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Dunrovin Motel

140 Heu Heu St, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night to break up the drive from Auckland to Wellington and this place was very affordable. We received excellent service from arrival to departure. We stayed in Unit 2. It's spacious and clean with a double bed, dining table, kitchenette (with hot plate), cups, plates and everything you'd need for a short stay. The bathroom is... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our studio was like a self-contained apartment: it had everything we needed, including a well-facilitated kitchen, dining table and chairs, a comfy bed, armchair, cable tv, and an ensuite bathroom. The decor is old-fashioned but but the studios are large and have lots of storage space. The location is excellent, only 10 minutes walking distance from the town centre. The... More 

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189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

OK, so the gardens need weeding and some things need updating. But the place is clean, quiet, spacious and a very good price. We saw the owner doing the housekeeping himself; and, while a bit distant, he was pleasant to deal with. Taupo itself is highly overrated--not much of interest going on there, especially in the blustery windstorm.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is by far the most affordable option we could find in Taupo. We booked a one bedroom unit for the price of a studio elsewhere and the owner upgraded us to a two bedroom for free! Very retro décor and some things are a bit tired (our kitchen cupboard latches were broken), but you get lots of space, a... More 

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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Loved this retro little holiday park, nice clean accommodation in a quiet area, a short walk to the lake and town centre Everything you could possibly need in this lodge in terms of pots and pans, plenty of crockery etc, comfy bed (although I thought there were a few too many covers on the bed and maybe just one quilt... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Clean and had all the basics. Comfy bed and nice quiet area. Easy flat walk to town. However our taps dripped constantly which was not good for the environment or the sound quality. Had some nice homely touches like a milk jug.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I have stayed here a couple of times in the last two months. Although the motel is quite old and the interior and fittings are a bit dated, it was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The owner is polite and helpful. Its location is only a 5 minute walk from the central business area and nightlife. Will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I love the charm of this hotel and always like staying in the older non-chain hotels - when you can find one thats clean and well maintained. This place was immaculate! And finally a hotel where you can open the windows and door and let in some fresh air. It was nice to have the kettle in the morning to... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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30 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Nice units, fully equipped, free internet (rare for taupo). The motel is not far away from downtown and about 5 blocks away from the lake. It has a few units so you should book fast, they have a peto rabbit that is very friendly (there was a friendly rabbit.... maybe it wasnt theirs) The owner will be happy to help... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This motel is situated off a quiet street in this nice town, and far enough away to be really peaceful. It is small, and the owner extremely friendly and willing to please. And in addition, he has a pet rabbit which wanders around the site. The rooms are neat, clean, very well-equipped, and inexpensive. We will certainly stay there next... More 

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Address: 140 Heu Heu St, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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