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  Average price (weeknight): C$ 122
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Te Moenga Lodge - Taupo - Building
1
9.8 Excellent (166 reviews)
C$ 164+
Overview Reviews
Offering a garden and year-round outdoor pool, Te Moenga Lodge is set in Taupo, 26 km from Orakei Korako - The Hidden Valley. Great Lake Convention Centre is 4 km from the property. Free private parking and free WiFi are available. All rooms at Te Moenga Lodge include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. A dining area and a refrigerator, toaster and kettle are provided. The private bathrooms each come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Te Moenga Lodge also includes a barbecue and offers packed lunches. The property has water sports facilities. Car hire is available at the property and the area is popular for cycling. Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley is 4.1 km from Te Moenga Lodge, while Taupo Bungy is 5 km away. The property offers a free airport shuttle service.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved everything!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very comfortable, very clean, very quiet, very friendly. I can not praise it high enough
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hosts were so welcoming throughout our stay. And the view of Taupo was outstanding. The property was like home from home. Would recommend this place highly.
Cons: Nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was superb, the hosts made us feel most welcome, every little necessity was catered for.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hosts were great and it was a fantastic location with very good facilities.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was homemade, fresh, and amazing. the view was incredible with local wildlife on scene. would highly recommend this and was by far the best value for a place to stay even close in the area.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: View was absolutely beautiful couldn’t of asked for a better experience, lovely big bed and awesome shower pressure!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: If you are reading this - do not hesitate to book! Lovely, friendly hosts (and dogs!), quiet and scenic location and gourmet breakfast included! What’s not to like??
Cons: Leaving - we just didn’t want to!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. Staff: Cheryl and Phil were extremely friendly hosts who shared their travel stories with us. Breakfast: The breakfast was more than we could have asked for. Being included in the price, we were expecting a small premade average breakfast. Instead, we received a fresh customised meal to start the day. View: Breathtaking. Facilities: We travelled in winter so did not use the pool. However, we did take advantage of the Spa pool on the deck which overlooked the lake and town. A bonus for me was having the two dogs greet us. Such sweet well behaved doggos. 10/10 will be back in the future.
Cons: Could fault nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The chalet we were upgraded to has stunning views, is very bright and spacious (hold three adults very comfortably), and very clean. The two friendly dogs are just wonderful companies. Breakfast is delicious. Owners are avid travelers themselves so understand what we need.
Cons: Nothing
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection - Taupo - Building
2
9.4 Excellent (906 reviews)
C$ 145+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection in Taupo, you'll be on the waterfront, a 3-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 9 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).
9.2 Excellent
Pros: It’s a bit expensive as there are more options to stay in taupo
Cons: Everything was just great apart from the money value which I found was expensive
7.5 Good
Pros: The suite was wonderful, the location was perfect and the women at the front desk were lovely.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: From the moment we arrived we were welcomed with open arms. The owners are so truly lovely. Our room was simply stunning and so so quiet. A lovely balcony with pool and lake views. The heated big pool and mineral spa were so relaxing to swim in. Kids would love it As for the breakfast wow what a feast!! My husband and I now rate this as our number one place to stay in Taupo and will be frequent stayers in the future.. we will definitely be recommending to family and friends.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The very friendly welcome, with helpful and supportive information made our stay really enjoyable. The breakfast service was excellent, the laundry room a bonus 'find' and the pool luxurious. Our room very clean and very well equipped.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfy bed, pool was fantastic! Right on the lake and wonderful cafe 2 doors down. Will definitely be back!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: the property was amazing , great facilities and the pool was beautiful. Heated so it was nice to swim in even when it was raining. the staff were amazing and so lovely had no issues at all would highly recommend staying here.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great hot tub and pool.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very helpful and the room was immaculate. Enjoyed our stay
8.2 Excellent
Pros: the resort staff were very friendly and helpful - the free bike usage - the view was great - the pool was fabulous
Cons: was traveling with 2 older children and we got the pull out couch for our bed - was very uncomfortable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Love the spa bath in the room, great for relaxing.
Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge - Taupo - Building
3
9.4 Excellent (835 reviews)
C$ 193+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge in Taupo, you'll be on the beach, a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 9 minutes from Huka Falls. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was a great location near the lake and the perfect tonic that I needed. Everything was clean, new and had all the things I needed (plus a good powered hairdryer) I had food out so cannot comment on that. The spa bath was as good as my imagination!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely place to stay. The location has amazing views and the hosts are very friendly and accommodating. We would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to stay in Taupo.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Management were lovely people
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was very comfy,unit was nice and warm and staff were friendly and helpful
Cons: The spa bath and coffee machine and great views
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The thermal pool amazing facilities sooo good..you have to try it out
Cons: Toilet seat real loose..maintenance issue
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location on the lakefront with views of the lake. Lovely staff, clean room, comfy bed, good selection of hot drinks including coffee machine and bottle of milk. Would definitely recommend
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Views of lake, easy to get to
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location is great! So close to the water!
Cons: Couldnt fault anything
Tauhara Sunrise Lodge - Taupo - Building
4
9.5 Excellent (163 reviews)
C$ 258+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Tauhara Sunrise Lodge in Taupo, you'll be a 2-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 9 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Daniel is an incredible host. Brilliant communication and very helpful. Offered us a glass of wine on arrival, happy to make restaurant bookings for us and cooked a lovely breakfast. We cannot fault his service. Thanks
8.8 Excellent
Pros: I loved the spa. Enjoyed it immensely. Spa is large and it had only us two in it that night. Great view of the lake and Tauranga.
Cons: No complaints here.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Awesome service and such a cool place highly recommend!!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room was perfect and the bed was super comfy. Breakfast was lovely and Daniel was a great host.
Cons: It would've been great if there'd been a full length mirror as well as a couple of hooks in the bathroom/wardrobe for the dressing gowns.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely loved this place, it exceeded our expectations, will definitely be going back. Daniel was a wonderful host.
Cons: We liked everything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very comfortable and cosy in the cold weather. Attentive staff and great views. Had a lovely chilled out time. Thanks very much!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly host. Given an upgraded room. Bed comfortable. Will stay there again.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast great, freshly diced fruits, perfectly poached eggs
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The lodge was very comfortable and in a quiet location. The room was large with a large bathroom and a good sized WIR. Our host Daniel was friendly and informative and made a great breakfast. We were also provided with drinks and nibbles each evening.
Cons: Room a/c unit was a little noisy but no big deal.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Daniel was a great host, his partner was oversees, so he was running the show. Great welcome and wine/cheese on arrival, which was welcomed after long drive. Superb chalet what we stayed in with great facilities. Very warm with a great view over the lake. Would have stayed longer if we could have and would definitely like to return at some point.
Ashbrook Motel - Taupo - Building
5
9.4 Excellent (514 reviews)
C$ 135+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Ashbrook Motel, you'll be centrally located in Taupo, a 2-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 6 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include express check-out, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room was so clean and quite big + the staff there were absolutely lovely
Cons: It was a little bit away from the main centre where all of the other motels and that are. It wasn’t too bad for us though as we like the quiet and it’s only about a 15min walk to the restaurants and lake etc
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff, provided useful information. Updated rooms, good appointments. Quiet location
8.0 Excellent
Pros: easy and user friendly
9.6 Excellent
Pros: friendly service
Cons: nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: It had a heat pump
Cons: Bit noisy with building material plastic wrap, blowing in wind next to my window.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great welcome and service. Awesome that it was pet friendly!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location, room space, clean and comfortable, great heating/cooling system, friendly staff.
Cons: N/A
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Overall service was great! Comfortable cosy Room clean and tidy. Great location
Cons: Would have been helpful if there was sky in both rooms. More selection of hot drinks e.g. Herbal tea
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We like the staff's detailed explanation and introducing restaurants and activities around. The shower is great. We also can cook some simple dinner in the kitchen. The bathroom is clean. I highly recommend it to family visit.
Cons: If the room can be bigger with a spa pool, it would be better.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Lovely clean unit and good for a family. Staff were very helpful and friendly. We would stay again and a bit longer next time.
