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The Lake Motel

3.5-starThis property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
63 Mere Road, Taupo, 0330, New Zealand

3.5-star motel, convenient to Lake Taupo
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Free self parking
    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry facilities
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Restrictions related to your trip

New Zealand may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19. Find out more

  • It was a relaxing stay in a friendly tidy place. Jan 27, 2021
  • Lovely stay, can definitely recommendJun 4, 2020

The Lake Motel

from NZ$145
  • 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

What’s around The Lake Motel

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

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 7 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

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

  • New Zealand may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
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

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets allowed*

  • Restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

* 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

The Lake Motel’s small print

Also known as

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

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.

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

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 The Lake Motel

  • Does The Lake Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    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.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Lake Motel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Lake Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at The Lake Motel?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of NZD 10 per accommodation, per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Lake Motel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Lake Motel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Brantry Restaurant (10-min walk), Zest Cafe (11-min walk), and Cafe L 'Arte (6.1 mi).
  • What is there to do at The Lake Motel and nearby?
    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.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 46 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
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, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
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, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
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, nz1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
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, nz3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
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, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly staff, clean room and really enjoyed our stay :)
Kita, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The location is great, the room was spacious and tidy. Was nice to have the seating areas in the garden. The decor of the room was awesome, a blast from the past
au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely motel in an excellent location, friendly staff and fantastic room!
au2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
I love it - it is clean and has a quiet location. I love the retro themed rooms which add character making it homely and unique much better than staying in some generic boring apartment.
Susanna, au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very friendly, our dog had a great stay too. Facilities were great and very close to lake for a swim on a hot sunny day
au2 night trip

The Lake Motel