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Tui Oaks Motor Inn

84-86 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Al Kharj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Well appointed motor inn with a slightly unusual layout. 2nd bedroom accessible through the bathroom door. Very quiet yet on SH 1 so easy location in and out. Great view of lake from poolside room. Easy walking distance to town

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We selected this motel because it was within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants. The Lake is just across the road, so not only a beautiful view but long walks around the lake are easily accessible. The owners/managers are very helpful and friendly.

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Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

What a delightful place, perfect room, large and airy with the most spectacular lake views. The owners Ian & Liz really know how to make travellers feel safe and welcome and when i return in 18 months I am booking again

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a really good motel in a great location with excellent facilities and very friendly, helpful owners. There was no charge for using the laundry. A hose was available for car washing. It was close to a supermarket and not too far from the centre of Taupo. I'd recommend Tui Oaks as great place to stay.

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Papamoa Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Awesome location, very accomodating and helpful and friendly owners. Rooms spacious, best sleep ever! Amazing views out onto the lake! Thanks for your hospitality nothing was a problem from boat parking to stand up paddleboard storage! Awesome!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

If you are just after a room with a bed this is ok but we stayed during a hot couple of days & had booked a balcony room. We didn't realise till we got here all balcony rooms were on the ground floor and it was one balcony shared by all rooms. To make it worse there is only a/c... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed at Tui Oaks on the busy weekend of the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge. On the way up to Taupo from Wellington our car broke down and we had to be towed to Taupo. We called Tui Oaks and were kindly told it was no issue if we had to check in late. When we arrived the tow truck... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my partner as we are visiting from Australia. The views from our room were great, the rooms were simple but clean and comfortable for a nights stay. Sadly the staff or whoever was in charge couldn't even greet us when we checked in/out & upon check out and I quote "you can go now" after taking... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I went with my family and it was amazing to booked that apartment. No doubt, was clean and tidy. The only thing is that they have got portable heaters, instead of heat pump which keeps little bit warm to the room. Apart from this, all was good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

What a lovely stay. We had a room on the 3rd floor, what breathtaking views of the lake and the snow capped mountains, just awesome. The rooms where very clean and heaps of space. The bed was very comfy - very impressed. The owners were very lovely and welcoming and did well to accommodate our needs. I would recommend others... More 

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