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Richlyn Homestay

1 Mark Wynd | Bonshaw Park, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 28 Taupo B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Beautiful home, gracious hosts, amazing views. Definitely hope to stay again one day! Richard and Lyn were so helpful with suggestions for dining in town and nearby sites to visit. The birds were a delight, especially the tui. The food and hospitality were top notch. They made us feel like family.

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We needed a break away, and got that and more at Richlyn Homestay. The images on the website are true to life - it was so nice to stay somewhere where there were no nasty surprises. Richard and Lyn are such amazing, tentative hosts. We'll definitely be staying here again and again.

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Yrakei, Owner at Richlyn Homestay, responded to this review

Hi Lisa and Luke, thank you, we also enjoyed your company, hope the house hunting goes well for you in the near future. Cheers, Lyn and Richard. More

Livermore, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Wow, what a wonderful B&B, from the welcoming coffee, tea and homemade goodies to the nice little hot tub and everything in between. We really enjoyed Lyn and Richard's company. It was nice to come back at the end of the day and sit and talk with them over coffee and tea. Roscoe was a great little host too, greeting... More

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Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This is really something quite different to other B&B's we've stayed at. Lyn and Richard are wonderful hosts and clearly delight in sharing their beautiful home with you. We really enjoyed returning at the end of the day to sit by the fire with a cup of tea and home baked goodies, chatting and laughing with our hosts. They had... More

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North Yorkshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We were made very welcome by Richard, Lynn and Rosco (the dog). The house is immaculate, with good quality furnishings and guests are invited to use their lounges. Our room was very comfortable with an en suite bathroom. Breakfasts were v good as were the afternoon tea, the homemade lemon muffins in particular. Lynn recommended a good, reasonably priced restaurant... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Friends recommended we stay here. What a recommendation! Richlyn is located a few kilometres outside of the town. Locating it is easy from the website instructions. The setting is glorious in well maintained gardens. The rooms cater for your every need. Your hosts, Richard & Lynn are full of suggestions of what to do, where to eat and will assist... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

My wife is very discerning when it comes to staying anywhere but our own home. She had read the favorable reviews at the Richlyn B & B and we gave it a shot. We were more than impressed by the overall experience. Everything was clean as could be, the breakfasts were beyond tasty, and the hosts, Richard and Lynn, are... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Clean, beautifully decorated, modern, peaceful B&B. Very friendly and welcoming owners. Multiple, tasty breakfast options. Nice location - less than 10 minutes drive to Taupo centre in a beautiful little spot. Highly recommend this B&B to anyone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Hosts lovely, including Rostco the dog. House beautiful, gardens as well. Enjoyed our stay, thanks Lyn and Richard, would come back again. My parent!s in law loved there stay as well, she particularly loved the walk through your beautiful garden.

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I've waited a little too long in posting this review, but I wanted to make sure that I had the chance to sit down and really write something that could describe the experience that we had at the Richlyn Bed & Breakfast in Lake Taupo. First, the hosts are two of the most genuine, beautiful, and truly caring people that... More

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Address: 1 Mark Wynd | Bonshaw Park, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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