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Judges Pool Motel

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Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Winner 2014. Just a stone's throw from the world-renowned Tongariro River at the southern end of Lake Taupo, Judges Pool Motel offers comfortable, quiet place to stay. Stroll to the river pools to fish for big Rainbow and Brown Trout or venture to the nearby Tongariro National Park with its alpine walks and ski fields. Judges Pool Motel provides the perfect base for your activities or the ideal stopover with no traffic noise on your travels, with affordable family accommodation in our fully self-contained units. We're one of the area's most popular motels and the owners-operators Stella and Rhett have a wealth of local knowledge to share with you. . All Units Serviced Daily . Free Unlimited WIFI . Heat Pumps / Air Conditioning . Laundry and a Drying Room . Undercover BBQ Area
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Taupo Airport22 mi
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All reviews stayed here tongariro crossing free wifi the kitchen two nights very comfortable stay long hike heat pump electric blankets small town spacious room min drive road trip units motel hosts heatpump
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are large, clean with a full kitchenette and plenty of hot water and electric blankets. The Wi-Fi worked well but you are given a code for each device with 5GB of data. This was my second time staying at the hotel and it...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Malibu_Man1901
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Billed as quiet and it is. Cant hear SH1 at all. Units are well kept. Complimentary little bottle of milk on arrival for coffee and tea, no uht thimbles. Main shops 10 mins walk max. New world nearby and toaster in kitchen. Heat pump on...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank chasandrach
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This place is awesome! After a long hike we arrived at the Judges Pool Motel and the owners made us feel welcome and even put a Swiss flag on the post to greet us. The rooms were spaceious, super tidy and super clean. The kitchen...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank ChrigiZH
Reviewed March 9, 2018

I stayed here for a couple of nites. Its a nice , neat place to stay with the rooms having all the facilities you need. Its in a small town so if anyone goes with 4 star , 5 star expectations then its unreasonable. The...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Ani_Sydney
Reviewed February 2, 2018

An older style motel unit, fairly basic, but with a very comfortable bed, air-conditioning (wonderful on a hot night!) and an upgraded, disability-friendly bathroom. The price compared favourably with others in the town. Owners were very warm. Everywhere was clean. There were Cafe sol coffee...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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"All rooms have a parking spot for your unit in front"
Malibu_Man1901
2 weeks ago
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"all rooms are the same it seems"
ChrigiZH
Mar 29, 2018
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"all rooms are ok"
murali_1951
Jan 7, 2018
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"They are all great with rear decks and access to car parking and playground area."
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Jan 30, 2017
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PRICE RANGE
$78 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTurangi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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