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The Cove Taupo

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213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330 New Zealand
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#19 of 66 hotels in Taupo
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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 Studio, 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 en suite. 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.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Hot bath
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Spa
Newspaper
Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Seating area
Iron
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Lake View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English
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mike385 wrote a review Mar 2021
New Plymouth, New Zealand103 contributions68 helpful votes
Overall our stay was pleasant . The room was a reasonable size with lake views. A bonus was the cafe on site with beautiful food and great variety . But why have a kitchenette with a small sink , crockery and cutlery and dish washing liquid supplied when dish cloths and tea towels were missing? The cost of this accomodation isn’t cheap and we would have expected a t v in the bedroom. The spa has a safety barrier which has to be negotiated and isn’t easy for older people. Showers over baths are never the best. The premises need to be moved into 2021 if it is to be classed at the top end of the market. The bed was excellent and the room was clean and tidy.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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sara wrote a review Feb 2021
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Had a lovely breakfast experience! Nice and quiet when we visited at 8:30, activities were provided for our two young kids and the food was delicious. Coffees were on point! Will definitely be back and would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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John L wrote a review Feb 2021
Havelock North, New Zealand104 contributions21 helpful votes
Reasonably close to town, on State Highway One, The Cove Taupo, we stopped for one night. Our room had a Spa option, which one family member enjoyed... Disappointed that the Cafe was not open, either for Breakfast or Brunch Option.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Lakeside views are limited, due to location.
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Jane S wrote a review Jan 2021
Napier16 contributions11 helpful votes
We have just spent a weekend in one of the superior spa rooms and had a great experience. The cafe at the lake end of the motel is great for breakfast or a coffee. The rooms are very comfortable and surprisingly dark and quiet at night!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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John and Les C wrote a review Sep 2020
New Plymouth, New Zealand362 contributions157 helpful votes
We made a last minute booking for two nights and were really pleased with our stay and the value for money - we have already booked a spa room for January 2021. The Cove is in a great spot and just a few km out of town (an easy walk along the lake). The Wholesome Kitchen on the lake front is a lovely spot for breakfast.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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US$86 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Cove Taupo
Which popular attractions are close to The Cove Taupo?
Nearby attractions include Formula Challenge Racing (3.0 km), Huka Falls tracks (6.2 km), and Lake Taupo (2.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Cove Taupo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a spa, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Cove Taupo?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Cove Taupo?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Cove Taupo?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Cove Taupo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malabar Indian Restaurant & Bar (Nepalese & Indian Cuisine), Incredible India Restaurant and Bar, and Suncourt Indian.
Does The Cove Taupo have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is The Cove Taupo accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.