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Clearwater Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a lovely stay for our Wedding Anniversary. Felt like we were floating on water we were so close. Enjoyed watching the beautiful sunset from the Spa in our room and felt very relaxed in the well presented, clean and spacious room. Thanks so much for looking after us and for your friendly service, everything was amazing! Would recommend to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved staying in Taupo and were made to feel very welcome by helpful owners Leone and Tim.Our studio had beautiful views over the lake and we enjoyed the in room spa with plenty of room for two as well as the thermal plunge pool which was great to relax in when it was quite cool outside.The 38 Deg warmed... More 

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

We enjoyed meeting you & pleased you enjoyed your stay and our unique location. More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed 2 nights in the midle of November at the Clearwater Motor Lodge. As soon as I arrived I was warmly greeted by the owners/hosts Leone and Tim. Throughout my stay they made me feel at home and were very helpful in recommending sights and excellent restaurants to dine. The Lodge is located in a great location within... More 

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

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay & your "down Under". We both enjoyed having you to stay & hope to see you again in the future plus thank you for your review. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Loved our stay here. So friendly, great accommodation, really warm and tidy. Also the owners went out of their way to look after us and were so helpful in returning a doll our daughter left behind! We will stay here again anytime we are in Taupo!

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased the doll arrived safely. See you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed here from 7-9 November and cannot fault the motel or the friendly, helpful service we received. It was spotless, we were provided with nice little extras, plunger coffee for example! The view from our room was stunning. We are from the UK and if we ever came this way again, this is where we would stay Pat and... More 

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

we enjoyed meeting you & thanks for taking the time to write your review. Like you we enjoy the ground floor rooms which have such a unique view. Hope you can make it back some time in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our room was right on the lake with wonderful views. It was very clean and had everything we required for a two night stay. The owners were very helpful with suggestions for eating out. Approx 30mins to walk into the centre of town where there are plenty of shops and restaurants.

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

Thank you for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay & saw all that Taupo has to offer. More 

Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed our peaceful surroundings & facilities during your 5 day stay. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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

We are pleased you enjoyed your choice of Motel for your special occasion & agree the ground floor units do have a unique view out across the Lake. We look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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 August 27, 2014 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 

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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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Also Known As:
Clearwater Hotel Taupo
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Taupo

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