Taihape Motel

2.5 star property
No-frills motel in Taihape

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Taihape Motel

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Family Suite | Private kitchen
Front of property - evening/night
Family Suite | Living area
Shower, rainfall showerhead, free toiletries, hair dryer
Front of property

Overview of Taihape Motel



Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
The price is NZ$85
Price available on 02/10/2023
1 Kuku St, Taihape, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4720
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free self-parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Room options

Standard Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Suite

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Queen Beds

Exclusive Twin Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Classic Studio Suite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Basic Shared Dormitory

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 82 min drive


  • Straits Kitchen, Taihape - 2 min walk
  • Subway - 2 min walk
  • McDonald's - 4 min walk
  • Crystal Bar Tearooms & Bakery - 4 min walk
  • Oki Sushi - 3 min walk

About this property

Taihape Motel

Enjoy your visit to Taihape with a stay at Taihape Motel. You'll have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking.



Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free secured on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking area (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 7:30 AM–9:30 AM

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)


  • Front desk (limited hours)

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Heated floor (bathroom)

Freshen up

  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 15.00 to 20.00 per person

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for NZD 20.0 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20 per day


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 20.00 per pet, per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.


This property does not have lifts.
Long-term renters welcome.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Taihape Motel Motel
Taihape Motel Taihape
Taihape Motel Motel Taihape

Frequently asked questions

Does Taihape Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Taihape Motel 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 Taihape Motel?
As of 1 October 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Taihape Motel on 2 October 2023 start from NZ$85, 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 Taihape Motel?
This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Furthermore, 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 Taihape Motel?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of NZD 20.00 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Taihape Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Taihape Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What's the area around Taihape Motel like?
Taihape Motel is a short 10-minute walk from Taihape Gumboot and 2 minutes' walk from Taihape Town Hall.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Iwona, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Graeme, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

I have never been to an accommodation provider where the bathroom sink is also the kitchen sink.
Megan, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Handy location
The location was handy for the purpose of our visit to Taihape. Great host made us very welcome. Would happily stay here again.
Julie, 4-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Peter, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kenneth B, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ken, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Michael, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Reception handed us key with no instructions on wifi and just walked away. Had to return a couple of times to get things answered. Bathroom was dirty with lots of cobwebs and very low water pressure.
Larry, 1-night trip
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