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Private room in house

Retro-styled abode w/ courtyard

Shen & Karl User Profile
Shen & Karl

Retro-styled abode w/ courtyard

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath

Whether you're visiting the Central Plateau region to play in the lake and surrounds, competing in an event or just passing through town, come and enjoy our place in paradise. We're happy to host like-minded, easy-going and dog-friendly people :)


Indoor Fireplace
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

We'd appreciate tidy, respectful guests who are kind to animals :) We're also a non-smoking home.


25 Reviews

Charlie User Profile
July 2016
We had a fantastic stay with Shen and Karl. We were very welcomed when we arrive and felt very much at home during our entire stay. They are both really lovely people and have a beautiful dog called Nova - who is so friendly! Their house is beautiful and we had everything we need…
Clarke User Profile
March 2016
We both had a fantastic stay with Shen, Karl and Nova! Such welcoming hosts they made us feel immediately at home. Their home is beautiful and absolutely immaculate which made our stay all the more enjoyable. Thanks for a wonderful stay and all the advice on things to do in the a…
Siân User Profile
March 2016
Shen and Karl were absolutely wonderful hosts. Shen made us feel right at home from the start and was so friendly it was like we had known her for years. Their dog Nova made us also feel at home once the formalities of sniffing had been completed. Their place is beautiful, clean…
Joel User Profile
March 2016
We had a great stay with Shen and Karl. They went out of their way to make us feel right at home. From the glass of wine and greetings from their adorable dog, Nova, when we arrived, the mints on our pillows, and the great conversation over dinner and in the evening it felt like …
Nick User Profile
October 2016
Shen and Karl were both very warm and friendly, making us feel very welcome in their home. The room/house is exactly as pictured and provided us all we needed for a short stay
Caitlin User Profile
October 2016
Shen & Karl have a lovely tidy, modern house and are very friendly hosts. They give fabulous recommendations for things to do/places to see in and around Taupo. Their dog Nova will also give you a warm welcome.
Dalit User Profile
October 2016
Shen & Karl were the best hosts one could ask for. Their house is designed beautifully, super clean & it feels so warm. Their dog Nova is the happiest cutest we've met. The room was as described, the private bathroom was beautiful & roomy. What we loved most about our short stay …

Hosted by Shen & Karl

Taupo, New ZealandJoined in December 2014
Shen & Karl User Profile
28 Reviews
Kia ora! We're an easy-going, outdoors-loving, eco-minded couple grateful to call beautiful Taupo our home! Karl's a mad keen mountain biker and Shennee's happiest when out climbing on a rock somewhere :) We both love travelling; having spent time in Europe, USA, Asia and Aus…
Languages: English
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