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The Cove Taupo

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“private spa”(15 reviews)
“cafe attached”(3 reviews)
“the penthouse”(8 reviews)
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Free Parking
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Hot Tub
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate spacafe attachedthe penthousehot tub on the balconyview of the lakefold out couchdixie brownssmall roomsecure parkingrelaxing stayshower headbeautiful roomfree wifiseparate bedroomglass of wineeasy accessone night stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at The Cove for one night and wished we could’ve stayed longer. We paid the extra $40 to upgrade to a room with lake view and spa pool which was well worth it. We Couldn’t fault anything-from the fantastic customer...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

We could not have been happier with our all-too-brief stay at the Cove. Beautifully located on the shores of Lake Taupo, our suite afforded great views and was both spacious and comfortable. The cleverly located spa on the balcony was most welcome. The cafe was...More

Thank SJK055
Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded March 30, 2018

Hi SJK055 Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you found The Cove a brilliant place to stay and enjoyed the comfort and views from your suite. It was our pleasure to host you, we hope you can stay longer next time!...More

Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Great coffee! I go very often, sometimes with my partner, sometimes with friends or just myself. They have a great outside area with tables, where you can take your dog and enjoy a meal or coffee with a great view right at the lake front....More

Thank EclipseDeSol
Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded April 15, 2018

Hi EclipseDeSol Thank you for your review of Espresso Cove. We will pass on your praise to the cafe as we are sure they will be very pleased to hear it. Kind regards Hamish & Kate

Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

1980's Motel recently refurb'd but still a 1980's motel unfortunately. No desk to work at ($50 extra for a room with a desk) 700mm tall wardrobe (see photo), pleasent check in but no offer of assistance with desk other than pay another $50 on top...More

Thank Bill F
Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded March 7, 2018

Hi WEF27 Thank you for sharing your impressions of your stay. While we are disappointed to hear you were not happy with the room you had booked, it does afford us the opportunity to offer advice on room selection when booking. The room type you...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying here over the Ironman weekend. The rooms were spacious and lovely. The view was amazing. Having your own private spa was a welcoming addition. The staff were so friendly and welcoming from the front desk to the housemaids.More

Thank Ngaire M
Response from TheDeeres, Your Hosts at The Cove TaupoResponded March 7, 2018

Hi Ngaire M Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your weekend at The Cove and found your room, private spa and view lovely! It was our pleasure to host you at such an exciting time and we hope to...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Spa
Hot Tub
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Price range
$103 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in Taupo
#11 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$103 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in Taupo
#11 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Mabel C
August 13, 2017|
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Response from TheDeeres | Property representative |
We are more than happy to arrange a Taxi to Taupo Airport. A five minute drive away & should be about $25.
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Nadinemore
September 9, 2015|
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Response from annaV4600HQ | Reviewed this property |
The spa in the penthouse was in a large conservatory that opened, the pool did have a cover on but was easy to open.
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"Get a room with a spa. These suites are much bigger and worth every cent."
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"Definitely worth staying in the King spa studio room"
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"Sorry cant help you choose a good room. I only eat in the cafe."
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"ask for lake view, they have small studios with views so not just the expensive large rooms"
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