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1 room, 2 adults

Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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Great for families

Good to know

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Beach nearby
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave
130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

Upscale motel within easy reach of Lake Taupo
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Beach nearby
    • Free WiFi
    • Microwave
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  • Short 1 night family stay, clean, comfortable and well equipped. Friendly staff…Oct 7, 2019
  • Check in was good and owners seems friendly. The room was just okay, I’d recommend they…Sep 9, 2019

Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

  • 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 Hot Springs - 29 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 23 min walk
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 24 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 24 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 26 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. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival 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. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. 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

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

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

At the motel

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Year Built - 1970
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Number of living rooms 1
  • 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
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  • Gables Lakefront Motel
  • Gables Lakefront Motel Taupo
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  • Gables Lakefront Motel Motel


This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and onsite parking. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 percent

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 10.0 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.

FAQs for Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

  • Does Gables Lakefront Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Gables Lakefront Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Gables Lakefront Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Gables Lakefront Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Gables Lakefront Motel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 134 reviews

Very good 8.0
Lake front views. Gables
Great location, lake front views, recently renovated. Excellent service. The only issue was the shower was extremely loud when in use. We joaked you need earmuffs to take a shower.
Nathan, nz1 night romance trip
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, nz1 night romance 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
Very good 8.0
Amazing place.Pity there was no spa pool as stated
Beautiful location, very clean and staff incredibly friendly and helpful. The only drawback was online i booked a room with a spa pool to arrive and find it was only a whirlpool. No bubbles no jets just hot water slowly moving around. This was very disappointing due to the very high cost. Overall though an excellent place to stay and i will highly recommend it...
Aaron, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect Taupo stay
Very well appointed and great location.
Tony, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
THE place to stay at Lake Taupo
Friendly, warm and welcoming - awesome hospitality & great location. The units were clean, exceptionally clean with unique touches. Family friendly.
Noel, au3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Spacious clean room with a view
Ramya, us2 night family trip

Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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