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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Pat & Russ are the perfect couple to run a B & B. From the moment we drove up and were greeted with warm smiles we felt comfortable. We had a room and sitting room with a terrace overlooking the lake. Pat is a storehouse of great ideas and things to do including those not found in any guide book....

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Hangzhou, China
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Russ and Pat are very friendly, they welcomed us with homemade pancakes ( actually it was another name which is quite common in England). The rooms are very clean and warm. Breakfast is really tasty. There is one geothermal hot tub in the back of the house, and we have enjoyed the hot pool very much after a long walk...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is THE best place to stay in NZ. Pat and Russ are the ideal hosts - they couldn't do enough. Hot tub is brilliant. Breakfasts awesome. Room was terrific. The blueprint that all B&Bs should follow

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Thank James P
Harrogate
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stayed two nights with Pat and Russ in January 2016 and wished we had booked more. They are simply excellent hosts. Everything was superb - the welcome, the accommodation, breakfasts and the good company. I could go on. It must rate as one of the best B&Bs in the whole of New Zealand, if not the best. Needless to...

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Thank LawrenceHarrogate
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Without doubt, this is the best B&B we've stayed in. From the minute we arrived, we were welcomed like family . Pat & Russ are wonderful hosts, and their house is superb, with beautiful views over lake and mountains. Nothing was too much trouble. From the fantastic breakfast ( special mention for the ginger & white chocolate muffins) to the...

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Thank galah74
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Never have I been made so comfortable. Sink into the warmth of Pat and Russell's home. Pat and Russell travel widely themselves, and they understand the needs of the traveler. Special touches you won't find elsewhere: air-conditioning, home-baked treats in the refrigerator, extensive hooks for your clothes, pumice stones, and a hot pool with water drawn fresh each day from...

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Thank whimsyfirst
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016

From the moment we arrived being welcomed with tea and homemade banana cake we were made to feel like one of the family. The room was excellent, food superb and the homemade fudge, cookies, jams etc etc beyond expectations. They were keen to hear of our adventures over a drink in the evening and loaned us their bikes for a...

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Thank Flashpackers15
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived our needs were attended to - after a hot day's driving we were told the cool spots to sit, shown to our room which had airconditioning and given information about where to visit locally, and supplied with some afternoon tea. Little touches were appreciated such as noting the hayfever we were suffering, with immediate offers...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 January 2016

What an amazing B&B!! Pat and Russ are unbelievable hosts! Homemade fudge and ginger snaps in the room and homemade jams & baked goods with breakfast! How does Pat find the time to make them all? Our room had a lovely balcony & an amazing view of Lake Taupo and the hot tub was the perfect remedy after our Tongariro...

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Thank Katharine P
Canbera, A.C.T.
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Sometimes you wish you could give a score of more than 5 out of 5 and this is one of those times. We couldn't fault a thing, everything was A+ - and the icing on the cake (2 cakes really) the outside hot tub which we were encouraged to skinny dip in as there were no other guests, and big...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ambleside B&B

Address: 5 Te Hepera Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The rooms were up the stairs one has a sitting room with a deck that overlooks the lake, my choice!”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceRW, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Choose the main room with the balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles lucianoa937, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms excellent, one with ensuite and the other just over the corridor, but that one has the door to terrace and a sitting room, so either just fine. Both have lake views.”
 of 5 bubbles PennyT613, 21 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Rooms are cozy in winter and have big windows so should be airy and cool in summer. The breakfast homemade meusli, jams, marmalade, yoghurt, and muffins were excellent along with toast and a cooked breakfast. Easy location to find, easy to park, great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Culturist, 6 Jul 2012 | Read review
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