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Baywater Lakeview Motel

126 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly Baywater Motor Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unit was in a good location, facing over the lake. Room was adequate, spa pool was enjoyable, champagne was fabulous (took our own). Pity that there were no flutes to drink the champagne out of - luckily we took our own... Check-in was easy and friendly - as was check-out.

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights - nice accommodation with view looking out towards Lake Taupo. Double bed in front room with hot tub, kitchenette through to shower room and then twin room, ideal for family of four like us. Friendly owners, happy to help and finished off my washing so that we could go to dinner. Great location - we... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay peaceful and cosy with a great veiw of mountain and a hop and a skip from the waters edge thanks for the stay look forward to staying again in the near future. Next time will have to enjoy some trout fishing

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Hawera
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a overnight stay that was very comfortable. The hosts were very helpful and offered to do our washing. It was returned warm and folded. The room was nice and warm. The location was great, close to town and everything we needed.

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Auckland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to stay and with two kids it was nice that despite being a twin share there was a bathroom dividing the areas, the views were beautiful looking out over the lake to the snow covered mountains, definitely will stay here again

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Taupo, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had one night stay. Great rates, easy checkin, well appointed rooms. Spacious, clean and tidy. Balcony rooms excellent with lake views. Nice touch in bathroom with a coloured facecloth embroidered with words 'Make up' sitting on top of other white towels. Thanks for great stay.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived to a Great view and location within walking distance to town centre. Reasonable priced. Good spa bath. All necessary facilities included an well kept. Can use laundry only at night. A friendlier welcome would have been appreciated.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice & clean with good view of the Lake. Great location. Close to the restaurants & market. Friendly manager. Nice hot tub but could use some bubble forming soap. Had a good stay & will be back again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

One of the best view from the room specially from the studio room with the spa front building, lovely view of the national park mountain covered with snow and the lake. It was quite cold out side so didn't got much time to sit in the balcony and enjoy our dinner with the view. value for the money. will surely... More 

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Steve D, Manager at Baywater Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we much appreciate you taking the time to write it. Glad you enjoyed the view albeit wasn't such a good day weather wise. Regarding the late check out, we had other guest booked for the day of your check out which is the reason we did not grant the request. Look forward to you staying... More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A very well equipped motel overlooking the lake. the room has a modern design and a spa bath in the main area so that you can look at tv or the lake view as you relax. The kitchenette has everything needed (pots and pan, hotplate) to cook up a breakfast.

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