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Rive Gauche B&B Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Accessible rooms
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
A stylish homestay lodge offering exclusive bed and breakfast and self-catering accommodation options. Set in a tranquil location with private gardens and its own vineyard, Rive Gauche overlooks the Waikato River Valley near Huka Falls, only 2km from downtown Taupo, with convenient...
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128 Ferndale Way | Rd 4, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
8.4 km to Taupo Airport
2.1 km from Huka Falls tracks
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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

Thank anna s
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.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Well, the accommodation on the website looked fabulous hence our choosing Rive Gauche, but when we arrived it was far better than on the photos. The room was beautifully and tastefully appointed and spotlessly clean. The vines were spectacular, especially with the early morning mist...More

Thank AndreaSteinberg
Response from Lynne F, Owner at Rive Gauche B&B LodgeResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us at Rive Gauche and for your enthusiastic comments. We are so pleased that your stay was beyond expectation. We designed the studio as a peaceful retreat, a place to unwind at the end of a...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Rive Gauche for four nights. It was THE best place to visit the lake, walk in Tongariro and cycle the Great Lake Trail. A wonderful house in a beautiful location, just out of town. Lynne and Jim are very hospitable and they...More

Thank Rob J
Response from TaupoRiveGauche, Owner at Rive Gauche B&B LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

Thanks for choosing to stay with us and for your vote of confidence. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us here in Taupo. We would love to host you again should you ever return to the North Island. Furthermore, we are proud...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Price range
US$150 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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"Platinum Double Room"
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