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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 100*
USD 97*
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Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I needed a break for a night to chill out. My room had a cute cottage feel with a little private courtyard. The jacuzzi was superb and I was even walking distance from Lake Taupo and could go swimming. It was so lovely and Sonja so welcoming and friendly that I stayed another night. Charming place that I will certainly...

Thank Siobhan F
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 January 2016

As the backpackers were fully booked, we had to change plans for the night. After the night we said: quite a putty we can't stay longer in Taupo. Very friendly owner, nice and cosy cottage, excellent service, a few steps to the lake and a jacuzzi for after the swim.. what do you want more?! :)

Thank nolvio
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Cottage Mews during a 6 weeks tour of NZ and arrived quite late in the evening after a busy touring day. Sonja couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. We were shown to a very pleasant room with lounge/kitchen upstairs and a lovely spa bath downstairs with separate bathroom and an outside private courtyard. We bought some...

Thank WelshrarebitCardiff
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We stayed one night en route to Wellington, our hostess made sure we were comfortable and we appreciated all the little touches, good coffee, delicious biscuits and everything super clean. Gorgeous lavender bushes in the entrance-nice big bath too. The cooling fans were a much appreciated as well! Went parasailing the next day on the lake before heading back-DO IT!

Thank 179kit
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Comfy rooms with a nice Jacuzzi. Super friendly hosts who were helpful and allowed us to hire another hour of the kayaks for free. Close to beach and town centre. Would go out of our way to stay again.

Thank ElMushroom
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

There was a mistake in our booking. The booking came out for 2 adults while we had a teenager with us. Sonja, the owner, was very accommodating to add an extra bed in the tiny room at additional charge. However that room should not be allocated to a family of two. It is meant for single business traveller. The motel...

Thank santanu2016
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This was a nice quiet place and good value. We had number 9 or 10. It had a bedroom and bathroom downstairs and a lounge/dining/kitchen upstairs. Lovely vew over the lake. There was a laundry room which we used. Free to guests. $2 to use the dryer. The only downside was that there is no decent chippy nearby and no...

Thank Cheryl B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a night at The Cottage Mews and really enjoyed our stay. Our room was very clean and comfortable, had everything we needed, a good amount of space and our own private outside seating area. The room was over two levels - Downstairs were twin beds for our kids, kitchen, bathroom, a table and chairs. Upstairs the main...

Thank TheRobertsons43
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Location is great just out of town but short drive or 20 minute walk. Sonja and her hubby apologies for not remembering his name , are amazing hosts and couldnt do enough for us all. We had group of 10 and all left happy. The family rooms with upstairs give a view of lake, but lake is just a few...

Thank luke14ott
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Welcoming place, clean room with lovely feature of own private little cottage garden for each room. A downside to Room 1 is its situation directly opposite the ( well equipped) laundry, so a little noisy. The wifi is infuriatingly slow and non existent at 'busy times'.

Thank Juliet B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation

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: $116 - $164 (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
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#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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