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Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge

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#6 of 41 motels in Taupo
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Quality Lake Edge Accommodation on the shores of Lake Taupo. ALL 10 luxury units have views of Lake Taupo and the mountains of Tongariro National Park (Ruapehu, Ngaruhoe & Tongariro) Studio units with king size beds, in-room 2 person spa, kitchen facilities, underfloor heating, wireless internet and LCD TVs & DVD players. Family units with same facilities, 2 single beds in separate bedroom We have an outdoor Thermal Pool and BBQ for guests use Free off street parking in a quiet location
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Beach
Hiking
Airport transportation
Hot spring bath
Street parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Fishing
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Charming
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Languages Spoken
English
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louise wrote a review Mar 2024
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom3 contributions
What a fantastic place to stay! Literally right on the Lake this accommodation offers everything you need for the perfect stay in Taupo! The accommodation is light, bright and airy and although there were only 3 of us it would comfortably accommodate 5.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Michelle wrote a review Mar 2024
Palmerston North, New Zealand1 contribution
Location is great. The hotel its self is getting tired. The bathroom needs updating. Plastic shower cubicle which is small. Paint around toilet flaking off. Light above kitchen not working. That area is very dark. TV quite small, bed ok. View is great - balcony quite small but nice to sit and admire the lake. Air con remote didn’t work, fuse blown - we fixed that to get power on one side of unit to sockets. Ok stay, nice people just needs some modernising especially for the price.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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UKLion wrote a review Feb 2024
Tauranga, New Zealand46 contributions4 helpful votes
We have stayed here several times and enjoy the location and the rooms are pleasant for our needs but do need updating somewhat. The management staff are willing and helpful overall. For the past stay of 3 nights coffee has been off the menu as the coffee maker simply didn't work. I asked for it to be replaced but instead it was fixed and it did work once but continued to fail for the rest of our stay. While just a small thing it does take the edge off the stay. There was no option for coffee other than use the "pods" in the machine that didn't function so very frustrating. When I check out today I will ask them again to replace the coffee maker in Unit 2 so lets hope anyone reading this review in a few days time who may have been in Unit 2 has a better experience.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Sherpa22733613408 wrote a review Feb 2024
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3 adults and a 3 years old in the downstairs unit. Friendly staff. Main room great. 2nd bedroom claustrophobic and stuffy especially as the weather was instensely hot. My subjective view is the space would be better used to remove the in room spa pool and upgrade the kitchen and 2nd bedroom but I appreciate that would be expensive and some people might enjoy an in room spa. Kitchen REALLY needs an extractor fan, especially as the pans burn. Pool far too hot to use which was disappointing so really appreciated the proximity to the lake. Suggest take scissors to open grocery packets because there are none, and a light for outside if you want to sit out and read because there isn't one. If we had just been 2 adults and able to eat out it would have been a better experience. I would stay again though despite the glitches. Most spectacular sunset I've seen. No idea why the photos won't upload.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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CharleyFarley777 wrote a review Jan 2024
Barlaston, United Kingdom46 contributions17 helpful votes
We enjoyed our stay at Boulevard Waters in an excellent room on the first floor with fantastic views of the Lake and hills from the balcony. All areas were good and efficient: polite and helpful reception, invisible and thorough room cleaning and a great thermal pool at at 35°C. Thoroughly recommended.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Joseph A wrote a review Jan 2024
Auckland Central, New Zealand9 contributions1 helpful vote
I recently stayed at The Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge Firstly, the location is the best as they advertised, they are the closest to the Lake. All the rooms overlook the lake and have a beautiful balcony/patio. I was trying to book this place last year but due to limited rooms they always sell out first, so make sure you book in advance. I have stayed in 5 different motels in Taupo however this will be my go-to place now. If you’re looking for a spot that has a balcony/courtyard, cooking facilities, and a personal spa tub inside your room look no further this is the place. The motel is also away from the main road (closer to the lake) which makes it super quiet for a good night's sleep. We also used the outside warm pool which was great, they also have sky channels and a coffee machine with different flavors of coffee capsules in the room. Don't miss the beautiful sunset view from your room. Special thanks to Bhushan and the management team for providing excellent service. Thanks very much and will be staying again next time we’re in Taupo.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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gotgolf18 wrote a review Jan 2024
Charlotte, NC40 contributions33 helpful votes
Perfect location directly on the lakefront. Our top floor room had a beautiful lake view. Room was clean and comfortable with all the needed amenities. A bit of a walk into town but liked that we were a bit removed from the noise and congestion. A lovely coffee shop right below the motel for a delicious breakfast. Parking was quite tight but manager was very accommodating in making space for everyone. The driveway entrance is a bit hidden so be on the lookout for round blue sign.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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tracy wrote a review Nov 2023
Ventura County Coast, California6 contributions
Incredible lake views from our room. Friendly staff welcomed us. Hotel room was spotless. Enjoyed the spa tub too! All amenities were well thought out. Wish we could have stayed longer. It was so relaxing to enjoy a walk along the lakeside trail. Location is perfect. Great nights sleep.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Eilish M wrote a review Nov 2023
Wellington, New Zealand1 contribution
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This is a truly beautiful place! We stayed on the top floor and it was a spacious room with incredible views over the lake. The room was nice and quiet, could not hear anything except the sound of the water crashing on the beach. It's in a great spot next to a nice cafe, the beach, and a few minutes drive from city centre. Host was lovely too! Would definitely stay again, and have recommended to family and friends.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Melissa M wrote a review Nov 2023
Brisbane, Australia12 contributions8 helpful votes
From the moment you arrive, you feel like the customer, excellent communication, funky layout, thermal spa and pool, Fantastic views and incredible location. Once we arrived we didn’t use our car. Bedding really comfortable and laundry facilities made our stay complete.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 23 Nov 2023
Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to Boulevard Waters
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Waipahihi Botanical Gardens (0.8 km), Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort (1.2 km), and Mount Tauhara (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mole & Chicken, Bistro Lago, and Edgewater Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.