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Birchlands Motel

120 Roberts St | Corner of Kaimanawa & Roberts, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 72 hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great one bedroom apartment. Very clean and tidy - everything you need. Even given a small bottle of milk which was great for our teas on a cold sunny but wintry morning! Easy to find and very close to central Taupo shops and restaurants. Friendly owners, would definitely come back.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from many of other peoples reviews one will guess that the outside is of an old fashion motel .... but the inside is impeccably clean ,and tastefully decorated with EVERYTHING that you really need .. the shops and lake are both close ... and there are menus of various restaurant cafes ect and for a small fee pick up is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value well equipped place. An older style building but nice and tidy inside and will stay again. Had a lot of thought in the items at game inside and would only recommend placing microwave on shelf to give more bench space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took a dash across NZ in two weeks. This was the best hotel from our trip. We could walk or ride into town. Staff were so helpful and sweet. We got a lovely breakfast basket and a coupon to an Indian restaurant. I loved having a full kitchen in our newly remodeled room. Peaceful, great amenities,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Birchlands Motel certainly ticked all the boxes for us. Although this is an older style motel from the outside, the inside of the unit was thoughtfully and tastefully equipped with modern quality appliances, utensils and linen. The unit was absolutely spotless, and I appreciated the attention to detail - from the room being preheated for our arrival, to the range... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Birchlands is very much an older style motel, but has been seriously refurbished while still retaining some of the old features, giving it character and comfort. The motel itself is tiny, only four units I believe along with a small outside area at the back of each room. The rooms however are spacious and very well set up for self-catering,... More

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Ben and we really appreciate that you are able to note the enhancements that we've made with the renovations while still retaining the character and charm of a small property. We are spoilt with the size of the units, all being either One or Two Bedroom units with separate sleeping areas from the lounge and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Fantastic little Motel, very clean with everything you need. Quiet location but very handy to town. The owners couldn't do enough for you, would differently stay here again. Great little patio area out the back of all the rooms for a private outdoor space.

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Sharon, and we are pleased that you found our property to be clean and welcoming after staying at other properties in Taupo. We are ideally located to town and also to a neighbouring conference venue that you were attending, and we were more than happy to be of service in your needs along with the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My mother and I stayed at Birchlands for a night. I chose this motel for it's location off the main road but easy walking to the shopping precinct. Yes, it was quiet with great views across the reserve to the mountains and lake. The units are quaintly 1960's on the outside but really nicely refurbished inside. The well appointed kitchen... More

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that the facilities of the room such as the full kitchen and condiments selection enabled you to cook your own meals, and that you found the unit to be clean and a comfortable place to stay while you were in Taupo. We are spoilt with our views out across the Reserve... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Reasonably priced, clean, comfortable with everything you'd need for a stay and in a very good location, short walk to the town and to the lake, with the park out front Bevan and Per were approachable and helpful.

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Thomas, and we appreciate you taking the time to post a review. We do have a great location set back from the main Lake Terrace Road off the Reserve with a great outlook from all the units across the lake towards the mountains. It's great having the green space in front of us too, yet... More

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Found this motel amongst the many listed in the AA Accommodation book. Once in Taupo it is easy to find, is reasonablly priced and close to the Lake and shops. The rooms are comfortable and well furnished (although I found the colours a little masculine), and the 'little extras' are a nice touch. Bevan and Per, the hosts, are very... More

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

We are very fortunate with the location we have, being close to town and the lake with views of the lake and mountains across the reserve in front of us. We've tried to keep the colours as neutral as possible while injecting a few accents here and there. We look forward to hosting you again on return travels to Taupo. More

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Address: 120 Roberts St | Corner of Kaimanawa & Roberts, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Airport Transportation
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Taupo #9 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable & affordable accommodation in Taupo. Birchlands Motel is just 2 minutes walk to the lake front and 5 minutes to the central business district and we have a choice of one or two bedroom units, all with separate lounge / sleeping areas, fully equipped kitchens with filtered water, heat pump and private rear patio areas. Each unit has its own off street car park and we have off street parking available for your boat / trailer by arrangement. Up to 2Gb FREE WiFi per day available when booked directly with us, different limits may apply when booking through other online booking agencies or travel agents. Pets are also welcome by arrangement. They must be toilet trained and bring their own bedding. A $20.00NZD cash soiling deposit will be payable to reception on check in, refundable on check out. ... more   less 
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