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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Cottage Mews. Great room, right on the lake. We choose this day to do some laundry and they had a nice facility with free washing and a paid dryer. The owners were very friendly and offered good suggestions for dinner. Taupo is a sweet little town. Do not miss Huka Falls just outside of the... More 

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Caldicot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent self-catering accomodation. We felt at home for the whole 3 night stay and being a short drive from the centre and right next to the lake, it was an ideal location for us. We chose The Cottage Mews based on reviews on TripAdvisor and it definitely lives up to its reputation.

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely spot just on the outskirts of town with good access to the lake. The accommodation was perfectly equipped for our one night stopover with a very relaxing spa bath. The owner Julie was very welcoming and friendly. I would definitely recommend this motel to anyone looking for good value accommodation in Taupo.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Julie the host was welcoming and switched on to our needs with amenities such as the Guest Laundry within easy access. The best hosts I've seen in a long while.The rooms are full of the little things that make staying in apartment motels perfect.

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Virginia
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22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a pretty spot...unfortunately we were only here one night. The host was very friendly and provided us with loads of useful information for our drive south. The motel itself was so charming and the room was comfortable and clean. The only problem with the room is the very large spa bath situated in the sleeping/living area....it takes... More 

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MewsTaupo, Owner at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks for staying sdd99, and for your great review. Did you stop at Tongariro National Park on the way to Wellington? Yes, the spa baths are large - fine in a studio when there are two adults and a child, but not private when three adults stay together. Some guests put their togs on to make the most of them... More 

Pomona, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a room last minute and stayed in The Nook. It was lovely, tucked away in the corner, small but cosy with more than enough rom for the two of us. Great use of space. Nice to have a kitchen and first free biscuits of our trip with the tea and coffee. Friendly hosts who obviously take great pride... More 

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MewsTaupo, Owner at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks Sue, it was great to have you, and we're glad The Nook worked well. Glad you liked the Anzac biscuits too! Best wishes from the Mews team. More 

Liss, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Julie was so welcoming and friendly throughout our stay. The situation is beautiful with a walk through to the lake, which is stunning. Slightly out of the town so very quiet which we loved. Each unit has its own delightful courtyard. Lovely spa bath in each unit with lavender bubbles beside it! Truly a great stay. Taupo is a super... More 

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MewsTaupo, Owner at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks so much Carol. I guess you are in the South Island now - hopefully still enjoying the warm temperatures. Hopefully also getting some reading time in between all the busyness of holidaying! We enjoyed meeting you both and wish you well for your next few weeks in New Zealand. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our welcome at reception was exceptional. The check in was smooth, we were warmly welcomed and provided with useful information about local restaurants and tourist attractions. The rooms were neat, clean and comfortable. A short walk down a pathway and we could walk alongside the lake. This is really great value for money.

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MewsTaupo, Owner at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl - many thanks for your review. We appreciated your joint reservation and I'm glad you all enjoyed staying with us in Two Mile Bay. Thanks for taking time to review us - it's always good to hear back from our guests. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cottage Mews motel us probably the best motel I've stayed in. It was ground floor living with a gorgeous little kitchenette and gorgeous courtyard. Seconds away from the lake's beach where you can watch beautiful sunsets and an east wLk to town with lovely restaurants and bars this motel was very laid back and relaxing. There was an open... More 

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MewsTaupo, Owner at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks Billy - really glad you found Cottage Mews relaxing. We loved having you stay - you were fantastic thoughtful guests and we do appreciate you choosing our motel and then posting such a great review. Maybe we'll see you back here one day? Best wishes from the team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night and wished we had booked in for more. So nice to have a spacious cottage with an upstairs bedroom and private courtyard. The lake is so close with a private walkway to access it. We had a lovely evening watching the sunset over the lake with the kids. At first We thought it was... More 

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MewsTaupo, Owner at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Hi Rachel. Glad you got to experience a beautiful Taupo sunset - they are different every day over the lake. And good on the kids for trying out the kayaks. Hope the rest of your trip went well and you're all feeling ready for the year - school will be back before we know it!. More 

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Address: 311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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