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Great Lake Motel

56 Lake Terrace, | PO Box 221, Taupo, New Zealand
Great Lake Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

When a work colleague and I called in to see what was available one Friday afternoon, we were given two options. One was a studio with two beds, the second a townhouse out the rear of the complex. Choosing option B, we were delighted at a two storey townhouse, bedrooms with full bathrooms upstairs and down, full lounges up and... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at Taupo with no accommodation booked so parked the car intending to check out a few motels then decide. Well, we only looked at this one. Nice 1 bedroom unit, spotlessly clean and well appointed, and the closest to shops and restaurants. No need to drive. Lovely lady at reception. Would definitely stay again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Excellent motel accommodation. Economical, clean facilities,and bathroom & shower,comfortable queen size bed. Quiet on both our stays.breakfast available at reasonable cost.. Made booking for first overnight stay and so impressed made further booking for return journey one week later. Would certainly recommend.

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Auckland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed 2 nights recently as attending a wedding out of Taupo. Very convenient location, step onto the lake front one direction and out the back driveway to the shops the other direction ( opposite Burger King, and only a short walk to all the Taupo shops).We had a 1 bedroomed apartment with 2 single beds in the lounge( we... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great location with stunning views over the Lake handy to walk into the town centre with local restaurants and bars. Quiet, clean, plenty of parking, great laundry facilities and friendly professional staff. Who could ask for more!

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Wairarapa
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Loved the clean, spacious facilities with comfortable bed and parking outside the room. Location was handy, parked the car and walked to the shops and the restaurants. Lake Taupo across the road what an awesome view. Well worth spending a night or two here.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Good location, just minutes walk from shops and restaurants. Modern 3 storey apartment with 1 double bedroom and one double room with single beds. Lockup garage holding 2 cars. Laundry and a plentiful supply of linen and nice thick towels. Lovely views of the lake opposite. The only downside is that the stairs may be a problem for elderly folk... More 

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Basic motel unit, clean and must say comfortable bed. Would suggest top floor, as we stayed on the ground floor and people above made a bit of noise. So handy to everything, we were able to walk to shops and restaurants. Staff very nice.

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Singapore
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The room was clean and the place was easy to find. It was right opposite the lake and we could go for a walk in the mornings and before dinner. We could park our car right outside the door which makes it easy for loading and unloading. Dinner was within walking distance so it was very convenient.

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Lower Hutt
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We (2 couples) stayed in the separate 2 bedroom Apartments, they have great views over the Lake, well appointed, the Apartment is over 3 levels basement large garage then up to living level with Shower, Toilet, Washing Machine and Dryer, well equipped kitchen, underfloor heating in Dining Room and Kitchen, then up to 2 bedrooms each with their own bathrooms.... More 

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