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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$98*
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It was one of the greatest experiences I ever had in my trips. The location was great and the staff were wonderful and friendly. You could fine leisure facilities at a very good price and the rooms were fabulously clean and beautiful. Simply flawless.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my mother stayed a few nights here on our way through Taupo. We originally were meant to stay one night, but we instantly fell in love with Cottage Mews! We had booked other accomodation elsewhere but Sonya who works at reception and owns the Motel went out of her way to help us to help us cancel our...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Totally amazing experience... Rooms were clean & bright with cheerful linen which made the in-room stay uplifting. Heaters were available for warming things up when the wind got a tad chill.. & The upstairs jacuzzi & ensuite added to the convenience !!! The staff was very very attentive & helpful.. Sonja was full of tips on the no-miss experiences around...

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Thank suissunaifu
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Upon arrival we were greeted with a big friendly welcome by Sonya and then shown to our unit. We stayed two nights and were very comfortable and very well looked after.The unit was very clean and well presented with a lovely big spa bath upstairs. As this property is on the lake's edge we spent a lot of time walking...

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Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 18 December 2016

My wife and I stayed here for two nights during our honeymoon, and it couldn't have been more perfect. The host (Sonia, I think) was very friendly and helpful. Our room was amazing, comfortable, and I'd even say luxurious given the reasonable price. We had a hot tub, which worked great. We had a car, but the location of the...

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Thank Rob K
Orewa, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great spot - have stayed here before. Very welcoming, easy place to stay. Owners go out of their way to make it work for you. Will return again. Rooms are great - hot spar bath - all very clean and tidy. Easy access to lake shore for a quick walk around the coast and back to the motel in the...

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Thank bsemaj_New_Zealand
San Diego
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My two friends and I shared a cottage here and were warmly welcomed by the Innkeepers. The adorable cottages were like vacation homes with private balconies and courtyards.Kayaks and Bikes were available but we chose a safe and beautiful walk into town. The beds were comfortable, the bathrooms completely clean and armed with plenty of towels and toiletries, and the...

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Thank TrinaDeee
Reviewed 6 December 2016

What a gorgeous little Motel!! The room was nice and comfortable with a small sitout. Beautiful flowering plants and trees all around. Amazingly friendly manager. We absolutely loved our stay here. We stayed for 2 nights with our 3 year old child. She has a nice cozy crib ready as we checked in. The room was very neat and stocked...

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Thank Lavanya I
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Wow what a great place! We had a romantic three days in the studio with a small courtyard and jacuzzi. The local wine is great and the owner supplies a lavender bubble bath. Shirt walk to the lake. It remains me if the old days when travel was simpler.

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Thank Brian M
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The motel is very lovely. Reception staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was spacious, clean and modern. The bed and pillows were good quality and comfortable. Towels and sheets were good quality. The kitchen had all that you would need including microwave, stove, toaster, and utensils. The shower is big, however , the sink had minimal shelf space...

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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
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  • 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: $133 - $178 (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 Family Hotel in Taupo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#11 Business Hotel in Taupo
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“Talk to the host.”
johnkayhodgson, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 9 and 10 overlook the lake although I heard very good things about the other rooms.”
JimR627, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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 views even from inside the upstairs rooms
  • Sunsets on the lake breath taking
  • Walking or cycling around the lake for miles and miles. Awesome views
  • To go on a boat trip is an absolute must. We went on the Ernest Kemp Sunset Cruise
  • Lake Taupo!
ZetvdM, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had the smallest room and it was perfect for the two of us”
, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good and walkable distance from the beautiful lake”
Ushasivadas, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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