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The Cove Taupo

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213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked this motel a the last minute based on the great reviews. It lived up to all previous reviews. The rooms were very spacious, the spa on the deck was great. We had rooms 1 and 5 on the ground floor and both had partial views of the lake which is only 1 min walk away. We walked in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cove is located on the banks of Lake Taupo, but is quite a walk from the town of Taupo. The accommodation is clean, spacious and of a good quality. We found the staff, particularly the manager and his wife with their local knowledge very friendly and helpful. Our room did not have a lake view, but I suspect that... More 

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Taranaki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another amazing stay at The Cove, cannot fault anything, from the friendly helpful staff to the tastefully decorated rooms. The thermal pool on your balcony is a great way to unwind. Fantastic views of Lake Taupo.

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Katikati, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely people and service they go out of thier way to help you 5++ beautiful rooms and location perfect for romantic weekend only let down 4 me was shower head (im 5'10 ft) was pretty low other wise best place in nz :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic view of the lake. Lovely private thermal hot tub on the balcony, complete with view. Cheryl, manager, is most gracious with excellent suggestions for dinner, etc. Could not have been more perfect.

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Booked by phone. Pleasant and quick. On arrival the owners were there to great us and explain everything. The room exceptionally clean and well appointed. The spa on the terrace was clean and had a great view of the lake. Huge comfortable bed and nice soft pillows. What a great romantic escape. Wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stayed here in February whilst on holiday from UK. Fabulous lakefront apartment. Huge comfortable bed. Free WiFi. Great TV. Plus hot tub on balcony to make everything perfect. Spotlessly clean. The icing on the cake for us was Cheryl and Garry the Cove's managers. Great friendly people. Will definitely stay again when we visit next year. My favourite place to... More 

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Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove Taupo, responded to this review

Thank you both for your positive feedback. We certainly would love to see you again next year. More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had a really enjoyable time staying for 3 nights in an upstairs unit at The Cove in February. The rooms were well furnished - clean and modern and the kitchen area had quality appliances. We liked the large bed, the piping hot water in the shower, the TV channel access and the tremendous views across the lake. The motel... More 

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Dannevirke, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Stayed at the cove for the last night of our short honeymoon, great experience with lovely hosts, advised us on the best places for dinner which was great, Would not hesitate in recommending to others, perfect stay!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Very enjoyable , great service from Garry and Cheryl , awesome place to stay on honeymoon hope to go there again one day , beautiful room , best of all had private spa pool , good times.Would recommend to anyone wanting to stay here.

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