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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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Refrigerator in room
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Non-smoking rooms
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I chose to book a couple of nights stay at the Pillars based upon the reviews on trip advisor. We were welcomed by John and Ruth who own the Pillars and then taken to our room. We were told that we had been upgraded and had a different room. The room was beautiful and the views
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We only had a one night stay here during our whirlwind 3 week tour of New Zealand but wish we had spent more time there. The place is just delightful, beautifully decorated with lovely grounds. Our hosts, John & Ruth couldn't have made us more welcome. We arrived in a small
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We stayed at the Pillars for 2 nights during our 3 week stay in New Zealand. We found the place to be very calm. The house and garden are beautiful, The house is very airy and inviting. It is immaculately clean and well appointed. The colors that Ruth and John have chosen
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We stayed four nights at this excellent B&B. Of the four rooms, we stayed in the Pillars suite. This has a huge bedroom, an en suite bathroom large enough to be a separate room and which has a raised Jacuzzi in a corner with a view, and a large private balcony overlooking the
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We stayed two nights at the Pillars and really enjoyed ourselves. The hosts are very friendly and our room was fantastic as is their home. It was very nice to have a bottle of wine left in our room so we shared it with them because we got on so well. The hosts are very
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Is this accommodation gay friendly?
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$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
pillars hotel taupo
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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