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4.2 out of 5

"Nice place but not enough car parks for the rooms. No lift so carrying heavy bags up stairs not good " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 03 Apr 2021

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Hotel Description

At The Cove Taupo you'll be 0.2 km (0.1 mi) from Lake Taupo and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp. Highlights at this beach motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

All 19 soundproofed rooms feature LCD TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy safes, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding.

The café, Espresso Cove, is open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 3.5-star Taupo motel include Taupo Bungy and Huka Falls.

Mini Studio Compact

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$127* Per night/room 14 Apr. - 15 Apr.

Executive Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Triple Studio (1 x King and 1 Single beds)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Mini Studio Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Cove Taupo ratings based on 100 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Cove Taupo

Everyone (65) Couples (20) Business (1) Family (11)
4 out of 5
Nice place but not enough car parks for the rooms. No lift so carrying heavy bags up stairs not good

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2021

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4 out of 5
The room was very spacious and comfortable the shower was ok but would be nice if it was bigger to suit the bathroom and the toilet seat needs to be changed

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5
Good layout, location to lake and main road to township

Posted by on 27 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
what a fantastic experience. The staff were professional and attentive . Definitely would recommend staying here .

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2021

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3 out of 5
The property was good location, clean and welcoming with good parking. Our “mini studio”was exactly that - tiny, just a microwave and no sink or stove, small balcony which over looked other properties and a drive way. The main issue for us was the adjoining room, the paper thin walls and adjoining door. The scum bags next door had no consideration for other guests, and we were woken in the early hours and then again at 530 by them having loud sex. The Manager was embarrassed, but we cancelled our second night.

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Feb. 2021

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5 out of 5
Clean, modern and a view of the lake, reasonable value too.

Posted by on 16 Feb. 2021

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3 out of 5
Didnt, only bonus was the cafe next door, very over priced compared to other places we stayed in town

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2021

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Feb. 2021

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4 out of 5
Comfortable bed, excellent linen. Extremely clean. Fantastic on site cafe with access to walkway.

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2021

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Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Taupo motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Coffee shop
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (5.2 km / 3.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Cove Taupo offers 19 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodations at this 3.5-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries. This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Luxury bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Espresso Cove - This beachfront café serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Guests will receive lockbox information.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
Guests will receive lockbox information.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Hotel Names

  • Cove Motel Taupo
  • Cove Taupo
  • The Cove Hotel Taupo
  • Cove Taupo Motel
  • The Cove Taupo Motel
  • The Cove Taupo Taupo
  • The Cove Taupo Motel Taupo

You should know

  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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