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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I spent 4 lovely nights here in the Lake End apartment at the end of Jan'16. Nice view of Lake Taupo, more than comfortable 2 story apartment with bedroom, spa and bathroom on the ground level, leading out to a cute private courtyard. Upstairs was a compact kitchenette, dining & lounge area with lake view. And there was zero traffic...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Cottage Mews has been a family favourite for many years when visiting Taupo. Convenient location and nice cosy apartments for couples or families ( and f course we love the jacuzzi bath tubs!). When we visited in January we met the new owner Sonya who couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. The cleanliness of the units was excellent including...

Thank Judyrnz
The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 3 days in Februsry 2016 and were quite impressed with the overall quality of the lodging. It was extremely clean, reasonably priced, decently located, and the friendliness and helpfulness of owners Sonya and Michael was outstanding. I would highly recommend it to all.

1Thank Justin F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Welcomed by Sonja who was extremely helpful and friendly. Free laundry, free internet and right on the lake. We had quite a small room but it had everything we needed with a lovely little terrace and perfect for our 1 night stop while on our road trip of New Zealand. Thoroughly recommend staying here if in Taupo.

1Thank Julie L
Yallingup, Australia
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Stayed at Cottage Mews for 3 nights and really enjoyed our time there as it is situated right on the lake. Sonja was the perfect host and couldn't do enough for us. The units are clean and comfortable and the added facilities such as laundry and very good BBQ's were great. The only problem we had (which wasn't a major...

1Thank Steve C
australind, western australia
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Greeted on arrival by Sonja, we were overwhelmed with information for our coming stay in Taupo. The rooms were very well appointed and very comfortable. The attentive staff with their desire to enhance our time in Taupo was most refreshing. Overall, a lovely smaller motel, right on the lake and within easy reach of the town centre. Nice restaurants nearby.

1Thank Gus_1950
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This small complex is a sweet gem! Sonja couldn't be more lovely and accomodating! We loved having a two level unit that was perfectly equipped with everything we could possible want and more! Enjoyed the Lovely lavender bath bubbles and other complimentary products. New fresh linens and towels!Free wash and minimal rental for terrific bikes and kayaks. Thanks to Mike...

1Thank Susan R
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Literally on the lake, quiet, clean, VERY comfortable, free laundry, free Internet and it is not slow. Just a great place to spend some time on Lake Taupo. The new owner of 4 months is a delight and upgrading everything in sight - she lives here with her husband and is always available - believe me, it makes a huge...

1Thank john k
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This motel was an amazing find. Large clean and very comfortable room. Made to feel so welcome by Sonya and her husband. A very short drive to the centre of town, although realistically walkable to anyone with normal ability. Pleased we weren't in the middle of town when we found it was a bank holiday weekend, and there was a...

1Thank jacas5
Buffalo, Wyoming
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We stayed at Cottage Mews in February of 2016 for 2 nights. This is such a great place and the owners were incredibly kind and accommodating. The rooms are clean and have convenient kitchenettes, and the small private porch out back was a great place to have morning coffee. We also really enjoyed the quick walk to the water. Overall...

1Thank dustinhill1

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

Address: 311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $123 - $167 (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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#2 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Family Hotel in Taupo
#11 Business Hotel in Taupo
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“Talk to the host.”
johnkayhodgson, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 9 and 10 overlook the lake although I heard very good things about the other rooms.”
JimR627, 29 Mar 2017 | 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, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had the smallest room and it was perfect for the two of us”
, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good and walkable distance from the beautiful lake”
Ushasivadas, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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