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“Excellent Motel and Thoroughly Enjoyed the Stay”

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Anglers Paradise Motel
Ranked #9 of 9 Hotels in Turangi
Reviewed July 7, 2013

An excellent motel to stay and relax. Enjoyed the stay out there to the brim and would love to go back to the same hotel for next trip to Taupo.

Well maintained room, very clean and tidy and comfortable place to relax.

Room Tip: Stayed in a King Studio, very spacious and lovely ambiance. All the rooms have a good balcony and vi...
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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robwilliams1, Manager at Anglers Paradise Motel, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2013

Thankyou for your very positive review.I also appreciated the photo, it brings back memories as it was taken from a position very close to 7000ft directly above where we used to live and I have stood on that summit 7 times.

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Reviewed June 30, 2013

We stayed there for a weekend ski trip. The rooms were spotlessly well maintained. We arrived quite late but the lady owner still waited. Super friendly on arrival. We also booked cooked breafast for the next day before skiing. It was delishhhousss. Very nice services as well.
I booked through agents so the price was a bit higher.
Recommended booking directly on their website. U will save a bit more for your trip.

Room Tip: Not many retaurants around. If u dont like junk food, then pack ur own food from home =]]
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

As i was here for a family event, and also travelling through for work, this was the alternative to my other option in Turangi. Im so glad i went with Anglers. Upon arrival and meeting Lyn, it was like visiting family. Very helpful and inviting. My room was lovely, and even though i stay in large hotels, it was nice to know that i could open my sliding door to hear kids playing and enjoying themselves and other guests enjoying the BBQ facilities for a twilight dinner.
I hope to come and stay again when i am travelling through, and recommend this motel to everyone passing through, or staying for the weekend!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Henry H
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Enjoyed our stay at this lovely well maintained motel. Very friendly arrival. Parked outside rooom. French doors opening on other side of room onto patio with table and chairs. Close to lovely swimming pool - beautifully maintained with loungers and cushions. Kitchen facilites very good. Bathroom with separate toilet. Highly recommende.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Kay S
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

We have enjoyed this motel in the past and the new hosts were very accomodating. As usal the grounds and the room was way above the normal standard. I did make a couple of mistakes for not removing the spa pool cover and replacing it as would be expected. I apprecited the chastise from the owners. This place although some have said dated is the perfect place to relax. Echo reminded me of home and was an attraction even though his advanced years aren showing. Poor ol fella but hey arent we all. Thankyou for the conversations over dinner in your restuarant and the chance to meet you and stay at your paradise

Room Tip: Stay in any room these hosts are great
  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed at Anglers Paradise for 3 nights with Lynne and Rob. They are a great couple and very friendly. Rob took my husband fishing (he caught a 5lb brown trout) which Lynne cooked the following evening and we ate with them at no cost. Our room was comfortable, like other comments, a bit of a step back in time, but the bed was massive and excellently comfortable. Pool and spa were clean and well looked after. Other couples who were staying at the same time had been back time and time again. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

We stayed overnight during my trip to Taupo last year.
We booked one family room for two bedrooms inside and it fit for up to 5 adults (one extra bed at dining room). The hotel was a little bit old, but facility was standard, small kitchen with fridge, dining table, free coffee and tea, hot water and ensuite bathroom
Because located at a small city Turangi, it was really quiet and we have a good sleep quality that night. It was nice, clean and comfortable, and have WI-FI facility.
The owner was friendly and ready to help you, the location is a little bit far from Taupo lake, still 40-50 km to Taupo City centre by the lake, but ... yeep, you got what you paid.

Room Tip: Because the hotel has two floors, the room at bottom floor maybe (not always) have some noise proble...
  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with family
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Thank santo t
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Address: 57 Raukura Street | 3334, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 9 Hotels in Turangi
Price Range: $83 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Anglers Paradise Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Secluded in two acres of trees and garden, set around a swimming pool, spa and children’s play area, with plenty of room to relax after a busy day, our other on-site facilities include FREE Wi-Fi, free gas BBQ's, guests laundry and drying lockers. Continental and cooked breakfast can be delivered to units and we also have Anglers licensed restaurant serving dinner and breakfast (reservations necessary). Also, we can arrange various activities for you in the area, such as trout fishing guides for lake and river fishing (no experience needed and all equipment provided), rafting, kayaking, skiing and transport to and from the Tongariro National Park, Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Ruapehu Ski Fields,Scenic flights over the volcanoes and other activities. ... more   less 
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