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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great motel within walking distance of all Taupo's cafés, shops etc. Clean,comfy and very spacious rooms.Lake view was a bonus we never expected a big thanks to our very friendly and helpful host. Can highly recommend. If you are looking to eat out a quick walk through the rear car park will put you at the Plateau pub a nice... More

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Tirau, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Absolute Lake View Motel for 2 nights. Room in general was spacious and well equipped, although bedroom was on the small size (couldn't shut the door without having to move the bed slightly). It was within walking distance to restaurants and shops, and had lovely views over Lake Taupo of Mount Ruapehu. Although on the main... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here this past weekend for the Taupo half marathon. On arrival I was greeted in a really friendly and efficient manner. My room was warm, comfy bed and great kitchen facilities for the price. Best of all, when there was a small hiccup in the room I initially paid for, a generous solution was promptly found. Great stay

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Advertised with a heated swimming pool that is not heated (except over Winter whatever that is and has no water in it. Rooms that do not have enough plugs under the bed for the Electric Blanket and the lamps and then wobble badly when you change things over - Not safe Microwaves that do not fit the available space so... More

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Waiuku, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Very misleading pool pics look awesome and clean which couldnt be further from the truth and quite scumy also unit lounge couldnt fit us and our 3 kids in there..wouldnt come back not good value only good thing was distance to town!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

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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Katikati
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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
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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
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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 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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Address: 58 Lake Terrace | PO BOX 669, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Absolute Lake View Motel 3*
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