can be one of relaxation or action packed, but be rest assured Christine is available to ensure your stay is memorable.
The park like grounds offer over 70 varieties of roses,
speciman trees, knee high Hostas and more.