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The Pillars Retreat

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Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've spent two marvellous days at the Pillars Retreat with John and Nancy. We've been welcomed like princes, with a lot of warmness and kindness. They don't know what to do to please you : Nancy is an amazing cooker and John is very helpful...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a great weekend...feels like home away from home. Upon arrival we had a friendly warm welcome by the managers which we really appreciated. The scenery was beautiful and it was a relieve to walk in such a quiet and peaceful environment. Hatsoff to the...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

On our month long visit to Australia and New Zealand our travel agent did a marvelous job of picking high quality places to stay. We (two couples) were extremely impressed with our stay at The Pillars. John and Nancy made great recommendations for things to...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The B&B as classed was very good, accommodation, cleanliness, breakfast and helpfulness of the hostesses. The accommodation is in beautiful quite surroundings and 7 minutes from town. The hostesses were very knowledgeable on the area and other parts of New Zealand and help to make...More

Thank daveskillen
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I cannot say enough wonderful things about this property, and its owners, Nancy and John! My daughter and I stayed with them in January as guests, but were treated like family. Fabulous grounds, beautiful rooms (the holiday decorations were so professional and artistic), delicious food,...More

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Description
This unique purpose built Mediterranean style two storied country manor is a 10 minute drive from central Taupo, the perfect spot to stop, relax and discover the central north island. Panoramic mature More gardens and surrounding mountains greet you as you enter our front gates. A warm Kiwi welcome awaits from your resident hosts John and Nancy. Our four self-contained, spacious, luxuriously appointed upstairs ensuite bedrooms all with spectacular rural views, refrigerators, Tea & coffee making facilities, TV with USB, underfloor heating, Free Wi-Fi and serviced daily. All have an invitation to share complimentary early evening refreshments and to swap travel stories with other guests. A free shuttle to restaurants is provided, or guests can bring readymade food provisions and eat at home. You could just have a day relaxing around the salt water pool reading a book from our library collection. Children over 13 years are welcome. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$191 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pillars Hotel Taupo
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$191 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pillars Hotel Taupo
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
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Traveller (95)
Room & Suite (44)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Cosmos57
November 2, 2014|
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Response from JohnPillarsNancy | Property representative |
We certainly are Gay friendly and would be very happy for you to come and stay.
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"All rooms have a view and the location is very quite"
daveskillen
Apr. 1, 2018
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"La suite très vaste et très confortable. Autres chambre spacieuses très bien équipées et la décoration très..."
958fb
Feb. 17, 2018
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"Beautiful sunsets here. Love the gardens and the swimming pool was a great bonus!!"
tedition9
Feb. 17, 2018
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"Any of the four rooms will be perfect."
michaelsK2240IF
Dec. 28, 2017
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