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Executive Motel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located right on the lake but not with a view, still a beautiful and comfortable room. Door doesn't have a lock on the inside so it was easy for our toddler to keep opening the front door with ease. Room had a good heater but was located low which again was not ideal with a toddler.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had 2 nights in Taupo and decided to stay at the executive motel, on the waterfront. Only a stones throw from the water it didn't have the best of views as it's sideways on, but a small walk across the road made up for this. The room was clean, tidy and had everything we needed. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room price didn't do justice to the room size, services and facilities they have here. Location is fantastic and parking lots available. Very clean public areas and guest rooms. And more things: Bubble bath possible, really huge tub, heated linens, complete Kitchen and stuffs, quality towels, friendly staff.

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TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

Your review was so lovely. Words are not enough. Thank you very much. kind regards, Phillippa More 

Oamaru, New Zealand
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58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Although a little dated, the motel has been very well looked after with obvious modernizing having taken place. The rooms were very clean with attention to detail. Nothing flashy here and a bit of a walk to town but right on the lakefront and quiet.

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Thank Oamaruvian
TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

Really appreciate your comments and totally agree. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Kind regards, Phillippa More 

Caloundra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Although on the main road out of town this hotel has rooms set back from the road and are very warm, and comfortable as well as quiet. Very good shower and the added bonus of a window for fresh air. The owner/receptionist was very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Sue D
TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

Yes it was a really cold snap when you were here. It was so good to see you out and about making the most of your holiday. Thank you for your review. Kind rgards, Phillippa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

What a very welcome stop we were exhausted and cold ,phillipa raced in turned on the heater room was so cosy wonderful spa bath just what we needed so fresh and clean.Quick wifi just loved it easy to park car near our room unload cases and park car 25 meters from the room. Yummy cookies to. Thank you !!!!!

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Thank candymum
TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

What an uplifting review. you were such lovely people I so wanted you to enjoy your stay and you did. Thank you for your review. Kind regards, Phillippa More 

Raumati Beach, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We stayed for one night to break our journey from Whitianga to Raumati. Our stay was just what we needed. Lovely spotless unit with all facilities. Lovely area outside unit to dine or have breakfast with a breathtaking view of the lake. Very close to town so it was a very pleasant walk alongside Lake Taupo to get there. The... More 

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TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hope we see you again. Kind regards, Phillippa More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We had a beautiful, spacious room with an amazingly comfortable bed - directly across from Lake Taupo. Access to the town and local restaurants is along a lakeside esplanade - an easy, flat walk - perfect!

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Thank Monty2230
TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us.We hope you come back so you can enjoy swiimming in the beautiful lake during Summer. Kind regards, Phillippa More 

Raglan, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

After driving through a storm and finally arrived in Taupo at approx 2130hrs. With nothing booked we googled hotels and like the look and location of "Executive Hotel". When we got there at 2200hrs everything was locked up so we rang the bell. We received the warmest welcome from the owner Philipa. As we had been living off the grid... More 

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TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay and giving us such positive comments. Look forward to your next stay. Kind regards, Phillippa More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Excellent welcome from lovely lady owner! Very helpful nice clean room and plenty of toiletries and well equipped kitchen. Comfortable beds lovely location opposite the lake.Easy to find very quiet good secure parking off the road

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TaupoExecutive, Owner at Executive Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. Your comments are really appreciated. Kind regards, Phillippa More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taupo Executive Motel is the perfect accommodation for business travelers and couples wanting a tranquil, safe and secure environment. Our spacious spotless quiet modern units with tasteful decor,and quality furnishings also have outdoor tables and chairs for relaxing ensuring your stay will leave you refreshed and revived. All 11 units face away from the road - minimizing road noise and helping you get a great night's sleep. With views of the lake from the upstairs balcony you can relax with a glass of wine and hear the gentle waves of Lake Taupo as they come to shore. The main Taupo town centre, with its excellent dining and shopping facilities is located only 800 metres away. All units are serviced daily, and we provide an in-room breakfast service. All units are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Executive Motel

Address: 114 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $92 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Executive Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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