We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
30/7/2017 31/7/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Cove Taupo

    213 Lake Tce, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    30/7/2017 31/7/2017
    US$ 118
    US$ 94
    SAVE US$ 24
    US$ 114
    US$ 115
    Traveller (71)
    Room & Suite (41)
    Dining (8)
    Hilton Lake Taupo
    2,057 reviews
    #7 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
    508 reviews
    #3 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Sails On The Lake
    305 reviews
    #5 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Gables Lakefront Motel
    696 reviews
    #1 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good32%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Hilton Lake Taupo
    2,057 reviews
    #7 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
    508 reviews
    #3 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Sails On The Lake
    305 reviews
    #5 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Gables Lakefront Motel
    696 reviews
    #1 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    30 Jul31 Jul
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 94.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Taupo hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "88faa22af2f1473a802f2af5b45a84b7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":288247,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"88faa22af2f1473a802f2af5b45a84b7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":118,"lowestMetaPrice":94,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":118,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":118,"lowestMetaPrice":94,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":118,"hotelName":"The Cove Taupo","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijg4ZmFhMjJhZjJmMTQ3M2E4MDJmMmFmNWI0NWE4NGI3IiwiQUlLIjoiNDRjNmNhY2M4NzViNDFhZjhiZWE1N2RlMWViOWEzMjMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "30/07/2017", "checkOut": "31/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 94", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78971124":"OrbitzEWS","76507966":"Hotwire","63727252":"TravelocityEWS","109270575":"HotelsCom2IB","79545712":"CheapTicketsEWS","39547622":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    Reviews (188)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 183 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a wonderful hotel right on the side of Lake Taupo! I stayed in the middle of winter and it was still nice and cosy. Lovely modern furnishings and lake views from my room. Friendly and helpful staff. Good free WiFi and perfect location -...More

    1  Thank Susan H
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Booked here online and got a good rate for the room we were given, Well appointed,warm and great comfy beds, All channels on Sky so nice for a couple of days chill out as the weather was really bad outside.

    Thank TROPICANGLER
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for your great review. Glad you enjoyed the stay.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Loved this place! Great location,so easy for walking along the lake.The position of the spa pool on the balcony was superb,so private .Even tho unit was on lower level still had view of the lake. The couple who greeted us and were on call, were...More

    Thank Annie S
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 1 week ago

    Glad you enjoyed your stay at The Cove. Thanks for the positive feedback.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I made our booking at the last minute upon arriving in Taupo, n phoned up while we were fuelling our vehicle. Very pleasant reception and managed to book a room with a deck spa. Arrived n checked in with a very friendly face behind the...More

    1  Thank L6717MOkarenh
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks Karen for taking time to review your stay at The Cove. We appreciate such positive feedback & will pass on to our hardworking staff.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Enjoyed an overnight in the mini studio. Greeted by friendly helpful host. Quiet, comfortable and clean. We thought the TV was in an awkward position for watching from the bed. All we needed and with a view over the lake. Would stay again.

    Thank Stephen L
    Response from Ivanhoe13, Manager at The Cove TaupoResponded 4 weeks ago

    Glad your stay at The Cove was enjoyable & see you again soon.

    Hilton Lake Taupo
    2,057 reviews
    #7 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
    508 reviews
    #3 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Sails On The Lake
    305 reviews
    #5 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Gables Lakefront Motel
    696 reviews
    #1 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 91 - US$ 195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Cheap Tickets, Hotwire, Cancelon and HotelQuickly so you can book your The Cove Taupo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • The Cove Hotel Taupo
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (71)
    Room & Suite (41)
    Dining (8)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (46)
    Bathroom (6)
    Nearby
    Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge
    143 reviews
    .03 km away
     
    Phoenix Resort
    55 reviews
    .09 km away
     
    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
    508 reviews
    .04 km away
     
    Clearwater Motor Lodge
    180 reviews
    .12 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Jolly Good Fellows
    414 reviews
    1.54 km away
    Mole & Chicken
    217 reviews
    1.00 km away
    Bistro Lago
    434 reviews
    1.14 km away
    Espresso Cove
    80 reviews
    .04 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Great Lake Taupo
    216 reviews
    .85 km away
    Waipahihi Botanical Gardens
    118 reviews
    .85 km away
    Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
    404 reviews
    1.14 km away
    Taupo's Floatplane
    77 reviews
    .77 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from The Cove Taupo staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "I stayed in Room 15 which had nice views and a small balcony."
    Read review
    "Rooms with a spa and lounge/ kitchen on the ground floor are lovely"
    Read review
    "Sorry again, but I would choose a different establishment."
    Read review
    "Higher up is best"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing