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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed in the family unit which was well set out to suit our two young children. I loved the country touch, with lavender sent, unique milk bottles and an overall warm feel. Hosts were amazing when we needed extra milk, very friendly. Our kitchen still had an old oven, but they are still in process of updating. We... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We originally booked here for one night and stayed for another it was that great! Julie accommodated our late arrival as were driving up from Wellington after work, she even turned on our electric blankets for us! Thank you - it really made a difference getting into a warm bed after that long drive. We had a spacious room with... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed a few times now at the Cottage Mews. It is a very convenient stopping point on my Auckland to Wellington road trip. Julie is always welcoming and goes out of her way to assist in my requirements. On my last visit, a few weeks ago, because of my last minute request for a booking, all units suitable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

family all loved our weekend there... great place and great people.. have stayed there before and will definatly go back again in the future.. handy to everything.. nice and close to lake for a short walk..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here in a lake-end room in August for my birthday. The room was spotless, clean cosy and just perfect for what we were after. The downstairs had the bedroom, bathroom and spa. The upstairs the kitchen, table & lounge. Watching the sun set over the lake while having dinner was really amazing. The kitchen is getting renovated in August... More

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

Glad you had a great birthday weekend in Taupo Kate, and thanks very much for your positive comments. The building work in the kitchens is finished now and we are loving our updated look. Hope to see you again sometime. All the best. More

Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, we only stayed for one night in Taupo and didn't expect a lot... However, our accomodation took us by surprise! For our trip throughout NZ we haven't come across any hotal, appartment or place we enjoyed more. We had the cheapest room and it was lovely. Such a warm and cosy environment was not expected. Our host... More

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

So good to have you stay. It is always exciting to see a past exchange student come back to visit their host country. Hope that the rest of your visit went really well and that your health picked up quickly so that you could enjoy every minute. Thanks for your lovely review. More

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to stay at the Cottage Mews on our trip to NZ in celebration of our Golden Wedding Anniversary because its quaint architecture reminded us of our younger years in Yorkshire England. Julie, our hostess, was warm and welcoming and gave us many tips on where to go and what to see in the local area. Our room was... More

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

So nice to have you both here for your golden wedding celebration. Did you get to see the Aratiatia Rapids on your way back to Auckland? I hope your day in LA gave you a chance to catch up before heading home. Thanks for your suggestions and your generous feedback, I really enjoyed meeting you both. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cottage Mews is a "superior" motel and we paid a premium for a lake-end one-bedroom unit. The welcome and service was excellent. The fittings and furniture were above average - even though we thought it odd to have a spa bath right in the bedroom! We probably shouldn't have paid for a premium room because, even by expensive Taupo standards,... More

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

Hello Tim. Yes, the bedroom spa baths in the lake-end apartments are quirky, but the view from the bath to the TV is great! Good to meet you both on your trip south. The blossom trees are not quite flowering yet, as they were in Russell, but they're not far off. Our miniature daffodils suggest that spring is about to... More

Kerikeri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We recently stayed here while passing through on business. The room was very clean and well presented, hosts Terry and Julie were really nice and friendly and made us feel very welcome. We have now stayed twice. The rooms were awesome, great spa baths and the view from the room with the upstairs was really lovely looking out at the... More

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

Look forward to seeing you next time you're down our way, Mike and Julie. Our new kitchens are almost done in all units and we're excited about the busier months ahead. Thanks very much for your review, we appreciate it. More

Adelaide Hills, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed at Cottage Mews in July. The accommodation was very clean, comfortable, warm and reasonably priced. I would like to thank Julie for being so helpful and friendly. She gave us lots of local tips and was more than happy to help with any requests we had. We had a fantastic afternoon with the push bikes they had for... More

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

You're very welcome, Rokaco. We feel lucky to live in such a beautiful part of New Zealand and we're always keen to show off the special places around the lake. Glad you enjoyed your bike ride - the path along the lakeshore is really popular, in summer and also on these cold but clear and calm winter days. The view... More

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Address: 311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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