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“An amazing hotel! Highly recommended! ” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Sails On The Lake
Ranked #3 of 71 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“An amazing hotel! Highly recommended! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stay last night. The owners are super friendly and helpful. The room and views are stunning. Clean, and tidy. The bath spa was an added bonus just what was needed after a week in a campervan! Couldn't recommend this place enough.

Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family of four enjoyed the quiet, clean and comfortable room with all the luxuries of home. Staff was very friendly and helpful recommending sights and restaurants in the area. My favorite part was you crossed the street and your toes were digging in the sand. Location was perfect within walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Would highly reccomend Sails on the Beach when visiting Lake Taupo.

Stayed January 2017, travelled with family
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friendly and helpful receptionist greeted us on arrival. She couldn't have been more helpful and made us feel very welcome. A lovely room with a beautiful view overlooking Lake Taupo. Everything was very clean with attention to detail. We look forward to a return visit.

Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice stay, we got one of the ground floor rooms because this time of year it's fairly full, It served its purpose and had a comfy bed. Good stay for what we wanted, very good curtains aswell.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review, 3 days ago
Thank you very much #Ted D for sharing your experience at Sails, we really appreciate your feedback
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Super clean place in a great location by the lake. Proper coffee and milk provided, with a kitchenette which was really useful. Very friendly and helpful owners and a beautiful view. I could not have asked for more.

Stayed December 2016, travelled with family
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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review, 3 days ago
Jason and I would like to thank you #katiemaecrawford for taking the time to review your stay with us at Sails. We appreciate your feedback because it lets us know if we are on the right track or if we need to change things where possible. We are pleased you enjoyed your coffee :)
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Additional Information about Sails On The Lake

Property: Sails On The Lake
Address: 138 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Sails)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#23 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Price range (per night): $147 - $383
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sails On The Lake 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sails On The Lake (Sails Lake Taupo) is just across the road from the main beach on Lake Taupo and most of our rooms have spectacular views of the lake and the mountains beyond. We are just a short drive or stroll to the town centre and very close to all Taupo attractions. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel Taupo
Taupo Quality Inn

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