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Anchorage Resort Motel

State Highway 1 | Lake Terrace, Two Mile Bay, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a home away from home then this is the place to stay. The unit we had was like an extra large one bedroom flat with all motel necessities available. Owners are very cheerful, friendly and extremely helpful. Excellent breakfast available. Good sized pool and spa pool. Great view of the lake. Good restaurants not too far away... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

It's tired needs work .But it is clean great location .we were upstairs great view .no ice maker which was a pity .To far to walk to town.host was pleasant .wifi did not work .if up graded would stay again Has a great pool and barbecue area bonus safe area for young children

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It's good rice for over two people, nice lake view(coz the lake is pretty nice lol), quite old facility, lucky we ain't got any broken stuff but we find out some light bulb are different color with others and Wifi doesn't work. Parking is pretty pain in the back of the building.

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This was our second stay at The Anchorage, Taupo. The room was extremely well equipped and comfortable. The views were stunning. Since our previous stay in 2011 some improvements and upgrades had been made. The pool was lovely as was the hot tub. The host was friendly and helpful

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Paid $218 per night The place was delapidated perished chiped old terrible!! Net didn't work Fox only got 3 of the huge amount advertised Extremely disappointed I would not recommend this place there are a lot of beautiful places to stay for this price

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Waitakere City, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Had a good 1 night stay - with 3 teen boys. Good value for money, the pool was good fun - I was just a bit disappointed was so far from the Center (my mistake when booking). The host is super friendly and helpful.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I have stayed here on numerous occasions, and find it consistent. The resort underwent some major upgrades years ago, with the addition of upstairs rooms. What I particularly like is the availability of rooms with bedrooms that are separate from the lounge. (Non studio rooms). If, like me, you are a morning person and have a partner who is not,... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A good value motel near the lake but on the far side of the road. Clean, tidy and comfortable . Good sized rooms with kitchen area and large comfortable beds. Plenty of barbeque facilities. The one we used was brand new and had never been used. A good sized pool with a hot tub. Great for children but a bit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed for one night here, and whilst there are a number of positives, there are a couple of negatives that can be so easily remedied and improve the overall rating of this place. The positives being the location, the unit size, the facilities (in room and out), and the friendliness of the host. The negative being that the unit we... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The greeting and degree of helpfulness rates as a main factor when I review a place. This motel is not a motel with all bells and whistles but it offer everything you need. Great for kids. The host gave us a warm welcome and very helpful during our stay. Great value for money for us. Pool, spa pool, barbecue, some... More 

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