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4.0 of 5 stars
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Fishing
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George M wrote a review Mar 2024
Windsor, United Kingdom271 contributions104 helpful votes
We didn’t know when we booked that Ironman was on that week so we paid far more than we should have - our mistake The motel has everything you need but BBQ could do with a good clean The room is well equipped with full size oven Good outside area and living room
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Russdi wrote a review Nov 2023
Hamilton, New Zealand334 contributions119 helpful votes
Short walk to town great location. We had an upstairs room with lake view. Large room with full kitchen including full fridge/freezer, microwave and stove. Clean and tidy. Check in was friendly and fast. On-site parking is also a bonus. Will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Book an upstairs room for the view.
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urbanite88 wrote a review Nov 2023
Auckland Central, New Zealand803 contributions436 helpful votes
This is an older property with large rooms, well maintained and very close to town. Stayed overnight on way back to Auckland. Huge room, was originally a timeshare motel now solely motel. Very helpful receptionists. The key to this motel is it's proximity to the town and eateries etc. ie 3 minute walk to town and also across the road from the lake which is nice for a morning walk. Some motels in Taupo are far from town and you need a car. This is not the case with this one. Got a decent rate on Booking. Would stay here again based on the size of the room and it's central location. Enjoyed a nice dip in the Wairakei Terraces hotpools (age 14 years and over), got a decent discount voucher for entry on the grabone site.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Room Tip: Ground floor room no 3 was quiet even though there is traffic. It subsides after about 7pm.
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TravellinVin wrote a review Jul 2023
Auckland, New Zealand81 contributions35 helpful votes
Awesome location, right next to the lake, walking distance to everything you'll need. Free parking on site. Clean and tidy accommodation, great small pool, plunge pool and spa, great for winter time! Best part was the service. We were met with friendly smiles and had great communication. I personally enjoyed that out room wasn't serviced everyday as it felt a bit more homely for me and my baby. Good for the environment too!
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Julie H wrote a review Jun 2023
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Visited Ika Nui late May, worth every dollar. Stayed with 2 other couples and the room was warm, clean and comfortable. We booked the 2 bed with views and everyone had room enough to do there own thing without tripping over each other. Unfortunately, we didn't the greatest view as it was foggy and cloudy, not Ika Nuis fault though. Great affordable place to stay in an awesome handy location - highly recommend
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Date of stay: May 2023
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marklarge wrote a review Feb 2023
Auckland Central, New Zealand60 contributions54 helpful votes
Stayed one night as the remnants of Gabrielle passed. The apartment was excellent, comfortable and finished to a high standard. The only distractors are that its noisy (even at night) and the internet access is very poor. At present its open to as many devices as you wish, which is probably a mistake when everyone competes for the band width. If you need Wifi to work, I couldnt recommend this location. However otherwise these are excellent appartments.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Kay M wrote a review Dec 2022
Devonport, New Zealand290 contributions92 helpful votes
From the moment we stepped into our 1bdrm unit we knew it would be a great stay. It smelt clean and fresh. It was spacious with a big fridge/freezer. An under bench oven and bench elements, plus a good sized microwave. Plenty of containers to use for cooking or cold meals. Bathroom had plenty of light and a heat rail. There was also a floor length unit with shelving to put your toiletries etc. Taupo shopping centre is around the corner with plenty of restaurants with in waking distance. There is a Mini Putt golf across the road Mangeress Loretta was very lovely and willing to help with anything we wanted. We stayed 2 nights. Would we stsy again. Within a heart beat
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Parking is free. Either at the front or drive around to the other side to behind the office off...
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cjkiwigirl wrote a review Nov 2022
Feilding, New Zealand60 contributions8 helpful votes
Fantastic Location and Lake views from balcony. Beds are super comfortable and unit is very quiet. We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment. Bathroom is very big with everything you need. Only downfall was no SKY TV and the indoor pool was not heated. Would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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244paulieR wrote a review Nov 2022
Brisbane, Australia84 contributions80 helpful votes
We stayed 3 nights here and it was excellent. Right on the lake and walking distance to CBD so very handy. Good size unit with seperate bedroom, kitchen and good sized balcony overlooking the lake. It had a large umbrella so was great sitting out there. It was a little noisey early in the morning but not an issue.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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AytonWellington wrote a review Nov 2022
Wellington, New Zealand312 contributions63 helpful votes
We found this to be an excellent place to stay. Almost everything was top class from things within the Unit, the service, and the covered pools. Full sized kitchen plus full fridge/freezer and great outside space to relax with large umbella if needed. Very close to Taupo CDB and right on lake front with views. Easy walk to many restaurants. We highly recommend Ika Nui.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ika Nui Taupo
Which popular attractions are close to Ika Nui Taupo?
Nearby attractions include Lake Taupo (0.08 km), Maori Rock Carvings (0.4 km), and Taupo Mini Golf (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ika Nui Taupo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, complimentary tea, and fishing.
What food & drink options are available at Ika Nui Taupo?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Ika Nui Taupo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Master of India, Roquette Restaurant - Taupo, and Malabar Nepalese and Indian Kitchen.
Is Ika Nui Taupo located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Taupo.