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The Lake Motel

3.5-star motel, convenient to Lake Taupo

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
NZ$141

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9.4.Exceptional.
  • It was a relaxing stay in a friendly tidy place.

    Jan 27, 2021

  • Lovely stay, can definitely recommend

    Jun 4, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Guests rated location

Easy parking
Quiet
Safe
Convenient
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 6 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free use of bicycles
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • Lake Taupo - 5 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 29 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 25 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 25 min walk
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 26 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 27 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Classic Suite, Multiple Beds
  • 1960's Suite
  • 1970's Suite 3
  • Unit #4 - The Studio
  • Unit #5 - The Courtyard
  • Classic Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, Garden View

Location

  • Lake Taupo - 5 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 29 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 25 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Lake Taupo - 5 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 29 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 25 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 25 min walk
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 26 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 27 min walk
  • Spa Thermal Park - 29 min walk
  • Taupo Bungy - 31 min walk
  • Three Mile Bay - 39 min walk
  • Golf Club Taupo - 42 min walk
  • Four Mile Bay - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 7 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 6 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Guests will receive key retrieval information.

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

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Free bicycles on site

Nearby

  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Lake Motel Taupo
  • The Lake Motel Motel
  • The Lake Motel Taupo
  • The Lake Motel Motel Taupo

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20.0 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 10 per accommodation, per night

Policies

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

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.

This property accepts credit cards.

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

  • Yes, The Lake 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.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of NZD 10 per accommodation, per night.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Brantry Restaurant (10-min walk), Zest Cafe (11-min walk), and Cafe L 'Arte (6.1 mi).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs and segway rentals. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
9.4.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Welcoming friendly and helpful

    The owner was really helpful and upgraded us to a larger room at no extra charge. The beds were really comfortable and the room felt cosy and welcoming. The owner also recommended the local hot river which was great!

    Helen, 1 night family trip, Jul 8, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Same place to say is my house.

    Everything amazing. Great place and lovely well came, good location and the place has a very positive energy for everyone. I recommend to all countries. Quality of service,cleanliness of room,price $180 NZ money free wifi, you feel in your home.

    Silvana, 1 night family trip, Apr 24, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Consistently excellent

    Have stayed at The Lake Motel many times and it is always spot on. Clean, tidy, quiet, quirky design features, comfortable, good value for money and lovely hosts. I can’t recommend The Lake highly enough.

    Helen, 1 night business trip, Feb 24, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great hosts

    Thanks Tony and Di, great place you have & well looked after.It is a bonus that you are dog friendly to our Labradoodle. We will come stay again.

    Logan, 3 night romance trip, Aug 24, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Met my needs for an overnight travel stop. A key drop box for early departure would have been good

    Lis, 1 night family trip, Jan 23, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect stay, we had to leave early due to a family emergency but we plan on coming back

    2 night family trip, Jan 20, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Location was close to the lake and town. Quiet and private accommodation.

    1 night family trip, Dec 29, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Enjoyed the stay here. Room was tidy and clean and felt like it had been recently renovated. Very friendly hosts.

    1 night trip, Dec 29, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Always enjoy our stays at the The Lake Motel. The rooms are clean, welcoming and warm. The hosts are lovely people who make you feel very welcome. We wouldn't stay anywhere else.

    Beck, 2 night romance trip, Jul 30, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Friendly staff, clean room and really enjoyed our stay :)

    Kita, 1 night trip, Jul 17, 2020

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