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Lakefront Motor Lodge

2 - 6 Taharepa Road | PO Box 191, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #63 of 72 hotels in Taupo
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived the staff acted like it was the end of the world that it was twenty to one and check in was at one! I had come in wanting to ask if it was ok to come and check in early. Clearly it wasn't ! Then when I went into the office the man said 'oi!" And told... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We checked in here for one night - two people and one dog - without doing any research on the place.We were treated in a warm, friendly manner at all times. I found the studio unit to be a reasonable size, and spotlessly clean - although this is an older property. The private hot pool in the unit was a... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The motel is really clean. We have been received with a smile and a lot of courtesy. The room is simple but has a thermal pool in the unit. Happy to find this motel:-) Tres bien accueillis. Le motel est bien situe. Tres propre, tres peu de bruit. Un bon sejour :-)

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Wellington, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

After booking off the site www.petscancometoo.co.nz & paying a 25% after asking for accommodation for 6 people & 1 well behaved dog (advert on the site clearly stated dogs are welcome!), we turned up only to be spoken to very rudely and defensively by a woman who advised we couldn't stay as we had a dog and the suite wasn't... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Comfortable units clean and tidy , a little tired in need if an undating. Parking was difficult with larger vehicles . Very pleasant staff . Overall adaquit for our needs ..............................

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed here on two separate nights whilst travelling between Auckland and Wellington. There were four in our party, my sister and her partner who live in New Zealand and my mother and myself who are from the UK. We were very impressed with the cleanliness of the family suite, and it was very well appointed and comfortable. I must... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We chose to stay here to break the journey between Auckland and Wellington, travelling as a couple with 2 family members from the UK, and our little pooch. We had the ground floor family suite with its own mineral pool, and found it to be perfectly comfortable, well appointed and spotlessly clean. Absolutely no complaints, it suited our needs very... More

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Waitakere City N.Z.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Booked on line, photographs very misleading. Cramped, dated, airless room. Kitchen suitable for child sized people only. Extremely expensive for what was on offer. Mineral pool satisfactory, but only limited hours. Overall, most depressing. Manager very strange, from Central Casting maybe?

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This was the last night of our holiday before getting home. Chose this motel/lodge as the pictures on Booking.com and the bonus of a thermal pool per unit appealed. Not up to the standard we have had. 1/3 more expensive than even Wellington at the Quest so expected better. Small room but all pleasant. Change to a better shower rose... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Booked for 5 nights at $230 per night and was excited about staying until we arrived. ...the male manager was very strange and after 10 min of telling us we hadn't booked and searching the bookings finally agreed when I showed the booking confirmation emails. ... went to swim in the pool and got warned by another guest that her... More

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Address: 2 - 6 Taharepa Road | PO Box 191, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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