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52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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52 Rifle Range Road, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

3.5-star motel with outdoor pool, near Lake Taupo
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Great motel, friendly and helpful staff,facilities great,room very comfortable and…Jun 17, 2020
  • Lovely stay as usual. Good facilities and quiet at night. Very helpful couple.Nov 25, 2019

52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

from NZ$125
  • Family Suite, Multiple Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Family Unit)
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Unit)
  • 2 Bedroom Upstairs Lake View

What’s around 52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand


  • Lake Taupo - 7 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 38 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 16 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 18 min walk
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 20 min walk
  • Spa Thermal Park - 25 min walk
  • Taupo Bungy - 26 min walk
  • Golf Club Taupo - 37 min walk

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival 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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free

  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self 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
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Playground on site
  • Arcade/game room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • 52 Rifle Motel Taupo
  • 52 Rifle Motel
  • 52 Rifle Taupo
  • 52 on Rifle Motel Motel
  • 52 on Rifle Motel Taupo
  • 52 on Rifle Motel Motel Taupo


The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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 52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

  • Does 52 on Rifle Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, 52 on Rifle 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 52 on Rifle Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at 52 on Rifle Motel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at 52 on Rifle Motel?
    Yes, pets are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at 52 on Rifle Motel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 112 reviews

Good 6.0
Very friendly owner. Unit was a little dated but clean & spacious. There was a unit under the desk that hummed all the time, maybe a dehumidifier?
nz1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hotel owners were really lovely and helpful. We had a lovely stay and enjoyed the amenities and local area.
Melissa, nz2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Absolutely awesome place
Amazing hotel with owners that are fully committed to making your stay perfect. Honestly if you have a problem with this place you should stay home. We travel alot and this ranks high on our list of great places.
Marian, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
thank you for the call on my cell phone to tell me my car lights were on, much appreciated
Yvonne, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great value for money
Older style motel. Raymond was extremely helpful and took us to our two bedroom upstairs unit. Spotlessly clean unit, heaps of room for four adults, lovely views to Lake Taupo and the mountains and within walking distance of many restaurants.
Sheena, nz1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great family place
Nice clean and tidy place great for the family and well priced
Alister, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Great motel,loved use of guest laundry,as we were over for a swimming competition.owners very friendly and helpful,kids loved play area.
Donna, nz1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Stopped here for the night
Check in easy, Owners lovely, rooms nice and clean have been refurbished. Seperate Bedroom for kids and main bed in louge which suited us.
Neil, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely old skool motel with all the mod cons
Just needed one night in Taupo on the eve of the Lake Taupo cycle challenge weekend. Was pleasantly surprised by this Motel. From the outside it looks like an old skool 70s motel, but once you're inside your room, you see that everything has been refurbished with SKY and WiFi, but it still retains its charm. Bed was super comfy with good pillows and black out curtains. It's close to town but is nice and quite. Will definitely stay here again in the future
Caroline, nz1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Well worth a visit
Very nice clean, convenient and comfortable, about a 10 minute walk to town, a very pleasant area, the owner was charming . Great linen and towels.....although we found that in all the hotels throughout New Zealand on this road trip.
David, gb2 night trip

52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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