We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Absolute Lake View Motel

Save
Traveller (5)
Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (2)
Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average27%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“across the road”(4 reviews)
“lake view”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
29 Apr30 Apr
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$103.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Taupo hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "fcd61fec4b584a4385bf238e0e0a49c9", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":605667,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[37265162],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":4,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":4,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":103,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"fcd61fec4b584a4385bf238e0e0a49c9","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":103,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":103,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Absolute Lake View Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImZjZDYxZmVjNGI1ODRhNDM4NWJmMjM4ZTBlMGE0OWM5IiwiQUlLIjoiYTE3ZGRkNjg3MmJhNGNjM2E3MmM0OTY0YjkxY2Y3NjMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/04/2018", "checkOut": "30/04/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$103", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"37265162":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (33)
Filter reviews
30 results
Traveller rating
9
10
9
0
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
9
10
9
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewswould stay againacross the roadlake viewstudio unitgreat locationclean roomsstayed nightsenjoyed our stayfree wifisaunamotelmicrowave
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 30 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gerard is lovely! The place is straight over the road from the lake, the perfect location! Shops and restaurants nearby in waliing distance. Minimal parking. We stayed 3 nights but bedding wasnt made or floors vacumed etc. Given fresh towels eachday. Nice spa and pool...More

Thank 124christinag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and tidy studio unit, with lake view from door. Well maintained and enjoyed fresh towels daily . Gerard really looks after his customers. Will stay again. Close to walk to town, and golf hole in one over the road. Great to watch others

Thank Tripper1939
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to spend a few days, Taupo has a lot going for it, and in the sun it's lovely. The Absolute is lake fronted, though some rooms probably require a periscope for a lake view.... Nevertheless, it's wonderfully positioned, very close to town,...More

Thank IanGBradford
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We booked into the Absolute Lake View Motel for the weekend of a family reunion. The rooms were very neat and clean but maybe a little tired. It was extremely close to the middle of the townships so walking everywhere was very easy. The host,...More

Thank esthermay10
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights during a family trip - owner was really helpful, rooms were lovely very spacious. Helped us book in for jet skiing and a cruise. Would definitely stay again - would recommend to anyone!

Thank Lucy G
View more reviews
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Spa
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$100 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$100 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (5)
Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (2)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Absolute Lake View Motel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Free wifi was advertised but impossible to get."
Read review
"If you want a room with a view of the lake, ask specifically for one."
Read review
"there are not many rooms with a lake view so best you check in advance if you wish to have one of these"
Read review
"There is free all day parking in the car park out back near Burger King if needed."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing