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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was allocated room #5. Beautiful unobstructed views. Spa bath in the room is large & comfortable for 2. Was a cold day when we arrived. Pleased that heat pump was turned on already when we checked in. Nice touch. Will definitely recommend & will be back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the motel and were pleasantly surprised that the heater had been turned on in anticipation of our arrival. This was a nice touch and was greatly appreciated. Our room had a wonderful view of the lake from the private balcony. We were able to have a nice glass of wine and wind down after a long drive.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here two nights for our 10 year wedding anniversary. Superior Suite was awesome, with a great view of the lake, spa pool, patio and lounge area. We really enjoyed the stay, and will definately be back. Close to the town centre and wonderful staff.

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Lake Heights, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The management is extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was fantastic. We even had a large spa. It was great. Situated right opposite Lake Taupo, your guaranteed a great view everytime you look outside. Only a few minutes drive to Restaurants, Bars, Shopping and activities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel is superb, the view from our room was magnificent and what can I say about the spa bath !! AMAZING !!! Takes about ten mins to walk to town ideal location for sightseeing. The room was very clean with good kitchen facilities although only used the kettle and toaster for breakfast which we had on the balcony. Would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 April 22, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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 April 20, 2015 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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