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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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Napier, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic place to stay -extremely clean, lovely views, warm, modern and comfortable. Free wifi which kept the teenagers entertained. Highly recommend this place to stay and will do so again ourselves.

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to say, very well appointed and has everything that you would require in a motel. Especially loved the spa bath, the toiletries, and the particularly thoughtful kitchenette complete with proper plunger coffee - the chocolates were a lovely touch! Thank you Baywater.

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

Fantastic view to wake up to in the morning, friendly staff on check in and check out, thank you for having the room toasty warm on a cold night on our arrival, thanks for the chocolates in our room on arrival, room was clean and tidy, well stocked with kitchen equipment, lovely spa to relax in while watching TV, beds... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The motel room was spacious and really warm in the middle of August. Lovely view of the lake. The spa bath was a bonus. Rooms were clean and tidy but slightly dated. But no real issue. Would definitely stay here again.

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

Wonderful place to stay, staff are really friendly. Had a great room with view over looking Lake Taupo and our own private in room spa. Quiet at night which was great even though we were close to the road. Highly recommend. Had a great stay.

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

We had a marvellous stay at the Baywater Lakeview Motel. Raewyn was very welcoming. We stayed on the the third floor in the rear building. It has a good view of the lake and from your own private balcony. There is a rear entrance that we used whenever we went out. The kitchen is well equipped including a coffee machine!... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Bayswater with my Husband and Mother-in-law. The rooms were very neat and tidy. The owner was a lovely woman who was always willing to help. The only thing was the one bedroom apartments were quite squashy.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have recently stayed at this motel and enjoyed our time so much. The room was perfect, clean and comfortable. The managers Lynda and Steve were fantastic and looked after us throughout our stay. The lake was directly across the road which was an added bonus. We highly recommend this Motel to anyone visiting Taupo or near by towns. We... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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 July 19, 2015

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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