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Dunrovin Motel

140 Heu Heu St, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #47 of 71 hotels in Taupo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014
KarenL63 Wellington, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Christchurch
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Whangaparaoa, Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

great value, old fashioned but tidy, alot more room and privacy than other places at a similar price, only 5 mins walk to downtown taupo and lake. at only $97 per night for a unit you cant really complain:)

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

An older style motel representing good value for money. We had a two bedroom unit at the price of a room elsewhere in town. Furnishings were older and a bit tired in places but meticulously clean. Good location close to the centre of town, but at the same time quiet. Would stay there again. Our nine year old enjoyed the... More

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Aotearoa New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

I stayed here on the recommendation of a business friend. When you are on the road selling all you want is a quiet, clean and warm place to stay. The Free Internet was a first for me. Havn't come across that before now! Well done Colin and Yen who are quiet yet friendly couple. This place would be awesome for... More

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Ukiah, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2010

This Motel was ok but lacked a few basics. The welcome was quite poor and almost seemed to be an effort. The owners kept their distance during our stay which was a bit of a shame and weren't particularly friendly. The unit was alright, although it was quite dark and there were no nets on the big French windows which... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2009

Date: 11th&12th May 2009 reviewer; TripAdviser member, Steve Dent,Newcastle Australia. My partner and myself stayed two nights and were sorry to go,the unit was spotlessly clean the cooking facilities were excellent as was the bedroom and lounge. I would recommend this motel to all of my friends. Steve Dent.

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Address: 140 Heu Heu St, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a centrally located motel, 6 minutes walk to the lake and 7 minutes walk to the town centre.We have a peaceful garden and ample off street parking. One of Taupo's original motels established in 1962 we offer units with charm and contemporary features, free wifi, sky tv,all units have cooking facilities. Lockup garage for bikes & motorbikes. 8 ground floor units, 2 Studio, 3 Two bedroom and 3 one bedroom. ... more   less 
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