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Lake Taupo Motor Inn

33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Ranked #35 of 74 Hotels in Taupo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Leetykewilson Barnsley, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Matamata, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Central, modern and clean with some views of the beautiful lake in our upstairs suite - we were happy to stay here and found our night away comfortable. Service upon arrival was good, although not a lot of secure parking for tall vehicles.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spouse and self stayed here overnight when passing through. Everything we expected to find in the room was there.Bathroom was strange as there was no surface to put anything on - none. Window view was not appealing as it comprised 1 sqm of grass, a shrub and the next building with what appeared to be a dead hedge between. There... More 

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Templepatrick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice, well located, budget accommodation. If you are looking for self catering accomodation with in walking distance of town you can't go far wrong! The staff were extremely helpful. Can't falt the service.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We booked through Wotif.com which is an excellent website. Lake Taupo Motor Lodge offered good value for money but it did not excel in much. It was generally clean, the bed was comfortable and the inroom hot tub was interesting. The room was OK but was somewhat average, with limited views of of the lake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Booked and paid online. Arrived much later than expected and received a courtesy call from the motel instructing us where to find our room, and asking us what we would like out of a cooked or continental breakfast which was included in the price. The room was clean and tidy and had all we needed. The spa was fantastic, and... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We recently stayed here during the weekend of the Taupo concert - booked early and well worth it. There is nothing I could fault at all. Extremely friendly service, the rooms were clean and spacious and the pool was just what we needed to cool down in after sitting in the sweltering sun for about 7 hours! We had a... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Good service at the motel when we arrived early due to attending a daytime concert. They allowed us to park our car on the premises although the room wasn't ready (before 10am we arrived). Good friendly service. Sleep well although the bed was a bit bouncy, no noise, Good check out process.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Arrived at the Motor Innexpecting a friendly greeting and gave my booking number off booking.com and was quickly told it was booked by name only. Went to the the pool which was cold and expected a spa pool to warm up in as advertised. The Spa Pool was empty. No working spa pools on site. The website photo shows a... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Due to my usual stop over motel had no vacancies due to the fact it was the new years weekend and Taupo was bustling with holiday makers. I drove around looking for somewhere that had vacancies. My trusty vehicle lead me to this very place. My luck I got the last room which was a spa suite and with my... More 

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