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The Cove Taupo

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213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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All reviewsprivate spahot tub on the balconycafe attachedview of the lakedixie brownsthe managerssecure parkingrelaxing staystudio roomfree wifione night stayseparate bedroomglass of wineeasy accessair conditioningshort stayliving area
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super nice motel adjacent to the Lake and the lakeside walkway. Unit we had had its own hot tub on the balcony. Nicely furnished with an enormous bathroom with walk in shower. Would suit user needing an accessible unit.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We could not have been happier with our all-too-brief stay at the Cove. Beautifully located on the shores of Lake Taupo, our suite afforded great views and was both spacious and comfortable. The cleverly located spa on the balcony was most welcome. The cafe was...More

Thank SJK055
Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded 31 March 2018

Hi SJK055 Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you found The Cove a brilliant place to stay and enjoyed the comfort and views from your suite. It was our pleasure to host you, we hope you can stay longer next time!...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

We stayed in a studio apartment found it to be very small, the linen was of good quality, and the bed was ok the cleaning was of reasonable quality but did find a coffee ring on the glass side table. Phoned Hamish to find out...More

Thank kevinandmorika
Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Kevin and Morika Thank you very much for your review. It sounds like you booked well for your circumstances, our budget compact studio being all you would require for such a minimal amount of time. We are sorry we didn't get to meet you...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at The Cove for one night and wished we could’ve stayed longer. We paid the extra $40 to upgrade to a room with lake view and spa pool which was well worth it. We Couldn’t fault anything-from the fantastic customer...More

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Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Zana Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was our pleasure to host you and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and felt there was value in the upgrade you chose. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great coffee! I go very often, sometimes with my partner, sometimes with friends or just myself. They have a great outside area with tables, where you can take your dog and enjoy a meal or coffee with a great view right at the lake front....More

Thank EclipseDeSol
Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded 16 April 2018

Hi EclipseDeSol Thank you for your review of Espresso Cove. We will pass on your praise to the cafe as we are sure they will be very pleased to hear it. Kind regards Hamish & Kate

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Taking pride of place on the shores of Lake Taupo, The Cove is an intimate motel with a range of accommodation that includes an Executive Studio, 12 Suites with a thermally heated hot tub on their own ...More private balcony and 6 Studios. Suites feature living room, super-king sized bedroom and kitchenette. Studios have either a super king, or a a queen sized bed and en suite. All rooms are air conditioned. Most rooms have lake views. The Cove is also home to Espresso Cove, an onsite cafe with a delicious menu and stunning views across Lake Taupo. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$102 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The Cove Hotel Taupo
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
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13 August 2017|
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Response from TheDeeres | Property representative |
We are more than happy to arrange a Taxi to Taupo Airport. A five minute drive away & should be about $25.
9 September 2015|
Response from annaV4600HQ | Reviewed this property |
The spa in the penthouse was in a large conservatory that opened, the pool did have a cover on but was easy to open.
Room Tips
"Couldn't find a lift to the upper floor"
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"Get a room with a spa. These suites are much bigger and worth every cent."
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"Definitely worth staying in the King spa studio room"
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"Sorry cant help you choose a good room. I only eat in the cafe."
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