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Lake Taupo Motor Inn

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Ranked #28 of 71 hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Had a one night "stop over" stay, Room with view to the lake and mountains beyond. The in room spa pool was great, especially as the weather was not that great! The room was large and very clean. Room service breakfast was also excellent. Check in/out was very pleasant also.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a night in one of their two bedroom units recently. It was very well equipped, comfortable and well appointed. The hotel is close to Taupo township and the Lake - both within easy walking distance. For what we got it was very good value and we would highly recommend it.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unit very small. No coffee tables in lounge/dining area and for 4 adults there was only a very shabby 2 seater couch and 1 small armchair. Bedside lights only worked via wall switch. For the price we paid we did expect better. $642 for 3 nights ! No TV1 2 or 3 available on bedroom telly. Not what we expected... More

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New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We've stayed here twice now with a year in between and found it enjoyable each time, the rooms are nice, the beds are comfortable and the staff are welcoming. We'd stay here again when visiting Taupo.

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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Quiet away from the main street along the lake, very comfortable beds, I slept very well. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean as you expect it. Good value. Short walk to lake and restaurants.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We were really satisfied with our stay here. Room was exactly as described. For the price we were more than happy especially with a in room spa. We also got a free cooked breakfast for booking online. Will stay here again!!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We came here for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and getting sleep was paramount before and after that grueling hike. This place was perfect. Had a little kitchen and fridge too, and was ten mins walk from a super cheap and well stocked supermarket (Pak n Save). We were on a second floor room behind the parking lot.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stayed here for only one night and would recommend the inn to others. It is only a very short walk to town and the lake. Room was quiet as the Inn is not on the main road into Taupo but a few streets back. The receptionist very welcoming. Lovely spa tub in room. Very clean. Comfortable bed and lovely... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We were looking for lodging walking distance to the center of town and with a lake view, so we tried this -- and did not like it. First, though, I'd like to note that the two duty managers we dealt with were nice and helpful. Anyone looking for lodging with a river view should realize there are very few options... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great friendly motel, near lake and town with views to mountains. Room had a large in room pool/bath that you fill and soak in while watching tv. Cute cats and dog onsite who visited during my stay. Awesome lakefront walk just 2 blocks away. Pool avail for warmer months, recommend highly as nice comfy home away from home.

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Also Known As:
Lake Taupo Motor Hotel
Lake Taupo Motor Hotel Taupo
Lake Taupo Hotel
Lake Taupo Motel
Address: 33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taupo
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#20 Family Hotel in Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lake Taupo Motor Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lake Taupo Motor Inn has 32 luxourious & well appointed rooms situated on a side street off the main highway and only 300m away from the CBD & Lake. We also have an on-site restaurant, heated pool and 2 spa's for your convenience. Our Executive Spa Suites also have a view of the Lake and Mountains. ... more   less 
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