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Prince Motor Lodge
Ranked #14 of 68 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Thank you for an excellent overnight stay, We were greeted by a lovely person at reception, the accomodation was excellent, "loved" the spa bath in the big bathroom area, was great to have room to move about, with the best lighting, it was also very very clean. The bedroom was comfortable and also exceptionaly clean with an Oh so comfortable bed for a weary traveller. And Two TV's one in the bedroom and one in the lounge great for us as one wanted sports whilst I lounged in bed after a spa bath. Only one critisism (sorry) The lounge area was uncomfortable as the couch was not comfy or big enough really for two to sit comfortably, and there were only dining hard chairs for anyone else to sit on, the room could have done with some homely comfortable touches as it was a bit severe, e.g maybe a more comfortable couch and maybe an added armchair, maybe a pot plant or something to take away the unwelcome athmosphere it gave me, yet when you walked past that the rest was very inviting, and very comfortable. The on site Thai restaurant which was recommended at signing in did not dissapoint it was good reasonably priced food with very attentive waiting staff, we were impressed with the fact they kept an eye on our water glass, refilling it often and also making sure to ask if everything was OK, their deep fried bananas for desert were sooo yummy.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

Our room was huge just for the two of us, bed extremely comfortable, walking distance to town, quiet, and very reasonably priced, what more could one want for, thank you Ron and Jules we will be back.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 March 2013

We stropped one night. The motel staff were friendly and the location is good and handy for a walk into town. It's always a gamble when looking for a one night stop when touring and this motel suited us. I'd stop there again

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

My husband and I as well as friends of ours have stayed here many times and love it,the people are friendly and the studios and two bedroom suites are very roomy.
Lodge is close to everything in taupo,shops,cafes,restaurants,and of course the lake.
Beds are big and comfortable,very spacious bathroom.
When we in taupo this is the only place we will stay.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 February 2013

This was a real surprise - central to the shops, easy to find, staff that are friendly and obliging, and rooms that will bring you back, spacious, well furnished, real coffee to brew, and even proper ice cubes in the fridge! - and a spa bath that really works. I have stayed in and around Taupo for years and just don't know why I hadn't stumbled on this place before. When I'm next going to Taupo, the Prince Motor Lodge will be at the top of my list to enquire about for vacancies.

Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 14 January 2013

We have chosen Prince Motor Lodge now for over 6 years whenever we are in Taupo or travelling through. Nothing is too much trouble for the team at the motel, we have turned up late at night and often with big furniture trailers that need to be parked in the complex. The staff always make us feel welcome and the location is great for restaurants,shopping and easy access for arrival and departures. Thanks guys

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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 3 January 2013

We stayed here for 3 days over christmas and new year. Staff were friendly, the rooms were clean but a little dated. Really close to town - within walking distance. The beds were very old and had really bad roll together so they could do with updating the beds but otherwise pretty good. No allocated parking which was a shame so it was a first in first served park.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Prince Motor Lodge

Address: Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets | 100 Roberts Street Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 68 Hotels in Taupo
Price Range: £76 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prince Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated alongside the heart of Taupo township with an on-site Restaurant, Conference Room, and two (only 2) pet friendly rooms, PRINCE motor lodge offers 32 fully appointed units only a two minute stroll to both the town centre shops and restaurants, and the shores of Lake Taupo. PRINCE has 32 generous, air conditioned ground floor units including Spa Bath Suites, all with in-floor winter heating and daily servicing. Includes Free, Unlimited, Fibre based WiFi, new 42" Netflix enabled TV's with 10xSKYand a choice of King, Queen, and Single sized beds. This all helps to create the ideal location for your next holiday, corporate stop over or conference. We provide a choice of Studio's or 1 Bedroom Suites... or why not enjoy a 1 Bedroom King with a Spa Bath and a separate shower? Owner Operators, Ron, Mairi, and Rachel look forward to welcoming you to PRINCE, "We provide all our guests with clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation in a great location" from where you can enjoy the wonders of the Central North Island, the stunning Geo-thermal valleys, and "Great Lake Taupo" itself. ... more   less 
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