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Clearwater Motor Lodge

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous facilities to arrive at on a very stormy winters day. Friendly helpful owners, well appointed and designed room with tremendous views of the lake. Spa bath was awesome to come back to after returning from a great evening spent in downtown Taupo. Great stay and you can be sure we will be back. Many thanks 👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely staff, room had everything we needed with the bonus of a spa and an amazing view of lake Taupo! Was perfect soaking in the spa watching the rugby, especially since we visited in winter. Lovely room at a great price, we will defiantly stay again, and cant wait.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Bre D, Thanks for your time to write a great review. It was our pleasure to host you all. We are pleased that you liked your room with all the nice extras in them. wish you all the best for the future and we look forward to seeing you again one day. Kind regards, Lina & Neil More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not often we get away for a break, so choosing the right spot without disappointment is an absolute must. Lake Taupo is our favourite destination in the North Island for a couple of nights every now and then. Staying right on the lake is essential and also within easy walking distance of Manuels for dinner. Clearwater Lodge is perfect... More 

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Bushbabe 2013, Thanks for the great review. It was our pleasure to host you all and really nice to get to know you. We are pleased that you liked your room with all the nice extras in them and enjoyed the fantastic view. we will look into your comments about the pillow. We wish you all the best for... More 

Hamilton
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic stay over a long weekend for our wedding anniversary. I highly recommend an upstairs room overlooking the lake and mountains. The room was clean and tidy and had everything we needed. The staff were very welcoming and accommodating. Would definitely stay again.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Rachel: thanks for your time to write a review. it was our pleasure to having your guys back again in our lodge to celebrating your wedding anniversary. we are pleased that your enjoyed our service and facility. All Best wishes in the future, and looking forward to see you again. regards from Lina. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Highly recommend staying here. You can walk along the lake front walkway either looking at the great view of the lake and mountains or looking at the houses on the lake.. Great view and excellent hosts. Spa bath in the room. Plunge pool. Excellent heating system.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Tricia: Thanks for the great review. It was a pleasure to host you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed your room with its own private spa pool and all our facilities. We wish you all the best and look forward to welcoming you back again one day. Kind regards, Lina More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Loved it again,,, very friendly manager,,,, very pleasant stay,,,loved being near the walkway along the lakefront and watching the cyclists, walkers, runners and swans go by, have stayed here before and hope to be back and stay here again.......

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Denise & Ian, thanks for your time to write a review. we are pleased that you had a wonderful long weekend with us. we are looking forward to see you again in the near future. Regards, Lina More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My partner and myself stayed in an upstairs lakefront room and had a fantastic time. It felt like we were staying on a boat the lake is so close. We had stunning views across the lake to snow covered mt Ruapehu. The room was very large, modern, clean and very well equipped, with tons of towels, lots of good free... More 

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Katerina: thanks for your time to write a review. it was nice meeting you and your partner, and we were pleased you enjoyed your staying with our lodge. we are looking forward to see you again next time while you are in Taupo. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The lakeside location was amazing. The free wifi was fast. Extremely helpful staffs gave us a lot of suggestions about traveling in Taupo. It has everything you could possibly want in a place to stay, so could not have asked for more. Highly recommend!

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your time to write the review. we are pleased that you enjoyed your staying with us. Hopefully you had a good ride on the Rapids Jet...we are looking forward to see you again. regards, Lina More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Great location with the Taupo lake just outside your window! Excellent views! Hosts are nice, friendly and helpful. Great services. Rooms are tidy and clean. In room spa and pool provided great leisure time. We definitely will come back again and high recommend to everyone.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

we are pleased that you enjoyed our accommodation, facility and services... thanks for your time to write a review. Looking forward to see you in the near future. Regards, Lina More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Good value family room and views were excellent. Spa bath in room a bit odd and heater thermostat a bit temperamental but otherwise a great trip with the family and very friendly hosts. Would recommend

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LAKE EDGE TRANQUILITY Clearwater Motor Lodge offers quality accommodation situated right at the waters edge of lake Taupo. All 10 self-contained units provide king beds, in-room spa, kitchen facilities, TV/DVD, balcony or courtyard. 6 Of our Studios with unlimited lake & mountain views.Family units with same facilities, 2 single beds in separate bedroom. On-site Thermal plunge pool & BBQ. Quiet location Free on-site parking. Perfect for romantic couples ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clearwater Motor Lodge

Address: 229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $119 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clearwater Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Clearwater Hotel Taupo
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#5 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#15 Family Hotel in Taupo
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