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Clearwater Motor Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of this motel is superb. Although the price is a bit higher than motels on the other side of the road. But it definitely worths the money. To leave in Taupo, the most three important things are location, location and location. Look outside the window, you can almost touch the black swan in the lake. BTW, the manager... More 

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Ruawai, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

lovely clean comfy great setting. wish we had longer to stay, was great. nice walk way only the water edge. restaurant only the water edge. quite place. spa bath was great. nice lady in office very helpful.

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

Hi Kylies: thanks for your time to write the review. we are so pleased that you enjoyed your staying with our facility. we are looking forward to see you in the near future and all the best wishes to you! Regards Lina More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a nice stay in Taupo. The manager is friendly and helpful! The stadio room upstair has amazing lake view! The spa pool in the room add more points to it! The whole family enjoyed a lot and will definately go back next time.

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

Hi Zhangwei: thanks for your time to write the review. we are glad that you and your family had a good time in our lodge. we wish to see you in the near future. warm regards from Lina and Ning More 

Kerikeri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a long trip we wanted to unwind in a spa bath and enjoy a lake view. That's exactly what clearwater offered. Something different to what we enjoy from home. We don't have a bath and I particularly wanted one. It was close to restaurants and we had the best steak with great service from the steak house. The Lady... More 

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

Hi, thanks for your time to write a review. we are so pleased that you enjoyed the spa and the lake view from your room. It was my pleasure to meet you and looking forward to see you next time while you are in Taupo. Warm regards from Lina and Ning. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is absolutely beautiful place to stay! The room we stayed had a view looking over the lake and the footpath where I spent the afternoon watching people run, bike and walk past all from the comfort of the sunny room! The spa was so nice and deep. We came away from that weekend very refreshed and relaxed.

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

Hi Linda: Thanks for your time to write the review. we are pleased that you had a good time in our lodge and enjoyed lake view from your room. we are looking forward to see you again. Warm Regards from Lina and Ning. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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 June 28, 2016

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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Thank Bre D
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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 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 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $122 - $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
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#9 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#15 Family Hotel in Taupo
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