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Gables Lakefront Motel

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Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Accommodation was great and location perfect. Little touches like being able to do your laundry was really helpful. The owners were fantastic. One of our teenagers were really upset as their phone had died. Peter went out of his way to help and get things sorted, really nice folks here.

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EdwardandShannon
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Thanks to previous reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to break up the drive from Wellington to Auckland with a stop over at this great Motel! Friendly Hosts/ Very clean rooms/ Private Hot tub/ Great view of the lake with swimming beach directly across the road. But what really made this place stand out was the nice little touches, freshly...

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gables Motel is a really nice hotel in Taupo. The staff were extremely nice and helpful and made the place really welcoming. The rooms were spacious and clean and the spa was amazing! We will be recommending this hotel to others.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our two night stay at Gables. Very comfortable well appointed accommodation with a beautiful view over the lake towards distant volcanoes. Especially appreciated the daily fruit and cookies as well as plunger coffee and free wifi. Also the friendly help and advice offered by Peter & Penny which contributed greatly to our stay,

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Day 20 - 2017-01-16 (Monday) - Dipping ourselves in this private hot pool in the Motel This motel is awfully good. - It can stay up to 4 guests - it has a private heated pool - the direct view of Lake Taupo is awesome. As we are facing West, we are able to appreciate sunset in front of our...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were welcomed with a warm smile from Peter, offers of local knowledge and then a personal familiarisation of the motel room. The rooms were very clean and have a great design with a lounge at the entrance with views over the lake. This then leads into a functional kitchenette and side-bathroom, followed by a separate bedroom and then the...

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Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here before and it is always first choice when staying or passing through Taupo. Well situated and appointed, great safe parking. Coffee and ice cream just across the road by the Lake. Great view across to the mountain ranges.

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Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thanks Pete and Penny for an enjoyable stay. Really relaxed and welcoming with nothing being a problem. Made us feel at home. Great facilities and family friendly. Will definitely be back. Regards Dave and Mere.

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Halifax, England
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have travelled the world for over forty years and without exaggeration the Gables Lakefront Motel ranks up there in our top five for location, service, cleanliness and value for money. Owners Peter and Penny Nash are perfect hosts. We felt at home right away with their friendly welcome. Our chalet, 14, was modern and clean with a sizeable living...

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Balgowlah, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Peter and Penney are wonderful hosts and their warm welcome, apples and homemade cookies made our stay in Taupo special and memorable. The lakefront motel is an excellent facility and the view over the lake and the mountains is spectacular

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gables Lakefront Motel is located on the lakefront at Taupo. The 9 superior one bedroom units have stunning views and each has its own hot pool. The 3 deluxe one bedroom have views of the lake and share a jacuzzi. There are also two, 2 bedroom family units and a 3 bedroom family unit. The family units have access to the jacuzzi. All apartments at Gables have free WiFi access, 43 inch TVs, either king size beds or super kingsize, kitchens or kitchenettes, outdoor furniture and many more facilities. We welcome you at Gables. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gables Lakefront Motel

Address: 130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $182 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gables Lakefront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Rooms 13, 14,15 have excellent lake views and private hot tubs to relax in.”
 of 5 bubbles NEALBOURNE, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are Lake facing, there are a couple behind the hotel reception with less view but still lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Paaaam, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“wonderful views, Great, friendly and helpful owners, thankyou to Pete and Penny”
 of 5 bubbles gpbeachen, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 13, 14 and 15 have great views”
 of 5 bubbles kennethcL1428XE, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lake view”
 of 5 bubbles Q477UUpatrickr, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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