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Clearwater Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I rarely give ourselves the chance for a getaway, and are so glad that we chose Clearwater Motor Lodge to spend our long awaited 5 days in Taupo. From the very friendly welcome, to the magnificent views from our immaculate, quiet room right on the lakeside, we couldn't have asked for more. We always felt comfortable to... More

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

This was the first place we stopped at when looking for accommodation in Taupo and it was excellent. On the very edge of the lake and away from the traffic. We were in room 10 and enjoyed an uninterrupted view of the lake and mountains beyond from the in room spa. The room was super clean with sun all day... More

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are just home from a great weekend at Taupo staying at the Clearwater Motor Lodge. This motel is situated right on the edge of the lake (no roads to cross) and our unit had wonderful views across the lake to the snow capped mountains.A paved walkway by the lakes edge offered great walks (or biking) around the lake in... More

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lewisco, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Tim, great to hear you enjoyed your birthday weekend with us & agree our that our location and facilities are quite unique. See you next year! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were checked into a lake edge room, with views across Lake Taupo to the magnificent snow covered mountains of Ruapheu. The weather was crisp and clear, not a cloud in the sky and sitting by the window looking out we could have been a million miles from civilisation! The room was comfortable,well appointed with recently renovated bathroom and a... More

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lewisco, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review & pleased you enjoyed our location etc. Cycling is a huge growth industry in Taupo with an extensive net work of tracks including the picturesque lake front option which you obviously enjoyed. Look forward to seeing you again. More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I booked a lakeview room for my partner recently when she visited Taupo. As a travel agent, I'm fussy on where our family stays and I have to say that I was impressed with the feedback I received. The in-room spa was perfect, the room naturally warm and the team very friendly. The resort is located just along the lakefront... More

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lewisco, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Great to meet you guys and thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us - a completely different environment & climate to Queensland, no doubt!! More

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Have stayed before and will stay again. Beautiful rooms and stunning outlook. Spa pool in every room. If you frequent Taupo you can join Video Ezy and hire DVD's that can be watched from your spa pool. Some fine dining available in walking distance from motel. Thanks for the bright and cheerful welcome Tom

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lewisco, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Nice to have you back & to meet you in person - look forward to seeing you again soon and agree that our position & facilities are quite special. More

Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Our weekend getaway was fantastic! Perfect location with panoramic views of the lake and snow capped mountains. Friendly hosts, clean warm room with a huge spa pool. So close to fabulous restaurants and the city too. Perfecto!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment & we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. More

Waikato Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My girlfriend and I stay here every year during winter and this year has been our best yet. Tom and Leone are now running the motel and doing a wonderful job. We were given a great winter special which includes a free continental breakfast, so we upgraded to the cooked breakfast and just paid the difference ($4) which was so... More

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lewisco, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again next year> More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nice place to stay, right on the lake. Didnt like the dirty bed cover and the pillows were stained but we overlooked that as the view was great, but an update of the rooms would attract better business im sure

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lewisco, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Unfortunately we are unable to trace which room you are referring to, so have checked all Units pillows & duvets but no"stains" were found anywhere. What surprises us that all pillows are within new pillow protectors & the duvets washed regularly, plus all rooms are checked after cleaning. Previous reviews would suggest a high standard of cleanliness & as owner/operators... More

Matamata, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Top service, location is great, Close enough to shopping areas, Restaurants etc without being right in the the middle of it all! The view is amazing! Also the spa bath in the room is great! Will be back!

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Pleased you enjoyed our facilities & views. We look forward to seeing you again. More

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Address: 229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Clearwater Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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