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    The Pillars Retreat

    7 Deborah Rise | Bonshaw Park, Taupo 3379, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    From the get to Gilly our host greeted us with smiles, just like your mum would. We instantly felt like home. This beautiful Mansion is impressive from the moment you approach the front gate. It has an immaculate garden which is well kept by hubby...More

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    Response from Gillian J, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 7 May 2017

    We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and all that we offer our guests during their stay. It is not just a Bed & Breakfast experience we aim to deliver much more.

    Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

    We began our travel through NZ from the North Island (Auckland) to the South Island (Queenstown). We stayed two nights in Pillars Retreat and wished we could have stayed there longer. It was without question a highlight of our trip! Our plans to hike Tongariro...More

    Thank StaySee7
    Response from Gillian J, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 10 April 2017

    So glad you had a wonderful time here at The Pillars Retreat, it was a pleasure to guide you through the disappointment of not being able to walk the Tongariro Crossing and as you realized there is plenty to do and see in the area,...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

    The Pillars Retreat is a true retreat sitting a couple of miles outside of Taupo. The property is immaculate and sits in lovely gardens. Gilly and Brian are the most wonderful of hosts. At the end of our three night stay we felt like family...More

    Thank Figgy01
    Response from Gillian J, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 10 April 2017

    Thank you so much for reviewing your recent stay, it was a real pleasure to host you both. Staying three days gave you a chance to have a relaxing day to recharge the batteries and to see you so comfortable,that you fell asleep in front...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2017

    My wife and I travel extensively and have stayed in many hotels, motels, Inns and B & Bs, and I must say the Pillars Retreat is a rare find. The home is magnificent and the grounds around this place are stunning. But the best part...More

    Thank emptynesters79
    Response from Gillian J, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 12 April 2017

    Thank you so much for your lovely review of your stay with us,and it certainly is a place to have more than one nights stay if time allows. There is a lot to see and experience within the central plateau area or just relax and...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2017

    After driving for six hours in the rain we were frazzled. We were quickly put at ease by Gilly and Brian. Our rooms were large, clean, comfortable and well appointed. The property is gorgeous. We particularly enjoyed a welcome drink with our hosts. We learned...More

    Thank Robert T
    Response from Gillian J, Owner at The Pillars RetreatResponded 29 March 2017

    We are always concerned when guests have a big driving day especially in the rain, so it was good to hear The Pillars Retreat was the place to rest and recharge again. This central north island area has many interesting sights to discover and we...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$176 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Waikato Region >
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    We certainly are Gay friendly and would be very happy for you to come and stay.
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    "We stayed in the Tauhara Suite very quite, spacious and luxurious"
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    "The Pillars Suite is our favorite... Spacious and a wonderful balcony with a view."
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