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Barcelona Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   21 Taniwha Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

unfortunately you never can tell from an image in the website just what the place is like. This motel is extremely dated, the rooms were not overly clean, heating poor and inadequate capturing of the shower water led to a extremely slippery floor. If you are only interested in a budget motel this will fit the bill, if you want... More 

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New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

On the plus side the sheets and towels were clean, the beds looked nice and were comfy, the room was large (unit 13 with two bedrooms) and the service was pleasant. I can overlook the very dated kitchen, fittings, floor coverings etc. (it's a budget option after all) but the general lack of cleaning was gross. Dust and hairs accumulated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We are not well travelled but compared to another motel we stayed in during this trip for around the same price the barcelona is the Ritz. ..friendly accommodating staff, very well equiped ,spacious, clean and reasonably priced, would definately recomend and will return..

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Trondheim Municipality, Norway
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

A nice motel located quite central in Taupo, free parking, free wifi, nice staff, clean apartments and comfortable beds. All this combined with a reasonable price made this the perfect place for us in Taupo

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18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We visit Taupo regularly and always enjoy our stay at the Barcelona. Pleasant staff , handy to everything. Clean & tidy. Rates are reasonable. What more could you ask for .. We will be back, Thank you.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is our second stay at Barcelona Motel. I find it very clean and tidy brought family down to Taupo so was in the family units .Friendly and helpful staff good value for money. Walking distance to the shops view of the mountain when standing outside.

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Canberra, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We come over from Australia to stop over with family here in Taupo and this place we stayed was absolutely peaceful and relaxing. The staffs are friendly and very helpful to guide what to do with family in Taupo and the place was very tidy and comfortable at reasonable value. Highly recommend to all.

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Baarn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Stayed one night here with a group of four. We had the family apartment/suite. A very sweet and friendly couple running the hotel, gave us tips and information concerning things to visit. Breakfast was at a very reasonable price and more than enough. Rooms was big enough and clean, well maintained and our stay was very pleasant.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
93 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We were given a family suite for the same price as a double. The rooms were clean and perfectly adequate for our purpose, the reception staff were helpful and welcoming and we managed to park directly outside our window. Wifi was free access, which is always something we look for and value. We had a good stay.

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Kuala Lumpur
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We travel in a family of 5, mom, dad and 3 children. We rent a car from Auckland airport and drove about 4 hours plus to Lake Taupo. Location wise it is not too bad, easy to find. It is very near to Countdown, walking distance. Countdown is their store where you get groceries. The lake itself is down the... More 

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Address: 21 Taniwha Street, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Barcelona Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Barcelona Hotel Taupo
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#9 Spa Hotel in Taupo

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