The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
Great hosts very helpful. Our room is very comfortable. Our room has a lovely view of the lake .
Free laundry facilities.
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... light and bright it was like a highlighter in the water. The mountain gets its name from the back drop of the lakes which display a variety of rock colour due to the oxides and rock type which make up the cliff face. It was a very nice walk for that time in the morning and on the way back to the car we even unearthed New Zealand's silver fern! Completely green on top, the ground facing side is a stark contrast in its silver/white colour - the Maori's used it to mark paths ...
... and it's over. But when you skydive from 12,000 feet you get that feeling...and then it keeps coming and doesn't stop for about 45 seconds!!! You have enough time to feel it, love it, sit in it, accepted it, embrace it, and absolutely inhale it all in before the parachute ever catches you! As we fell I have never wanted to yell so loud from the sheer excitement of my life and breath so deeply from the ...
... beautiful views. We were lucky enough to have our wine tasting session with the owner/ head chef at the vineyard. It was lovely, she taught us a lot and really made us feel welcome. We got to try 4 different wines, each one served with a sample of food which would compliment it. The final wine was served with their signature homemade brownie. It was good! After our vineyard experience Matty and I headed off to explore a little more of the island whilst Sutty ...
... check in, as I was the first to answer a question she asked. So that was cool! We stayed in a 6 bed room with Cassie, David, Thomas, and Adam. After checking in and putting our stuff down, we had a walk around TAUPO, bought some goon (ew) from the liquor shop, and some cordial and lemonade to make it in to a punch (in hope of eliminating the taste of goon!). Then we headed back, showered, headed next door for a ...
... this 'staircase'. Climbing the staircase was bleak. Tor was loving life, leading at the front - practically at the top before I'd made it half-way. After we'd made it up the staircase, I decided to have a look at the map. It had called 'Devil's Staircase' a hard ascent. Stage 4 was called a 'difficult' ascent. This meant that stage 4 was going to be worse then the staircase. This was difficult to commute. I can confirm that the difficult ascent was horrendous. It ...