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Lake Taupo Motor Inn

33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Ranked #36 of 74 Hotels in Taupo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Auckland NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We enjoyed our one night stay at Lake Taupo Motor Inn. The unit was clean, tidy, well equipped and comfortable. Wi-fi worked well. The property was fully booked the night we were there and all other guests were quiet and considerate. Check in and check out were easy with nice friendly staff. Lake Taupo Motor Inn is in a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

An excellent place to stay in Taupo. Proprietor Frank is awesome! Lovely clean rooms with all the mod cons. Nothing too much trouble. Frank makes great breakfasts. A friendly place and quiet. We will be back!

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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141 reviews 141 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We found this motel to be located centrally. The staff at the reception are such a pleasure to deal with, as was the housekeeping staff. The rooms are bigger than normal, and are fitted with a nice kitchenette and all the necessary utensils are there. The rooms were clean and the beds comfortable. The rooms are also serviced daily. A... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night in a spa suite. The bath in the bedroom is something I would not normally appreciate but it seemed to fit in ok here. Front desk was very helpful and we happily surprised to be offered a free cooked breakfast. Lake view was not spectacular so I wouldnt recommend here if that was important to you.... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights; big, clean, comfortable and in a great location a short 5 min walk from the bars and a 20 min drive to all the major attractions. Lake Taupo only 2 mins walk away. Breakfast was nice, simple and more than satisfactory. Reception staff were very helpfull. We are happy to recomend.

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