Cons: Nothing to dislike
Huka Lodge - Taupo - Building
6
9.5 Excellent (150 reviews)
C$ 2734+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Huka Lodge in Taupo, you'll be on a river, a 1-minute drive from Huka Falls and 5 minutes from Lake Taupo. Featured amenities include a business center, a safe deposit box at the front desk, and an elevator. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Outstanding quality. Personalized service. Superb dinner. Hospitality at its best.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The location and staff were amazing. The dinner was incredible. And we were extremely well looked after.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Location is fantastic as the surroundings are magical and very relaxing!
Cons: Staff could be more attentive , nothing wrong but they were doing only the essentials!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The whole ambiance exuded restraint and elegance set in an exquisite garden
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The dinner was out of this world, the staff were all helpful and courteous, I shall highly recommend this top class facility.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Every thing was amazing such a beautiful property. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Lots of activity to do.
Cons: Absolutely none to not like.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing place Staff so helpful went well above and beyond to make stay exceptional
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Flawless.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast!
Cons: Leaving.
Cottage Mews Motel - Taupo - Building
7
9.4 Excellent (387 reviews)
C$ 127+
Overview Reviews
Located in Taupo, Cottage Mews Motel is in the suburbs, just a 3-minute walk from Lake Taupo and a 3-minute drive from Taupo Hot Springs. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Limited parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner is fantastic, lovely lady. Great place to stay, very cottage feeling. Warm and homely.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This place is amazing! My parents and I stayed at the Garden Studio and it was absolutely spotless. The best part: a whirlpool bathtub in the room so you can take a bubble bath and watch tv at the same time
7.0 Good
Cons: Spa bath in our unit was not comfortable to sit in as had raised part in middle, water pressure was low
7.9 Good
Pros: Close to lake Good shower
Cons: Sink a bit small No wardrobe Room a bit tight due to its triangular shape
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location with lake access. Kayaks for hire provided a very scenic paddle with snow capped mountains as a backdrop.
Cons: No issues
7.9 Good
Pros: The service was awesome as she brought us an ice pack when one of us sprained an ankle! Very pretty location, warm owner, lovely cat.
Cons: The room was not warm enough for us - the queen bed had an electric blanket but the single did not, and the heater was insufficient in winter..
8.3 Excellent
Pros: I loved the location, so close to the lake and mountain views, comfortable rooms, good extra facilities like kayaks, bikes and a barbecue area and lovely host Sonja who works very hard to keep the property looking fantastic! :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Was very clean and fresh ------ modern touch with every thing. Caring couple, nothing was any trouble. We were a group of nine women and not one complained about a thing. Nice that we could walk to the lake. Was the most relaxing- Clean place we have stayed in as a group (we travel twice a year around NZ
Cons: Not a thing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely welcome from the owner. Spotlessly clean. Well equipped. Quiet and close to the lake.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Near to the lake and to restaurants.
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection in Taupo, you'll be on a lake, and a 4-minute walk from Lake Taupo and 7 minutes by foot from Three Mile Bay. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Location, pool, price,
Cons: The shower cubicle is very small and the large dispensers made it even smaller. All 4 of us had trouble using it. Could have done with one more lounge chair. Maybe some privacy curtains would be good over the living area window.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great pool and hot pool, lots of space in the rooms :) nice stroll across the road to the lake
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The lady was absolutely fantastic, very helpful, couldn't do enough for us. I don't normally write reviews but this lady made my day, and the room and whole complex was clean and of a very high standard. So impressed!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hosts were kind and friendly with a can do attitude.
