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The Lake Motel

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Traveller (55)
Room & Suite (47)
Dining (4)
Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“retro style”(9 reviews)
“door access”(2 reviews)
“quiet street”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
3 Star Hotel
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We are a family of 3 and totally enjoyed the room - comfortable, cosy, easy to heat since we visited in the middle of winter, with a very nice retro style. The motel is 2 minutes walk from the lake, in a nice, quiet area...More

Thank Sylvaindu11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely stay (Sorry it took so long to leave a review). Really enjoyed this motel. Cool retro decor. Motel owner was very friendly and accommodating. Got the room on the side of the building which was very private and meant we had...More

Thank rmkmead
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This motel is great, It is well located, 2 minutes from the lake. The service was really friendly and you have a Garden with a bbq.the rooms are beautiful, new , clean and with everything you need.It was like to be in your house.

Thank Migabe
Response from The_Lake_Motel, Owner at The Lake MotelResponded 30 May 2018

Was great having you stay guys and so glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We got upgraded to a larger room on arrival and Tony was a very friendly guy that welcomed us and also recommended some nice things to do while in Taupo. The room was very clean and bed was comfy. Toilet was nice and comes with...More

Thank Chia D
Response from The_Lake_Motel, Owner at The Lake MotelResponded 10 May 2018

So glad you had a great stay Chia. Was great having you to stay.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

First stay at the Lake Motel, and definitely won't be the last. Loved the friendly owner, the retro décor, the size of the unit, the awesome shower, and so accommodating for our pets. Made to feel very welcome. Have stayed at a few motels in...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Details
Price range
US$77 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Suites
Details
Price range
US$77 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Suites
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Traveller (55)
Room & Suite (47)
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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"Only a small number of rooms - so book early."
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"Room 3 was fantastic"
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"A room with a kitchen/living area."
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