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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel with wonderful hosts! The comfortably appointed room we stayed in had a spa in the middle of the room, but we never wound up having the time to use it. The kids very much enjoyed the ability to rent kayaks so they could get on the lake and explore a bit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing was too much problem for my host. Very nice room with a spa bath and the lavender essence in the hot bubbly water was just the ticket after travel. The bed was soft-medium and very comfortable. Kitchen was equipped with everything one might need and there was a lovely private space out the back to sit outside and enjoy...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at The Cottage Mews hotel in Taupo for what we originally planned was for two nights, but after the first night we realize we loved the place so much that we extended for total of four nights (would've stayed longer but we had to return to the states)! The hotel is about a 30 second walk to the...

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Thank Joe F
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here recently during our time in New Zealand. We had The Nook – and it was fabulous. As with all the accommodation it’s spotlessly clean and superbly decorated – no scuffs or dings anywhere. The bed is comfy and there is a little kitchenette to prepare simple breakfasts or suppers. Best of all is an...

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Thank Colin H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful stay in the family cottage for one night. Great location right on the edge of the lake, good for a morning walk. Spacious, clean and comfortable rooms. I normally don't sleep well while traveling and I manged to sleep here, so the room must be comfortable! Good size clean bathroom. Nice ample amenities, and fluffy towels. Easy parking too....

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved it and wished we were staying much longer! Lovely welcome, really helpful, beautifully decorated more like a home than a motel, not a beige or brown bit of furnishing in sight thank goodness! Made to feel so welcome, everything you could need, it's just a really lovely place and not what you normally get in a "motel" at...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 1 night whilst visiting taupo and friends. It was a very cute and welcoming place. Double story cottage with queen Bed upstairs with ensure. This was really comfy plus we had a spa bath which was excellent and so relaxing Downstairs had 2 single beds and everything we needed for a short stay. Good value for money...

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Sonja P, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm glad to hear that you had a good stay and felt welcome.

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Cottage Mews Motel for two weeks and enjoyed every minute. It was a very convenient location for the IRONMAN NZ. The owners are very friendly (including the adorable munchkin cat) and our cute two story room with a spa tub and outside sitting area was very clean and spacious. The location is close...

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Sonja P, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Taupo is a good spot to be based if you are intending to visit the central North Island. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us, and thanks for the review.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the double-stories one bedroom. It's very clean and well facilitated with friendly owners. Amazing view of the lake from the upstairs living room. Will recommend to anyone. Good place for good value.

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Sonja P, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thank you for your great recommendation. The lake end apartments are a comfortable place to chill out, especially if the weather is not so great.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Owner upon arrival was extremely friendly and welcoming. Showed us to our gorgeous little cottage. Heaps of space with the bedroom downstairs with spa bath and seperate toilet, bathroom and shower. Upstairs was a decent sized lounge, dining and kitchenette. Great Lake views from upstairs and finished off with a small balcony. Televisions both upstairs and downstairs. Everything was really...

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Sonja P, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you felt welcome, Phil. We try to provide a great stay and that feeling of home.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

Address: 311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $132 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#2 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Family Hotel in Taupo
#11 Business Hotel in Taupo
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 9 & 10 nicest. Closest to the lake, barbeque area and best views. The Nook also nice, very private (honeymoon), but no spa bath”
  • Lake Taupo!
  • To go on a boat trip is an absolute must. We went on the Ernest Kemp Sunset Cruise
  • Walking or cycling around the lake for miles and miles. Awesome views
  • Sunsets on the lake breath taking
  • Lake views even from inside the upstairs rooms
 of 5 bubbles ZetvdM, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had the smallest room and it was perfect for the two of us”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good and walkable distance from the beautiful lake”
 of 5 bubbles Ushasivadas, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All excellent”
 of 5 bubbles PaulineTAntrum, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No bad rooms, we stayed in a single level room (without the chalet style upper room) and it was still lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveC5R, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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