Cons: N/A
8.8 Excellent
Pros: We like that there is a bbq stove.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room was Cosy and had a fabulous view
Cons: If a criticism was to be said , possibly nett curtains , as some people were looking straight into our room , only privacy was to close curtains
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Right on the Lakefront in Taupo. Lady who runs the place was absolutely lovely and we had everything we needed for our holiday.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, outdoor heated pool and spa were superb, perfect for our children.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Awesome place, clean and comfortable
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The hot tub outside
Cons: No enough chairs for sitting for 5 people
Executive Motel Taupo - Taupo - Building
9
9.3 Excellent (636 reviews)
C$ 163+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Executive Motel Taupo in Taupo, you'll be in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Taupo Bungy. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours), and a cruise ship terminal shuttle is also provided at no charge.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Close to town
Cons: Noise from people upstairs .ask for upstairs room .tv channels very limited
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Location and the great service
Cons: The fan in the bathroom wasn’t very good
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and tidy, lovely place to stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location and amazingly friendly and welcoming hosts. The rooms were immaculate.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great welcome and very very helpful... holding a package delivered for us. Excellent daily service. Fabulous motel.... Thank you. Definitely stay again.
Cons: Nothing ... all good
7.1 Good
Pros: Staff were helpful and friendly and property was handy to town.
Cons: Initial room was not acceptable...….the bed was too soft and saggy, the heater didn't work and the bath/shower screen was not working properly. We raised the above with the manager and he arranged for us to shift into another room which was excellent. Full marks for responding positively to our concerns.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very helpful staff, clean rooms, location to lake and shops was very handy.
Cons: N/A
10.0 Excellent
Pros: the facility was clean and the staff were great!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was so clean and comfortable. The spa bath was very nice!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location , friendly staff, clean comfortable room
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Our apartment was good sized and very clean. It was also very central, the beach was directly across our street and an easy walk to the town centre and restaurants. Philipa, the lady in the reception area was very accommodating and helpful.
Cons: NIL
Baycrest Lodge - Taupo - Bedroom
10
9.3 Excellent (559 reviews)
C$ 171+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Baycrest Lodge in Taupo, you'll be near the beach, just a 4-minute walk from Lake Taupo and a 3-minute drive from Taupo Hot Springs. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Taupo? This apartment has facilities measuring 624 square feet (58 square meters), including conference space. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Late checkout so able to have relaxed start to pace ourselves due to very busy schedules
Cons: Convection heater preferred
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The stuff was incredibly friendly and supportive. We forgot some items when we left but the owner was super kind to ship it to us. Thanks again
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Awesome place to stay! Exceeded our expectations, absolutely loved the thermal pool, we will be back!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Good size room, extra large and super comfy bed. Private hot tub was great, heated pool very nice too.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Thermal pool lovely for a relaxing afternoon for busy tourists.
7.5 Good
Pros: Private spa
Cons: Carpark is not allocated to unit
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was our second time staying at The Baycrest Lodge. We stayed in Room 5 for 4 nights. It was quiet and private. The bed was lush, very comfortable pillows had the best sleep ever! Very spacious studio with large garden and Thermal tub. Close to town and the lake front. Well equipped room, everything we needed for a well deserved break away from the kids. Thank you so much we will be back again. Cheers Tash and Josh
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The pool, the spa bath, the cabana with the drinks, and breakfast was fantastic. Hubby said best poached eggs he ever had.
Cons: No complaints. Owners even heated the room as they knew we were arriving at night and we have a young child.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Large room, clean and comfortable. Would stay again
9.6 Excellent
Pros: absolutely beautiful warm large family room.the mineral pool was amazing,made us very relaxed.Room was well laid out,huge bathroom,very clean,lots of warm fluffy towels,view of lake but not direct.reception very friendly and efficient.As it's just off the main road traffic noise is quite low.Underfloor heating is bliss.
Amori Lodge Bed And Breakfast - Taupo - Building
11
9.4 Excellent (146 reviews)
C$ 147+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Amori Lodge Bed and Breakfast, you'll be centrally located in Taupo, a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 7 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary at scheduled times.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Modern and comfortable living environment!
Cons: The choices of breakfast is limited!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Genial helpful hosts, especially over our car problem Nice, comfortable guest lounge, lovely decor Comfortable bed, clean bed linen Generous parking area
Cons: Paper thin walls, difficult to sleep if there are other guests who are inconsiderate, also during heavy rain as property has a flat roof. More sound insulation needed. Breakfast wasn't as expected so was disappointing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Sue and Ronnie were affable hosts and made you feel very welcome. The continental breakfast was yummy and came with extras of warm croissants or frittatas when we stayed.
