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The Cove 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 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Katikati, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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New Zealand
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We enjoyed a stay in the tastefully decorated studio room. Nice view with a small side balcony. Tasteful and clean furnishings. Very pleasant and helpful receptionist.Easy access to the lake for a walk and a swim, with hotwater outlets a few paces away. Only downside was that we could hear the couple next door talking!! Would be great if they... More 

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Auckland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Driving pass the cove in Taupo we thought we would stop for the night. Walked into office area and at the time the managers were checking in a quest. I waited and waited for some attention, however the two managers were more interested in talking with the quest from Oz as they were planning a holiday and were using the... More 

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

Dear Joey we don't know who your are but wish you all the best for 2015 and hope your motel keep's up the good work NZ would be lost with out YOU. Cheer's Manager More 

Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Cheryl and Garry were very helpful, nothing was too much trouble. We had room 6, lovely views to the lake. Loved the little kitchen area and plunger coffee was a real bonus. Would recommend this as a great place to stay. Some chilling out time after touring NZ.

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