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Baywater Lakeview Motel

3.0 of 5 126 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unit too small to qualify as a family unit it should be called a 'quad' room Bathroom below average Wi-fi not readily available Reasonably quiet Would probably choose elsewhere next time as this motel looks better in the photos so we were a little underwhelmed

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

The room you stayed in was a 1 bedroom unit which has ample room for up to 4 people, there has been no negative comment from others who have stayed in a 1 bedroom unit. We don't think that the bathrooms are below standard, they are a bit old but a very clean, we are in the process of renovating... More

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were very happy with our room at the Baywater Lakeview Motel. It was very spacious (we had a 2 bedroom ground floor unit) and included a kitchenette. The really terrific thing was the view out on to Lake Taupo (the motel is right across the street. We also greatly enjoyed the spa in the main bedroom area (which had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stunning lake views from the room / bed and hot tub which was very relaxing to wake up to. Bit of a walk into the main town though for meals (we had a car) but there are menus for place that deliver to the hotel. The room comes with tea/coffee and there's kitchenette to store / make your own food.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Baywater Lakeview Motel is presented nicely, room was very clean & comfy. I stayed for two nights & it was perfect for a business trip. Accommodation was within walking distance to town. Taupo though only a small town definitely has great things to offer.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The family accommodation was of a high standard. Well presented and very clean. We were very grateful for the warm room - thanks to the heat pump! Staff were friendly and efficient. Kitchen area was well catered for and there was enough space for the whole family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Great room fantastic views very clean and comfyclose to town owners were friendly spa was great nice having a glass of wine in the spa while looking at the fantastic views would highly recommend to anyone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Sat out on the balcony looking over the lake to the snow covered mountains. Rooms have been refurbished nicely, bathroom a little dated but beautifully clean and extra care taken to display towels and toiletries. Large spa in the bedroom ;) would definitely stay again. 3 minute car ride to centre of town... would recommend Dixie Brown to eat at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Hosts made me feel at home, they were wonderful!, Lovely Motel, clean and modern with spa bath and modern bathroom and well stocked kitchenette, wonderful views. Close to Taupo shops and eateries and just across the road from lake - will definitely stay again and recommend to all ...might have to bring the wife next time!. On previous trips I... More

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Himatangi, null, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Have stayed there at least once a year for many years. always a great place to stay. However found I couldn't sleep well this time due to outside light being to bright or curtains to thin making room very light at night.

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Wairarapa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This Motel is very clean and tidy, fabulous views of the Lake and Mountains beyond very handy to Town walking distance, comfortable bed modern décor in room bathroom a bit dated with reasonable rates. We would definitely stay again.

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Address: 126 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly Baywater Motor Inn)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Baywater Lakeview Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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