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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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Sunshine Coast, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Modern, clean and comfortable for family of 4. Perfect location for taking snaps of the lake , driving to all tourist spots, picking up supplies in town. We probably would have traded more space for the large spa bath in the main room and the bathroom outside of the kids bedroom…only minor issues really.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a overnight stay at the Baywater on our way to a family wedding. Room a liitle small for a family with older children but very clean with great beds and 2 TV's (great with kids). Shower in bathroom small and our kids a little too old to play in the spa. Close enough to walk to the centre of... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in a unit on the top floor there for two nights in April. Great view and room is clean and tidy. Staff is helpful and we really enjoyed our stay. Thermal tub is awesome and we like it. Only thing that disappointed us is there were several ants over our kitchen table and we could not keep our... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We could have sat and looked at the view for hours from inside the room or on the balcony. The room was very comfortable and all usual amenities and the servicing staff very friendly and efficient. Our one criticism would be that the large sign at the street advertises that the motel was "fully refurbished in 2013". I am afraid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We absolutley loved our room and view. We had our 2 young children with us who enjoyed the spa more than anything. It was clean and tidy and worth every bit of money we paid. We will be passing this info on to all our family and friends and we are going to try and come asap. We loved it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic room with an amazing spa bath in the bedroom, the view over the bay was nothing short of spectacular. Room was spotlessly clean and very well equipped, bed was very comfortable and kitchen facilities were good. Even had a lovely balcony to enjoy my morning tea. I would very much recommend this wonderful place.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed one night on a short trip but it was excellent. The lady on the front desk couldn't be more helpful and friendly. Our room was excellent, roomy and a huge spa bath. This accommodation is definitely value for money. I will be recommending it to all my friends and family when they travel to NZ. Only regret... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not ring after receiving a confirmation email and I arrived very late to check in I advised on my on line booking form. I was locked out, had my family in the car and after speaking to the lady on the phone she would not let us in. So we all had to sleep in the car. Not... More 

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

Your reservation was not received by the motel until after 9:30pm. The office closes at 9:30pm and prior to closing emails are checked just in case, there were no new reservations at this time. The reservation was not seen until the office opened at 7:30am the following morning. The lady who answered your call at 11:45pm did state that all... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed only one night on the way to National Park in room 6, upper floor at the front. The rooms was superb, spacious, comfortable and had all we needed. The kitchen and bathroom were spacious and the spa was great. The best aspect was the location, just a few hundred metres from the restaurants and shops in the centre,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience was extremely pleasant. the staff were welcoming and ready to make sure our stay was pleasant. the spa bath was great and the room was designed well so you got the full benefit of overlooking the lake with mountains in the background and wonderful sunsets.

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