Cons: Nil.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and comfortable. Great breakfast. Healthy and filling breakfast. Would def come back.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: staff and cleanliness. Great breakfast
Cons: walls a little thin, but not bad. great B&B
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sue and Ronnie were the perfect hosts. Very good value for money. Very comfortable stay and would hishky recommend.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sue and Ronnie were fantastic hosts. Not only were they always available to offer tourist advice, but they added extra touches to our stay that went above and beyond what we thought we might need. The accomodation was comfortable and clean, and the location was very central. I’d definitely recommend anyone to stay here if they are visiting Taupo!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Hosts excellent. Breakfast good.
Cons: Skye TV
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff
Cons: Nothing
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great location, perfect for walking to and from town + the ironman event. Ample parking. Friendly host. Tidy bedroom with private bathroom.
Cons: The cost was on par with hotels which would have own fridge + greater range of tv channels. There is access to a shared fridge, but is quite small for when accom is full.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sue and Ronnie were friendly welcoming hosts and the room and lodge is modern, clean and really nicely decorated. parking was right outside the lodge door and off the street
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sue was the perfect host. Beautiful breakfast.
Chantillys Motor Lodge - Taupo - Building
12
9.2 Excellent (1,119 reviews)
C$ 176+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Chantillys Motor Lodge in Taupo, you'll be a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 6 minutes from Huka Falls. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Felt welcomed from the start was accommodated with the sun facing deck, the spa bath was extra relaxing
7.9 Good
Cons: The 2nd bedroom had noise in the wall night both nights, which was for the entire night. Necessitated occupant having sleep with their head at the foot of bed.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: It was so close to town we parked up our car on arrival and did not use it again until we left. We walked wherever we wanted to.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Did not require breakfast
8.0 Excellent
Pros: This is a comfortable hotel - we've stayed many times - it's clean, warm, tidy and quiet and a block away from town. The staff are nice and we never have any issues. Just how we like it.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was really clean
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Clean and had everything we needed.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful owners so helpful. Beautiful location really quiet. Loved our time there will definitely going back.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The bed was great and I really enjoyed the in room spa tub. The hosts were exceptionally helpful and went out of their way. I also appreciated their quick response to inquiries.
Cons: We loved being able to fix a snack but just a couple more dishes and cutlery would have helped
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice hosts
Cons: Nothing. It was fantastic!
Acacia Lake View Motel - Taupo - Building
13
9.2 Excellent (882 reviews)
C$ 157+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Acacia Lake View Motel, you'll be centrally located in Taupo, a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 7 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location and cleanliness of property was great.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It’s always lovely here wouldn’t stay anywhere else in Taupo
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Superb Location, Good amenities
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Christine,great reception.Very friendly and helpful.
Cons: Nothing.All good
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was ideal and very clean. Location was ideal. Very helpful staff.
Cons: There was renovations ongoing on at the property. We did still manage to park the car in the car park but spaces were limited with work vans at the location. Wasn't too noisy considering work in progress.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We were given options of which room to take. Nothing was a hassle. Super clean and convenient into town. Will definitely be back
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everyone was friendly. The accommodation was really amazing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were very friendly and welcoming. I rang through to say I would be arriving late. I was incredibly pleased to hear that it was not a big deal, my key and room were organised, the heater was turned on for when I arrived and to take my time.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This wing of the motel was brand new; they were renovating the other wing, so construction was taking place. Having said that, the sound-proof doors and windows kept ALL the noise out. Everything was new and lovely; bed super, really nice little kitchen in our unit (#10), spacious bathroom. The location is perfect - right on the lake, very short walk to many good restaurants. Try to get one of the two 'view' rooms - rooms 11 and 12 I think (check to be sure) on the second floor; the view rooms on the first floor mostly give you a view of the road. The majority of the bottom floor rooms have nice little patios, not lake facing however. The staff were wonderful - friendly and accommodating.
