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The Cove Taupo

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#18 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome apartment, Comfortable Super King Bed and stunning side views of the Lake Taupo. Not often you find a comfortable apartment with a spa pool on the balcony. Highly recommend for a relaxing break. Very friendly staff, modern apartment well furnished. Just 2 negatives, sink in kitchenette is so tiny, you really battle to wash-up the dishes and the menus...

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

Great to have such positive feedback. Have updated menus etc, Thanks

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here over a year ago. When we first walked in we were greeted by friendly hosts and shown our room. The room was clean and tidy and the decor was stunning. Large bed and comfy. Private spa and balcony with a view of the lake which was Devine. Also loved that there was a free shuttle to the restaurant...

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

Thanks for your positive review & pleased your stay at The Cove was enjoyable.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Taupo and when greeted by the staff person we were very pleased. She was most helpful. We were very early so was able to direct us to local places to see. We drove off. All of her suggestions were marvellous. We got a little wet at the last site so on our arrival back we booked in...

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

Wow !! Thank you for such positive feedback, we so appreciate you taking time to review.

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cove was set on the lake side at Taupo, on the outskirts of the town. A modern and stylish hotel with rooms and apartment style rooms. Views of the lake from most rooms, possibly all rooms. A café offers breakfasts, lunch and snacks and there is easy access into Taupo centre for a good range of eating choices. The...

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

Thank you for the positive review, glad your stay was pleasant.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was happily surprised by this motel. I booked it because it looked a little different to other motels. It is very unique in decor, having recently been refurbished. It is on the lake and has a waterfront cafe that served a beautiful breakfast. The mangers make you feel at home straight away and couldn't have been more helpful. Our...

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

Your positive review is much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed Taupo & your stay at The Cove.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a one night stay in Taupo on business and, as such, I like to use fully equipped self contained rooms that are clean and comfortable. The Cove is certainly clean and the bed comfortable but the studio is certainly not suitable for self contained stayers - there's no table to prepare food, dishes needed to be cleaned in...

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

Thank you for taking time to review The Cove.

Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids and I stayed here for 3 nights. We got a very warm welcome when we walked through the doors.It's beautiful place. The beds are very comfortable . Love the view from our balcony and the spa pool was a bonus. The only thing that lets them down is the housekeeping . They didn't vacuum our room properly until...

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

Thank you for the constructive review. Have passed comments on to housekeeping team .Glad your stay was pleasant & you enjoyed the spa.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is a lovely boutique hotel, we checked in early which was a plus and our room was large with a nice shower. The hotel is situated on the lake and there is a lovely walk along the lake into the town (20mins) We were travelling with a 7 month old and the hotel was suited to children as...

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

Thanks for taking time to review. Glad you had a pleasant stay at The Cove & enjoyed Taupo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great place central to Taupo town lovely staff. We had the room with spa however not a great view of the lake. I would recommend this accomodation Spa was nice whole apartment was really clean!!!

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

Thanks for the review & pleased your stay at The Cove was enjoyable.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Did not enjoy this accomodation at all. Over priced. Shower that didn't drain away, water rising up your legs. Said it had a view, which was over state highway 1. Too hot with no window to open n air condioning not cold enough.

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
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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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $114 - $263 (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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#11 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“I stayed in Room 15 which had nice views and a small balcony.”
felicia_f29, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a spa and lounge/ kitchen on the ground floor are lovely”
pagan13, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sorry again, but I would choose a different establishment.”
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“Higher up is best”
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“Check on the size of the room before booking.”
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