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    The Pillars Retreat

    7 Deborah Rise | Bonshaw Park, Taupo 3379, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 277 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed two nights at The Pillars Retreat in Taupo. The property is so beautiful and well maintained. Our room was very large and well appointed. Our hosts, John and Nancy were very welcoming and helpful. Great breakfasts.They had great suggestions for restaurants and activities....More

    Thank rnightingale3
    Response from JohnPillarsNancy, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for staying with us, we hope to see you again in the future.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I spent a night at the pillars retreat - lovely property, comfortable and spacious room, accommodating hosts, beautiful garden. Delicious breakfast made to order. A quick drive to town. Highly recommend.

    Thank leapinglily
    Response from JohnPillarsNancy, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for choosing The Pillars Retreat. We hope you have arrived home safe and sound.

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    My wife and I booked a one night stay in June at The Pillars Retreat as a special 60th birthday treat en route to Wellington to watch the British and Irish Lions. The Pillars is a beautiful, palatial B&B set in a few acres of...More

    Thank MokoBB
    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    If you are searching for accommodation in the Taupo area & considering the Pillar's Retreat, look no further, book it! There are plenty of reasons why they won awards for excellence 3 years in a row. From the moment we arrived to our sad departure,...More

    Thank ManChaTeas
    Response from JohnPillarsNancy, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 18 August 2017

    Wow what wonderful review. You know what they say though about being good, good people always see the good in others. You folks are so sweet that you see such good in others. We were honored to share our home with you and truly look...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    Despite arriving a day earlier than we were expected, our hosts John and Nancy made us feel at home straight away. Inadvertently we booked to stay a Tuesday night and although we arrived a day earlier - our room was ready and we were able...More

    Thank jjkenco
    Response from JohnPillarsNancy, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 14 July 2017

    It was a great pleasure welcoming you to the Pillars Retreat. We hope the rest of your stay in New Zealand was enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you in the Summer so you can enjoy of gardens, pool and tennis court.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$181 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
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    • Pillars Hotel Taupo
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    Cosmos57
    2 November 2014|
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    Response from JohnPillarsNancy | Property representative |
    We certainly are Gay friendly and would be very happy for you to come and stay.
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    "They are all great!"
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    "We stayed in the Tauhara Suite very quite, spacious and luxurious"
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    "All the rooms are great."
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    "The Pillars Suite is our favorite... Spacious and a wonderful balcony with a view."
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