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The Pillars Retreat

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This unique purpose built Mediterranean style two storied country manor is a 10 minute drive from central Taupo, the perfect spot to stop, relax and discover the central north island. Panoramic mature gardens and surrounding mountains greet you as you enter our front gates. A warm Kiwi welcome awaits from your resident hosts John and Nancy. Our four self-contained, spacious, luxuriously appointed upstairs ensuite bedrooms all with spectacular rural views, refrigerators, Tea & coffee making facilities, TV with USB, underfloor heating, Free Wi-Fi and serviced daily. A free shuttle to restaurants is provided, or guests can bring readymade food provisions and eat at home. You could just have a day relaxing around the salt water pool reading a book from our library collection. Children over 13 years are welcome.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Nancy and John have a stunningly beautiful home with gorgeous grounds. The rooms are huge and immaculate and the breakfast was very good. Our only observation is that maybe they are a little too house-proud meaning that it is possible to feel a little uncomfortable. Nancy even
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The place was fabulous, the nicest property we have stayed in, the room was palatial and there was a pool and tennis court. The biggest bathroom we have ever seen, super toiletries, luxurious bed and dressing room area. Absolutely lovely. John spent some time chatting to us the
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We've spent two marvellous days at the Pillars Retreat with John and Nancy. We've been welcomed like princes, with a lot of warmness and kindness. They don't know what to do to please you : Nancy is an amazing cooker and John is very helpful for the good adresses at Taupo and
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Had a great weekend...feels like home away from home. Upon arrival we had a friendly warm welcome by the managers which we really appreciated. The scenery was beautiful and it was a relieve to walk in such a quiet and peaceful environment. Hatsoff to the general managers who did
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On our month long visit to Australia and New Zealand our travel agent did a marvelous job of picking high quality places to stay. We (two couples) were extremely impressed with our stay at The Pillars. John and Nancy made great recommendations for things to do as well as
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We certainly are Gay friendly and would be very happy for you to come and stay.
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"All rooms have a view and the location is very quite"
"La suite très vaste et très confortable. Autres chambre spacieuses très bien équipées et la décoration très raffinée."
"Beautiful sunsets here. Love the gardens and the swimming pool was a great bonus!!"
"Any of the four rooms will be perfect."
"They are all great!"
US$195 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
pillars hotel taupo
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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