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Absolute Lake View Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   58 Lake Terrace | PO BOX 669, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #58 of 71 hotels in Taupo
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice unit. Reasonable size room with good size bathroom, small kitchenette and enough space in the room for bags. Room looked good on entry but nothing flash. Could hear the nightclubs and pubs very clearly from the room but did not bother us. Not the best nights sleep though as bed was a little hard and had some roll together.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Description of this motel is very misleading. 90% of rooms do not have a lake view. The private deck advertised on booking.com was shared by four other rooms. The beds were clean and comfortable but on the whole it is a shabby and tired motel with cracked tiles, light fittings full of dead insects and broken fittings. We were kept... More

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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed at absolute for 5 nights and had the most amazing time. The service was fantastic and we were treated to in room massages and facials. The rooms were clean and the view was incredible. we will be back next year!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

For such a poor excuse of a motel. Granted it is a cheap place to stay, but there should be a level of standard to adhere to. Mismatch fittings, old mattresses, poor CRT. It looks like someone has acquired some rooms and thrown in whatever furniture they can find. The images I will upload speak for themselves. Stay away...

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This would be one of the poorer motels I have stayed in. It was adequate but not very appealing. The tiles in the kitchen were crackled and dirty, the bathroom was poorly Laid out, I'm not a fan of the sink in the toilet, and it was in poor repair. The pool and the sauna was good and it was... More

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5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We paid $185 for a lake view room in this motel - the most expensive place we stayed during our 2 week trip in New Zealand (and that included harbour view suites in Auckland). The room did have a lake view of sorts (over rooftops, carpark etc), but no outdoor space to enjoy the view from - just dirty windows.... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Great central location in Taupo and very positive friendly greeting upon arrival. Rooms lovely and clean and the view of the lake is great. The pic I took on my phone does not do it justice. Room very clean and comfortable. The lake view does mean you are on the main drag but it is a lot quieter since the... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We arrived late into Taupo and found a one bedroom family unit available at Absolute Lake View Motel. The guy at reception was very pleasant, the website was appealing and we were exhausted from a long drive so we took the room sight unseen for 2 nights. There was 2 beds in the bedroom and two in the living room... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Great motel, friendly staff and right in town centre. The room we had was just renovated and was very clean. I will definitely be coming back to stay next year. Highly recommend absolute lake view motel.

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Wellington, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Came to Taupo for the summer concert which was brilliant by the way, stayed at the Absolute Lakeview Motel for 2 nights, location was brilliant so close to town and the concert venue. We had a studio room was a bit small but clean an tidy had everything we needed, car parking was a pain the motel was full cars... More

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Also Known As:
Absolute Lake View Hotel Taupo
Absolute Lake View Hotel
Address: 58 Lake Terrace | PO BOX 669, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taupo
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #58 of 71 hotels in Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Absolute Lake View Motel 3*
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