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The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo

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Stretton-On-Dunsmore, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did 2 nights here. Ate in one night and got fish and chips the next, both times sat in the sweet little private garden we had. Fully equipped and very very clean. Owners have only been in a year and are doing well. Lilly was lovely too!

Thank Baldbutsexy
Anchorage, Alaska
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90 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Cottage Mews for only a night on an extremely busy weekend in Taupo. The location was ideal on the lake with a wonderful walking , running path outside the door. The room was very comfortable with all the the utensils to fix a meal in room. The hosts were very friendly and hospital and enjoyed talking with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and enjoyed the clean and comfortable unit with everything we needed. It is well located for a walk to nearby restaurants, and trips to local attractions. Very helpful hosts who gave us good advice on places to visit nearby. There are numerous options to visit in town or within an hours drive. We were very... More 

Thank Clive C
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cottage was clean, comfortable and everything we needed was there - and more. Sonia and Michael have thought of everything. They were so welcoming and gave us heaps of useful information on the area. We would definitely stay there again. If Sonia had been in charge of the weather that would have been perfect too!

Thank pmcp31
Campbell, California
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little motel on the shore of the lake. Was really nice to have access to laundry facilities. Didn't get a chance to take advantage of the bikes and kayaks, but nice that those are offered. Cute cat.

Thank rahill01
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, through a walkway to the lakefront and walking path along lake edge. The room was clean and tidy and very comfortable. We had a spa bath which was great with lavender bath lotion supplied - a lovely touch. Upstairs was a lounge with views to the lake. Very friendly management. Highly recommend and would stay again.

1 Thank Becky G
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cottage Mews is that lovely combination of comfort and cleanliness that makes a stay memorable. Upstairs offered us a lake view where the exposed beams and sloping ceiling are quaint, but beware if you are on the tall side! Nice, quiet location with direct access to the lake-side pathway.

1 Thank RH60
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service! Lovely room! So close to the lake! Will stay there every time! I Hadn't booked any dinner reservations for a busy Saturday night. So they rung every restaurant and worked their magic to get us in somewhere. It's the little things which made our stay amazing! Recommend to anyone!

1 Thank Ben C
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54 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was a very nice place to stay very clean and well looked after.Sonja and her husband made us very welcome and went out of their way to make us feel at home.They are very knowledgeable of the area which always help.Nothing seemed too much problem for them.Thank you so much and if we have friends who may like to... More 

1 Thank wuw
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful stay in Cottage Mews. Sonja and her husband were very welcoming, showing us to our accommodation personally. It was immaculately presented and immaculately clean. The bed was comfy, electric blankets on the bed, plunger coffee and milk in the fridge. The bathroom was amazing, and the shower has the best pressure. It was very quiet at... More 

1 Thank Oliver B

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

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: RM429 - RM545 (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 Family Hotel in Taupo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#11 Business Hotel in Taupo
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“Any room as there is a high standard throughout.”
 of 5 bubbles natstodd, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rent a Cottage unit with exceptional luxury. Sad to leave.”
 of 5 bubbles gemsunited, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Not that you will be spending a lot of time in your rooms, but Units 9 and 10 would appear to have the best lake views.”
 of 5 bubbles 987brucef, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you like a private courtyard, ask for a room on the ground level”
 of 5 bubbles mrsseah, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Units 9 and 10 are on the end facing the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles LandCruisers, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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