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Prince Motor Lodge

Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at Prince Motor Lodge and it again met with our high expectations. Wonderful friendly staff, clean immaculate rooms with a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere makes for a great place to stay when you visit Taupo next. So close to the lake as well to take a walk after dinner or take lunch down and sit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed here with our family .and will definitely be returning here each time we travel to Taupo as we found this motel is perfect in every way including great location, close to town and restaurants with full charge back facilities, friendly unobtrusive staff with great local knowledge and most importantly priced right and very clean and warm and... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really must write another review about this Motel, they really go the extra mile to welcome you and it is so convenient to the town and restaurants. The rooms are comfortable, very warm and welcoming. The Hosts are really amazing people and cant do enough to help. Once again we found to just park your car and relax was... More

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Te Pirita, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family once again had a fantastic stay here! We were greeted with a wonderful warm welcome. The room had ample room for our family. It's nice and close to the park for the wee ones and restaurants close by there is also a Thai restaurant on site witch is lovely :) see you again soon!

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Hamilton
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motor lodge is fantastic. What we loved about it the most were the owners (who were so lovely and happy to see us) and the comfy beds. The highlight though? was the fresh daphne that had been picked and put in a vase - the smell as we walked into our room was simply beautiful. The beds were very... More

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Upon requesting a studio for a couple just for one night, we were given a 1 bdrm unit at no extra cost. This had a lounge/dining, kitchenette, spacious bathroom with large bath plus shower, and a queen bedroom with wardrobe, TV and armchair. The layout is a large square with units surrounding a large carpark. The manager was very courteous... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were pleasantly suprised to find this great stay for such a reasonable price. Walking distance to everything you need. Spacious and great facilities nice bedding and pillows. Was very kid friendly with space to scooter. Managers were super friendly. Would recommend a stay here.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We booked a night over the phone direct, but didnt get the usual happy reception welcome. We were told the number of our room and that was that. Room 5- was . . ok, but in need of freshen up. The bathroom had mould on ceiling above the shower and central heating didn't work. I mentioned the mould problem and... More

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8039, Manager at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Anne, sorry to hear that you didn’t find our reception as welcoming as normal. We do endeavor to engage with our customers as much as possible, while respecting their need to get to their room to relax after traveling and arriving in darkness. Unfortunately the underground flooring was under major repairs, requiring intensive investigation and man hours to resolve.... More

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Thank you Prince Motel Taupo & hosts Ron & Julie Mitchell . Our room 117 with spa bath was again wonderful , the bed was sooo big & comfortable we didn't want to leave . The meal in the restaurant attached to motel was a 10 out of 10 , it's good to be able to have a wine &... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had not stayed here for several years and found that there had been some redecoration since our last visit. The rooms are a good size with a small kitchenette just inside the unit door. The bed was very comfortable and it was nice to have a two seater sofa to sit on as well as a table to eat... More

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Address: Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#18 Family Hotel in Taupo #27 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of Taupo township, the Prince Motor Lodge offers 32 fully appointed units only a two minute stroll to both the town centre and the shores of Lake Taupo. Central New Zealand accommodation at its best. The lodge has 32 ground floor units including spa bath suites, all serviced daily. SKY Digital, wireless internet, large LCD televisions, queen sized beds and a private spa pool help to create the ideal location for your next holiday, corporate stop over or conference. With a selection of room categories available, you will be spoilt with choice. From studio units to One Bedroom Suites... or why not enjoy one of the newly re-decorated Deluxe units. Owner Operators, Ron and Julie Mitchell look forward to welcoming you to the Prince Motor Lodge. "We strive to provide all our guests with comfortable accommodation and a memorable stay. Your 'home away from home', where you can enjoy the wonders of this stunning part of New Zealand - Great Lake Taupo". ... more   less 
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