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Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

Upscale motel within easy reach of Lake Taupo
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
From 967 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Fantastic service
Delicious food
Great location
Great wellness & sports facilities

Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

from NZ$203
  • Superior One Bedroom Apartment with Hot Tub
  • Deluxe One Bedroom Apartment
  • Two Bedroom Family Apartment
  • Three Bedroom Family Apartment

What’s around Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand


  • Lake Taupo - 3 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 23 min walk
  • Barbary - 24 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 24 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 26 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 29 min walk
  • Three Mile Bay - 36 min walk
  • Spa Thermal Park - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 7 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 4 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free extended parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Things to do
  • Spa tub
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Year Built - 1970
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Disabled parking

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 43-inch TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Daily housekeeping

Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Gables Lakefront
  • Gables Lakefront Motel Taupo
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  • Gables Lakefront Motel
  • Gables Lakefront Motel Taupo
  • Gables Lakefront Taupo
  • Gables Lakefront Motel Motel


This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 10.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 136 reviews

Very good 8.0
Love the hot pool
Another great stay here. Hot pool units are awesome. Biscuits are a nice treat.
Melissa, nz1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A good clean place friendly hosts .stayed twice so far next time in taupo may stay again . Recomend this place
Jason, nzRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Great place to stay with family. My grandchildren loved the spa and was do accessible to the lake. Would definitely stay again.
Michele, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel
This is a lovely hotel with a great view and location. The king room overlooking the lake was top notch and quite a self contained little apartment. The hosts Peter and Penny are friendly and helpful. We will definitely stay here again.
nz2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A great place with a lovely, chatty Duty Manager. The homebaked cookies and the fresh, Hawkes Bay apples were a cosy, welcome treat. I am already rebooked for this motel
Anthony, nz2 night romance trip

Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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