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Baycrest Lodge

4.5 of 5 79 Mere Rd, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to make a last minute booking due to family emergency and Simon the owner / manager made everything so easy. The room was large and very clean with great views over the lake. The king size bed was very comfortable and there was a kitchenette equiped with everything you could possibly need to self cater - fridge, small double... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly welcome, the pool was great and open late, the rooms very spacious and clean. However there was no air-conditioning and rooms very stuffy, so during the night had to have windows and doors open which then let in the noise from the main road. One of windows in room was hard to open due to latch being broken and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Checking in was an absolute breeze. Really wish I had caught the gentleman's name, but was almost comatose after a long day driving. This hotel has a really lovely view and rooms are extremely well appointed. Would recommend this hotel to anyone and woukd gladly stay there myself anytime. Wish we had been able to stay longer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I rate this place. Very comfortable, immaculate, quiet place to stay. The host was very jovial, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The facilities are first class. It is located in a quiet street, yet is literally across the road from the waterfront. We walked along the lake after dinner, what a way to see and end to the... More 

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Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We enjoyed 2 nights here in January at peak holiday time and have to say it is one of the best motels we have stayed at in Taupo - and we have stayed in many over the years. Very friendly greeting and efficient check in process, clean and modern rooms with plenty of space. We were upstairs and had glorious... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Booked and stayed three nights in January this year. The Motel is situated a good 10 to 15 minute walk to the nearest eatery,so most of the time we found ourselves having to drive to dinner each night. The Motel is just off the main road so it was fairly quiet, with only a 2 minute walk to the lake.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We spent a week at this motel and loved every second we were here. The motel has amazing facilities that are perfect for families from the lovely spacious rooms to the thermal pool and its great location..5 mins walk to the late. All of this is topped off by the private thermal tubs in each room and the awesome managers... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Given this motel is rated in the top 20% for the tourist hot-spot of Taupo, and was the most expensive we stayed at by a wide margin, my expectations were high. The motel was clean, neat and in good order but did not live up to expectations nor value for money. Location is in a residential area a bit out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We area family of four who travel through Taupo a couple times a year and usually stay at a slightly cheaper motel (only $15.00) less. But every penny counts right! Well this time we decided to splurge out a little more. We are so pleased we did. Upon driving in, the motel looked very tidy but perhaps a little bland.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Me and my family stayed at Baycrest Lodge for one night in December and were very happy with our stay! We stayed in an Executive Spa Family Room with View and it was absolutely beautiful! When we arrived the check-in was smooth and pleasant, staff were extremely helpful and chatty! When we got into our room we were blown away... More 

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Address: 79 Mere Rd, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Baycrest Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Flag Hotel Baycrest
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#9 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#24 Family Hotel in Taupo

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