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    The Pillars Retreat

    7 Deborah Rise | Bonshaw Park, Taupo 3379, New Zealand
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Self-Serve Laundry
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          Reviewed January 6, 2017

          We stayed at the Pillars over Christmas and had a great, relaxing stay. Gilly and Brian were very gracious hosts and let us use their kitchen to make dinner on Christmas as most of the restaurants in Taupo were closed. Our room was incredibly comfortable,...More

          Thank sailsailsail
          Response from 2GillyJ, Owner at The Pillars Retreat

          We did enjoy our Christmas day with you and and so glad you were able to experience a little bit of luxury, as we like to spoil our guests. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

          Reviewed January 5, 2017

          If you want luxury this is THE PLACE! Everything about the beautiful Pillars Retreat is just perfect. The magnificent gardens & grounds are beautifully manicured & the rooms are extremely spacious & luxuriously appointed. There are homely touches throughout, from home baked biscuits in your...More

          Thank Jo-Anne G
          Response from 2GillyJ, Owner at The Pillars Retreat

          Thank you Jo for writing us a review, we really enjoyed having you to stay for a night. So glad you enjoyed the experience of staying at the Pillars Retreat and look forward to a return visit.

          Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

          From the moment that we walked in through Gilly and Brian's front door we were treated like family. Gilly showed us to our room and then invited us for tea, cake and a chat. They provided us with valuable information on what to see and...More

          Thank steve_fossil
          Response from 2GillyJ, Owner at The Pillars Retreat

          Thank you Steve for such a glowing review, and good to hear that your stay was memorable. My muffins are becoming quite a legend and always happy to provide takeaway bags if you cannot fit them in at breakfast.

          Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

          As b&b's go the Pillars has to be up there with the best Gilly and Brian are brilliant hosts both in the way they integrate with their guests and the facilities/food they provide. Our bedroom was immaculate - the cookies in the jar historic and...More

          Thank JCHendo
          Response from 2GillyJ, Owner at The Pillars Retreat

          Thank you so much for your review, which is just confirming that Brian & I are committed to making sure all our guests have a great experience on all levels when staying with us.

          Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

          We cannot rate The Pillars highly enough. From the moment we arrived, we experienced superb hospitality. Our spacious, comfortable room overlooking the magnificent gardens was a delight. The bed was one of the most comfortable we have slept in anywhere. The house is beautifully appointed...More

          Thank Lesley18
          Response from 2GillyJ, Owner at The Pillars Retreat

          Thank you Lesley for reviewing your stay with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed the experience as we work hard to make each guest's stay special. The Garden is lovingly tended by Brian and sure does look amazing at the moment in preparation...More

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          About
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          Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Price range
          • $160 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • North Island >
          • Waikato Region >
          • Taupo District >
          • Taupo
          • Also Known As
          • Pillars Hotel Taupo
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          Cosmos57
          Is this accommodation gay friendly?
          November 2, 2014|
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          Response from 2GillyJ | Property representative |
          We certainly are Gay friendly and would be very happy for you to come and stay.
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          "We stayed in the Tauhara Suite very quite, spacious and luxurious"
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          "All the rooms are great."
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          "The Pillars Suite is our favorite... Spacious and a wonderful balcony with a view."
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          "All five rooms are well appointed. It really depends on whether one wishes to face east or west."
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