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Sails Motor Lodge

#13 of 73 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
138 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Sails)
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to stay right across from Lake Taupo. Neat and tidy, well presented rooms with Spa. Great views of the Lake from private balcony. Provided baby cot for our 5month old. Highly Recommended A+++

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Jason and I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again one day More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent place to stay! Super clean and comfy... Service with a smile! Great location great views of the lake, absolutely loved it and will be back for sure.. No issues.. The cot was waiting in the room when we arrived.. Super spacious!

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Jason and I would like to thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Hawick, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for a couple of days in late January(2nd visit) and have no problem in recommending SML. Ideally situated for lake beach access and the apartments were comfortable and well appointed. Friendly staff made us feel welcome. Overall rating would have ticked all the boxes but worth pointing out that it is a fair distance from Taupo centre. Not a... More 

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Sails, Jason and I really appreciate your feedback. Taupo centre is approximately 1 km away but as you say there are restaurants within even closer walking distance. We look forward to your next stay with us. More 

Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky to find this exceptional lodging in a very busy holiday spot. The staff were very helpful. The room was both extremely clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom offered a hot tub and shower. During our stay, we met some other folk who have been here several times over the years. We had a nice balcony to sit... More 

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we appreciate you taking the time to do so. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again one day. More 

Feilding, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely clean unit and friendly, helpful front desk staff. Thankyou for another pleasant stay. Views beautiful and you can park your vehicle so the view is not obscured. Fabulous location for swimming, biking or walking

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I saw the "Best Western" sign outside this complex I expected not to like it and it is true that the appartments are somewhat basic and could do with a bit of refurbishment. However what makes up for this is a great view of the lake and easy access for walking or swimming if you are so inclined. On... More 

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Placerville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good location with Great Lake views. Hotel staff was really friendly & helpful. Room was clean & kitchen hub was fully equipped. I didn't give it a 5 only because the fold out couch was a bit hard - but that is to be expected with fold out couches. We did enjoy the hot water beach which was across... More 

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Jason and I appreciate you taking the time to review your stay at Sails. We are glad you enjoyed the views and look forward to a return visit should you get a chance to visit Taupo again More 

Hawera
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely clean well appointed rooms. Walk across the road and your on the lake & short drive & you are in town. It was really hot while we were in taupo so air con unit was greatly appreciated. Friendly staff 😊

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Sails. More 

Te Puke
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely view from the room and deck. Nice big bed . Room was well presented and clean. Nice to walk over to the lake for a swim. Easy walking distance to the restaurants and shops. We had a back unit so no road noise.

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we appreciate you taking the time to write it. It's nice to hear you enjoyed your stay at Sails. More 

Taranaki Region, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely modern clean room with stunning lake views. I liked that the room had a balcony so we could admire the view. The sails is in a great location and Walking distance to Restaurants was a bonus. The staff were friendly.

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the gorgeous views More 

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