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Sails On The Lake

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Premium Apartment, 2 Bedrooms | Living area | 32-inch LCD TV with premium TV channels, TV
32-inch LCD TV with premium TV channels, TV
Premium Apartment, 2 Bedrooms | Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, wheelchair access

Overview of Sails On The Lake

Sails On The Lake

3.5 star property
Lakefront motel within easy reach of Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp

9.2/10 Superb

552 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Lounge area
The price is NZ$205
Price available on 12/02/2023
138 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 7 min drive


  • Espresso Cove - 12 min walk
  • The Brantry Restaurant - 12 min walk
  • Zest Cafe - 14 min walk
  • Rose on Roberts - 16 min walk
  • Cafe Baku - 18 min walk

About this property

Sails On The Lake

A great choice for a stay in Taupo, Sails On The Lake is only 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the airport. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, kayaking and mountain biking. Fellow travellers say great things about the helpful staff and walkable location.


Dutch, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 19 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skiing lessons nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • 36 holes of golf


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • Dutch
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.


<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Best Western Sails Motor
Best Western Sails Motor Lodge
Best Western Sails Motor Lodge Taupo
Best Western Sails Motor Taupo
Sails Motor Lodge Taupo
Sails Lake Motel Taupo
Sails Motor Taupo
Sails Motor
Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel Taupo
Sails Lake Motel
Sails Lake Taupo
Sails Lake
Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel
Sails On The Lake Motel
Sails On The Lake Taupo
Sails On The Lake Motel Taupo

Frequently asked questions

Does Sails On The Lake offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sails On The Lake does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Sails On The Lake?
As of 5 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sails On The Lake on 12 February 2023 start from NZ$205, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sails On The Lake?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Sails On The Lake?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Sails On The Lake?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sails On The Lake?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Sails On The Lake and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, hiking and kayaking, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Sails On The Lake also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Sails On The Lake?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Espresso Cove (12-min walk), The Brantry Restaurant (12-min walk) and Zest Cafe (14-min walk).
What's the area around Sails On The Lake like?
Sails On The Lake is located a short 1-minute walk from Lake Taupo. The local area is popular with nature enthusiasts and our guests say that it is very walkable.







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10/10 Exceptional

Arthur at reception was wonderful. Great location and view of the lake. Noise from the traffic didn’t bother us at all but there are units back from the street if needed. Taupo is such a beautiful town😊
Michael, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

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10/10 Exceptional

Staff are friendly, clean rooms, good spaces to park your car. Location is amazing
khaldoun, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marilee, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Keith, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sails on the Lake was a very pleasant place to stay.
Ian, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Very nice unit, well equipped. Convenient location.
Karen, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Deb, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Grant, 2-night family trip
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