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The Cove Taupo

3.5 of 5 213 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We spent a night at The Cove in Taupo recently on the way back from Auckland. From our arrival, the owner (I presume) was very friendly and helpful (not that we needed help with much). The room is very comfortable and nicely spacious, recently renovated with all mod cons. Unlike many places I have stayed, the furniture in the room... More

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Sydney
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16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We obtained last minute availability when our other acommodation was unsuitable and can't say enough about the great execution of design ideas for the refurbishment, and the hospitality of Cheryl and Gary, the resident house managers. The focus on studios and 1bdr suites would naturally suit couples because there are options like hot-tubs on the balcony, a convenient kitchenette for... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I found this to be a nice motel with very friendly managers. I booked a studio room (No 14) and it had a view of the lake (with another building in front) but still enjoyed the view. The room had all that I required when staying by myself. Parking was simple, either in front or down the side of the... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

After a sudden change of plans we needed a room in Taupo for the night. The room was a little smaller than many motel rooms for a family, but was furnished to a high standard and would be perfectly suited for singles or couples. Electric blankets are a plus and the spa pools on the balconies are quite fun. TV... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We just had the pleasure of spending a weekend at this newly refurbished motel. The Cove is nearing the end of undergoing a complete transformation and it looks amazing!! We stayed in one of the gorgeous new suites which just looks stunning, you feel at home the moment you set foot in the room. The decor is inviting and classy,... More

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

Thank you so much for your generous feedback. We are very proud of the work that has been done here at The Cove and are pleased you enjoyed your time here. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We had an awesome time at The Cove and will certainly come back again. Cheryl our host went out of her way to rebook us when we accidentally booked the wrong dates. Their helpfulness and the high standard of the room made our time at The Cove relaxing, just what we needed to unwind! Thanks guys!!😊

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

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you back in the not too distant future so you can enjoy our beautiful new rooms. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

thanks for the stay, i booked last minute on there own website due to nothing available on 3rd party websites and got a 2 night deal which was great just coming up from wellington for the weekend. i got a spa suite and it was nice and clean and the hot tub had been filled and heated when i arrived.... More

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

So glad you enjoyed the time you spent here at The Cove in beautiful Taupo. The hot tubs are definitely a plus at this time of year More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Found this place by chance online, was only looking for a one night stop. We stayed in a studio room on the second floor, we had a nice view of the lake from our room with a little balcony to go on and enjoy, my only thing that I didn't like was hearing the kids from the neighboring hotels in... More

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

Thanks so much for your positive feedback. We are very lucky to have such a great location in which to host our guests. When the suites with a spa pool on the balcony are completely renovated we would love the opportunity to showcase them to you. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind Regards Management More

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed here on a whim, and it was a pretty nice looking hotel. They are currently undergoing renovations, and while we were here the bottom floor was torn apart, and it smelled like paint. The hotel is situated on the lake, and the amenities are nice, I really enjoyed use of a bath tub after staying in places that... More

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

Great that you enjoyed your time in our beautiful part of the world. I am happy to let you know that we have had a new Wi-Fi system installed, so no issues at all now. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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169 reviews 169 reviews
28 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The Cove enjoys a lake front location (the building is a right angles to the lake) - and from our ground floor unit (#6) we had views of the lake. New owners (since February 2014) and major renovations underway. Meantime you can get some very well priced accommodation here. Our rooms were still to be renovated - but quite presentable.... More

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Address: 213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cove Taupo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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