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Gables Lakefront Motel

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“homemade cookies”(90 reviews)
“hot tub”(99 reviews)
“across the road”(67 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviewshomemade cookieshot tubacross the roadhosts peterlake tauponight lightcoffee cartprivate spa poollittle touchesgreat hostsup to datecomfy bedgreat spotfriendly ownersonly stayed one nightsky tva great place to stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't praise this motel enough. The room itself was very large, with a living space, kitchen space, bathroom, bedroom and a room with a private hot tub (which was very clean). The room was also very clean and very comfortable. What made the motel...More

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Not only best Motel, but best view of the lake. second stay, hosts did a fantastic job of accomodating us at short notice, once again motel room was clean, tidy and very well appointed. has to be the best shower I have had in a...More

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

Hi Derek S, Thanks for the great review. It was lovely to see you both again and we are pleased that you enjoyed your room with the awesome views of the lake and the mountains and all the little extras like homemade cookies and fresh...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean and tidy, the shower was fantastic, amazingly comfortable bed and lovely hosts who are willing to go the extra mile to ensure you have a great stay. I would definately return again and will be recommending this Motel to others.More

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

Hi Mordees1, Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and host you at our motel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room and our facilities. Hope you had a safe trip back home and we hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Totally functional, clean, and comfortable. The shower water pressure is amazing. The apples and biscuits a nice touch. Slightly far from the main part of town which will require a car but nothing unmanageable. Great stay would returnMore

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

Hi Daniel C, Thanks for the great review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed your unit and all our facilities. We wish you all the best and look forward to seeing you both again. Take care. Kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night and can’t wait to stay again! We were given a really warm welcome on arrival and loved the touch of fresh apples and baked cookies. We made the most of our time by getting straight into the spa pool that night...More

Thank GaryandAnna14
Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi GaryandAnna14, Thanks for the great review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed your room with the awesome views of the lake and the mountains and all the little extras like homemade cookies and fresh fruit. We...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (167)
Room & Suite (68)
Pool & Beach (7)
Dining (1)
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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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