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1 room, 2 adults

Rainbow Point Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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Corner Lake Terrace and Rainbow Drive, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

Suburban motel with conference center, near Lake Taupo
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Tongariro crossing package Was a 18th bday present for my daughter. They loved it and…Feb 2, 2020
  • Our stay went really well. Manager was super friendly at check in. Made sure we knew…Jan 19, 2020

Rainbow Point Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

  • Comfort Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom, Courtyard Area
  • Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Exclusive Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Accessible, Ensuite
  • Deluxe Studio Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Ensuite
  • Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Ensuite

What’s around Rainbow Point Motel, Taupo, New Zealand


  • Lake Taupo - 7 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 37 min walk
  • Three Mile Bay - 4 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 28 min walk
  • Four Mile Bay - 29 min walk
  • Five Mile Bay - 39 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 4 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10 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.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM *


  • Free extended parking

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Rainbow Point Motel, Taupo, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Airport Motel @ Rainbow Point Motel Taupo
  • Rainbow Point Motel Taupo
  • Rainbow Point Motel Motel Taupo
  • Airport Motel @ Rainbow Point Motel
  • Airport @ Rainbow Point Taupo
  • Airport @ Rainbow Point
  • Rainbow Point Motel Taupo
  • Rainbow Point Taupo
  • Rainbow Point Motel Motel


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 10.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children (approximately)

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 Rainbow Point Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

  • Does Rainbow Point Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Rainbow Point 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 Rainbow Point Motel?
    Yes, there's free self and extended parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Rainbow Point Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Rainbow Point Motel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Rainbow Point Motel?
    Yes, a free airport shuttle is available from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM on request.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 177 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
It was fine for us just staying one night , no complaints.
Jonathan, nz1 night trip
Fair 4.0
I found these premises to be quite old and dated. The joinery is wooden. The blinds are worn out and the place was drab overall. The fittings likewise were dated. The bed and bedding were fine. The shower was raised and I had difficulty getting in. The gent I spoke with was nice and friendly. The seating was two old armchairs which were very uncomfortable. Not stay there again.
Keith, nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing host!
Edwin- we love you! Thank you so much for your generosity and hospitality, we appreciate it so much. Your great, we hope to be back soon. From Edwin & co. 😁
Sophia, nz1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Friendly staff, nice and clean, would be fine for the normal price of $113,but as it was Easter Sunday, it was $180.Way overpriced, but no other choice. Place is dated, and small, saviour for us was a great night at Ploughman's Pub, just a couple of doors down.
chris, nz1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Quiet stay.
Quiet and comfortable stay. Friendly staff. Good location with just a 2 min walk to lakevandcrestaurant.
Brian, nz1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Great no fuss place to stay!
A quick overnight stay for me, can't fault the service, was pleasantly surprised with friendliness and helpfulness. Recommended!
Pip, nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
School Holidays 2017
We stayed in 10 motels /hotels on our trip and this one was the best of the lot. Is a small little place without too much extra but felt like home. Got a nice little breakfast pack when we arrived which was eaten in the morning, nice and quiet . Beds were comfortable and the place was nice and tidy. A little walk from the lakefront city but only 5 minute drive. Would rate it as one of the best places I have stayed for years. If you are after a place with a nice homely feel and want to relax this is the place
nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Calling through
Just an overnighter but very nice, clean and close to the lake.
Dave, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Older motel. Excellent friendly staff who were very thoughtful. We arrived on quite a warm day and were upgraded to a better room. Had everything we needed for a one night stopover. Great position if you are into Parkrun
Susan, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
A place that goes above and beyond.
Having travelled extensively this is probably the best motel I have stayed in. Nothing was to much trouble and the owner had everything that you need and more ! This included a travel adapter and when I lost my brand new UE Boom speaker helping me collect it when he was on a family trip to Wellington - he just went above and beyond. Please stay here - definitely worth it!
Ashleigh, gb1 night trip with friends

Rainbow Point Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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