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Tui Oaks Motor Inn

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately I only ended up staying here one night, but the Tui Oaks had a great location ...a short walk from the main downtown area, and right on the lake! I used Taupo as my base for exploring Tongariro National Park. The room was nice, although I only was in the room to sleep ...wish I had spent an extra...

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tuioaks14, Manager at Tui Oaks Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and the convenience of the Motel and the location.

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a stopover heading to Auckland. We were given a room in the top floor which had great views over looking the lake. Very comfortable and spacious rooms although very dated. Free wifi and 50+ channels of Sky TV were much appreciated especially by my 2 sons! Reasonably priced and friendly helpful staff made for an enjoyable stay....

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed in a studio apartment. Found the hosts very helpful and friendly. they gave me a choice of rooms. the apartment was very clean. It had a tub chair which was lovely - you didn't have to sit on the bed. The view was amazing of the lake with the mountains in the background. It also had a very...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Have stayed here a few times. Room 401 is our favorite. Bedroom with a double and single, bath and shower, cooking facilities. This room is very sound proof. Hosts are lovely just ask them if you need something. Free wifi and a pool for warmer months. This place has a lift too. Located very central to shops, bars, gardens etc...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great view, nice and clean and very comfortable bed and hosts friendly. The place, however, does need a makeover I think, the room we stayed in was on the top floor premium price but furniture is looking tired and we found the heating inadequate. It is close to town which is a bonus.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Just a one night stay this time. Clean and tidy and over-looking the lake. What more could we ask for? For an older establishment, this is still a good place to stay. Close to the CBD and the cafes and restaurants which are all within walking distance for those who can go a kilometre or so each way. The configuration...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Have stayed at Tui Oaks many times but it sure is time for a make over. Room clean & tidy but the whole place generally looking tired & shabby. When paying $170 a nite for room with a view I was hoping for clean windows to enjoy the view. I would expect better quality toiletries, hair dryer, makeup remover, &...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have stayed many times in Taupo and Tui Oaks is our favourite accommodation every time! It is centrally located to all cafes and restaurants, shopping, adventure sports and most of all it has the most stunning view from the front units. We stay in 301 and we get a corner and front view of the lake and mountains. Rooms...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night traveling down the country. Had an odd room configuration. Had to go through the bathroom to get to main bedroom. Bit hard with teenage kids. BUT, very clean and tidy and after a long drive was a great place to lay our heads. Very friendly service, great parking, and great value for money. We...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The better half and I stayed here on our trip down the north island. Wanted to stay close to the lake and we couldn't have gotten much closer. The motel is situated right on the waterfront and has spectacular views. The room we stayed in had a balcony that was shared with two other rooms but we didn't use it...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tui Oaks motel is an eighteen unit motel, set 700 metres away from downtown Taupo along the lake front. From the four storey front block there are superb views across the lake to the mountains at the other end of the lake. There is free off street parking and restaurants and shops within easy walking distances. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tui Oaks Motor Inn

Address: 84-86 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: £65 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tui Oaks Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“higher rooms have excellent views”
 of 5 bubbles 228Traveller, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in 400 series upstairs have fantastic views of Lake Taupo.”
  • View from upstairs room. You can't get any better!
  • View from upstairs room. You can't get any better!
  • Room 401 bathroom
  • Room 401 bedroom
  • Room 401
 of 5 bubbles darrenmasters2016, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a top floor room for the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles dik928, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake front room. The view is awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 790stuartp, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from the lake facing front units”
 of 5 bubbles 365raewynb, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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