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Cottage 1 minute from Lake Taupo and River

Ellie is a superhost.

Cottage 1 minute from Lake Taupo and River

5 guests3 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Ellie is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Come and relax at the Cottage.......Close to great views, family-friendly activities, You’ll love my place because of the location - halfway between Taupo and Turangi, a 1 minute dawdle to Lake Taupo and the famous Hinemaaia River.
Trout fishing, Walk the Tongariro Access, Taranaki Falls trail, countless hiking /bike trails, adventure activities, swimming, great times. Hot thermal pools in either Taupo/Turangi.


Indoor fireplace
Hot water
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed


Step-free access to the bedroom
Extra space around bed



6 reviews
Stylish space
Quick responses
Nick User Profile
October 2019
Awesome place in Hatape, very clean with everything you need for a weekend away. A very short walk to the lake and river walking tracks. 50 Min Drive to Whakapapa.
Prue User Profile
September 2019
Just a treat to stay - stylish surrounds & the cottage was so rural although very accessible from main road. A retreat feeling with birds & natives. Close walk to the lake - great & going back!
Mandy-Jo User Profile
June 2019
Such a beautiful place loved it so much!!
Yuki User Profile
September 2019
My friends and I are all like ellie’s fairfly cottage very much. It’s full of art circumstance,quite closer to Taupo lake. The fireplace gave us so different feeling. The beds also very comfortable. Ellie sent me a quite detailed email foreverything instruction which let us easy…
Marta User Profile
March 2019
We absolutely loved our stay in Ellie's beautiful cottage. It is peaceful, beautifully decorated, fully equiped with everything we needed and more and has a homely feel to it that seriously made our trip to NZ. Ellie was a great host, not only making communication really easy and…
Lasse User Profile
February 2019
Amazing place! Very stylish in a personal way and really felt like a home away from home. Great location right by the lake where the sunset can be enjoyed. We truly enjoyed our stay here!

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Hosted by Ellie

New Zealand, New ZealandJoined in March 2017
Ellie User Profile
102 Reviews
Ellie is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Semi retired New Zealander wanting to see a little bit of the world. Lives by Lake Taupo not too far from an active volcano in the central plateau area of the North Island. Also an airbnb international host.
Interaction with guests
Im contactable if you need anything just let me know.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 4PM - 9PM
Checkout: 10AM
4PM - 9PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events