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Lake Taupo Motor Inn

3.5 of 5
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33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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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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Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our two night stay here. The room was presented well and nice and clean. We had a spa pool suite and clean towels were supplied for the bathroom and spa pool each day. The location was perfect being just one block and a very short stroll into the town centre for an evening meal. We'd certainly recommend this... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here before, but this time we got an upstairs room with a view. The room was a lovely size, clean and the view was great. Reception was very friendly as always. Only downside was that there was no extra blanket in the room and the night got a bit cold. Other than that, a great stay.

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

only stayed for one night , lovely clean well run place , great service , great location , and great breakfast went for a stroll into town to get a meal then went for a walk around the lake , such a cool place to relax

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Whakatane Nz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

What a pleasure it was to stay and experience the hospitality From the moment we arrived till we left. These people are focussed on their customer Comfortable clean and every thing you require. Breakfast, well that was just lovely and served hot and tasty Thanks from Rm 15

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I really enjoyed my overnight stay here, receptionist was very friendly. My car had broken down in Taupo and the receptionist helped us with allowing us to store our trailer while getting car repairs and offering any help she could. Room very clean. Only negative was no shampoo or conditioner.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed at the Motor Inn for two nights. We had a lovely room, very clean, very practical layout and very warm without resorting to heating until the very early hours, even though it was freezing outside. Good parking and close for a walk into town to the variety of good restaurants or a hop skip and a jump from... More 

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Browns Bay, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stayed at Lake Taupo Motor Inn after a family bereavement to relax and chill out and everything went pretty well, nice room with an awesome spa bath, room was comfy and the receptionist had turned the heater on as it was cold and had the milk in the fridge! Bed is comfy, but a bit rolly (maybe I just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Good location, near the Main Street where you can find lots of restaurants and cafes. Fair price. Parking lot with plenty space, but you have to arrive soon it will park far from the room. Simple and clean rooms. When we arrived there was only one staff and a few people at reception so it took us a while... But... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Stayed here in March 2015. Great location, close enough to walk into the city, but far enough away to not be too noisy. Pleasant room, had everything you need, and we loved the hot tub. Staff were warm and friendly to deal with. Would definitely recommend and will be back next time we are in town.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Stayed here 2 April 2015 upstairs room 24. Good free car parking. Easy walking distance to liquor store for a bottle of wine to share in the spa. Comprises lounge/bedroom/kitchenette/spa all in one room with toilet/shower separate. Great for stopover. V comfy bed. Awoke in morning to fabulous views across Lake Taupo to mountains. Late checkin no problems and no... More 

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