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Your own private, Thermally heated swimming pool! 40 c in Winter,  28 c in Summer!Welcome! electric gate entry, a full quarter acre, tramp, basketball hoop, playhouse and pool plus secure off-road parking for cars :)
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'Poppies’ Iconic Rotorua Home with heated Pool.

Annemarie User Profile

'Poppies’ Iconic Rotorua Home with heated Pool.

Entire house
10 guests5 bedrooms6 beds2.5 baths
10 guests
5 bedrooms
6 beds
2.5 baths
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
This is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Welcome! Poppies is one of Rotorua's most well known Propertys! at just 107 years young, its lead a busy life, most Notably as 'Poppies Villa Restaurant' from the mid 80's to the mid 00's.
Annemarie and Mike Gallagher, Award winning Rotorua Hoteliers, bought it in 2013 and over the past five years its undergone a million dollar restoration, which was completed in December 17.
As Hoteliers, We stake our reputation on your "Poppies Holiday" experience!


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Bedroom 5
1 double bed

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


2 Reviews

Lillian User Profile
October 2018
The Poppies villa is amazingly beautiful! The pictures are exactly what you get & MORE! We loved every detail of the house & the heated pool topped it off! Very modern style house that still gives you a homely & holiday feeling. It made us change plans to stay & chill rather than…
Annemarie User Profile
Response from Annemarie:
Thanks Lillian for your awesome review, you absolutely made the many hours to get it ready, so worth it, for us it’s as much about the pleasure as it is the money, glad you loved it.
October 2018
Rosemary User Profile
October 2018
This house is so beautiful and established with care to its history. It was such a treat to stay in this home. The hosts have established a home away from home for guests. You won't be disappointed by your stay at Poppies. The kids love the pool, cubby house, trampoline and ba…

Hosted by Annemarie

Rotorua, New ZealandJoined in August 2018
Annemarie User Profile
3 Reviews
Hi there! I'm Annemarie Gallagher, Multi-Award winning Rotorua Hotelier, so be reassured, your in professional hands, when you choose our beautifully restored Historic Home. We have Staff on hand to help you, you can also pop next door to 'Arista of Rotorua' for Tourism advice, …
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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