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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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34 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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41 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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Singapore, Singapore
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Nice serene location facing Lake Taupo. Take a walk across the road and you'd see ducks and swans, kids diving off the jetty and kids catching small fishes in the lake. My kids are happy not crossing the road and remain at the motel. The pool side trampoline is a big draw.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We decided to stop over in Taupo on route to Auckland from wellington. Made a last minute booking about 5 PM with a late arrival 10 PM . This was not a problem to them they left key for us and the lights on. The unit was spacious and clean and well appointed with great view of Lake . We... More 

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