Cons: The construction, but it was only the slightest bother.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The position, the quality of the decor, the comfort and the friendliness of the staff. Although not all rooms face the lake it is a fabulous view from the front of the property across the lake to the snowy peaks.
Cons: No negatives. The new block of rooms under construction will be brilliant for families
Gables Lakefront Motel - Taupo - Building
14
9.2 Excellent (787 reviews)
C$ 172+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Gables Lakefront Motel in Taupo, you'll be on a lake, a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 8 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The location is great, the shower has really strong pressure and the bed was extra comfortable
Cons: In relation to room 12 only, the hot tub didn’t have as many tubes that create bubbles as other similar rooms, the light doesn’t work in the tub area, and no dishwasher in this particular room. The heat/warmth of the tub was really good nevertheless when we checked in, however it was not warm/quite cold in the morning before checking out so couldn’t use it one more time.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: we were welcomed by the owners.magnificent view of lake.comfy bed.our unit had hot tub.was very clean and tidy.all the latest appliances even a dish drawer.an added extra was the owners wife placed a jar of cookies(made by herself) in the unit.very nice with a coffee or tea
Cons: cant complain.was well beyond our expectations
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Everything was good about the property. Cant complain. Friendly people.
Cons: I was little disappoint first day since spa wasnt warm. Second day it was awesome since it was warm and kids really enjoyed.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Staff and welcome cookies
Cons: For the price was expecting more modern.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: it was so clean and fresh! we had the deluxe room with our own private spa. highly recommend this!! it was spotless and the bed omg... soooo comfy!!
Cons: N/A as we thought it was wonderful :)
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Handy to everything we wanted
Cons: The little things,like the cookies,free ice,and the friendliness of staff(including cleaner)
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Hit tub was lovely and clean & nice and hot on a cool night.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was spotlessly clean and well presented. Lovely, bright, well appointed family accommodation with plenty of room. Hosts are very friendly and super helpful.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location with superb views over Lake Taupo
Cons: Beds were too soft for my liking
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The first moment when we walked into the reception, we felt very welcomed as we were greeted brightly by the owners. They are nice people. We liked the apartment a lot as it has everything that we needed. The rooms are tidy and spacious. All essentials are available.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The Gables is an outstanding place to stay and the fabulous reviews are well deserved. Not only are the owners warm, friendly and accommodating but their care and attention to detail really shows. My little pad and hot-tub area were immaculate. The view out across the lake is stunning. What a lovely part of the world. I hope I can come back again soon and stay a little longer. Thank you for my wonderful break
52 on Rifle Motel - Taupo - Bedroom
15
9.2 Excellent (716 reviews)
C$ 147+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at 52 on Rifle Motel in Taupo, you'll be a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 7 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Nice friendly staff. Couldn't fault this stay.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Beds super comfy Central to the township Friendly staff
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Appreciated the friendly touch, we arrived late- our host had turned lights & heat pump on ready for our arrival, ensuring room was warmed for a cold evening. Room nice and quiet, no road traffic noise. Unit comfortably modernized with well equipped kitchen. Good value for money, will return and highly recommend to family and friends.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This is one of the very few motels in Taupo with parking for cars with trailers.Very handy for those of us who intend using the race track, or may be taking a boat on the lake.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: trampoline, swing ball and game room with ping pong table in it. My 6 and 3 year old loved these.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Very comfortable room.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Love staying here it's so clean and well presented
8.3 Excellent
Pros: All right
Cons: Everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms I booked for myself,husband and friends were exactly as the pictures on the website. The rooms were spotless and the reception staff were very knowledgeable on things to do in Taupo. The requests I had were no problem. Great place.
Cons: There was nothing I didn't like.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location staff room size cleanliness
Cons: Nothing really
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Not applicable
The Flying Trout Boutique Lodge - Taupo - Bedroom
16
9.5 Excellent (48 reviews)
C$ 406+
Overview Reviews
Located in Taupo, The Flying Trout Boutique Lodge is on a lake, a 2-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 8 minutes from Taupo Bungy. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The hosts Rob & Karen Shaw are very friendly, caring and extended very warm hospitality!
