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Phoenix Resort

212 Lake Terrace Waipahihi, Taupo 3330 New Zealand
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#19 of 41 motels in Taupo
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Welcome to Phoenix Resort Taupo. The resort itself is set in a picture-perfect rose garden, directly across the road from sparkling Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake. Accommodation options encompass a choice of flexible configurations. Check into a spotless, impeccably maintained studio, or a one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment. Two-bedroom apartments sleep up to a maximum of six. The single-bedroom units will accommodate up to four. The studios on the other hand, are ideal for a romantic getaway for two. All rooms include hospitable touches including kitchen facilities, selected Sky TV channels, free WiFi to keep you connected and even electric blankets to keep you cozy. All rooms also have their own private thermal mineral pool, where you can relax in the rich minerals and revitalise your your mind, body and soul.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Mini golf
Children's playground
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Complimentary tea
Outdoor furniture
Express check-in / check-out
Self-serve laundry
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Housekeeping
Private balcony
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Iron
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Private bathrooms
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Charming
Languages Spoken
English
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Karen697 wrote a review Feb 2023
London, United Kingdom49 contributions59 helpful votes
Our Travel Agent booked us into the Phoenix Resort as we had to cancel our stay in Napier due to the cyclone. This is not a resort, more like a motel. The lady at reception showed us to the room and where we could park. The room didn’t seem particularly clean so after she left I pulled back the covers to find that the bed hadn’t been changed and the room hadn’t been cleaned. The receptionist was very apologetic and after ringing the housekeeper said there had been a miscommunication and the room needed to be cleaned. We decided to walk into town and get some food whilst they did this. The room is very basic and in need of a refurb. The shower cubicle is small and the water pressure kept dropping. Didn’t fancy using the “spa bath” which is in what looks like a wooden shed at the
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Date of stay: February 2023
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MichaelTasman wrote a review Jan 2023
133 contributions76 helpful votes
Room was well equipped and clean but it could really do with having some money spent on new floor coverings and freshening up the spa pool. Most expensive accommodation we have had in NZ and certainly nowhere near the best we have experienced.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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debbie wrote a review Dec 2022
Southampton, United Kingdom41 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed here for 4 nights and had a great time. The owner was very welcoming and helpful , giving us suggestions of what to do in the rain. The room was clean , and well equipped. We did not use the thermal bath that came with the room. The shower in the bathroom was powerful and well equipped. There was free parking at the property. Just across the road and past a hotel is the lake with loads of walks and cycle ways, you can walk into town from here , its about 15 minutes. Food can be delivered to the room. Great base to explore the lake taupe area
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Date of stay: December 2022
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JulesnDan wrote a review Nov 2022
Brisbane, Australia60 contributions49 helpful votes
A hidden gem! The location is great and the property is charming. The owner is very friendly and helpful and grows amazing roses for guests to enjoy. The unit was very clean and quiet large. It has full kitchen facilities, complimentary DIY laundry, including wash powder! The mineral bath is super hot and a nice treat. Overall a great place for an extended stay. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Renata D wrote a review Oct 2022
Brisbane, Australia39 contributions5 helpful votes
Pulled up at 6pm after a long drive, they were very accommodating, great price, nice clean room with a kitchen and a private mineral pool. Lake View and 4km from town centre. Very happy with our stay.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Natasha wrote a review Sept 2022
161 contributions21 helpful votes
Booked after our booking at Clearview was cancelled. $350 for one night in a very tired and run down unit. The “spa pool” is tired with flaking paint and rusting nails. Not inviting at all. Doesn’t stay filled has to be drained and refilled each time. No views and awkward parking off a busy road. No restaurants in walking distance.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Helen M wrote a review Jul 2022
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Lovely 3 night stay in a comfortable, clean and spacious 1brm unit. Couldn't fault it! So handy to lovely lakeside walks and cycles. Nice to be able to soak in the hot pool as well. Would have been nice to have a ' Do not need to service' sign to put up on the door. As felt a daily service wasn't necessary. Would save the staff/ owners time and money.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Rosemary M wrote a review Oct 2021
Wellington, New Zealand10 contributions
Very well equipped. Spotlessly clean. Reasonable price. Handy location, across the road from the lake. Lovely garden to sit in and enjoy. Private thermal pool. Comfortable bed. I will stay there again.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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FullyNZ wrote a review Sept 2021
Fox Glacier, New Zealand199 contributions33 helpful votes
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A good stay here at Phoenix Resort. One could be confused by the name, as this is not a resort per se, rather a Motel with large grounds. The guy at Reception was really friendly and showed me to my room. The room was a 1 Bedroom Apartment. Downstairs is a small living area, kitchen with oven and dishwasher and a bathroom. Past the kitchen is a door out to a small enclosed Pool Area. The mineral pool is rather nice, be warned the hot water comes out at about 75°C, so definitely pays to keep a eye on it. Up a fairly steep staircase is a bedroom with a king bed in it. There is a small balcony area off the bedroom. Room wasnt advertised as having lake views, but the bedroom had pleasant obstructed views of the Lake. The Motel is located on the main drag, so can be a bit noisey
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Arfaida D wrote a review Jul 2021
Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions2 helpful votes
We were on a hike trip to Tongariro but wanted to stay at place where we still could do fun activities with the kids being a short 3 days 2 nights trip. When we were looking I was quite keen to look for a plc that had a private thermal pool as I just wanted the privacy and luxury of being able to get in for a warm soak every time we came in from the cold outside and if we just wanted to be inside... Phoenix was perfect.. We left Auckland in the evening after dinner time right after hubby finish work arriving only after mignight. This proves to be no issues with the management at all as the Hotel receptionist was so accomodating phoning me in that evening to reconfirm our arrival and making sure that we knew the procedure as they were going to leave the keys in an after hour
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Date of stay: July 2021
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$177 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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