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Accent on Taupo Motor Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We located Accent , on tripadvisor , after a journey from New Plymouth the promise of a "HotTub" was the winner. and it was. Great and hospitable couple , recommend a stay , everything you might need in the Studio apartment! thank you !

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

Always happy when our guests find what they want with us. And don't forget the plum tree that is full of ripe fruit at this time of year. Perfect for those summer desserts! Regards Fran - Host

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with my 9 year old granddaughter. Staff were very helpful with local information. It is a small motel but clean and comfortable. Across the road from the lake. It was perfect for us and not expensive.

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

Thank you for your review. We try to make sure guests know what they can do while in the district. Sometimes local knowledge is better than travel guides! Regards Fran - Host

ashland, oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid extra for a room with a view of the lake. Actually, I needed to sit on the deck to see the lake, which was quite enjoyable. There is a walking path along the lake, which went for quite a ways. The bed was very comfortable. I slept like a baby. I also used the hot tub, which has...

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

It is great to see the guests enjoying the lake outlook from our front decks - so relaxing! And when people tell us they sleep like babes in our beds we are really pleased. The quiet location plus the great beds work like a charm for the weary traveler! Regards Fran - Host

Malaga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a king studio room which was spacious with 2 different outside seating areas one which looked across the road to the lake and the other in its own small garden space. It is out of the town in 2 mile bay so not suitable if you want to walk to all the bars and restaurants. There is however...

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

Thanks for the review on the property. Glad to see people using the garden nooks at the back of the units. The perfect place to chill after a hard day of activities! And our flags are a hit with guests - we try to fly country flags for our international guests BUT we don't have every country in stock so...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thanks for the review. We do enjoy having guests who get out there and do stuff whatever the weather! Holidays are all about doing fun stuff and if we can make it easier by providing the right accommodation then that is perfect! Regards Fran - Host

Otaki Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed January 15, 2017 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 January 9, 2017

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 January 4, 2017 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 December 23, 2016

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 December 21, 2016

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

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $88 - $187 (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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“Book the Hot tub , for a relaxing winddown ...:-)”
 of 5 bubbles clinicstb, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Only the front rooms by the road would have a full view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles avram22, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Safe with any room.”
 of 5 bubbles AnonymousMalaga, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“They also allow dogs in one of the appartments, which was great for us.”
 of 5 bubbles johnpR8170CA, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The guest room is definitely recommended when travelling with a pet, but it is quite small.”
 of 5 bubbles helianthus1, Dec 23, 2016 | Read review
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