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Anchorage Resort Motel

3.5 of 5 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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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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121 reviews 121 reviews
39 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
17 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Stayed overnight as we drove back to Auckland from Palmerston North and had a stopover. The place is located slightly out of town which is nice and quiet. It does have a great view of the lake and it was a nice morning on our leaving day which was good. The staff were friendly and helpful - Even allowed a... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had room 10 and discovered no issues at all. It was clean, GREAT view, room service was very friendly with great attention to detail in cleaning the room each day. We ended up moving our mattress into the lounge area so we could watch TV at night more comfortably and wake up with the sunrise over the lake each... More 

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Beenleigh, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The view from our room was nice, it had a comfortable bed and had easy access to tourist attractions. We stayed in room 2 while we were there and have to say it's rather neglected. If it wasn't for the view I probably wouldn't stay there again. I don't know if it's lack of money or bad management but some... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I decided instead of driving back home after flying to Taupo from Wellington, i decided to book a motel. I paid $104 through Wotif for a lakeview upstairs apartment. The lady at reception was lovely! Carparking was available under the units which was handy. My huge room had a fantastic view of Two Mile Bay. Was a little dated, but... More 

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Address: State Highway 1 | Lake Terrace, Two Mile Bay, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Anchorage Resort Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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