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Dunrovin Motel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Dunrovin is an older motel that is still very functional. The management are awesome! They even went into town on a special trip just to get us some hot chocolate. The room, while small by modern standard, had everything we needed for 5 of us. The beds were appropriate and comfortable. The room was clean and well presented. I wouldn't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and a good location, about 5-10 min walk to restaurants. However, a concrete floor sleeps better than the beds and the rooms are quite noisy (you hear your neighbours very well). Furniture and rooms are outdated, needs an upgrade.

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Thank Chris S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Good for my one night stay in this older Motel. Everything you need in one compact unit. Grateful for electric fan on a really hot day. Bed comfortable, good stove top etc. Helpful Manager when checking in. Easy walking distance to township.

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Thank Josie006
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

If you're looking for somewhere central in Taupo, but away from the traffic noise, Dunrovin Motel is the place for you. Within easy walking distance of the bars, restaurants and supermarkets, everything you need is right on hand. Tidy unit, very comfortable bed, quiet and restful location and kind host - we'll definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We loved the little unit so much from the minute we saw it, it was just perfect for what we wanted. As we always take our pampered pooches with us on holiday we look for 'pet friendly' places. The unit we were allocated had a pretty little garden with parking next to it...and had a lovely Tui chattering in a... More 

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Thank Daxidogs
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I went to there to stay because I saw the review of comfortable bed, actually, it is very comfortable after I stay there for two nights. it is a home style motel and it is comfortable to live, i was booked in room 2 but WiFi was too low, so the kind-hearted owner changed the room 5 for me, which... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Excellent place to stay, for couples as well as for families. Booking.com says wifi is available only in public area but we got strong signal in our room too. The one bedroom apartment is spacious. We did not ask for room service but they came in everyday to change to towels. We were quite happy with the motel as well... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Good value for money, good location and parking facilities available. Unit has kitchen, dining table and seperate bedroom Kitchen comes with all the basics. The unit has a heater and electric blanket but still a little cold. Free wifi but it has a terrible connection and is so slow it barely works.

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Thank MiriamRita
Waikanae, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night after deciding to stay the night in Taupo. Looked at other motels that wanted $140 plus for a night then found this place. $80 for the night. Words can't describe how good it was. Most comfortable motel bed I've ever slept in. Was very clean comfortable and had everything for just $80.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had an overnight stop in Taupo, and a night at $NZ96 for 1b rat the Dunrovin motel was good value. It's fairly old and original, but well maintained and clean. Plenty of internal space, but if you seek a modern place, this certainly is not it. No views and spartan grounds, but it is all that is needed for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a centrally located motel, 6 minutes walk to the lake and 7 minutes walk to the town centre.We have a peaceful garden and ample off street parking. One of Taupo's original motels established in 1962 we offer units with charm and contemporary features, free wifi, sky tv,all units have cooking facilities. Lockup garage for bikes & motorbikes. 8 ground floor units, 2 Studio, 3 Two bedroom and 3 one bedroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dunrovin Motel

Address: 140 Heu Heu St, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $64 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dunrovin Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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