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singapore
1 review
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The room was very clean and nice. Owners (Julie and Terry) are very warm and friendly. Convenient location. Free wifi and parking provided. We will definitely stay again if we have a chance to travel to Taupo!

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Thank jee277
MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Hello jee277. Please do come again! We appreciate you choosing Cottage Mews, and thanks for posting a review. More 

Thames, Waikato, New Zealand
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Stayed here for a quick overnighter on our trip north. The owners gave us a very warm welcome and were kind and considerate. The room was comfortable enough but a little bit dated. The spa bath was a nice surprise.

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MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at Cottage Mews, Sue B. Hope to see you next time you are passing through Taupo. More 

Maryborough, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Very comfortable and private accomodation, thoughtfully designed and decorated. Lovely walk to lake, friendly staff and quiet location. Private courtyard out back. Handy to everything and restful as!!

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MewsTaupo, Owner at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

So glad you found your stay restful - thank you for your review. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We've stayed here a couple of times over the years. The place is in a great location, only a short stroll to the Lake, good service at the front desk, pleasant rooms with a spa bath, which is a kiddie favourite, and is priced to represent real value for money, I'd definitely recommend Cottage Mews.....

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MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

It's always good to see familiar faces - thanks for coming back to Cottage Mews, kiwisteve. We had some junior rugby players staying last weekend and the spa bath bubbles were almost up to the window! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Loved the spa bath. Our room was clean, warm and very comfortable, everything we were looking for. The staff were extremely friendly helping us with finding a place to go for dinner and making sure we were comfortable.

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MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Fantastic, glad you had a good stay - hope to see you again sometime 30Bernadettes. It's gradually getting warmer in our part of the island! More 

Gold Coast
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Thanks for a lovely overnight stay. We stayed in room10, an up down cottage style room with an a-frame ceiling and lovely spa bath. The rooms were clean, spacious, and a beautiful view of the lake from the top level. Good little kitchenette, warm beds lovely bedding and great bathroom. An excellent place to stay. Great hosts and very helpful.

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MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks Jayelle, sorry for the delay in responding - we appreciate your review! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We stayed overnight on our way south from Hamilton to Wellington. The room was offered to us at a discount, and had a wonderful view of the lake. Clean, warm (on a cold day) and comfortable, and far superior to the accommodation we had just experienced for the same price elsewhere. We enjoyed the spa bath and appreciated the new... More 

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MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks very much, rosies905, for your full review - we value hearing about the things that made your stay better. It makes our day to know that you enjoyed stopping at Cottage Mews. Hope to see you again. More 

atlanta
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We stayed here with our two daughters, aged 7 and 10, and found the setup to be perfect for us. It was a real pleasure chatting with Julie, and she gave us some great suggestions for our time in Taupo and Rotarua. The children found the trampoline to be a extra bonus, and we were happy to have another avenue... More 

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MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Hi tribepride - hope the rest of the trip went well (more fish and chips for the girls before the time came to fly out!?). Thanks for staying. It's always great to see families getting out there and filling up every day. Really enjoyed meeting you. More 

Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Our unit was clean, well presented, and welcoming. We liked the upstairs/downstairs setup. Upstairs got the sun all day, which at this season was nice!! The bedroom downstairs with spa bath was really romantic, and this opened to a nice courtyard. The exposed beams and roof in bedroom gave it a real rustic cosy feel. A very relaxing time!!

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Thank RabnDazz
MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Glad you managed some time out in Taupo, RabnDazz, and thanks for staying at Cottage Mews. Really appreciate your feedback, and hope to see you again. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Great location with a little pathway to the lake which you can walk or cycle on all the way to town. The owner, Julie, was delightful. The room was very clean. Between this motel and Victoria's cafe, we would love to visit Taupo again.

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MewsTaupo, Manager at The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us folks. Your spur-of-the-moment trip made my day - great to see people doing things like that! Maybe we'll see you again one day. You might decide just to pop over to Victoria's for a meal! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $128 - $162 (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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