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Hillside Hotel

Hillside Station, Taupiri 3771 New Zealand
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Escape the city to fresh air and tranquility. Hillside Hotel is a country retreat and eco-lodge, a Qualmark four star boutique hotel with an enviro-gold rating. Nestled amongst native forest on top of the Taupiri Ranges, Hillside offers panoramic views of iconic New Zealand landscape scenery; every room has a view. On the main tourist route south of Auckland; 1 hour drive from Auckland Airport and just 4 km off the highway makes Hillside Hotel an ideal first stop or last stop in New Zealand; lovely stop point on the way to Hobbiton or Waitomo. Situated on Hillside Station - a large working farm with 300 acres of private native rain forest reserve with easy walking trails right from the hotel grounds. Beautiful photography opportunities from anywhere in the hotel. Free Wi-fi and parking; on-site licensed restaurant (reservations essentia - may close early if no bookings) and cafes nearby. Rooms are very spacious and open direct to the outside. Rooms are connected by covered walkways and stairs sheltered by native bush.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
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Full view
Getting there
Hamilton Airport33 km
Auckland Intl Airport73 km
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I was transiting the area when I stayed here, I opportunistically chose this hotel. I was impressed by the location and the views - I was expecting it to be a very expensive overnight stay, and was very pleased when I found out the price....More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We got married in this wonderful spot. Rosemary and Kris did a wonderful job in making the day flow smoothly even when we changed our minds regularly. Staff have a friendly welcoming down to earth manner. We had guests with coeliac and other allergies/food requirements...More

Date of stay: February 2016
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed just 1 night unfortunately, but will definitely stay again. Rosemary was very helpful and pleasant. The views from the room were stunning. The room it's self was very spacious and clean. Bed was comfortable and shower was great. We didn't use the restaurant...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank kristym962
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated on the top a hill overlooking the Waikato region. It was very easy to get to, just 3 km off Hwy 1 an hour south of Aukland (most of it unpaved, but well maintained and wide enough for two cars). It...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 24 May 2016

It took a while to get up to it but the views were spectacular. It was a little adventure getting there and we had to keep going up and up past a whole lot of farm animals and some escape artist goats and a whole...More

Date of stay: February 2016
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gazanz
2 October 2017|
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Response from HillsideHotel | Property representative |
Kia ora Rod & I retired from our Hillside Hotel business earlier this year. The new tenants operating the premises did not buy our old business or retain our old staff. They specialize in group stays for Chinese tourists... More
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Maghan C
11 November 2015|
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I forgot to mention in the room we had - this may be standard - there was a good bath so its worth taking bubble bath or something from Lush if you want some additional luxury
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"Fourth floor has a viewing deck."
DianaF366
23 May 2016
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"Go for it, stay at the top!"
TonyFarmer
27 Jan 2016
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"All rooms seem to have awesome views"
90s
7 Oct 2015
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"the restaurant and conference room is on the top floor (4) so pick a room near that as there are a lot of..."
Emma1963
15 Sep 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$110 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupiri
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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