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The Cove Taupo

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When me and my partner stayed we had a downstairs room and it was a lovely room. The bed was very comfortable and minimal noise came through. In the morning we were woken by the lovely owner who apologized profusely as the toilet had sprung a leak and the water flooded the entrance to our room and another room. Of... More 

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Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove Taupo, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We appreciate the positive feedback .So glad you enjoyed your stay at The Cove Taupo. Kind regards Marcus & Jocelyn. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a night here and the accommodation was perfectly set out, tasteful and comfortable. Paid $260.00 for an 'Executive Suite' complete with private spa, whilst I can't and won't fault the venue I don't think it can justify the room rate. It's close to the lake and in walking distance to some fantastic restaurants, I would recommend it and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling around the North Island and spent a few nights at The Cove. The building is a pretty interesting design, probably not my kind of thing. We stayed in a spa suite which was a good size. I found the spa (felt dated) and the view (a little underwhelming) to be a bit of a disappointment however a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here a while back but it was a very pleasant experience and will definitely return ! We had a buffet continental breakfast on the lake front and it was beautiful we had a lovely view and excellent service !

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always driven past this place and wanted to stay there. We got a spa room by the road at $270.00 a night. The room was noisy and the Spa looked like it came out of the 50's. The food in the café was poor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling as three couples we walked in off the street to see what was available. Was offered the penthouse suite with 2 adjoining self contained King Rooms. Whilst we didn't stay in the suite our room was great with a big comfy bed! The main living area/kitchen was ample for 6 adults plus the advantage the hot spa on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Taupo for a getaway weekend and The Cove was really lovely. Very relaxing. Loved the spa on the deck. The view was nice but would have loved to be able to see the mountains. Would definitely recommend this place. The room was really nice and the heat pump had been put on for us so was lovely and... More 

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Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove Taupo, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay.Thanks for positive comments. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice enough room, but we weren't particularly impressed with the woman on the front desk who didn't seem to know the hotel systems very well. We are pretty easy going folks who are easy to please but unfortunately the customer service was lacking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Went here long time back, just forgot to review...😊 Beautiful, nice and clean love the lake view while relaxing in your room Spa. Great place to stay in Taupo. Good service friendly staffs, will love to come back soon..

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Have visited this hotel twice loved it booth times. The rooms are large warm and welcoming. The staff are very friendly and helpfull. would highly recommend this place to stay for the night or even a week. It's on the main road, easy access. The rooms are quiet, warm but a few extra lights are needed, but not necessary.

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Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove Taupo, responded to this review

Sweett00th23, thank you for taking the timer and effort to write your review, We are always appreciative of guest's comments. Thank you for your recommendation. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taking pride of place on the shores of Lake Taupo, The Cove is an intimate motel with a range of accommodation that includes an Executive Suite, 12 Suites with a thermally heated hot tub on their own private balcony and 6 Studios. Suites feature living room, super-king sized bedroom and kitchenette. Studios have either a super king, or a a queen sized bed and ensuite. All rooms are air conditioned. Most rooms have lake views. The Cove is also home to Espresso Cove, an onsite cafe with a delicious menu and stunning views across Lake Taupo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cove Taupo

Address: 213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $93 - $501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cove Taupo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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The Cove Hotel Taupo
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Taupo
#11 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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