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Birchlands Motel

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120 Roberts St | Corner of Kaimanawa & Roberts, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hastings, New Zealand
2 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything great about our stay at this motel. Owners very obliging, amenities outstanding, comfortable beds, SKY TV, couch in the lounge, kitchen with many appliances, view of the lake, walking distance to town and cafes, warm and cosy heating etc.

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Coffs Harbour
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29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an older style motel but it was very comfortable, well equipped, clean and well located. We had a two bedroom apartment style unit. There was a kitchen which was well equipped. It had a separate fridge and freezer. The apartment was very roomy. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The price was also great. We would recommend... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price this motel is great quality. It's on the ground floor, lake view, close to town. The bathroom is roomy easy access. Great kitchen if you want to cook. I would only make one improvement that would be to renew the bed. The hosts are very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came across the Birchlands Motel by accident, from the outside it was an unassuming and unpretenious small motel BUT on the inside it was a revelation. Beautifully appointed, spotlessly clean, comfortable beds in a quiet location. We couldn't fault it, also price wise it was very reasonable. We would definitely stay here again and have recommended... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured through New Zealand, staying at fourteen different motels/hotels, and this one was one of our favorites. Upon arrival we were upgraded to the two bedroom apartment. This was awesome for our family of four. The furnishings looked new, the kitchenette was well appointed, the beds were comfortable, and everything was very clean. The wifi also worked very well.... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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77 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as we entered we knew we would like. Very clean and new looking, separate bedroom, Separate toilet in the shower room.Plenty of hot water and very good heating system.The kitchen area has all that you need including a full stove.Plenty of utensils The reclining settee is great to fall to sleep watching TV Ha Ha. The weather was... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Birchlands Motel, we were made to feel very welcome and having our dog with us was no problem, the motel is well positioned being close to town and the lake, we liked the room very much which was lovely and warm upon our arrival and had all that we need. We would recommend the motel... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have often stayed in Taupo but this stay at Birchlands motel was my first and it only happened because our 'usual' was full up. It was my lucky day. I found Birchlands spotlessly clean and warm (silent heat pump used some of the time) well aired with its own front and back doors and a little area outside with... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As others have noted, this is a hidden gem. This is my second visit to Taupo. The previous stay at Camelia Motel was a disappointment. Hence I was sceptical of this as well. From outside, it has a 60-70's look. Once you are in its very different. Furnishings are very modern, with nice beds and nice blankets! Electric blanket is... More 

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Auckland
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18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

As other reviewers have said, this motel has no outward glitz or glamour but was perfectly fit for purpose. New carpet was a luxury and the unit and all fittings were spotless. The owners are on a mission to renovate what was probably once a tired brick unit block and are doing a superb job. Very friendly and some nice... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We are continually taking steps to modernise the property, and now that we have completed the upgrade to the new carpets we do have plans for some further exterior work to further enhance the property. Direct bookings with us or via TripAdvisor receive unlimited WiFi, and as you mentioned... More 

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