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Above the Lake at Windsor Charters

46 Rokino Rd, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 29 Taupo B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Maggie and Ivan are the kindest and most genuine hosts one can ever meet. Breakfast conversations and any exchanges were always earnest. Maggie even went out of her way to help get the lightning cable for my iPhone when she heard that mine wasn't working. The Garden Suite was spacious and spotlessly clean, with two rooms each with a queen... More 

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It was great to have you to stay with us, we thoroughly enjoyed your company and were more than happy to help with little problems such as phone cables. More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We were greeted by a cold beer by Ivan as soon as we arrived – how good is that? Other than two beers! Our suite with side garden access was all we could have wished for – spacious, spotless and a very comfortable super-sized bed. We breakfasted with Maggie and Ivan during our stay and were treated not only to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

The reviews I've read are spot on. Margaret and Ivan offer a great welcome with tea (or a beer) on arrival. Room (upstairs) was fine with all the facilities you could wish for with great style. Margaret prepared a wonderful breakfast, all sat together giving perfect opportunity to chat and plan activities. Once again with just a 2 day stay... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Maggie and Ivan welcomed us into their home from the outset as if we were old friends. A welcomed cup of tea after our journey from Aucklland was much appreciated. The garden area was very colourful and relaxing as Maggie went through the many choices available in the area of Taupo that suited our holiday. Our room was well appointed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

we spent two nights in the downstairs super king suite....very very comfortable and clean. Great bed and location is very quiet.we slept like logs. There is a fridge in the unit and free WiFi Maggie and Ivan were extremely welcoming and provided lots of help in our activity and meal planning..we especially enjoyed having a glass of wine with them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and found the hosts very friendly and informative. Breakfasts turned into a delightful and chatty affair.The stay was glorious, comfortable and quiet.. Well presented, clean and well set out accommodation, nothing too much trouble. Would love to reccommend it to others, but then would that leave room for us on return

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

we had a lovely room upstairs with beautiful views across the lake, it is clean and well appointed and there is a good sized bathroom. Ivan and Maggie were really welcoming and very helpful. we were in Taupo for the bike fest and they were so good fitting breakfast around race times etc. Food was delicous. They were knowledable and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

This was our second visit to New Zealand. On our last trip we drove from Rotorua to Napier without a stopover but decided this time that we must make time to visit Lake Taupo which is a really beautiful area. We arrived on a very, very hot Sunday lunchtime and found the town absolutely packed with people which was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We arrived into Taupo without accommodation but wanting to stay a few nights. We found Above the Lake on the net and could only get in for one night. We took it, the weather was not good and this place looked very inviting Ivan & Maggie were both there to greet us. We were given the Lake view room, it... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We chose the Above the Lake B&B from reading the Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. The room - more like a suite - was spacious and very clean. The room was on the ground floor so there is no view but for one night it was a great stopover. The house is set back from the road... More 

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Address: 46 Rokino Rd, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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