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Acapulco Motor Inn

4.0 of 5 19 Rifle Range Road | Taupo, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars

We had a large corner room with everything we needed for a comfortable 3 night stay. This motel appears to be quite new, it isn't scenic, the motel rooms are set round a rectangle of concrete with parking bays near each room. It is a short walk to the lake and about 5-10 mins to the shopping area. The wifi... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights. Very comfortable with great kitchenette and fantastic shower. The room and en-suite were extremely spacious. Pretty garden quiet area. Close to the lake and town. Very friendly staff. I would definitely stay here again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with family for 2 nights in a two bedroomed apartment. We booked this motel because it had air conditioning but we couldn't use it because it absolutely stank of fish. It was gross. Obviously the unit had not been cleaned for some time which is a worry. The unit was also covered in dust. Aside from this the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, clean, full Sky TV, loved it great owners handy to town and the lake. I will definitely stay again. Easy check-in and out. My room was v well appointed with a spa bath and separate shower in a huge bathroom and kitchen

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Motel was comfortable and had all you needed for a short stay, however I wouldn't have wanted to stay there for a long stay. It was basic and a bit grubby in places, I couldn't have the air con on as it stunk of fish, but luckily it wasn't too warm, so I did without. Think it needed a... More 

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Katikati, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in February 2015 with friends who were visiting from the UK. The two bed roomed unit we had was exactly what we needed, The place was very clean and comfortable, and the staff were very helpful. Also centrally located for an easy 5-10 minute walk into town.

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

We booked this motel after trying to find a wheelchair accessible motel in Taupo. Rob seemed to be theconly peron that knew what wheelchair accessible meant. Room 8 is where we stayed for two nights. A very clean and comfortable room with leg room under the kichen bench and a good size bathroom with wheel in shower (roll in shower).... More 

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Perth, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this motel in a studio room for two nights in late December, having booked it after reading reviews here on TripAdvisor. On arrival we were met by the friendly owner (Rob, if I remember correctly) . He talked us through a few things then led us to our room. At first I was a little disappointed as... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the room was very big for NZ standard and had a very nice whirlpool (we loved it!). bed was comfortable as it was not so soft as many other hotel beds. all kitchen utensils available. we liked the little green space behind the house. one of the few hotels providing free wifi. location was ok. only around 10-15 min. to... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when you look at the front of this motor inn you this hello 1930's but the owners have spent a lot of money on the interiors and they are beautiful and modern and clean. we had two rooms and both had spa baths and beautiful bathrooms and bedrooms, they also let you do your washing for free and you can... More 

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Address: 19 Rifle Range Road | Taupo, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Acapulco Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Taupo
#16 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#20 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#21 Family Hotel in Taupo

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