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Cascades Lakefront Motel

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On the beach, beach towels, kayaking
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Cascades Lakefront Motel

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Cascades Lakefront Motel

4.0 star property
4-star beachfront motel with outdoor pool, near Taupo Hot Springs

9.0/10 Superb

467 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
303 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Two Mile Bay

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 5 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle


  • Espresso Cove - 10 min walk
  • The Brantry Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Zest Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Rose on Roberts - 4 min drive
  • Plateau - 4 min drive

About this property

Cascades Lakefront Motel

Located only 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the airport, Cascades Lakefront Motel offers a free shuttle (available 24 hours). Guests can take a morning swim in at the outdoor pool, and the hot tub makes for a relaxing end to the day. The pool and helpful staff get great marks from fellow travellers.


Chinese (Mandarin), English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:30 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • 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

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 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


  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, up to 22 lb per pet)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)


  • Free airport shuttle from 9 AM to 6 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Playground
  • Trampoline

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skiing lessons nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby
  • Segway hire/tours nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Hot springs nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike hire
  • Beach towels
  • Ski storage


  • Built in 1986
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool
  • Hot tub


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Toaster


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)


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

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.</p> <p>This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Comfort Inn Cascades
Comfort Inn Cascades Motel
Comfort Inn Cascades Motel Taupo
Comfort Inn Cascades Taupo
Comfort Inn Cascades Hotel Taupo
Cascades Inn Taupo
Cascades Taupo
Cascades Lakefront Motel Taupo
Cascades Lakefront Taupo
Cascades Lakefront
Cascades Lakefront Motel Motel
Cascades Lakefront Motel Taupo
Cascades Lakefront Motel Motel Taupo

Frequently asked questions

Does Cascades Lakefront Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cascades Lakefront 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 Cascades Lakefront Motel?
As of 2 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Cascades Lakefront Motel on 6 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 Cascades Lakefront Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Cascades Lakefront Motel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Cascades Lakefront Motel?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a maximum weight of 22 lb per pet. There's a charge of NZD 20.00 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Cascades Lakefront Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Cascades Lakefront Motel?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available from 9 AM to 6 PM.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cascades Lakefront Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Cascades Lakefront Motel and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs and segway hire. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub and an invigorating swim in the outdoor pool. Cascades Lakefront Motel also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Cascades Lakefront Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Espresso Cove (10-min walk), Indian Delights (2 mi) and Replete (2.1 mi).
Does Cascades Lakefront Motel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Cascades Lakefront Motel like?
Cascades Lakefront Motel is in Two Mile Bay, a short 5-minute drive from Taupo (TUO) and 3 minutes' walk from Lake Taupo. Travellers say that the motel is in a great location.







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10/10 Exceptional

graeme, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ideal place to stay if your travelling with pets. Well set up,.clean, amazing access to the lake and a lovely spa pool.
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10/10 Exceptional

It's a nice place. We enjoyed our stay here🙂
Khounsone, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Darryl, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms a little “tired” but spacious and scrupulously clean.
Gillian, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jamie, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Makoni, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Stephen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely hosts
Scott and Tina, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Love staying at Cascades. So close to the Lake. Warm and cosy rooms. Quiet. Friendly staff. And, the biggest bonus of all, PET FRIENDLY. This is what brings me back every time.
Shelly, 1-night trip with friends
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