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Great Lake Motel

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#32 of 71 Hotels in Taupo
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Bingley, West Yorkshire
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in this motel for one night and felt it was good for the price. The view and accessibility to the town and lake is great so cannot complain at that. The size of the room was great and the shower brilliant too. It was clean and tidy as well. However, the beds were a tad lumpy so we...

Thank lovesagoodholiday84
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great motel. I stayed here on a business trip and have no issues. the room was big and spacious, the bed was very comfortable, the room was clean, the bathroom was really big and had a spa (I did not have the time to use that). It is really quiet. Very close to the town centre so...

Thank Shafraz
north yorks
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

3 adults travelling were offered 2 bedroom house for the night . close enough to walk to town and bars plenty of room to spread out . reception helpful and pleasant . 2 bathrooms plus laundry and garage well worth the money

Thank alfie08
Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was a good decent apartment to stay in.We had a spa bath in the bathroom which was lovely to relax in after a day exploring. Laundry was free to use and you could use the line outside for drying. Close to lots of eating and drinking places. It was situated on the lake which was just lovely. I would...

Thank LesleyHopson
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Comfortable beds, great spa bath and very reasonable price. It didn't come with a swimming pool, but the spacious and comfortable bath made up for this. My parents were woken by a few noises upstairs, but that's not really the hostels fault.

Thank H B
Sans Souci, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We chose this motel because of its location and good prices but when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised. We stayed in room 14 which was upstairs & we had a small window on the side wall behind the front door which gave a good view of the lake. the room & bathroom were both of a good size, modern...

Thank Sue K
North Pole, Alaska
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Chose this motel due to great reviews and reasonable price. It was much more than we expected! Owners were kind and welcoming..... even allowed us to do laundry in their machines AFTER HOURS due to our crazy schedule. Super comfy bed, spacious, clean beautiful room with balcony and view of Lake Taupo. Great place to stay!

Thank Danielle S
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This motel was just fantastic a short walk to town must be the closet motel to city centre the lake right across the road the room was very tidy an clean very spaces Also had a double spa bath and separate shower kitchenette also a luggage bay Will definitely rebook on my next visit Only let down was no porta...

Thank narnz13
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place is perfect. Value for money with a good sized room. Single beds in the bedroom & the queen bed in the lounge which meant we could put the kids to bed & continue being adults in the lounge. A short walk to restaurants & bars so no need to take the car. Playground just round the corner &...

Thank Mike S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

It was a dreary old night, but the hostess was very friendly, took me up to the room turned the lights and heater on and made sure I was going to be comfortable. The motel unit had nice modern decor and was sparkling clean. At the back of the motel were restaurants galore . Thank you Great Lake Motel I...

Thank peteandvalza

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
15 self-contained motel units, studio and one bedroom, situated only a couple of minutes walk from the town centre. There are also 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom lakefront apartments. Some units have large spa baths, all units have a kitchen with microwave, hotplates, fridge and kitchen utensils. Sky TV is available as well as Freeview channels. We are across the road from lovely Lake Taupo with views to the mountains, but only the apartments get uninterrupted views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Lake Motel

Address: 56 Lake Terrace, | PO Box 221, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: £79 - £193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We find the upstairs rooms have more light”
 of 5 bubbles PeterC888, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Wifi slow when busy”
 of 5 bubbles 873johnr, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Spa bath in room.”
 of 5 bubbles Jwendyt, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Last 2BDR apartment in the block closest to reception is ideal”
 of 5 bubbles iwatan, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If travelling with another couple, this townhouse attached to the motel is perfect”
 of 5 bubbles MF100, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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