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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed October 14, 2015

This was my 5th time I've stayed over the years, but first time with family and I love this quaint little paradise by Lake Taupo with a little walk to the waters edge, Its a nice country cottage apartment style rooms, I feel I'm home away from home here. Very welcoming hosts and full of information, Love coming back here...

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Thank Willis0071
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed October 14, 2015

I really liked this motel. While the room itself has the basic essentials, it is very clean. The location is right on the lake (about a 1 minute walk). The owners, a husband and wife, are very friendly and go out of their way to accommodate you. For example, I had to change my plans one day because of bad...

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Thank William G
Singapore
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Very well designed and good place to unwind. Motel owner lives in therefore easier to ask for help and always glad to help. Taupo is so relaxing and shops close early except for the bars & supermarkets.

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Thank suhaila_bee
Auckland
Reviewed October 12, 2015

The location of the motel is pretty awesome, it sits right next to the lake. And from the upper floor of my lodge, there is beautiful lake view. Moreover, the staff are really friendly, giving us lots of helpful information. We forgot one jacket at the Motel when we left. When we came back to Auckland and phoned them about...

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Thank ray_chenrui
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed October 12, 2015

Gorgeous place, friendly hosts and a beautiful part of the lake at your doorstep. The lake end apartment had it's own little gate to the lake which we loved. We first stayed here about 20 years ago and it's still just as lovely.

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Thank michellemM9656GL
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed October 12, 2015

This was our third stay at Cottage Mews, and once again it was excellent. Spotless, well appointed units and lovely hosts make for a great stay. Love the extra little touches like the plunger coffee too. The only place we will stay in Taupo now.

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Thank Macktaggart
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 12, 2015

The motel located beside the taopu lake,which has a beautiful lake view,the host of motel is so enthusiastic,who provides us an excellent service,give us deep impression.The room is very clean and warm,give us good sleep quality.

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Reviewed October 5, 2015

The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo is the perfect example of how to run a motel. The staff are extremely friendly. They give you a little bottle of milk for tea and a little jug of bubble bath for the spa bath (highly recommend getting a room with a spa bath as the cost difference is negligible!). It's only a couple...

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

Thanks Ryan S, your review made our day. We always pass on feedback to the staff and we're all happy to hear you had a positive stay at Cottage Mews. We appreciate you taking time to write about it.

Napier
Reviewed October 4, 2015

We stayed at the Cottage Mews Motel in Taupo earlier this year and have just returned from another stay. We can highly recommend this complex. The location is ideal - very quiet from traffic and the access to the lakefront and the Lions Pathway is perfect. We stayed with friends in a 2 bedroom unit and with a spa bath...

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

Thank you Wendy for your kind comments. Great to see you again and we look forward to next time. All the best for the summer months ahead.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed October 3, 2015

A motel with character, beautifully clean with little touches that make it special. Our own private courtyard and a room that made you feel at home. A few steps from the lake and close enough to walk to the town but far enough away to get some quiet. Half the price and twice as nice as some other places we...

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

Thanks Jasp99 - the old-fashioned character of Cottage Mews is something we love, and we're glad you enjoyed it too. Hope to see you again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

Address: 311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $93 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Talk to the host.”
johnkayhodgson, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms 9 and 10 overlook the lake although I heard very good things about the other rooms.”
JimR627, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 9 & 10 nicest. Closest to the lake, barbeque area and best views. The Nook also nice, very private (honeymoon), but no spa bath”
  • Lake views even from inside the upstairs rooms
  • Sunsets on the lake breath taking
  • Walking or cycling around the lake for miles and miles. Awesome views
  • To go on a boat trip is an absolute must. We went on the Ernest Kemp Sunset Cruise
  • Lake Taupo!
ZetvdM, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“We had the smallest room and it was perfect for the two of us”
, Feb 25, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good and walkable distance from the beautiful lake”
Ushasivadas, Feb 18, 2017 | Read review
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