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Gables Lakefront Motel

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“homemade cookies”(96 reviews)
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“across the road”(72 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to stay in Taupo, Very friendly and accomodating at a great price. Has everything you need plus had a cool hot tub at back of room. I have stayed at most motels in Taupo and this would be the best all round motel....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owners were very friendly, helpful and welcoming. The home made cookies and apples in the room were very much appreciated. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The bed was comfortable and the spa pool was great to relax in. We enjoyed...More

Thank Dianne75
Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dianne75, Thanks for the great in depth review and kind words. We really do try our best to make your stay the best ever. It was lovely to see you both and we really enjoyed your company. We are pleased that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Taupo for a couple of days, we stayed overnight at the Gables Lakefront Motel. From the moment we arrived I knew that we would enjoy our stay, as Penny was very friendly and showed us our room and went through where everything was...More

Thank WENDYWOOWU
Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 2 days ago

Hi Wendywoowu, Thanks for the great in depth review and kind words. We really do try our best to make your stay the best ever. It was lovely to see you both and we really enjoyed your company. We are pleased that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here a couple nights with our 3.5 year old. Spacious, clean rooms. Great views of the lake across the street, and an easy walk along the lake into town. Very friendly staff who took the time to show us our room and local attractions...More

Thank jetlagged79
Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi jetlagged79, Thanks for the great review. It was lovely to meet you all and we are pleased that you had a great time and you found plenty of activities to keep the young one entertained. We really enjoyed your company and are pleased that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a stopover on our way back from Palmerston North with a large trailer in tow. The gentleman in the office was extremely helpful and accommodating. The unit was very clean and modern and had a lot of personal touches such as...More

Thank Deirdre C
Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Deirdre C, Thanks for the great review and kind words. It was a pleasure to host you both and we are pleased that we could fit your trailer in our car parks. We wish you all the best and hope to see you again...More

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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$104 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 Family 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$104 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 Family 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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Room & Suite (67)
Pool & Beach (7)
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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
"Fabulous views of Lake Taupo"
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"The one bedroom units have the best view."
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"All rooms view Lake Taupo, so go for a room that includes a Hot Pool - they are private and well worth it."
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"All rooms that have a lakeside view which are in the majority"
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