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A warm welcome awaits at our award-winning country retreat a short drive from central Taupo. Four large luxuriously appointed ensuite rooms, all with magnificent garden and mountain views. Enjoy a homemade afternoon tea on arrival. Relax beside the pool before sharing a complimentary drink with your hosts. Our delicious farm to table breakfasts are not to be missed.

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Rated #1 Small Hotel in New Zealand, and #2 Small Hotel in the World by TripAdvisor, The Pillars Retreat offers luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation that is a class above in B&B accommodation.

Nestled amongst beautifully landscaped gardens with sweeping views of the surrounding countryside, and Lake Taupo in the distance, this tranquil rural retreat is an experience not to be missed.

Each of the 4 luxurious ensuite guest rooms are located upstairs, and are private with beautiful views. The suites are serviced daily and are lockable with your own key.

The Pillars Retreat also features:

- Guest Powder Room
- Free Wi-Fi Internet
- Free Secure Off Street Parking
- Refreshing Salt Water Pool
- Tennis Court
- Large Guest Lounge, Conservatory, and Outdoor Patios
- Organic Breakfasts
- Complimentary Laundry Service
- Courtesy Shuttle to Airport, Bus Station and Restaurants
- Helicopter Access
- Friendly Local Knowledge
- Environmentally Friendly
- 100% Kiwi Owned and Operated

Offering organic breakfasts, with eco friendly sustainable practices, The Pillars Retreat strives to offer the ultimate in environmentally friendly, luxurious accommodation.

Winners of TripAdvisors:

- 2016 #1 Small Hotel in New Zealand and #2 Small Hotel in the World
- 2016 Travellers Choice Award
- 2015 Travellers Choice Award
- 2014 Certificate of Excellence

The Pillars Retreat

7, Deborah Rise
Bonshaw Park

NZD$290 - NZD$395

A stunning Mediterranean style country manor set in 3 acres of formal gardens surrounded by...

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BookBonshaw Suite

Bonshaw Suite

Large ensuite room with californian King or two large single beds.Overlooking gardens & pool with small balcony.Tea & coffee making facilities in room. Free Wi- Fi LCD TV.
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Sunset Suite

Facing west this room catches the beautiful taupo sunsets, and has a commanding view over our gardens and Lake Taupo beyond. Tea & Coffee making facilities, LCD TV, free Wi- Fi.
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Tauhara Suite

A large sunny room catching the morning sun with views of Tauhara Mountain. large ensuite,tea & coffee making facilities, LCD TV and free Wi- Fi.
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The Pillars Suite

Our largest ensuite room with, californian King or twin beds,sofa, chairs LCD TV,fridge, tea & coffee making facilities,large balcony looking over gardens, with views to lake Taupo.

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  1. 5 Stars
  2. Airport shuttle
  3. Balcony/Courtyard
  4. Breakfasts
  5. Check-in Time: 2:00pm
  6. Check-out Time 10:00am
  7. Designated smoking area
  8. Dining Room
  9. Free parking
  10. Freeview
  11. Fridge/Freezer
  12. Function Room
  13. Guest Lounge
  14. Helipad
  15. High Speed wireless internet
  16. In-house movies
  17. Internet Access
  18. Library
  19. Lounge Area with Fireplace
  20. Luggage Storage
  21. Non Smoking
  22. Parking - Free
  23. Parking - Off street
  24. Petanque
  25. Photocopier
  26. Room service
  27. Safety despoit box
  28. Serviced Rooms Daily
  29. Shower Facilities
  30. Swimming Pool
  31. Tennis Court
  32. Toilet Facilities
  33. Travel Desk
  34. Unlimited free wifi
  35. Weddings

Accommodation Details

A stunning Mediterranean style country manor set in 3 acres of formal gardens surrounded by mountain & rural views, located a few minutes from lake Taupo township.

Offering four large, private, luxuriously appointed ensuite rooms with tea and coffee making facilities, LCD TV.

Guest facilities include refreshing salt water pool, tennis court,, Free Wi-Fi, large lounge, conservatory and outdoor patios.

Delicious farm-to-table breakfasts from friendly, experienced hosts.


Taupo / Lake Taupo

Cancellation Policy

If a cancellation is made within 72 hours of arrival day, loss of 100% of the total booking price

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Phone:   +64 7 378 1512
Mobile:   +64 27 425 3343
Address:   7 Deborah Rise, Bonshaw Park, Taupo, New Zealand
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