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The Lake Motel

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Overview
63 Mere Road, Taupo 3330 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Housekeeping
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews retro style door access pet friendly accommodation quiet area new zealand plunger coffee minute walk the room was nice thoroughly enjoyed our stay nice stay stayed for two nights living room comfortable bed motel hosts lake pooch
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a joy to arrive at the Lake motel and relax in sixties atmosphere. After a friendly welcome by Tony with tips for the next day we settled with a complimentary tea and fresh milk. Price value is great at the Lake Motel. There is...More

Thank RotterdamRon
Response from The_Lake_Motel, Owner at The Lake MotelResponded 4 days ago

Thankyou so much for taking the time to post a review and so glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place to stay. Tony & Di are so welcoming and helpful. Loved the retro style decor. Beautifully clean. Very thoughtful in terms of information provided, attention to detail, etc. Great location too-very near the Lake (3mins walk). Lake Taupo is a beautiful area and...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Lake Motel. We particularly liked the fact it was a small motel slightly back from its larger competitors, which made it quiet. The room was very comfortable and very well appointed. The only thing missing was a box...More

Thank Karen E
Response from The_Lake_Motel, Owner at The Lake MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Karen for taking the time to review your stay and so glad you enjoyed your time here in Taupo.

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Kind people and great and warm place! Me and my wife loved this place! Tony (owner) is a very polite person, give a lot of suggestions what to do em Taupo and give discounts to take breakfast in a good place in front of Lake...More

Thank Renan B
Response from The_Lake_Motel, Owner at The Lake MotelResponded 11 October 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay guys.

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Can't fault our experience! Price was great...room was amazing. We had such a restful stay and the retro room had character which made it very homely. Clean and well equipped kitchenette. Our host was lovely and very knowledgeable about the area. We'd go back for...More

Thank marshie20
Response from The_Lake_Motel, Owner at The Lake MotelResponded 29 September 2018

Thankyou for your very kind review and so glad you had a great stay.

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About
Description
Come and stay at the coolest boutique Lake Taupo motel – in central Taupo, New Zealand. Our six motel units boast unique retro styling with modern comforts. Your friendly hosts’ local knowledge will ensure that your More stay is comfortable and peaceful. Our six rooms are all located on the ground floor, with SKY TV, queen size beds, free WiFi and separate bathrooms. The units all have kitchenettes. We are small enough to provide personalised service and a homely, relaxed atmosphere for your stay. We are well appointed with facilities and can recommend some great local service providers for further needs. From its stylish retro decor, to the bird filled gardens, The Lake Motel is truly a boutique motel with a difference. With attention to detail, mid-century retro styling and art throughout, The Lake Motel is a unique establishment and is NZ’s only motel to have featured in Home & Entertaining, NZ’s top design magazine. We look forward to you visiting us soon! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Suites
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$86 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lake Hotel Taupo
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Suites
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$86 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lake Hotel Taupo
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
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Room & Suite (48)
Dining (4)
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carolhazeleric
15 July 2018|
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Response from Chia D | Reviewed this property |
No the room that I was given doesn’t come with a hot tub and this motel also doesn’t have a hotpool.
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Peter M
24 July 2014|
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Response from phoenix103 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peter, Centrally heated? Not as far as I remember, but don't quote me on that. We were there in March, so it wasn't cold and we didn't need heating. I suggest you email them direct. You will find the email address on... More
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"All probably the same"
poppit2018
7 May 2018
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"Only a small number of rooms - so book early."
Alan-Aust
4 Dec 2016
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"Room 3 was fantastic"
lucih721
20 Jul 2016
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"A room with a kitchen/living area."
RhondaD664
4 Feb 2016
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