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Gables Lakefront Motel

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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“homemade cookies”(94 reviews)
“hot tub”(105 reviews)
“across the road”(70 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
4 Star Hotel
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All reviewshomemade cookieshot tubacross the roadhosts peterlake taupocoffee cartprivate spa poollittle touchesgreat hostsup to datecomfortable bednew zealandgreat spotfriendly ownersbeautiful lakesky tvonly stayed one night
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great friendly welcome and service superb. Clean tidy and spacious unit looking right on to the lake front. Hot tub was a must. Although on main thorough fair very quiet and enjoyable place to stay. Short drive to town center.

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 2 April 2018

A modern complex with a lovely old-fashioned approach to customer service and I mean this in a very positive way!! How many motels still slip a newspaper outside your door in the morning, offer you fresh milk on request and leave crisp apples in a...More

Thank Luv2C2
Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Luv2C2 Thanks for the great review and kind words. We really do try our best to make your stay the best ever. It was lovely to meet you and we are pleased that you enjoyed your room and all our facilities including the homemade...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely location, we could sit outside our one bedroom unit and have a view of the lake. The rooms were really lovely, spacious and comfortable. We used the hot tub one night and it also has a heat pump. You could walk into town but...More

Thank lisahwatson
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners were very friendly, helpful and welcoming. The home made cookies and apples in the room were very much appreciated. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The bed was comfortable and the spa pool was great to relax in. We enjoyed...More

Thank Dianne75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place we've stayed in Taupo so far. Lovely friendly helpful hosts. Peter was very welcoming upon our arrival. Very clean and comfortable and loved that it was situated right across the road from the lake. Really enjoyed the hot pool in our room and...More

Thank Tony C
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (157)
Room & Suite (66)
Pool & Beach (7)
Dining (1)
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desa_plg
4 October 2016|
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Response from Karen Y | Reviewed this property |
We had a ground floor 1 bedroom apartment. It had only 1 bathroom with shower & toilet. Modern & very clean. We also had our own private spa. It was in a walled & roofed room off the bedroom.
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orangecat0
22 June 2016|
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Response from TaupoGables | Property representative |
The drive time from Gables Lakefront Motel to Rotorua Airport is approx 1H.15M. With your check-in time for your flight to CHC, this should be indicated on your ticket for the latest that you need to be there and factor in... More
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sc0rpio12
12 May 2015|
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Response from TaupoGables | Property representative |
Hi scOrpio1, Yes, we have units that have easy access facilities. All of our units have walk in showers and we also have a ramp for wheel chairs if needed. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Peter & Penny
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Room Tips
"The one bedroom units have the best view."
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"All rooms view Lake Taupo, so go for a room that includes a Hot Pool - they are private and well worth it."
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"All rooms that have a lakeside view which are in the majority"
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"Amazing views, easy to find, price very reasonable."
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