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Prince Motor Lodge

Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 71 hotels in Taupo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nix51 Whakatane, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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Palmerston North
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124 reviews 124 reviews
38 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were pleased to get an upgrade here to a suite. This is a motel style property. Basic. Basic Basic. Rooms are very clean. The location is very good. The towels are not luxurious and the WiFi is painfully slow.

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Te Pirita, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We stayed here for four nights while visiting family, we found the location very handy to everywhere and it was very quiet at night. They have a great Thai place next door where we dined with our family one of our nights stay which you are able to charge back to your room. Staff were very friendly and helpful and... More

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Ashburton, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We stayed here for two nights while visiting family, we found the location very handy to everywhere and it was very quiet at night. They have a great Thai place next door where we dined with our family on our last night stay which you are able to charge back to your room. Staff were very friendly and helpful and... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I stat here whenever in Taupo because it is always clean, tidy and convenient. The operators are personable and welcoming, the breakfast of excellent quality and timely, and the sub-let Thai restaurant is of superior quality. It is a short walk, (7 minutes) to downtown Taupo, where there are plenty of good bars and restaurants. Common fast food restaurants are... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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87 reviews 87 reviews
40 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly reception. The second time Sue has stayed and my first. Very accommodating. The room was spacious and cosy, under floor heating, had a fresh morning but the room was nice and warm. Very clean and tidy. Good parking. Close to town and the lake. We have already booked our next stay in Taupo at the Prince Motor lodge.... 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
Hotel Style
#21 Family 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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