Cons: We liked everything about the place
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location, particularly the views of Lake Taupo, facilities and hospitality were fabulous. From the moment we arrived until we departed we were treated wonderfully, and the breakfast was absolutely outstanding.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Robert & Karen were fabulous hosts who made us feel very welcome throughout our stay. Gorgeous view over the lake from our room. Excellent breakfast
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owners are friendly, informative and welcoming. The accommodation itself cannot be faulted - the location and views are remarkable, the food was delicious, the guest bar was regal and all surrounds absolutely luxurious. Every single tiny detail was absolutely 5 Star. This place is 100% worth staying at if you’re planning any activities near or at lake taupo. Indescribably brilliant. Would love to return!
Cons: That we couldn’t stay here for a few more nights!
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The room was exceptional, very large and every comfort provided. Has a fantastic recreational area with a full size billiard table. The lodge promotes drinks in the lounge area each evening , unfortunately we were unable to attend. The breakfast was as good as you would get at any five star hotel. Very generous in quality and quantity.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything, has a beautiful view
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful breakfast. Everything first class.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic service, amazing room and view. Had a brief yet very satisfying time staying there.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The decor.
Cons: The expired beers in the mini bar.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The range of facilities from spacious room with lake view, to pool table, personal spa pool, sauna, tennis court, lovely dining room, lots of outdoor sheltered spaces to relax
Cons: Bugs, but near a lake I guess!
The Loft - Taupo - Building
17
9.3 Excellent (85 reviews)
C$ 176+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Loft in Taupo, you'll be a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 9 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include luggage storage, a library, and coffee/tea in a common area. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful location in Acacia Bay - just 5 min drive outside of Taupo. Highly recommend the 20 walk from the house down to the bay shore where kayaks can be rented. Restaurant options in Acacia Bay are limited, but Taupo has an abundance of great eating places. Free breakfast at the home is wonderful (cooked and continental). Excellent Wi-Fi sufficient for streaming videos in rooms if desired.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean & beautiful room, comfortable bed and very friendly hosts.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The host couple was very friendly and kind with exceptional hospitality. I visited this house with my parents as it was their first time to travel in NZ. My parents were so pleased to meet such a nice people there in spite of not speaking English at all. It was also my first time to stay at BnB, and found it was absolutely great experience. I really appreciate to the hosts, and truly recommend everyone this place.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Mary and Ian are a lovely couple, the homemade jam breakfast was amazing, good breakfast and nice conversation in the morning, clean room and very comfortable. The place is very peaceful and we had an amazing night's sleep! Thank you Mary and Ian!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very good breakfast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly hosts, Breakfast was amazing - both cooked and fresh continental options, Modern and lovely clean facilities, Great location, it would have been great to have stayed longer so we could enjoy the surroundings more.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room is immaculate and bed most comfortable. Mary is very thoughtful, preparing cold drinks, tea and coffee and some cookies upon our arrival. Cooked breakfast was beautiful and filled us up till dinner:). Both Ian and Mary are very friendly and helpful. We highly recommend the Loft.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Nice Clean and quit place, Great people, complete privacy. Awesome Home Cooked Breakfast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Mary and Ian were really lovely. Breakfast was excellent. Loved Lexi. The room and bathroom were a good size. The bed was very comfortable and the linen was crisp and fresh. The Loft was an easy drive into Taupo. It was possible to walk to the lake for a swim.
Cons: The room was warm with afternoon sun but the fan helped to cool the room.
Accent On Taupo Motor Lodge - Taupo - Building
18
9.1 Excellent (475 reviews)
C$ 122+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Accent on Taupo in Taupo, you'll be on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Lake Taupo and Three Mile Bay. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: My large dog Max and I had the GR room at the back of the property. Although on the smaller side it was stylish, cosy and comfortable with all the amenities expected in a motel room. We had our own patio to sit on and direct access to a good dog park behind the unit where Max enjoyed friendly interaction with other dog guests. The Motel has friendly accommodating owners, good value, quiet and across the road from the lake. Accent on Taupo Motor lodge is close to town, restaurants and activities and would recommend for solo, couples, families and pets. Thoroughly enjoyed my brief stay and will return.
