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Oasis Beach Resort
Ranked #44 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Definitely needs an upgrade”
Reviewed 28 April 2013 via mobile

Old bed sheets, old 60s style beachfront motel. No hair dryer. No gym. Not 5 star for sure. 2 bedroom apartment is very small. Single beds are smaller than traditional single beds. Shower head quite low but good pressure.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

Bit shabby round the edges and parking a bit tight but for a stop over or short stay good enough. Had room 711 which faced the heated pool area which pleased the children no end, despite it being to deep for my 6yr old to reach the bottom but after a 5hour drive bought the day to a nice relaxing end.
Shower head to low for husband who is 6ft 3" to wash his hair as just managed to wet his belly button but this is something we have found in a lot of places.
Think all Hotels/Motels these day should offer free WiFi and not limit the bandwidth and then charge for anything over but that does seem to be what is on offer in most places. This was the first of 3 places we stayed on a road trip from Wellington to Auckland and we would probably stay again and this time take the time to see what the shared facilities with the hotel next door are like

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Napier, New Zealand
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Stayed in room 302. Great lake views. 60s style motel that has been partially redecorated.
Two bedroom unit, master bedroom was average with clean sheets etc. Twin bed room was small, ok for children but we were 4 adults and there was limited room as the unit was quite small. Small older style shower. not suitable for bigger cuddly people. Disturbed sleep as older floor is very creaky. if someone gets up the noise awakes you. Cleanliness was ok.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Been back for a 3rd time. Always get great service from hosts. Units are clean with everything you need. Lovely view of the lake and ducks looking for food.
The resort is very close to shops and restaurants. Great location and very good value for money.
See you again :-)

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

Stayed here over the weekend as a result of a colleague recommending it. It was lovely, gorgeous views over lake, rooms were of a high standard and not at all dated , facilities for kids were great - table tennis ,pool , tennis and basketball courts. Loved it !

  • Stayed April 2013
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

Great motel unit right on the lake front. Fantastic views across the lake. A 2 bedroom unit, it was comfortable with full kitchen facilities. Heated pool and spa were great for all ages. The units by the pool may have been a bit noisy. Direct access to the lake from the unit and good security. Friendly owners and staff.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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new zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

We only stayed on night in this Hotel, but we loved it, may be a tad dated but we had a great swim in the heated pool we had a two bedroom unit with plenty of spcae good kitchen fantastic view on lake right at front. All that we needed will certainly go back there severice was excellent and i thought very good value for money.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Oasis Beach Resort
Address: 241 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#27 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Oasis Beach Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on the shores of Lake Taupo, the Oasis Resort has outstanding views of the lake and mountains, metres from the hot water beach. The complex has facilities to accommodate everyone.Relax in the large heated swimming pool, or unwind in the indoor or outdoor spas. Enjoy a game of tennis or a beautiful scenic walk along the water's edge. Treat the family to a meal at one of our two adjacent restaurants. Only minutes away from many local attractions and with off-street parking, the resort is very conveniently located. ... more   less 
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