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    The Cove Taupo

    213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
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    Hot Tub
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    1 - 5 of 194 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We were surprised at how nice this motel is- having booked a cheap deal we expected a small poky room with no lake view but were thrilled to find the room, while small, was perfect for our one night stay and best of all had...More

    1  Thank bianca5699
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 3 days ago

    Thanks for positive feedback. Pleased your stay was enjoyable.

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We stayed here one night on our way back to Auckland booked last minute on Booking.com. Room was ready when we got there. Lovely and quiet. A peek view at the lake and lovely spacious room with lounge, kitchenette, lovely comfy bed, good bathroom and...More

    1  Thank AucklandWiz
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 3 days ago

    Thats what we love to hear. Another happy guest after a stay at The Cove. Thank you.

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Great place to stay great breakfast. Definitely worth stopping on the Auckland to Wellington trip. We'll be stopping again even if it is just for breakfast! Parking is a little tight but that is entirely forgotten when you walk in the door then when you...More

    1  Thank Nicholas H
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 3 days ago

    Great you enjoyed your stay. And enjoying a yummy breakfast. Will pass on your feedback to Cafe staff.

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Friendly staff, efficient check in, large room, free parking on site & a good location ! We had the 1 bed room apartment booked and it was very spacious. However, we both were disappointed by the cleaningness of the room. We don't mind finding a...More

    Thank Floran M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Lovely place to stay. Although it is on the main road and our room was near the road it was super quiet. Lovely room with a balcony and glimpse of the lake. Our room was very comfortable with everything we needed. Staff were friendly and...More

    Thank liannem330
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 1 week ago

    Glad you you were happy with your stay at The Cove Taupo.

    Gables Lakefront Motel
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$91 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • The Cove Hotel Taupo
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    Mabel C
    13 August 2017|
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    Response from Ivanhoe13 | Property representative |
    We are more than happy to arrange a Taxi to Taupo Airport. A five minute drive away & should be about $25.
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    Nadinemore
    9 September 2015|
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    Response from annaV4600HQ | Reviewed this property |
    The spa in the penthouse was in a large conservatory that opened, the pool did have a cover on but was easy to open.
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    "ask for lake view, they have small studios with views so not just the expensive large rooms"
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    "Book a suite with hot tub!"
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    "Everything was just perfect, thank you!"
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    "I stayed in Room 15 which had nice views and a small balcony."
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