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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

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311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
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Ranked #3 of 74 Hotels in Taupo
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Columbus, Ohio
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104 reviews 104 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent two nights here an thoroughly enjoyed it. We had made booking online and when we arrived to check in and Julie realized hat we needed two beds (travelling with my brother) she suggested another room that was slightly more expensive, then showed us both and let us decide. She was right the room she suggested was a better... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Four UK adults stayed in a Family Cottage at the Motel in February 2015 and we were very pleased with the facilities, location and helpful staff. We would recommend this Motel which we found to be excellent value.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Location is about the same distance from town as all the nice places in Taupo. Room was spotless and the spa bath in the room divine. We loved the old world charm look of the place as opposed to the bland looks of others.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice enough motel, older style with lovely courtyard garden. My unit wasn't as clean as I would have liked. Bed was very comfortable, shower pressure excellent and motel is right next to the lake (no view though).

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Glasgow
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night while passing through Taupo on our way to Wellington and boy did we regret not staying longer. The resort and surrounding area are amazing, and this accommodation was one of the jewels in the crown for us. We arrived early, and were allowed to check in with the owner welcoming us and showing us... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This motel was great! The staff was fantastic. I got a great steer for jet boats and they were so helpful. The room was great. Large room, two beds, table, jacuzzi tub, kitchen area and a great shower! Adjustable shower head and very good water pressure. Large TV made cricket easy to watch! If you are going to be in... More 

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Underhill, Vermont
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Julie was welcoming and the motel was charming. Spas ( hot tubs) in the room and ours had an upstairs with a view of the lake and a deck - fantastic. Julie was informative, honest, and helpful with tips on where to eat and what to see (or not) depending on our tastes and interests.

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Gold Coast
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted with a great smile and big hello. The location is spot on, parking no problem, rooms very comfortable and quiet, nice and relaxed atmosphere, will certainly be back. I would certainly call this a hidden gem.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite simply a great place to stay! Located close to town, easy to access, easy to park, a stones throw from the lake and a welcome that made you feel at home. The accommodation itself is a good size with the combination of ground floor single beds in the living space and a double upper room with spa bath! A... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only 3km from the main streets of Taupo, resting on the lake is little gem. Welcomed with the warmest of welcomes and given all the information we needed. The room was clean, spacious (even with the spa) and the little coutyard was a nice touch. Any one planning on staying in Taupo be sure to check Cottage Mews out.

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