Cons: Parking was a little tight but manageable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful view of the lake. Amazing place. Jill and Julian great hosts. Really enjoyed the stay can't wait to go back. It was that great I have re-booked for in a months time. Thank you Jill and Julian see you soon.
Cons: No complaints.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: VERY friendly, very clean
Cons: We took the small pet friendly room, we were offered the larger8 one but we declined. So it was our fault!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were lovely and very helpful! Also very accomodating!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very nice loving people they were very friendly our room was very clean the bed was to die for the tv on point lol we didnt want to leave it was our first time staying in taupo we love it 50 star hotel frm us
Cons: There was nothing we didnt like
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very big villa with great view across the lake. The kitchen had everything we needed, however we could not get the cooker to work. This was not a big problem as we used the BBQ. The manager was very helpful and very nice.
Cons: The whole place could do with a redecoration and modernisation. We were woken very early by other guests being noisy loading cars, slamming doors and shouting just outside our bedroom!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The receptionist was very welcoming and helpful on arrival, room was exactly what we needed also was lovely and clean. Love the fact that they allow pets so our dog was also able to stay with us which makes travelling with pets super easy and stress free so thank you :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very lovely little place, most defiantly will be back
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Cleanliness and simple small motel but have all you need
Cons: Nothing to fault
The Lake Motel - Taupo - Building
19
9.1 Excellent (340 reviews)
C$ 132+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Lake Motel in Taupo, you'll be near the airport, a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 8 minutes from Huka Falls. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Having sky sports free wifi and plunger coffee is absolutely fantastic and made such a huge difference. Thank you!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were lovely and helpful, the room was immaculate
Cons: Nothing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean and exactly what I was after.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Slick operation, no fuss, good quality
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great to see some cool retro styling going on to make the place feel warm. I spend 1x week a month in 'lifeless box' hotels around the world so this one was a welcome relief!! The old clock radio and lazyboy chairs were my favorites.
Cons: All good!! Well the cereal bowls were a little shallow....but if I have to clutch at straws like that to find a fault then its a good sign.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Handy location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and helpful service and the unique retro decor. Beautifully put together.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Owners were extremely lovely. Room was funky and everything you need. Alot of information and things to do were provided in a booklet.
Cons: Road noise (didn't realise but it's a busy road) Could hear someone snoring from another room (soundproof rooms)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Just a couple of minutes to the lake edge, this is a lovely motel to if you are spending a few days in Taupo. The room was well equipped, clean and warm, the bed was very comfy and we both slept very well.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Always stay here when we come to Taupo
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The owners are always friendly, and go out of their way to accommodate you. There is an abundance of information on restaurants and things to do in the Taupo area.
Cons: No real complaints
Lake Taupo Motor Inn - Taupo - Building
20
9.0 Excellent (607 reviews)
C$ 148+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Lake Taupo Motor Inn in Taupo, you'll be a 1-minute drive from Lake Taupo and 7 minutes from Huka Falls. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Limited parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Proximity to town
Cons: Would have been nice if there was a breakfast package
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Anazing staff. Rang us on the day to turn the heating on before we arrived. 5 minute walk to town. Clean nice comfy rooms
Cons: Nothing i diddnt like
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The view, comfort, location & staff were friendly
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Best service I've had from any motel. The owner was absolutely lovely. Gave us great information about where to go in taupo and was very caring to any thing we needed.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Easy check-in process, very clean, love the spa bath, AMAZING shower pressure and big room. Will definitely return.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Second time here and looking forward to be back :) Personal very helpful and friendly :) Nice room, clean and tidy.
Cons: -
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Everything from meeting the owner Christine to the most comfortable bed to the spa. What wasn't there to like. Everything was perfect for the stay. Am definitely going to be going back.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very welcoming and we loved sitting on our deck while the sun went down. Great restaurant recommendation!
7.9 Good
Pros: Lovely, perfect location, Clean and modern.