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Barcelona Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   21 Taniwha Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #49 of 72 hotels in Taupo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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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
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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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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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Just needed a bed for the night to break up a long car trip and Barcelona fitted the bill. Standard motel with no surprises. We had a one bedroom unit with an additional queen and sofa bed in the lounge. Very clean room - quite hot with no air con at the time of year we were there. Despite being... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Service is very perfect. The facilities are bit old.Bedrooms are upstairs and toilet downstairs which is not convenient during night, Beddings are not too bad.The position is good,quite close to i-site area which close to playground and lake.

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Address: 21 Taniwha Street, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Barcelona Motel 3.5*
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Barcelona Motel is housed in a Mediterranean-style complex and features a private courtyard. A 5-minute walk from Taupo’s town centre, it offers free parking on site and free Wi-Fi access.Heated apartments have a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, a stove and a microwave. There is a lounge area with sofa and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.Guests can enjoy a gas barbecue at the hotel’s private courtyard. Parking for boats and trailers are available.A cooked/continental breakfast can be enjoyed in the comfort of guests’ own rooms.Motel Barcelona is a 5-minute walk from Gascoinge Street Bus Depot and Tongariro Street, the main shopping street. Taupo Airport is a 10-minute drive away. ... more   less 
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