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Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great week's stay at the Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge. The cottage we (myself, wife & 2 kids) sayed in was tidy, clean, well looked after and comfortable. It is great for couples & families. It has a beautiful garden that includes a BBQ area, tramoplene & fruit trees. The lake is just across the road, from...

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Otaki Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a night booking two of the units, 3 adults and 3 kids. Very impressed with the service, accommodation and gardens - excellent! It was such a good place to stay that we booked another night for later in our holiday.

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review on behalf of your family. We love to see and hear the kids enjoying themselves in the garden and on the reserve behind the complex. Laughter is a great sound! And now you know where we are and what we can offer your group we hope to see you again! Regards Fran - Host

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are very kind and went out of their way to be helpful to us. They provided us with information and a weather report for the hike we were planning to do the next day (Tongariro Alpine Crossing), and they helped us book Waitomo Caves. The room was very clean and exactly what we needed. We wouldn't dream of...

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

One of the best parts of our 'job' is assisting guests with their activities plans as we get to tell them about some of the lesser known things to see and do in the district. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a favourite for many guests and being able to give them up to date weather forecasts really helps them select...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good standard place with all above average facilities. A little tired decore compared to others in Taupo but it has kiwi charm and just being across the road from the lake helps. Taupo is always worth a visit.

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. Regards Fran - Host

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed overnight in the guest room, which has direct access to the off-leash reserve just behind the motel. It was great to be able to have our wee pooch with us in the room (in his own playpen, with puppy training pad). Our bed was very comfy, though the pillows were a little on the firm...

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments. This is our smallest room and is a perfect pet friendly room as it is set to the rear of the property right next to the reserve - perfect for dog walks! Regards Fran

Penang, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really love this motel, well equipped, very clean, cozy and comfortable. We had the 1 room family unit (Unit A) Awesome view of the Lake. Lovely owners and very helpful too, giving us advice on the interesting places to visit in Taupo. What I enjoyed most is the walk along the peaceful lake while location is great, food and...

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. So pleased you enjoyed our little garden nook - perfect on a summer's evening. And of course the lake is pretty special as well! Regards Fran

Denver
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful view of Lake Taupo, although we were in the end unit so I'm sure the other units don't have much of a view except from the porch. Our room had one bedroom with a king size bed and a living room with two twin beds. My friend and I ended up sleeping on the twin beds...

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the comprehensive review. It is appreciated as it helps others understand the property better. We work with our guest who are arriving after 9pm (normal closing time) as we do know that travel times can start late and end later. So just call us if you are going to be arriving after 9pm and we will stay open...

Masterton
Reviewed November 7, 2016

When travelling with a dog you won't find anything better than this. A council reserve out the back for your pet to run free and the lake out the front with tiled walkways to enjoy the lake side. Our unit able to sleep four comfortably. Bathroom very compact with a small shower and cramped toilet access, which maybe tricky for...

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Guests with dogs do love the location. We are very fortunate to have the reserve behind the complex and the path along the lake is extremely popular with everyone. Make sure you request a pet room when you book to avoid disappointment as not all of our rooms are pet friendly.

Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Lovely owners/hosts and super clean and tidy rooms. If you're planning on staying in taupo this is the place to stay. Perfect for us and our pup to relax and plenty of space for our dog to run around with the big reserve right outside the doorstep.

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We have limited pet rooms so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment when travelling with pets. Our bonus is the great reserve behind for exercising the pets (and children) in a safe environment.

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Checking in is more akin to visiting friends. Dennis makes you most welcome and has lots of info on Taupo's restaurants and attractions. We stayed in the Guest Room, which is quite small but perfectly ok for a 1-2 night stay. It's perfect if you have a dog as this room opens almost directly onto a dog friendly reserve behind...

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AccentTaupo, Owner at Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We love our town and want all our guests to have the best time possible when here. And there is so much to do!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Lake Terrace in Two Mile Bay. Our contemporary rooms are spacious with super king-size beds and kitchenettes. Enjoy lake views from the front decks or relax in the back gardens. Cook on the BBQ or relax in our large private spa room. Behind the property is a 4-acre reserve and across the road are paved walkways around the lake edge to swimming beaches or nearby restaurants. All rooms enjoy free Wifi and SKY Guest Select 50+ Channels. The Lakehouse and the Cottage are airconditioned. The Guest Room and the Cottage are pet friendly units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge

Address: 310 Lake Terrace | Two Mile Bay, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $80 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“They also allow dogs in one of the appartments, which was great for us.”
 of 5 bubbles johnpR8170CA, 2 days ago | Read review
“The guest room is definitely recommended when travelling with a pet, but it is quite small.”
 of 5 bubbles helianthus1, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“the 1 room family unit is small but comfortable and cozy”
 of 5 bubbles 01ginger63, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Guestroom is enough”
 of 5 bubbles sunnysunshinechen, May 20, 2016 | Read review
“Cottage is great!”
 of 5 bubbles papouBath, Feb 16, 2016 | Read review
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