Cottage Mews Motel - Taupo

311 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealandshow map
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SuperbBased on  143 reviews
Overview

Cottage Mews Motel is a 3-star hotel offering an outdoor heated swimming pool, a sun terrace and a picnic area.

Due to a convenient location of Cottage Mews Motel, guests have direct access to Mind Junction, which is 14 km away. The property boasts location within 4 km from Taupo city center.

The hotel is set next to a museum and an art gallery.

Guests can reach Cottage Mews Motel by car from Taupo airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

This property features cozy guestrooms fitted with satellite TV, heating, Wi-Fi, a balcony and a microwave. Some rooms have the lake view. Guests can make use of separate bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a Jacuzzi.

Eat & Drink

Tea and coffee are offered in the poolside bar. Serving an array of dishes, Edgewater Restaurant and Beach Brasserie are 500 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

There are car and bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

The property offers high chairs and a play area for guests checking in with children. Sport facilities include canoeing and cycling.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   11.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Pub

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Pub
  • Poolside snack bar

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's play area

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa centre
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view
  • Lake view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-21:00FREECheck-out07:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotAll children3 - 16 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Edgewater RestaurantEdgewater Restaurant1600 ft245 Lake Terrace
Beach BrasserieBeach Brasserie1600 ft243 Lake Terrace
Bistro LagoBistro Lago3000 ft80-100 Napier Taupo Highway
PloughmansPloughmans3000 ft45 Charles Cres
The Fish BoxThe Fish Box3100 ftShop 2
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Lake Taupo Hole in One ChallengeLake Taupo Hole in One Challenge1.6 mi
Wairakei Natural Thermal ValleyWairakei Natural Thermal Valley1.9 mi
Great Lake Convention CentreGreat Lake Convention Centre1.9 mi
Taupo BungyTaupo Bungy2.1 mi
Taupo Events CentreTaupo Events Centre2.3 mi
Tongariro CrossingTongariro Crossing1.9 mi
Huka FallsHuka Falls4.9 miOff SH1, Taupo
Volcanic Activity Centre Volcanic Activity Centre 5.4 miCorner Karetoto Road & Huka Falls Road
Huka Prawn ParkHuka Prawn Park5.7 miKaretoto Road Wairakei Tourist Park, Lake Taupo
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Getting around
Airports
Taupo (TUO)2.0 mi
Rotorua (ROT)43.5 mi
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Reviews
9.0
SuperbBased on  143  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Totally easy. Helpful operators. Adequate kitchen equip. Spa in room watching TV was a 1st for us :)

    The only improvement I can suggest is the spa lavender smelled like toilet cleaner..try another brand. Best of luck.We enjoyed our stay.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The service is fantastic! We came 4 hours early before check-ins could be accepted and they allowed us in. Really really appreciated it, after a long drive. Very very accommodating and helpful, just wish we had more time

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The welcome we received from Julie, and the cottage atmosphere of the units, the closeness to the lake and walkways, and the views. All in all a very pleaasant 1 night stay. Tony Parker

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    It was different from the more modern glass and concrete large motor inns. Older cottage style 2 level unit with some Lake view and a balcony to enjoy a coffee on. It was very comfortable, clean, good spa and at back gate was the Lake Taupo for as long a walk that you wanted to do either left or right. Quiet and good parking.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Wonderful experience - staff were very welcoming and helpful. Would definitely recommend to others looking for a bit of time away

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The hosts were really great, their service was prompt and were really friendly, was very patient to introduce attractions nearby and helps you with laundry. I booked a standard room (was travelling by myself) and got upgraded to a suite with kitchen and a garden because they haven't finished tidying my room at the time I arrived. Fantasic!! Really comfortable suite, free in-room wi-fi, off-street parking. absolutely amazing!! better hotel I ever stayed at in 2 week NZ holiday!!

  • 6.6
    Good

    Nice and quiet very clean good location Handy to lake.

    Tv needs upgrading could only get 2or 3 chanels double bed too small

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Easy to find. The reception was very pleasant and helpful. Hotel was super comfortable and warm. Loved being near the lake to be able to go for a walk, it was gorgeous!

    I meant to fill in the questionnaire about the spa bath while I was there but I forgot, my thoughts were that it was a little dated having it there and it looked a little tired. Could easily have a spa room for people to go have a spa if they wanted one instead. Also the tv was way too small, we would have watched a movie but it had heaps of graphic animation and would have been silly watching it on that tiny tv. Probably wouldn't cost that much to upgrade it.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Dated but charming rooms, the spa was a lovely touch as was the sitting area on the 2nd floor of the room. Service was very friendly and the price was very reasonable. Would certainly stay again if I returned to Taupo.

    The bathroom was tiny, the shower curtain kept coming in to the shower and sticking to my leg

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    As with most places in New Zealand, the hosts were just so friendly. They are in the latter stages of updating all units, and freely admitted the unit that I stayed in had a lot of work to do on it. But I still had a spa in the room, and a lake view, and the unit had everything you would expect. .

    Only downside is thte motel was about 4km from Taupo, so if you want to eat out, you either have a long walk, or have to drive as there is not much locally

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The staff were really helpful and showed interest in what we wanted to do during our stay

  • 9.2
    Superb

    At the price I paid it was great value for the location

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Quiet- close to the lake walkway--pleasant area---relaxing.View of the lake-very friendly staff and helpful!

    Kitchen upstairs- very noisy if the other person wants a sleep-in! No lounges to relax on while watching t.v.--- shower area, very small.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Excellent helpful staff, comfortable and quiet, nice touches-E.G. Lavender gel for the relaxing spa, private garden area, good value for money, tourist information written on white board in the reception area, discount for repeat stay, attention to detail, genuine desire to help visitor and make their stay a pleasant one, sincere in their thanks for repeat business.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Convenience

    Unit a little bit 'jaded'

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Highlights
9
SuperbBased on  143 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-21:00FREECheck-out07:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotAll children3 - 16 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Taupo (TUO)2.0 mi
Rotorua (ROT)43.5 mi
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