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Rive Gauche Guest Facilities

Rive Gauche B&B Lodge offers stylish accommodation in a purpose-built, architect-designed home located in a peaceful semi-rural setting with its own vineyard. This luxury homestay property is located near Huka Falls, a convenient 2.5 kms from Lake Taupo. 
Rive Gauche offers top quality accommodation in 2 bed and breakfast rooms and a self-catering studio with a flexible B&B option. 
The lodge's main lounge has views over the property's own vineyard and the Waikato River valley.
Special features include an open wood fire and piano. 

B&B guests are offered welcome drinks and/or an aperitif (a glass of Rive Gauche pinot gris) before heading out to dinner.

  • Breakfast is served in our main dining room between 8 and 9 am or at a time to suit your needs. We are happy to cater for guests with special requirements.
  • A kitchenette with fridge, crockery and tea/coffee making facilities is available for guests in the bed & breakfast guest wing. 
  • Free Wifi access is available in all rooms, Freeview TV in two guests rooms (King room and studio) and in our main lounge.
  • Laundry facilities are available on request. A small charge applies for use of the clothes dryer.
  • Off-street parking and safe storage is available for bikes etc.
  • Take a 35 minute walk to the Huka Falls, New Zealand's best known natural tourist attraction.
  • Wairakei International golf course and eco sanctuary is only 5 km away.

Rive Gauche Environment and Smoking Policies

We endeavour to be environmentally-friendly by using ecological cleaning products, following organic gardening principles, avoiding toxic sprays, composting green waste and recycling rubbish. A heat exchange system is used for water heating and we have heat pumps in our living areas and in the studio.

The house is double-glazed throughout. While we don't ban smokers, we have a non-smoking policy inside our home and ask that you smoke outside and remove any butts.

Contact Details

Your hosts Lynne Fauchelle & Jim Veitch

128 Ferndale Way, RD4, Taupo 3384, New Zealand

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