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Gables Lakefront Motel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Superb motel, stunning views and great location. Facilities and hospitality excellent - thank you Peter and Penny - thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Great touches including the homemade cookies our room. Highly recommended !

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Thank ln8866
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gables Motel has a sign out front reading, "No. 1 hotel on Trip Advisor ." And I would say they live up to it. I was greeted right away with a friendly face who checked me in and walked me over to my room. The room I has was perfect. It was on the end so I only had one...

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Thank Leigh R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved everything about this accomodation - great location right on the lake, views to the mountains, easy picturesque walk to town, and a high level of cleanliness and attention to detail. Our hosts made us feel very welcome.

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Thank lenniehar
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second time we have stayed at this motel. Will do so again without doubt. Motel is in a prime location, with stunning views of the lake and the mountains in the distance. Rooms are spacious,clean and modern.Touches that make a difference include the fresh fruit, homemade biscuits etc. - it is often the little things that have the biggest impact....

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Thank nickalan
Perth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights with our family in four rooms and know why you are ranked number one in Taupo. Location, cleanliness, homemade cookies and the best hosts you will meet in the motel game. Keep up the good work as you deserve your rating.

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Thank Dijo49
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I stayed at The Gables for one night, and it wasn't nearly enough! The location, right in the lakefront, is so stunning and peaceful. The motel itself was the best one we've stayed in by a mile. It was clean and spacious, with all the necessary amenities, the hot tub was a wonderful perk, and all the...

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Thank alice121087
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very happy with my stay at Gables. The rooms are big and clean and the hot tub is a great bonus! Super friendly staff, were very welcoming throughout our stay. Would definitely recommend staying at Gables!

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Thank Graceay
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good sized clean units with great spa pool in our room. Homemade cookies and newspaper each morning were great. Nothing was to much trouble for the friendly staff. Really appreciated the free of charge laundry.

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Thank Joy T
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

This my second stay at Gables and just as marvellous as the first. I had a really comfortable sleep. My only sadnesses were that I couldn't stay longer and that it wasn't really swimming weather (Gables is opposite a fantastic swimming beach).

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TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront Motel, responded to this review

Hi travellingwoman2016, Thanks for the great review. It was see you again and we are pleased that you enjoyed your room and all our facilities. Hopefully next time we can put some nice sunshine on for you. We wish you all the best for the rest of your travels and hope to see you again soon. Take care. Kind regards,...

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived late on a wet and rainy night, relief manager was so friendly and easy going. Had a good laugh. Rooms are really nice, modern and clean. A great nights sleep. Would definitley recommend staying here and will stay again.

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TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront Motel, responded to this review

Hi altania2017, Thanks for the great review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed your room with our very comfortable beds and all our facilities. We wish you all the best for the rest of your travels and hope to see you again soon. Take care. Kind regards, Peter & Penny

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $171 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gables Lakefront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#2 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
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“Room 15 has a spa tub and is an end unit.”
  • Here is a view from the front door looking in.
  • The kitchen came in handy.
  • The bedroom. Comfortable bed.
  • The Spa bath outside the bedroom. Perfect after a long day on a biycle.
  • Good size bathroom. Small shower.
  • The lake and my rental car.
677leighr, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have a hot tub.”
nickalan, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Suggest the superior room if you want to relax in the privacy of your own hot tub. Also has king size bed in seperate bedroom.”
klshanster, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had room 6, great views.”
  • View of Lake Taupo
  • View from chairs outside room
  • View of Lake Taupo
  • View of Lake Taupo
JohnsiesonHol, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The superior one bedroom rooms are amazing with your own private spa pool in your room”
blackatz001, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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