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Lake Taupo Motor Inn

33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Lake Taupo Motor Inn
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Ranked #37 of 74 Hotels in Taupo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland NZ
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144 reviews 144 reviews
90 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Auckland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Ashburton, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed here for new years and would come back. Pros: Large spa bath in room! Can watch tv from the bath. Complimentary bubble bath. Sky. Comfortable bed. Good shower pressure. Small walk to town. Pool. Clean. Cons: service was a bit average. No info in rooms. They do room service breakfast but the menu is in reception. Had to... More 

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Hamilton, NZ
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Our second stay here and we'll definitely stay again. The accommodation is clean and has all the expected supplies. We had a spa unit which was lovely because you can see the TV while sitting in the bubbles. Very handy for town and unlimited free WiFi.

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