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Gables Lakefront Motel

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“homemade cookies”(94 reviews)
“hot tub”(105 reviews)
“across the road”(70 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed here for 1 night because of our constant travels. However, we had an great stay here. Easy to find, the owner is unbelievably nice & extremely helpful with finding things to do around the area. Rooms are very roomy & the bed...More

Thank Keithkeith33
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A modern complex with a lovely old-fashioned approach to customer service and I mean this in a very positive way!! How many motels still slip a newspaper outside your door in the morning, offer you fresh milk on request and leave crisp apples in a...More

Thank Luv2C2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights with our two young children was a great place to stay. Perfect location right next to the lake, really clean rooms with really good facilities. Peter and Penny lovely helpful hosts. We’ll be back!

Thank CharissaJM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights based here and did day trips to Rotorua, a yacht cruise and other attractions around the lake. What a beautiful little spot! From the ice cream van across the road, the coffee van down the street to the friendly, attentive, efficient...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 3rd stay with Peter an Penny and as always a pleasure to visit. The units are very clean and tidy with great service from all their staff nothing being a problem, has everything you would need to make the stay most comfortable...More

Thank theclarks9
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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desa_plg
5 October 2016|
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Response from Karen Y | Reviewed this property |
We had a ground floor 1 bedroom apartment. It had only 1 bathroom with shower & toilet. Modern & very clean. We also had our own private spa. It was in a walled & roofed room off the bedroom.
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orangecat0
22 June 2016|
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Response from TaupoGables | Property representative |
The drive time from Gables Lakefront Motel to Rotorua Airport is approx 1H.15M. With your check-in time for your flight to CHC, this should be indicated on your ticket for the latest that you need to be there and factor in... More
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sc0rpio12
12 May 2015|
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Response from TaupoGables | Property representative |
Hi scOrpio1, Yes, we have units that have easy access facilities. All of our units have walk in showers and we also have a ramp for wheel chairs if needed. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Peter & Penny
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Room Tips
"Amazing views, easy to find, price very reasonable."
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"most units look out at the lake, maybe the family units do not"
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"Ask for a full lake suite"
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"Most rooms have a view of Lake Taupo"
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