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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2013

I went to Auckland for a work trip and had to stay the weekend so decided to venture out of the city and explore the beautiful majesty of NZ. I was incredibly fortunate as I was by myself to stumble on such a lovely and welcoming couple. Breakfast was included but they even welcomed me to join them for dinner... More 

Thank Lauren Z
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2012

We spent two nights at this comfortable and clean B&B/home-stay and really enjoyed the hospitality and company of Shirley-Ann and Richard. They were forthcoming with good recommendations of things to do when the inclement weather meant that we could not walk the Tongariro Crossing. They organised a half-day trout fishing trip with an excellent local guide, and then not only... More 

Thank Sue-Lyn C
Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

We stayed two nights here and thoroughly enjoyed the very comfortable and spacious bedroom as well as the tranquil environment. The bedroom has a lovely view of the garden and further to Lake Taupo. The hosts, Richard and Shirley-Ann, were very friendly and kind and a lovely breakfast is served in their dining room with a wide selection including a... More 

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kahoteahouse, Owner at Kahotea House B&B and Home stay, responded to this review

We loved having you and hope you will come back soon. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2012

We stayed only one night here but thoroughly enjoyed the evening with our sociable and interesting hosts Shirley- Ann and Richard. A special welcome and very nice touch was flying the flags of their guests' home countries. Breakfast was wonderful. As pointed out by other reviewers, the location is handy for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing (which we didn't do!). There... More 

Thank Paul M
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94 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2012

We enjoyed staying with Richard and Shirley very much. Thay gave us the feeling that we were very welcome and that they enjoyed looking after us. The room was comfortable and spacious and had a beautiful view. The breakfast and the daily cakes were yummy. The location is quiet, but within driving distance of different eateries. We would highly recommend... More 

Thank TonyandClaartje
Buffalo, NY
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17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2011

Can only recommend this place. Hosts are very nice and extremely helpful. Good breakfast. Cozy and very clean rooms with excellent views over the lake. Very quiet location, close enough to Tongariro NP.

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Vienna, Austria
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2011

Richard and Shirley-Ann were exxxtremely nice and helpful. We were received like friends and celebrated Xmas with them. Richard fixed my wife's broken hiking shoe - it worked for the remaining three weeks stay in New Zealand - and Shirley-Ann cooked, baked and even did the washing for our son (and refused to be paid for the extra service). Food,... More 

Thank leohauer
Rome, Italy
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2011

Definitely the best staying of our holiday. The house has been lately renewed - everything is brand new. A cosy, bright, ample, extraordinary clean suite, with even a room for the baggages and with a view over the lake. The bathroom is wide with a powerful shower. We were pampered by Shirley-Ann with delicious cakes, she used to 'forget' every... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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503 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2011

Shirley-Ann and Richard were the perfect hosts, warm and welcoming without being intrusive: we arrived on a public holiday which meant that local restaurants were closed, so having checked that out, a BBQ was prepared and served for all guests in the house - seven altogether, which made for a friendly evening of international chatter and friendship - just what... More 

Thank malcsaville
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2011

We would love to keep this place to ourselves but it just would not be fair! The room is lovely (fantastic bed, nice bathroom, great decoration and spotless ) and you have coffee-making facilities. The hosts, Sherley-Ann and Richard did everything they could to make our stay comfortable and welcoming - and we most certainly did feel welcome (thanks so... More 

Thank jbjerregaard

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kahotea House is situated on the slopes of Motuoapa overlooking the southern end of Lake Taupo. With 180 degree views of the lake each large bedroom has en suite, queen sized bed and free access to the internet. A full cooked English or continental breakfast is provided and included in the price. Kahotea House is located in the playgrounds of the central plateau region of the North island of new Zealand and all manner of popular activities can be arranged. Trout fishing with or without a qualified guide who can provide all the equipment and clothing fishers need. Your hosts will provide an early breakfast at the time you require to take part in the famous Tongariro Tramp. Winter skiing and snowboarding also on Mt Ruapehu. Kayaking, cycling, golf, birdwatching rare native species and on a clear night many marvel at the stars not seen in the cities, and so clear they appear close enough to touch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kahotea House B&B and Home stay

Address: 32 Kahotea Drive, Turangi 3382, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Price Range: ₹ 6,537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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