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Rive Gauche B&B Lodge

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128 Ferndale Way RD4, Taupo 3384 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything that makes a great B & B stay, beautiful home and garden, large lounge with fire place to relax, complimentary wine and cheese with Lynne & Jim, tasting their own wine from their vineyard (beautiful wine) Separate bedroom wing for privacy including own well...More

Thank MantisTD
Response from TaupoRiveGauche, Owner at Rive Gauche B&B LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your kind comments. It is a pleasure to welcome guests such as yourselves who appreciate the environment we have created. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, and our wine too!. We look forward to seeing you again sometime. Best regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lynne and James are delightful hosts and welcomed us to their beautiful home. The garden room is enormous and very well equipped with self catering facility if needed. Their recommendations for restaurants in Taupo were excellent. Breakfast was fresh and delicious and it was so...More

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Response from TaupoRiveGauche, Owner at Rive Gauche B&B LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure having you to stay and to be able to share a few moments with you, pre-dinner, over a glass of our own wine. We are pleased too that you appreciated our restaurant recommendations and overall...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

We arrived at Rive Gauche for our 2 night stay to a very warm welcome from Lynne and James.They were very helpful with advice on the local area, restaurants and walks and we enjoyed friendly discussion over coffee and good wine in the lovely lounge....More

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Response from TaupoRiveGauche, Owner at Rive Gauche B&B LodgeResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us at Rive Gauche. We really enjoyed your company and the fact that you so enjoyed your stay means a lot to us. Taupo really does have a lot to offer, especially on those days when the...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Well from the time of arrival we were in for multiple treats, superbly comfortable bed, charmingly greeted and good with advice about things to do, very accommodating as we left early one morning for golf and breakfast was all ready for us in the self...More

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Response from TaupoRiveGauche, Owner at Rive Gauche B&B LodgeResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks so much for your generous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Rive Gauche. We loved having you as guests and would be delighted to host you again should you decide to return to Taupo. There are certainly à...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stayed at Rive Gauche for 2 nights, what a lovely experience. Starting from the moment we drove up and saw the beautifully designed home and landscaped gardens. Lynne and Jim met us at the door and immediately made us feel at home. The interior...More

Thank RonandGloria
Response from Lynne F, Owner at Rive Gauche B&B LodgeResponded 24 May 2017

It was certainly a pleasure to meet you both. We are pleased to have been able to spend quality time with you and with the guests we had staying at the time. Thank you once again for choosing Rive Gauche for your Taupo stay.

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$173 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$173 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Traveller (16)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Platinum Double Room"
4 Apr 2018
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"all beds are top of the range,"
3 Apr 2018
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"They have a suite with a kitchenette."
2 May 2016
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"All the rooms are great."
10 Nov 2015
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