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The Cove Taupo

#19 of 73 Hotels in Taupo
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213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Hastings, New Zealand
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44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked into a Premium Spa Suite for 2 nights. It had its own balcony with a spa pool on it, which was definitely a luxury. We were on the 1st floor and had a great view of the lake. We arrived late but because we notified The Cove of this beforehand, it was not an issue. When we arrived... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice large room with a kitchenette although a tiny sink. Most rooms have a spa with a bit of a lake view. A 30 minute walk into town but well located for lake walks in either direction. Staff were very helpful and chatty. Good place to relax for a couple of days.

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The amenities are very modern and the rooms were very clean and mostly comfortable BUT the room we booked from the website looked amazing and at $260.00 NZ for the night quite expensive. When we arrived the receptionist was very helpful etc but when we got to the "premium spa suite" we were quite let down. It was nothing like... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The location is perfect, right next to the lake. The spa/hot tub is great, although would have loved to have some hot tub fragrances kept in the room. Room is big and has all the usual facilities. Owners are very welcoming and warm :) I have a few suggestions though: 1. It gets really hot in the summer & there... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The owners went out of their way to make us feel at home, advice on where to eat and other things to do. The room was great had a nice view of the lake and mountain would recommend this place to anyone even though it is a bit away from the town.

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Roma Queensland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

My husband and I recently had 2 nights at Lake Cove while we were visting Lake Taupo. It was the perfect spot to stay - right on the lake, our hosts were so helpful. Couldn't have asked for better. Thoroughly recommend staying here.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Spent three nights in this fabulous place. Had a suite with a jacuzzi on the balcony overlooking the lake. We took three days to unwind during our month long whirlwind tour of the north island. Staff very helpful and really friendly, couldn't ask for more. Definitely worth considering for peace and quiet.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I enjoyed the few nights I stayed at The Cove. The suite was large with a living area, big bedroom and decent bathroom. The highlight was the hot tub on the terrace. It was great to get in it at the end of a long-day of activities with a glass of wine. I think some have a great view of... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a beautiful room with a outdoor spa and it had a balcony with a view of the lake!!!! The receptionist on the front desk was helpful, friendly and welcoming will definitely be back to enjoy another relaxing stay!!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Had a weekend away and found this lovely place, room was a bit basic but all I need was a bed to sleep in, woke up with beautiful views each morning and fresh coffee, next time ill stay with a hot tub room as there very large and have a hot tub to relax in, overall a lovely place to... More 

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