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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an AWESOME place to stay. We stayed in the cottage and it was just Amazing. Becky has a setup that others would surely envy. Thanks Guys for a wonderful stay. We will be back Cheers Calum and Raewyn

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stayed in the honeymoon suite, which is separate from the main house. It is a beautifully appointed room, with all amenities and a spa bath. The host, Becky, was perfect: attentive, interesting, and knowledgeable. She cooked lovely breakfasts, and her company was also great. Thank you Becky for your hospitality and making our stay in Taupo memorable.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Luxurious comfortable B&B with wonderfully welcoming and attentive host, Becky. Ideal "dress circle" location, within easy reach of Taupo shops/ restaurants, golf courses (Kinloch, Wairakei) and Wai-o-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The view over Lake Taupo was breathtaking. We stayed in the separate unit because it was much more than a room great space beautifully appointed and all those little extras. Many thanks to Becky for making a stay so memorable

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

First time in a B&B. Becky was the highlight for me. A very lovely lady who is a natural hostess. The weather wasn't the best but we still had a lovely time in Taupo which was the meeting point for our group.

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robmcewen, Owner at Tauhara Sunrise Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback. I agree, Becky has a lovely nature - she must have, we've been married for 37 years :-)

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had the best time staying at this lodge. Spectacular views over lake taupo and rooms were super comfortable. Breakfast by Rob was amazing. Would not hesitate to stay here again. Highly recommended! Location was excellent, close to town and all the attractions.

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robmcewen, Owner at Tauhara Sunrise Lodge, responded to this review

Lisa, thanks for the great feedback. Truly enjoyed chatting with you and Mark and wish you both well on your life journeys. Cheers, Rob

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Our first experience in a lodge. Rob was very friendly and made us feel welcome. Loved the breakfast and conversation with him. The room with a view of the lake was spectacular. Would like to stay again but in the honeymoon cottage next time. Heading off to Napier and hope to find a similar place to stay😊

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robmcewen, Owner at Tauhara Sunrise Lodge, responded to this review

Chris and Diane, thanks so much for choosing Tauhara Sunrise as your very first b&b/lodge experience. It was a pleasure hosting you, and yes, I thought you might be captivated by the Chalet d'Amour (honeymoon cottage). It's a very special place. We do hope to see you back here sometime. Best wishes for the rest of your road trip.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Had a wonderful stay here. The bed was comfy, the bath and other accommodations were terrific. The McEwens, owners and operators of the lodge, are wonderful folks and very accommodating. Mrs. McEwen is also a skilled masseuse. Highly recommend.

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Kelvedon, Essex
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Stayed 2 nights in the cottage. This was like a boutique hotel - beautifully fitted out and and amazing views through the picture window over the lake to Taupo. Our host (Becky) served breakfast with a Tex-Mex twist - she was originally from Austin, Texas - different and delicious. Complimentary wine was provided in the 'fridge and before dinner drinks...

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Location, room, furnishings, views across the lake and to the "sleeping lady", breakfast but, above all, the welcome extended by Becky is exceptional. And do not miss a massage from Becky. As good as you will get anywhere.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With stunning 180 degree views over majestic Lake Taupo in the centre of NZ’s North Island, Tauhara Sunrise offers luxury yet casual boutique lodge accommodation. Hosts Rob & Becky enjoy great conversation with guests at breakfast and during the nightly happy hours. Rob is passionate about music, fishing, wine and gardening, while Becky loves treating guests to a relaxation massage, serving delicious treats, travel, reading and movies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tauhara Sunrise Lodge

Address: 38 Mapara Road | Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: £167 - £338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tauhara Sunrise Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Spend a little extra and stay in the lodge”
 of 5 bubbles BillandGreg, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful views of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles paulinel305, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The honeymoon cottage is really nice. We stayed in the King's Suite which was very nice and included an extensive kitchen area.”
 of 5 bubbles jackjH3442UH, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“As a B&B this is less relevant. The whole property is maintained to the highest standard and I am sure any room here would be wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeR36, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Chalet d'Amour is worth it. Seperate and quiet. Great mainroom with kitchenette. Warm fire.”
 of 5 bubbles timandannab, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
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