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The Cove Taupo

#16 of 74 Hotels in Taupo
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213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the penthouse and it was amazing!! Was luxury on the lake!! The location was perfect the view was amazing couldn't be any closer to the lake if you tied. Apartment was really well looked after really really clean.! The spa was sooo clean and really relaxing looking over th Lake. One of the best apartments I have... More 

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

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review after your stay at the cove. Kind Regard's Garry & Cheryl Manager's More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very comfortable night at The Cove. The location is very good and the cafe on the lake shore is a wonderful place for breakfast after an early morning walk or run. There's secure parking and the voucher for a free coffee and a glass of wine was a nice added touch.

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We would like to thankyou for your review on The Cove hope to see you again. Cheer's. Garry & Cheryl Manager's More 

Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will definitely come back. This was my second visit and definitely not my last. Spacious with Stunning views of the lake and mountains and a perfect position to access the lions walk. I enjoyed my long black coffee as well. My pumpkin frittata was enjoyable. I can imagine this place being extremely busy in spring and summer.

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Thankyou for your review on The Cove and our new Cafe hope to see you soon. Kind Regard's Garry & Cheryl Manager's More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We booked in for a stay over but in my opinion I could have stayed a few nights more. The staff were pretty friendly and the rooms spacious and beautiful with a big comfortable king bed. Nice fold out couch for the children too. We will come again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We've stayed at The Cove in the past and have enjoyed our stay. The spa pool on the balcony is a luxurious touch and makes the stay really special. This time, as I was proposing to my now fianceé, I booked the penthouse apartment. It was amazing. The view of lake taupo from the spa pool, sipping on bubbly, lovely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

we stayed here for our anniversary, my partner booked this as a surprise for me, I managed to get it out of him where we were going, I was going to surprise him with a gift in the room before we got there but when I called up the lady was very rude over the phone yelled at me for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed here recently with two friends for a girls weekend. It was a nice place to stay. They had heat pump and electric blankets on when we arrived. And were very friendly when they saw us around. Always asked what our plans were and gave suggestions and driving directions. Loved the super fast wifi! Only downfall i can think of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Absolutely loved our stay, the owners were friendly & helpful on arrival and our room was gorgeous. They had ensured the room would be warm for us, and instantly we felt relaxed. Views from our spa were awesome & rooms were private. Had breakfast at café downstairs which was very tasty & well priced. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

What a great hotel..lovely room, view, spa. And best of all the mangaers, Cheryl and Garry, were so very helpful and accomodating and knowledgeable of the area. We will definitely be back soon.Thank You

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had other accommodation booked which upon our arrival was not up to scratch which left us searching for last minute accommodation for 3 nights - we showed up at The Cove just before 5pm and they were ever so helpful in booking us in and getting us settled. The room was AMAZING and made for a lovely 3 nights,... More 

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