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The Haven Guest House

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The Haven Guest House

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Welcome to your family-friendly getaway with a difference! Less than 10 minutes to Taupo town centre, our clean and warm guest house is perfect for your holiday. Enjoy a country style continental breakfast with fresh bread, muesli, juice, fruit and yoghurt. Separate from the main house, you can enjoy your privacy or we are always happy for a chat. Kids can roam our five acre farmlet, playing with our friendly sheep, chickens and ducks. Come and relax at The Haven Guest House!


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 bunk bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM


Step-free access to the bedroom
Handheld shower head


148 Reviews

Danielle User Profile
August 2018
Was a wonderful place to stay, house was clean and the friendly chickens were very cute each morning. The breakfast was a lovely surprise.
Joleen User Profile
May 2018
Stayed 2 nights and everyone had a great time! Woke up to nature and cute farm animals, with a bonus of a chick too. Would definitely stay here again! Thank you.
Prabuddha User Profile
April 2018
Beautiful place with everything you need. My son loved chasing the chickens around. It was great having a chat with Andrew and what a lovely family. Highly recommend you stay here!
Indigo User Profile
March 2018
Just a tiny drive out of town, but worth it. Greeted by chooks and ducks and splendid trees. The Cottage is spacious and feels just like home. Lovely and friendly hosts. Couldn't ask for more. Highly recommended.
Holly User Profile
February 2018
We had such a relaxing stay at Deborahs place. The guest house was spacious with all the amenities for a comfortable stay. Deborah had fresh home-made bread, yoghurt, juice, butter and milk waiting for us which was all very delicious and such a thoughtful touch. We loved playing …
Sarah User Profile
February 2018
What a gorgeous little place! Outside the hustle and bustle of Taupo and into the lush green hills filled with chickens, ducks, bunnies and cows. Our 16 mth old loved nothing more than feeding the animals our scraps and watching the friendly rooster come by the window to say hell…
Renee User Profile
January 2018
We stayed almost a week, and had a nice time, it is very close to Lake Taupō and shops, restaurants etc and the farm animals were charming, in a nice quiet neighbourhood.

Hosted by Deborah

Taupo, New ZealandJoined in June 2016
Deborah User Profile
153 Reviews
Hi, we are Andrew and Deborah Horton. We have the privilege of living in this beautiful part of the world! Together we raise our 8 children on our little farmlet. We love to experience life to the fullest and enjoy boating, skiing (water and snow), bike riding, surfing, hiking.…
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